1899 Pittsburg Pirates season

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1899 Pittsburg Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) William Kerr and Phil Auten
Manager(s) Bill Watkins, Patsy Donovan
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The 1899 Pittsburg Pirates season was the 18th season of the Pittsburgh Pirates[1] franchise; their 13th in the National League. The Pirates finished seventh in the National League with a record of 76–73.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Brooklyn Superbas 101 47 0.682 61–16 40–31
Boston Beaneaters 95 57 0.625 8 53–26 42–31
Philadelphia Phillies 94 58 0.618 9 58–25 36–33
Baltimore Orioles 86 62 0.581 15 51–24 35–38
St. Louis Perfectos 84 67 0.556 18½ 50–33 34–34
Cincinnati Reds 83 67 0.553 19 57–29 26–38
Pittsburg Pirates 76 73 0.510 25½ 49–34 27–39
Chicago Orphans 75 73 0.507 26 44–39 31–34
Louisville Colonels 75 77 0.493 28 33–28 42–49
New York Giants 60 90 0.400 42 35–38 25–52
Washington Senators 54 98 0.355 49 35–43 19–55
Cleveland Spiders 20 134 0.130 84 9–33 11–101


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1899 Pittsburg Pirates

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
2B O'Brien, JohnJohn O'Brien 79 279 63 .226 1 33
3B Williams, JimmyJimmy Williams 153 621 220 .354 9 116
OF Donovan, PatsyPatsy Donovan 121 531 156 .294 1 55

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

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
Chesbro, JackJack Chesbro 19 149 6 9 4.11 28
Rhines, BillyBilly Rhines 9 54 4 4 6.00 6
Payne, HarleyHarley Payne 5 26.1 1 3 3.76 8
Parker, JayJay Parker 1 1 0 0 0

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
Gardner, JimJim Gardner 6 32.1 1 0 7.52 2

Relief pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO

References[edit]

  1. ^ In 1891 the United States Board on Geographic Names forced the city of Pittsburgh to undergo a controversial name change by having them drop the "h" at the end of the name, making the team's official name the "Pittsburg Pirates" from the adoption of the Pirates nickname until Pittsburgh was able to get the "h" restored to its name in 1911.