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Syracuse Stars (National League)

Syracuse Stars
Years 1877-1879
Based in Syracuse, New York
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The independent Syracuse Stars of 1877, direct forerunner of the major league Stars of 1879.
Major league affiliations
Ballpark
Colors

Purple, white
         

Managers
Major league titles
  • National League pennants: 0
  • International Association pennants: 0

The Syracuse Stars was a 19th-century American baseball team, as well as the name of the minor league baseball teams which preceded it, based in Syracuse, New York. They played their home games at Newell Park. (They were unrelated to the Syracuse Stars of the American Association, who played for one year, in 1890.)

Established as an independent team in

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The Stars lone year in the NL,

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Mike Dorgan managed 43 of the Stars' games (with a 17-26 record). Bill Holbert managed on an interim basis for one game (a loss) and the season was closed out by Jimmy Macullar, who managed the final 26 games (5-21).

The team had a combined batting average of .227. First baseman Jack Farrell led the team with .303.

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