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1855 Major League Baseball Born this Year

Rk Name Yrs From To ASG WAR/pos G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS Birthdate Birthplace
1 George Adams 1 1879 1879 0 -0.1 4 14 13 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .231 .286 .231 .516 Worcester, MA, United States
2 Jack Allen 1 1879 1879 0 -0.9 27 110 108 14 16 3 2 0 7 2 14 .148 .164 .213 .377 Oct 2 Woodstock, IL, United States
3 Harry Arundel 3 1875 1884 0 -0.0 16 65 59 8 11 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 1 .186 .262 .186 .448 Feb 8 Philadelphia, PA, United States
4 Jud Birchall 3 1882 1884 0 -1.3 225 1044 1007 196 254 24 4 1 51 32 .252 .279 .287 .566 Sep 12 Philadelphia, PA, United States
5 Bob Blakiston 3 1882 1884 0 -0.5 154 628 594 87 142 14 4 0 46 30 .239 .280 .276 .556 Oct 2 San Francisco, CA, United States
6 Wes Blogg 1 1883 1883 0 -0.1 9 34 34 0 5 0 0 0 0 .147 .147 .147 .294 Norfolk, VA, United States
7 Foghorn Bradley 1 1876 1876 0 -0.1 22 84 82 12 19 2 1 0 8 2 3 .232 .250 .280 .530 Jul 1 Medford, MA, United States
8 John Carbine 2 1875 1876 0 -0.4 17 61 61 3 7 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 .115 .115 .115 .230 Oct 12 Syracuse, NY, United States
9 Hick Carpenter 12 1879 1892 0 4.4 1118 4777 4637 720 1202 142 47 18 543 158 112 174 .259 .281 .322 .603 Aug 16 Grafton, MA, United States
10 John Cassidy 11 1875 1885 0 -1.2 634 2731 2642 353 650 87 33 5 191 0 1 84 132 .246 .271 .310 .580 Brooklyn, NY, United States
11 Terry Connell 1 1874 1874 0 -0.1 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jun 17 Philadelphia, PA, United States
12 William Coon 2 1875 1876 0 -0.9 58 234 232 31 52 5 1 0 23 1 0 2 4 .224 .231 .254 .485 Mar 21 Philadelphia, PA, United States
13 Fred Corey 7 1878 1885 0 2.7 432 1803 1738 239 427 70 43 7 124 60 70 .246 .273 .348 .620 Coventry, RI, United States
14 Edward Cramer 1 1883 1883 0 -0.1 2 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .000 .143 .000 .143 Aug 18 Cincinnati, OH, United States
15 George Creamer 7 1878 1884 0 -0.7 500 1935 1862 234 400 55 28 1 99 71 89 .215 .244 .276 .520 Philadelphia, PA, United States
16 Art Croft 3 1875 1878 0 -1.4 133 523 517 50 101 14 2 0 45 5 1 6 40 .195 .205 .230 .435 Jan 23 St. Louis, MO, United States
17 Tom Dolan 7 1879 1888 0 -0.8 225 848 808 95 165 25 7 1 40 11 39 26 .204 .242 .256 .498 Jan 10 New York, NY, United States
18 Lester Dole 1 1875 1875 0 0.1 1 4 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 Jul 8 Meriden, CT, United States
19 Jacob Doyle 1 1872 1872 0 -0.4 9 41 41 6 11 1 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 .268 .268 .293 .561 Nov 26 Leesburg, VA, United States
20 Denny Driscoll 4 1880 1884 0 -1.5 95 351 341 37 57 6 1 1 5 10 7 .167 .191 .199 .390 Nov 19 Lowell, MA, United States
21 Charlie Eden 4 1877 1885 0 1.0 226 982 935 118 244 56 18 4 77 33 26 .261 .296 .372 .669 Jan 18 Lexington, KY, United States
22 John Firth 1 1884 1884 0 0.0 1 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 May 6 Lowell, MA, United States
23 George Fisher 1 1884 1884 0 -0.8 14 53 53 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 .094 .094 .094 .189 Aug 20 Wilmington, DE, United States
24 Silver Flint 13 1875 1889 0 7.7 760 2968 2913 380 687 129 34 21 295 12 0 54 471 .236 .250 .325 .575 Aug 3 Philadelphia, PA, United States
25 Will Foley 7 1875 1884 0 0.3 253 1002 982 112 224 23 10 0 76 0 0 20 62 .228 .244 .272 .515 Nov 15 Chicago, IL, United States
26 Bill Fouser 1 1876 1876 0 -0.7 21 89 89 11 12 0 1 0 2 0 0 .135 .135 .157 .292 Philadelphia, PA, United States
27 Joe Gerhardt 15 1873 1891 0 6.8 1071 4315 4140 493 939 122 55 7 382 37 6 162 238 .227 .258 .288 .546 Feb 14 Washington, DC, United States
28 John Haldeman 1 1877 1877 0 -0.1 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Dec 2 Pewee Valley, KY, United States
29 Bill Harbridge 9 1875 1884 0 2.0 378 1590 1510 200 373 47 16 2 114 2 4 80 69 .247 .285 .303 .588 Mar 29 Philadelphia, PA, United States
30 Gil Hatfield 8 1885 1895 0 0.1 317 1307 1190 173 295 31 18 6 129 81 96 109 .248 .315 .319 .634 Jan 27 Hoboken, NJ, United States
31 John Hayes 1 1876 1876 0 -0.1 5 21 21 1 3 0 2 0 2 0 0 .143 .143 .333 .476 New York, NY, United States
32 Paul Hines 20 1872 1891 0 44.6 1658 7470 7062 1217 2133 399 93 57 855 163 11 372 310 .302 .340 .409 .749 Mar 1 VA, United States
33 Bill Holbert 12 1876 1888 0 1.7 623 2396 2335 182 486 41 7 0 144 16 58 122 .208 .228 .232 .460 Mar 14 Baltimore, MD, United States
34 Charlie Householder 1 1884 1884 0 -0.4 83 322 310 32 74 12 5 1 12 .239 .267 .319 .586 Aug 21 Harrisburg, PA, United States
35 Bill Hunter 1 1884 1884 0 -0.1 2 7 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .286 St. Thomas, ON, Canada
36 George Knight 1 1875 1875 0 -0.1 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Nov 24 Lakeville, CT, United States
37 Jake Knowdell 3 1874 1878 0 -0.7 71 265 263 27 47 4 1 0 14 1 1 2 9 .179 .185 .202 .386 Brooklyn, NY, United States
38 Jimmy Macullar 6 1879 1886 0 1.6 449 1710 1541 246 319 47 19 7 91 23 155 27 .207 .285 .276 .561 Jan 16 Boston, MA, United States
39 John Magner 1 1879 1879 0 -0.1 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
40 Tom Mansell 3 1879 1884 0 -0.6 191 812 767 132 199 23 11 0 74 39 22 .259 .300 .318 .619 Jan 1 Auburn, NY, United States
41 Harry McCormick 4 1879 1883 0 -1.1 110 431 423 33 86 6 3 1 38 8 28 .203 .218 .239 .457 Oct 25 Syracuse, NY, United States
42 Bill McGunnigle 3 1879 1882 0 -0.9 56 207 202 24 35 0 1 0 6 5 31 .173 .193 .183 .376 Jan 1 Boston, MA, United States
43 Jerry Moore 2 1884 1885 0 -0.8 35 134 133 13 35 4 1 1 10 1 8 .263 .269 .331 .599 Windsor, ON, Canada
44 John Morrill 15 1876 1890 0 23.5 1265 5274 4912 821 1275 239 80 43 643 61 358 656 .260 .310 .367 .677 Feb 19 Boston, MA, United States
45 George Newell 1 1877 1877 0 -0.0 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jan 5 St. Louis, MO, United States
46 Dave Pierson 1 1876 1876 0 0.3 57 234 233 33 55 4 1 0 13 1 9 .236 .239 .262 .501 Aug 20 Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States
47 Hardy Richardson 14 1879 1892 0 40.5 1331 6029 5642 1120 1688 303 126 70 822 205 377 445 .299 .344 .435 .779 Apr 21 Clarksboro, NJ, United States
48 John Richmond 8 1875 1885 0 6.1 440 1833 1725 239 410 45 28 5 83 1 0 103 80 .238 .283 .305 .588 Mar 5 Philadelphia, PA, United States
49 Billy Riley 2 1875 1879 0 -1.5 51 197 194 18 28 3 0 0 10 0 0 3 27 .144 .157 .160 .317 Cincinnati, OH, United States
50 Whitey Ritterson 1 1876 1876 0 -0.3 16 52 52 8 13 3 0 0 4 0 2 .250 .250 .308 .558 Apr 26 Philadelphia, PA, United States
51 Harry Salisbury 2 1879 1882 0 -1.2 49 186 181 20 24 2 0 0 0 5 7 .133 .156 .144 .300 May 15 Providence, RI, United States
52 Lou Sylvester 3 1884 1887 0 0.4 173 723 654 138 159 22 14 6 43 18 67 24 .243 .315 .347 .662 Feb 14 Springfield, IL, United States
53 Billy Taylor 7 1881 1887 0 4.3 275 1195 1167 148 323 62 24 8 26 1 27 10 .277 .294 .392 .685 Washington, DC, United States
54 John Valentine 1 1883 1883 0 0.3 16 62 60 9 17 4 0 0 2 .283 .306 .350 .656 Nov 21 Brooklyn, NY, United States
55 Jim Ward 1 1876 1876 0 -0.0 1 4 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 Mar 2 Boston, MA, United States
56 Fred Warner 6 1875 1884 0 -0.2 257 1062 1034 115 242 29 5 1 47 0 0 27 58 .234 .254 .275 .529 Jan 7 Philadelphia, PA, United States
57 Sam Weaver 6 1875 1886 0 -0.1 167 650 613 65 127 16 2 0 12 0 0 37 14 .207 .252 .240 .492 Jul 20 Philadelphia, PA, United States
58 Dale Williams 1 1876 1876 0 -0.1 9 35 35 1 7 0 0 0 1 0 4 .200 .200 .200 .400 Oct 6 Ludlow, KY, United States

Pitching

Batters Above / Managers Below
Rk Name Yrs From To ASG WAR W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP Birthdate Birthplace
1 Harry Arundel 3 1875 1884 0 -2.6 5 11 .313 4.49 16 16 0 14 0 0 130.1 171 119 65 3 28 52 0 7 240 1.527 Feb 8 Philadelphia, PA, United States
2 Foghorn Bradley 1 1876 1876 0 0.4 9 10 .474 2.49 22 21 1 16 1 1 173.1 201 116 48 1 16 16 0 7 779 1.252 Jul 1 Medford, MA, United States
3 John Cassidy 11 1875 1885 0 -4.0 2 22 .083 3.19 32 24 8 20 0 0 231.2 308 253 82 3 12 11 0 20 1111 1.381 Brooklyn, NY, United States
4 William Coon 2 1875 1876 0 -0.2 0 0 5.14 2 0 2 0 0 0 7.0 9 8 4 0 0 0 0 0 35 1.286 Mar 21 Philadelphia, PA, United States
5 Fred Corey 7 1878 1885 0 2.4 27 46 .370 3.32 93 74 17 59 3 2 656.1 764 456 242 19 98 168 0 0 47 2870 1.313 Coventry, RI, United States
6 Tom Dolan 7 1879 1888 0 -0.0 0 0 4.50 1 0 1 0 0 0 4.0 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 16 1.000 Jan 10 New York, NY, United States
7 Denny Driscoll 4 1880 1884 0 5.1 38 39 .494 3.08 83 80 3 72 1 0 681.0 747 414 233 7 67 171 2 0 27 2942 1.195 Nov 19 Lowell, MA, United States
8 Charlie Eden 4 1877 1885 0 -0.3 1 3 .250 5.53 6 2 4 1 0 0 27.2 34 22 17 1 6 8 1 0 5 124 1.446 Jan 18 Lexington, KY, United States
9 John Firth 1 1884 1884 0 -0.3 0 1 .000 8.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 14 13 8 0 5 0 0 0 5 48 2.111 May 6 Lowell, MA, United States
10 Gil Hatfield 8 1885 1895 0 -1.3 3 5 .375 5.56 13 5 8 5 0 1 77.2 90 79 48 4 43 34 2 0 8 366 1.712 Jan 27 Hoboken, NJ, United States
11 Paul Hines 20 1872 1891 0 -0.0 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 3.000 Mar 1 VA, United States
12 Charlie Householder 1 1884 1884 0 -0.1 0 0 3.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 3.0 4 3 1 0 0 3 0 0 13 1.333 Aug 21 Harrisburg, PA, United States
13 George Knight 1 1875 1875 0 0.1 1 0 1.000 3.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 12 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 41 1.333 Nov 24 Lakeville, CT, United States
14 Jimmy Macullar 6 1879 1886 0 -0.0 0 0 6.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 3.0 4 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 13 1.333 Jan 16 Boston, MA, United States
15 Tom Mansell 3 1879 1884 0 -0.4 0 0 16.20 1 0 1 0 0 0 6.2 21 18 12 2 5 3 0 1 43 3.900 Jan 1 Auburn, NY, United States
16 Harry McCormick 4 1879 1883 0 10.1 41 58 .414 2.66 103 103 4 96 10 0 884.0 922 498 261 9 115 157 0 54 3781 1.173 Oct 25 Syracuse, NY, United States
17 Bill McGunnigle 3 1879 1882 0 2.0 11 8 .579 2.81 19 18 1 17 3 0 157.0 156 85 49 0 24 65 0 3 658 1.146 Jan 1 Boston, MA, United States
18 John Morrill 15 1876 1890 0 -0.4 1 2 .333 4.30 18 2 13 2 0 3 58.2 75 46 28 0 12 22 0 0 6 261 1.483 Feb 19 Boston, MA, United States
19 Dave Pierson 1 1876 1876 0 0.0 0 1 .000 inf 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 Aug 20 Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States
20 Hardy Richardson 14 1879 1892 0 0.1 3 0 1.000 3.94 5 0 5 0 0 0 16.0 16 10 7 1 13 6 0 4 83 1.813 Apr 21 Clarksboro, NJ, United States
21 Harry Salisbury 2 1879 1882 0 1.4 24 24 .500 2.55 48 48 0 47 1 0 424.0 418 260 120 1 48 166 0 14 1794 1.099 May 15 Providence, RI, United States
22 Lou Sylvester 3 1884 1887 0 -0.6 0 1 .000 3.58 6 1 5 1 0 1 32.2 32 27 13 0 6 7 0 0 140 1.163 Feb 14 Springfield, IL, United States
23 Billy Taylor 7 1881 1887 0 6.3 50 36 .581 3.17 100 84 15 83 3 4 799.2 811 456 282 11 165 376 15 0 69 3455 1.221 Washington, DC, United States
24 John Valentine 1 1883 1883 0 -0.9 2 10 .167 3.53 13 12 1 11 0 0 102.0 130 80 40 0 17 13 0 1 463 1.441 Nov 21 Brooklyn, NY, United States
25 Sam Weaver 6 1875 1886 0 13.2 68 80 .459 3.21 153 150 3 141 7 0 1307.2 1438 834 467 14 106 348 1 0 56 5622 1.181 Jul 20 Philadelphia, PA, United States
26 Dale Williams 1 1876 1876 0 -0.5 1 8 .111 4.23 9 9 0 9 0 0 83.0 123 75 39 1 4 9 0 5 367 1.530 Oct 6 Ludlow, KY, United States
Totals 136 1872 1895 0 29.5 287 365 .440 3.17 751 652 96 596 29 12 5885.1 6509 3887 2075 78 790 1636 21 0 340 25273 1.381
Rk Mgr Yrs From To W L W-L% G>.500 G BestFin WrstFin AvRk Birthdate Birthplace
1 George Creamer 1 1884 1884 0 8 .000 -8 8 10 10 10.0
2 Silver Flint 1 1879 1879 5 12 .294 -7 19 4 4 4.0
3 John Gaffney 2 1886 1887 61 101 .377 -40 169 7 8 7.3
4 Joe Gerhardt 2 1883 1890 72 61 .541 11 136 3 5 4.4
5 Charlie Hackett 2 1884 1885 50 99 .336 -49 150 5 7 6.5
6 Jim Hart 3 1885 1889 202 174 .537 28 383 2 6 3.9
7 Ed Hengel 1 1884 1884 34 39 .466 -5 74 5 5 5.0
8 Bill Holbert 1 1879 1879 0 1 .000 -1 1 7 7 7.0
9 Jimmy Macullar 1 1879 1879 5 21 .192 -16 27 7 7 7.0
10 Bill McGunnigle 5 1888 1896 327 248 .569 79 586 1 12 4.1
11 John Morrill 8 1882 1889 348 334 .510 14 696 1 8 4.1
12 Bill Sharsig 5 1886 1891 238 216 .524 22 466 3 8 4.7
Totals 32 1879 1896 1342 1314 .505 28 2715 1 12 4.6