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1897 Springfield Ponies/Maroons

1897 > Class A > 1897 Eastern League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Tom Burns
Represented: Springfield, MA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1896 / 1898

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Jimmy Bannon26552356486157336.366.528124
2Dan Brouthers*3912650111220844131521.415.645323
3John Cavanaugh?--731650003.161.1615
4Roscoe Coughlin?2915477101002.213.23411Stats for 2 teams
5Cozy Dolan*24186014174001.283.35021
6Jim Duncan25106372489515048.255.328122
7Fallon?--26000000.000.0000Stats for 2 teams
8Shorty Fuller29120500100126162029.252.292146
9Pete Gilbert?2912751579157244516.305.396204
10Peter Gildea?--14010000.250.2501
11Danny Green*201245291341592817645.301.452239
12Bert Inks*2616463112000.239.28313Stats for 2 teams
13Jim Korwan2327818151201.185.24720
14George Magoon22625361001.240.2807
15Willard Mains*284313319406010.301.36849Stats for 2 teams
17Charles McGinnis?--719231000.158.2114
18Alfred Moore?--5821424506002.234.26256
19George Moore?--14110000.250.2501
20Art Nichols2540139293560014.252.29541
21Jim Rogers?2569277527417039.267.361100
22Ted Scheffler33783166993208242.294.427135
23Ollie Smith*3181296517692218.257.32195
24Scott Stratton*27620351001.250.3006
25Richard Sullivan?--33000000.000.0000
26John Toft?2437020000.286.2862
27Alexander Whitehill?--715020000.133.1332Stats for 2 teams
28Walt Woods22702655097201010.366.449119
28 Players27.9
* - 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
1Roscoe Coughlin2958.3853.08151380105.1155104363318921.78513. for 2 teams
2Cozy Dolan*2494.6922.601614130135.01651023960241081.66711.
3Fallon?--01.0000.50222018.01513153201.1117. for 2 teams
4Peter Gildea?--01.0000.9611109.1106141101.5009.
5Bert Inks*2657.4172.521614100118.0139883359401011.67810. for 2 teams
6Jim Korwan*231311.5421.552623202192.01859933821201261.3918.
7Willard Mains282015.5711.434235282307.13211734979953871.3029. for 2 teams
9Charles McGinnis?--33.5001.58776057.05833102211211.4049.
10Alexander Whitehill?--02.0004.50610020.041281061202.35018. for 2 teams
11Walt Woods221711.6072.343129262250.02981766566581651.45610.
11 Players25.2
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Jimmy Bannon26RR5' 5.0"160May 5, 1871Amesbury, MA, US
Dan Brouthers39LL6' 2.0"207May 8, 1858Sylvan Lake, NY, US
John Cavanaugh--UnknownLouisville, KY, US
Roscoe Coughlin29R5' 10.0"160Mar 15, 1868Walpole, MA, US
Cozy Dolan24LL5' 10.0"160Dec 3, 1872Cambridge, MA, US
Jim Duncan25RR5' 8.0"140Jul 1, 1871Saltsburg, PA, US
Shorty Fuller29RR5' 6.0"157Oct 10, 1867Cincinnati, OH, US
Pete Gilbert29R5' 8.0"180Sep 6, 1867Baltic, CT, US
Peter Gildea--Unknown
Danny Green20LRNov 6, 1876Burlington, NJ, US
Bert Inks26LL6' 3.0"175Jan 27, 1871Ligonier, IN, US
Jim Korwan23RL6' 1.0"181Mar 4, 1874Brooklyn, NY, US
George Magoon22RR5' 10.0"160Mar 27, 1875St. Albans, ME, US1897-09-141897-09-22
Willard Mains28LR6' 2.0"190Jul 7, 1868North Windham, ME, US
Charles McGinnis--UnknownChicago, IL, US
Alfred Moore--Unknown
George Moore--Unknown
Art Nichols25RR5' 10.0"175Jul 14, 1871Manchester, NH, US
Jim Rogers255' 7.0"180Apr 9, 1872Hartford, CT, US
Ted Scheffler33RR5' 10.0"160Apr 5, 1864New York, NY, US
Ollie Smith31LLOct 19, 1865Mount Vernon, OH, US
Scott Stratton27LR6' 0.0"180Oct 2, 1869Campbellsburg, KY, US
Richard Sullivan--Unknown
John Toft24Feb, 1873Philadelphia, PA, US
Alexander Whitehill--6' 3.0"190UnknownBrookville, PA, US
Walt Woods22RR5' 9.0"165Apr 28, 1875Rye, NH, US

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