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
1876

n/a

Harry Wright

39 31 .557 4 th 15
1877

n/a

42 18 .700 1 st +7
1878

n/a

41 19 .683 1 st +4
1879

n/a

54 30 .643 2 nd 5
1880

n/a

40 44 .476 6 th 27
1881

n/a

38 45 .458 6 th 17½
1882

n/a

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:

Boston Red Caps

1876-1882

Boston Beaneaters

1883-1906

Boston Doves

1907-1910

Boston Rustlers

1911-1911

Boston Braves

1912-1935

Boston Bees

1936-1940

Boston Braves

1941-1952

Milwaukee Braves

1953-1965

Atlanta Braves

1966-Today

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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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