1897 Brooklyn Bridegrooms season

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1897 Brooklyn Bridegrooms
Major League affiliations
Location
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


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1897 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team BAL BOS BR CHI CIN CLE LOU NYG PHI PIT STL WSH
Baltimore 6–6 9–3–2 9–3–3 6–6 7–4 10–1 5–7 10–2–1 9–3 10–2 9–3
Boston 6–6 9–3 8–4–1 9–3 7–5 9–3 8–4 10–2–1 10–2 10–2 7–5–1
Brooklyn 3–9–2 3–9 6–6 7–5 7–5 5–7 3–9–2 6–6 7–5 7–5 7–5
Chicago 3–9–3 4–8–1 6–6 5–7 4–8 6–6–1 5–7–1 5–7 6–6 8–4 7–5
Cincinnati 6–6 3–9 5–7 7–5 7–5 9–3 7–5–1 8–4 5–7–1 11–1 8–4
Cleveland 4–7 5–7 5–7 8–4 5–7 5–7 3–9 9–3 6–6 11–1–1 8–4
Louisville 1–10 3–9 7–5 6–6–1 3–9 7–5 6–6–1 3–9 4–8–2 8–3–1 4–8–1
New York 7–5 4–8 9–3–2 7–5–1 5–7–1 9–3 6–6–1 7–5 8–3–1 12–0 9–3–1
Philadelphia 2–10–1 2–10–1 6–6 7–5 4–8 3–9 9–3 5–7 5–7 8–4 4–8
Pittsburgh 3–9 2–10 5–7 6–6 7–5–1 6–6 8–4–2 3–8–1 7–5 8–4 5–7
St. Louis 2–10 2–10 5–7 4–8 1–11 1–11–1 3–8–1 0–12 4–8 4–8 3–9
Washington 3–9 5–7–1 5–7 5–7 4–8 4–8 8–4–1 3–9–1 8–4 7–5 9–3


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 John Grim 80 290 26 72 .248 0 25 3
1B Candy LaChance 126 520 86 160 .308 4 90 26
2B George Shoch 85 284 42 79 .278 0 38 6
3B Billy Shindle 134 542 83 154 .284 4 105 23
SS Germany Smith 112 428 47 86 .201 0 29 1
OF Fielder Jones 135 548 134 172 .314 1 49 48
OF Mike Griffin 134 534 136 169 .316 2 56 16
OF John 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
Jim Canavan 63 240 25 52 .217 2 34 9
Aleck Smith 66 237 36 71 .300 1 39 12
Buster Burrell 33 103 15 25 .243 2 18 1
Jimmy Sheckard 13 49 .286 12 14 3 14 5
Pat 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
Brickyard Kennedy 44 40 343.3 18 20 3.91 149 81 36
Harley Payne 40 38 280.0 14 17 4.63 71 86 30
Jack Dunn 25 21 216.7 14 9 4.57 66 26 21
Dan Daub 19 16 137.7 6 11 6.08 48 19 11
Sadie McMahon 9 7 63.0 0 6 5.86 29 13 5
John 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
Chauncey Fisher 20 13 149.0 9 7 4.23 43 31 11

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