::Providence Grays


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Providence Grays
Years 1878 - 1885
Based in Providence, Rhode Island
Major league affiliations

Steel Gray, Gray, Light Blue

  • C. T. Gardner (1882-1885)
  • Henry Root (1878-1881)
Major league titles
National League pennants 2 (1879, 1884)

The Providence Grays were a Major League Baseball team based in Providence, Rhode Island who played in the National League from 1878 until 1885. The Grays played at the Messer Street Grounds in the Olneyville neighborhood. The team won the National League title twice, in 1879 and 1884. Following the 1884 season, they won the first World Series over the New York Metropolitans of the American Association. The team folded after the 1885 season.

Providence Grays sections
Intro   Origins and formation    1879 champions    1884 champions    Other highlights    Season records   Notable alumni  See also   References and notes    External links   

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