1872 Washington Olympics Roster

National Association (NA)
Team Record: 2-7
Finished 10th in the NA
Attendance: 700, Avg. 350
Ballpark: Olympics Grounds
Manager: Nick Young (2-7)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
1872 Washington Olympics Statistics
1872 Washington Olympics Results

The Washington Olympics of the National Association ended the 1872 season with a record of 2 wins and 7 losses, finishing tenth in the NA.

The Olympics led the league with just 140 runs allowed. Washington scored 54 runs, worst in the league,. Fred Waterman paced all regular hitters by connecting at a .378 clip, while Asa Brainard recorded a 6.38 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Nick Young coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Bill BarrettC0'0"0Baltimore, MD USA
Tommy Beals2BRAugust 0, 18505'5"144New York, NY USA
Asa BrainardPR5'8"150Albany, NY USA
Henry BurroughsCFFebruary 3, 18455'8"147Newark, NJ USA
Clipper Flynn1BRApril 29, 18495'7"140Lansingburgh, NY USA
John GlennLFRRJanuary 0, 18505'8"169Rochester, NY USA
Wally GoldsmithSSOctober 0, 18485'7"146Baltimore, MD USA
George HeubelCFJune 20, 18495'11"178, Germany
Dick HurleyRFL5'7"160Honesdale, PA USA
Bob ReachSSAugust 28, 18435'5"155Brooklyn, NY USA
Val RobinsonRFAugust 31, 18480'0"0Washington, DC USA
Frank SellmanCJanuary 21, 18515'9"145Baltimore, MD USA
Fred Waterman3B5'7"148New York, NY USA