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1872 Boston Red Stockings

1872 > Class Major League > 1872 National Association
Overall: 39-8
Scored 521 runs, Allowed 236 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 38-9

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Harry Wright
Represented: Boston, MA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1871 / 1873

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Ross Barnes 22 45 239 230 81 99 28 2 1 44 12 2 9 4 .430 .452 .583 1.034 134 3
2 Dave Birdsall? 33 16 77 76 11 16 3 0 0 15 0 2 1 0 .211 .221 .250 .471 19 0
3 Charlie Gould 24 45 214 212 40 54 9 8 0 32 0 0 2 3 .255 .262 .373 .634 79 1
4 Andy Leonard 26 46 241 241 57 84 7 1 2 42 8 5 0 2 .349 .349 .411 .759 99 1
5 Cal McVey 22 46 238 237 56 76 10 2 0 41 6 1 1 1 .321 .324 .380 .703 90 0
6 Fraley Rogers? 22 45 205 204 39 56 7 1 1 28 2 0 1 4 .275 .278 .333 .611 68 2
7 Harry Schafer 25 48 226 226 51 65 10 4 1 35 3 0 0 8 .288 .288 .381 .668 86 1
8 Al Spalding 21 48 240 237 60 84 12 5 0 47 3 0 3 1 .354 .363 .447 .810 106 1
9 George Wright 25 48 258 255 87 86 16 6 2 35 14 4 3 1 .337 .345 .471 .816 120 0
10 Harry Wright 37 48 217 208 39 53 5 1 0 24 0 0 9 2 .255 .286 .288 .574 60 0
10 Players 25.1 48 2155 2126 521 673 107 30 7 343 48 14 29 26 .317 .326 .405 .731 861 9
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Al Spalding 21 38 8 .826 1.85 48 48 1 41 3 0 404.2 417 224 83 0 27 28 1 39 1738 1.097 9.3 0.0 0.6 0.6 1.04
2 Harry Wright 37 1 0 1.000 2.10 7 0 6 0 0 4 25.2 26 12 6 0 0 1 0 0 109 1.013 9.1 0.0 0.0 0.4
2 Players 22.6 39 8 .830 1.86 48 48 7 41 4 4 430.1 443 236 89 0 27 29 1 39 1847 1.092 9.3 0.0 0.6 0.6 1.07
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Cal McVey 39 149 30 27 2 .869 4.59 12 0 0
Dave Birdsall 12 44 13 12 0 .826 4.75 2 0 0
Harry Schafer 2 2 0 2 0 .500 1.00 0 0 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Charlie Gould 44 513 6 37 33 .933 11.80
Fraley Rogers 6 62 0 6 2 .912 10.33

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ross Barnes 45 138 162 32 31 .904 6.67
Andy Leonard 4 8 12 1 2 .952 5.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Harry Schafer 43 73 117 50 6 .792 4.42
Andy Leonard 6 9 8 6 0 .739 2.83
Cal McVey 1 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Wright 48 87 193 55 25 .836 5.83
Andy Leonard 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Andy Leonard 38 0.00
Harry Schafer 5 0.00
Dave Birdsall 4 0.00
Fraley Rogers 4 0.00
Cal McVey 2 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Harry Wright 48 0.00
Al Spalding 7 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fraley Rogers 38 0.00
Cal McVey 9 0.00
Dave Birdsall 3 0.00
Charlie Gould 2 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Harry Wright 48 67 4 11 1 .866 1.48
Fraley Rogers 41 45 4 13 1 .790 1.20
Andy Leonard 38 41 7 10 0 .828 1.26
Cal McVey 11 8 0 1 0 .889 0.73
Dave Birdsall 7 5 0 1 0 .833 0.71
Al Spalding 7 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.14
Harry Schafer 5 7 1 1 0 .889 1.60
Charlie Gould 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al Spalding 48 28 101 14 2 .902 2.69
Harry Wright 7 1 5 1 1 .857 0.86

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ross Barnes 22 R R 5' 8.0" 145 May 8, 1850 Mount Morris, NY, US
Dave Birdsall 33 5' 9.0" 126 Jul 16, 1838 New York, NY, US
Charlie Gould 24 R R 6' 0.0" 172 Aug 21, 1847 Cincinnati, OH, US
Andy Leonard 26 R R 5' 7.0" 168 Jun 1, 1846 Antrim, IE
Cal McVey 22 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Aug 30, 1849 Montrose, IA, US
Fraley Rogers 22 5' 8.0" 184 1850 Brooklyn, NY, US
Harry Schafer 25 R R 5' 9.0" 143 Aug 14, 1846 Philadelphia, PA, US
Al Spalding 21 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Sep 2, 1850 Byron, IL, US
George Wright 25 R R 5' 9.0" 150 Jan 28, 1847 New York, NY, US
Harry Wright 37 R R 5' 9.0" 157 Jan 10, 1835 Sheffield, GB

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