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1897 Philadelphia Athletics

1897 > Class B > 1897 Atlantic League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: Philadelphia Phillies-NL-de facto
Manager: Bill Sharsig
Represented: Philadelphia, PA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1896

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Ed Ames?265718619382201.204.237440
2Larry Battam?2187322447194017.220.273889Stats for 2 teams
3Paddy Boyle?--3012215295305.238.328402Stats for 3 teams
4Willie Brandt?20820430000.150.1503Stats for 3 teams
5Scoops Carey2613155189195401057.354.4902704Stats for 2 teams
6Pete Childs?251324916611020609.224.28914214
7John Coleman*343212812314301.242.320410
8Bert Conn?17729181100.276.37911
9Ira Davis?263010512183212.171.267281
10Alex Ferson3014120000.500.5002
11George Fox?2811945153109253613.242.3501581
12Ned Garvin235619714351102.178.193382Stats for 2 teams
14Mike Grady27415330101.200.3335
15Charlie Hamburg3012651065147234011.288.3491784Stats for 2 teams
16Dick Harley*24238915197004.213.29226
17Fred Jacklitsch21111110001.0002.0002
18Thomas Johnson?24211100001.0001.0001
19Charlie Jordan?2521676130101.194.224151
20John Lever?--28000000.000.0000
21Carl McVey?28134610100174227126.285.3492134
22Augie Moran?281214979011384137.227.2661326Stats for 3 teams
23Billy Osborne?--3312713304521.236.394500
24Jack Rafter22311120000.182.1822
25Fred Schaub?28983744910017537.267.3641363
26Robert Schaub27142558841533712313.274.4002236
27Clinton Seavers?--14010000.250.2501
29Farmer Steelman?224215513343201.219.265412Stats for 2 teams
30Cub Stricker38310220000.200.2002
31George Ulrich?28843425187161013.254.3071056Stats for 3 teams
32Pete Woodruff23414021000.143.2143Stats for 2 teams
32 Players26.7
* - 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
1Ed Ames?261129.2752.984341381356.0442295118111741561.55311.
2George Cain?3049.3083.281513121115.11541144235261111.63912. for 5 teams
3George Cain?3049.3083.281513121115.11541144235261111.63912. for 5 teams
4George Cain?3049.3083.281513121115.11541144235261111.63912. for 5 teams
5Pete Childs25005.4010005.084300001.60014.40.00.0
6John Coleman3403.0005.40332015.019219110402.00011.
7Bert Conn1723.4002.49777065.06850183018711.5089.
8Ira Davis26009.0010002.035210002.00013.
9Alex Ferson30101.0000.0011109.072061001.4447.
11Thomas Johnson?2401.0003.6022005.096241102.60016.
12Charlie Jordan?25106.6251.421716160146.013786234144741.2198.
13Billy Osborne?--615.2863.022221210182.021517261997020111.72510.
14 Players27.0
* - 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


George Fox103
Fred Schaub44
Farmer Steelman30Stats for 2 teams


Scoops Carey128Stats for 2 teams
Charlie Hamburg39Stats for 2 teams
John Coleman22
Ira Davis15
George Fox5
Mike Grady4
James Corbett3Stats for 6 teams
James Corbett3Stats for 6 teams
Ed Ames1
George Cain1Stats for 5 teams
George Cain1Stats for 5 teams
George Cain1Stats for 5 teams


Pete Childs124
George Ulrich10Stats for 3 teams
George Fox8
Ira Davis3
Fred Schaub3
Cub Stricker3
George Cain1Stats for 5 teams
George Cain1Stats for 5 teams
George Cain1Stats for 5 teams


Robert Schaub142
George Cain2Stats for 5 teams
George Cain2Stats for 5 teams
George Cain2Stats for 5 teams
Billy Osborne1


Larry Battam87Stats for 2 teams
Pete Childs6
Ira Davis3
Jack Rafter3
George Fox2
George Cain1Stats for 5 teams
George Cain1Stats for 5 teams
George Cain1Stats for 5 teams
Robert Schaub1



Ned Garvin49Stats for 2 teams
Ed Ames43
Billy Osborne22
Charlie Jordan17
George Cain15Stats for 5 teams
George Cain15Stats for 5 teams
George Cain15Stats for 5 teams
Willie Brandt8Stats for 3 teams
Bert Conn7
Cozy Dolan5Stats for 2 teams
John Coleman3
Thomas Johnson2
Pete Woodruff2Stats for 2 teams
Pete Childs1
Ira Davis1
Alex Ferson1

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Ed Ames26Jun 15, 1871Scranton, PA, US1897-04-281897-09-19
Larry Battam215' 11.0"166May 1, 1876Brooklyn, NY, US1897-04-291897-07-18
Paddy Boyle--UnknownCleveland, OH, US1897-08-201897-08-22
Willie Brandt20Oct 10, 1876Chambersburg, PA, US1897-05-061897-05-26
George Cain305' 8.0"160Aug 23, 1866DE, US1897-04-281897-04-28
George Cain305' 8.0"160Aug 23, 1866DE, US1897-06-231897-06-23
George Cain305' 8.0"160Aug 23, 1866DE, US1897-08-171897-09-19
Scoops Carey26RR5' 11.0"175Dec 4, 1870Pittsburgh, PA, US1897-04-261897-08-01
Pete Childs25R5' 7.0"175Nov 15, 1871Philadelphia, PA, US1897-04-261897-09-19
John Coleman34LR5' 9.0"170Mar 6, 1863Saratoga Springs, NY, US1897-07-171897-09-07
Bert Conn17R6' 0.0"178Sep 22, 1879Philadelphia, PA, US1897-06-251897-07-14
James Corbett30RR6' 1.0"Sep 1, 1866San Francisco, CA, US1897-07-141897-07-14
James Corbett30RR6' 1.0"Sep 1, 1866San Francisco, CA, US1897-08-061897-08-13
Ira Davis26R162Jul 8, 1870Philadelphia, PA, US1897-08-151897-09-19
Cozy Dolan24LL5' 10.0"160Dec 3, 1872Cambridge, MA, US1897-07-161897-07-16
Alex Ferson30RR5' 9.0"165Jul 14, 1866Philadelphia, PA, US1897-07-241897-07-24
George Fox285' 9.0"185Dec 1, 1868Pottstown, PA, US1897-04-261897-09-19
Ned Garvin23RR6' 3.0"160Jan 1, 1874Navasota, TX, US1897-04-261897-08-11
Mike Grady27RR5' 11.0"190Dec 23, 1869Kennett Square, PA, US1897-05-181897-05-22
Charlie Hamburg30R6' 0.0"175Nov 22, 1866Louisville, KY, US1897-04-281897-07-15
Dick Harley24LR5' 10.0"165Sep 25, 1872Philadelphia, PA, US1897-04-301897-05-29
Fred Jacklitsch21RR5' 9.0"180May 24, 1876Brooklyn, NY, US1897-07-111897-07-11
Thomas Johnson241873San Francisco, CA, US1897-06-241897-07-17
Charlie Jordan25Oct 4, 1871Philadelphia, PA, US1897-04-271897-06-23
John Lever--Unknown1897-04-261897-04-27
Carl McVey285' 9.0"155Dec 6, 1868McConnelsville, OH, US1897-04-261897-09-19
Augie Moran285' 5.0"145Dec 22, 1868New York, NY, US1897-04-261897-07-26
Billy Osborne--Unknown1897-07-221897-09-19
Jack Rafter22RR5' 8.0"165Feb 20, 1875Troy, NY, US1897-04-261897-04-28
Fred Schaub285' 10.0"1731869Indianapolis, IN, US1897-04-271897-09-19
Robert Schaub27RR5' 7.0"168Oct, 1869Indianapolis, IN, US1897-04-271897-09-19
Clinton Seavers--UnknownPottstown, PA, US1897-07-181897-07-18
Farmer Steelman22R5' 11.0"Jun 29, 1875Millville, NJ, US1897-08-021897-08-14
Cub Stricker38RR5' 3.0"138Jun 8, 1859Philadelphia, PA, US1897-07-221897-07-25
George Ulrich28Jun 5, 1869Philadelphia, PA, US1897-07-241897-09-19
Pete Woodruff23RR5' 10.0"Apr 2, 1874Baltimore, MD, US1897-08-311897-08-31

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