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1898 Major League Baseball Retirements

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 Last Game Age
1 Doc Amole 2 1897 1898 0 -0.4 18 52 48 5 5 0 0 0 5 0 2 7 .104 .173 .104 .277 May 17 24.136
2 Art Ball 2 1894 1898 0 0.0 33 94 84 7 16 2 0 0 8 2 7 11 .190 .261 .214 .475 Oct 15 26.000
3 Bob Becker 2 1897 1898 0 -0.0 6 13 10 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 4 .100 .308 .100 .408 May 17 22.275
4 Ed Biecher 2 1897 1898 0 -0.3 11 38 37 2 9 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 .243 .243 .297 .541 Oct 10 23.044
5 Lou Bierbauer 13 1886 1898 0 14.0 1385 6034 5713 821 1524 209 95 34 839 206 268 160 .267 .301 .354 .656 Apr 30 32.219
6 Jack Boyle 13 1886 1898 0 -0.3 1087 4663 4232 671 1069 139 54 23 570 126 326 339 .253 .315 .327 .642 Aug 16 32.147
7 Tom Brown 17 1882 1898 0 16.4 1788 8205 7372 1521 1951 238 138 64 736 657 748 781 .265 .336 .360 .697 May 17 37.238
8 John Callahan 1 1898 1898 0 -0.1 2 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Sep 4 23.336
9 Dad Clarke 7 1888 1898 0 -0.5 123 391 360 41 78 5 4 1 28 1 28 50 .217 .277 .261 .538 Oct 15 33.281
10 Henry Clarke 2 1897 1898 0 0.1 9 32 29 3 8 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 .276 .344 .276 .620 Jul 5 22.335
11 Percy Coleman 2 1897 1898 0 -0.1 14 37 34 2 7 0 0 0 4 0 1 5 .206 .270 .206 .476 Oct 1 21.351
12 Jack Crooks 8 1889 1898 0 15.4 795 3471 2783 537 671 74 44 21 314 220 612 223 .241 .386 .322 .708 Aug 3 32.267
13 Pete Daniels 2 1890 1898 0 0.2 14 33 29 2 7 2 0 0 3 0 4 4 .241 .333 .310 .644 May 31 34.053
14 Jim Donnelly 11 1884 1898 0 1.7 654 2597 2388 322 549 56 28 2 237 173 169 154 .230 .285 .279 .565 May 12 32.297
15 Bill Eagan 3 1891 1898 0 1.8 107 444 377 66 90 13 7 4 50 26 57 66 .239 .352 .342 .694 Jun 2 29.001
16 Bill Eagle 1 1898 1898 0 0.0 4 13 13 0 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 .308 .308 .385 .692 Aug 22 21.028
17 Red Ehret 11 1888 1898 0 -2.5 397 1344 1265 117 274 32 11 4 140 15 57 142 .217 .252 .269 .520 Jun 25 29.298
18 Duke Esper 9 1890 1898 0 0.4 240 786 739 87 178 26 9 2 83 3 40 95 .241 .284 .309 .592 Jul 12 30.349
19 Jim Field 5 1883 1898 0 2.3 331 1375 1270 180 292 38 21 10 50 9 77 1 .230 .289 .317 .605 Jul 21 35.088
20 Ike Fisher 1 1898 1898 0 -0.3 9 27 26 0 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 9 .115 .148 .154 .302 Jul 1 27.003
21 Fred Frank 1 1898 1898 0 -0.1 17 58 53 3 11 1 1 0 3 1 4 1 .208 .276 .264 .540 Oct 15 25.218
22 Danny Friend 4 1895 1898 0 0.1 69 253 238 28 61 9 3 1 20 3 9 11 .256 .283 .332 .615 May 8 25.020
23 Joe Gannon 1 1898 1898 0 -0.1 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Aug 28 21.187
24 George Gillpatrick 1 1898 1898 0 -0.2 7 16 16 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 .125 .125 .125 .250 Aug 7 23.160
25 Jot Goar 2 1896 1898 0 -0.0 4 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 May 1 28.090
26 Bill Gray 5 1890 1898 0 -0.9 292 1147 1033 126 250 44 14 1 141 23 71 70 .242 .303 .315 .617 Oct 13 27.191
27 Mike Griffin 12 1887 1898 0 40.4 1513 6848 5923 1406 1755 314 108 42 720 473 809 284 .296 .388 .407 .795 Oct 15 33.209
28 Frank Hansford 1 1898 1898 0 -0.1 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jun 9 23.165
29 Charlie Hastings 4 1893 1898 0 0.5 68 195 162 23 35 1 3 1 14 1 30 36 .216 .342 .278 .620 Sep 3 27.296
30 Bug Holliday 10 1889 1898 0 18.4 930 4051 3658 735 1141 162 72 65 621 252 360 226 .312 .377 .449 .826 Jun 30 31.142
31 Lefty Hopper 1 1898 1898 0 -0.1 2 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Oct 13 23.139
32 Elmer Horton 2 1896 1898 0 -0.2 3 11 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .091 .091 .091 .182 Apr 18 28.226
33 Bill Joyce 8 1890 1898 0 31.0 906 4163 3310 822 971 153 106 70 609 266 721 380 .293 .435 .467 .902 Oct 12 31.020
34 George Kelb 1 1898 1898 0 -0.0 3 5 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 Jun 24 27.342
35 Matt Kilroy 10 1886 1898 0 3.2 330 1189 1062 163 236 24 17 1 103 67 118 88 .222 .304 .280 .584 Aug 17 32.057
36 Tom Kinslow 10 1886 1898 0 2.5 380 1492 1414 186 376 40 29 12 222 18 67 103 .266 .301 .361 .662 Sep 3 32.234
37 Hi Ladd 1 1898 1898 0 -0.0 2 5 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 Jul 18 28.159
38 Lou Mahaffey 1 1898 1898 0 -0.0 1 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .200 .000 .200 Apr 26 24.113
39 Mike Mahoney 2 1897 1898 0 -0.2 4 9 9 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 .111 .111 .111 .222 Apr 17 24.133
40 Bob McHale 1 1898 1898 0 -0.2 11 38 33 5 6 2 0 0 7 1 1 4 .182 .270 .242 .513 Jun 4 28.117
41 Mart McQuaid 2 1891 1898 0 -0.0 5 15 15 1 4 2 0 0 1 1 0 3 .267 .267 .400 .667 Aug 25 37.058
42 Billy Nash 15 1884 1898 0 33.2 1550 6727 5854 1072 1608 267 87 60 979 265 803 414 .275 .366 .381 .747 May 28 32.338
43 Dave Pickett 1 1898 1898 0 0.1 14 51 43 3 12 1 0 0 3 2 6 3 .279 .380 .302 .682 Aug 5 24.071
44 Arlie Pond 4 1895 1898 0 0.3 71 214 184 28 45 5 1 0 14 3 21 32 .245 .325 .283 .608 Jul 6 25.168
45 Joe Regan 1 1898 1898 0 -0.0 2 5 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 Sep 22 26.072
46 John Richter 1 1898 1898 0 -0.1 3 14 13 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .154 .154 .154 .308 Oct 9 25.243
47 Billy Shindle 13 1886 1898 0 17.1 1424 6351 5815 993 1564 226 97 31 759 318 388 334 .269 .323 .357 .680 Sep 17 37.286
48 Germany Smith 15 1884 1898 0 21.5 1712 7008 6562 907 1597 252 95 47 800 235 408 390 .243 .289 .332 .622 Oct 9 35.171
49 Stub Smith 1 1898 1898 0 -0.1 3 10 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .100 .100 .100 .200 Oct 15 24.325
50 Tom Smith 4 1894 1898 0 -0.1 29 85 76 5 17 2 1 0 4 0 9 12 .224 .306 .276 .582 May 12 26.158
51 Cooney Snyder 1 1898 1898 0 -0.5 17 68 61 4 10 0 0 0 6 0 3 8 .164 .215 .164 .379 Jun 19 25.044
52 George Stallings 3 1890 1898 0 -0.2 7 22 20 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 .100 .182 .150 .332 May 25 30.189
53 Ed Stein 8 1890 1898 0 0.2 216 727 660 82 148 17 7 2 78 6 52 118 .224 .289 .280 .569 Jun 27 28.295
54 Tom Stouch 1 1898 1898 0 -0.0 4 17 16 4 5 1 0 0 6 0 1 1 .313 .353 .375 .728 Jul 27 28.237
55 Jim Sullivan 5 1891 1898 0 -1.3 71 227 213 26 41 6 0 1 20 2 9 44 .192 .229 .235 .463 May 6 31.011
56 Cy Swaim 2 1897 1898 0 -0.6 42 108 106 9 21 1 0 0 13 3 1 16 .198 .206 .208 .413 Jul 21 24.132
57 Billy Taylor 1 1898 1898 0 -0.0 9 27 24 2 6 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 .250 .308 .292 .599 Oct 15 27.000
58 Walter Thornton 4 1895 1898 0 1.2 154 592 519 83 162 15 9 1 77 23 60 33 .312 .390 .382 .771 Oct 8 23.232
59 Frank Todd 1 1898 1898 0 0.0 4 5 5 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .200 .200 .600 .800 Aug 4 28.290
60 Tuck Turner 6 1893 1898 0 3.8 379 1668 1504 298 482 67 38 7 215 53 129 101 .320 .378 .430 .807 Jun 10 31.117
61 Butts Wagner 1 1898 1898 0 -1.2 74 284 261 22 59 12 3 1 34 4 16 10 .226 .279 .307 .585 Oct 10 27.023
62 Charlie Weber 1 1898 1898 0 -0.0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jul 30 29.281
63 Walt Wilmot 10 1888 1898 0 14.2 962 4382 3988 727 1100 152 92 58 594 383 350 233 .276 .337 .404 .741 Jun 14 34.239
64 Bill Wilson 3 1890 1898 0 -3.1 219 861 795 79 165 24 9 2 75 17 45 102 .208 .257 .268 .525 Jun 7 30.222
65 Harry Wilson 1 1898 1898 0 -0.0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .333 .000 .333 Oct 12 22.284
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 Last Game Age
1 Doc Amole 2 1897 1898 0 0.0 4 10 .286 4.75 18 12 5 10 0 0 119.1 150 91 63 0 39 30 12 0 4 544 1.584 May 17 24.136
2 Bob Becker 2 1897 1898 0 -0.1 0 2 .000 6.52 6 2 4 2 0 0 29.0 38 24 21 0 12 10 1 0 1 134 1.724 May 17 22.275
3 Lou Bierbauer 13 1886 1898 0 0.1 0 0 3.07 4 0 4 0 0 1 14.2 13 10 5 0 5 5 0 0 2 67 1.227 Apr 30 32.219
4 Tom Brown 17 1882 1898 0 -1.7 2 2 .500 5.29 12 1 11 1 0 0 49.1 56 55 29 0 31 16 3 0 14 265 1.764 May 17 37.238
5 John Callahan 1 1898 1898 0 -0.7 0 2 .000 16.20 2 2 0 1 0 0 8.1 18 20 15 2 7 2 2 1 1 51 3.000 Sep 4 23.336
6 Dad Clarke 7 1888 1898 0 6.7 44 51 .463 4.16 121 92 28 77 2 3 850.1 1063 608 393 24 191 175 34 0 33 3744 1.475 Oct 15 33.281
7 Henry Clarke 2 1897 1898 0 -0.1 1 4 .200 4.99 6 5 1 4 0 0 39.2 40 33 22 4 17 4 4 0 0 175 1.437 Jul 5 22.335
8 Percy Coleman 2 1897 1898 0 -1.3 1 3 .250 6.69 14 6 7 4 0 0 75.1 121 83 56 0 36 12 9 0 4 382 2.084 Oct 1 21.351
9 Pete Daniels 2 1890 1898 0 -0.5 2 8 .200 4.79 14 10 3 6 0 0 82.2 102 70 44 1 26 21 6 0 0 374 1.548 May 31 34.053
10 Red Ehret 11 1888 1898 0 25.1 139 167 .454 4.02 362 309 48 260 14 4 2754.1 3172 1881 1229 63 841 848 139 1 103 12232 1.457 Jun 25 29.298
11 Duke Esper 9 1890 1898 0 17.5 101 100 .502 4.39 236 198 35 152 4 5 1727.2 2048 1196 842 46 669 453 32 0 24 7824 1.573 Jul 12 30.349
12 Jim Field 5 1883 1898 0 0.2 1 0 1.000 2.79 2 1 1 1 0 1 9.2 7 4 3 0 4 2 1 1 0 41 1.138 Jul 21 35.088
13 Danny Friend 4 1895 1898 0 6.1 32 29 .525 4.71 67 64 3 58 1 0 551.2 612 382 289 22 249 158 60 0 11 2506 1.561 May 8 25.020
14 Joe Gannon 1 1898 1898 0 -0.3 0 1 .000 11.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 13 13 11 0 5 2 1 0 0 45 2.000 Aug 28 21.187
15 George Gillpatrick 1 1898 1898 0 -0.9 0 2 .000 6.94 7 3 3 1 0 0 35.0 42 38 27 0 19 12 2 0 2 163 1.743 Aug 7 23.160
16 Jot Goar 2 1896 1898 0 -1.1 0 1 .000 15.85 4 0 4 0 0 0 15.1 40 36 27 1 9 3 1 0 2 94 3.196 May 1 28.090
17 Frank Hansford 1 1898 1898 0 0.1 0 0 3.86 1 0 1 0 0 0 7.0 10 4 3 0 5 0 0 0 0 35 2.143 Jun 9 23.165
18 Charlie Hastings 4 1893 1898 0 1.9 18 29 .383 4.55 67 45 20 36 0 2 451.1 534 327 228 11 176 115 29 1 25 2043 1.573 Sep 3 27.296
19 Bug Holliday 10 1889 1898 0 -0.3 0 0 9.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 5.0 17 8 5 0 3 0 1 0 1 36 4.000 Jun 30 31.142
20 Lefty Hopper 1 1898 1898 0 -0.3 0 2 .000 4.91 2 2 0 2 0 0 11.0 14 11 6 0 5 5 0 0 1 51 1.727 Oct 13 23.139
21 Elmer Horton 2 1896 1898 0 -0.7 0 3 .000 9.75 3 3 0 3 0 0 24.0 38 31 26 0 15 3 1 0 1 123 2.208 Apr 18 28.226
22 George Kelb 1 1898 1898 0 -0.5 0 1 .000 4.41 3 1 2 1 0 0 16.1 23 17 8 0 1 8 4 0 0 75 1.469 Jun 24 27.342
23 Matt Kilroy 10 1886 1898 0 22.8 141 133 .515 3.47 303 292 12 264 19 1 2435.2 2445 1539 939 53 754 1170 131 7 203 10604 1.313 Aug 17 32.057
24 Lou Mahaffey 1 1898 1898 0 -0.2 0 1 .000 3.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 10 9 3 0 5 1 0 0 1 41 1.667 Apr 26 24.113
25 Mike Mahoney 2 1897 1898 0 -0.1 0 0 18.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 3 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 7 4.000 Apr 17 24.133
26 Billy Nash 15 1884 1898 0 0.1 0 0 0.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6 1.500 May 28 32.338
27 Arlie Pond 4 1895 1898 0 7.0 35 19 .648 3.45 69 57 11 46 3 2 496.0 517 281 190 8 150 156 24 0 14 2115 1.345 Jul 6 25.168
28 Germany Smith 15 1884 1898 0 -0.1 0 0 9.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 6 3.000 Oct 9 35.171
29 Tom Smith 4 1894 1898 0 -1.7 4 7 .364 6.33 25 13 12 9 0 1 138.0 166 144 97 5 89 38 17 1 12 670 1.848 May 12 26.158
30 Ed Stein 8 1890 1898 0 18.3 109 78 .583 3.97 215 183 30 158 12 3 1656.0 1689 1048 731 50 732 535 58 1 90 7345 1.462 Jun 27 28.295
31 Jim Sullivan 5 1891 1898 0 4.3 26 28 .481 4.50 70 57 12 46 2 3 514.0 621 366 257 26 171 97 26 0 10 2300 1.541 May 6 31.011
32 Cy Swaim 2 1897 1898 0 1.2 12 22 .353 4.48 42 32 9 23 0 1 285.1 338 206 142 9 87 82 14 0 8 1258 1.489 Jul 21 24.132
33 Walter Thornton 4 1895 1898 0 2.3 23 18 .561 4.18 56 48 8 40 2 1 409.1 478 283 190 12 151 134 29 0 9 1834 1.537 Oct 8 23.232
34 Frank Todd 1 1898 1898 0 -0.9 0 2 .000 13.91 4 2 2 0 0 0 11.0 23 21 17 0 8 5 2 0 0 65 2.818 Aug 4 28.290
35 Tuck Turner 6 1893 1898 0 0.0 0 0 7.50 1 0 1 0 0 0 6.0 9 5 5 1 2 3 1 0 0 29 1.833 Jun 10 31.117
36 Charlie Weber 1 1898 1898 0 -0.3 0 1 .000 15.75 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.0 9 9 7 0 1 0 2 0 0 23 2.500 Jul 30 29.281
Totals 178 1882 1898 0 101.9 695 726 .489 4.15 1745 1443 283 1207 59 28 12853.2 14483 8857 5933 338 4517 4107 646 13 577 57307 1.584