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1878 Indianapolis Blues

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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24-36, Finished 5th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: John Clapp (24-36)
Scored 293 runs, Allowed 328 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 27-33

Ballparks: South Street Park, Grand Avenue Park & Union Park ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 88, Pitching - 89 · one-year: Batting - 87, Pitching - 89


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 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 Orator Shafer Photo of Jim McCormick Photo of John Clapp Photo of Silver Flint Photo of Ned Williamson Photo of The Only Nolan Photo of Fred Warner Photo of Jimmy Hallinan Photo of Tom Healey Photo of Joe Quest Photo of Russ McKelvy Photo of Candy Nelson

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 22 63 256 254 23 57 7 0 0 18 2 15 .224 .230 .252 .482 67 64
2 1B Art Croft? 23 60 227 222 22 35 6 0 0 16 5 23 .158 .176 .185 .361 25 41
3 2B Joe Quest 25 62 290 278 45 57 3 2 0 13 12 24 .205 .238 .230 .468 63 64
4 SS Fred Warner? 23 43 167 165 19 41 4 0 0 10 2 15 .248 .257 .273 .530 84 45
5 3B Ned Williamson 20 63 255 250 31 58 10 2 1 19 5 15 .232 .247 .300 .547 89 75
6 OF Orator Shafer* 26 63 279 266 48 90 19 6 0 30 13 20 .338 .369 .455 .824 184 121
7 OF Russ McKelvy 23 63 258 253 33 57 4 3 2 36 5 38 .225 .240 .289 .529 83 73
8 OF John Clapp 26 63 276 263 42 80 10 2 0 29 13 8 .304 .337 .357 .694 141 94
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 SS Candy Nelson* 29 19 89 84 12 11 1 0 0 5 5 11 .131 .180 .143 .323 13 12
10 OF Jimmy Hallinan* 29 3 12 12 0 3 2 0 0 1 0 2 .250 .250 .417 .667 128 5
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 The Only Nolan* 20 38 154 152 11 37 8 0 0 16 2 10 .243 .253 .296 .549 90 45
12 P Jim McCormick 21 15 56 56 5 8 1 0 0 0 0 2 .143 .143 .161 .304 5 9
13 P Tom Healey? 25 12 45 45 2 8 1 0 0 4 0 14 .178 .178 .200 .378 31 9
Team Totals 23.7 63 2364 2300 293 542 76 15 3 197 64 197 .236 .256 .286 .542 88 657
Rank in 6 NL teams 2 5 5 3 6 3 3 4 6 5 6 6 6
Non-Pitcher Totals 24.0 63 2109 2047 275 489 66 15 3 177 62 171 .239 .261 .290 .551 91 594
Pitcher Totals 21.2 63 255 253 18 53 10 0 0 20 2 26 .209 .216 .249 .465 61 63
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 The Only Nolan 20 13 22 .371 2.57 38 38 0 37 1 0 347.0 357 208 99 1 56 125 0 21 1469 80 2.34 1.190 9.3 0.0 1.5 3.2 2.23
2 SP Jim McCormick 21 5 8 .385 1.69 14 14 0 12 1 0 117.0 128 47 22 0 15 36 0 4 490 122 2.31 1.222 9.8 0.0 1.2 2.8 2.40
3 SP Tom Healey 25 6 4 .600 2.22 11 10 1 9 0 1 89.0 98 50 22 1 13 18 0 2 376 93 2.72 1.247 9.9 0.1 1.3 1.8 1.38
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
4 RP Russ McKelvy 23 0 2 .000 2.16 4 1 3 1 0 0 25.0 38 23 6 1 3 3 0 3 121 98 3.18 1.640 13.7 0.4 1.1 1.1 1.00
Team Totals 21.1 24 36 .400 2.32 63 63 4 59 2 1 578.0 621 328 149 3 87 182 0 30 2456 89 2.43 1.225 9.7 0.0 1.4 2.8 2.09
Rank in 6 NL teams 5 2 2 3 4 1 1 6 3 5 2 6 3
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
John Clapp 26 69 288 234 33 21 6 .927 3.87 10 0 0 OF-1B-C-SS-2B
Art Croft 23 60 586 552 9 25 19 .957 9.35 1B-OF
Silver Flint 22 68 442 296 102 44 7 .900 5.85 55 0 0 C-OF
Jimmy Hallinan 29 3 6 4 0 2 0 .667 1.33 OF
Tom Healey 25 14 33 6 20 7 0 .788 1.86 P-OF
Jim McCormick 21 17 45 9 33 3 3 .933 2.47 P-OF
Russ McKelvy 23 66 176 121 27 28 2 .841 2.24 OF-P
Candy Nelson 29 19 82 19 50 13 1 .841 3.63 SS
The Only Nolan 20 39 110 19 80 11 5 .900 2.54 P-OF
Joe Quest 25 62 484 228 196 60 27 .876 6.84 2B
Orator Shafer 26 63 158 105 28 25 2 .842 2.11 OF
Fred Warner 23 43 186 44 124 18 9 .903 3.91 SS-OF
Ned Williamson 20 63 249 88 128 33 6 .867 3.43 3B
Team Totals 23.5 63 2845 1725 830 290 37 .898 4.36 65 0 0
Rank in 6 NL teams 3 3
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
John Clapp 26 63 276 14 0 0 0 -2 12 1.1 9 22 2.1 .519 .507 2.1 -0.2 22 *O3/264
Art Croft? 23 60 227 -15 0 0 -1 -1 -16 -1.7 8 -9 -0.9 .472 .490 -0.8 -0.2 -8 *3/O
Silver Flint 22 63 256 -6 0 0 7 3 5 0.4 9 13 1.3 .507 .503 0.7 1.0 6 *2/O
Jimmy Hallinan* 29 3 12 0 0 0 0 -0 0 0.0 0 0 0.1 .502 .500 0.1 -0.0 1 /O
Tom Healey? 25 12 45 -4 0 0 -1 2 -3 -0.3 0 -3 -0.3 .474 .498 -0.2 -0.1 -2 1/O
Jim McCormick 21 15 56 -4 0 0 0 2 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .485 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -2 1/O
Russ McKelvy 23 63 258 -4 0 0 2 -3 -6 -0.6 9 3 0.3 .491 .496 0.1 -0.2 1 *O/1
Candy Nelson* 29 19 89 -7 0 0 -3 1 -8 -0.9 3 -6 -0.6 .456 .495 -0.3 -0.2 -3 6
The Only Nolan* 20 38 154 -0 0 0 0 6 6 0.6 0 6 0.6 .516 .504 0.6 -0.0 6 1/O
Joe Quest 25 62 290 -8 0 0 -5 1 -12 -1.2 9 -2 -0.2 .481 .493 0.3 -0.4 3 *4
Orator Shafer* 26 63 279 24 0 0 6 -4 26 2.5 9 36 3.5 .540 .516 2.9 0.2 30 *O
Fred Warner? 23 43 167 -2 0 0 -1 3 0 -0.0 6 6 0.6 .500 .500 0.7 0.2 7 *6/O
Ned Williamson 20 63 255 -0 0 0 -2 2 -0 -0.1 9 8 0.8 .500 .500 1.0 -0.0 10 *5
Team Total 23.6 567 2364 -11 0 0 2 10 2 -0.4 71 73 6.9 .500 .501 7.0 0.0 71
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
Tom Healey 25 89.0 11 10 50 5.06 5.28 0.03 0.00 89.0 4.67 -4 -0.4 1.0 -0.2 0.3 5 .468 .498
Jim McCormick 21 117.0 14 14 47 3.62 5.28 0.03 0.00 89.0 4.67 14 1.5 -0.2 2.3 26 .605 .509
Russ McKelvy 23 25.0 4 1 23 8.28 5.28 0.04 0.00 89.0 4.67 -10 -0.8 1.0 -0.0 -0.6 -8 .299 .495
The Only Nolan 20 347.0 38 38 208 5.39 5.28 0.03 0.00 89.0 4.67 -27 -2.5 -0.6 -0.0 7 .433 .484
Team Total 21.1 578.0 67 63 328 5.11 5.28 0.03 0.00 89.0 4.67 -27 -2.2 1.0 -1.0 2.0 30 .467 .492
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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