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1898 Boston Beaneaters

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1897 / 1899

102-47, Finished 1st in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Frank Selee (102-47)
Scored 872 runs, Allowed 614 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 98-51

Ballparks: South End Grounds III · Attendance: 229,275 (5th of 12)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 105, Pitching - 103 · one-year: Batting - 104, Pitching - 101


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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 Marty Bergen? 26 120 469 446 62 125 16 5 3 60 9 13 29 .280 .302 .359 .661 85 160 1 9
2 1B Fred Tenney* 26 117 536 488 106 160 25 5 0 62 23 33 23 .328 .370 .400 .770 116 195 0 15
3 2B Bobby Lowe 32 147 611 559 65 152 11 7 4 94 12 29 26 .272 .311 .338 .649 82 189 3 20
4 SS Herman Long* 32 144 645 589 99 156 21 10 6 99 20 39 24 .265 .311 .365 .676 89 215 0 17
5 3B Jimmy Collins 28 152 657 597 107 196 35 5 15 111 12 40 18 .328 .377 .479 .856 140 286 7 13
6 OF Hugh Duffy 31 152 645 568 97 169 13 3 8 108 29 59 13 .298 .365 .373 .738 107 212 1 17
7 OF Chick Stahl* 25 125 529 467 72 144 21 8 3 52 6 46 25 .308 .375 .407 .782 119 190 4 12
8 OF Billy Hamilton* 32 110 508 417 110 154 16 5 3 50 54 87 30 .369 .480 .453 .933 162 189 2 2
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 UT George Yeager 25 68 244 221 37 59 13 1 3 24 1 16 14 .267 .328 .376 .703 97 83 4 3
10 OF General Stafford 30 37 132 123 21 32 2 0 1 8 3 4 8 .260 .289 .301 .590 65 37 1 4
11 UT Jack Stivetts 30 41 125 111 16 28 1 1 2 16 1 10 8 .252 .314 .333 .647 82 37 0 4
12 UT Charlie Hickman 22 19 61 58 4 15 2 0 0 7 0 1 16 .259 .283 .293 .576 62 17 1 1
13 OF Dave Pickett? 24 14 51 43 3 12 1 0 0 3 2 6 3 .279 .380 .302 .682 92 13 1 1
14 UT Bill Keister* 26 10 30 30 5 5 2 0 0 4 0 0 3 .167 .167 .233 .400 12 7 0 0
15 SS Stub Smith* 24 3 10 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .100 .100 .100 .200 -44 1 0 0
16 UT Kitty Bransfield 23 5 9 9 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .222 .222 .444 .667 86 4 0 0
17 OF Hi Ladd* 28 1 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 40 1 0 0
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
18 P Kid Nichols# 28 51 167 158 26 38 3 3 2 23 0 4 8 .241 .268 .335 .604 69 53 2 3
19 P Ted Lewis 25 42 142 131 17 37 6 0 0 18 0 6 11 .282 .314 .328 .642 80 43 0 5
20 P Fred Klobedanz* 27 43 137 127 12 27 2 1 3 15 0 1 18 .213 .237 .315 .552 54 40 3 6
21 P Vic Willis 22 41 132 117 9 17 0 0 0 6 0 11 23 .145 .231 .145 .376 6 17 2 2
22 P Jim Sullivan 31 3 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 87 1 0 0
Team Totals 28.5 152 5847 5276 872 1531 190 55 53 761 172 405 303 .290 .344 .377 .722 102 1990 32 134
Rank in 12 NL teams 3 2 2 3 11 1 7 7 2 2 3 1 3 1 12
Non-Pitcher Totals 28.8 152 5266 4740 808 1411 179 51 48 699 172 383 242 .298 .353 .387 .741 108 1836 25 118
Pitcher Totals 25.7 152 581 536 64 120 11 4 5 62 0 22 61 .224 .264 .287 .551 54 154 7 16
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 G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
1 SP Kid Nichols 28 31 12 .721 2.13 50 42 8 40 5 4 388.0 316 136 92 7 85 138 14 0 15 1528 174 1.034 7.3 0.2 2.0 3.2 1.62
2 SP Ted Lewis 25 26 8 .765 2.90 41 33 8 29 1 2 313.1 267 131 101 9 109 72 9 0 12 1284 128 1.200 7.7 0.3 3.1 2.1 0.66
3 SP Vic Willis 22 25 13 .658 2.84 41 38 2 29 1 0 311.0 264 143 98 5 148 160 29 1 9 1333 131 1.325 7.6 0.1 4.3 4.6 1.08
4 SP Fred Klobedanz* 27 19 10 .655 3.89 35 33 2 25 0 0 270.2 281 168 117 13 99 51 12 0 3 1168 96 1.404 9.3 0.4 3.3 1.7 0.52
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
5 Charlie Hickman 22 1 2 .333 2.18 6 3 3 3 1 2 33.0 22 8 8 0 13 9 0 0 1 130 172 1.061 6.0 0.0 3.5 2.5 0.69
6 Jack Stivetts 30 0 1 .000 8.25 2 1 1 1 0 0 12.0 17 12 11 2 7 1 0 0 0 58 47 2.000 12.8 1.5 5.3 0.8 0.14
7 Jim Sullivan 31 0 1 .000 12.00 3 2 1 0 0 0 12.0 19 16 16 1 9 1 1 0 1 63 32 2.333 14.3 0.8 6.8 0.8 0.11
Team Totals 25.6 102 47 .685 2.98 152 152 25 127 8 8 1340.0 1186 614 443 37 470 432 65 1 41 5564 125 1.236 8.0 0.2 3.2 2.9 0.92
Rank in 12 NL teams 1 12 3 12 6 1 4 1 1 3 12 9 2
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
* - 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
Marty Bergen 26 119 644 511 109 24 6 .963 5.21 38 111 96 46% 44% C-1B
Kitty Bransfield 23 5 13 12 0 1 0 .923 2.40 0 2 0 0% 44% C-1B
Jimmy Collins 28 152 617 243 332 42 20 .932 3.78 3B
Hugh Duffy 31 155 368 334 18 16 2 .957 2.27 0 0 0 OF-C-1B-3B
Billy Hamilton 32 110 218 189 8 21 2 .904 1.79 OF
Charlie Hickman 22 19 88 79 5 4 8 .955 4.42 P-OF-1B
Bill Keister 26 9 26 10 16 0 2 1.000 2.89 SS-2B-OF
Fred Klobedanz 27 43 125 50 67 8 4 .936 2.72 P-1B-OF
Hi Ladd 28 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 OF
Ted Lewis 25 42 91 15 72 4 4 .956 2.07 P-2B
Herman Long 32 144 879 333 479 67 65 .924 5.64 SS-2B
Bobby Lowe 32 147 910 405 467 38 64 .958 5.93 2B-SS
Kid Nichols 28 51 111 28 78 5 1 .955 2.08 P-1B
Dave Pickett 24 14 22 20 1 1 0 .955 1.50 OF
Stub Smith 24 3 15 5 9 1 0 .933 4.67 SS
General Stafford 30 36 78 70 2 6 0 .923 2.00 OF-1B
Chick Stahl 25 125 220 199 14 7 4 .968 1.70 OF
Jack Stivetts 30 32 129 97 22 10 4 .922 3.72 P-OF-1B-SS-2B
Jim Sullivan 31 3 5 0 3 2 0 .600 1.00 P
Fred Tenney 26 118 1179 1090 66 23 71 .980 9.80 0 0 0 1B-C
Vic Willis 22 41 97 19 67 11 1 .887 2.10 P
George Yeager 25 65 362 303 40 19 6 .948 5.28 8 36 29 45% 44% C-1B-OF-SS
Team Totals 28.4 152 6199 4014 1875 310 264 .950 4.11 46 149 125 46% 44%
Rank in 12 NL teams 2 9 2
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
Marty Bergen? 26 120 469 -11 -0 0 -5 8 -9 -0.9 16 7 0.8 .493 .495 1.3 0.2 12 $2,400 *2/3
Kitty Bransfield 23 5 9 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 0 0.0 .498 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Free Agency /23
Jimmy Collins 28 152 657 30 -1 0 15 5 49 4.6 22 72 6.9 .531 .529 5.6 1.9 57 Purchased *5
Hugh Duffy 31 152 645 7 -1 0 14 -9 11 1.0 22 33 3.3 .507 .507 2.0 0.5 19 Assigned--by lg *O/352
Billy Hamilton* 32 110 508 40 3 0 -6 -5 32 2.9 16 48 4.6 .527 .518 5.2 -1.1 54 Traded *O
Charlie Hickman 22 19 61 -4 0 0 0 -0 -4 -0.4 2 -2 -0.2 .479 .498 -0.2 -0.1 -2 Purchased /O31
Bill Keister* 26 10 30 -4 0 0 2 0 -1 -0.1 1 -0 -0.0 .487 .499 -0.2 0.2 -2 Rule 5 Draft /46O
Fred Klobedanz* 27 43 137 -9 1 0 -1 8 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .496 .499 -0.1 -0.1 -1 Purchased 1/3O
Hi Ladd* 28 1 4 -0 0 0 0 -0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .467 .500 -0.0 -0.0 -0 Conditional Deal /O
Ted Lewis 25 42 142 -4 1 0 0 9 5 0.5 0 5 0.5 .512 .503 0.5 0.0 5 Free Agency 1/4
Herman Long* 32 144 645 -11 -1 0 14 9 12 1.1 21 34 3.3 .508 .507 2.1 2.2 20 Purchased *6/4
Bobby Lowe 32 147 611 -15 -1 0 17 2 4 0.3 21 25 2.5 .502 .502 0.9 1.8 8 Purchased *4/6
Kid Nichols# 28 51 167 -7 1 0 0 10 4 0.3 0 4 0.3 .507 .502 0.3 0.0 4 Purchased 1/3
Dave Pickett? 24 14 51 -0 -0 0 0 -1 -1 -0.1 2 1 0.1 .493 .499 0.1 -0.1 1 Free Agency O
Stub Smith* 24 3 10 -2 0 0 0 0 -2 -0.2 0 -1 -0.1 .442 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 Conditional Deal /6
General Stafford 30 37 132 -6 -0 0 1 -2 -7 -0.7 5 -3 -0.3 .481 .496 -0.3 -0.1 -4 Free Agency O/3
Chick Stahl* 25 125 529 12 0 0 8 -8 13 1.2 18 31 3.1 .510 .508 2.3 0.0 23 Rule 5 Draft *O
Jack Stivetts 30 41 125 -3 0 0 -1 -1 -4 -0.4 4 -0 0.0 .489 .497 0.1 -0.2 1 O3/641
Jim Sullivan 31 3 3 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .502 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Rule 5 Draft /1
Fred Tenney* 26 117 536 10 -1 0 5 -1 12 1.1 17 30 3.0 .510 .507 2.5 0.4 25 Amateur Free Agent *3/2
Vic Willis 22 41 132 -15 0 0 0 8 -7 -0.7 0 -7 -0.7 .484 .496 -0.7 0.0 -7 Traded 1
George Yeager 25 68 244 -1 1 0 -3 2 -2 -0.2 8 6 0.7 .497 .499 1.0 -0.1 9 23/O6
Team Total 28.5 1445 5847 6 2 0 60 35 102 9.2 177 280 27.6 .507 .507 22.2 5.6 220 $2,400
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
Charlie Hickman 22 33.0 6 3 8 2.18 4.89 0.38 0.00 102.0 4.59 10 1.0 1.0 -0.0 1.3 12 .669 .506 Purchased
Fred Klobedanz* 27 270.2 35 33 168 5.59 4.89 0.43 0.00 102.0 4.54 -25 -2.2 1.0 -0.2 0.1 -3 .436 .486 Purchased
Ted Lewis 25 313.1 41 33 131 3.76 4.89 0.41 0.00 102.0 4.57 36 3.6 1.0 -0.3 6.3 61 .588 .522 Free Agency
Kid Nichols 28 388.0 50 42 136 3.15 4.89 0.39 0.00 102.0 4.59 71 7.4 1.0 -0.3 10.8 103 .648 .546 Purchased
Jack Stivetts 30 12.0 2 1 12 9.00 4.89 0.47 0.00 102.0 4.51 -6 -0.4 1.0 -0.0 -0.3 -5 .284 .497
Jim Sullivan 31 12.0 3 2 16 12.00 4.89 0.50 0.00 102.0 4.47 -10 -0.7 1.0 -0.0 -0.6 -9 .262 .496 Rule 5 Draft
Vic Willis 22 311.0 41 38 143 4.14 4.89 0.38 0.00 102.0 4.59 23 2.3 1.0 -0.3 5.0 49 .557 .514 Traded
Team Total 25.6 1340.0 178 152 614 4.12 4.89 0.40 0.00 102.0 4.57 100 11.0 1.0 -1.2 22.6 209 .562 .519
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