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1897 Paterson Silk Weavers

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

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Jim Gilman and Heinie Smith
Represented: Paterson, NJ
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1896 / 1898

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Paddy Boyle?--3012215295305.238.328402Stats for 3 teams
2George Cain?30331049192002.183.202211Stats for 5 teams
3Wid Conroy203611813273202.229.288341
4James Corbett301244390100.205.25011Stats for 6 teams
5Patsy Flaherty*214413722304402.219.307422
6Shorty Gallagher?2516656161006.246.262171
7Jim Gilman?27843254063115111.194.2688712Stats for 2 teams
8James Grove*--71287335910628.206.303871
9Irv Hach24829250001.172.1725
10Frank Haller?--3413327386417.286.414553
11Charlie Hamburg3012651065147234011.288.3491784Stats for 2 teams
12Scott Hardesty?27120474761241710319.262.35917010
13Emmet Heidrick*20118464961552022750.334.51724012
14Abbie Johnson?26239615224014.229.302290
15Alex Jones*274013017316102.238.300393
16Bill Keister*251325571171863316534.334.4782662
17John Newell297029148751510011.258.3781104Stats for 3 teams
18W. Robinson?--2710414315202.298.385402
19Charlie Shaffer27713024368135021.225.301914Stats for 2 teams
20Bill Smink?29782604474113419.285.3961033Stats for 3 teams
21Heinie Smith25923605478126412.217.3171145
22Lee Smith?--13000000.000.00000
23Oliver Sprogell?--3511612211101.181.207243Stats for 2 teams
24John Stafford271143271000.163.1868
25W. Touhey?--84321366611116.206.2558213
26Lee Viau303913017315113.238.315410
27Honus Wagner23753046311418141021.375.6251900
28George Weeks?--1244471100.159.22710
29Bob Westlake?319433153669408.199.251834
30Harry Wilson?21527021001.074.1113
30 Players26.3
* - 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
1George Cain?3049.3083.281513121115.11541144235261111.63912. for 5 teams
2Patsy Flaherty*211920.4871.894240390343.23652037269702221.2639.
3Alex Jones*272215.5951.514038370327.130318355891382161.1988.
4Heinie Smith2514.2002.51555043.04737121113111.3499.
5Lee Smith?--01.0001.5011106.01411130002.83321.
6Oliver Sprogell?--2013.6062.053533302302.2341185697963941.38810. for 2 teams
7Lee Viau301720.4591.273938371333.0329192471141223161.3308.
8George Weeks?--56.4552.741212110102.010568314231831.4419.
8 Players26.3
* - 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


Bob Westlake890.00
W. Touhey300.00
Harry Wilson20.00


Charlie Shaffer700.00Stats for 2 teams
W. Touhey490.00
Charlie Hamburg390.00Stats for 2 teams
Frank Haller340.00
Bill Smink240.00Stats for 3 teams
James Corbett30.00Stats for 6 teams
Honus Wagner20.00
George Cain10.00Stats for 5 teams


Jim Gilman840.00Stats for 2 teams
Heinie Smith610.00
Scott Hardesty50.00
W. Touhey40.00
George Cain10.00Stats for 5 teams
Abbie Johnson10.00


Honus Wagner610.00
Wid Conroy210.00
Irv Hach80.00
Heinie Smith30.00
George Cain20.00Stats for 5 teams
W. Touhey10.00


Bill Keister1320.00
Abbie Johnson230.00
Wid Conroy140.00
George Cain10.00Stats for 5 teams


Scott Hardesty1200.00
Emmet Heidrick1170.00
Charlie Hamburg870.00Stats for 2 teams
James Grove710.00
W. Robinson260.00
Heinie Smith220.00
Shorty Gallagher160.00
George Cain140.00Stats for 5 teams
Honus Wagner120.00
John Stafford110.00
Harry Wilson30.00
Bob Westlake20.00


Patsy Flaherty420.00
Alex Jones400.00
Lee Viau390.00
Oliver Sprogell350.00Stats for 2 teams
George Cain150.00Stats for 5 teams
George Weeks120.00
Heinie Smith50.00
Lee Smith10.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Paddy Boyle--UnknownCleveland, OH, US1897-05-311897-06-19
George Cain305' 8.0"160Aug 23, 1866DE, US1897-06-271897-07-01
Wid Conroy20RR5' 9.0"158Apr 5, 1877Philadelphia, PA, US1897-07-221897-09-05
James Corbett30RR6' 1.0"Sep 1, 1866San Francisco, CA, US1897-09-151897-09-15
Patsy Flaherty21LL5' 8.0"165Jun 29, 1876Mansfield, PA, US1897-04-301897-09-18
Shorty Gallagher25Apr 30, 1872Detroit, MI, US1897-05-171897-06-03
Jim Gilman27RJun 14, 1870Cleveland, OH, US1897-06-041897-08-01
James Grove--LUnknownPittsburgh, PA, US1897-05-041897-08-15
Irv Hach24RRJun 5, 1873Louisville, KY, US1897-07-251897-07-31
Frank Haller--UnknownPittsburgh, PA, US1897-04-261897-06-03
Charlie Hamburg30R6' 0.0"175Nov 22, 1866Louisville, KY, US1897-07-161897-09-19
Scott Hardesty27LJan 26, 1870Bellville, OH, US1897-05-101897-09-19
Emmet Heidrick20LR6' 0.0"185Jul 29, 1876Queenstown, PA, US1897-04-261897-09-19
Abbie Johnson265' 9.0"165Jan 19, 1871Portland, ON, CA1897-09-011897-09-19
Alex Jones27LL5' 9.0"170Dec 25, 1869Bradford, PA, US1897-04-261897-09-19
Bill Keister25LR5' 5.0"168Aug 17, 1871Baltimore, MD, US1897-04-261897-09-19
John Newell29RL5' 9.0"170Jan 14, 1868Wilmington, DE, US1897-08-191897-09-19
W. Robinson--Unknown1897-04-261897-05-30
Charlie Shaffer27R170Jan 27, 1870Bloomsburg, PA, US1897-08-191897-09-09
Bill Smink291868Pittsburgh, PA, US1897-04-261897-07-16
Heinie Smith25RR5' 9.0"160Oct 24, 1871Pittsburgh, PA, US1897-04-261897-08-30
Lee Smith--Unknown1897-07-031897-07-03
Oliver Sprogell--UnknownPhiladelphia, PA, US1897-04-291897-06-14
John Stafford27RR5' 10.0"170Apr 8, 1870Dudley, MA, US1897-04-261897-05-10
W. Touhey--Unknown1897-05-301897-09-19
Lee Viau30RR5' 4.0"160Jul 5, 1866Corinth, VT, US1897-04-281897-09-19
Honus Wagner23RR5' 11.0"200Feb 24, 1874Chartiers, PA, US1897-04-261897-07-16
George Weeks--Unknown1897-08-091897-09-18
Bob Westlake31R5' 6.0"145Mar 24, 1866Bellaire, OH, US1897-04-281897-09-18
Harry Wilson215' 8.0"Jan 1, 1876Baltimore, MD, US1897-06-111897-06-18

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