Biographical Information

Biographical Information
Rk Name Age Debut Last Game Pos Tm WAR Ht Wt B T Birthdate Birthplace Draft/Signing Schools High School
1George AdamsGeorge Henry24.139Jun 14Jun 21, 1879/3OSYR-0.15-6175RRJan 26, 1855Worcester, MA, US
2Jack AllenCyrus Alban23.211May 1Jul 17, 1879/5OSYR-0.9160RROct 2, 1855Woodstock, IL, USCase Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH), University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
3Dan BrouthersDennis Joseph21.046Jun 23Oct 4, 19043/1TRO78.36-2207LLMay 8, 1858Sylvan Lake, NY, USSigned as a Free Agent with the Troy Trojans in 1879.
4Mike BurkeMichael E..000May 1Jul 19, 18796/5OCIN-0.36-0190RRNY, US
5Hick CarpenterWarren William23.258May 1Jul 31, 189235O/4SYR4.45-11186RLAug 16, 1855Grafton, MA, US
6Ed CaskinEdward James27.122May 1Sep 24, 188662/4TRO4.15-9165RRDec 30, 1851Danvers, MA, US
7Aaron ClappAaron Bronson22.000May 1Aug 9, 18793OTRO0.25-8175RIthaca, NY, US
8Ed CogswellEdward25.136Jul 11May 30, 18823BSN2.85-8150RRFeb 25, 1854GB
9Frank DeckerFrank22.119Jun 25Aug 24, 1882/23OSYR-0.2RRFeb 26, 1857St. Louis, MO, US
10Tom DolanThomas J.24.263Sep 30Oct 14, 1888/2CHC-0.85-11185RRJan 10, 1855New York, NY, US
11Jake EvansUriah L. P.22.221May 1May 19, 1885*OTRO3.75-8154RSep 22, 1856Baltimore, MD, US
12Jack FarrellJohn A.21.300May 1Jun 11, 1889*4SYR18.55-9165RRJul 5, 1857Newark, NJ, US
13Curry FoleyCharles Joseph23.119May 13Sep 5, 18831O/3BSN1.65-10160LJan 14, 1856Milltown, IE
14Gid GardnerFranklin Washington20.109Aug 23May 29, 1888/1TRO-0.7165RRMay 6, 1859Boston, MA, US
15Barney GilliganAndrew Bernard23.160Jun 12Apr 27, 18882O/6CLV7.15-6130RRJan 3, 1856Cambridge, MA, US
16Jack GlasscockJohn Wesley21.283May 1Jul 13, 1895*45CLV61.55-8160RRJul 22, 1857Wheeling, WV, US
17George GoreGeorge F.24.363May 1Aug 18, 1892*O/3CHC39.85-11195LRMay 3, 1854Saccarappa, ME, US
18Emil GrossEmil Michael21.162Aug 13Jul 14, 18842PRO8.06-0190RRMar 4, 1858Chicago, IL, US
19Fred GunkleFrederick William21.203May 17May 17, 1879/2OCLV-0.2Oct 26, 1857Reading, PA, USReading HS (Reading, PA)
20Al HallArchibald W..000May 1May 13, 1880*OTRO0.5Worcester, MA, US
21Bill HawesWilliam Hildreth25.165May 1Oct 15, 1884O/2BSN-0.95-10155RRNov 17, 1853Nashua, NH, US
22Thorny HawkesThorndike Proctor26.198May 1Aug 2, 1884*4TRO0.65-8135RROct 15, 1852Danvers, MA, US
23Sonny HoffmanWilliam A..000May 10Jul 19, 1879/2OCLV-0.2Cleveland, OH, US
24Joe HornungMichael Joseph21.323May 1Oct 3, 1890*O/3BUF7.35-8164RRJun 12, 1857Carthage, NY, US
25Pete HotalingPeter James22.136May 1Sep 15, 1888*O/245CIN7.75-8166LRDec 16, 1856Mohawk, NY, US
26Sadie HouckSargent Perry23.000May 1Sep 23, 1887O6BSN8.65-7151RRFeb 29, 1856Washington, DC, US
27John KellyJohn Francis20.096Jun 7Oct 19, 1884/32CLV-3.06-0185RRMar 3, 1859Paterson, NJ, US
28Kick KellyJohn O.22.182May 1Aug 7, 1879/23SYR-0.86-0185Oct 31, 1856New York, NY, US
29Rudy KemmlerRudolph19.000Jul 26Aug 11, 1889/2PRO0.75-11206RRChicago, IL, US
30Doc KennedyMichael Joseph25.263May 1Jul 6, 18832/3CLV4.55-9185RRAug 11, 1853Brooklyn, NY, US
31Steve LibbyStephen Augustus25.153May 10May 10, 1879/3BUF-0.06-1168Dec 8, 1853Scarborough, ME, US
32Jimmy MacullarJames F.24.109May 5Oct 14, 18866O/45SYR1.65-6155RLJan 16, 1855Boston, MA, US
33John MagnerJohn T..000Jul 14Jul 14, 1879/OCIN-0.15-7170
34Mike MansellMichael R.21.106May 1Oct 15, 1884*OSYR3.25-11175LJan 15, 1858Auburn, NY, US
35Tom MansellThomas Edward24.120May 1Oct 15, 1884OTRO-1.05-8160LRJan 1, 1855Auburn, NY, US
36Harry McCormickPatrick Henry23.188May 1Sep 20, 1883*1/OSYR9.05-9155RROct 25, 1855Syracuse, NY, US
37Bill McGunnigleWilliam Henry24.121May 2Aug 17, 1882O1BUF1.25-9155RRJan 1, 1855Boston, MA, US
38Pat McManusPatrick A.19.000May 22Aug 13, 1879/1TRO-0.4IEManhattan College (New York, NY)
39Jack NeagleJohn Henry21.187Jul 8Oct 4, 1884/O1CIN-5.95-6155RRJan 2, 1858Syracuse, NY, US
40Dan O'LearyDaniel22.316Sep 3Aug 6, 1884/OPRO-0.15-10165LOct 22, 1856Detroit, MI, US
41John O'RourkeJohn W.29.251May 1Sep 10, 1883*OBSN6.66-0190LLAug 23, 1849Bridgeport, CT, US
42Charlie OsterhoutCharles H..000Jun 23Sep 6, 1879/2OSYR-0.2RSyracuse, NY, US
43Bill PhillipsWilliam B.22.000May 1Oct 14, 1888*32/OCLV12.36-0202RRSt. John, NB, CA
44Blondie PurcellWilliam Aloysius25.046May 1Sep 16, 1890O1/2SYR3.25-9159RRMar 16, 1854Paterson, NJ, US
45Charlie ReilleyCharles Augustine.000May 1Apr 26, 188423/OTRO-2.15-10165RRProvidence, RI, US
46Hardy RichardsonAbram Harding24.010May 1Sep 10, 1892*5/2BUF40.65-9170RRApr 21, 1855Clarksboro, NJ, USSigned as a Free Agent with the Buffalo Bisons in 1879.
47Lee RichmondJ Lee22.145Sep 27Oct 4, 1886/1BSN11.55-10155LMay 5, 1857Sheffield, OH, USColumbia University (New York, NY), New York University (New York, NY), Brown University (Providence, RI)Oberlin College Prep (Oberlin, OH)
48Jack RoweJohn Charles22.272Sep 6Oct 4, 1890/2OBUF28.35-8170LRDec 8, 1856Hamburg, PA, US
49Harry SalisburyHenry Houston24.105Aug 28Sep 22, 18821/OTRO0.25-8162LMay 15, 1855Providence, RI, USBrown University (Providence, RI)
50John ShoupJohn H.27.215May 3May 28, 18846/4TRO-0.45-7140LLSep 30, 1851WV, US
51John StedronskyJohn C.29.106Sep 26Sep 30, 1879/5CHC-0.2Jun 12, 1850CZ
52Len StockwellLeonard Clark19.265May 17May 19, 1890/OCLV-0.45-11165RRAug 25, 1859Cordova, IL, US
53George StriefGeorge Andrew22.197May 1Sep 8, 1885*O4CLV-1.65-7172RROct 16, 1856Cincinnati, OH, US
54Denny SullivanDennis J.21.060Aug 25Sep 25, 1880/5OPRO0.05-9170RJun 26, 1858Boston, MA, USBoston College (Chestnut Hill, MA), College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, MA)
55Jim TyngJames Alexander23.119Sep 23Jun 13, 1888/1BSN-0.65-9155RRMay 27, 1856Philadelphia, PA, USHarvard University (Cambridge, MA)
56Bill WhiteWilliam Edward18.000Jun 21Jun 21, 1879/3PRO-0.0Milner, GA, USBrown University (Providence, RI)

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