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1892 Chicago Colts
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record
  • 1st half: 31–39 (.443)
  • 2nd half: 39–37 (.513)
  • Overall: 70–76 (.479)[1]
League place
  • 1st half: 8th (19 GB)
  • 2nd half: 7th (14 GB)
Other information
Owner(s)Albert Spalding
Manager(s)Cap Anson
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The 1892 Chicago Colts season was the 21st season of the Chicago Colts franchise, their 17th in the National League and the second at South Side Park. In a split season schedule, the Colts finished eighth in the first half of the season and seventh in the second half. Overall, the team had a record of 70–76, seventh-best in the 12-team National League.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Beaneaters 102 48 0.680 54–21 48–27
Cleveland Spiders 93 56 0.624 54–24 39–32
Brooklyn Grooms 95 59 0.617 9 51–24 44–35
Philadelphia Phillies 87 66 0.569 16½ 55–26 32–40
Cincinnati Reds 82 68 0.547 20 45–32 37–36
Pittsburgh Pirates 80 73 0.523 23½ 54–34 26–39
Chicago Colts 70 76 0.479 30 36–31 34–45
New York Giants 71 80 0.470 31½ 42–36 29–44
Louisville Colonels 63 89 0.414 40 37–31 26–58
Washington Senators 58 93 0.384 44½ 34–36 24–57
St. Louis Browns 56 94 0.373 46 37–36 19–58
Baltimore Orioles 46 101 0.313 54½ 29–44 17–57
National League
First Half Standings
W L Pct. GB
Boston Beaneaters 52 22 .703
Brooklyn Grooms 51 26 .662 2+12
Philadelphia Phillies 46 30 .605 7
Cincinnati Reds 44 31 .587 8+12
Cleveland Spiders 40 33 .548 11+12
Pittsburgh Pirates 37 39 .487 16
Washington Senators 35 41 .461 18
Chicago Colts 31 39 .443 19
St. Louis Browns 31 42 .425 20+12
New York Giants 31 43 .419 21
Louisville Colonels 30 47 .390 23+12
Baltimore Orioles 20 55 .267 32+12
National League
Second Half Standings
W L Pct. GB
Cleveland Spiders 53 23 .697
Boston Beaneaters 50 26 .658 3
Brooklyn Grooms 44 33 .571 9+12
Pittsburgh Pirates 43 34 .558 10+12
Philadelphia Phillies 41 36 .532 12+12
New York Giants 40 37 .519 13+12
Chicago Colts 39 37 .513 14
Cincinnati Reds 38 37 .507 14+12
Louisville Colonels 33 42 .440 19+12
Baltimore Orioles 26 46 .361 25
St. Louis Browns 25 52 .325 28+12
Washington Senators 23 52 .307 29+12

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team BAL BOS BR CHI CIN CLE LOU NYG PHI PIT STL WSH
Baltimore 0–13 2–12–1 4–7 4–10 2–11–2 6–7 5–9 4–10 5–9 8–6–1 6–7–1
Boston 13–0 9–5 10–4 8–5–1 8–6 12–2 11–3–1 6–7 7–6 7–7 11–3
Brooklyn 12–2–1 5–9 10–4 6–8 8–6 9–5 7–7 9–5–2 10–4 9–5–1 10–4
Chicago 7–4 4–10 4–10 6–7–1 3–9 5–9 10–4 5–9 7–7 7–5 12–2
Cincinnati 10–4 5–8–1 8–6 7–6–1 5–9 7–6–1 8–6 5–9 5–9 12–2–1 10–3–1
Cleveland 11–2–2 6–8 6–8 9–3 9–5 13–1 8–5 10–4 7–7–1 8–5–1 6–8
Louisville 7–6 2–12 5–9 9–5 6–7–1 1–13 4–10 4–10 8–6 9–5–1 8–6
New York 9–5 3–11–1 7–7 4–10 6–8 5–8 10–4 5–9 4–10–1 9–4 9–4
Philadelphia 10–4 7–6 5–9–2 9–5 9–5 4–10 10–4 9–5 8–6 7–7 9–5
Pittsburgh 9–5 6–7 4–10 7–7 9–5 7–7–1 6–8 10–4–1 6–8 10–4 6–8
St. Louis 6–8–1 7–7 5–9–1 5–7 2–12–1 5–8–1 5–9–1 4–9 7–7 4–10 6–8
Washington 7–6–1 3–11 4–10 2–12 3–10–1 8–6 6–8 4–9 5–9 8–6 8–6


Roster

1892 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 Pop Schriver 92 326 73 .224 1 34
1B Cap Anson 146 559 152 .272 1 74
2B Jim Canavan 118 439 73 .166 0 32
SS Bill Dahlen 143 581 170 .293 5 58
3B Jiggs Parrott 78 333 67 .201 2 22
OF Walt Wilmot 92 380 82 .216 2 35
OF Jimmy Ryan 128 505 148 .293 10 65
OF Sam Dungan 113 433 123 .284 0 53

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
George Decker 78 291 66 .227 1 28
Jimmy Cooney 65 238 41 .172 0 20
Malachi Kittridge 69 229 41 .179 0 10
Charlie Newman 16 61 10 .164 0 2
Jim Connor 9 34 2 .059 0 0
Fred Roat 8 31 6 .194 0 2

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 Hutchison 75 622.0 36 36 2.76 314
Ad Gumbert 46 382.2 22 19 3.41 118
Pat Luby 31 252.1 11 16 3.07 66
George Meakim 1 9.0 0 1 11.00 0
Frank Griffith 1 4.0 0 1 11.25 3

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
Harry DeMiller 4 24.0 1 1 6.38 15

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
John Hollison 1 0 0 0 2.25 2

References

  1. ^ "The 1892 Season". Retrosheet. Retrieved April 4, 2021.