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1899 Springfield Ponies

1899 > Class A > 1899 Eastern League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Tom Brown
Represented: Springfield, MA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1898 / 1900

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Jim Adams?3111000000.000.00000
2Kirtley Baker30216211132000.210.242152
3Dan Brouthers*414517027404222.235.318543Stats for 2 teams
4Tom Brown*381084026590153122.224.28411412
5Thomas Campbell?23112458751392391112.303.46521314
6Doc Curley25773135498125022.313.38312015
7Cozy Dolan*2611344780132216421.295.39617722
8Cy Ferry2038320000.250.25021
10Harry Gleason24268714204004.230.276246
11Joe Gunson36299412260004.277.277263
12George Hemming309538469122201014.318.4301656
13Mike McDermott?363110610264106.245.302321Stats for 2 teams
14Zeke Moore?--14429152002.357.405170
15Connie Murphy*285233000.130.1303
16Bert Myers2510939557109216021.276.35914220
17John Pappalau244012713267003.205.260335
18Ed Phelps20862984574104013.248.309926
19Togie Pittinger*2718594102007.169.203120
20Frank Shannon?2511343482120122026.276.31313611
21Bill Stuart?2569251394810719.191.2997513Stats for 2 teams
22 Players27.5
* - 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
1Kirtley Baker30813.3812121210179.02161304645901.46410.
2Cozy Dolan*26101.000211016.02521520311.87514.
3Cy Ferry2011.500322019.0272210101101.94712.
5George Hemming3053.625988078.0834225163111.3859.
6Mike McDermott361014.4172626231209.02361657989981.50710.
7John Pappalau241921.4754037340333.03672251078023131.4239.
8Togie Pittinger2795.6431816153142.01275844712131.2048.
9 Players28.6
* - 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


Ed Phelps86
Joe Gunson21
Zeke Moore6
Connie Murphy5
Jim Adams1


George Hemming74
Dan Brouthers45Stats for 2 teams
Cozy Dolan2


Doc Curley74
Bill Stuart68Stats for 2 teams
Harry Gleason26
Zeke Moore4
Joe Gunson2
George Hemming1


Bert Myers109
Doc Curley4


Frank Shannon113


Thomas Campbell82
Cozy Dolan31


Tom Brown108
George Hemming8
Cozy Dolan1
Joe Gunson1



Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Jim Adams31R5' 6.0"1481868East St. Louis, IL, US1899-05-011899-05-01
Kirtley Baker30RR5' 9.0"160Jun 24, 1869Aurora, IN, US1899-07-061899-09-09
Dan Brouthers41LL6' 2.0"207May 8, 1858Sylvan Lake, NY, US1899-04-281899-06-19
Tom Brown38LR5' 10.0"168Sep 21, 1860Liverpool, Merseyside, GB1899-04-291899-09-09
Thomas Campbell23Jul 27, 1875Indianapolis, IN, US1899-04-291899-09-09
Doc Curley25RRMar 12, 1874Upton, MA, US1899-06-191899-09-09
Cozy Dolan26LL5' 10.0"160Dec 3, 1872Cambridge, MA, US1899-04-291899-09-09
Cy Ferry20RR6' 1.0"170Sep 27, 1878Hudson, NY, US1899-05-011899-05-09
Harry Gleason24RR5' 6.0"160Mar 28, 1875Camden, NJ, US1899-05-101899-06-14
Joe Gunson36RR5' 6.0"160Mar 23, 1863Philadelphia, PA, US1899-07-221899-09-09
George Hemming30RR5' 11.0"170Dec 15, 1868Carrollton, OH, US1899-04-291899-09-09
Mike McDermott36R5' 8.0"145Sep 7, 1862St. Louis, MO, US1899-05-301899-09-09
Zeke Moore--UnknownCamden, NJ, US1899-05-311899-07-03
Connie Murphy28LR5' 8.0"155Nov 1, 1870Northfield, MA, US1899-07-051899-07-08
Bert Myers25RR5' 10.0"Apr 8, 1874Frederick, MD, US1899-04-291899-09-09
John Pappalau24RR6' 0.0"175Apr 3, 1875Albany, NY, US1899-05-011899-09-09
Ed Phelps20RR5' 11.0"185Mar 3, 1879Albany, NY, US1899-04-291899-09-08
Togie Pittinger27LR6' 2.0"175Jan 12, 1872Greencastle, PA, US1899-04-291899-07-07
Frank Shannon255' 3.0"155Dec 3, 1873San Francisco, CA, US1899-04-291899-09-09
Bill Stuart255' 11.0"170Aug 28, 1873Boalsburg, PA, US1899-04-291899-05-20

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