1881 Boston Red Caps season

The 1881 Boston Red Caps season was the eleventh season of the franchise.

1881 Boston Red Caps
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record38–45 (.458)
League place6th
Other information
Owner(s)Arthur Soden
Manager(s)Harry Wright
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Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago White Stockings 56 28 0.667 32–10 24–18
Providence Grays 47 37 0.560 9 23–20 24–17
Buffalo Bisons 45 38 0.542 10½ 25–16 20–22
Detroit Wolverines 41 43 0.488 15 23–19 18–24
Troy Trojans 39 45 0.464 17 24–18 15–27
Boston Red Caps 38 45 0.458 17½ 19–22 19–23
Cleveland Blues 36 48 0.429 20 20–22 16–26
Worcester Worcesters 32 50 0.390 23 19–22 13–28

Record vs. opponents

1881 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BUF CHI CLE DET PRV TRO WOR
Boston 4–8 2–10 8–4 4–8 5–7 7–5 8–3
Buffalo 8–4 5–7 7–5 9–3 7–5 3–9 6–5
Chicago 10–2 7–5 6–6 7–5 9–3 8–4 9–3
Cleveland 4–8 5–7 6–6 5–7 3–9 6–6–1 7–5
Detroit 8–4 3–9 5–7 7–5 4–8 7–5 7–5
Providence 7–5 5–7 3–9 9–3 8–4 6–6 9–3
Troy 5–7 9–3 4–8 6–6–1 5–7 6–6 4–8
Worcester 3–8 5–6 3–9 5–7 5–7 3–9 8–4

Roster

1881 Boston Red Caps
Roster
Pitchers

Catchers

Infielders Outfielders Manager

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Pop Snyder 62 219 50 .228 0 16
1B John Morrill 81 311 90 .289 1 39
2B Jack Burdock 73 282 67 .238 1 24
3B Ezra Sutton 83 333 97 .291 0 31
SS Ross Barnes 69 295 80 .271 0 17
OF Joe Hornung 83 324 78 .241 2 25
OF Bill Crowley 72 279 71 .254 0 31
OF Fred Lewis 27 114 25 .219 0 9

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Pat Deasley 43 147 45 .238 0 8
John Richmond 27 98 27 .276 1 12
Bobby Mathews 19 71 12 .169 0 4
George Wright 7 25 5 .200 0 0
Joe Quinn 1 4 0 .000 0 0
Sam Wright 1 4 1 .250 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned Run Average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Jim Whitney 66 552.1 31 33 2.48 162
John Fox 17 124.1 6 8 3.33 30
Tommy Bond 3 25.1 0 3 4.26 2

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned Run Average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bobby Mathews 5 23 1 0 2.35 5

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned Run Average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
John Morrill 3 0 1 1 6.35 0

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