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1917 New Orleans Pelicans

1917 > Class A > 1917 Southern Association
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: John Dobbs
Represented: New Orleans, LA
Ballpark: Pelican Park (New Orleans, LA)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1916 / 1918

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Bill Bailey*2921569100.161.17910
2Howard Baker2915555114629173.265.396218
3Walter Barbare251234181032051.246.325136
4Clarence Bittle?287425549622.192.25565
5Red Bluhm231213951051084.266.362143
6Pete Compton*276623862951.261.35384
7Eddie Edmonson*2715255716626158.298.442246
8Larry Gilbert*251184351171785.269.379165
9Bob Higgins301414551091250.240.288131
10Art Johnson?--18284110.143.2507
11Herb Kelly*2531579110.158.21112
12Cotton Knaupp271434951191741.240.297147
13Ed Miller28269827630.276.39839
14Billy Nixon?--3212328310.228.26833
15Dick Robertson25408921400.236.28125
16Pop-boy Smith25389716200.165.18618
17Jack Stansbury31114356861371.242.326116
18Harry Swacina35130000.000.0000
19Roy Walker243810419501.183.26027
20Ed Willett3326449000.205.2059
20 Players27.1
* - 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
1Bill Bailey*2989.47121156.012755641.2247.33.7
2Art Johnson?--47.3641790.09962391.5339.93.9
3Herb Kelly*25126.66729164.013969431.1107.62.4
4Jesse Petty*2233.500752.05018141.2318.72.4
5Dick Robertson25218.72440254.019372681.0286.82.4
6Pop-boy Smith251513.53633248.0254100481.2189.21.7
7Roy Walker241911.6331.6436297.017075541621.1185.24.9
8Ed Willett3396.60027139.010443411.0436.72.7
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 Higgins14162418216.9815.72


Red Bluhm11311246715.98810.54
Ed Miller26283104.98711.27


Cotton Knaupp13131939324.9675.44


Howard Baker15516028942.9142.90


Walter Barbare12323639433.9505.12


Eddie Edmonson139247146.9781.88
Larry Gilbert118261112.9932.31
Clarence Bittle74120510.9261.69
Pete Compton6613366.9592.11
Jack Stansbury62116145.9632.10
Billy Nixon327741.9882.53

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Bill Bailey29LL5' 11.0"165Apr 12, 1888Fort Smith, AR, US
Howard Baker29RR5' 11.0"175Mar 1, 1888Bridgeport, CT, US
Walter Barbare25RR6' 0.0"162Aug 11, 1891Greenville, SC, US
Clarence Bittle28Feb 8, 1889Cressona, PA, US
Red Bluhm23RR5' 11.0"165Jun 27, 1894Cleveland, OH, US
Pete Compton27LL5' 11.0"170Sep 28, 1889San Marcos, TX, US
Harley Dillinger22RL5' 11.0"175Oct 30, 1894Pomeroy, OH, US
Eddie Edmonson27LR6' 0.0"175Nov 20, 1889Hopewell, PA, US
Larry Gilbert25LL5' 9.0"158Dec 3, 1891New Orleans, LA, US
Bob Higgins30RR5' 8.0"176Sep 23, 1886Fayetteville, TN, US
Art Johnson--Unknown
Herb Kelly25LL5' 9.0"160Jun 4, 1892Mobile, AL, US
Cotton Knaupp27RR5' 9.0"165Aug 13, 1889San Antonio, TX, US
Ed Miller28RR6' 0.0"180Nov 24, 1888Annville, PA, US
G. Miller--Unknown
Billy Nixon--Unknown
Jesse Petty22RL6' 0.0"195Nov 23, 1894Orr, OK, US
Dick Robertson25RR5' 9.0"160Sep 16, 1891Rockville, MD, US
Pop-boy Smith25RR6' 1.0"176May 23, 1892Newport, TN, US
Jack Stansbury31RR5' 9.0"165Dec 6, 1885Phillipsburg, NJ, US
Harry Swacina35RR6' 2.0"190Aug 22, 1881St. Louis, MO, US
Roy Walker24RR6' 1.0"180Apr 13, 1893Lawrenceburg, TN, US
Ed Willett33RR6' 0.0"183Mar 7, 1884Norfolk, VA, US

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