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1878 Cincinnati Reds

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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37-23, Finished 2nd in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Cal McVey (37-23)
Scored 333 runs, Allowed 281 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 35-25

Ballparks: Avenue Grounds ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 91, Pitching - 93 · one-year: Batting - 95, Pitching - 93


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1877 / 1879 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Game Results

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1878 Top 12 by WAR

Please note that players may not be in the uniform of the correct team in these images.
Photo of Charley Jones Photo of Joe Gerhardt Photo of Deacon White Photo of Cal McVey Photo of Chub Sullivan Photo of Bobby Mitchell Photo of King Kelly Photo of Will White Photo of Billy Geer Photo of Buttercup Dickerson Photo of Lip Pike

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 Deacon White* 30 61 268 258 41 81 4 1 0 29 10 5 .314 .340 .337 .677 132 87
2 1B Chub Sullivan 22 61 246 244 29 63 4 2 0 20 2 9 .258 .264 .291 .555 90 71
3 2B Joe Gerhardt 23 60 266 259 46 77 7 2 0 28 7 14 .297 .316 .340 .656 124 88
4 SS Billy Geer? 61 247 237 31 52 13 2 0 20 10 18 .219 .251 .291 .542 85 69
5 3B Cal McVey 28 61 276 271 43 83 10 4 2 28 5 10 .306 .319 .395 .714 143 107
6 OF Buttercup Dickerson* 19 29 123 123 17 38 5 1 0 9 0 7 .309 .309 .366 .675 130 45
7 OF Charley Jones 26 61 265 261 50 81 11 7 3 39 4 17 .310 .321 .441 .761 158 115
8 OF King Kelly 20 60 244 237 29 67 7 1 0 27 7 7 .283 .303 .321 .624 113 76
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 Lip Pike* 33 31 149 145 28 47 5 1 0 11 4 9 .324 .342 .372 .715 144 54
10 UT Bobby Mitchell* 22 13 50 49 4 12 0 0 0 8 1 4 .245 .260 .245 .505 73 12
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
11 P Will White# 23 52 205 197 15 28 1 1 0 9 8 41 .142 .176 .157 .333 14 31
Team Totals 25.0 61 2339 2281 333 629 67 22 5 228 58 141 .276 .294 .331 .625 113 755
Rank in 6 NL teams 4 3 2 5 3 2 4 1 2 2 3 2 3
Non-Pitcher Totals 25.3 61 2084 2035 314 589 66 21 5 211 49 96 .289 .306 .350 .656 124 712
Pitcher Totals 22.9 61 255 246 19 40 1 1 0 17 9 45 .163 .192 .175 .367 26 43
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 Will White 23 30 21 .588 1.79 52 52 0 52 5 0 468.0 477 249 93 1 45 169 0 40 1939 120 2.13 1.115 9.2 0.0 0.9 3.3 3.76
2 SP Bobby Mitchell* 22 7 2 .778 2.14 9 9 0 9 1 0 80.0 69 32 19 1 18 51 0 3 328 101 2.10 1.088 7.8 0.1 2.0 5.7 2.83
Team Totals 22.9 37 23 .617 1.84 61 61 0 61 6 0 548.0 546 281 112 2 63 220 0 43 2267 117 2.13 1.111 9.0 0.0 1.0 3.6 3.49
Rank in 6 NL teams 2 5 1 1 2 2 4 1 2 1 1 4 1
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
Buttercup Dickerson 19 29 65 56 1 8 0 .877 1.97 OF
Billy Geer -- 62 282 62 182 38 15 .865 3.94 SS-2B
Joe Gerhardt 23 60 403 159 206 38 26 .906 6.08 2B
Charley Jones 26 61 144 120 9 15 1 .896 2.11 OF
King Kelly 20 66 258 150 65 43 5 .833 3.26 14 0 0 OF-C-3B
Cal McVey 28 64 232 83 107 42 6 .819 2.97 2 0 0 3B-C
Bobby Mitchell 22 12 30 4 22 4 1 .867 2.17 P-OF-SS
Lip Pike 33 31 51 38 4 9 1 .824 1.35 OF
Chub Sullivan 22 61 721 680 23 18 33 .975 11.52 1B
Deacon White 30 65 387 277 71 39 4 .899 5.35 40 0 0 C-OF-3B
Will White 23 52 118 13 90 15 2 .873 1.98 P
Team Totals 24.8 61 2691 1642 780 269 37 .900 4.30 56 0 0
Rank in 6 NL teams 2 2
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
Buttercup Dickerson* 19 29 123 4 0 0 1 -2 4 0.3 4 8 0.8 .512 .502 0.7 -0.1 7 O
Billy Geer? -- 61 247 -2 0 0 -1 4 1 0.1 8 10 0.9 .502 .501 1.1 0.3 11 *6/4
Joe Gerhardt 23 60 266 8 0 0 7 1 16 1.6 9 25 2.5 .527 .510 1.8 0.8 18 *4
Charley Jones 26 61 265 16 0 0 7 -4 19 1.8 9 28 2.8 .531 .512 2.1 0.3 21 *O
King Kelly 20 60 244 6 0 0 0 -2 4 0.4 8 12 1.2 .507 .502 1.2 -0.2 12 Free Agency *O2/5
Cal McVey 28 61 276 14 0 0 -7 2 9 0.8 9 18 1.8 .514 .505 2.5 -0.5 25 *5/2
Bobby Mitchell* 22 13 50 -1 0 0 0 2 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .509 .501 0.1 0.0 1 /16O
Lip Pike* 33 31 149 7 0 0 -4 -2 2 0.1 5 6 0.6 .506 .501 1.0 -0.6 10 O
Chub Sullivan 22 61 246 -0 0 0 9 0 9 0.8 8 17 1.7 .514 .505 0.8 0.9 8 *3
Deacon White* 30 61 268 12 0 0 2 2 16 1.5 9 25 2.4 .525 .510 2.3 0.4 23 *2O/5
Will White# 23 52 205 -18 0 0 0 9 -9 -1.0 0 -9 -1.0 .482 .494 -0.9 -0.0 -9 *1
Team Total 22.3 550 2339 46 0 0 14 11 72 6.6 70 141 13.8 .513 .505 12.6 1.3 127
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
Bobby Mitchell* 22 80.0 9 9 32 3.60 5.12 0.21 0.00 92.0 4.52 8 0.9 -0.1 1.5 16 .597 .505
Will White 23 468.0 52 52 249 4.79 5.12 0.23 0.00 92.0 4.49 -15 -1.4 -0.8 2.0 32 .473 .491
Team Total 22.9 548.0 61 61 281 4.61 5.12 0.23 0.00 92.0 4.50 -6 -0.5 -1.0 3.5 48 .491 .493
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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