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1856 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 Charlie Baker 1 1884 1884 0 -0.6 15 57 57 5 8 2 0 1 0 .140 .140 .228 .368 Jan 15 West Boylston, MA, United States
2 Phil Baker 3 1883 1886 0 2.2 195 856 817 134 212 20 11 3 34 16 39 32 .259 .293 .322 .615 Sep 19 Philadelphia, PA, United States
3 Bob Barr 5 1883 1891 0 -1.0 179 670 633 61 117 14 6 4 17 1 31 26 .185 .230 .245 .475 Washington, DC, United States
4 Ike Benners 1 1884 1884 0 -0.9 55 221 211 25 39 11 5 1 8 .185 .222 .299 .520 Jun 7 Philadelphia, PA, United States
5 Frank Bishop 1 1884 1884 0 -0.2 4 16 16 1 3 1 0 0 0 .188 .188 .250 .438 Sep 21 Belvidere, IL, United States
6 Charlie Bohn 1 1882 1882 0 -0.1 4 13 13 0 2 0 0 0 0 .154 .154 .154 .308 Cleveland, OH, United States
7 Tommy Bond 10 1874 1884 0 0.0 488 1997 1975 213 471 53 11 0 174 5 1 22 63 .238 .247 .276 .523 Apr 2 Granard, Ireland
8 Al Bradley 1 1884 1884 0 0.0 1 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .400 .000 .400 May 23 Brady's Bend, PA, United States
9 Jim Britt 2 1872 1873 0 -0.6 91 408 395 55 88 10 0 0 24 1 2 13 19 .223 .248 .248 .496 Feb 25 Brooklyn, NY, United States
10 Ernie Burch 3 1884 1887 0 0.5 194 845 768 134 200 30 10 4 105 31 73 38 .260 .328 .341 .669 Sep 9 DeKalb County, IL, United States
11 Doc Bushong 13 1875 1890 0 3.9 672 2527 2397 287 514 58 13 2 184 39 0 124 125 .214 .255 .252 .507 Sep 15 Philadelphia, PA, United States
12 Aaron Clapp 1 1879 1879 0 0.2 36 152 146 24 39 9 3 0 18 6 10 .267 .296 .370 .666 Ithaca, NY, United States
13 Clarence Cross 2 1884 1887 0 -0.2 45 177 164 23 37 4 1 0 5 0 10 3 .226 .282 .262 .545 Mar 4 St. Louis, MO, United States
14 Jerry Dorgan 4 1880 1885 0 1.0 131 547 531 74 150 22 4 0 49 14 11 .282 .303 .339 .642 Meriden, CT, United States
15 Jerry Dorsey 1 1884 1884 0 -0.1 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Canada
16 Al Dwight 1 1884 1884 0 0.3 12 45 43 8 10 2 0 0 2 .233 .267 .279 .546 Jan 4 New York, NY, United States
17 Jake Evans 7 1879 1885 0 4.0 472 1898 1831 215 435 70 21 1 168 63 172 .238 .264 .300 .565 Sep 22 Baltimore, MD, United States
18 George Fair 1 1876 1876 0 -0.1 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jan 13 Boston, MA, United States
19 Lawrence Farley 1 1884 1884 0 -0.0 14 54 52 5 11 4 0 0 1 .212 .241 .288 .529 Seneca Falls, NY, United States
20 Jack Farrell 1 1874 1874 0 0.1 3 14 13 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .385 .429 .385 .813 Jan 2 Hartford, CT, United States
21 John Fischer 2 1884 1885 0 -0.1 11 43 40 7 8 2 0 0 0 3 0 .200 .256 .250 .506 Aug 15 Philadelphia, PA, United States
22 Curry Foley 5 1879 1883 0 3.6 305 1339 1305 192 373 57 12 6 128 34 83 .286 .304 .362 .666 Jan 14 Milltown, Ireland
23 Robert Foster 1 1884 1884 0 -0.2 5 17 14 4 3 0 1 0 3 .214 .353 .357 .710 Oct 6 Philadelphia, PA, United States
24 Dave Foutz 13 1884 1896 0 14.4 1136 4859 4537 784 1253 186 91 31 750 280 300 183 .276 .323 .378 .701 Sep 7 Carroll County, MD, United States
25 Eddie Fusselback 4 1882 1888 0 0.7 109 470 462 75 124 19 3 1 3 0 8 1 .268 .281 .329 .610 Jul 17 Philadelphia, PA, United States
26 Pud Galvin HOF 15 1875 1892 0 -9.8 731 2788 2748 278 552 87 31 5 220 23 0 38 631 .201 .212 .261 .473 Dec 25 St. Louis, MO, United States
27 Barney Gilligan 10 1879 1888 0 7.1 521 2012 1865 215 386 68 23 3 167 8 147 235 .207 .265 .273 .538 Jan 3 Cambridge, MA, United States
28 Fred Goldsmith 7 1875 1884 0 -1.2 219 881 855 128 193 33 10 3 75 0 0 26 125 .226 .249 .298 .547 May 15 New Haven, CT, United States
29 Charlie Guth 1 1880 1880 0 0.0 1 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .250 .400 .250 .650 Chicago, IL, United States
30 Frank Hankinson 10 1878 1888 0 5.4 849 3443 3272 410 747 122 39 13 344 31 170 266 .228 .267 .301 .568 Apr 29 New York, NY, United States
31 Guy Hecker 9 1882 1890 0 11.2 705 3052 2876 504 812 117 47 19 278 123 143 98 .282 .324 .376 .699 Apr 3 Youngsville, PA, United States
32 Ernie Hickman 1 1884 1884 0 -0.2 19 73 72 4 12 1 0 0 1 .167 .178 .181 .359 East St. Louis, IL, United States
33 Pete Hotaling 9 1879 1888 0 7.7 840 3734 3492 590 931 148 63 9 371 78 224 251 .267 .314 .353 .667 Dec 16 Mohawk, NY, United States
34 Sadie Houck 8 1879 1887 0 8.6 641 2727 2659 406 666 106 58 4 234 31 48 77 .250 .269 .338 .608 Washington, DC, United States
35 Spud Johnson 3 1889 1891 0 4.6 331 1463 1324 246 400 45 31 4 238 93 109 70 .302 .368 .392 .760 Canada
36 Kick Kelly 1 1879 1879 0 -0.8 16 58 58 5 9 1 0 0 2 0 7 .155 .155 .172 .328 Oct 31 New York, NY, United States
37 Ed Kennedy 4 1883 1886 0 -2.8 299 1157 1105 142 225 20 13 5 23 1 47 .204 .239 .259 .498 Apr 1 Carbondale, PA, United States
38 Jimmy Knowles 5 1884 1892 0 3.8 357 1481 1388 185 334 40 28 9 132 83 89 83 .241 .288 .329 .618 Sep 5 Toronto, ON, Canada
39 Terry Larkin 6 1876 1884 0 2.1 223 890 845 105 198 29 15 1 69 42 68 .234 .273 .308 .581 Brooklyn, NY, United States
40 James Lehan 1 1884 1884 0 0.0 3 12 12 1 4 2 0 0 0 .333 .333 .500 .833 May 14 Hartford, CT, United States
41 Tom Loftus 2 1877 1883 0 -0.0 9 35 33 3 6 0 0 0 0 2 1 .182 .229 .182 .410 Nov 15 St. Louis, MO, United States
42 Bill McClellan 8 1878 1888 0 4.5 792 3486 3197 533 773 129 33 6 304 132 274 185 .242 .305 .308 .613 Mar 22 Chicago, IL, United States
43 Jim McCormick 10 1878 1887 0 0.3 534 2104 2082 246 491 66 22 4 178 10 22 127 .236 .244 .294 .538 Nov 3 Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
44 Sandy McDermott 1 1885 1885 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Mar 15 Zanesville, OH, United States
45 Alex McKinnon 4 1884 1887 0 8.8 386 1617 1572 209 465 82 30 13 219 16 45 125 .296 .315 .411 .726 Aug 14 Boston, MA, United States
46 Bobby Mitchell 4 1877 1882 0 -0.8 57 213 211 20 38 5 2 0 19 2 20 .180 .188 .223 .411 Feb 6 Cincinnati, OH, United States
47 Bill Morgan 3 1882 1884 0 -1.6 94 362 342 30 63 5 3 0 19 .184 .229 .216 .446 Brooklyn, NY, United States
48 John Morrissey 1 1881 1881 0 -0.1 12 47 47 3 10 2 0 0 3 0 3 .213 .213 .255 .468 Dec 30 Janesville, WI, United States
49 Mike Moynahan 4 1880 1884 0 3.9 169 735 688 124 202 30 13 1 95 47 35 .294 .339 .379 .718 Chicago, IL, United States
50 Dan O'Leary 5 1879 1884 0 -0.1 45 191 181 18 44 3 2 1 5 10 10 .243 .283 .298 .581 Oct 22 Detroit, MI, United States
51 Charlie Osterhout 1 1879 1879 0 -0.2 2 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Syracuse, NY, United States
52 Martin Powell 4 1881 1884 0 3.3 279 1238 1163 213 329 43 11 3 115 75 59 .283 .326 .347 .673 Mar 25 Fitchburg, MA, United States
53 George Radbourn 1 1883 1883 0 -0.1 3 12 12 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 .167 .167 .167 .333 Apr 8 Bloomington, IL, United States
54 Charlie Reilley 5 1879 1884 0 -2.1 119 442 439 36 92 8 1 0 34 3 38 .210 .215 .232 .447 Providence, RI, United States
55 Charlie Reipschlager 5 1883 1887 0 -0.5 296 1148 1109 99 246 40 14 0 63 9 34 7 .222 .248 .283 .531 Feb 7 New York, NY, United States
56 Charlie Robinson 2 1884 1885 0 0.5 31 126 120 16 29 4 1 0 4 6 .242 .278 .292 .569 Jul 27 Westerly, RI, United States
57 Fred Robinson 1 1884 1884 0 -0.1 3 13 13 1 3 0 0 0 0 .231 .231 .231 .462 Jul 6 South Acton, MA, United States
58 Bill Rollinson 1 1884 1884 0 -0.1 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jun 10 Fairfield, ME, United States
59 Chief Roseman 7 1882 1890 0 4.4 681 2956 2761 443 726 120 49 17 222 19 133 68 .263 .312 .360 .672 Jul 4 Brooklyn, NY, United States
60 Jack Rowe 12 1879 1890 0 28.3 1044 4626 4386 764 1256 202 88 28 644 59 224 177 .286 .323 .392 .715 Dec 8 Hamburg, PA, United States
61 Bill Smiley 2 1874 1882 0 -1.4 77 314 308 33 60 4 2 0 0 0 0 6 0 .195 .210 .221 .431 Baltimore, MD, United States
62 Harry Smith 2 1877 1889 0 -0.8 35 137 132 11 29 3 1 0 7 0 5 12 .220 .248 .258 .506 Feb 5 North Vernon, IN, United States
63 Pop Smith 12 1880 1891 0 13.4 1112 4623 4238 643 941 141 87 24 358 169 325 345 .222 .287 .313 .600 Oct 12 Digby, NS, Canada
64 Harry Stovey 14 1880 1893 0 45.1 1486 6832 6138 1492 1771 347 174 122 908 509 663 450 .289 .361 .461 .822 Dec 20 Philadelphia, PA, United States
65 George Strief 5 1879 1885 0 -1.6 362 1423 1359 144 282 50 14 5 64 64 28 .208 .243 .276 .519 Oct 16 Cincinnati, OH, United States
66 Chub Sullivan 3 1877 1880 0 2.9 112 449 442 55 114 10 5 0 24 7 15 .258 .269 .303 .573 Jan 12 Boston, MA, United States
67 Tug Thompson 2 1882 1884 0 -0.9 25 104 102 10 21 3 0 0 2 .206 .221 .235 .456 Sep 5 London, ON, Canada
68 Dasher Troy 5 1881 1885 0 2.1 292 1175 1127 166 274 42 20 4 51 41 52 .243 .274 .327 .601 May 8 New York, NY, United States
69 Jim Tyng 2 1879 1888 0 0.1 4 15 15 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .400 .733 May 27 Philadelphia, PA, United States
70 Fleet Walker 1 1884 1884 0 -0.0 42 166 152 23 40 2 3 0 8 .263 .325 .316 .641 Oct 7 Mount Pleasant, OH, United States
71 Frank Whitney 1 1876 1876 0 0.1 34 140 139 27 33 7 1 0 15 1 3 .237 .243 .302 .545 Feb 18 Brockton, MA, 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 Bob Barr 5 1883 1891 0 -0.1 49 98 .333 3.85 159 152 7 141 6 1 1328.1 1460 938 568 31 363 588 35 0 107 5914 1.372 Washington, DC, United States
2 Charlie Bohn 1 1882 1882 0 0.2 1 1 .500 3.00 2 2 0 2 0 0 18.0 21 8 6 0 3 1 0 0 80 1.333 Cleveland, OH, United States
3 Tommy Bond 10 1874 1884 0 61.0 234 163 .589 2.14 417 408 13 386 42 0 3628.2 3765 1931 862 50 193 972 2 0 143 15082 1.091 Apr 2 Granard, Ireland
4 Jim Britt 2 1872 1873 0 0.3 26 64 .289 4.26 91 91 0 88 1 0 816.2 1264 992 387 12 62 29 1 45 4115 1.624 Feb 25 Brooklyn, NY, United States
5 Jerry Dorsey 1 1884 1884 0 -0.3 0 1 .000 9.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.0 7 8 4 1 0 3 0 0 19 1.750 Canada
6 Jake Evans 7 1879 1885 0 -0.3 0 1 .000 6.60 3 1 2 1 0 0 15.0 24 18 11 1 0 3 0 1 71 1.600 Sep 22 Baltimore, MD, United States
7 John Fischer 2 1884 1885 0 -0.1 1 8 .111 3.73 9 9 0 9 0 0 79.2 86 58 33 0 15 46 0 17 350 1.268 Aug 15 Philadelphia, PA, United States
8 Curry Foley 5 1879 1883 0 -2.1 27 27 .500 3.54 69 50 16 39 2 0 442.2 511 311 174 3 64 127 0 25 1938 1.299 Jan 14 Milltown, Ireland
9 Dave Foutz 13 1884 1896 0 22.7 147 66 .690 2.84 251 216 33 202 16 4 1997.1 1843 1068 631 38 510 790 58 0 94 8425 1.178 Sep 7 Carroll County, MD, United States
10 Eddie Fusselback 4 1882 1888 0 -0.6 1 2 .333 4.70 4 2 2 2 0 1 23.0 34 24 12 0 2 3 0 1 108 1.565 Jul 17 Philadelphia, PA, United States
11 Pud Galvin HOF 15 1875 1892 0 83.6 365 310 .541 2.85 705 688 19 646 57 2 6003.1 6405 3352 1903 121 745 1807 61 2 221 25415 1.191 Dec 25 St. Louis, MO, United States
12 Fred Goldsmith 7 1875 1884 0 13.6 112 68 .622 2.73 189 185 3 174 16 1 1609.2 1685 884 488 38 171 433 1 2 57 6765 1.153 May 15 New Haven, CT, United States
13 Charlie Guth 1 1880 1880 0 -0.2 1 0 1.000 5.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 12 8 5 0 1 7 0 4 42 1.444 Chicago, IL, United States
14 Frank Hankinson 10 1878 1888 0 1.6 16 12 .571 2.50 32 28 3 28 2 1 266.2 281 154 74 1 31 81 0 0 5 1144 1.170 Apr 29 New York, NY, United States
15 Guy Hecker 9 1882 1890 0 27.9 175 146 .545 2.93 336 322 13 312 15 1 2924.0 2922 1726 951 50 492 1110 72 4 128 12415 1.168 Apr 3 Youngsville, PA, United States
16 Ernie Hickman 1 1884 1884 0 -4.2 4 13 .235 4.52 17 17 0 15 0 0 137.1 172 146 69 5 36 68 0 27 635 1.515 East St. Louis, IL, United States
17 Terry Larkin 6 1876 1884 0 8.8 89 80 .527 2.43 176 176 0 172 9 0 1567.1 1627 922 424 12 124 406 0 84 6659 1.117 Brooklyn, NY, United States
18 Jim McCormick 10 1878 1887 0 75.5 265 214 .553 2.43 492 485 7 466 33 1 4275.2 4092 2095 1155 82 749 1704 12 0 160 17702 1.132 Nov 3 Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
19 Bobby Mitchell 4 1877 1882 0 1.4 20 23 .465 3.18 45 44 2 40 2 0 381.2 440 267 135 2 73 184 0 35 1688 1.344 Feb 6 Cincinnati, OH, United States
20 George Radbourn 1 1883 1883 0 -0.7 1 2 .333 6.55 3 3 0 2 0 0 22.0 38 28 16 1 7 2 0 5 117 2.045 Apr 8 Bloomington, IL, United States
21 Chief Roseman 7 1882 1890 0 -0.8 0 1 .000 7.88 4 1 2 0 0 0 16.0 20 25 14 0 7 1 2 0 0 70 1.688 Jul 4 Brooklyn, NY, United States
22 Pop Smith 12 1880 1891 0 -0.3 0 0 6.35 3 0 3 0 0 0 5.2 10 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 28 1.765 Oct 12 Digby, NS, Canada
23 Harry Stovey 14 1880 1893 0 -0.2 0 0 6.75 4 0 3 0 0 0 9.1 15 9 7 0 3 7 0 0 2 46 1.929 Dec 20 Philadelphia, PA, United States
24 Jim Tyng 2 1879 1888 0 -0.7 1 2 .333 4.94 4 3 1 3 0 1 31.0 43 29 17 0 8 9 1 1 2 150 1.645 May 27 Philadelphia, PA, United States
Totals 149 1872 1896 0 286 1535 1302 .541 2.79 3017 2885 129 2729 201 13 25612.0 26777 15008 7950 448 3659 8381 244 10 1163 108978 1.444
Rk Mgr Yrs From To W L W-L% G>.500 G BestFin WrstFin AvRk Birthdate Birthplace
1 Tommy Bond 1 1882 1882 2 4 .333 -2 6 8 8 8.0
2 Dave Foutz 4 1893 1896 264 257 .507 7 532 5 10 6.7
3 Pud Galvin HOF 1 1885 1885 7 17 .292 -10 24 7 7 7.0
4 Guy Hecker 1 1890 1890 23 113 .169 -90 138 8 8 8.0
5 Kick Kelly 2 1887 1888 86 89 .491 -3 178 4 7 4.7
6 Tom Loftus 9 1884 1903 454 580 .439 -126 1055 4 8 6.1
7 Jim McCormick 3 1879 1882 74 96 .435 -22 171 3 6 4.5
8 Alex McKinnon 1 1885 1885 6 32 .158 -26 39 8 8 8.0
9 Dan O'Leary 1 1884 1884 20 15 .571 5 35 3 3 3.0
10 Chief Roseman 1 1890 1890 7 8 .467 -1 15 3 3 3.0
11 Jack Rowe 1 1890 1890 27 72 .273 -45 100 8 8 8.0
12 Harry Stovey 2 1881 1885 63 75 .457 -12 140 4 8 4.8
Totals 27 1879 1903 1033 1358 .432 -325 2433 3 10 6.1