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1917 Cincinnati Reds

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1916 / 1918

78-76, Finished 4th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Christy Mathewson (78-76)
Scored 601 runs, Allowed 611 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-78

Ballparks: Redland Field · Attendance: 269,056 (5th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 96, Pitching - 97 · one-year: Batting - 92, Pitching - 92


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1916 / 1918 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR
Rube Bressler 22 R L 6' 0" 187 Oct 23, 1894 4 3 1 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.5
Hal Chase 34 R L 6' 0" 175 Feb 13, 1883 13 152 150 152 151 0 0 151 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.9
Tommy Clarke 29 R R 5' 11" 175 May 9, 1888 9 58 26 58 29 0 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 0 1.1
Manuel Cueto 25 R R 5' 5" 157 Feb 8, 1892 2 56 37 56 48 0 5 0 6 0 0 32 4 3 38 8 0 -0.2
Hod Eller 22 R R 5' 11" 185 Jul 5, 1894 1st 37 11 37 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6
Joe Engel 24 R L 6' 1" 183 Mar 12, 1893 5 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Gus Getz 27 R R 5' 11" 165 Aug 3, 1889 6 7 2 7 7 0 0 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.0
Tommy Griffith 27 L R 5' 10" 175 Oct 26, 1889 5 114 95 114 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100 100 14 0 1.1
Heinie Groh 27 R R 5' 8" 158 Sep 18, 1889 6 156 155 156 155 0 0 0 2 154 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7.0
Emil Huhn 25 R R 6' 0" 180 Mar 10, 1892 3 23 10 23 16 0 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 -0.1
Elmer Knetzer 31 R R 5' 10" 180 Jul 22, 1885 8 11 0 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7
Larry Kopf 26 B R 5' 9" 160 Nov 3, 1890 5 148 145 148 145 0 0 0 0 0 145 0 0 0 0 2 1 1.7
Sherry Magee 32 R R 5' 11" 179 Aug 6, 1884 14 45 39 45 43 0 0 2 0 0 0 29 0 13 41 4 0 1.7
Bill McKechnie HOF 30 B R 5' 10" 160 Aug 7, 1886 9 48 34 48 43 0 0 0 26 4 13 0 0 0 0 4 1 0.1
Clarence Mitchell 26 L L 5' 11" 190 Feb 22, 1891 3 48 28 48 44 32 0 6 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 5 0 0.5
Greasy Neale 25 L R 6' 0" 170 Nov 5, 1891 2 121 108 121 119 0 0 0 0 0 0 84 25 13 119 2 0 2.1
Scott Perry 26 L R 6' 1" 195 Apr 17, 1891 3 4 1 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.9
Herman Pillette 21 R R 6' 2" 190 Dec 26, 1895 1st 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Mike Regan 29 R R 5' 11" 165 Nov 19, 1887 1st 33 26 33 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.5
Jimmy Ring 22 R R 6' 1" 170 Feb 15, 1895 1st 24 7 24 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.9
Edd Roush HOF 24 L L 5' 11" 170 May 8, 1893 5 136 134 136 134 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 134 0 134 2 0 4.9
Dutch Ruether 23 L L 6' 1" 180 Sep 13, 1893 1st 20 4 20 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 0.2
Roy Sanders 24 R R 6' 0" 195 Aug 1, 1892 1st 3 2 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.3
Pete Schneider 21 R R 6' 1" 194 Aug 20, 1895 4 50 42 50 46 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2.7
Dave Shean 33 R R 5' 11" 175 Jul 9, 1883 7 131 130 131 131 0 0 0 131 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -0.9
Harry Smith 27 R R 5' 10" 180 May 15, 1890 3 8 5 8 7 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.2
Jim Thorpe 30 R R 6' 1" 185 May 28, 1887 4 77 63 77 69 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 0 39 69 8 0 0.5
Fred Toney 28 R R 6' 2" 195 Dec 11, 1888 6 43 42 43 43 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.4
Ivey Wingo 26 L R 5' 10" 160 Jul 8, 1890 7 121 115 121 120 0 120 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.7
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1916 / 1918 Roster (40-man)