1878 Boston Red Caps
1878 National League Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record41–19 (.683)
League place1st
Other information
Owner(s)Arthur Soden
Manager(s)Harry Wright
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The 1878 Boston Red Caps season was the 8th season of the franchise. The Red Caps won their second straight National League pennant.

Regular season

Season standings

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


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

1878 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 Pop Snyder 60 226 48 .212 0 14
1B John Morrill 60 233 56 .240 0 23
2B Jack Burdock 60 246 64 .260 0 25
3B Ezra Sutton 60 239 54 .226 1 29
SS George Wright 59 267 60 .225 0 12
OF Andy Leonard 60 262 68 .260 0 16
OF Jack Manning 60 248 63 .254 0 23
OF Jim O'Rourke 60 255 71 .278 1 29

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 2 8 1 .125 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 59 532.2 40 19 2.06 182

Other 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
Jack Manning 3 11.1 1 0 14.29 2

References