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1881 Providence Grays

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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47-37, Finished 2nd in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jack Farrell (24-27) and Tom York (23-10)
Scored 447 runs, Allowed 426 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 44-40

Ballparks: Messer Street Grounds ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 98, Pitching - 95 · one-year: Batting - 93, Pitching - 92


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1880 / 1882 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Game Results

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1881 Top 12 by WAR

Please note that players may not be in the uniform of the correct team in these images.
Photo of Old Hoss Radbourn Photo of John Ward Photo of Joe Start Photo of Tom York Photo of Paul Hines Photo of Jack Farrell Photo of Emil Gross Photo of Barney Gilligan Photo of Jerry Denny Photo of Henry Myers Photo of Lew Brown Photo of Bill McClellan

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 Emil Gross 23 51 195 182 15 50 9 4 1 24 13 11 .275 .323 .385 .708 122 70
2 1B Joe Start* 38 79 357 348 56 114 12 6 0 29 9 7 .328 .345 .397 .741 133 138
3 2B Jack Farrell 23 84 374 345 69 82 16 5 5 36 29 23 .238 .297 .357 .653 105 123
4 SS Bill McClellan# 25 68 274 259 30 43 3 1 0 16 15 21 .166 .212 .185 .397 26 48
5 3B Jerry Denny 22 85 325 320 38 77 16 2 1 24 5 44 .241 .252 .313 .565 77 100
6 OF Tom York* 30 85 345 316 57 96 23 5 2 47 29 26 .304 .362 .427 .790 148 135
7 OF Paul Hines 26 80 374 361 65 103 27 5 2 31 13 12 .285 .310 .404 .715 124 146
8 OF John Ward* 21 85 362 357 56 87 18 6 0 53 5 10 .244 .254 .328 .582 82 117
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 Barney Gilligan 25 46 192 183 19 40 7 2 0 20 9 24 .219 .255 .279 .534 68 51
10 UT Lew Brown 23 18 79 75 9 18 3 1 0 10 4 13 .240 .278 .307 .585 84 23
11 SS Henry Myers 23 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
12 P Old Hoss Radbourn 26 72 280 270 27 59 9 0 0 28 10 15 .219 .246 .252 .498 57 68
13 P Bobby Mathews 29 16 62 57 6 11 1 0 0 4 5 6 .193 .258 .211 .469 49 12
Team Totals 26.2 85 3223 3077 447 780 144 37 11 322 146 214 .253 .287 .335 .622 96 1031
Rank in 8 NL teams 4 2 5 3 4 4 1 3 5 4 4 4 4
Non-Pitcher Totals 26.1 85 2881 2750 414 710 134 37 11 290 131 193 .258 .292 .346 .638 100 951
Pitcher Totals 26.6 85 342 327 33 70 10 0 0 32 15 21 .214 .249 .245 .493 56 80
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 21 18 18 .500 2.13 39 35 5 32 3 0 330.0 326 183 78 2 53 119 0 32 1398 124 2.53 1.148 8.9 0.1 1.4 3.2 2.25
2 SP Old Hoss Radbourn 26 25 11 .694 2.43 41 36 4 34 3 0 325.1 309 162 88 1 64 117 0 17 1380 108 2.60 1.147 8.5 0.0 1.8 3.2 1.83
3 SP Bobby Mathews 29 4 8 .333 3.17 14 14 0 10 1 0 102.1 121 81 36 2 21 28 0 9 473 84 3.01 1.388 10.6 0.2 1.8 2.5 1.33
Team Totals 24.2 47 37 .560 2.40 85 85 9 76 7 0 757.2 756 426 202 5 138 264 0 58 3251 110 2.62 1.180 9.0 0.1 1.6 3.1 1.91
Rank in 8 NL teams 2 7 1 6 4 2 3 3 4 2 1 6 2
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
Lew Brown 23 18 67 61 2 4 4 .940 3.50 OF-1B
Jerry Denny 22 85 387 144 181 62 12 .840 3.82 3B
Jack Farrell 23 85 547 206 273 68 40 .876 5.64 2B-OF
Barney Gilligan 25 47 292 194 73 25 9 .914 5.68 25 0 0 C-SS-OF
Emil Gross 23 51 349 241 70 38 5 .891 6.10 56 0 0 C-OF
Paul Hines 26 83 234 184 23 27 4 .885 2.49 OF-2B-1B
Bobby Mathews 29 19 25 4 16 5 2 .800 1.05 P-OF
Bill McClellan 25 68 274 82 153 39 18 .858 3.46 SS-OF-2B
Henry Myers 23 1 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.00 SS
Old Hoss Radbourn 26 79 208 57 121 30 8 .856 2.25 P-OF-SS
Joe Start 38 79 887 837 17 33 50 .963 10.81 1B
John Ward 21 92 262 103 130 29 11 .889 2.53 OF-P-SS
Tom York 30 85 205 159 17 29 1 .859 2.07 OF
Team Totals 26.0 85 3740 2273 1078 389 66 .896 4.23 81 0 0
Rank in 8 NL teams 7 7
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
Lew Brown 23 18 79 -2 0 0 -2 -1 -5 -0.5 3 -2 -0.2 .475 .497 0.0 -0.3 -0 O/3
Jerry Denny 22 85 325 -10 0 0 1 3 -6 -0.7 11 5 0.5 .493 .496 0.5 0.3 4 $900 *5
Jack Farrell 23 84 374 3 0 0 0 1 5 0.4 12 17 1.7 .506 .503 1.8 0.1 17 $1,400 *4/O
Barney Gilligan 25 46 192 -7 0 0 5 3 1 0.1 7 8 0.8 .502 .501 0.3 0.8 2 $875 26/O
Emil Gross 23 51 195 5 0 0 -4 3 4 0.4 7 11 1.1 .508 .503 1.5 -0.1 15 $1,500 2/O
Paul Hines 26 80 374 11 0 0 4 -4 11 1.0 12 22 2.3 .513 .507 1.9 -0.0 19 $1,400 *O/43
Bobby Mathews 29 16 62 -3 0 0 -1 2 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .489 .499 -0.1 -0.1 -1 $1,000 1/O
Bill McClellan# 25 68 274 -20 0 0 -2 2 -20 -2.0 9 -11 -1.0 .471 .488 -0.8 0.0 -9 $1,100 6O/4
Henry Myers 23 1 4 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .400 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 /6
Old Hoss Radbourn 26 72 280 -12 0 0 -4 11 -5 -0.5 0 -5 -0.5 .493 .497 -0.1 -0.5 -1 Free Agency 1O6
Joe Start* 38 79 357 15 0 0 0 -0 15 1.3 11 26 2.6 .518 .509 2.6 -0.0 26 $1,300 *3
John Ward* 21 85 362 -6 0 0 0 -2 -7 -0.8 12 5 0.6 .492 .496 0.6 -0.2 5 $1,700 Unknown O16
Tom York* 30 85 345 18 0 0 0 -5 13 1.1 12 25 2.4 .514 .508 2.5 -0.6 25 *O
Team Total 26.1 770 3223 -8 0 0 -3 13 3 -0.5 96 98 9.9 .500 .501 10.7 -0.5 101 $11,175
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 Mathews 29 102.1 14 14 81 7.12 5.07 -0.04 0.00 96.0 4.91 -25 -2.1 -0.1 -1.2 -15 .351 .487 $1,000
Old Hoss Radbourn 26 325.1 41 36 162 4.48 5.07 -0.03 0.00 96.0 4.90 16 1.6 1.00 -0.2 4.5 49 .539 .510 Free Agency
John Ward 21 330.0 39 35 183 4.99 5.07 -0.04 0.00 96.0 4.90 -2 -0.2 1.00 -0.2 2.7 31 .495 .499 $1,700 Unknown
Team Total 24.2 757.2 94 85 426 5.06 5.07 -0.04 0.00 96.0 4.90 -11 -0.7 1.00 -0.5 6.1 66 .493 .502 $2,700
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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