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1800's


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Seasons
Glossary
Year NL Champion AL Champion Top Position Player Top Pitcher
Brooklyn Superbas John McGraw
8.0
Vic Willis
10.5
Boston Beaneaters Hughie Jennings
7.5
Kid Nichols
10.8
Boston Beaneaters Hughie Jennings
7.3
Kid Nichols
10.9
Baltimore Orioles Hughie Jennings
8.3
Cy Young
10.1
Baltimore Orioles Hughie Jennings
7.5
Cy Young
12.1
Baltimore Orioles Billy Hamilton
8.2
Amos Rusie
14.3
Boston Beaneaters Ed Delahanty
6.9
Kid Nichols
11.8
Boston Beaneaters Dan Brouthers
8.8
Cy Young
14.1
Boston Beaneaters Boston Reds Billy Hamilton
6.6
Bill Hutchinson
10.5
Brooklyn Bridegrooms Louisville Colonels Jack Glasscock
7.1
Silver King
13.8
New York Giants Brooklyn Bridegrooms Jack Glasscock
6.6
John Clarkson
16.7
New York Giants St. Louis Browns Roger Connor
7.5
Silver King
14.5
Detroit Wolverines St. Louis Browns Bob Caruthers
11.0
John Clarkson
14.9
Chicago White Stockings St. Louis Browns Bob Caruthers
11.9
Toad Ramsey
12.6
Chicago White Stockings St. Louis Browns Roger Connor
8.1
Ed Morris
13.6
Providence Grays New York Metropolitans Fred Dunlap
7.8
Pud Galvin
20.5
Boston Beaneaters Philadelphia Athletics Dan Brouthers
5.5
Tim Keefe
19.7
Chicago White Stockings Cincinnati Red Stockings Dan Brouthers
5.9
Jim McCormick
11.2
Chicago White Stockings Cap Anson
5.9
George Derby
8.8
Chicago White Stockings Cap Anson
5.0
Jim McCormick
10.4
Providence Grays Charley Jones
4.5
Tommy Bond
14.4
Boston Red Caps Orator Shafer
3.5
Tommy Bond
13.8
Boston Red Caps Deacon White
3.3
Jim Devlin
13.3
Chicago White Stockings Ross Barnes
5.7
Jim Devlin
18.0
Boston Red Stockings Ross Barnes
5.1
Al Spalding
12.8
Boston Red Stockings Cal McVey
3.0
Bobby Mathews
13.5
Boston Red Stockings Ross Barnes
4.9
Bobby Mathews
10.0
Boston Red Stockings Ross Barnes
4.3
Al Spalding
10.9
Philadelphia Athletics Ross Barnes
2.1
George Zettlein
4.9

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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James