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1897 Philadelphia Athletics

1897 > Class B > 1897 Atlantic League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: Philadelphia Phillies-NL-de facto
Manager: Bill Sharsig
Represented: Philadelphia, PA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1896

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Ed Ames? 26 57 186 19 38 2 2 0 1 .204 .237 44 0
2 Larry Battam? 21 87 322 44 71 9 4 0 17 .220 .273 88 9 Stats for 2 teams
3 Paddy Boyle? -- 30 122 15 29 5 3 0 5 .238 .328 40 2 Stats for 3 teams
4 Willie Brandt? 20 8 20 4 3 0 0 0 0 .150 .150 3 Stats for 3 teams
5 George Cain? 30 33 104 9 19 2 0 0 2 .183 .202 21 1 Stats for 5 teams
6 George Cain? 30 33 104 9 19 2 0 0 2 .183 .202 21 1 Stats for 5 teams
7 George Cain? 30 33 104 9 19 2 0 0 2 .183 .202 21 1 Stats for 5 teams
8 Scoops Carey 26 131 551 89 195 40 10 5 7 .354 .490 270 4 Stats for 2 teams
9 Pete Childs? 25 132 491 66 110 20 6 0 9 .224 .289 142 14
10 John Coleman* 34 32 128 12 31 4 3 0 1 .242 .320 41 0
11 Bert Conn? 17 7 29 1 8 1 1 0 0 .276 .379 11
12 James Corbett 30 12 44 3 9 0 1 0 0 .205 .250 11 Stats for 6 teams
13 James Corbett 30 12 44 3 9 0 1 0 0 .205 .250 11 Stats for 6 teams
14 Ira Davis? 26 30 105 12 18 3 2 1 2 .171 .267 28 1
15 Cozy Dolan* 24 6 17 2 3 0 0 0 0 .176 .176 3 Stats for 2 teams
16 Alex Ferson 30 1 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 2
17 George Fox? 28 119 451 53 109 25 3 6 13 .242 .350 158 1
18 Ned Garvin 23 56 197 14 35 1 1 0 2 .178 .193 38 2 Stats for 2 teams
19 Goodwin? -- 9 33 5 7 1 0 0 1 .212 .242 8
20 Mike Grady 27 4 15 3 3 0 1 0 1 .200 .333 5
21 Charlie Hamburg 30 126 510 65 147 23 4 0 11 .288 .349 178 4 Stats for 2 teams
22 Dick Harley* 24 23 89 15 19 7 0 0 4 .213 .292 26
23 Fred Jacklitsch 21 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 2
24 Thomas Johnson? 24 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1
25 Charlie Jordan? 25 21 67 6 13 0 1 0 1 .194 .224 15 1
26 John Lever? -- 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
27 Carl McVey? 28 134 610 100 174 22 7 1 26 .285 .349 213 4
28 Augie Moran? 28 121 497 90 113 8 4 1 37 .227 .266 132 6 Stats for 3 teams
29 Billy Osborne? -- 33 127 13 30 4 5 2 1 .236 .394 50 0
30 Jack Rafter 22 3 11 1 2 0 0 0 0 .182 .182 2
31 Fred Schaub? 28 98 374 49 100 17 5 3 7 .267 .364 136 3
32 Robert Schaub 27 142 558 84 153 37 12 3 13 .274 .400 223 6
33 Clinton Seavers? -- 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 1
34 Smith? -- 1 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 2
35 Farmer Steelman? 22 42 155 13 34 3 2 0 1 .219 .265 41 2 Stats for 2 teams
36 Cub Stricker 38 3 10 2 2 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 2
37 George Ulrich? 28 84 342 51 87 16 1 0 13 .254 .307 105 6 Stats for 3 teams
38 Pete Woodruff 23 4 14 0 2 1 0 0 0 .143 .214 3 Stats for 2 teams
38 Players 26.9
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Ed Ames? 26 11 29 .275 2.98 43 41 38 1 356.0 442 295 118 111 74 15 6 1.553 11.2 2.8 1.9 0.67
2 Willie Brandt? 20 1 5 .167 2.70 8 7 4 0 53.1 65 43 16 26 16 9 0 1.706 11.0 4.4 2.7 0.62 Stats for 3 teams
3 George Cain? 30 4 9 .308 3.28 15 13 12 1 115.1 154 114 42 35 26 11 1 1.639 12.0 2.7 2.0 0.74 Stats for 5 teams
4 George Cain? 30 4 9 .308 3.28 15 13 12 1 115.1 154 114 42 35 26 11 1 1.639 12.0 2.7 2.0 0.74 Stats for 5 teams
5 George Cain? 30 4 9 .308 3.28 15 13 12 1 115.1 154 114 42 35 26 11 1 1.639 12.0 2.7 2.0 0.74 Stats for 5 teams
6 Pete Childs 25 0 0 5.40 1 0 0 0 5.0 8 4 3 0 0 0 0 1.600 14.4 0.0 0.0
7 John Coleman 34 0 3 .000 5.40 3 3 2 0 15.0 19 21 9 11 0 4 0 2.000 11.4 6.6 0.0 0.00
8 Bert Conn 17 2 3 .400 2.49 7 7 7 0 65.0 68 50 18 30 18 7 1 1.508 9.4 4.2 2.5 0.60
9 Ira Davis 26 0 0 9.00 1 0 0 0 2.0 3 5 2 1 0 0 0 2.000 13.5 4.5 0.0 0.00
10 Cozy Dolan* 24 2 3 .400 1.46 5 5 3 0 37.0 39 34 6 17 15 2 2 1.514 9.5 4.1 3.6 0.88 Stats for 2 teams
11 Alex Ferson 30 1 0 1.000 0.00 1 1 1 0 9.0 7 2 0 6 1 0 0 1.444 7.0 6.0 1.0 0.17
12 Ned Garvin 23 18 26 .409 1.82 49 45 42 2 406.1 428 255 82 137 159 35 15 1.390 9.5 3.0 3.5 1.16 Stats for 2 teams
13 Goodwin? -- 0 3 .000 5.19 3 3 3 0 26.0 42 32 15 10 3 2 1 2.000 14.5 3.5 1.0 0.30
14 Thomas Johnson? 24 0 1 .000 3.60 2 2 0 0 5.0 9 6 2 4 1 1 0 2.600 16.2 7.2 1.8 0.25
15 Charlie Jordan? 25 10 6 .625 1.42 17 16 16 0 146.0 137 86 23 41 44 7 4 1.219 8.4 2.5 2.7 1.07
16 Billy Osborne? -- 6 15 .286 3.02 22 21 21 0 182.0 215 172 61 99 70 20 11 1.725 10.6 4.9 3.5 0.71
17 Smith? -- 1 0 1.000 1.00 1 1 1 0 9.0 5 2 1 5 4 0 0 1.111 5.0 5.0 4.0 0.80
18 Pete Woodruff 23 1 1 .500 1.69 2 2 2 0 16.0 10 9 3 6 2 3 0 1.000 5.6 3.4 1.1 0.33 Stats for 2 teams
18 Players 25.5
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
George Fox 103 0.00
Fred Schaub 44 0.00
Farmer Steelman 30 0.00 Stats for 2 teams

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Scoops Carey 128 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Charlie Hamburg 39 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
John Coleman 22 0.00
Ira Davis 15 0.00
George Fox 5 0.00
Mike Grady 4 0.00
James Corbett 3 0.00 Stats for 6 teams
James Corbett 3 0.00 Stats for 6 teams
Ed Ames 1 0.00
George Cain 1 0.00 Stats for 5 teams
George Cain 1 0.00 Stats for 5 teams
George Cain 1 0.00 Stats for 5 teams

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pete Childs 124 0.00
George Ulrich 10 0.00 Stats for 3 teams
George Fox 8 0.00
Ira Davis 3 0.00
Fred Schaub 3 0.00
Cub Stricker 3 0.00
George Cain 1 0.00 Stats for 5 teams
George Cain 1 0.00 Stats for 5 teams
George Cain 1 0.00 Stats for 5 teams

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Schaub 142 0.00
George Cain 2 0.00 Stats for 5 teams
George Cain 2 0.00 Stats for 5 teams
George Cain 2 0.00 Stats for 5 teams
Billy Osborne 1 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Larry Battam 87 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Pete Childs 6 0.00
Ira Davis 3 0.00
Jack Rafter 3 0.00
George Fox 2 0.00
George Cain 1 0.00 Stats for 5 teams
George Cain 1 0.00 Stats for 5 teams
George Cain 1 0.00 Stats for 5 teams
Robert Schaub 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Carl McVey 134 0.00
Augie Moran 121 0.00 Stats for 3 teams
Charlie Hamburg 87 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Fred Schaub 52 0.00
Dick Harley 23 0.00
Ed Ames 15 0.00
George Cain 14 0.00 Stats for 5 teams
George Cain 14 0.00 Stats for 5 teams
George Cain 14 0.00 Stats for 5 teams
Ira Davis 10 0.00
Billy Osborne 10 0.00
John Coleman 7 0.00
Goodwin 6 0.00
Pete Childs 3 0.00
Robert Schaub 3 0.00
John Lever 2 0.00
George Fox 1 0.00
Fred Jacklitsch 1 0.00
Charlie Jordan 1 0.00
Clinton Seavers 1 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ned Garvin 49 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Ed Ames 43 0.00
Billy Osborne 22 0.00
Charlie Jordan 17 0.00
George Cain 15 0.00 Stats for 5 teams
George Cain 15 0.00 Stats for 5 teams
George Cain 15 0.00 Stats for 5 teams
Willie Brandt 8 0.00 Stats for 3 teams
Bert Conn 7 0.00
Cozy Dolan 5 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
John Coleman 3 0.00
Goodwin 3 0.00
Thomas Johnson 2 0.00
Pete Woodruff 2 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Pete Childs 1 0.00
Ira Davis 1 0.00
Alex Ferson 1 0.00
Smith 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ed Ames 26 Jun 15, 1871 Scranton, PA, US 1897-04-28 1897-09-19
Larry Battam 21 5' 11.0" 166 May 1, 1876 Brooklyn, NY, US 1897-04-29 1897-07-18
Paddy Boyle -- Unknown Cleveland, OH, US 1897-08-20 1897-08-22
Willie Brandt 20 Oct 10, 1876 Chambersburg, PA, US 1897-05-06 1897-05-26
George Cain 30 5' 8.0" 160 Aug 23, 1866 DE, US 1897-08-17 1897-09-19
George Cain 30 5' 8.0" 160 Aug 23, 1866 DE, US 1897-04-28 1897-04-28
George Cain 30 5' 8.0" 160 Aug 23, 1866 DE, US 1897-06-23 1897-06-23
Scoops Carey 26 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Dec 4, 1870 Pittsburgh, PA, US 1897-04-26 1897-08-01
Pete Childs 25 R 5' 7.0" 175 Nov 15, 1871 Philadelphia, PA, US 1897-04-26 1897-09-19
John Coleman 34 L R 5' 9.0" 170 Mar 6, 1863 Saratoga Springs, NY, US 1897-07-17 1897-09-07
Bert Conn 17 R 6' 0.0" 178 Sep 22, 1879 Philadelphia, PA, US 1897-06-25 1897-07-14
James Corbett 30 R R 6' 1.0" Sep 1, 1866 San Francisco, CA, US 1897-08-06 1897-08-13
James Corbett 30 R R 6' 1.0" Sep 1, 1866 San Francisco, CA, US 1897-07-14 1897-07-14
Ira Davis 26 R 162 Jul 8, 1870 Philadelphia, PA, US 1897-08-15 1897-09-19
Cozy Dolan 24 L L 5' 10.0" 160 Dec 3, 1872 Cambridge, MA, US 1897-07-16 1897-07-16
Alex Ferson 30 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Jul 14, 1866 Philadelphia, PA, US 1897-07-24 1897-07-24
George Fox 28 5' 9.0" 185 Dec 1, 1868 Pottstown, PA, US 1897-04-26 1897-09-19
Ned Garvin 23 R R 6' 3.0" 160 Jan 1, 1874 Navasota, TX, US 1897-04-26 1897-08-11
Goodwin -- Unknown 1897-07-29 1897-08-11
Mike Grady 27 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Dec 23, 1869 Kennett Square, PA, US 1897-05-18 1897-05-22
Charlie Hamburg 30 R 6' 0.0" 175 Nov 22, 1866 Louisville, KY, US 1897-04-28 1897-07-15
Dick Harley 24 L R 5' 10.0" 165 Sep 25, 1872 Philadelphia, PA, US 1897-04-30 1897-05-29
Fred Jacklitsch 21 R R 5' 9.0" 180 May 24, 1876 Brooklyn, NY, US 1897-07-11 1897-07-11
Thomas Johnson 24 1873 San Francisco, CA, US 1897-06-24 1897-07-17
Charlie Jordan 25 Oct 4, 1871 Philadelphia, PA, US 1897-04-27 1897-06-23
John Lever -- Unknown 1897-04-26 1897-04-27
Carl McVey 28 5' 9.0" 155 Dec 6, 1868 McConnelsville, OH, US 1897-04-26 1897-09-19
Augie Moran 28 5' 5.0" 145 Dec 22, 1868 New York, NY, US 1897-04-26 1897-07-26
Billy Osborne -- Unknown 1897-07-22 1897-09-19
Jack Rafter 22 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Feb 20, 1875 Troy, NY, US 1897-04-26 1897-04-28
Fred Schaub 28 5' 10.0" 173 1869 Indianapolis, IN, US 1897-04-27 1897-09-19
Robert Schaub 27 R R 5' 7.0" 168 Oct, 1869 Indianapolis, IN, US 1897-04-27 1897-09-19
Clinton Seavers -- Unknown Pottstown, PA, US 1897-07-18 1897-07-18
Smith -- Unknown 1897-06-18 1897-06-18
Farmer Steelman 22 R 5' 11.0" Jun 29, 1875 Millville, NJ, US 1897-08-02 1897-08-14
Cub Stricker 38 R R 5' 3.0" 138 Jun 8, 1859 Philadelphia, PA, US 1897-07-22 1897-07-25
George Ulrich 28 Jun 5, 1869 Philadelphia, PA, US 1897-07-24 1897-09-19
Pete Woodruff 23 R R 5' 10.0" Apr 2, 1874 Baltimore, MD, US 1897-08-31 1897-08-31

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