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1896 Grand Rapids Rippers/Gold Bugs

1896 > Class A > 1896 Western League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Jack Carney
Represented: Grand Rapids, MI
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1895 / 1897

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Buttons Briggs20RR6' 1.0"180Jul 8, 1875Poughkeepsie, NY, US
Charlie Brown24L6' 0.0"180Aug 17, 1871Bluffton, IN, US
James Brown--UnknownBuena Vista, PA, US
Oyster Burns31RR5' 8.0"183Sep 6, 1864Philadelphia, PA, US
Lew Camp28LR6' 0.0"175Feb 23, 1868Columbus, OH, US
Jack Carney29RR5' 10.0"175Nov 10, 1866Salem, MA, US1896-04-221896-09-20
W. Carson--Unknown
Ira Davis25R162Jul 8, 1870Philadelphia, PA, US
Edward Eiteljorg--Unknown
Ned Garvin22RR6' 3.0"160Jan 1, 1874Navasota, TX, US
Frank Genins29RNov 2, 1866St. Louis, MO, US
Tom Gettinger27LL5' 10.0"180Dec 11, 1868Frederick, MD, US
Bob Gilks31RR5' 8.0"178Jul 2, 1864Cincinnati, OH, US
Jim Gilman26RJun 14, 1870Cleveland, OH, US
Jot Goar26RR5' 9.0"160Jan 31, 1870New Lisbon, IN, US
Bill Hassamaer316' 0.0"180Jul 26, 1864St. Louis, MO, US
Jake Hewitt26LL5' 7.0"150Jun 6, 1870Maidsville, WV, US
Ernest Hodge27Jan, 1869GB
Tom Letcher28L6' 0.0"Jan, 1868Bryan, OH, US
Edward Lloyd--Unknown
Dennis Lowney23Jan 24, 1873
Fred Luther--Unknown
Algie McBride27LL5' 9.0"152May 23, 1869Washington, DC, US
Monte McFarland23RR5' 10.0"175Nov 7, 1872White Hall, IL, US
Ambrose McGann285' 7.0"170May, 1868Baltimore, MD, US
Sam Mills33RDec 5, 1862Muskingum County, OH, US
Kid Mohler25LL5' 4.0"145Dec 13, 1870Oneida, IL, US
Bill Niles29160Jan 11, 1867Covington, KY, US
Effie Norton22RR5' 10.0"170Aug 17, 1873Conneaut, OH, US
Doc Parker24RR6' 2.0"200Jun 14, 1872Theresa, NY, US
Jiggs Parrott245' 11.0"160Jul 14, 1871Portland, OR, US
Frank Pears29R5' 9.0"145Aug 30, 1866Louisville, KY, US
William Setley36SR6' 0.0"190Aug 28, 1859Camden, NJ, US
John Slagle--LR5' 10.0"175UnknownLawrence, IN, US
Bill Smink281868Pittsburgh, PA, US
Walter Thornton21LL6' 1.0"180Feb 18, 1875Peoria, IL, US
Charles Weaver--Unknown
Bobby Wheelock31RR5' 8.0"160Aug 6, 1864Charlestown, MA, US
Leon Wolters--Unknown
Rasty Wright33L6' 1.0"185Jan 31, 1863Birmingham, MI, US

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