1877 Boston Red Caps
1877 National League Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record42–18 (.700)
League place1st
Other information
Owner(s)Arthur Soden
Manager(s)Harry Wright
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The 1877 Boston Red Caps season was the 7th season of the franchise. Arthur Soden became the new owner of the franchise, who won their first National League pennant.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston 42 18 0.700 27–5 15–13
Louisville 35 25 0.583 7 20–9 15–16
Brooklyn Hartfords 31 27 0.534 10 19–8 12–19
St. Louis 28 32 0.467 14 20–10 8–22
Chicago 26 33 0.441 15½ 17–12 9–21
Cincinnati 15 42 0.263 25½ 12–18 3–24


Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]
Team BOS BKN CHI CIN LOU STL
Boston 7–5–1 10–2 11–1 8–4 6–6
Brooklyn 5–7–1 8–4 7–3 6–6–1 5–7
Chicago 2–10 4–8 8–3–1 4–8 8–4
Cincinnati 1–11 3–7 3–8–1 5–7 3–9
Louisville 4–8 6–6–1 8–4 7–5 10–2
St. Louis 6–6 7–5 4–8 9–3 2–10


Roster

1877 Boston Red Caps
Roster
Pitchers

Catchers

Infielders Outfielders Manager

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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 58 221 56 .253 1 31
1B Deacon White 59 266 103 .387 2 49
2B George Wright 61 290 80 .276 0 35
3B John Morrill 61 242 73 .302 0 28
SS Ezra Sutton 58 253 74 .292 0 39
OF Jim O'Rourke 61 265 96 .362 0 23
OF Andy Leonard 58 272 78 .287 0 27
OF Tim Murnane 35 140 39 .279 1 15

Other batters

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
Harry Schafer 33 141 39 .277 0 13
Harry Wright 1 4 0 .000 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Tommy Bond 58 521.0 40 17 2.11 170
Will White 3 27.0 2 1 3.00 7

References