1897 Brooklyn Bridegrooms season

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1897 Brooklyn Bridegrooms
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Other information
Owner(s) Charles Byrne, Ferdinand Abell, Charles Ebbets
Manager(s) Billy Barnie
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The 1897 Brooklyn Bridegrooms finished the season in seventh place under new manager Billy Barnie. Also the team's ownership underwent a change as Charles Byrne and Ferdinand Abell buy the shares previously owned by George Chauncey and Charles Ebbets becomes a part owner of the team.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

The 1897 Brooklyn Bridegrooms

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Beaneaters 93 39 0.705 54–12 39–27
Baltimore Orioles 90 40 0.692 2 51–15 39–25
New York Giants 83 48 0.634 51–19 32–29
Cincinnati Reds 76 56 0.576 17 49–18 27–38
Cleveland Spiders 69 62 0.527 23½ 49–16 20–46
Washington Senators 61 71 0.462 32 40–26 21–45
Brooklyn Bridegrooms 61 71 0.462 32 38–29 23–42
Pittsburgh Pirates 60 71 0.458 32½ 38–27 22–44
Chicago Colts 59 73 0.447 34 36–30 23–43
Philadelphia Phillies 55 77 0.417 38 32–34 23–43
Louisville Colonels 52 78 0.400 40 34–31 18–47
St. Louis Browns 29 102 0.221 63½ 18–41 11–61


Roster[edit]

1897 Brooklyn Bridegrooms
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; R = runs; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; SB = Stolen bases

Pos Player G AB R H Avg. HR RBI SB
C Grim, JohnJohn Grim 80 290 26 72 .248 0 25 3
1B LaChance, CandyCandy LaChance 126 520 86 160 .308 4 90 26
2B Shoch, GeorgeGeorge Shoch 85 284 42 79 .278 0 38 6
3B Shindle, BillyBilly Shindle 134 542 83 154 .284 4 105 23
SS Smith, GermanyGermany Smith 112 428 47 86 .201 0 29 1
OF Jones, FielderFielder Jones 135 548 134 172 .314 1 49 48
OF Griffin, MikeMike Griffin 134 534 136 169 .316 2 56 16
OF Anderson, JohnJohn Anderson 117 492 93 160 .325 4 85 29

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; R = runs; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; SB = Stolen bases

Player G AB R H Avg. HR RBI SB
Canavan, JimJim Canavan 63 240 25 52 .217 2 34 9
Smith, AleckAleck Smith 66 237 36 71 .300 1 39 12
Burrell, BusterBuster Burrell 33 103 15 25 .243 2 18 1
Sheckard, JimmyJimmy Sheckard 13 49 .286 12 14 3 14 5
Hannivan, PatPat Hannivan 10 20 4 5 .250 0 2 4

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; BB = Bases on balls; SO = Strikeouts; CG = Complete games

Player G GS IP W L ERA BB SO CG
Kennedy, BrickyardBrickyard Kennedy 44 40 343.3 18 20 3.91 149 81 36
Payne, HarleyHarley Payne 40 38 280.0 14 17 4.63 71 86 30
Dunn, JackJack Dunn 25 21 216.7 14 9 4.57 66 26 21
Daub, DanDan Daub 19 16 137.7 6 11 6.08 48 19 11
McMahon, SadieSadie McMahon 9 7 63.0 0 6 5.86 29 13 5
Brown, JohnJohn Brown 1 1 5.0 0 1 7.20 4 0 0

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; BB = Bases on balls; SO = Strikeouts; CG = Complete games

Player G GS IP W L ERA BB SO CG
Fisher, ChaunceyChauncey Fisher 20 13 149.0 9 7 4.23 43 31 11

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