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1898 Louisville Colonels

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1897 / 1899

70-81, Finished 9th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Fred Clarke (70-81)
Scored 728 runs, Allowed 833 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 66-85

Ballparks: Eclipse Park II · Attendance: 128,980 (8th of 12)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 99, Pitching - 100 · one-year: Batting - 96, Pitching - 98


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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 Malachi Kittridge 28 86 312 287 27 70 8 5 1 31 9 15 10 .244 .281 .317 .599 72 91 0 10
2 1B Honus Wagner 24 151 635 588 80 176 29 3 10 105 27 31 20 .299 .341 .410 .751 115 241 6 10
3 2B Heinie Smith 26 35 135 121 14 23 4 0 0 13 6 6 12 .190 .246 .223 .469 35 27 3 5
4 SS Claude Ritchey# 24 151 637 551 65 140 10 4 5 51 19 46 29 .254 .322 .314 .636 83 173 9 31
5 3B Billy Clingman# 28 154 609 538 65 138 12 6 0 50 15 51 60 .257 .327 .301 .628 81 162 5 15
6 OF Charlie Dexter 22 112 467 421 76 132 13 5 1 66 44 26 35 .314 .363 .375 .739 112 158 7 13
7 OF Dummy Hoy* 36 148 659 582 104 177 15 16 6 66 37 49 33 .304 .367 .416 .783 125 242 9 19
8 OF Fred Clarke* 25 149 667 599 116 184 23 12 3 47 40 48 21 .307 .373 .401 .774 122 240 15 5
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 General Stafford 30 49 207 181 26 54 3 0 1 25 7 19 16 .298 .368 .331 .700 101 60 1 6
10 1B George Decker* 32 42 161 148 27 44 4 3 0 19 9 9 11 .297 .342 .365 .707 103 54 1 3
11 1B Harry Davis 24 37 148 138 18 30 5 2 1 16 6 7 15 .217 .255 .304 .560 61 42 0 3
12 C Bill Wilson? 30 29 110 102 5 17 1 2 1 13 3 5 13 .167 .213 .245 .458 32 25 1 2
13 C Doc Powers 27 34 107 99 13 27 4 3 1 19 1 5 13 .273 .308 .404 .712 104 40 0 3
14 OF Kid Nance 21 22 91 76 13 24 5 0 1 16 2 12 7 .316 .416 .421 .837 141 32 1 2
15 OF Topsy Hartsel* 24 22 85 71 11 23 0 0 0 9 2 11 9 .324 .422 .324 .746 115 23 1 2
16 C Cooney Snyder 25 17 68 61 4 10 0 0 0 6 0 3 8 .164 .215 .164 .379 9 10 1 3
17 1B Scoops Carey 27 8 33 32 1 6 1 1 0 1 0 1 2 .188 .212 .281 .493 41 9 0 0
18 IF Billy Taylor? 27 9 27 24 2 6 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 .250 .308 .292 .599 72 7 1 1
19 OF Josh Clarke* 19 6 20 18 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .167 .211 .167 .377 9 3 0 1
20 2B Tom Stouch 28 4 17 16 4 5 1 0 0 6 0 1 1 .313 .353 .375 .728 109 6 0 0
21 3B John Richter? 25 3 14 13 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .154 .154 .154 .308 -12 2 0 1
22 IF Tommy Leach 20 3 10 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .100 .100 .100 .200 -42 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
23 P Bert Cunningham 32 44 150 140 21 32 3 1 1 16 1 10 20 .229 .280 .286 .566 63 40 0 0
24 P Pete Dowling* 21 36 117 107 9 21 4 4 0 9 1 6 19 .196 .252 .308 .561 61 33 2 2
25 P Bill Magee 22 38 115 111 10 14 1 0 0 5 2 2 36 .126 .149 .135 .284 -18 15 1 1
26 P Chick Fraser 24 26 87 78 8 13 0 2 0 3 2 6 14 .167 .226 .218 .444 28 17 0 3
27 P Red Ehret 29 13 42 40 3 9 3 1 0 4 0 1 9 .225 .262 .350 .612 75 14 1 0
28 P Nick Altrock# 21 11 32 29 4 7 0 0 0 2 1 2 6 .241 .313 .241 .554 60 7 1 0
29 P Frank Todd? 28 4 5 5 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .200 .200 .600 .800 128 3 0 0
30 P Lou Mahaffey 24 1 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .200 .000 .200 -41 0 0 0
31 P Dad Clarke# 33 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
Team Totals 26.7 154 5775 5193 728 1389 150 71 32 601 235 375 424 .267 .325 .342 .667 92 1777 66 141
Rank in 12 NL teams 9 8 8 10 8 5 2 9 12 7 9 8 8 8 8
Non-Pitcher Totals 26.9 154 5219 4676 672 1292 139 62 31 561 228 347 318 .276 .334 .352 .687 97 1648 61 135
Pitcher Totals 25.4 154 556 517 56 97 11 9 1 40 7 28 106 .188 .236 .250 .486 40 129 5 6
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 Bert Cunningham 32 28 15 .651 3.16 3.57 44 42 2 41 0 0 362.0 387 174 127 8 65 34 20 0 3 1510 114 1.249 9.6 0.2 1.6 0.8 0.52
2 SP Bill Magee 22 16 15 .516 4.05 4.25 38 33 5 29 3 0 295.1 294 163 133 8 129 55 19 1 3 1289 89 1.432 9.0 0.2 3.9 1.7 0.43
3 SP Pete Dowling* 21 13 20 .394 4.16 3.99 36 32 3 30 0 0 285.2 284 176 132 7 120 84 22 2 5 1245 87 1.414 8.9 0.2 3.8 2.6 0.70
4 SP Chick Fraser 24 7 17 .292 5.32 4.27 26 26 0 20 1 0 203.0 230 157 120 4 100 58 23 0 6 935 68 1.626 10.2 0.2 4.4 2.6 0.58
5 SP Red Ehret 29 3 7 .300 5.76 3.53 12 10 1 9 0 0 89.0 130 72 57 3 20 20 3 0 1 408 63 1.685 13.1 0.3 2.0 2.0 1.00
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 Nick Altrock* 21 3 3 .500 4.50 3.80 11 7 4 6 0 0 70.0 89 54 35 2 21 13 3 0 5 314 81 1.571 11.4 0.3 2.7 1.7 0.62
7 Frank Todd* 28 0 2 .000 13.91 4.59 4 2 2 0 0 0 11.0 23 21 17 0 8 5 2 0 0 65 27 2.818 18.8 0.0 6.5 4.1 0.63
8 Dad Clarke 33 0 1 .000 5.00 5.32 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 10 7 5 1 2 1 2 0 0 40 75 1.333 10.0 1.0 2.0 1.0 0.50
9 Lou Mahaffey 24 0 1 .000 3.00 4.21 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 10 9 3 0 5 1 0 0 1 41 126 1.667 10.0 0.0 5.0 1.0 0.20
Team Totals 25.4 70 81 .464 4.24 3.95 154 154 17 137 4 0 1334.0 1457 833 629 33 470 271 94 3 24 5847 85 1.445 9.8 0.2 3.2 1.8 0.58
Rank in 12 NL teams 9 4 10 4 9 7 5 9 10 10 10 9 12
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
Nick Altrock 21 11 29 3 26 0 2 1.000 2.64 P
Scoops Carey 27 8 103 94 5 4 5 .961 12.38 1B
Dad Clarke 33 1 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00 P
Fred Clarke 25 149 386 344 19 23 3 .940 2.44 OF
Josh Clarke 19 5 12 11 0 1 0 .917 2.20 OF
Billy Clingman 28 155 820 292 458 70 46 .915 4.84 3B-SS-2B-OF
Bert Cunningham 32 44 123 29 81 13 5 .894 2.50 P
Harry Davis 24 37 380 341 25 14 23 .963 9.89 1B-2B-OF
George Decker 32 38 299 283 13 3 18 .990 7.79 1B-OF
Charlie Dexter 22 110 260 207 41 12 5 .954 2.25 2 12 8 40% 44% OF-2B-C
Pete Dowling 21 36 91 11 68 12 2 .868 2.19 P
Red Ehret 29 12 25 3 17 5 0 .800 1.67 P
Chick Fraser 24 26 83 15 65 3 1 .964 3.08 P
Topsy Hartsel 24 21 29 25 2 2 1 .931 1.29 OF
Dummy Hoy 36 148 388 348 19 21 6 .946 2.48 OF
Malachi Kittridge 28 86 358 258 80 20 10 .944 3.93 12 109 73 40% 44% C
Tommy Leach 20 4 12 2 7 3 0 .750 2.25 3B-2B
Bill Magee 22 38 82 11 65 6 3 .927 2.00 P
Lou Mahaffey 24 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 P
Kid Nance 21 22 37 28 7 2 2 .946 1.59 OF
Doc Powers 27 29 137 112 21 4 3 .971 4.59 3 25 15 38% 44% C-1B-OF
John Richter 25 3 14 5 8 1 1 .929 4.33 3B
Claude Ritchey 24 151 900 402 440 58 62 .936 5.58 SS-2B
Heinie Smith 26 33 177 74 87 16 8 .910 4.88 2B
Cooney Snyder 25 17 62 43 15 4 1 .935 3.41 5 21 14 40% 44% C
General Stafford 30 51 195 92 86 17 9 .913 3.49 2B-OF-3B
Tom Stouch 28 4 20 8 9 3 1 .850 4.25 2B
Billy Taylor 27 8 29 10 14 5 0 .828 3.00 3B-2B
Frank Todd 28 4 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00 P
Honus Wagner 24 150 1082 847 192 43 57 .960 6.93 1B-3B-2B
Bill Wilson 30 29 147 97 34 16 2 .891 4.52 8 38 30 44% 44% C-1B
Team Totals 26.7 154 6284 3995 1907 382 276 .939 4.12 30 205 140 41% 44%
Rank in 12 NL teams 8 5 8
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
Nick Altrock# 21 11 32 -2 -0 0 0 2 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .502 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Purchased 1
Scoops Carey 27 8 33 -3 0 0 0 -0 -2 -0.2 1 -1 -0.1 .469 .498 -0.1 -0.0 -1 /3
Dad Clarke# 33 1 3 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .438 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 Traded /1
Fred Clarke* 25 149 667 19 1 0 6 -9 16 1.5 22 38 3.8 .511 .510 3.3 -0.3 32 Free Agency *O
Josh Clarke* 19 6 20 -2 0 0 0 -0 -2 -0.2 1 -2 -0.2 .460 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -2 /O
Billy Clingman# 28 154 609 -14 -1 0 3 8 -4 -0.4 21 17 1.7 .497 .498 1.5 1.0 14 Traded 56/4O
Bert Cunningham 32 44 150 -7 0 0 0 9 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .504 .501 0.2 0.0 2 1
Harry Davis 24 37 148 -8 0 0 0 -0 -8 -0.8 5 -3 -0.3 .479 .495 -0.3 -0.0 -3 Purchased 3/4O
George Decker* 32 42 161 0 0 0 0 -1 -0 -0.1 6 5 0.5 .499 .500 0.5 -0.1 5 Free Agency 3/O
Charlie Dexter 22 112 467 6 4 0 -1 -5 4 0.4 16 20 2.0 .504 .502 2.2 -0.6 21 O/42
Pete Dowling* 21 36 117 -7 0 0 0 7 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
Red Ehret 29 13 42 -2 0 0 0 3 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .506 .500 0.1 0.0 1 Purchased 1
Chick Fraser 24 26 87 -8 0 0 0 5 -3 -0.3 0 -3 -0.3 .489 .498 -0.3 0.0 -3 1
Topsy Hartsel* 24 22 85 2 -0 0 -2 -1 -1 -0.1 3 2 0.2 .495 .499 0.4 -0.3 4 Purchased O
Dummy Hoy* 36 148 659 19 0 0 -1 -7 11 1.0 22 33 3.3 .507 .506 3.4 -0.8 34 Traded *O
Malachi Kittridge 28 86 312 -11 -0 0 1 5 -5 -0.5 11 6 0.6 .494 .497 0.5 0.6 5 Purchased 2
Tommy Leach 20 3 10 -2 0 0 0 0 -2 -0.2 0 -1 -0.1 .444 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 Purchased /54
Bill Magee 22 38 115 -19 0 0 0 7 -12 -1.2 0 -12 -1.2 .470 .493 -1.1 0.0 -12 1
Lou Mahaffey 24 1 5 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .459 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /1
Kid Nance 21 22 91 5 -0 0 0 -1 3 0.3 3 6 0.6 .513 .502 0.6 -0.1 6 O
Doc Powers 27 34 107 -1 0 0 2 1 3 0.3 4 6 0.6 .508 .502 0.5 0.3 4 2/3O
John Richter? 25 3 14 -2 0 0 0 0 -2 -0.2 0 -1 -0.1 .439 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 /5
Claude Ritchey# 24 151 637 -11 -1 0 -10 6 -16 -1.6 22 6 0.7 .490 .491 1.7 -0.4 16 Traded 64
Heinie Smith 26 35 135 -11 0 0 -3 0 -13 -1.2 5 -8 -0.8 .465 .492 -0.5 -0.2 -5 4
Cooney Snyder 25 17 68 -7 0 0 -1 1 -7 -0.7 2 -5 -0.5 .459 .496 -0.4 0.0 -4 Purchased 2
General Stafford 30 49 207 1 -1 0 -2 -1 -2 -0.2 7 5 0.5 .495 .499 0.7 -0.3 7 Traded 4O/5
Tom Stouch 28 4 17 0 0 0 -1 0 -1 -0.1 1 -0 -0.0 .484 .500 0.1 -0.1 1 Purchased /4
Billy Taylor? 27 9 27 -1 -0 0 -1 0 -2 -0.1 1 -1 -0.0 .484 .499 0.1 -0.1 0 Purchased /54
Frank Todd? 28 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .509 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Purchased /1
Honus Wagner 24 151 635 11 -0 0 1 2 13 1.2 22 35 3.4 .508 .508 3.4 0.2 34 $1,650 Purchased 354
Bill Wilson? 30 29 110 -10 0 0 -3 2 -11 -1.1 4 -7 -0.7 .464 .493 -0.4 -0.1 -4 2/3
Team Total 26.7 1445 5775 -66 4 0 -12 33 -40 -4.4 177 136 13.9 .497 .501 15.5 -1.3 149 $1,650
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
Nick Altrock* 21 70.0 11 7 54 6.94 4.98 -0.08 0.00 99.0 5.01 -13 -1.2 1.0 -0.1 -0.6 -8 .395 .493 Purchased
Dad Clarke 33 9.0 1 1 7 7.00 4.98 -0.09 0.00 99.0 5.01 -2 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 -1 .353 .499 Traded
Bert Cunningham 32 362.0 44 42 174 4.33 4.98 -0.08 0.00 99.0 5.01 36 3.7 1.0 -0.3 6.8 66 .583 .523
Pete Dowling* 21 285.2 36 32 176 5.54 4.98 -0.08 0.00 99.0 5.00 -10 -0.9 1.0 -0.3 1.5 13 .474 .494
Red Ehret 29 89.0 12 10 72 7.28 4.98 -0.09 0.00 99.0 5.01 -20 -1.7 1.0 -0.1 -0.9 -13 .359 .490 Purchased
Chick Fraser 24 203.0 26 26 157 6.96 4.98 -0.08 0.00 99.0 5.01 -39 -3.3 -0.2 -1.6 -23 .372 .480
Bill Magee 22 295.1 38 33 163 4.97 4.98 -0.08 0.00 99.0 5.01 9 0.8 1.0 -0.3 3.4 32 .522 .505
Lou Mahaffey 24 9.0 1 1 9 9.00 4.98 -0.08 0.00 99.0 5.01 -4 -0.3 -0.0 -0.2 -3 .236 .498
Frank Todd* 28 11.0 4 2 21 17.18 4.98 -0.10 0.00 99.0 5.03 -15 -1.0 1.0 -0.0 -0.9 -14 .242 .494 Purchased
Team Total 25.4 1334.0 173 154 833 5.62 4.98 -0.08 0.00 99.0 5.01 -58 -4.1 1.0 -1.2 7.4 50 .477 .501
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