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1899 Cleveland Spiders

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1898

20-134, Finished 12th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Lave Cross (8-30) and Joe Quinn (12-104)
Scored 529 runs, Allowed 1252 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 26-128

Ballparks: League Park I & Robison Field · Attendance: 6,088 (12th of 12)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 89, Pitching - 95 · one-year: Batting - 89, Pitching - 96


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1898 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from November 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

December 16, 1898

Sold Chick Fraser to the Philadelphia Phillies for $900 or $1000.

1899

Cy Young assigned from roster onto the St. Louis Perfectos.

March 11, 1899

Purchased Mike Griffin from the Brooklyn Superbas for $4,000.

March 29, 1899

Kid Carsey, Jack Clements, Lave Cross, Tommy Dowd, Dick Harley, Bill Hill, Jim Hughey, Harry Lochhead, Harry Maupin, Joe Quinn, Jack Stivetts, Willie Sudhoff, Joe Sugden, Suter Sullivan and Tommy Tucker assigned onto roster from the St. Louis Perfectos.

Frank Bates, Harry Blake, Jesse Burkett, Jimmy Burke, Cupid Childs, Lou Criger, Nig Cuppy, Emmet Heidrick, Cowboy Jones, Pete McBride, Ed McKean, Jack O'Connor, Jack Powell, Ossee Schrecongost, Patsy Tebeau, Bobby Wallace and Zeke Wilson assigned from roster onto the St. Louis Perfectos.

May 18, 1899 (Standings)

Released Jack Clements.

June 5, 1899 (Standings)

Frank Bates and Ossee Schrecongost assigned onto roster from the St. Louis Perfectos.

Lave Cross and Willie Sudhoff assigned from roster onto the St. Louis Perfectos.

June 8, 1899 (Standings)

Released Bill Hill. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

Released Chief Zimmer. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

June 10, 1899 (Standings)

Released Kid Carsey. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

June 13, 1899 (Standings)

Released Jack Stivetts. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

August 3, 1899 (Standings)

Charlie Hemphill assigned onto roster from the St. Louis Perfectos.

September 20, 1899 (Standings)

Released Crazy Schmit.

February, 1900

Jack Harper and Otto Krueger assigned from roster onto the St. Louis Cardinals. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

March 10, 1900

Charlie Hemphill and Charlie Knepper assigned from roster onto the St. Louis Cardinals. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

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1898 Trades and Transactions