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1898 Kansas City Blues

1898 > Class A > 1898 Western League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Jim Manning
Represented: Kansas City, MO
Ballpark: Exposition Park (Kansas City, MO), Exposition Park (Kansas City, MO) and Exposition Park (Kansas City, MO)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1897 / 1899

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 Armstrong? -- 3 8 1 1 1 0 0 0 .125 .250 2 0
2 Bill Carney# 24 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0 0
3 Frank Connaughton 29 106 434 83 120 11 6 1 20 .276 .336 146 15
4 Rip Egan? 24 31 94 11 15 2 0 0 0 .160 .181 17 3
5 Charlie Frisbee# 24 138 549 104 173 14 10 1 28 .315 .383 210 32
6 Dale Gear 26 53 173 25 40 7 4 2 1 .231 .353 61 2
7 Gus Klopf? 29 10 34 8 10 2 0 1 1 .294 .441 15 1
8 Mattie McVicker? -- 134 504 84 128 17 7 2 15 .254 .327 165 4
9 Herman Meek* 20 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0 0
10 Elmer Meredith? 23 30 93 22 27 4 1 0 0 .290 .355 33 0
11 Parson Nicholson 35 13 50 6 12 2 0 0 0 .240 .280 14 1
12 Hal O'Hagan? 28 126 488 84 137 17 4 1 23 .281 .338 165 14
13 Al Pardee? -- 45 126 20 24 4 3 0 2 .190 .270 34 3
14 Jimmy Slagle* 24 133 545 137 206 22 17 2 41 .378 .492 268 6
15 Mike Sullivan* 31 13 45 5 11 0 1 1 0 .244 .356 16 0
16 Rony Viox? 28 138 487 69 112 15 7 1 25 .230 .296 144 12
17 Jimmy Williams 21 139 536 113 184 35 11 8 22 .343 .494 265 14
18 Parke Wilson 30 126 468 76 136 14 2 1 23 .291 .335 157 12
18 Players 26.1
* - 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 Bill Carney 24 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 2 3 2 1 0 0 4.000 18.0 18.0 9.0 0.50
2 Rip Egan 24 16 12 .571 31 27 25 5 236.0 232 124 61 55 12 3 1.242 8.8 2.3 2.1 0.90
3 Danny Friend* 25 2 1 .667 5 4 3 0 38.0 41 37 22 16 2 2 1.658 9.7 5.2 3.8 0.73
4 Dale Gear 26 25 14 .641 41 38 36 2 335.0 300 148 78 84 15 4 1.128 8.1 2.1 2.3 1.08
5 Elmer Meredith* 23 14 7 .667 30 26 19 1 224.0 202 103 61 54 4 1 1.174 8.1 2.5 2.2 0.89
6 Al Pardee? -- 25 15 .625 44 39 34 2 348.0 313 168 114 101 17 4 1.227 8.1 2.9 2.6 0.89
7 Mike Sullivan 31 4 3 .571 7 6 6 0 55.0 57 35 21 13 3 1 1.418 9.3 3.4 2.1 0.62
7 Players 24.9
* - 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

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Parke Wilson 121
Homer Hausen 93 Stats for 3 teams
Armstrong 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hal O'Hagan 111
Mattie McVicker 20
Mike Sullivan 4
Parke Wilson 4
Dale Gear 1
Homer Hausen 3 Stats for 3 teams
Herman Meek 1

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rony Viox 119
Parson Nicholson 13
Hal O'Hagan 8
Dale Gear 2

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jimmy Williams 126
Rony Viox 13
Dale Gear 1

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Connaughton 106
Jimmy Williams 13
Gus Klopf 10
Rony Viox 8
Hal O'Hagan 4
Parke Wilson 1

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Charlie Frisbee 138
Count Campau 134 Stats for 3 teams
Jimmy Slagle 133
Mattie McVicker 115
Dale Gear 8
Hal O'Hagan 3
Armstrong 2
Elmer Meredith 2
Rip Egan 1
Homer Hausen 3 Stats for 3 teams
Al Pardee 1

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al Pardee 44
Dale Gear 41
Rip Egan 31
Elmer Meredith 30
Danny Friend 24 Stats for 2 teams
Mike Sullivan 7
Bill Carney 6 Stats for 3 teams

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Armstrong -- Unknown 1898-06-09 1898-06-23
Count Campau 34 L R 5' 11.0" 160 Oct 17, 1863 Detroit, MI, US 1898-08-26 1898-09-20
Bill Carney 24 S R 5' 10.0" Mar 25, 1874 St. Paul, MN, US 1898-09-14 1898-09-14
Frank Connaughton 29 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Jan 1, 1869 Clinton, MA, US 1898-05-06 1898-09-08
Rip Egan 24 R 180 Jul 10, 1873 St. Louis, MO, US 1898-04-27 1898-09-14
Danny Friend 25 L L 5' 9.0" 175 Apr 18, 1873 Cincinnati, OH, US 1898-08-30 1898-09-14
Charlie Frisbee 24 S R 5' 9.0" 175 Feb 2, 1874 Dows, IA, US 1898-04-23 1898-09-20
Dale Gear 26 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Feb 2, 1872 Lone Elm, KS, US 1898-04-24 1898-09-20
Homer Hausen 29 1869 1898-04-23 1898-05-30
Gus Klopf 29 R 5' 8.0" 165 1869 Milwaukee, WI, US 1898-09-13 1898-09-20
Mattie McVicker -- Unknown 1898-04-23 1898-09-20
Herman Meek 20 L R Dec 12, 1877 Chillicothe, MO, US 1898-05-01 1898-05-02
Elmer Meredith 23 L Dec 24, 1874 Granby, MO, US 1898-04-24 1898-09-19
Parson Nicholson 35 R 5' 9.0" 148 Apr 14, 1863 Blaine, OH, US 1898-04-23 1898-05-06
Hal O'Hagan 28 R 6' 0.0" 173 Sep 30, 1869 Washington, DC, US 1898-04-23 1898-09-14
Al Pardee -- Unknown 1898-04-23 1898-09-19
Jimmy Slagle 24 L R 5' 7.0" 144 Jul 11, 1873 Worthville, PA, US 1898-04-23 1898-09-20
Mike Sullivan 31 L R 6' 1.0" 210 Oct 23, 1866 Boston, MA, US 1898-05-18 1898-06-22
Rony Viox 28 Jun 15, 1870 Hamilton County, OH, US 1898-04-23 1898-09-20
Jimmy Williams 21 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Dec 20, 1876 St. Louis, MO, US 1898-04-23 1898-09-20
Parke Wilson 30 R R 5' 11.0" 166 Oct 26, 1867 Keithsburg, IL, US 1898-05-02 1898-09-20

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