1879 Providence Grays Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 59-25
Finished 1st in the NL
Ballpark: Messer Street Grounds
Won League Championship Series
Manager: George Wright (59-25)
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
1879 Providence Grays Statistics
1879 Providence Grays Results

The Providence Grays of the National League ended the 1879 season with a record of 59 wins and 25 losses, finishing first in the NL.

The Grays paced the league with 612 runs, fueled by 12 home runs. Providence yielded 355 runs. Paul Hines drove in 52 runs and topped all regular hitters by hitting .357. John Ward recorded 47 wins for the team and a team-best 2.15 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

George Wright coached the team. The 1879 Providence Grays won the League Championship Series.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Doug AllisonPRRJuly 12, 18465'10"160Philadelphia, PA USA
Lew BrownPRRFebruary 1, 18585'10"185Leominster, MA USA
Jack FarrellPRRJuly 5, 18575'9"165Newark, NJ USA
Emil GrossPRRMarch 4, 18586'0"190Chicago, IL USA
Bill HaguePRR5'9"164Philadelphia, PA USA
Paul HinesPRRMarch 1, 18555'9"173, VA USA
Rudy KemmlerPRRJanuary 0, 18605'11"206Chicago, IL USA
Bobby MathewsPRRNovember 21, 18515'5"140Baltimore, MD USA
Mike McGearyPRRNovember 16, 18505'7"138Philadelphia, PA USA
Dan O'LearyPLOctober 22, 18565'10"165Detroit, MI USA
Jim O'RourkePRRSeptember 1, 18505'8"185Bridgeport, CT USA
Joe StartPLLOctober 14, 18425'9"165New York, NY USA
Denny SullivanPRJune 26, 18585'9"170Boston, MA USA
John WardPLRMarch 3, 18605'9"165Bellefonte, PA USA
Bill WhitePOctober 0, 18600'0"0Milner, GA USA
George WrightPRRJanuary 28, 18475'9"150New York, NY USA
Tom YorkPLLJuly 13, 18505'9"165Brooklyn, NY USA


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