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1897 Burlington Colts

1897 > Class B > 1897 Western Association
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Robert Berryhill and Levi Williams
Represented: Burlington, IA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1896 / 1898

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 Tacks Armstrong? -- 2 8 3 4 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 4
2 James Baird? -- 6 23 2 4 0 0 0 2 .174 .174 4
3 Arthur Belden? 20 14 50 8 17 5 1 2 4 .340 .600 30
4 Robert Berryhill? 29 98 403 52 100 23 6 2 24 .248 .350 141 2
5 Bill Bradley 19 18 64 9 14 2 0 1 24 .219 .297 19 1
6 James Breen? -- 111 394 66 86 10 3 1 24 .218 .266 105 8
7 T. Brockway? -- 3 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0 Stats for 2 teams
8 Gus Bryant? -- 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
9 Harry Bussey? 23 6 18 5 6 2 2 0 2 .333 .667 12
10 Cavelle? -- 2 8 0 3 0 1 0 0 .375 .625 5
11 Connors? -- 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
12 Perry Coons 21 54 194 16 44 3 1 0 3 .227 .253 49 2
13 James Corbett 30 5 26 5 5 0 0 0 1 .192 .192 5 Stats for 3 teams
14 Dan Dugdale 32 46 164 17 47 6 2 0 6 .287 .348 57 2 Stats for 2 teams
15 Ellis? -- 8 37 5 9 0 2 0 1 .243 .351 13
16 Topsy Hartsel* 23 20 78 16 22 3 1 0 3 .282 .346 27
17 Peter Healey? -- 92 391 79 117 18 1 1 31 .299 .358 140 4
18 Tom Kane? -- 101 411 69 114 15 3 6 29 .277 .372 153 1 Stats for 2 teams
19 Frank Kitson* 27 58 221 42 72 15 4 0 20 .326 .430 95 3
20 Charlie Knepper 26 3 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
21 Louis Lippert? 26 87 355 92 124 21 9 4 76 .349 .493 175
22 Joseph Lohbeck? 29 11 43 5 9 1 0 0 1 .209 .233 10 Stats for 2 teams
23 McCann? -- 55 235 33 55 14 3 1 17 .234 .332 78 1
24 Leo Mesmer? 27 45 170 19 34 6 0 0 5 .200 .235 40 2
25 Robert Packard? -- 5 20 4 5 2 0 0 0 .250 .350 7
26 William Raffert? -- 26 91 5 14 6 0 0 0 .154 .220 20 Stats for 3 teams
27 C. Rodman? -- 13 40 7 7 0 0 0 0 .175 .175 7
28 Ike Samuels 23 31 110 7 22 4 1 0 5 .200 .255 28 2
29 Shepherd? -- 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 1
30 Shuster? -- 4 16 1 3 0 0 0 2 .188 .188 3
31 Simpson? -- 1 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 1
32 Henry Sonier? -- 33 118 8 19 5 1 0 1 .161 .220 26 2 Stats for 2 teams
33 Steiner? -- 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 1
34 William Thompson? -- 11 37 4 3 0 0 0 0 .081 .081 3
35 Frank Violet? -- 121 452 87 110 20 3 1 55 .243 .308 139 6 Stats for 2 teams
36 Jake Weimer 23 5 19 0 3 0 0 0 0 .158 .158 3
37 Bob White? -- 84 315 46 74 14 6 2 25 .235 .337 106 11
38 Levi Williams? -- 80 332 54 85 13 3 3 21 .256 .340 113 5
39 Willis Wilson? -- 40 148 18 36 5 7 3 5 .243 .432 64 1 Stats for 2 teams
39 Players 26.2
* - 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 Frank Alberson? -- 0 6 .000 6 6 6 0
2 Arthur Belden? 20 2 2 .500 4 4 4 0
3 Robert Berryhill? 29 0 1 .000 2 1 1 0
4 Perry Coons 21 11 25 .306 38 37 36 2 34 11
5 Edward Kagey? -- 4 8 .333 14 14 9 0
6 Tom Kane? -- 7 8 .467 20 14 13 1 Stats for 2 teams
7 Frank Kitson 27 14 17 .452 34 30 29 0 25 12
8 Charlie Knepper 26 1 2 .333 3 2 2 0
9 Robert Packard? -- 1 4 .200 5 5 5 0
10 C. Rodman? -- 1 6 .143 7 7 7 0
11 Henry Sonier? -- 17 12 .586 31 31 29 1 Stats for 2 teams
12 William Thompson? -- 1 7 .125 10 9 8 0
13 Jake Weimer* 23 1 4 .200 5 5 5 0
13 Players 23.7
* - 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
Levi Williams 67 0.00
Dan Dugdale 44 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
William Raffert 25 0.00 Stats for 3 teams
Robert Berryhill 21 0.00
Leo Mesmer 15 0.00
Joseph Lohbeck 11 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Tacks Armstrong 2 0.00
Shepherd 1 0.00
Steiner 1 0.00

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tom Kane 69 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Willis Wilson 40 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Robert Berryhill 28 0.00
Perry Coons 9 0.00
Harry Bussey 5 0.00
James Corbett 5 0.00 Stats for 3 teams
James Baird 4 0.00
Frank Kitson 4 0.00
Shuster 4 0.00
Cavelle 2 0.00
Shepherd 1 0.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Peter Healey 92 0.00
Frank Kitson 1 0.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Berryhill 46 0.00
Leo Mesmer 21 0.00
Bill Bradley 18 0.00
Levi Williams 10 0.00
Ike Samuels 5 0.00
James Baird 2 0.00
Ellis 2 0.00
Perry Coons 1 0.00
Edward Kagey 1 0.00
Simpson 1 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
James Breen 111 0.00
Ike Samuels 12 0.00
Levi Williams 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Louis Lippert 87 0.00
Bob White 84 0.00
Frank Violet 67 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
McCann 54 0.00
Frank Kitson 32 0.00
Topsy Hartsel 20 0.00
Ike Samuels 13 0.00
Tom Kane 12 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Arthur Belden 10 0.00
Leo Mesmer 9 0.00
Perry Coons 6 0.00
Ellis 6 0.00
C. Rodman 6 0.00
Robert Berryhill 4 0.00
Edward Kagey 4 0.00
T. Brockway 3 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Henry Sonier 2 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Gus Bryant 1 0.00
Harry Bussey 1 0.00
Connors 1 0.00
William Thompson 1 0.00
Levi Williams 1 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Perry Coons 38 0.00
Frank Kitson 34 0.00
Henry Sonier 31 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Tom Kane 20 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Edward Kagey 14 0.00
William Thompson 10 0.00
C. Rodman 7 0.00
Frank Alberson 6 0.00
Robert Packard 5 0.00
Jake Weimer 5 0.00
Arthur Belden 4 0.00
Charlie Knepper 3 0.00
Robert Berryhill 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Frank Alberson -- Unknown 1897-08-10 1897-08-25
Tacks Armstrong -- Unknown 1897-09-12 1897-09-12
James Baird -- Unknown 1897-08-20 1897-08-25
Arthur Belden 20 Aug 13, 1876 OH, US 1897-09-05 1897-09-22
Robert Berryhill 29 1868 Lebanon, IN, US 1897-04-29 1897-09-22
Bill Bradley 19 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Feb 13, 1878 Cleveland, OH, US 1897-09-04 1897-09-22
James Breen -- Unknown 1897-04-29 1897-09-22
T. Brockway -- Unknown 1897-09-15 1897-09-16
Gus Bryant -- Unknown 1897-05-07 1897-05-07
Harry Bussey 23 Dec, 1873 Burlington, IA, US 1897-09-17 1897-09-22
Cavelle -- Unknown 1897-07-16 1897-07-18
Connors -- Unknown 1897-08-31 1897-08-31
Perry Coons 21 R R 6' 0.0" 163 1876 New Castle, IN, US 1897-05-16 1897-09-19
James Corbett 30 R R 6' 1.0" Sep 1, 1866 San Francisco, CA, US 1897-09-17 1897-09-17
Dan Dugdale 32 R 5' 8.0" 180 Oct 28, 1864 Peoria, IL, US 1897-06-30 1897-07-08
Ellis -- Unknown 1897-05-04 1897-05-12
Topsy Hartsel 23 L L 5' 5.0" 155 Jun 26, 1874 Polk, OH, US 1897-04-29 1897-05-22
Peter Healey -- Unknown 1897-04-29 1897-09-12
Edward Kagey -- Unknown 1897-06-01 1897-07-27
Tom Kane -- Unknown 1897-04-29 1897-07-28
Frank Kitson 27 L R 5' 11.0" 165 Sep 11, 1869 Watson, MI, US 1897-04-29 1897-08-11
Charlie Knepper 26 R R 6' 4.0" 190 Feb 18, 1871 Anderson, IN, US 1897-05-01 1897-05-08
Louis Lippert 26 5' 8.0" 175 1871 IL, US 1897-05-14 1897-09-09
Joseph Lohbeck 29 Jan 28, 1868 St. Louis, MO, US 1897-06-16 1897-06-18
McCann -- Unknown 1897-04-29 1897-07-08
Leo Mesmer 27 May 4, 1870 Burlington, IA, US 1897-07-27 1897-09-22
Robert Packard -- Unknown 1897-05-05 1897-05-26
William Raffert -- Unknown 1897-07-15 1897-07-28
C. Rodman -- Unknown 1897-08-26 1897-09-22
Ike Samuels 23 R R 5' 7.0" Feb 20, 1874 Quincy, IL, US 1897-07-14 1897-08-17
Shepherd -- Unknown 1897-06-29 1897-06-29
Shuster -- Unknown 1897-09-04 1897-09-09
Simpson -- Unknown 1897-07-13 1897-07-13
Henry Sonier -- Unknown 1897-09-03 1897-09-21
Steiner -- Unknown 1897-08-07 1897-08-07
William Thompson -- Unknown 1897-05-02 1897-09-01
Frank Violet -- Unknown 1897-05-23 1897-09-22
Jake Weimer 23 R L 5' 11.0" 175 Nov 29, 1873 Ottumwa, IA, US 1897-05-31 1897-06-24
Bob White -- Unknown 1897-04-29 1897-09-22
Levi Williams -- Unknown Anderson, IN, US 1897-04-29 1897-09-01
Willis Wilson -- Unknown 1897-09-15 1897-09-16

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