1878 Boston Red Caps Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 41-19
Finished 1st in the NL
Ballpark: South End Grounds I
Won League Championship Series
Manager: Harry Wright (41-19)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
1878 Boston Red Caps Statistics
1878 Boston Red Caps Results

The Boston Red Caps of the National League ended the 1878 season with a record of 41 wins and 19 losses, finishing first in the NL.

The Red Caps allowed 241 runs, least in the league. Boston plated 298 runs. Jim O'Rourke led all regular hitters by hitting .278. Tommy Bond earned 40 wins for the squad and a team-best 2.06 ERA, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Harry Wright coached the team. The 1878 Boston Red Caps won the League Championship Series.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Tommy BondPRRApril 2, 18565'7"160Granard, Ireland
Jack BurdockPRRApril 0, 18525'9"158Brooklyn, NY USA
Andy LeonardPRRJune 1, 18465'7"168, An Ireland
Jack ManningPRRDecember 20, 18535'8"158Braintree, MA USA
John MorrillPRRFebruary 19, 18555'10"155Boston, MA USA
Jim O'RourkePRRSeptember 1, 18505'8"185Bridgeport, CT USA
Harry SchaferPRRAugust 14, 18465'9"143Philadelphia, PA USA
Pop SnyderPRROctober 6, 18545'11"184Washington, DC USA
Ezra SuttonPRRSeptember 17, 18495'8"153Seneca Falls, NY USA
George WrightPRRJanuary 28, 18475'9"150New York, NY USA