1878 Cincinnati Reds Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 37-23
Finished 2nd in the NL
Ballpark: Avenue Grounds
Manager: Cal McVey (37-23)
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
1878 Cincinnati Reds Statistics
1878 Cincinnati Reds Results

The Cincinnati Reds of the National League ended the 1878 season with a record of 37 wins and 23 losses, finishing second in the NL.

The Reds scored 333 runs and allowed 281 runs. Charley Jones drove in 39 runs. Deacon White led batters with significant playing time by hitting .314. Will White earned 30 wins on the mound for the squad and a team-best 1.79 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Cal McVey coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Buttercup DickersonPLROctober 11, 18585'6"140Tyaskin, MD USA
Billy GeerPR5'6"160New York, NY USA
Joe GerhardtPRRFebruary 14, 18556'0"160Washington, DC USA
Charley JonesPRRApril 30, 18525'11"202Alamance County, NC USA
King KellyPRRDecember 31, 18575'10"170Troy, NY USA
Cal McVeyPRRAugust 30, 18495'9"170Montrose, IA USA
Bobby MitchellPLLFebruary 6, 18565'5"135Cincinnati, OH USA
Lip PikePLLMay 25, 18455'8"158New York, NY USA
Chub SullivanPRRJanuary 12, 18566'0"164Boston, MA USA
Deacon WhitePLRDecember 2, 18475'11"175Caton, NY USA
Will WhitePBROctober 11, 18545'9"175Caton, NY USA