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1896 New Orleans Pelicans

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

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Abner Powell
Represented: New Orleans, LA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1895

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Charles Beecher?--4115819352107.222.24739Stats for 3 teams
2Bill Bowman?2910342166120192340.285.361152
3Charles Carl?--3210510264002.248.28630
4Joe Dowie?3010240057120160035.300.340136
5Vianello Drinkwater?--1643790000.209.2099Stats for 3 teams
7Johnny Gonding?231034005792200025.230.280112
8Joseph Hennessey?--26110000.167.1671
9C. Hodge?--23100000.000.0000
10John Houseman?2610242987128221050.298.354152
11Jack Huston?--9640487140276436.347.473191
12Samuel King?--217613204004.263.31624Stats for 3 teams
13Dick Knox?2910241882125268446.299.428179
14Gus McGinnis?25269213234101.250.31529
15Dick Phelan4162241267165013.295.36187Stats for 2 teams
16Louis Piper?--311130000.273.2733
17Abner Powell*3510241597132181060.318.366152
18Doc Sechrist20217710176010.221.33826Stats for 2 teams
19Lee Smith?--4213824353006.254.27538
20Joseph Walsh?--510330000.300.3003
21William York?--742965986142042.291.351104
21 Players29.4
* - 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
1Charles Carl?--176.7391.762622202200.019810839641048141.3108.
2Joe Dowie?30000.0011108.011020000.3751.
3Joseph Hennessey?--11.5000.53222017.01381105021.3536.
4C. Hodge?--006.7520004.086332122.75018.
5John Houseman?26000.0010004.053000001.25011.20.00.0
6Jack Huston?--401.0001.91743047.04826101313511.2989.
7Dick Knox29002.2510004.075103001.75015.80.06.8
8Gus McGinnis*25167.6961.762624230220.1238106434083111.2629.
9Abner Powell3511.5000.00221114.085062001.0005.
10Lee Smith?--2210.6881.753634317293.030815057711281051.2949.
11Joseph Walsh?--007.20310010.02823875113.50025.
11 Players25.9
* - 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


Johnny Gonding102


Bill Bowman102
Gus McGinnis1


Dick Knox100
Dick Phelan40Stats for 2 teams
John Houseman3


Joe Dowie100
John Houseman1
Louis Piper1


Jack Huston70
John Houseman32
Abner Powell2
Dick Knox1



Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Charles Beecher--Unknown1896-08-161896-08-16
Bill Bowman295' 11.0"180Jan 23, 1867Chicago, IL, US1896-04-161896-08-16
Charles Carl--Unknown1896-05-071896-08-08
Joe Dowie305' 8.0"150Jul 15, 1865New Orleans, LA, US1896-04-161896-08-16
Vianello Drinkwater--Unknown1896-07-111896-08-11
Johnny Gonding231873KY, US1896-04-161896-08-16
Joseph Hennessey--Unknown1896-06-171896-06-21
C. Hodge--Unknown1896-04-211896-04-27
John Houseman265' 10.0"160Jan 10, 1870NL1896-04-161896-08-16
Jack Huston--Unknown1896-04-161896-08-10
Samuel King--Unknown1896-06-191896-06-21
Dick Knox29R5' 11.0"190Aug, 1866MD, US1896-04-161896-08-16
Gus McGinnis25L5' 11.0"168Aug, 1870Barnesville, OH, US1896-04-161896-07-18
Dick Phelan41RDec 10, 1854Towanda, PA, US1896-07-201896-08-16
Louis Piper--UnknownNew Orleans, LA, US1896-07-291896-08-13
Abner Powell35LR5' 7.0"160Dec 15, 1860Shenandoah, PA, US1896-04-161896-08-16
Doc Sechrist20RR5' 9.0"160Feb 10, 1876Williamstown, KY, US1896-04-161896-05-19
Lee Smith--Unknown1896-08-081896-08-08
Joseph Walsh--Unknown1896-04-181896-04-30
William York--Unknown1896-04-161896-07-08

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