1879 Syracuse Stars Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 22-48
Finished 7th in the NL
Ballpark: Newell Park
Manager: Mike Dorgan (17-26)
Manager: Bill Holbert (0-1)
Manager: Jimmy Macullar (5-21)
Location: Syracuse, New York
1879 Syracuse Stars Statistics
1879 Syracuse Stars Results

The Syracuse Stars of the National League ended the 1879 season with a record of 22 wins and 48 losses, finishing seventh in the NL.

The Stars plated 276 runs, worst in the league, and allowed 462 runs. Jack Farrell led hitters with significant playing time by hitting .303. Harry McCormick topped Syracuse with 18 wins and a team-best 2.99 earned run average, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Mike Dorgan, Bill Holbert and Jimmy Macullar coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
George AdamsPRRJanuary 25, 18555'6"175Worcester, MA USA
Jack AllenPRROctober 2, 18550'0"160Woodstock, IL USA
Hick CarpenterPRLAugust 16, 18555'11"186Grafton, MA USA
George CreamerPRR6'2"0Philadelphia, PA USA
Frank DeckerPRRFebruary 26, 18570'0"0St. Louis, MO USA
Mike DorganPRROctober 2, 18535'9"180Middletown, CT USA
Jack FarrellPRRJuly 5, 18575'9"165Newark, NJ USA
Bill HolbertPRRMarch 14, 18550'0"197Baltimore, MD USA
Kick KellyPOctober 31, 18566'0"185New York, NY USA
Jimmy MacullarPRLJanuary 16, 18555'6"155Boston, MA USA
Mike MansellPLJanuary 15, 18585'11"175Auburn, NY USA
Tom MansellPLRJanuary 1, 18555'8"160Auburn, NY USA
Harry McCormickPRROctober 25, 18555'9"155Syracuse, NY USA
John McGuinnessP5'10"150, Ireland
Charlie OsterhoutPRJune 0, 18560'0"0Syracuse, NY USA
Blondie PurcellPRRMarch 16, 18545'9"159Paterson, NJ USA
John RichmondPRMarch 5, 18555'9"170Philadelphia, PA USA
Red WoodheadPJuly 9, 18515'6"160Chelsea, MA USA