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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
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 Bill Bailey* 29 21 56 9 1 0 0 .161 .179 10
2 Howard Baker 29 155 551 146 29 17 3 .265 .396 218
3 Walter Barbare 25 123 418 103 20 5 1 .246 .325 136
4 Clarence Bittle? 28 74 255 49 6 2 2 .192 .255 65
5 Red Bluhm 23 121 395 105 10 8 4 .266 .362 143
6 Pete Compton* 27 66 238 62 9 5 1 .261 .353 84
7 Eddie Edmonson* 27 152 557 166 26 15 8 .298 .442 246
8 Larry Gilbert* 25 118 435 117 17 8 5 .269 .379 165
9 Bob Higgins 30 141 455 109 12 5 0 .240 .288 131
10 Art Johnson? -- 18 28 4 1 1 0 .143 .250 7
11 Herb Kelly* 25 31 57 9 1 1 0 .158 .211 12
12 Cotton Knaupp 27 143 495 119 17 4 1 .240 .297 147
13 Ed Miller 28 26 98 27 6 3 0 .276 .398 39
14 Billy Nixon? -- 32 123 28 3 1 0 .228 .268 33
15 Dick Robertson 25 40 89 21 4 0 0 .236 .281 25
16 Pop-boy Smith 25 38 97 16 2 0 0 .165 .186 18
17 Jack Stansbury 31 114 356 86 13 7 1 .242 .326 116
18 Harry Swacina 35 1 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
19 Roy Walker 24 38 104 19 5 0 1 .183 .260 27
20 Ed Willett 33 26 44 9 0 0 0 .205 .205 9
20 Players 27.1
* - 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
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 Bill Bailey* 29 8 9 .471 21 156.0 127 55 64 1.224 7.3 3.7
2 Art Johnson? -- 4 7 .364 17 90.0 99 62 39 1.533 9.9 3.9
3 Herb Kelly* 25 12 6 .667 29 164.0 139 69 43 1.110 7.6 2.4
4 Jesse Petty* 22 3 3 .500 7 52.0 50 18 14 1.231 8.7 2.4
5 Dick Robertson 25 21 8 .724 40 254.0 193 72 68 1.028 6.8 2.4
6 Pop-boy Smith 25 15 13 .536 33 248.0 254 100 48 1.218 9.2 1.7
7 Roy Walker 24 19 11 .633 1.64 36 297.0 170 75 54 162 1.118 5.2 4.9
8 Ed Willett 33 9 6 .600 27 139.0 104 43 41 1.043 6.7 2.7
8 Players 26.3
* - 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

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Bob Higgins 141 624 182 16 .981 5.72

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Red Bluhm 113 1124 67 15 .988 10.54
Ed Miller 26 283 10 4 .987 11.27

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Cotton Knaupp 131 319 393 24 .967 5.44

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Howard Baker 155 160 289 42 .914 2.90

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Walter Barbare 123 236 394 33 .950 5.12

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eddie Edmonson 139 247 14 6 .978 1.88
Larry Gilbert 118 261 11 2 .993 2.31
Clarence Bittle 74 120 5 10 .926 1.69
Pete Compton 66 133 6 6 .959 2.11
Jack Stansbury 62 116 14 5 .963 2.10
Billy Nixon 32 77 4 1 .988 2.53

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bill Bailey 29 L L 5' 11.0" 165 Apr 12, 1888 Fort Smith, AR, US
Howard Baker 29 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 1, 1888 Bridgeport, CT, US
Walter Barbare 25 R R 6' 0.0" 162 Aug 11, 1891 Greenville, SC, US
Clarence Bittle 28 Feb 8, 1889 Cressona, PA, US
Red Bluhm 23 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Jun 27, 1894 Cleveland, OH, US
Pete Compton 27 L L 5' 11.0" 170 Sep 28, 1889 San Marcos, TX, US
Harley Dillinger 22 R L 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 30, 1894 Pomeroy, OH, US
Eddie Edmonson 27 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Nov 20, 1889 Hopewell, PA, US
Larry Gilbert 25 L L 5' 9.0" 158 Dec 3, 1891 New Orleans, LA, US
Bob Higgins 30 R R 5' 8.0" 176 Sep 23, 1886 Fayetteville, TN, US
Art Johnson -- Unknown
Herb Kelly 25 L L 5' 9.0" 160 Jun 4, 1892 Mobile, AL, US
Cotton Knaupp 27 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Aug 13, 1889 San Antonio, TX, US
Ed Miller 28 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Nov 24, 1888 Annville, PA, US
G. Miller -- Unknown
Billy Nixon -- Unknown
Jesse Petty 22 R L 6' 0.0" 195 Nov 23, 1894 Orr, OK, US
Dick Robertson 25 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Sep 16, 1891 Rockville, MD, US
Pop-boy Smith 25 R R 6' 1.0" 176 May 23, 1892 Newport, TN, US
Jack Stansbury 31 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Dec 6, 1885 Phillipsburg, NJ, US
Harry Swacina 35 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Aug 22, 1881 St. Louis, MO, US
Roy Walker 24 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Apr 13, 1893 Lawrenceburg, TN, US
Ed Willett 33 R R 6' 0.0" 183 Mar 7, 1884 Norfolk, VA, US

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