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1875 in baseball

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The following are the baseball events of the year 1875 throughout the world.

Champions

National Association final standings

National Association
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st Boston 71 8 .899 --
2nd Athletic (Philadelphia) 53 20 .726 15.0
3rd Hartford 54 28 .659 18.5
4th St. Louis ("Brown Stockings") 39 29 .574 26.5
5th Philadelphia 37 31 .544 28.5
6th Chicago 30 37 .448 35.0
7th Mutual (New York) 30 38 .441 35.5
8th Red Stockings (St. Louis)[1] 4 14 .222 37.0
9th Elm City (New Haven) 7 40 .149 48.0
10th National (Washington) 4 23 .148 40.5
11th Centennial (Philadelphia) 2 12 .143 36.5
12th Western (Keokuk) 1 12 .077 37.0
13th Atlantic (Brooklyn) 2 42 .045 51.5

Statistical leaders

National Association
Type Name Stat
AVG Deacon White BOS .367
HR Jim O'Rourke BOS 6
RBI Cal McVey BOS 87
Wins Albert Spalding BOS 55
ERA Albert Spalding BOS 1.52
Strikeouts Frank Fleet STL/BRA 26

Notable seasons

Events

January–March

April–June

  • May 3 – The Hartfords are caught using an illegal bat which had been whittled nearly flat on one side and painted black to conceal the altering. The bat is thrown out and Hartford goes on to win the game.
  • May 5 – National of Washington gives up 20+ runs for the 5th consecutive game.
  • May 11 – The Red Stockings of St. Louis fall to the Chicagos 1-0, the lowest scoring game ever at the time.
  • May 21 – Only 10 days after it happened for the first time, the NA sees its second 1-0 game as Candy Cummings of Hartford outduels Bobby Mathews of Mutual.
  • May 22 – Pud Galvin makes his debut with the St. Louis Club. Galvin will only pitch in 8 games for St. Louis and will not be seen in the major leagues again until 1879.
  • June 11 – George Hall of the Philadelphia Athletics, who will finish 2nd in the league with 4, homers in consecutive at-bats.

July–September

October–December

  • October 10 – At a meeting of Chicago Base Ball Club stockholders, William Hulbert uses a proxy from the widow of the deceased George Gage to declare himself President of the team. He names Albert Spalding as Secretary.
  • October 30 – Boston defeats Hartford 7-4 in what proves to be the final game in the history of the NA. The Bostons claim the last 4 pennants in increasingly dominating fashion after the Athletics win the inaugural flag in 1871.

Births

Notes

1 – Some sources show 1864
2 – Some sources show November 13
3 – Some sources show 1877

Deaths

  • February 14 – Charlie Hodes, 26?, catcher/utility player from 1871–1874.
  • July 22 – Eb Smith, 28, umpire for one game during the 1872 National Association season.

References

  1. ^ Officially the Red Stockings Base-Ball Club of St. Louis, the team named their field Red Stockings Park and their uniforms featured an image of a red stocking on the front, all of course to capitalize on the fame of the 1869-70 Cincinnati barnstorming club.

External links

This page was last edited on 23 May 2020, at 09:49
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