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1875 In Baseball

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

Contents

  • Champions 1
  • National Association final standings 2
  • Statistical leaders 3
  • Notable seasons 4
  • Events 5
    • January–March 5.1
    • April–June 5.2
    • July–September 5.3
    • October–December 5.4
  • Births 6
    • Notes 6.1
  • Deaths 7
  • External links 8

Champions

National Association final standings

National Association
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st Boston Red Stockings 71 8 .899 --
2nd Philadelphia Athletics 53 20 .726 15.0
3rd Hartford Dark Blues 54 28 .659 18.5
4th St. Louis Brown Stockings 39 29 .574 26.5
5th Philadelphia White Stockings 37 31 .544 28.5
6th Chicago White Stockings 30 37 .448 35.0
7th New York Mutuals 30 38 .441 35.5
8th St. Louis Red Stockings 4 14 .222 37.0
9th New Haven Elm Citys 7 40 .149 48.0
10th Washington Nationals 4 23 .148 40.5
11th Philadelphia Centennials 2 12 .143 36.5
12th Keokuk Westerns 1 12 .077 37.0
13th Brooklyn Atlantics 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

July–September

October–December

  • October 10 - At a meeting of Albert Spalding as Secretary.
  • October 30 - The Boston Red Stockings defeat the Hartford Dark Blues 7-4 in what proves to be the final game in the history of the NA. The Red Stockings claim the last 4 pennants in increasingly dominating fashion after the Philadelphia 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.

External links

  • 1875 season at baseball-reference.com
  • Charlton's Baseball Chronology at BaseballLibrary.com
  • Retrosheet.org
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