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1872 Major League Baseball New Debuts

Rk Name Age Debut Pos Tm WAR Ht Wt B T Birthdate Birthplace Schools and Draft
1 Ham Allen Frank Erwin 26.007 Apr 27 /O65 MAN 0.1 5-4 Apr 20, 1846 Augusta, ME, US
2 Andy Allison Andrew Kent .000 May 7 *3/O ECK -0.5 5-10 150 New York, NY, US
3 Bill Allison William 21.310 May 21 /3O4 ECK -0.1 Jul 16, 1850 New York, NY, US
4 Billy Arnold Willis S. 21.055 Apr 26 /O MAN -0.0 Mar 2, 1851 Middletown, CT, US
5 Tom Barlow Thomas H. .000 May 2 *2/65 BRA 1.5 NY, US
6 John Barrett John .000 Sep 18 /O BRA -0.2 Brooklyn, NY, US
7 Cy Bentley Clytus George 21.155 Apr 26 1/O MAN -3.4 Nov 23, 1850 East Haven, CT, US
8 William Bestick William .000 Jun 20 /26 ECK 0.1 New York, NY, US
9 Oscar Bielaski Oscar 25.034 Apr 24 O NAT -0.8 5-10 170 R R Mar 21, 1847 Washington, DC, US
10 Eddie Booth Edward H. .000 Apr 26 4/O MAN -1.4 Brooklyn, NY, US
11 Bill Boyd William J. 19.122 Apr 22 *5/4O NYU 1.9 250 Dec 22, 1852 New York, NY, US
12 Jim Britt James Edward 16.067 May 2 *1 BRA -0.3 5-6 Feb 25, 1856 Brooklyn, NY, US High School: Tonawanda HS (Tonawanda, NY)
13 Oliver Brown Oliver Edward 23.090 Aug 1 /O BRA -0.3 6-0 160 R R May 3, 1849 Brooklyn, NY, US
14 Jack Burdock John Joseph 20.000 May 2 *6/24 BRA 14.8 5-9 158 R R Brooklyn, NY, US
15 Frank Buttery Frank 20.349 Apr 26 /O15 MAN -0.6 May 13, 1851 Silvermine, CT, US
16 James Cavanagh James .000 Sep 11 /3O ECK 0.0
17 John Clapp John Edgar 20.286 Apr 26 2/63O MAN 18.9 5-7 194 R R Jul 15, 1851 Ithaca, NY, US
18 Denny Clare Dennis J. 19.000 Sep 14 /46 BRA -0.1 Brooklyn, NY, US
19 Jim Clinton James Lawrence 21.282 May 18 5/O4261 ECK -0.7 5-8 174 R R Aug 10, 1850 New York, NY, US
20 Dennis Coughlin Dennis H. 28.000 Apr 27 /O346 NAT -0.1 NY, US
21 Candy Cummings William Arthur 23.187 Apr 22 *1/O NYU 36.4 5-9 120 R R Oct 18, 1848 Ware, MA, US
22 Herman Dehlman Herman J. .000 May 2 *3 BRA 2.9 Brooklyn, NY, US
23 Herm Doscher John Henry, Sr. 19.260 Sep 5 /O BRA -0.2 5-10 182 R R Dec 20, 1852 New York, NY, US
24 Jacob Doyle Jacob Dixon 16.146 Apr 20 /64 NAT -0.4 Nov 26, 1855 Leesburg, VA, US
25 George Fields George W. 18.000 May 2 5/O6 MAN -0.5 Waterbury, CT, US
26 George Fletcher George Horace Elliot 27.061 Jun 21 /O ECK 0.0 Apr 21, 1845 Brooklyn, NY, US School: Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
27 John Galvin John A. 29.000 May 7 /4 BRA -0.1 5-7 178 NY, US
28 Count Gedney Alfred W. 22.357 Apr 27 /O TRO 2.4 5-9 140 May 6, 1849 New York, NY, US
29 Jim Hall James .000 May 20 4 BRA -0.1
30 Nat Hicks Nathan Woodhull 27.003 Apr 22 *2/O NYU 3.9 6-1 186 R R Apr 19, 1845 Hempstead, NY, US
31 Higby .000 Sep 18 /O BRA -0.1
32 Paul Hines Paul Aloysius 17.050 Apr 20 /352 NAT 44.6 5-9 173 R R Mar 1, 1855 VA, US
33 Jim Holdsworth James 21.305 May 14 *6 CLE 2.9 R R Jul 14, 1850 New York, NY, US
34 Holly Hollingshead John Samuel 19.094 Apr 20 /4 NAT -0.3 Jan 17, 1853 Washington, DC, US
35 Dick Hunt Richard M. .000 May 7 /O4 ECK -0.0 5-9 145 NY, US
36 Dick Hurley William H. .000 Apr 18 /O OLY -0.1 5-7 160 L Honesdale, PA, US
37 Nat Jewett Nathan W. 27.192 Jul 4 /2 ECK -0.0 5-9 137 Dec 25, 1844 New York, NY, US
38 John Kenney John J. .000 May 2 /4O BRA -0.5 Brooklyn, NY, US
39 David Lenz David 21.127 May 7 /2 ECK -0.1 Jan 1, 1851 DE
40 Charlie Lowe Charles .000 Sep 24 /4 BRA -0.4 Baltimore, MD, US
41 Martin Malone Martin .000 Jun 20 /O41 ECK -0.6
42 Al Martin Alfred D. 24.000 May 7 /4 ECK -0.5 Van Vorst, NJ, US
43 Phonney Martin Alphonse Case 26.266 Apr 26 *O/1 TRO -1.7 5-7 148 Aug 4, 1845 New York, NY, US
44 Frank McCarton Francis 17.203 Apr 26 O MAN 0.2 Oct 6, 1854 New York, NY, US
45 Jack McDonald Daniel .000 May 2 /O BRA -0.3 5-11 172 Brooklyn, NY, US
46 Joe Miller Joseph Wick 21.338 Jun 26 /3 NAT -0.6 5-10 169 Jul 24, 1850 DE
47 Martin Mullen Martin 19.361 Aug 17 /O CLE -0.1 Aug 22, 1852 Cleveland, OH, US
48 Tim Murnane Timothy Hayes 20.327 Apr 26 *3 MAN 2.0 5-9 172 L R Jun 4, 1851 Naugatuck, CT, US School: College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, MA)
49 Candy Nelson John W. 23.089 Jun 11 /O6 TRO 15.9 5-6 145 L R Mar 14, 1849 Portland, ME, US
50 O'Rourke .000 Jul 9 /1 ECK -0.2
51 Jim O'Rourke James Henry 21.238 Apr 26 6/253 MAN 51.5 5-8 185 R R Sep 1, 1850 Bridgeport, CT, US School: Yale University (New Haven, CT)
52 Bob Reach Robert 28.234 Apr 18 /6 OLY -0.1 5-5 155 Aug 28, 1843 Brooklyn, NY, US
53 Jack Remsen John Jay .000 May 2 *O BRA 4.2 5-11 189 R R Brooklyn, NY, US
54 Val Robinson Alfred Valentine 23.244 May 1 /O OLY -0.2 Aug 31, 1848 Washington, DC, US
55 Fraley Rogers Fraley W. .000 Apr 30 *O/3 BOS 0.4 5-8 184 Brooklyn, NY, US
56 Jim Snyder James C. A. 24.235 May 7 *6/2O ECK 0.4 5-7 130 Sep 15, 1847 Brooklyn, NY, US
57 Josh Snyder Joshua M. 28.000 May 18 /O ECK -0.2 Brooklyn, NY, US
58 Spencer .000 Jun 3 /6 NAT -0.1
59 Sy Studley Seymour L. 30.000 Apr 20 /O NAT -0.4 5-7 180 Byron, NY, US
60 Marty Swandell John Martin 30.000 May 7 /5O43 ECK -0.2 5-10 146 L L Baden, DE
61 Al Thake Albert 22.266 Jun 13 O/4 BRA -0.1 6-0 Sep 21, 1849 Wymondham, Norfolk, GB
62 Jim Tipper James 22.313 Apr 26 O/5 MAN -0.8 5-5 148 Jun 18, 1849 Middletown, CT, US
63 Herb Worth Herbert 25.088 Jul 29 /O BRA -0.0 May 2, 1847
64 Bill Yeatman William Suter 34.041 Apr 20 /O NAT -0.1 Mar 10, 1838 Alexandria, VA, US
Rk Name Yrs From To ASG WAR/pos G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS Debut Age
1 Ham Allen 1 1872 1872 0 0.1 17 70 70 9 19 3 0 0 11 0 0 0 1 .271 .271 .314 .586 Apr 27 26.007
2 Andy Allison 1 1872 1872 0 -0.5 22 93 92 9 15 2 0 0 10 0 0 1 2 .163 .172 .185 .357 May 7 .000
3 Bill Allison 1 1872 1872 0 -0.1 5 19 19 5 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .158 .158 .158 .316 May 21 21.310
4 Billy Arnold 1 1872 1872 0 -0.0 2 7 7 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .286 Apr 26 21.055
5 Tom Barlow 4 1872 1875 0 1.5 126 614 604 120 175 6 3 1 32 27 13 10 5 .290 .301 .315 .616 May 2 .000
6 John Barrett 1 1872 1872 0 -0.2 8 34 34 6 7 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 .206 .206 .235 .441 Sep 18 .000
7 Cy Bentley 1 1872 1872 0 -0.1 23 115 114 23 25 3 4 1 11 1 2 1 2 .219 .226 .342 .568 Apr 26 21.155
8 William Bestick 1 1872 1872 0 0.1 4 14 14 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .286 .286 .571 Jun 20 .000
9 Oscar Bielaski 5 1872 1876 0 -0.8 174 756 746 117 179 7 2 0 52 9 9 10 18 .240 .250 .255 .505 Apr 24 25.034
10 Eddie Booth 5 1872 1876 0 -1.1 242 1023 1016 128 243 26 13 1 76 4 8 7 11 .239 .244 .293 .538 Apr 26 .000
11 Bill Boyd 4 1872 1875 0 2.0 146 676 666 94 192 30 9 3 91 6 3 10 13 .288 .299 .374 .673 Apr 22 19.122
12 Jim Britt 2 1872 1873 0 -0.6 91 408 395 55 88 10 0 0 24 1 2 13 19 .223 .248 .248 .496 May 2 16.067
13 Oliver Brown 2 1872 1875 0 -0.3 7 25 25 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .080 .080 .080 .160 Aug 1 23.090
14 Jack Burdock 18 1872 1891 0 14.8 1187 5065 4915 778 1231 164 50 18 501 59 15 140 367 .250 .273 .315 .588 May 2 20.000
15 Frank Buttery 1 1872 1872 0 -0.4 18 93 93 16 20 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 2 .215 .215 .215 .430 Apr 26 20.349
16 James Cavanagh 1 1872 1872 0 0.0 5 23 23 3 6 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 .261 .261 .304 .565 Sep 11 .000
17 John Clapp 11 1872 1883 0 18.9 588 2635 2523 459 713 92 35 7 279 17 11 112 51 .283 .313 .355 .668 Apr 26 20.286
18 Denny Clare 1 1872 1872 0 -0.1 2 7 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .286 Sep 14 19.000
19 Jim Clinton 10 1872 1886 0 -0.1 426 1822 1719 246 438 45 20 4 55 3 1 82 20 .255 .297 .311 .608 May 18 21.282
20 Dennis Coughlin 1 1872 1872 0 -0.1 8 37 37 5 11 1 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 .297 .297 .324 .622 Apr 27 28.000
21 Candy Cummings HOF 6 1872 1877 0 -2.1 247 1084 1068 149 227 29 9 0 107 3 2 16 51 .213 .224 .257 .481 Apr 22 23.187
22 Herman Dehlman 6 1872 1877 0 2.9 307 1267 1219 226 262 34 5 0 85 34 11 48 67 .215 .245 .251 .496 May 2 .000
23 Herm Doscher 6 1872 1882 0 -0.2 109 438 436 36 98 14 0 0 40 1 1 2 33 .225 .228 .257 .485 Sep 5 19.260
24 Jacob Doyle 1 1872 1872 0 -0.4 9 41 41 6 11 1 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 .268 .268 .293 .561 Apr 20 16.146
25 George Fields 1 1872 1872 0 -0.5 18 86 86 17 19 3 1 0 14 0 0 0 2 .221 .221 .279 .500 May 2 18.000
26 George Fletcher 1 1872 1872 0 0.0 2 8 8 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 Jun 21 27.061
27 John Galvin 1 1872 1872 0 -0.1 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 May 7 29.000
28 Count Gedney 4 1872 1875 0 1.9 202 845 832 139 209 25 8 5 99 8 7 13 26 .251 .263 .319 .581 Apr 27 22.357
29 Jim Hall 3 1872 1875 0 -0.1 16 70 69 9 20 0 2 0 7 0 0 1 1 .290 .300 .348 .648 May 20 .000
30 Nat Hicks 6 1872 1877 0 3.9 257 1167 1142 172 301 35 6 1 116 9 3 25 23 .264 .279 .307 .587 Apr 22 27.003
31 Higby 1 1872 1872 0 -0.1 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Sep 18 .000
32 Paul Hines 20 1872 1891 0 44.6 1658 7470 7062 1217 2133 399 93 57 855 163 11 372 310 .302 .340 .409 .749 Apr 20 17.050
33 Jim Holdsworth 8 1872 1884 0 2.9 319 1492 1484 221 432 38 22 0 138 8 7 8 20 .291 .295 .346 .641 May 14 21.305
34 Holly Hollingshead 3 1872 1875 0 -0.3 58 263 261 45 69 4 4 0 33 2 1 2 7 .264 .270 .310 .580 Apr 20 19.094
35 Dick Hunt 1 1872 1872 0 -0.0 11 47 46 10 15 1 1 0 4 0 1 1 0 .326 .340 .391 .732 May 7 .000
36 Dick Hurley 1 1872 1872 0 -0.1 2 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Apr 18 .000
37 Nat Jewett 1 1872 1872 0 -0.0 2 8 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .250 Jul 4 27.192
38 John Kenney 1 1872 1872 0 -0.5 5 19 19 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 May 2 .000
39 David Lenz 1 1872 1872 0 -0.1 4 12 12 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .083 .083 .083 .167 May 7 21.127
40 Charlie Lowe 1 1872 1872 0 -0.4 7 31 31 2 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 .161 .161 .161 .323 Sep 24 .000
41 Martin Malone 1 1872 1872 0 0.1 5 17 16 2 6 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 3 .375 .412 .375 .787 Jun 20 .000
42 Al Martin 3 1872 1875 0 -0.5 17 73 73 4 12 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 .164 .164 .164 .329 May 7 24.000
43 Phonney Martin 2 1872 1873 0 -0.7 74 339 337 52 82 4 2 0 37 4 3 2 8 .243 .248 .267 .515 Apr 26 26.266
44 Frank McCarton 1 1872 1872 0 0.2 19 85 82 19 25 5 0 0 12 0 0 3 4 .305 .329 .366 .695 Apr 26 17.203
45 Jack McDonald 1 1872 1872 0 -0.3 16 66 66 9 16 3 1 0 4 0 0 0 1 .242 .242 .318 .561 May 2 .000
46 Joe Miller 2 1872 1875 0 -0.6 29 108 108 5 15 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 10 .139 .139 .148 .287 Jun 26 21.338
47 Martin Mullen 1 1872 1872 0 -0.1 1 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Aug 17 19.361
48 Tim Murnane 8 1872 1884 0 2.0 383 1692 1632 336 426 32 9 5 130 39 14 60 54 .261 .287 .301 .588 Apr 26 20.327
49 Candy Nelson 13 1872 1890 0 15.9 817 3673 3294 648 833 93 27 3 208 68 2 352 45 .253 .330 .300 .630 Jun 11 23.089
50 O'Rourke 1 1872 1872 0 -0.1 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jul 9 .000
51 Jim O'Rourke HOF 23 1872 1904 0 51.3 1999 9052 8503 1729 2639 468 149 62 1208 229 12 513 362 .310 .352 .422 .775 Apr 26 21.238
52 Bob Reach 2 1872 1873 0 -0.1 3 13 13 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .231 .231 .462 Apr 18 28.234
53 Jack Remsen 10 1872 1884 0 4.2 578 2424 2353 366 573 69 39 9 201 14 7 71 131 .244 .266 .317 .583 May 2 .000
54 Val Robinson 1 1872 1872 0 -0.2 7 31 30 6 6 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 1 .200 .226 .200 .426 May 1 23.244
55 Fraley Rogers 2 1872 1873 0 0.4 47 216 215 41 60 8 1 1 31 2 0 1 6 .279 .282 .340 .622 Apr 30 .000
56 Jim Snyder 1 1872 1872 0 0.4 25 103 103 16 30 2 3 0 11 0 2 0 1 .291 .291 .369 .660 May 7 24.235
57 Josh Snyder 1 1872 1872 0 -0.2 9 38 37 4 6 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 .162 .184 .216 .400 May 18 28.000
58 Spencer 1 1872 1872 0 -0.1 1 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jun 3 .000
59 Sy Studley 1 1872 1872 0 -0.4 5 21 21 3 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 .095 .095 .095 .190 Apr 20 30.000
60 Marty Swandell 2 1872 1873 0 -0.2 16 65 61 9 13 1 0 0 5 0 1 4 1 .213 .262 .230 .491 May 7 30.000
61 Al Thake 1 1872 1872 0 -0.1 18 78 78 14 23 2 2 0 15 2 0 0 2 .295 .295 .372 .667 Jun 13 22.266
62 Jim Tipper 3 1872 1875 0 -0.8 110 468 466 70 114 13 0 0 41 1 1 2 14 .245 .248 .273 .520 Apr 26 22.313
63 Herb Worth 1 1872 1872 0 -0.0 1 5 5 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .400 .600 Jul 29 25.088
64 Bill Yeatman 1 1872 1872 0 -0.1 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Apr 20 34.041
Rk Name Yrs From To ASG WAR W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP Debut Age
1 Cy Bentley 1 1872 1872 0 -3.2 2 15 .118 6.06 18 17 1 14 0 0 144.0 259 253 97 4 12 5 0 6 794 1.882 Apr 26 21.155
2 Eddie Booth 5 1872 1876 0 -0.3 0 0 10.80 1 0 1 0 0 0 5.0 16 10 6 0 0 0 0 0 34 3.200 Apr 26 .000
3 Bill Boyd 4 1872 1875 0 -0.1 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.2 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 2.400 Apr 22 19.122
4 Jim Britt 2 1872 1873 0 0.3 26 64 .289 4.26 91 91 0 88 1 0 816.2 1264 992 387 12 62 29 1 45 4115 1.624 May 2 16.067
5 Frank Buttery 1 1872 1872 0 -0.2 3 2 .600 4.27 8 5 3 5 0 0 59.0 94 78 28 1 3 5 0 0 295 1.644 Apr 26 20.349
6 Jim Clinton 10 1872 1886 0 -0.6 1 15 .063 2.94 19 16 3 11 0 0 141.0 178 151 46 1 6 9 0 19 655 1.305 May 18 21.282
7 Candy Cummings HOF 6 1872 1877 0 38.5 145 94 .607 2.42 242 241 2 233 19 0 2149.2 2526 1450 579 12 113 259 0 67 9583 1.228 Apr 22 23.187
8 Count Gedney 4 1872 1875 0 0.5 1 0 1.000 0.82 2 1 1 1 0 0 11.0 7 4 1 0 1 2 0 2 43 0.727 Apr 27 22.357
9 Paul Hines 20 1872 1891 0 -0.0 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 3.000 Apr 20 17.050
10 Martin Malone 1 1872 1872 0 -0.7 0 2 .000 10.50 2 2 0 2 0 0 18.0 51 50 21 1 4 0 0 0 119 3.056 Jun 20 .000
11 Phonney Martin 2 1872 1873 0 -1.0 3 10 .231 4.03 24 13 10 10 0 0 156.1 263 202 70 1 17 6 0 10 827 1.791 Apr 26 26.266
12 O'Rourke 1 1872 1872 0 -0.2 0 1 .000 8.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 16 15 8 0 2 0 0 1 51 2.000 Jul 9 .000
13 Jim O'Rourke HOF 23 1872 1904 0 0.1 0 1 .000 4.12 6 0 3 0 0 2 19.2 17 14 9 0 2 4 0 1 70 0.966 Apr 26 21.238
Totals 80 1872 1904 0 33.1 181 204 .470 3.19 416 387 25 365 20 2 3532.0 4698 3223 1252 32 222 319 1 153 16601 1.882