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1872 Boston Red Stockings

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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39-8, Finished 1st in National Association (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Harry Wright (39-8)
Scored 521 runs, Allowed 236 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 38-9

Ballparks: South End Grounds I ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 104, Pitching - 99 · one-year: Batting - 106, Pitching - 100


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1871 / 1873 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Game Results

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1872 Top 12 by WAR

Please note that players may not be in the uniform of the correct team in these images.
Photo of Al Spalding Photo of Ross Barnes Photo of George Wright Photo of Harry Schafer Photo of Cal McVey Photo of Harry Wright Photo of Andy Leonard Photo of Charlie Gould Photo of Fraley Rogers Photo of Dave Birdsall

Team Batting

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Rk Pos Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 C Cal McVey 22 46 238 237 56 76 10 2 0 41 6 1 1 1 .321 .324 .380 .703 112 90 0
2 1B Charlie Gould 24 45 214 212 40 54 9 8 0 32 0 0 2 3 .255 .262 .373 .634 90 79 1
3 2B Ross Barnes 22 45 239 230 81 99 28 2 1 44 12 2 9 4 .430 .452 .583 1.034 211 134 3
4 SS George Wright 25 48 258 255 87 86 16 6 2 35 14 4 3 1 .337 .345 .471 .816 144 120 0
5 3B Harry Schafer 25 48 226 226 51 65 10 4 1 35 3 0 0 8 .288 .288 .381 .668 100 86 1
6 OF Fraley Rogers? 22 45 205 204 39 56 7 1 1 28 2 0 1 4 .275 .278 .333 .611 84 68 2
7 OF Andy Leonard 26 46 241 241 57 84 7 1 2 42 8 5 0 2 .349 .349 .411 .759 129 99 1
8 OF Harry Wright 37 48 217 208 39 53 5 1 0 24 0 0 9 2 .255 .286 .288 .574 74 60 0
Rk Pos Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
9 UT Dave Birdsall? 33 16 77 76 11 16 3 0 0 15 0 2 1 0 .211 .221 .250 .471 42 19 0
Rk Pos Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
10 P Al Spalding 21 48 240 237 60 84 12 5 0 47 3 0 3 1 .354 .363 .447 .810 144 106 1
Team Totals 25.2 48 2155 2126 521 673 107 30 7 343 48 14 29 26 .317 .326 .405 .731 120 861 9
Rank in 11 NA teams 4 4 3 1 2 2 4 6 3 7 1 2 1 1 2
Non-Pitcher Totals 25.7 48 1915 1889 461 589 95 25 7 296 45 14 26 25 .312 .321 .400 .721 117 755 8
Pitcher Totals 21.1 48 240 237 60 84 12 5 0 47 3 0 3 1 .354 .363 .447 .810 144 106 1
Rk Pos Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown; OPS_lg for OPS+ does not include pitchers.

Team Pitching

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Rk Pos 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 ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP 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 196 3.49 1.097 9.3 0.0 0.6 0.6 1.04
Rk Pos 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 ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2 CL Harry Wright 37 1 0 1.000 2.10 7 0 6 0 0 4 25.2 26 12 6 0 0 1 0 0 109 175 3.35 1.013 9.1 0.0 0.0 0.4
Team Totals 22.0 39 8 .830 1.86 48 48 7 41 3 4 430.1 443 236 89 0 27 29 1 39 1847 195 3.48 1.092 9.3 0.0 0.6 0.6 1.07
Rank in 11 NA teams 1 10 1 4 1 1 3 6 4 4 1 8 4
Rk Pos 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 ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
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Team Fielding--Totals

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Name Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Ross Barnes 22 45 332 138 162 32 31 .904 6.67 2B
Dave Birdsall 33 19 75 49 13 13 0 .827 3.26 2 0 0 C-OF
Charlie Gould 24 46 559 516 6 37 33 .934 11.35 1B-OF
Andy Leonard 26 49 102 58 27 17 2 .833 1.73 OF-3B-2B-SS
Cal McVey 22 51 217 157 32 28 2 .871 3.71 12 0 0 C-OF-3B
Fraley Rogers 22 47 130 107 4 19 3 .854 2.36 OF-1B
Harry Schafer 25 50 253 82 118 53 6 .791 4.00 0 0 0 3B-OF-C
Al Spalding 21 55 144 29 101 14 2 .903 2.36 P-OF
George Wright 25 48 335 87 193 55 25 .836 5.83 SS
Harry Wright 37 55 89 68 9 12 2 .865 1.40 OF-P
Team Totals 25.4 48 2236 1291 665 280 44 .875 4.21 14 0 0
Rank in 11 NA teams 7 1
Name Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Batters

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Name Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary
Ross Barnes 22 45 239 36 2 0 20 1 59 3.6 8 66 4.3 .580 .522 3.0 1.3 46 *4
Dave Birdsall? 33 16 77 -6 -1 0 0 0 -7 -0.5 3 -5 -0.2 .470 .497 -0.2 0.0 -5 2/O
Charlie Gould 24 45 214 -6 1 0 2 -0 -3 -0.2 7 4 0.4 .495 .499 0.3 0.1 2 *3/O
Andy Leonard 26 46 241 9 -1 0 0 -2 6 0.3 8 14 1.0 .508 .502 1.1 -0.2 14 *O/546
Cal McVey 22 46 238 4 1 0 2 2 9 0.5 8 17 1.2 .512 .503 1.1 0.2 15 *2O/5
Fraley Rogers? 22 45 205 -6 1 0 4 -3 -4 -0.3 7 3 0.3 .495 .498 0.1 0.1 -1 *O/3
Harry Schafer 25 48 226 -3 1 0 10 1 10 0.6 8 17 1.3 .512 .504 0.6 0.7 7 *5/O2
Al Spalding 21 48 240 14 1 0 -2 7 20 1.2 0 20 1.2 .526 .508 1.4 -0.2 22 *1/O
George Wright 25 48 258 14 1 0 18 3 36 2.2 8 44 3.0 .547 .514 1.8 1.3 26 *6
Harry Wright 37 48 217 -7 1 0 3 -3 -6 -0.4 7 1 0.3 .492 .498 0.1 0.0 -2 *O/1
Team Total 25.1 435 2155 50 6 0 57 7 119 7.0 63 182 12.7 .517 .505 9.3 3.5 125
Name Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Pitchers

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired
Al Spalding 21 404.2 48 48 224 4.98 9.02 1.19 0.00 100.0 7.83 121 8.2 -1.0 10.9 205 .671 .551
Harry Wright 37 25.2 7 0 12 4.21 9.02 1.21 0.00 100.0 7.82 10 0.6 1.0 -0.1 0.8 15 .593 .504
Team Total 22.0 430.1 55 48 236 4.94 9.02 1.19 0.00 100.0 7.83 131 8.8 1.0 -1.1 11.7 220 .661 .545
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1871 / 1873 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics