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1896 Mobile Blackbirds

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

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Charlie Cushman
Represented: Mobile, AL
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1895

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Frank Bates?1915414112101.268.36615Stats for 2 teams
2G. Brookfield?--713351000.385.4626
3Oliver Buschman?--59234345540010.235.25259
4Edward Casey?--67284368710108.306.34999Stats for 2 teams
5Lefty Davis*2143191375975316.309.44585
6John Dobbs*21803486490109112.259.348121
7Ike Fisher25954208413417151025.319.502211
8Al Gifford?--8736666100103050.273.317116Stats for 3 teams
9Noodles Hahn*171751580102.157.19610
10Paul Hines412912317376112.301.39048
11Samuel King?--217613204004.263.31624Stats for 3 teams
12A. Kirton?--165210111107.212.26914
13Edward Lauzon2236230000.500.5003
14Robert Linderman?--1547591002.191.21310
15Joseph Lohbeck?285020019556000.275.30561
17George Paynter2486360479015135.250.322116
18Skel Roach2416575171001.298.31618
19Henry Schmidt235620830601607.288.35173
20Tully Sparks214014026296202.207.27939Stats for 2 teams
21H. Stewart?--21799234111.291.40532
22Bill Whitrock?263210814303111.278.35238
23Lee Williamson?--3311012214103.191.24527Stats for 2 teams
24Doc Wiseman?1997416831201113213.288.392163
25S. Wright?--4817026452404.265.32455Stats for 2 teams
25 Players23.5
* - 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
1G. Brookfield?--05.0002.89743037.1544912158531.84813.
2Lefty Davis*2113.2501.75544036.0493571411601.75012.
3Noodles Hahn*1774.6361.441513113112.29744182374631.0657.
4Robert Linderman?--15.1672.68776057.07251172816131.75411.
5Skel Roach2467.4621.131413130119.013565152344001.32810.
6Henry Schmidt231218.4001.933530260275.1336218591311161291.69611.
7Bill Whitrock2657.4173.631715110119.01681084828281501.64712.
7 Players22.6
* - 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


Joseph Lohbeck50
Ike Fisher39
S. Wright24Stats for 2 teams
Edward Lauzon3


Edward Casey31Stats for 2 teams
Paul Hines29
H. Stewart21
Henry Schmidt8
Pat Dillard1Stats for 3 teams
Pat Dillard1Stats for 3 teams
Robert Linderman1


George Paynter86
John Dobbs6
Henry Schmidt4
Ike Fisher2


John Godar42Stats for 3 teams
John Godar42Stats for 3 teams
Oliver Buschman37
Pat Dillard13Stats for 3 teams
Pat Dillard13Stats for 3 teams
Ike Fisher9
Robert Linderman3


Ike Fisher64
Oliver Buschman26
Al Gifford25Stats for 3 teams
John Dobbs15
Lefty Davis1
Henry Schmidt1
Bill Whitrock1


Doc Wiseman97
John Dobbs73
Al Gifford51Stats for 3 teams
Lefty Davis39
Edward Casey31Stats for 2 teams
Bill Whitrock15
A. Kirton14
Lee Williamson14Stats for 2 teams
Henry Schmidt12
Frank Bates7Stats for 2 teams
Tully Sparks7Stats for 2 teams
Robert Linderman6
Pat Dillard4Stats for 3 teams
Pat Dillard4Stats for 3 teams
Skel Roach2
Noodles Hahn1


Henry Schmidt35
Tully Sparks34Stats for 2 teams
Lee Williamson20Stats for 2 teams
Bill Whitrock17
Noodles Hahn15
Skel Roach14
Frank Bates8Stats for 2 teams
G. Brookfield7
Robert Linderman7
Lefty Davis5

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Frank Bates19R5' 10.0"156Sep 28, 1876Cleveland, TN, US1896-07-151896-08-01
G. Brookfield--Unknown1896-04-191896-06-08
Oliver Buschman--Unknown1896-04-161896-07-08
Edward Casey--Unknown1896-05-071896-06-22
Lefty Davis21LL5' 10.0"170Feb 4, 1875Nashville, TN, US1896-06-211896-08-16
Pat Dillard23LR6' 0.0"180Jun 12, 1873Chattanooga, TN, US1896-06-201896-07-04
Pat Dillard23LR6' 0.0"180Jun 12, 1873Chattanooga, TN, US1896-07-08
John Dobbs21LR5' 9.0"170Jun 3, 1875Chattanooga, TN, US1896-05-011896-08-16
Ike Fisher25RR5' 9.0"171Jun 28, 1871Nashville, TN, US1896-04-161896-08-16
Al Gifford--Unknown1896-04-161896-06-04
John Godar31RR5' 9.0"170Oct 25, 1864Cincinnati, OH, US1896-04-161896-04-23
John Godar31RR5' 9.0"170Oct 25, 1864Cincinnati, OH, US1896-07-081896-08-16
Noodles Hahn17LL5' 9.0"160Apr 29, 1879Nashville, TN, US1896-04-251896-06-24
Paul Hines41RR5' 9.0"173Mar 1, 1855VA, US1896-06-121896-07-20
Samuel King--Unknown1896-05-261896-06-10
A. Kirton--Unknown1896-04-161896-05-06
Edward Lauzon22RR6' 1.0"192Jan 4, 1874Mobile, AL, US1896-05-161896-05-18
Robert Linderman--Unknown1896-04-161896-05-23
Joseph Lohbeck28Jan 28, 1868St. Louis, MO, US1896-04-281896-08-16
George Paynter24RR5' 9.0"125Jul 6, 1871Cincinnati, OH, US1896-04-161896-08-05
Skel Roach24RR6' 2.0"Oct 20, 1871Danzig, DE1896-07-081896-08-16
Henry Schmidt23RR5' 11.0"170Jun 26, 1873Brownsville, TX, US1896-04-161896-08-16
Tully Sparks21RR5' 10.0"160Dec 12, 1874Etna, GA, US1896-07-081896-08-16
H. Stewart--Unknown1896-04-181896-05-11
Bill Whitrock26R5' 7.0"170Mar 4, 1870Cincinnati, OH, US1896-04-191896-06-21
Lee Williamson--Unknown1896-06-271896-07-04
Doc Wiseman19May 15, 1877OH, US1896-04-161896-08-16
S. Wright--Unknown1896-04-211896-05-02

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