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Penn History

This exhibit was created in 2005 by Mary D. McConaghy and by Michael T. Woods, University Archives Summer Research Fellow and an undergraduate at Penn State University, from research compiled by Cappy Gagnon and other members of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR).

Summary

Penn scored a total of 134 runs (16.75 runs per game) while giving up 96 (12 runs per game). They ended the 8 game season with a 5-3 record.

The 1875 yearbook and the 1913 Athletic Association history of Penn athletics name seventeen undergraduates as members of this team.

Team Members

  • William Darragh Kelly, ’76, captain
  • Henry White Andrews, ’76
  • Alexander William Biddle, ’76
  • Charles Augustus Paul Borda ’77
  • James Stratton Carpenter, ’79
  • A. L. Church, ’78
  • Edward Vincent d’Invilliers, ’78
  • William Henry Hollis, ’75
  • Ray Walker Jones, ’77 and Law
  • William Darragh Kelly, ’76
  • William Henry Patterson, ’76
  • William Wagener Porter, ’75
  • William Boyd Power, ’77
  • Henry Foster Stewart, ’79

Substitutes:

  • Charles Benson Wigton, ’79
  • John Marie Chapron, ’77
  • J. C. Patterson, ’78

Date Opponent Location Score Outcome
Penn Opponent
Sept. 30 Medicals University Grounds 19 1 Win
Oct. 3 Medicals University Grounds 21 8 Win
Oct. 5 Medicals University Grounds 16 7 Win
Oct. 13 Swarthmore Swarthmore 12 17 Loss
Oct. 15 Germantown Juniors Young America Grounds 17 16 Win
Oct. 22 Swarthmore Swarthmore 25 18 Win
Oct. 26 Germantown Juniors Young America Grounds 11 13 Loss
Nov. 6 Picked 9 of Philadelphia University Grounds 13 16 Loss