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1898 Brooklyn Bridegrooms

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1897 / 1899

54-91, Finished 10th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Billy Barnie (15-20), Mike Griffin (1-3) and Charlie Ebbets (38-68)
Scored 638 runs, Allowed 811 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 57-88

Ballparks: Washington Park III & West New York Field Club Grounds · Attendance: 122,514 (9th of 12)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 100, Pitching - 100 · one-year: Batting - 95, Pitching - 96


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1897 / 1899 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Game Results

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Team Batting

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Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 C Jack Ryan 29 87 321 301 39 57 11 4 0 24 5 15 12 .189 .233 .252 .485 39 76 2 3
2 1B Candy LaChance# 28 136 576 526 62 130 23 7 5 65 23 31 60 .247 .299 .346 .645 84 182 8 11
3 2B Bill Hallman 31 134 554 509 57 124 10 7 2 63 9 29 21 .244 .291 .303 .594 70 154 5 11
4 SS George Magoon 23 93 377 343 35 77 7 0 1 39 7 30 18 .224 .293 .254 .546 57 87 3 1
5 3B Billy Shindle 37 120 493 466 50 105 10 3 1 41 3 10 25 .225 .249 .266 .516 48 124 5 12
6 OF Mike Griffin* 33 134 610 537 88 161 18 6 2 40 15 60 13 .300 .379 .367 .745 113 197 8 5
7 OF Jimmy Sheckard* 19 105 459 408 51 113 17 9 4 64 8 37 28 .277 .349 .392 .741 112 160 8 6
8 OF Fielder Jones* 26 146 667 596 89 181 15 9 1 69 36 46 36 .304 .362 .364 .726 108 217 8 17
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
9 1B Tommy Tucker# 34 73 308 283 35 79 9 4 1 34 1 12 12 .279 .325 .350 .674 93 99 7 6
10 UT Aleck Smith? 52 210 199 25 52 6 5 0 23 7 3 15 .261 .276 .342 .618 76 68 1 7
11 C John Grim 30 52 192 178 17 50 5 1 0 11 1 8 5 .281 .323 .320 .643 84 57 3 3
12 OF John Anderson# 24 25 98 90 12 22 5 4 0 10 2 6 7 .244 .306 .389 .695 99 35 2 0
13 2B Tom Daly# 32 23 88 73 11 24 3 1 0 11 6 14 5 .329 .443 .397 .840 141 29 1 0
14 3B Butts Wagner 26 11 41 38 2 9 1 1 0 3 0 2 1 .237 .275 .316 .591 69 12 0 1
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
15 P Jack Dunn 25 51 176 167 21 41 0 1 0 19 3 7 10 .246 .280 .257 .537 54 43 1 1
16 P Joe Yeager 22 43 145 134 12 23 5 1 0 15 1 7 21 .172 .218 .224 .442 27 30 1 3
17 P Brickyard Kennedy 30 40 139 135 15 34 7 2 0 13 2 3 10 .252 .268 .333 .601 72 45 0 1
18 P Ralph Miller 25 24 69 62 6 12 1 0 0 6 1 4 7 .194 .265 .210 .474 36 13 2 1
19 P Kit McKenna? 25 14 43 40 5 9 3 0 0 7 0 2 2 .225 .262 .300 .562 61 12 0 1
20 P Ed Stein 28 3 11 10 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 .400 .455 .400 .855 145 4 0 0
21 P Harry Howell 21 2 10 8 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 .250 .333 .250 .583 67 2 0 1
22 P Welcome Gaston? 23 2 8 8 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 .125 .125 .375 .500 42 3 0 0
23 P Harley Payne# 30 1 4 4 1 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .750 .750 .750 1.500 330 3 0 0
24 P Elmer Horton 28 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 43 1 0 0
25 P Lefty Hopper? 23 2 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
26 P Frank Hansford? 23 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
Team Totals 28.5 149 5610 5126 638 1314 156 66 17 563 130 328 316 .256 .309 .322 .632 81 1653 65 91
Rank in 12 NL teams 10 10 10 8 9 9 9 12 4 11 11 11 11 11 9
Non-Pitcher Totals 28.9 149 4994 4547 573 1184 140 61 17 497 123 303 258 .260 .315 .329 .644 84 1497 61 83
Pitcher Totals 25.4 149 616 579 65 130 16 5 0 66 7 25 58 .225 .262 .269 .531 52 156 4 8
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown; OPS_lg for OPS+ does not include pitchers.

Team Pitching

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Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP Brickyard Kennedy 30 16 22 .421 3.37 3.93 40 39 0 38 0 0 339.1 360 183 127 12 123 73 5 0 5 1461 107 1.423 9.5 0.3 3.3 1.9 0.59
2 SP Jack Dunn 25 16 21 .432 3.60 3.66 41 37 3 31 0 0 322.2 352 180 129 10 82 66 15 0 7 1375 100 1.345 9.8 0.3 2.3 1.8 0.80
3 SP Joe Yeager 22 12 22 .353 3.65 3.35 36 33 3 32 0 0 291.1 333 177 118 4 80 70 6 0 3 1255 99 1.418 10.3 0.1 2.5 2.2 0.88
4 SP Ralph Miller 25 4 14 .222 5.34 4.50 23 21 2 16 0 0 151.2 161 119 90 4 86 43 13 0 5 695 68 1.629 9.6 0.2 5.1 2.6 0.50
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
5 RP Kit McKenna 25 2 6 .250 5.63 4.95 14 9 5 7 0 0 100.2 118 75 63 4 57 27 17 0 4 481 64 1.738 10.5 0.4 5.1 2.4 0.47
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
6 Ed Stein 28 0 2 .000 5.48 3.42 3 2 1 2 0 0 23.0 39 21 14 0 9 6 0 0 1 114 67 2.087 15.3 0.0 3.5 2.3 0.67
7 Harry Howell 21 2 0 1.000 5.00 4.54 2 2 0 2 0 0 18.0 15 11 10 0 11 2 1 0 2 79 74 1.444 7.5 0.0 5.5 1.0 0.18
8 Welcome Gaston* 23 1 1 .500 2.81 4.45 2 2 0 2 0 0 16.0 17 9 5 0 9 0 0 0 1 72 132 1.625 9.6 0.0 5.1 0.0 0.00
9 Lefty Hopper* 23 0 2 .000 4.91 3.22 2 2 0 2 0 0 11.0 14 11 6 0 5 5 0 0 1 51 76 1.727 11.5 0.0 4.1 4.1 1.00
10 Harley Payne* 30 1 0 1.000 4.00 3.32 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 11 8 4 0 3 2 0 0 1 40 94 1.556 11.0 0.0 3.0 2.0 0.67
11 Elmer Horton 28 0 1 .000 10.00 4.77 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 16 13 10 0 6 0 0 0 1 48 38 2.444 16.0 0.0 6.0 0.0 0.00
12 Frank Hansford* 23 0 0 3.86 4.91 1 0 1 0 0 0 7.0 10 4 3 0 5 0 0 0 0 35 99 2.143 12.9 0.0 6.4 0.0 0.00
Team Totals 25.6 54 91 .372 4.01 3.89 149 149 15 134 0 0 1298.2 1446 811 579 34 476 294 57 0 31 5706 90 1.480 10.0 0.2 3.3 2.0 0.62
Rank in 12 NL teams 10 3 9 6 10 7 11 8 9 9 11 11 9
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown

Team Fielding--Totals

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Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
John Anderson 24 24 60 53 5 2 4 .967 2.42 OF-1B
Tom Daly 32 23 134 56 77 1 12 .993 5.78 2B
Jack Dunn 25 51 145 42 91 12 6 .917 2.61 P-OF-SS-3B
Welcome Gaston 23 2 5 1 3 1 1 .800 2.00 P
Mike Griffin 33 134 343 314 20 9 7 .974 2.49 OF
John Grim 30 52 222 155 56 11 6 .950 4.06 12 59 45 43% 44% C
Bill Hallman 31 134 750 273 432 45 47 .940 5.26 2B-3B
Frank Hansford 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 P
Lefty Hopper 23 2 5 0 4 1 0 .800 2.00 P
Elmer Horton 28 1 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00 P
Harry Howell 21 2 6 1 5 0 1 1.000 3.00 P
Fielder Jones 26 146 273 233 20 20 7 .927 1.73 OF-SS
Brickyard Kennedy 30 40 129 15 108 6 5 .953 3.08 P
Candy LaChance 28 135 1146 934 163 49 73 .957 8.13 1B-SS-OF
George Magoon 23 93 601 199 357 45 38 .925 5.98 SS
Kit McKenna 25 14 36 1 34 1 0 .972 2.50 P
Ralph Miller 25 24 64 9 49 6 0 .906 2.42 P-OF
Harley Payne 30 1 4 0 4 0 0 1.000 4.00 P
Jack Ryan 29 89 411 297 97 17 14 .959 4.43 11 100 75 43% 44% C-3B-1B
Jimmy Sheckard 19 106 245 213 13 19 2 .922 2.13 OF-3B
Billy Shindle 37 120 474 154 278 42 23 .911 3.60 3B
Aleck Smith -- 51 157 106 33 18 5 .885 2.73 2 25 19 43% 44% OF-C-2B-3B-1B
Ed Stein 28 3 6 1 4 1 0 .833 1.67 P
Tommy Tucker 34 73 854 797 49 8 44 .991 11.59 1B
Butts Wagner 26 11 48 15 24 9 1 .813 3.55 3B
Joe Yeager 22 43 139 21 107 11 3 .921 2.98 P-OF-SS-2B
Team Totals 28.4 149 6259 3890 2035 334 299 .947 4.31 25 184 139 43% 44%
Rank in 12 NL teams 5 3 4
Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Batters

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary
John Anderson# 24 25 98 -1 -0 0 -1 -0 -2 -0.2 3 1 0.1 .492 .499 0.2 -0.1 2 Purchased /O
Tom Daly# 32 23 88 5 -0 0 2 0 7 0.7 3 10 1.0 .529 .504 0.8 0.2 8 4
Jack Dunn 25 51 176 -10 -0 0 -1 11 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .500 .500 0.1 -0.1 1 1/O65
Welcome Gaston? 23 2 8 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .484 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /1
Mike Griffin* 33 134 610 14 -1 0 6 -6 12 1.1 20 32 3.2 .509 .507 2.7 -0.0 26 *O
John Grim 30 52 192 -3 0 0 -1 3 -0 -0.1 7 6 0.6 .499 .500 0.7 0.2 7 2
Bill Hallman 31 134 554 -20 -0 0 4 2 -14 -1.4 19 5 0.6 .490 .492 0.2 0.6 1 Traded *45
Frank Hansford? 23 1 3 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .437 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 /1
Lefty Hopper? 23 2 4 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .460 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 /1
Elmer Horton 28 1 4 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .492 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /1
Harry Howell 21 2 10 -0 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .511 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Purchased /1
Fielder Jones* 26 146 667 7 -0 0 0 -9 -2 -0.3 22 19 2.0 .498 .499 2.0 -0.8 19 Rule 5 Draft *O/6
Brickyard Kennedy 30 40 139 -6 0 0 0 8 3 0.2 0 3 0.2 .506 .502 0.3 0.0 3 1
Candy LaChance# 28 136 576 -14 0 0 -7 2 -19 -1.9 20 0 0.2 .486 .489 0.9 -0.5 7 36O
George Magoon 23 93 377 -18 -0 0 6 6 -6 -0.6 13 7 0.7 .494 .496 0.2 1.1 1 6
Kit McKenna? 25 14 43 -2 0 0 0 3 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .504 .500 0.1 0.0 1 1
Ralph Miller 25 24 69 -5 -0 0 0 4 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .496 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1 Purchased 1/O
Harley Payne# 30 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .622 .501 0.1 0.0 1 /1
Jack Ryan 29 87 321 -24 0 0 3 5 -16 -1.5 11 -4 -0.4 .483 .491 -0.7 0.8 -8 Purchased 2/53
Jimmy Sheckard* 19 105 459 6 -0 0 -2 -6 -2 -0.3 16 13 1.4 .498 .499 1.6 -0.8 15 Purchased *O/5
Billy Shindle 37 120 493 -32 1 0 2 4 -26 -2.5 17 -9 -0.8 .479 .485 -0.9 0.6 -11 Traded *5
Aleck Smith? -- 52 210 -8 -0 0 -3 -0 -11 -1.0 7 -4 -0.3 .480 .494 -0.0 -0.3 -1 Traded O2/453
Ed Stein 28 3 11 1 0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .542 .501 0.1 0.0 1 /1
Tommy Tucker# 34 73 308 -2 1 0 8 -1 6 0.5 11 16 1.6 .508 .503 0.9 0.7 8 Purchased 3
Butts Wagner 26 11 41 -2 0 0 -2 0 -3 -0.3 1 -2 -0.1 .474 .498 0.1 -0.2 0 Loaned 5
Joe Yeager 22 43 145 -14 0 0 0 9 -5 -0.5 0 -5 -0.5 .489 .497 -0.5 -0.0 -5 Purchased 1/O64
Team Total 27.4 1375 5610 -131 0 0 14 38 -79 -8.0 168 90 9.4 .494 .496 8.5 1.3 76
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Pitchers

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired
Jack Dunn 25 322.2 41 37 180 5.02 5.02 0.10 0.00 99.0 4.87 3 0.2 1.0 -0.3 3.0 29 .506 .502
Welcome Gaston* 23 16.0 2 2 9 5.06 5.02 0.10 0.00 99.0 4.86 0 0.0 -0.0 0.1 1 .502 .500
Frank Hansford* 23 7.0 1 0 4 5.14 5.02 0.11 0.00 99.0 4.86 -0 -0.0 1.0 -0.0 0.1 1 .495 .500
Lefty Hopper* 23 11.0 2 2 11 9.00 5.02 0.10 0.00 99.0 4.87 -5 -0.4 -0.0 -0.3 -4 .312 .498
Elmer Horton 28 9.0 1 1 13 13.00 5.01 0.12 0.00 99.0 4.85 -8 -0.4 -0.0 -0.3 -7 .105 .498
Harry Howell 21 18.0 2 2 11 5.50 5.01 0.09 0.00 99.0 4.87 -1 -0.1 -0.0 0.1 1 .462 .500 Purchased
Brickyard Kennedy 30 339.1 40 39 183 4.85 5.02 0.09 0.00 99.0 4.87 9 0.9 1.0 -0.3 3.8 37 .522 .505
Kit McKenna 25 100.2 14 9 75 6.71 5.02 0.10 0.00 99.0 4.87 -18 -1.6 1.0 -0.1 -0.7 -10 .388 .490
Ralph Miller 25 151.2 23 21 119 7.06 5.02 0.10 0.00 99.0 4.87 -33 -2.8 1.0 -0.1 -1.5 -21 .377 .483 Purchased
Harley Payne* 30 9.0 1 1 8 8.00 5.01 0.10 0.00 99.0 4.87 -3 -0.2 -0.0 -0.1 -2 .280 .499
Ed Stein 28 23.0 3 2 21 8.22 5.02 0.11 0.00 99.0 4.86 -8 -0.6 1.0 -0.0 -0.4 -6 .294 .496
Joe Yeager 22 291.1 36 33 177 5.47 5.02 0.10 0.00 99.0 4.87 -12 -1.1 1.0 -0.3 1.4 11 .468 .493 Purchased
Team Total 25.6 1298.2 166 149 811 5.62 5.02 0.10 0.00 99.0 4.87 -76 -6.1 1.0 -1.2 5.1 29 .463 .497
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1897 / 1899 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics