1879 Syracuse Stars season

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1879 Syracuse Stars
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Manager(s) Mike Dorgan, Bill Holbert, Jimmy Macullar
     

After finishing in second place in the International Association in 1878, the Syracuse Stars joined the rival National League for the 1879 baseball season. However, on September 10, with a seventh-place 22–48 record, they folded operations with a handful of games remaining.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Providence Grays 59 25 0.702 34–8 25–17
Boston Red Caps 54 30 0.643 5 29–13 25–17
Buffalo Bisons 46 32 0.590 10 23–16 23–16
Chicago White Stockings 46 33 0.582 10½ 29–13 17–20
Cincinnati Reds 43 37 0.537 14 21–16 22–21
Cleveland Blues 27 55 0.329 31 15–27 12–28
Syracuse Stars 22 48 0.314 30 11–22 11–26
Troy Trojans 19 56 0.253 35½ 12–27 7–29


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1879 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BUF CHI CIN CLE PRV SYR TRO
Boston 9–3 4–8 7–5 10–2 4–8 9–3 11–1
Buffalo 3–9 6–6–1 7–3 8–4 6–6 5–3 11–1
Chicago 8–4 6–6–1 3–8 8–4 5–7–1 8–1 8–3–2
Cincinnati 5–7 3–7 8–3 8–4 2–10 8–4–1 9–2
Cleveland 2–10 4–8 4–8 4–8 4–8 4–7 5–6
Providence 8–4 6–6 7–5–1 10–2 8–4 10–2 10–2
Syracuse 3–9 3–5 1–8 4–8–1 7–4 2–10 2–4
Troy 1–11 1–11 3–8–2 2–9 6–5 2–10 4–2


Roster[edit]

1879 Syracuse Stars
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 Bill Holbert 59 229 46 .201 0 21
1B Hick Carpenter 65 261 53 .203 0 20
2B Jack Farrell 54 241 73 .303 1 21
3B Red Woodhead 34 131 21 .160 0 2
SS Jimmy Macullar 64 246 52 .211 0 13
OF Mike Mansell 67 242 52 .215 1 13
OF Blondie Purcell 63 277 72 .260 0 25
OF John Richmond 62 254 54 .213 1 23

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
Mike Dorgan 59 270 72 .267 1 17
George Creamer 15 60 13 .217 0 3
John McGuinness 12 51 15 .294 0 4
Jack Allen 11 48 9 .188 0 3
Kick Kelly 10 36 4 .111 0 2
George Adams 4 13 3 .231 0 0
Frank Decker 3 10 1 .100 0 0
Charlie Osterhout 2 8 0 .000 0 0
Tom Mansell 1 4 1 .250 0 0

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
Harry McCormick 54 457.1 18 33 2.99 96
Blondie Purcell 22 179.2 4 15 3.76 28

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
Mike Dorgan 2 0 0 0 2.25 8

References[edit]