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A high-level summary of the 1881 Major League Baseball Season. The page includes standings, team totals and leaderboards. There is a lot more information on the season in various sub-sections such as the player register, team pages and boxscore-related pages.
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1881 Batting Leaderboards

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Batting Average - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Cap AnsonChicago White StockingsMLB.399
2Joe StartProvidence GraysMLB.328
3Fred DunlapCleveland BluesMLB.325
4Abner DalrympleChicago White StockingsMLB.323
4King KellyChicago White StockingsMLB.323
6Dan BrouthersBuffalo BisonsMLB.319
7Buttercup DickersonWorcester NL TeamMLB.316
8Deacon WhiteBuffalo BisonsMLB.310
8Silver FlintChicago White StockingsMLB.310
10Pete HotalingWorcester NL TeamMLB.309
On Base Percentage - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Cap AnsonChicago White StockingsMLB.442
2Tom YorkProvidence GraysMLB.362
3Dan BrouthersBuffalo BisonsMLB.361
4Fred DunlapCleveland BluesMLB.358
5George GoreChicago White StockingsMLB.354
6King KellyChicago White StockingsMLB.352
6Jim O'RourkeBuffalo BisonsMLB.352
8Abner DalrympleChicago White StockingsMLB.350
9Pete HotalingWorcester NL TeamMLB.346
10Joe StartProvidence GraysMLB.345
Slugging Percentage - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Dan BrouthersBuffalo BisonsMLB.541
2Cap AnsonChicago White StockingsMLB.510
3Charlie BennettDetroit WolverinesMLB.478
4Fred DunlapCleveland BluesMLB.444
5King KellyChicago White StockingsMLB.433
6Tom YorkProvidence GraysMLB.427
7George GoreChicago White StockingsMLB.424
8George WoodDetroit WolverinesMLB.421
9Abner DalrympleChicago White StockingsMLB.414
10Hardy RichardsonBuffalo BisonsMLB.413
On Base Plus Slugging - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Cap AnsonChicago White StockingsMLB.952
2Dan BrouthersBuffalo BisonsMLB.902
3Charlie BennettDetroit WolverinesMLB.819
4Fred DunlapCleveland BluesMLB.802
5Tom YorkProvidence GraysMLB.790
6King KellyChicago White StockingsMLB.786
7George GoreChicago White StockingsMLB.778
8Abner DalrympleChicago White StockingsMLB.764
9George WoodDetroit WolverinesMLB.756
10Jim O'RourkeBuffalo BisonsMLB.754
Games Played - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Bob FergusonTroy TrojansMLB85
1Frank HankinsonTroy TrojansMLB85
1Bill PhillipsCleveland BluesMLB85
1John WardProvidence GraysMLB85
1Tom YorkProvidence GraysMLB85
1Jerry DennyProvidence GraysMLB85
1Roger ConnorTroy TrojansMLB85
1Jack GlasscockCleveland BluesMLB85
1Orator ShaferCleveland BluesMLB85
1John CassidyTroy TrojansMLB85
Plate Appearances - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1John CassidyTroy TrojansMLB388
2Roger ConnorTroy TrojansMLB382
2Curry FoleyBuffalo BisonsMLB382
4Abner DalrympleChicago White StockingsMLB377
5Jim O'RourkeBuffalo BisonsMLB375
5Buttercup DickersonWorcester NL TeamMLB375
7Jack FarrellProvidence GraysMLB374
7Paul HinesProvidence GraysMLB374
9Cap AnsonChicago White StockingsMLB369
9King KellyChicago White StockingsMLB369
At Bats - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Curry FoleyBuffalo BisonsMLB375
2John CassidyTroy TrojansMLB370
3Roger ConnorTroy TrojansMLB367
3Buttercup DickersonWorcester NL TeamMLB367
5Abner DalrympleChicago White StockingsMLB362
6Paul HinesProvidence GraysMLB361
7Bill PhillipsCleveland BluesMLB357
7John WardProvidence GraysMLB357
9King KellyChicago White StockingsMLB353
10Fred DunlapCleveland BluesMLB351
Runs - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1George GoreChicago White StockingsMLB86
2King KellyChicago White StockingsMLB84
3Abner DalrympleChicago White StockingsMLB72
4Jim O'RourkeBuffalo BisonsMLB71
5Jack FarrellProvidence GraysMLB69
6Lon KnightDetroit WolverinesMLB67
6Cap AnsonChicago White StockingsMLB67
8Paul HinesProvidence GraysMLB65
9Ned HanlonDetroit WolverinesMLB63
10Hardy RichardsonBuffalo BisonsMLB62
Hits - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Cap AnsonChicago White StockingsMLB137
2Abner DalrympleChicago White StockingsMLB117
3Buttercup DickersonWorcester NL TeamMLB116
4Joe StartProvidence GraysMLB114
4Fred DunlapCleveland BluesMLB114
4King KellyChicago White StockingsMLB114
7Roger ConnorTroy TrojansMLB107
8Jim O'RourkeBuffalo BisonsMLB105
9Paul HinesProvidence GraysMLB103
10George WoodDetroit WolverinesMLB100
Total Bases - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Cap AnsonChicago White StockingsMLB175
2Fred DunlapCleveland BluesMLB156
3King KellyChicago White StockingsMLB153
4Abner DalrympleChicago White StockingsMLB150
5Buttercup DickersonWorcester NL TeamMLB149
6Paul HinesProvidence GraysMLB146
6Dan BrouthersBuffalo BisonsMLB146
8Charlie BennettDetroit WolverinesMLB143
9Roger ConnorTroy TrojansMLB142
9George WoodDetroit WolverinesMLB142
Doubles - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1King KellyChicago White StockingsMLB27
1Paul HinesProvidence GraysMLB27
3Harry StoveyWorcester NL TeamMLB25
3Fred DunlapCleveland BluesMLB25
5Deacon WhiteBuffalo BisonsMLB24
6Tom YorkProvidence GraysMLB23
7Abner DalrympleChicago White StockingsMLB22
8Cap AnsonChicago White StockingsMLB21
8Jim O'RourkeBuffalo BisonsMLB21
10Tom BurnsChicago White StockingsMLB20
Triples - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Jack RoweBuffalo BisonsMLB11
2Bill PhillipsCleveland BluesMLB10
3George GoreChicago White StockingsMLB9
3George WoodDetroit WolverinesMLB9
3Dan BrouthersBuffalo BisonsMLB9
3Hardy RichardsonBuffalo BisonsMLB9
7Ned HanlonDetroit WolverinesMLB8
7Joe HornungBoston BeaneatersMLB8
9Buck EwingTroy TrojansMLB7
9Charlie BennettDetroit WolverinesMLB7
Home Runs - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Dan BrouthersBuffalo BisonsMLB8
2Charlie BennettDetroit WolverinesMLB7
3Jack FarrellProvidence GraysMLB5
4Tom BurnsChicago White StockingsMLB4
5Lew BrownDetroit Wolverines
Providence Grays
MLB3
5Fred DunlapCleveland BluesMLB3
7Hardy RichardsonBuffalo BisonsMLB2
7King KellyChicago White StockingsMLB2
7Ned HanlonDetroit WolverinesMLB2
7Harry StoveyWorcester NL TeamMLB2
Runs Batted In - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Cap AnsonChicago White StockingsMLB82
2Charlie BennettDetroit WolverinesMLB64
3King KellyChicago White StockingsMLB55
4Hardy RichardsonBuffalo BisonsMLB53
4John WardProvidence GraysMLB53
4Deacon WhiteBuffalo BisonsMLB53
7Lon KnightDetroit WolverinesMLB52
8Ned WilliamsonChicago White StockingsMLB48
9Tom YorkProvidence GraysMLB47
10Dan BrouthersBuffalo BisonsMLB45
Walks - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1John ClappCleveland BluesMLB35
2Tom YorkProvidence GraysMLB29
2Jack FarrellProvidence GraysMLB29
2Bob FergusonTroy TrojansMLB29
5Jim O'RourkeBuffalo BisonsMLB27
5George GoreChicago White StockingsMLB27
7Cap AnsonChicago White StockingsMLB26
8Lon KnightDetroit WolverinesMLB23
8Orator ShaferCleveland BluesMLB23
10Ned HanlonDetroit WolverinesMLB22
Strikeouts - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Pud GalvinBuffalo BisonsMLB70
2Jerry DennyProvidence GraysMLB44
3Frank HankinsonTroy TrojansMLB41
4Silver FlintChicago White StockingsMLB39
5Charlie BennettDetroit WolverinesMLB37
6George WoodDetroit WolverinesMLB32
7Jack RemsenCleveland BluesMLB31
7Joe GerhardtDetroit WolverinesMLB31
9John MorrillBoston BeaneatersMLB30
9Jake EvansTroy TrojansMLB30
Extra Base Hits - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Dan BrouthersBuffalo BisonsMLB35
2Harry StoveyWorcester NL TeamMLB34
2Paul HinesProvidence GraysMLB34
4Fred DunlapCleveland BluesMLB32
4King KellyChicago White StockingsMLB32
4Charlie BennettDetroit WolverinesMLB32
7Tom YorkProvidence GraysMLB30
8George WoodDetroit WolverinesMLB29
8Bill PhillipsCleveland BluesMLB29
8Hardy RichardsonBuffalo BisonsMLB29
Isolated Power - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Dan BrouthersBuffalo BisonsMLB.222
2Charlie BennettDetroit WolverinesMLB.177
3Harry StoveyWorcester NL TeamMLB.132
4George GoreChicago White StockingsMLB.126
5George WoodDetroit WolverinesMLB.125
6Tom YorkProvidence GraysMLB.123
7Hardy RichardsonBuffalo BisonsMLB.122
8Fred DunlapCleveland BluesMLB.120
9Paul HinesProvidence GraysMLB.119
9Jack FarrellProvidence GraysMLB.119
Walks Percentage - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1John ClappCleveland BluesMLB0.12
2Tom YorkProvidence GraysMLB0.08
2Jack FarrellProvidence GraysMLB0.08
2Bob FergusonTroy TrojansMLB0.08
2George GoreChicago White StockingsMLB0.08
6Jim O'RourkeBuffalo BisonsMLB0.07
6Ned HanlonDetroit WolverinesMLB0.07
6Doc BushongWorcester NL TeamMLB0.07
6Cap AnsonChicago White StockingsMLB0.07
10Orator ShaferCleveland BluesMLB0.06
Strikeouts Percentage - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Cap AnsonChicago White StockingsMLB0.01
2Joe StartProvidence GraysMLB0.02
2Deacon WhiteBuffalo BisonsMLB0.02
2Jack GlasscockCleveland BluesMLB0.02
2John ClappCleveland BluesMLB0.02
2Sadie HouckDetroit WolverinesMLB0.02
2Buttercup DickersonWorcester NL TeamMLB0.02
8John WardProvidence GraysMLB0.03
8Ezra SuttonBoston BeaneatersMLB0.03
8Bob FergusonTroy TrojansMLB0.03
Strikeout-Walk Ratio - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Cap AnsonChicago White StockingsMLB0.15
2John ClappCleveland BluesMLB0.17
3Bob FergusonTroy TrojansMLB0.41
4Ned HanlonDetroit WolverinesMLB0.50
5Jack GlasscockCleveland BluesMLB0.53
6Jim O'RourkeBuffalo BisonsMLB0.67
6Pete HotalingWorcester NL TeamMLB0.67
8Ezra SuttonBoston BeaneatersMLB0.69
9Joe StartProvidence GraysMLB0.78
10Jack FarrellProvidence GraysMLB0.79
210 record(s)
Glossary:
Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site HiLvl Highest Level Reached