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1897 St. Paul Saints

1897 > Class A > 1897 Western League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Charlie Comiskey
Represented: St. Paul, MN
Ballpark: Lexington Park (i) (St. Paul, MN), Lexington Park (i) (St. Paul, MN) and Lexington Park (i) (St. Paul, MN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1896 / 1898

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1John Barnett?--278211232100.280.32927Stats for 3 teams
2Bob Brush?2211000000.000.0000
3Lem Cross?254414015261016.186.214308Stats for 2 teams
4Roger Denzer*25216713203100.299.37325
5Hon Fricken?32369412172103.181.223212
6Bill George3213961514220833111049.338.47629311
7Sam Gillen?2941151404451412.291.417631
8Jack Glasscock39132563137195307356.346.44024810
9Bob Glenalvin#301114231011442814325.340.49420914Stats for 2 teams
10Wallace Hollingsworth?--953666593172233.254.32812014
11Frank Isbell*2150191446864313.356.476914
13Julius Knoll*211250891000.180.20010Stats for 2 teams
15Algie McBride*2813352817020122111244.381.5322812
16Willie McGill?2317458110100.244.289130
17Tony Mullane#3853157314132010.261.306485
18Sam Nicholl2812751999170298120.328.42021813Stats for 2 teams
19Parson Nicholson34111478961402410131.293.39118718Stats for 4 teams
20Charlie Nyce?261114321131441615520.333.4752056
21Tim O'Rourke*33994008098104237.245.30512210Stats for 2 teams
23Tom Parrott2912852892152218421.288.38120114Stats for 2 teams
24Bill Phyle?223511723263307.222.29935
25Walt Preston*2949179484853212.268.36365
26Frank Shugart*30883708211621101031.314.5051876
27Harry Spies3111252170130116323.250.3111627
27 Players30.3
* - 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
1John Barnett?--23.4001.42864157.0573892214421.3869.
2Bob Brush?2201.0000.001103.046082014.00012.
3Lem Cross25901.0001.5310109188.08541151719221.1598.
4Roger Denzer25117.6111.62201815160.215895295355741.3138.
5Hon Fricken321611.5932.47352623236.22681836581661571.47510.
6Frank Isbell2162.7502.561210791.19870264328241.5449.
7Willie McGill*2367.4622.87171412119.1139101386460841.70110.
8Tony Mullane?381511.5771.962925202215.12491644772581161.49110.
9Bill Phyle22189.6672.043025252242.22591725586741881.4229.
9 Players27.9
* - 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


Harry Spies112


Jack Glasscock127


Parson Nicholson111Stats for 4 teams
Wallace Hollingsworth59
Bob Glenalvin29Stats for 2 teams
Charlie Nyce27


Tim O'Rourke99Stats for 2 teams
Charlie Nyce84
Wallace Hollingsworth14
Sam Gillen13
Walt Preston13


Frank Shugart88
Sam Gillen27
Wallace Hollingsworth20


Bill George139
Algie McBride133
Sam Nicholl127Stats for 2 teams
Walt Preston33


Lem Cross37Stats for 2 teams
Hon Fricken35
Bill Phyle30
Tony Mullane29
John Barnett27Stats for 3 teams
Roger Denzer20
Willie McGill17
Frank Isbell12
Bob Brush1

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
John Barnett--UnknownElmira, NY, US
Bob Brush225' 10.0"Mar 8, 1875Osage, IA, US
Lem Cross25R5' 9.0"155Jan 9, 1872Sanbornton, NH, US
Roger Denzer25LR6' 0.0"180Oct 5, 1871Le Sueur, MN, US
Hon Fricken32R1865Brooklyn, NY, US
Bill George32RL5' 8.0"165Jan 27, 1865Bellaire, OH, US
Sam Gillen295' 8.0"Nov 14, 1867Pittsburgh, PA, US
Jack Glasscock39RR5' 8.0"160Jul 22, 1857Wheeling, WV, US
Bob Glenalvin30SR5' 9.0"160Jan 17, 1867Indianapolis, IN, US
Wallace Hollingsworth--Unknown
Frank Isbell21LR5' 11.0"190Aug 21, 1875Delevan, NY, US
Julius Knoll21LSep 10, 1875Evansville, IN, US
Algie McBride28LL5' 9.0"152May 23, 1869Washington, DC, US
Willie McGill23L5' 6.0"170Nov 10, 1873Atlanta, GA, US
Tony Mullane38S5' 10.0"165Jan 30, 1859Cork, IE
Sam Nicholl28RR5' 10.0"178Apr 20, 1869Antrim, IE
Parson Nicholson34R5' 9.0"148Apr 14, 1863Blaine, OH, US
Charlie Nyce265' 8.0"160Jul 1, 1870Philadelphia, PA, US
Tim O'Rourke33LR5' 10.0"170May 18, 1864Chicago, IL, US
Tom Parrott29RR5' 10.0"170Apr 10, 1868Portland, OR, US
Bill Phyle22RJun 25, 1875Duluth, MN, US
Walt Preston29LR6' 0.0"175Apr 6, 1868Richmond, VA, US
Frank Shugart30LR5' 8.0"170Dec 10, 1866Luthersburg, PA, US
Harry Spies31RR5' 11.0"170Jun 12, 1866New Orleans, LA, US

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