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1899 Louisville Colonels

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1898

75-77, Finished 9th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Fred Clarke (75-77)
Scored 833 runs, Allowed 782 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-72

Ballparks: Eclipse Park II · Attendance: 109,319 (10th of 12)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 100, Pitching - 100 · one-year: Batting - 103, Pitching - 103


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1898 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 Chief Zimmer 38 75 302 262 43 78 11 3 2 29 9 22 17 .298 .370 .385 .755 107 101 8 10
2 1B Mike Kelley 23 76 314 282 48 68 11 2 3 33 10 21 22 .241 .307 .326 .634 74 92 6 5
3 2B Claude Ritchey# 25 148 620 540 66 162 16 7 4 73 21 49 19 .300 .369 .378 .747 105 204 10 21
4 SS Billy Clingman# 29 110 427 369 68 97 15 5 2 45 13 46 34 .263 .349 .347 .696 91 128 3 9
5 3B Tommy Leach 21 106 454 406 75 117 10 6 5 57 19 37 27 .288 .349 .379 .728 99 154 1 10
6 OF Charlie Dexter 23 81 345 298 47 76 7 1 1 34 21 21 20 .255 .315 .295 .610 68 88 5 21
7 OF Dummy Hoy* 37 155 723 636 117 194 17 13 5 49 33 62 31 .305 .376 .396 .772 112 252 10 15
8 OF Fred Clarke* 26 149 681 606 122 206 23 9 5 70 49 49 18 .340 .404 .432 .836 129 262 16 10
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 Honus Wagner 25 148 630 575 100 196 45 13 7 114 37 40 36 .341 .395 .501 .895 145 288 11 4
10 C Doc Powers 28 49 182 169 15 35 8 2 0 22 1 6 8 .207 .239 .278 .517 41 47 1 6
11 C Malachi Kittridge 29 46 172 131 11 26 2 1 0 13 3 26 6 .198 .335 .229 .564 56 30 1 14
12 1B George Decker* 33 39 165 138 14 37 8 1 1 18 3 12 5 .268 .336 .362 .698 91 50 2 13
13 1B Dave Wills* 22 24 96 94 15 21 3 1 0 12 1 2 11 .223 .240 .277 .516 41 26 0 0
14 OF Topsy Hartsel* 25 30 89 75 8 18 1 1 1 7 1 11 17 .240 .345 .320 .665 83 24 1 2
15 OF Fred Ketchum* 23 15 63 61 13 18 1 0 0 5 2 0 6 .295 .306 .311 .618 69 19 1 1
16 UT Tacks Latimer 21 9 32 29 3 8 1 0 0 4 1 2 1 .276 .323 .310 .633 74 9 0 1
17 C Farmer Steelman? 24 4 18 15 2 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 5 .067 .176 .200 .376 3 3 0 1
18 C Tom Messitt? 24 3 11 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .091 .091 .091 .182 -50 1 0 0
19 SS Bob Langsford* 33 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
20 SS Burley Bayer? 25 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
21 Harry Croft? 23 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
22 SS Rudy Hulswitt 22 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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
23 P Bert Cunningham 33 44 163 154 17 40 2 0 2 17 1 5 13 .260 .283 .312 .595 63 48 0 4
24 P Walt Woods 24 42 142 126 15 19 1 1 1 14 5 10 7 .151 .213 .198 .412 13 25 0 6
25 P Deacon Phillippe 27 44 142 128 17 26 5 0 0 10 3 8 16 .203 .255 .242 .498 37 31 1 5
26 P Pete Dowling* 22 35 124 119 10 27 4 0 0 9 1 2 31 .227 .246 .261 .506 39 31 1 2
27 P Rube Waddell 22 10 34 34 2 8 2 0 0 3 0 0 7 .235 .235 .294 .529 45 10 0 0
28 P Bill Magee 23 12 29 27 1 3 1 1 0 5 0 0 5 .111 .111 .222 .333 -10 6 0 2
29 P Patsy Flaherty* 23 7 27 24 3 5 1 1 0 6 0 3 4 .208 .296 .333 .630 72 8 0 0
30 P Harry Wilhelm 25 5 13 12 1 3 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 .250 .308 .667 .974 164 8 0 0
31 P Clay Fauver# 26 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
32 P Kitty Brashear 21 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 174 1 0 0
Team Totals 27.4 156 6014 5336 833 1491 195 70 40 653 234 437 372 .279 .343 .365 .708 94 1946 78 163
Rank in 12 NL teams 3 6 6 4 10 3 5 5 11 8 7 7 7 5 4
Non-Pitcher Totals 27.6 156 5334 4706 767 1359 179 66 36 587 224 408 288 .289 .355 .378 .733 101 1778 76 144
Pitcher Totals 26.3 156 680 630 66 132 16 4 4 66 10 29 84 .210 .247 .267 .513 41 168 2 19
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 33 17 17 .500 3.84 3.71 39 37 2 33 1 0 323.2 385 188 138 4 75 36 15 4 4 1396 100 1.421 10.7 0.1 2.1 1.0 0.48
2 SP Deacon Phillippe 27 21 17 .553 3.17 3.58 42 38 4 33 2 1 321.0 331 178 113 10 64 68 7 2 3 1315 122 1.231 9.3 0.3 1.8 1.9 1.06
3 SP Pete Dowling* 22 13 17 .433 3.05 3.73 35 33 2 30 0 0 298.1 329 166 101 6 95 89 17 1 3 1290 126 1.421 9.9 0.2 2.9 2.7 0.94
4 SP Walt Woods 24 9 13 .409 3.28 4.05 26 21 5 17 0 0 186.1 216 100 68 9 37 21 7 0 2 790 117 1.358 10.4 0.4 1.8 1.0 0.57
5 SP Bill Magee 23 3 7 .300 5.20 4.32 12 10 2 6 1 0 71.0 91 58 41 1 28 13 9 0 2 330 74 1.676 11.5 0.1 3.5 1.6 0.46
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 Rube Waddell* 22 7 2 .778 3.08 3.32 10 9 1 9 1 1 79.0 69 38 27 4 14 44 8 0 2 316 126 1.051 7.9 0.5 1.6 5.0 3.14
7 Patsy Flaherty* 23 2 3 .400 2.31 3.14 5 4 1 4 0 0 39.0 41 21 10 0 5 5 1 0 0 158 168 1.179 9.5 0.0 1.2 1.2 1.00
8 Harry Wilhelm 25 1 1 .500 6.12 3.46 5 3 2 2 0 0 25.0 36 22 17 1 3 6 1 0 0 111 64 1.560 13.0 0.4 1.1 2.2 2.00
9 Clay Fauver 26 1 0 1.000 0.00 3.38 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 11 4 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 39 1.444 11.0 0.0 2.0 1.0 0.50
10 Kitty Brashear 21 1 0 1.000 4.50 2.81 3 0 2 0 0 0 8.0 8 7 4 0 2 5 1 0 0 34 90 1.250 9.0 0.0 2.3 5.6 2.50
Team Totals 26.2 75 77 .493 3.43 3.71 156 156 21 135 5 2 1360.1 1517 782 519 35 325 288 66 7 16 5779 112 1.354 10.0 0.2 2.2 1.9 0.89
Rank in 12 NL teams 8 4 6 5 9 6 3 10 9 7 8 2 10
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
Kitty Brashear 21 3 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.00 P
Burley Bayer 25 1 5 2 1 2 0 .600 3.00 SS
Fred Clarke 26 148 390 341 29 20 2 .949 2.50 OF-SS
Billy Clingman 29 110 635 195 385 55 44 .913 5.27 SS
Bert Cunningham 33 43 152 40 103 9 2 .941 3.33 P-OF-SS
George Decker 33 39 444 415 15 14 23 .968 11.03 1B
Charlie Dexter 23 78 189 138 35 16 3 .915 2.22 OF-SS
Pete Dowling 22 35 91 5 75 11 2 .879 2.29 P
Clay Fauver 26 1 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00 P
Patsy Flaherty 23 7 17 4 8 5 0 .706 1.71 P-OF
Topsy Hartsel 25 22 41 36 2 3 1 .927 1.73 OF
Dummy Hoy 37 155 373 325 21 27 8 .928 2.23 OF
Rudy Hulswitt 22 1 6 1 1 4 0 .333 2.00 SS
Mike Kelley 23 76 804 745 38 21 37 .974 10.30 1B
Fred Ketchum 23 15 17 17 0 0 0 1.000 1.13 OF
Malachi Kittridge 29 44 199 135 59 5 6 .975 4.41 4 54 55 50% 44% C
Bob Langsford 33 1 5 3 2 0 0 1.000 5.00 SS
Tacks Latimer 21 9 51 38 10 3 0 .941 5.33 2 12 9 43% 44% C-1B
Tommy Leach 21 107 533 194 278 61 17 .886 4.41 3B-SS-2B
Bill Magee 23 12 29 5 22 2 0 .931 2.25 P
Tom Messitt 24 3 12 5 7 0 0 1.000 4.00 0 3 7 70% 44% C
Deacon Phillippe 27 44 99 15 77 7 3 .929 2.09 P-OF
Doc Powers 28 45 203 161 29 13 6 .936 4.22 1 46 25 35% 44% C-1B
Claude Ritchey 25 149 887 379 454 54 58 .939 5.59 2B-SS
Farmer Steelman 24 4 14 11 2 1 0 .929 3.25 1 5 2 29% 44% C
Rube Waddell 22 10 20 4 14 2 1 .900 1.80 P
Honus Wagner 25 148 497 264 202 31 20 .938 3.15 3B-OF-2B-1B
Harry Wilhelm 25 5 9 1 8 0 0 1.000 1.80 P
Dave Wills 22 24 279 259 8 12 9 .957 11.13 1B
Walt Woods 24 42 158 38 108 12 2 .924 3.48 P-2B-SS-OF
Chief Zimmer 38 73 390 300 81 9 9 .977 5.22 6 77 72 48% 44% C-1B
Team Totals 27.3 156 6554 4076 2079 399 253 .939 4.23 14 197 170 46% 44%
Rank in 12 NL teams 9 9 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
Burley Bayer? 25 1 3 -1 0 0 -1 0 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .333 .499 -0.1 -0.1 -1 /6
Kitty Brashear 21 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .511 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
Fred Clarke* 26 149 681 28 1 0 4 -8 24 2.1 22 46 4.4 .515 .513 4.1 -0.4 42 $2,400 Free Agency *O/6
Billy Clingman# 29 110 427 -4 -1 0 4 7 6 0.5 15 21 2.0 .505 .503 1.7 1.0 17 Traded *6
Harry Croft? 23 2 2 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.0 .475 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 Rule 5 Draft
Bert Cunningham 33 44 163 -9 0 0 0 12 4 0.3 0 4 0.3 .508 .502 0.3 -0.0 4 1/O6
George Decker* 33 39 165 -1 -0 0 -2 -1 -4 -0.4 6 2 0.2 .490 .498 0.4 -0.2 4 Free Agency 3
Charlie Dexter 23 81 345 -14 1 0 3 -4 -14 -1.3 12 -2 -0.1 .484 .492 -0.3 -0.1 -5 O/6
Pete Dowling* 22 35 124 -12 0 0 0 9 -3 -0.3 0 -3 -0.3 .493 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -3 1
Clay Fauver# 26 1 4 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .428 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 /1
Patsy Flaherty* 23 7 27 -1 0 0 0 2 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .511 .500 0.1 -0.0 1 /1O
Topsy Hartsel* 25 30 89 -2 -0 0 0 -1 -4 -0.3 3 -1 -0.0 .489 .498 -0.0 -0.1 -1 Purchased O
Dummy Hoy* 37 155 723 12 -2 0 -8 -7 -4 -0.4 23 19 2.0 .498 .498 2.7 -1.4 27 Traded *O
Rudy Hulswitt 22 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .502 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /6
Mike Kelley 23 76 314 -11 -0 0 1 -1 -11 -1.1 11 -0 0.1 .486 .494 -0.0 -0.0 -1 3
Fred Ketchum* 23 15 63 -3 -0 0 -1 -1 -5 -0.5 2 -3 -0.2 .470 .497 -0.1 -0.2 -2 O
Malachi Kittridge 29 46 172 -7 -0 0 2 3 -2 -0.2 6 4 0.4 .496 .499 0.2 0.4 2 Purchased 2
Bob Langsford* 33 1 4 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .405 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 /6
Tacks Latimer 21 9 32 -1 -0 0 -1 1 -2 -0.1 1 -0 -0.0 .485 .499 0.1 -0.0 1 /23
Tommy Leach 21 106 454 -1 -1 0 -6 4 -3 -0.3 16 12 1.3 .497 .498 1.9 -0.2 19 Purchased 56/4
Bill Magee 23 12 29 -5 0 0 0 2 -3 -0.2 0 -3 -0.2 .480 .499 -0.2 0.0 -3 1
Tom Messitt? 24 3 11 -2 0 0 0 0 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .429 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 /2
Deacon Phillippe 27 44 142 -12 -0 0 0 11 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .496 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -2 Rule 5 Draft 1/O
Doc Powers 28 49 182 -15 0 0 1 2 -11 -1.0 6 -4 -0.4 .480 .494 -0.4 0.3 -5 2/3
Claude Ritchey# 25 148 620 7 -2 0 -2 2 5 0.4 21 26 2.6 .503 .503 2.8 -0.0 28 Traded *46
Farmer Steelman? 24 4 18 -3 0 0 0 0 -2 -0.2 1 -2 -0.2 .447 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 /2
Rube Waddell 22 10 34 -3 0 0 0 3 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .496 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 Free Agency 1
Honus Wagner 25 148 630 33 1 0 8 -1 41 3.6 22 62 5.8 .525 .523 5.2 0.6 55 $1,950 Purchased 5O/43
Harry Wilhelm 25 5 13 1 0 0 0 1 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .532 .501 0.2 0.0 2 /1
Dave Wills* 22 24 96 -8 0 0 -2 -0 -11 -1.0 3 -7 -0.6 .459 .494 -0.5 -0.2 -5 3
Walt Woods 24 42 142 -16 0 0 0 11 -5 -0.5 0 -5 -0.5 .489 .497 -0.4 0.0 -5 Conditional Deal 14/6O
Chief Zimmer 38 75 302 4 -1 0 3 4 10 0.8 10 20 1.9 .512 .505 1.7 0.6 17 Free Agency 23
Team Total 27.4 1475 6014 -49 -3 0 3 51 3 -0.7 179 181 17.9 .500 .503 18.1 0.0 179 $4,350
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
Kitty Brashear 21 8.0 3 0 7 7.88 5.23 0.02 0.00 100.0 5.21 -2 -0.2 1.0 -0.0 -0.1 -1 .438 .499
Bert Cunningham 33 323.2 39 37 188 5.23 5.23 0.02 0.00 100.0 5.21 8 0.8 1.0 -0.3 3.5 36 .519 .505
Pete Dowling* 22 298.1 35 33 166 5.01 5.23 0.02 0.00 100.0 5.21 15 1.4 1.0 -0.3 3.9 40 .540 .509
Clay Fauver 26 9.0 1 1 4 4.00 5.23 0.02 0.00 100.0 5.21 1 0.1 -0.0 0.2 2 .644 .501
Patsy Flaherty* 23 39.0 5 4 21 4.85 5.23 0.02 0.00 100.0 5.21 3 0.2 1.0 -0.0 0.6 6 .550 .502
Bill Magee 23 71.0 12 10 58 7.35 5.23 0.02 0.00 100.0 5.21 -15 -1.2 1.0 -0.1 -0.6 -9 .396 .492
Deacon Phillippe 27 321.0 42 38 178 4.99 5.23 0.02 0.00 100.0 5.21 17 1.5 1.0 -0.3 4.3 44 .537 .510 Rule 5 Draft
Rube Waddell* 22 79.0 10 9 38 4.33 5.23 0.02 0.00 100.0 5.21 10 1.0 1.0 -0.1 1.6 17 .596 .506 Free Agency
Harry Wilhelm 25 25.0 5 3 22 7.92 5.23 0.02 0.00 100.0 5.21 -7 -0.6 1.0 -0.0 -0.3 -5 .387 .497
Walt Woods 24 186.1 26 21 100 4.83 5.23 0.02 0.00 100.0 5.21 13 1.2 1.0 -0.2 2.8 29 .547 .507 Conditional Deal
Team Total 26.2 1360.1 178 156 782 5.17 5.23 0.02 0.00 100.0 5.21 43 4.3 1.0 -1.4 15.9 159 .524 .506
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1898 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics