1897 Chicago Colts season

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1897 Chicago Colts
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Albert Spalding
Manager(s) Cap Anson
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The 1897 Chicago Colts season was the 25th season of the Chicago Colts franchise, the 22nd in the National League and the 5th at West Side Park. The Colts finished ninth in the National League with a record of 59–73.

Regular season[edit]

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 Chicago Colts
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
1B Anson, CapCap Anson 114 424 121 .285 3 75

Other batters[edit]

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

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Callahan, NixeyNixey Callahan 94 360 105 .292 3 47

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Callahan, NixeyNixey Callahan 23 189.1 12 9 4.03 52
Briggs, ButtonsButtons Briggs 22 186.2 4 17 5.26 60
Denzer, RogerRoger Denzer 12 94.2 2 8 5.13 17

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