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1879 Chicago White Stockings

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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46-33, Finished 4th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Cap Anson (41-21) and Silver Flint (5-12)
Scored 437 runs, Allowed 411 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 42-37

Ballparks: Lake Front Park I ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 108, Pitching - 104 · one-year: Batting - 105, Pitching - 105


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1878 / 1880 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Game Results

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1879 Top 12 by WAR

Please note that players may not be in the uniform of the correct team in these images.
Photo of Terry Larkin Photo of Ned Williamson Photo of Silver Flint Photo of Cap Anson Photo of Orator Shafer Photo of Joe Quest Photo of George Gore Photo of Frank Hankinson Photo of John Peters Photo of Lew Brown Photo of Abner Dalrymple Photo of Herm Doscher

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 Silver Flint 23 79 330 324 46 92 22 6 1 41 6 44 .284 .297 .398 .695 119 129
2 1B Cap Anson 27 51 229 227 40 72 20 1 0 34 2 2 .317 .323 .414 .737 133 94
3 2B Joe Quest 26 83 343 334 38 69 16 1 0 22 9 33 .207 .227 .260 .488 55 87
4 SS John Peters 29 83 380 379 45 93 13 2 1 31 1 19 .245 .247 .298 .546 73 113
5 3B Ned Williamson 21 80 344 320 66 94 20 13 1 36 24 31 .294 .343 .447 .790 149 143
6 OF Orator Shafer* 27 73 322 316 53 96 13 0 0 35 6 28 .304 .317 .345 .662 111 109
7 OF Abner Dalrymple* 21 71 337 333 47 97 25 1 0 23 4 29 .291 .300 .372 .672 113 124
8 OF George Gore* 25 63 274 266 43 70 17 4 0 32 8 30 .263 .285 .357 .642 103 95
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 OF Jack Remsen 28 42 154 152 14 33 4 2 0 8 2 23 .217 .227 .270 .497 58 41
10 1B Lew Brown 21 6 22 21 2 6 1 0 0 3 1 4 .286 .318 .333 .652 108 7
11 OF Bill Harbridge* 24 4 18 18 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 5 .111 .111 .111 .222 -29 2
12 3B John Stedronsky? 29 4 12 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .083 .083 .083 .167 -47 1
13 3B Herm Doscher 26 3 11 11 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .182 .182 .182 .364 16 2
14 C Tom Dolan 24 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 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
15 P Terry Larkin 23 60 236 228 26 50 12 2 0 18 8 24 .219 .246 .289 .535 70 66
16 P Frank Hankinson 23 44 173 171 14 31 4 0 0 8 2 14 .181 .191 .205 .395 26 35
Team Totals 24.8 83 3189 3116 437 808 167 32 3 293 73 294 .259 .276 .336 .613 94 1048
Rank in 8 NL teams 3 4 4 1 5 7 4 7 4 4 4 4 4
Non-Pitcher Totals 25.1 83 2780 2717 397 727 151 30 3 267 63 256 .268 .284 .349 .633 100 947
Pitcher Totals 23.1 83 409 399 40 81 16 2 0 26 10 38 .203 .222 .253 .476 51 101
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 Terry Larkin 23 31 23 .574 2.44 58 58 0 57 4 0 513.1 514 277 139 5 30 142 0 20 2176 107 2.49 1.060 9.0 0.1 0.5 2.5 4.73
2 SP Frank Hankinson 23 15 10 .600 2.50 26 25 1 25 2 0 230.2 248 134 64 0 27 69 0 4 1000 104 2.49 1.192 9.7 0.0 1.1 2.7 2.56
Team Totals 23.0 46 33 .582 2.46 83 83 1 82 6 0 744.0 762 411 203 5 57 211 0 24 3176 106 2.49 1.101 9.2 0.1 0.7 2.6 3.70
Rank in 8 NL teams 3 5 5 1 3 2 3 4 4 5 4 5 5
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
Cap Anson 27 51 644 620 8 16 26 .975 12.31 1B
Lew Brown 21 6 76 72 2 2 5 .974 12.33 1B
Abner Dalrymple 21 71 147 103 4 40 1 .728 1.51 OF
Tom Dolan 24 1 8 6 2 0 0 1.000 8.00 1 0 0 C
Herm Doscher 26 3 10 2 5 3 0 .700 2.33 3B
Silver Flint 23 79 494 343 109 42 6 .915 5.72 59 0 0 C-OF
George Gore 25 63 232 201 11 20 3 .914 3.37 OF-1B
Frank Hankinson 23 45 143 42 87 14 1 .902 2.87 P-OF-3B
Bill Harbridge 24 4 7 3 1 3 0 .571 1.00 OF
Terry Larkin 23 61 99 10 80 9 1 .909 1.48 P-OF
John Peters 29 83 436 94 271 71 14 .837 4.40 SS
Joe Quest 26 83 642 263 331 48 30 .925 7.16 2B
Jack Remsen 28 42 218 187 9 22 3 .899 4.67 OF-1B
Orator Shafer 27 73 188 99 51 38 3 .798 2.05 OF-3B
John Stedronsky 29 4 19 4 11 4 1 .789 3.75 3B
Ned Williamson 21 80 431 183 199 49 15 .886 4.78 9 0 0 3B-1B-C
Team Totals 24.7 83 3794 2232 1181 381 52 .900 4.56 69 0 0
Rank in 8 NL teams 3 4
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
Cap Anson 27 51 229 9 0 0 6 -0 15 1.4 8 22 2.2 .527 .509 1.6 0.6 16 Free Agency 3
Lew Brown 21 6 22 -0 0 0 1 0 1 0.1 1 2 0.2 .514 .501 0.1 0.1 1 /3
Abner Dalrymple* 21 71 337 3 0 0 -8 -5 -10 -1.0 11 1 0.2 .487 .494 1.0 -1.2 9 *O
Tom Dolan 24 1 4 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .401 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 /2
Herm Doscher 26 3 11 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .462 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 /5
Silver Flint 23 79 330 3 0 0 13 5 21 2.0 11 33 3.2 .526 .513 2.0 1.7 20 *2/O
George Gore* 25 63 274 -1 0 0 3 -3 -1 -0.2 9 8 0.8 .498 .499 0.6 -0.0 5 $1,900 *O/3
Frank Hankinson 23 44 173 -14 0 0 1 6 -8 -0.8 0 -8 -0.8 .483 .495 -0.8 0.0 -9 1O/5
Bill Harbridge* 24 4 18 -3 0 0 -1 -0 -4 -0.4 1 -4 -0.3 .398 .497 -0.2 -0.1 -3 /O
Terry Larkin 23 60 236 -9 0 0 0 8 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .499 .500 -0.1 -0.0 -0 *1/O
John Peters 29 83 380 -11 0 0 -4 6 -10 -1.0 12 3 0.3 .489 .494 0.8 0.1 7 *6
Joe Quest 26 83 343 -18 0 0 13 1 -4 -0.4 12 8 0.8 .496 .498 -0.4 1.4 -5 *4
Jack Remsen 28 42 154 -9 0 0 0 -2 -10 -1.0 5 -5 -0.5 .476 .494 -0.5 -0.2 -5 O3
Orator Shafer* 27 73 322 2 0 0 7 -5 5 0.4 11 16 1.5 .506 .503 0.9 0.2 9 *O/5
John Stedronsky? 29 4 12 -2 0 0 0 0 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .450 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 /5
Ned Williamson 21 80 344 16 0 0 13 3 32 2.9 12 43 4.2 .537 .518 3.0 1.5 30 *5/32
Team Total 24.7 747 3189 -36 0 0 44 15 23 1.5 93 116 11.3 .503 .502 7.6 4.0 71 $1,900
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
Frank Hankinson 23 230.2 26 25 134 5.23 5.32 0.53 0.00 103.0 4.93 -6 -0.6 1.0 -0.2 1.4 17 .479 .497
Terry Larkin 23 513.1 58 58 277 4.86 5.32 0.53 0.00 103.0 4.93 8 0.8 -0.5 5.0 59 .513 .505
Team Total 23.0 744.0 84 83 411 4.97 5.32 0.53 0.00 103.0 4.93 2 0.2 1.0 -0.7 6.4 76 .503 .502
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

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