1879 Troy Trojans Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 19-56
Finished 8th in the NL
Ballpark: Putnam Grounds
Manager: Horace Phillips (12-34)
Manager: Bob Ferguson (7-22)
Location: Troy, New York
1879 Troy Trojans Statistics
1879 Troy Trojans Results

The Troy Trojans of the National League ended the 1879 season with a record of 19 wins and 56 losses, finishing eighth in the NL.

The Trojans scored 321 runs and surrendered 543 runs, most in the circuit. Al Hall topped batters with significant playing time with a .258 average. George Bradley led Troy with 13 wins, while Fred Goldsmith registered a 1.57 earned run average, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Horace Phillips and Bob Ferguson coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
George BradleyPRRJuly 13, 18525'10"175Reading, PA USA
Dan BrouthersPLLMay 8, 18586'2"207Sylvan Lake, NY USA
Ed CaskinPRRDecember 30, 18515'9"165Danvers, MA USA
John CassidyPRL5'8"168Brooklyn, NY USA
Aaron ClappPRJuly 0, 18565'8"175Ithaca, NY USA
Herm DoscherPRRDecember 20, 18525'10"182New York, NY USA
Jake EvansPRSeptember 22, 18565'8"154Baltimore, MD USA
Bob FergusonPBRJanuary 31, 18455'9"149Brooklyn, NY USA
Gid GardnerPRRMay 6, 18590'0"165Boston, MA USA
Fred GoldsmithPRRMay 15, 18566'1"195New Haven, CT USA
Al HallP0'0"0Worcester, MA USA
Thorny HawkesPRROctober 15, 18525'8"135Danvers, MA USA
Bill HolbertPRRMarch 14, 18550'0"197Baltimore, MD USA
Kick KellyPOctober 31, 18566'0"185New York, NY USA
Tom MansellPLRJanuary 1, 18555'8"160Auburn, NY USA
Pat McManusPOctober 18, 18590'0"0, Ireland
Candy NelsonPLRMarch 14, 18495'6"145Portland, ME USA
Charlie ReilleyPRR5'10"165Providence, RI USA
Harry SalisburyPLMay 15, 18555'8"162Providence, RI USA
John ShoupPLLSeptember 30, 18515'7"140, WV USA
Live Oak TaylorPFebruary 3, 18515'9"170Belfast, ME USA