Boston Red Caps Managers

This is a comprehensive list of managers for the Boston Red Caps organization. Win / loss statistics, winning percentage, position in division, and games behind the leader are also shown for each manager.

"He (King Kelly) played the umpire as intelligently as he did the opposing nine." - Fred Pfeffer
Boston Red Caps Managers
1876 - 1882

Managers & Finishes

Year Uniform # Manager(s) Wins Losses WP Finish GB


Harry Wright

39 31 .557 4 th 15


42 18 .700 1 st +7


41 19 .683 1 st +4


54 30 .643 2 nd 5


40 44 .476 6 th 27


38 45 .458 6 th 17½


John Morrill

45 39 .536 3 rd 10

Boston Red Caps Managers & Finishes

The Braves franchise began in 1876 in Boston, moved to a Milwaukee in 1953, and came to a stop in Atlanta in 1966. Over the course of a century-plus they have seen three cities and many different official names. All their stats, schedules, uniform numbers, and history can be found on the Atlanta Braves team page and posted below is a chart with links to their managerial pages:

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The Boston Red Caps won two National League pennants (1877 & 1878) under Harry Wright — a man who played in only one game in 1876, one game in 1877, and was born in England.

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