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1878 Providence Grays

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1879

33-27, Finished 3rd in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Tom York (33-27)
Scored 353 runs, Allowed 337 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 31-29

Ballparks: Messer Street Grounds & Union Grounds ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 100, Pitching - 96 · one-year: Batting - 98, Pitching - 97


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1879 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Game Results

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1878 Top 12 by WAR

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Photo of John Ward Photo of Paul Hines Photo of Tom York Photo of Dick Higham Photo of Lew Brown Photo of Bill Hague Photo of Tom Carey Photo of Fred Corey Photo of Doug Allison Photo of Tim Murnane Photo of Lip Pike Photo of Tom Healey

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 Lew Brown 20 58 250 243 44 74 21 6 1 43 7 37 .305 .324 .453 .777 153 110
2 1B Tim Murnane* 27 49 196 188 35 45 6 1 0 14 8 12 .239 .270 .282 .552 82 53
3 2B Charlie Sweasy 30 55 219 212 23 37 3 0 0 8 7 23 .175 .201 .189 .390 29 40
4 SS Tom Carey 31 61 253 253 33 60 10 3 0 24 0 14 .237 .237 .300 .538 75 76
5 3B Bill Hague 26 62 255 250 21 51 3 0 0 25 5 34 .204 .220 .216 .436 43 54
6 OF Tom York* 27 62 277 269 56 83 19 10 1 26 8 19 .309 .329 .465 .793 158 125
7 OF Dick Higham* 26 62 286 281 60 90 22 1 1 29 5 16 .320 .332 .416 .749 144 117
8 OF Paul Hines 23 62 259 257 42 92 13 4 4 50 2 10 .358 .363 .486 .849 177 125
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 C Doug Allison 31 19 77 76 9 22 2 0 0 7 1 8 .289 .299 .316 .614 102 24
10 2B Lip Pike* 33 5 23 22 4 5 0 1 0 4 1 1 .227 .261 .318 .579 89 7
11 IF Fred Corey 23 7 21 21 3 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .143 .143 .143 .286 -6 3
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
12 P John Ward* 18 37 140 138 14 27 5 4 1 15 2 13 .196 .207 .312 .519 68 43
13 P Tricky Nichols 27 11 51 49 2 9 2 0 0 2 2 10 .184 .216 .224 .440 45 11
14 P Harry Wheeler 20 7 29 27 7 4 0 0 0 1 2 15 .148 .207 .148 .355 18 4
15 P Tom Healey? 25 3 9 9 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .222 .222 .333 .556 80 3
16 P Cherokee Fisher 33 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0
Team Totals 25.9 62 2348 2298 353 604 107 30 8 251 50 218 .263 .279 .346 .624 104 795
Rank in 6 NL teams 3 2 3 1 1 1 5 6 3 3 2 2 2
Non-Pitcher Totals 26.5 62 2095 2051 327 559 99 26 7 230 44 174 .273 .288 .356 .644 110 731
Pitcher Totals 20.9 62 253 247 26 45 8 4 1 21 6 44 .182 .202 .259 .461 50 64
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 John Ward 18 22 13 .629 1.51 37 37 0 37 6 0 334.0 308 151 56 3 34 116 0 26 1365 147 2.26 1.024 8.3 0.1 0.9 3.1 3.41
2 SP Tricky Nichols 27 4 7 .364 4.22 11 10 1 10 0 0 98.0 157 98 46 0 8 21 0 9 464 53 2.35 1.684 14.4 0.0 0.7 1.9 2.63
3 SP Harry Wheeler 20 6 1 .857 3.48 7 6 1 6 0 0 62.0 70 40 24 1 25 25 0 13 280 64 3.15 1.532 10.2 0.1 3.6 3.6 1.00
4 SP Fred Corey 23 1 2 .333 2.35 5 5 0 2 0 0 23.0 22 10 6 0 7 7 0 1 95 97 2.84 1.261 8.6 0.0 2.7 2.7 1.00
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
5 Tom Healey 25 0 3 .000 3.00 3 3 0 3 0 0 24.0 27 17 8 1 7 2 0 6 104 76 3.79 1.417 10.1 0.4 2.6 0.8 0.29
6 Cherokee Fisher 33 0 1 .000 4.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 14 12 4 0 0 2 0 1 46 60 2.09 1.556 14.0 0.0 0.0 2.0
7 Doug Allison 31 0 0 1.80 1 0 1 0 0 0 5.0 11 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 26 140 3.14 2.400 19.8 0.0 1.8 0.0 0.00
8 Lew Brown 20 0 0 18.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 4 2 0 4 0 0 2 8 21 14.54 4.000 0.0 0.0 36.0 0.0 0.00
Team Totals 20.7 33 27 .550 2.38 62 62 3 59 6 0 556.0 609 337 147 5 86 173 0 58 2388 94 2.49 1.250 9.9 0.1 1.4 2.8 2.01
Rank in 6 NL teams 3 4 5 3 2 2 2 5 5 4 5 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
Doug Allison 31 20 135 96 27 12 1 .911 6.15 20 0 0 C-P
Lew Brown 20 62 552 410 88 54 18 .902 8.03 55 0 0 C-1B-OF-P
Tom Carey 31 61 301 56 207 38 8 .874 4.31 SS
Fred Corey 23 8 23 11 11 1 1 .957 2.75 P-2B-1B
Cherokee Fisher 33 1 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 3.00 P
Bill Hague 26 62 279 81 177 21 5 .925 4.16 3B
Tom Healey 25 3 5 0 5 0 0 1.000 1.67 P
Dick Higham 26 63 130 77 28 25 4 .808 1.67 0 0 0 OF-C
Paul Hines 23 62 153 109 20 24 4 .843 2.08 OF-SS
Tim Murnane 27 49 605 545 22 38 25 .937 11.57 1B-OF
Tricky Nichols 27 11 34 6 27 1 2 .971 3.00 P
Lip Pike 33 5 33 13 13 7 0 .788 5.20 2B
Charlie Sweasy 30 55 383 141 183 59 20 .846 5.89 2B
John Ward 18 37 112 23 74 15 4 .866 2.62 P
Harry Wheeler 20 7 8 2 5 1 0 .875 1.00 P
Tom York 27 62 118 89 14 15 3 .873 1.66 OF
Team Totals 25.8 62 2874 1661 902 311 42 .892 4.51 75 0 0
Rank in 6 NL teams 5 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
Doug Allison 31 19 77 -0 0 0 1 1 2 0.2 3 5 0.5 .511 .501 0.4 0.2 4 2/1
Lew Brown 20 58 250 11 0 0 -1 3 13 1.2 9 21 2.1 .521 .508 2.2 0.2 22 *23/O1
Tom Carey 31 61 253 -6 0 0 1 4 -1 -0.1 9 8 0.8 .499 .499 0.7 0.5 7 *6
Fred Corey 23 7 21 -2 0 0 1 1 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .495 .500 -0.1 0.1 -1 /143
Cherokee Fisher 33 1 3 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .454 .500 -0.1 0.0 -0 /1
Bill Hague 26 62 255 -16 0 0 14 2 0 -0.0 9 9 0.9 .500 .500 -0.5 1.6 -5 *5
Tom Healey? 25 3 9 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .494 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /1
Dick Higham* 26 62 286 13 0 0 2 -4 11 1.1 9 21 2.0 .518 .507 1.9 -0.2 19 *O/2
Paul Hines 23 62 259 21 0 0 2 -3 20 1.9 9 28 2.8 .531 .512 2.6 -0.1 26 *O/6
Tim Murnane* 27 49 196 -3 0 0 -1 -0 -4 -0.4 7 3 0.2 .492 .498 0.4 -0.1 4 *3/O
Tricky Nichols 27 11 51 -3 0 0 0 2 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .489 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 1
Lip Pike* 33 5 23 -0 0 0 -1 0 -1 -0.1 1 -0 -0.0 .479 .499 0.1 -0.1 1 /4
Charlie Sweasy 30 55 219 -16 0 0 -4 1 -19 -1.9 7 -12 -1.2 .465 .488 -0.8 -0.3 -8 *4
John Ward* 18 37 140 -5 0 0 0 6 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .503 .501 0.1 -0.0 1 Unknown 1
Harry Wheeler 20 7 29 -4 0 0 0 1 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .466 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 /1
Tom York* 27 62 277 16 0 0 0 -4 12 1.1 9 21 2.0 .518 .507 2.1 -0.4 21 *O
Team Total 25.8 561 2348 5 0 0 14 11 29 2.3 71 100 9.6 .505 .502 8.5 1.2 86
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
Doug Allison 31 5.0 1 0 5 9.00 5.07 0.30 0.00 96.0 4.58 -2 -0.2 1.0 -0.0 -0.2 -2 .303 .499
Lew Brown 20 1.0 1 0 4 36.00 5.07 0.24 0.00 96.0 4.63 -3 -0.3 1.0 -0.0 -0.2 -3 .244 .498
Fred Corey 23 23.0 5 5 10 3.91 5.07 0.21 0.00 96.0 4.67 2 0.2 -0.0 0.4 4 .540 .501
Cherokee Fisher 33 9.0 1 1 12 12.00 5.07 0.29 0.00 96.0 4.59 -7 -0.4 -0.0 -0.3 -7 .110 .498
Tom Healey 25 24.0 3 3 17 6.38 5.07 0.23 0.00 96.0 4.64 -5 -0.4 -0.0 -0.2 -2 .366 .498
Tricky Nichols 27 98.0 11 10 98 9.00 5.07 0.26 0.00 96.0 4.61 -48 -3.2 1.0 -0.2 -2.5 -38 .205 .480
John Ward 18 334.0 37 37 151 4.07 5.07 0.22 0.00 96.0 4.66 22 2.3 -0.6 4.8 56 .562 .514 Unknown
Harry Wheeler 20 62.0 7 6 40 5.81 5.07 0.22 0.00 96.0 4.66 -8 -0.7 1.0 -0.1 -0.2 -2 .399 .496
Team Total 20.7 556.0 66 62 337 5.46 5.07 0.23 0.00 96.0 4.65 -49 -2.7 1.0 -1.0 1.4 6 .459 .504
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1879 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics