1891 Chicago Colts
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Owner(s)Albert Spalding
Manager(s)Cap Anson
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The 1891 Chicago Colts season was the 20th season of the Chicago Colts franchise, the 16th in the National League and the 1st at South Side Park. The Colts finished second in the National League with a record of 82–53.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Beaneaters 87 51 0.630 51–20 36–31
Chicago Colts 82 53 0.607 43–22 39–31
New York Giants 71 61 0.538 13 39–28 32–33
Philadelphia Phillies 68 69 0.496 18½ 35–34 33–35
Cleveland Spiders 65 74 0.468 22½ 40–28 25–46
Brooklyn Grooms 61 76 0.445 25½ 41–31 20–45
Cincinnati Reds 56 81 0.409 30½ 26–41 30–40
Pittsburgh Pirates 55 80 0.407 30½ 32–34 23–46

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHI CIN CLE NYG PHI PIT
Boston 15–5 7–13 11–9 11–9 15–5–1 12–7 16–3–1
Brooklyn 5–15 7–13 9–10 11–9 8–11 12–8 9–10
Chicago 13–7 13–7 14–6 16–4 5–13–1 9–10 12–6–1
Cincinnati 9–11 10–9 6–14 7–13 5–13–1 9–11 10–10
Cleveland 9–11 9–11 4–16 13–7 6–13–1 10–10–1 14–6
New York 5–15–1 11–8 13–5–1 13–5–1 13–6–1 9–10 7–12
Philadelphia 7–12 8–12 10–9 11–9 10–10–1 10–9 12–8
Pittsburgh 3–16–1 10–9 6–12–1 10–10 6–14 12–7 8–12


Roster

1891 Chicago Colts
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 Malachi Kittridge 79 296 62 .209 2 27
1B Cap Anson 136 540 157 .291 8 120
2B Fred Pfeffer 137 498 123 .247 7 77
SS Jimmy Cooney 118 465 114 .245 0 42
3B Bill Dahlen 135 549 143 .260 9 76
OF Walt Wilmot 121 498 137 .275 11 71
OF Cliff Carroll 130 515 132 .256 7 80
OF Jimmy Ryan 118 505 140 .277 9 66

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
Tom Burns 59 243 55 .226 1 17
Pop Schriver 27 90 30 .333 1 21
Bill Bowman 15 45 4 .089 0 5
Bill Merritt 11 42 9 .214 0 4
Tom Nagle 8 25 3 .120 0 1
Elmer Foster 4 16 3 .188 1 1
Marty Honan 5 12 2 .167 0 3

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
Bill Hutchinson 66 561.0 44 19 2.81 261
Ad Gumbert 32 256.1 17 11 3.58 73
Pat Luby 30 206.0 8 11 4.76 52
Ed Stein 14 101.0 7 6 3.74 38
Tom Vickery 14 79.2 6 5 4.07 39

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
George Nicol 3 11.0 0 1 4.91 12

Relief pitchers

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Jimmy Ryan 1 0 0 1 1.59 2

References