1882 Boston Red Caps season

The 1882 Boston Red Caps season was the twelfth season of the franchise. The Red Caps were a team in transition, as co-founder and longtime manager Harry Wright left the team and was replaced by John Morrill.

1882 Boston Red Caps
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record45–39 (.536)
League place3rd
Other information
Owner(s)Arthur Soden
Manager(s)John Morrill
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Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago White Stockings 55 29 0.655 35–10 20–19
Providence Grays 52 32 0.619 3 30–12 22–20
Boston Red Caps 45 39 0.536 10 27–15 18–24
Buffalo Bisons 45 39 0.536 10 26–13 19–26
Cleveland Blues 42 40 0.512 12 21–19 21–21
Detroit Wolverines 42 41 0.506 12½ 24–18 18–23
Troy Trojans 35 48 0.422 19½ 22–20 13–28
Worcester Worcesters 18 66 0.214 37 12–30 6–36

Record vs. opponents

1882 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BUF CHI CLE DET PRV TRO WOR
Boston 7–5 6–6 7–5 8–4–1 6–6 4–8 7–5
Buffalo 5–7 6–6 6–6 5–7 6–6 6–6 11–1
Chicago 6–6 6–6 9–3 8–4 8–4 9–3 9–3
Cleveland 5–7 6–6 3–9 4–7–1 4–8 9–2–1 11–1
Detroit 4–8–1 7–5 4–8 7–4–1 3–9 8–4–1 9–3
Providence 6–6 6–6 4–8 8–4 9–3 9–3 10–2
Troy 8–4 6–6 3–9 2–9–1 4–8–1 3–9 9–3
Worcester 5–7 1–11 3–9 1–11 3–9 2–10 3–9

Roster

1882 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 Pat Deasley 67 264 70 .265 0 29
1B John Morrill 83 349 101 .289 2 54
2B Jack Burdock 83 319 76 .265 0 29
3B Ezra Sutton 81 319 80 .251 2 38
SS Sam Wise 78 298 66 .221 4 34
OF Joe Hornung 85 388 117 .302 1 50
OF Pete Hotaling 84 378 98 .259 0 28
OF Ed Rowen 83 327 81 .248 1 43

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
Charlie Buffinton 15 50 13 .260 0 4
Hal McClure 2 6 2 .333 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 49 420 24 21 2.64 180
Bobby Mathews 34 285 19 15 2.87 153
Charlie Buffinton 5 42 2 3 4.07 17

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 1 0 0 0 0.00 2

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