1897 Cleveland Spiders season

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1897 Cleveland Spiders
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Owner(s) Frank Robison
Manager(s) Patsy Tebeau
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The 1897 Cleveland Spiders finished with a 69-62 record and a fifth place finish in the National League.

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


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1897 Cleveland Spiders
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
C Zimmer, ChiefChief Zimmer 80 294 93 .316 0 40
1B Tebeau, PatsyPatsy Tebeau 109 412 110 .267 0 59
2B Childs, CupidCupid Childs 114 444 150 .338 1 61
3B Wallace, BobbyBobby Wallace 130 516 173 .335 4 112
SS McKean, EdEd McKean 125 523 143 .273 2 78
OF Burkett, JesseJesse Burkett 127 517 198 .383 2 60
OF O'Connor, JackJack O'Connor 103 397 115 .290 2 69
OF Sockalexis, ChiefChief Sockalexis 66 278 94 .338 3 42

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
Pickering, OllieOllie Pickering 46 182 64 .352 1 22
McAllister, SportSport McAllister 43 137 30 .219 0 11
Criger, LouLou Criger 39 138 31 .225 0 22
Blake, HarryHarry Blake 32 117 30 .256 1 15
McAleer, JimmyJimmy McAleer 24 91 20 .220 0 10
Belden, IraIra Belden 8 30 8 .267 0 4
Gear, DaleDale Gear 7 24 4 .167 0 2
Cooke, FredFred Cooke 5 17 5 .294 0 3

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
Young, CyCy Young 46 333.2 21 19 3.80 88
Wilson, ZekeZeke Wilson 34 263.2 16 11 4.16 69
Powell, JackJack Powell 27 225 15 10 3.16 61
Cuppy, NigNig Cuppy 19 139.1 10 6 3.17 23
McDermott, MikeMike McDermott 9 62 4 5 4.50 12
Clarke, HenryHenry Clarke 5 30.2 0 4 6.16 3
Brown, CharlieCharlie Brown 4 24.1 1 2 7.77 8

Other 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
McAllister, SportSport McAllister 4 28 1 2 4.50 10
Pappalau, JohnJohn Pappalau 2 12 0 1 10.50 3

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