1878 Providence Grays season

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1878 Providence Grays
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Henry Root
Manager(s) Tom York
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The Providence Grays were a new franchise that joined the National League for the 1878 baseball season. They finished in third place.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Red Caps 41 19 0.683 23–7 18–12
Cincinnati Reds 37 23 0.617 4 25–8 12–15
Providence Grays 33 27 0.550 8 17–13 16–14
Chicago White Stockings 30 30 0.500 11 17–18 13–12
Indianapolis Blues 24 36 0.400 17 10–17 14–19
Milwaukee Grays 15 45 0.250 26 7–18 8–27


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1878 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]
Team BOS CHI CIN IND MIL PRV
Boston 8–4 6–6 10–2 11–1 6–6
Chicago 4–8 2–10 8–4 10–2 6–6–1
Cincinnati 6–6 10–2 4–8–1 8–4 9–3
Indianapolis 2–10 4–8 8–4–1 8–4–1 2–10–1
Milwaukee 1–11 2–10 4–8 4–8–1 4–8
Providence 6–6 6–6–1 3–9 10–2–1 8–4


Roster[edit]

1878 Providence Grays
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Lew Brown 58 243 74 .305 1 43
1B Tim Murnane 49 188 45 .239 0 14
2B Charlie Sweasy 55 212 37 .175 0 8
3B Bill Hague 62 250 51 .204 0 25
SS Tom Carey 61 253 60 .237 0 24
OF Dick Higham 62 281 90 .320 1 29
OF Tom York 62 269 83 .309 1 26
OF Paul Hines 62 257 92 .358 4 50

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Doug Allison 19 76 22 .289 0 7
Lip Pike 5 22 5 .227 0 4

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned Run Average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
John Ward 37 334 22 13 1.51 116
Tricky Nichols 11 98 4 7 4.22 21
Harry Wheeler 7 62 6 1 3.48 25
Fred Corey 5 23 1 2 2.35 7
Tom Healey 3 24 0 3 3.00 2
Cherokee Fisher 1 9 0 1 4.00 2

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned Run Average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Doug Allison 1 0 0 0 1.80 0
Lew Brown 1 0 0 0 18.00 0

References[edit]