George Wright Stats

George Wright was born on Thursday, January 28, 1847, in New York, New York. Wright was 29 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 5, 1876, with the Boston Red Caps. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive George Wright baseball stats page.

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Birth Name:
George Wright
Nickname:
None
Born On:
01-28-1847  (Aquarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
New York, New York
Year of Death Data Died On:
08-21-1937 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Boston, Massachusetts
Cemetery:
Holyhood Cemetery, Brookline, Massachusetts Click For Grave Photo
High School:
Undetermined
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
Player Weight Chart Weight:
150
First Game:
05-05-1876 (Age 29)
Last Game:
10-02-1882
Draft:
Not Applicable
George Wright

George Wright Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
1876 29 Red Caps 1 0 1 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 0 1.0 4 1 0 0 0 0 - 1 1 0 0 -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
1 Year 1 0 1 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 0 1.0 4 1 0 0 0 0 - 1 1 0 0 -
George Wright

George Wright Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1876 29 Red Caps 70 335 72 100 18 6 1 0 34 8 - 9 - - 0 - .299 .315 .397
1877 30 Red Caps 61 290 58 80 15 1 0 0 35 9 - 15 - - 0 - .276 .298 .334
1878 31 Red Caps 59 267 35 60 5 1 0 0 12 6 - 22 - - 0 - .225 .242 .251
1879 32 Grays 85 388 79 107 15 10 1 0 42 13 - 20 - - 0 - .276 .299 .374
1880 33 Red Caps 1 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 - - 0 - .250 .250 .250
1881 34 Red Caps 7 25 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 - 1 - - 0 - .200 .286 .200
1882 35 Grays 46 185 14 30 1 2 0 0 9 4 - - - - 0 - .162 .180 .189
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
7 Years 329 1,494 264 383 54 20 2 0 132 43 - 67 - - 0 - .256 .277 .323
George Wright

George Wright Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1876 Red Caps 2B 2 - - 10 5.0 9 7 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .900 0.00
1876 Red Caps P 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1876 Red Caps SS 68 - - 383 5.6 340 89 251 43 16 n/a n/a n/a .888 0.00
1877 Red Caps 2B 58 - - 433 7.5 380 171 209 53 28 n/a n/a n/a .878 0.00
1877 Red Caps SS 3 - - 14 4.7 12 4 8 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .857 0.00
1878 Red Caps SS 59 - - 284 4.8 269 72 197 15 24 n/a n/a n/a .947 0.00
1879 Grays SS 85 - - 449 5.3 415 96 319 34 17 n/a n/a n/a .924 0.00
1880 Red Caps SS 1 - - 3 3.0 3 0 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1881 Red Caps SS 7 - - 27 3.9 26 7 19 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .963 0.00
1882 Grays SS 46 - - 205 4.5 179 46 133 26 16 n/a n/a n/a .873 0.00
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
SS Totals 269 0 0 1,365 5.1 1,244 314 930 121 77 n/a n/a n/a .911 0.00
2B Totals 60 0 0 443 7.4 389 178 211 54 28 n/a n/a n/a .878 0.00
P Totals 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
7 Years 330 0 3 1,808 5.5 1,633 492 1,141 175 105 n/a n/a n/a .903 14,697.00
George Wright

George Wright Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1876 Red Caps - - - 0 0 n/a 335.0 37.2 9.9 0.00 9.00 0.00
1877 Red Caps - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 19.3 8.3 - - -
1878 Red Caps - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 12.1 22.3 - - -
1879 Grays - - - 0 0 n/a 388.0 19.4 9.2 - - -
1880 Red Caps - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 - - -
1881 Red Caps - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 25.0 0.0 - - -
1882 Grays - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 20.6 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
7 Years - - - 0 0 n/a 747.0 22.3 11.3 0.00 9.00 0.00
George Wright

George Wright Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1876 Boston Red Caps n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1877 Boston Red Caps n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1878 Boston Red Caps n/a $1,800.00 n/a n/a
1879 Providence Grays n/a $2,000.00 n/a n/a
1880 Boston Red Caps n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1881 Boston Red Caps n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1882 Providence Grays n/a Undetermined n/a n/a


In 1883 Francis Richter founded the Sporting Life, a weekly magazine devoted to coverage of all sports, with an emphasis on baseball. In 1887 Richter, and other baseball journalists, formed the Base Ball Reporters Association of America, also referred to as the National Base Ball Reporters' Association. And in 1914 Richter wrote the History and Records of Baseball: the American Nation's Chief Sport (Philadelphia: Sporting Life Publishing Co., 1914). In that historic book Richter selected the greatest players in each position in each decade:

Francis Richter Greatest Players by Decade

Decade Catchers Catchers
1870-1880 Doug Allison Deacon White
1880-1890 Charlie Bennett Buck Ewing
1890-1900 Tom Daly Yank Robinson
1900-1912 Chief Meyers Billy Sullivan
Decade Pitchers Pitchers
1870-1880 Candy Cummings Al Spalding
1880-1890 John Clarkson Old Hoss Radbourn
1890-1900 Amos Rusie Cy Young
1900-1912 Christy Mathewson Rube Waddell
Decade First Base First Base
1870-1880 Wes Fisler Joe Start
1880-1890 Cap Anson Charlie Comiskey
1890-1900 Jake Beckley Dan Brouthers
1900-1912 Hal Chase Fred Tenney
Decade Second Base Second Base
1870-1880 Ross Barnes Al Reach (NA Only)
1880-1890 Fred Dunlap Bid McPhee
1890-1900 Nap Lajoie Fred Pfeffer
1900-1912 Eddie Collins Johnny Evers
Decade Third Base Third Base
1870-1880 Cap Anson Ezra Sutton
1880-1890 Jerry Denny Denny Lyons
1890-1900 John McGraw Billy Nash
1900-1912 Home Run Baker Jimmy Collins
Decade Shortstops Shortstops
1870-1880 Davy Force George Wright
1880-1890 Monte Ward Ned Williamson
1890-1900 Hughie Jennings Herman Long
1900-1912 Honus Wagner Bobby Wallace
Decade Left Fielders Left Fielders
1870-1880 Andy Leonard Lip Pike
1880-1890 Tip O'Neill George Wood
1890-1900 Ed Delahanty Joe Kelley
1900-1912 Fred Clarke Chick Stahl
Decade Center Fielders Center Fielders
1870-1880 Count Sensenderfer (NA Only) Harry Wright
1880-1890 Ned Hanlon Hardy Richardson
1890-1900 Billy Hamilton Bill Lange
1900-1912 Ty Cobb Tris Speaker
Decade Right Fielders Right Fielders
1870-1880 Jack Chapman Cal McVey
1880-1890 Joe Kelley Sam Thompson
1890-1900 Jesse Burkett Mike Tiernan
1900-1912 Sam Crawford Willie Keeler

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