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1896 Birmingham Bluebirds

1896 > Class B > 1896 Southern Association
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Billy Rourke, Con Strothers and Will Fuller
Represented: Birmingham, AL
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a

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 Sid Adams? -- 22 59 12 16 3 1 0 1 .271 .356 21
2 Charles Beecher? -- 41 158 19 35 2 1 0 7 .222 .247 39 Stats for 3 teams
3 E.N. Caplinger? -- 3 10 1 3 1 1 1 0 .300 .900 9
4 James Chaffin? -- 3 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
5 Frank Fletcher? -- 2 10 1 6 0 0 0 0 .600 .600 6
6 Hon Fricken? 31 32 110 12 23 8 2 0 5 .209 .318 35
7 Will Fuller? -- 48 199 37 61 12 6 0 6 .307 .427 85
8 Roger Gorton? 22 68 254 47 56 7 4 0 30 .220 .280 71
9 Cornelius Holohan? -- 10 36 4 10 3 0 0 1 .278 .361 13
10 Claude Jones? -- 5 16 2 4 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 4
11 Joseph Katz? -- 66 276 46 99 27 10 1 11 .359 .540 149
12 Jim Leighton? -- 11 35 6 8 1 0 0 1 .229 .257 9 Stats for 2 teams
13 Marion? -- 8 30 0 1 0 0 0 0 .033 .033 1
14 Martin McDonald? -- 15 40 7 6 0 0 0 1 .150 .150 6
15 McKenzie? -- 26 100 16 28 7 0 0 10 .280 .350 35
16 Joseph Rappold? -- 44 160 24 38 1 0 1 6 .238 .263 42
17 Billy Rourke? 31 4 13 1 2 0 0 0 0 .154 .154 2
18 Mike Ryan? -- 69 282 36 96 16 5 0 10 .340 .433 122
19 Shelton? -- 4 17 2 3 0 0 0 0 .176 .176 3 Stats for 2 teams
20 Tully Sparks 21 40 140 26 29 6 2 0 2 .207 .279 39 Stats for 2 teams
21 Gus Sutherland? -- 8 21 1 11 2 0 0 0 .524 .619 13
22 Pussy Tebeau? 26 3 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
23 Hugh Trainor? -- 36 149 36 41 8 2 0 6 .275 .356 53 Stats for 2 teams
24 John Walsh? -- 37 157 35 48 9 4 4 15 .306 .490 77
24 Players 23.9
* - 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 Sid Adams? -- 3 3 .500 2.61 11 4 4 1 69.0 75 48 20 29 31 6 3 1.507 9.8 3.8 4.0 1.07
2 E.N. Caplinger? -- 0 1 .000 11.00 1 1 1 0 9.0 28 18 11 5 0 0 0 3.667 28.0 5.0 0.0 0.00
3 James Chaffin? -- 0 2 .000 4.32 3 3 2 0 25.0 36 26 12 6 2 2 2 1.680 13.0 2.2 0.7 0.33
4 Hon Fricken 31 8 15 .348 2.66 25 23 23 1 202.2 221 139 60 61 81 9 5 1.391 9.8 2.7 3.6 1.33
5 Martin McDonald* -- 5 9 .357 3.53 15 14 12 0 107.0 150 96 42 35 28 8 5 1.729 12.6 2.9 2.4 0.80
6 Tully Sparks 21 10 11 .476 22 22 21 0
6 Players 26.2
* - 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
Joseph Rappold 44
Marion 8
Will Fuller 7
Claude Jones 5
Gus Sutherland 5
Frank Fletcher 2

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Ryan 68
Sid Adams 2

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hugh Trainor 36 Stats for 2 teams
McKenzie 24
Pussy Tebeau 3
Sid Adams 1
Roger Gorton 1

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Godar 42 Stats for 3 teams
Will Fuller 3
Roger Gorton 2
Billy Rourke 2
Hon Fricken 1

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Will Fuller 21
Cornelius Holohan 10
Joseph Katz 1

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Roger Gorton 66
Joseph Katz 66
John Walsh 37
Will Fuller 17
Hon Fricken 10
Sid Adams 8
Tully Sparks 7 Stats for 2 teams
Shelton 3 Stats for 2 teams
Gus Sutherland 3
E.N. Caplinger 2
McKenzie 2
Billy Rourke 2
Martin McDonald 1

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tully Sparks 34 Stats for 2 teams
Hon Fricken 25
Martin McDonald 15
Sid Adams 11
James Chaffin 3
E.N. Caplinger 1

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Sid Adams -- Unknown 1896-04-25 1896-06-30
Charles Beecher -- Unknown 1896-05-16 1896-07-04
E.N. Caplinger -- Unknown 1896-04-17 1896-04-20
James Chaffin -- Unknown 1896-04-18 1896-04-27
Frank Fletcher -- Unknown 1896-06-13 1896-06-29
Hon Fricken 31 R 1865 Brooklyn, NY, US 1896-04-16 1896-07-04
Will Fuller -- Unknown 1896-04-22 1896-07-04
John Godar 31 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Oct 25, 1864 Cincinnati, OH, US 1896-04-25 1896-07-04
Roger Gorton 22 Aug 18, 1873 Caton, NY, US 1896-04-16 1896-07-04
Cornelius Holohan -- Unknown 1896-04-16 1896-05-08
Claude Jones -- Unknown 1896-06-30 1896-07-04
Joseph Katz -- Unknown 1896-04-16 1896-07-04
Jim Leighton -- Unknown 1896-04-21 1896-04-29
Marion -- Unknown 1896-06-15 1896-06-28
Martin McDonald -- L Unknown Chattanooga, TN, US 1896-04-25 1896-07-04
McKenzie -- Unknown 1896-04-30 1896-05-30
Joseph Rappold -- Unknown 1896-04-16 1896-06-12
Billy Rourke 31 Aug 7, 1864 Columbus, OH, US 1896-04-16 1896-06-10
Mike Ryan -- Unknown 1896-04-16 1896-07-04
Shelton -- Unknown 1896-06-16 1896-06-17
Tully Sparks 21 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Dec 12, 1874 Etna, GA, US 1896-04-21 1896-07-04
Gus Sutherland -- Unknown 1896-06-21 1896-07-04
Pussy Tebeau 26 5' 10.0" 175 Feb 22, 1870 Worcester, MA, US 1896-04-16 1896-04-20
Hugh Trainor -- Unknown 1896-05-29 1896-07-04
John Walsh -- Unknown 1896-04-16 1896-05-28

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