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1898 New York Giants

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1897 / 1899

77-73, Finished 7th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bill Joyce (68-60) and Cap Anson (9-13)
Scored 837 runs, Allowed 800 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 78-72

Ballparks: Polo Grounds IV & West New York Field Club Grounds · Attendance: 265,414 (4th of 12)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 97, Pitching - 97 · one-year: Batting - 95, Pitching - 94


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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 Jack Warner* 25 110 409 373 40 96 14 5 0 42 9 22 28 .257 .316 .322 .638 85 120 10 4
2 1B Bill Joyce* 30 145 619 508 91 131 20 9 10 91 34 88 60 .258 .386 .392 .778 125 199 18 5
3 2B Kid Gleason# 31 150 619 570 78 126 8 5 0 62 21 39 28 .221 .278 .253 .531 54 144 6 4
4 SS George Davis# 27 121 529 486 80 149 20 5 2 86 26 32 15 .307 .351 .381 .731 112 185 1 10
5 3B Fred Hartman 30 123 507 475 57 129 16 11 2 88 11 25 24 .272 .313 .364 .678 96 173 4 3
6 OF Mike Tiernan* 31 103 475 415 90 116 15 11 5 49 19 43 12 .280 .357 .405 .762 121 168 7 10
7 OF George Van Haltren* 32 156 722 654 129 204 28 16 2 68 36 59 40 .312 .372 .413 .785 127 270 4 5
8 OF Jack Doyle 28 82 316 297 42 84 15 3 1 43 14 12 12 .283 .317 .364 .681 97 108 3 4
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 Mike Grady 28 93 340 287 64 85 19 5 3 49 20 38 28 .296 .399 .429 .827 140 123 11 4
10 UT Charlie Gettig 27 64 214 196 30 49 6 2 0 26 5 15 16 .250 .310 .301 .611 77 59 2 1
11 OF Walt Wilmot# 34 35 149 138 16 33 4 2 2 22 4 9 4 .239 .286 .341 .626 81 47 0 2
12 OF Tom McCreery# 23 35 142 121 15 24 4 3 1 17 3 19 26 .198 .307 .306 .613 78 37 0 2
13 OF Pop Foster 20 32 113 112 10 30 6 1 0 9 0 0 15 .268 .268 .339 .607 76 38 0 1
14 UT Tacks Latimer 20 5 17 17 1 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .294 .294 .353 .647 87 6 0 0
15 SS Ed Glenn 22 2 11 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 .250 .571 .250 .821 140 1 0 4
16 3B John Puhl? 21 2 9 9 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .222 .222 .222 .444 29 2 0 0
17 OF Joe Regan 25 2 5 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 16 1 0 0
18 OF Jack Gilbert* 22 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 45 1 0 0
19 OF Parke Wilson 30 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
20 C Dave Zearfoss? 30 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 480 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
21 P Cy Seymour* 25 80 309 297 41 82 5 2 4 23 8 9 22 .276 .300 .347 .646 87 103 1 2
22 P Amos Rusie 27 41 139 138 23 29 2 4 0 8 2 1 8 .210 .216 .283 .498 44 39 0 0
23 P Jouett Meekin 31 38 138 129 16 27 5 1 0 12 0 9 7 .209 .261 .264 .524 52 34 0 0
24 P Ed Doheny* 24 28 92 86 11 14 1 1 2 11 0 4 16 .163 .217 .267 .485 40 23 2 0
25 P Bill Carrick 24 5 19 18 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 1 3 .167 .211 .222 .433 25 4 0 0
26 P Jock Menefee 30 1 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0
Team Totals 28.7 157 5907 5349 837 1422 190 86 34 712 214 428 369 .266 .328 .353 .681 97 1886 69 61
Rank in 12 NL teams 1 3 7 3 3 3 4 6 7 8 7 6 7 5 6
Non-Pitcher Totals 29.0 157 5205 4676 746 1267 176 78 28 656 204 404 313 .271 .338 .360 .697 102 1683 66 59
Pitcher Totals 26.5 157 702 673 91 155 14 8 6 56 10 24 56 .230 .260 .302 .562 63 203 3 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
* - 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 Cy Seymour* 25 25 19 .568 3.18 3.63 45 43 2 39 4 0 356.2 313 199 126 4 213 239 32 1 19 1581 110 1.475 7.9 0.1 5.4 6.0 1.12
2 SP Jouett Meekin 31 16 18 .471 3.77 3.75 38 37 1 34 1 0 320.0 329 185 134 9 108 82 12 0 11 1367 93 1.366 9.3 0.3 3.0 2.3 0.76
3 SP Amos Rusie 27 20 11 .645 3.03 3.39 37 36 1 33 4 1 300.0 288 149 101 6 103 114 9 0 13 1261 116 1.303 8.6 0.2 3.1 3.4 1.11
4 SP Ed Doheny* 24 7 19 .269 3.68 3.63 28 27 1 23 0 0 213.0 238 164 87 1 101 96 20 0 19 970 95 1.592 10.1 0.0 4.3 4.1 0.95
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
5 RP Charlie Gettig? 27 6 3 .667 3.83 3.86 17 8 9 7 0 0 115.0 141 72 49 1 39 14 8 0 1 518 91 1.565 11.0 0.1 3.1 1.1 0.36
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 Bill Carrick 24 3 1 .750 3.40 4.23 5 4 1 4 0 0 39.2 39 23 15 0 21 10 5 0 0 179 104 1.513 8.8 0.0 4.8 2.3 0.48
7 Jock Menefee 30 0 1 .000 4.82 3.41 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.1 11 8 5 0 2 3 2 0 0 42 76 1.393 10.6 0.0 1.9 2.9 1.50
Team Totals 26.9 77 72 .517 3.44 3.64 157 156 15 141 9 1 1353.2 1359 800 517 21 587 558 88 1 63 5918 102 1.438 9.0 0.1 3.9 3.7 0.95
Rank in 12 NL teams 7 6 6 2 6 5 2 4 8 6 5 12 1
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
Bill Carrick 24 5 15 5 10 0 1 1.000 3.00 P
George Davis 27 121 825 349 421 55 61 .933 6.36 SS
Ed Doheny 24 28 86 14 62 10 2 .884 2.71 P
Jack Doyle 28 84 382 286 76 20 16 .948 4.31 3 1 2 67% 44% OF-1B-SS-3B-C
Pop Foster 20 33 73 37 25 11 1 .849 1.88 OF-3B-SS
Charlie Gettig 27 66 194 70 103 21 6 .892 2.62 0 0 0 P-OF-2B-SS-3B-1B-C
Jack Gilbert 22 1 2 1 0 1 0 .500 1.00 OF
Kid Gleason 31 150 931 383 488 60 58 .936 5.81 2B-SS
Ed Glenn 22 2 4 1 2 1 0 .750 1.50 SS
Mike Grady 28 97 429 321 74 34 7 .921 4.07 22 54 43 44% 44% C-OF-1B-SS
Fred Hartman 30 123 483 146 280 57 16 .882 3.46 3B
Bill Joyce 30 146 1446 1271 121 54 73 .963 9.53 1B-3B-2B
Tacks Latimer 20 6 28 16 8 4 1 .857 4.00 3 5 6 55% 44% C-OF
Tom McCreery 23 35 50 37 4 9 0 .820 1.17 OF
Jouett Meekin 31 38 78 18 51 9 0 .885 1.82 P
Jock Menefee 30 1 4 0 3 1 0 .750 3.00 P
John Puhl 21 2 9 1 5 3 1 .667 3.00 3B
Joe Regan 25 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50 OF
Amos Rusie 27 39 100 20 68 12 3 .880 2.26 P-1B-OF
Cy Seymour 25 81 217 72 120 25 9 .885 2.37 P-OF-2B
Mike Tiernan 31 103 146 130 12 4 2 .973 1.38 OF
George Van Haltren 32 156 350 299 22 29 5 .917 2.06 OF
Jack Warner 25 110 699 538 139 22 10 .969 6.15 28 128 104 45% 44% C-OF
Walt Wilmot 34 34 44 35 4 5 0 .886 1.15 OF
Parke Wilson 30 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 OF
Dave Zearfoss 30 1 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 3.00 0 0 1 100% 44% C
Team Totals 28.5 157 6599 4053 2099 447 272 .932 4.20 56 188 156 45% 44%
Rank in 12 NL teams 12 6 11
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
Bill Carrick 24 5 19 -2 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .488 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 /1
George Davis# 27 121 529 8 -0 0 6 8 22 2.0 18 40 3.9 .517 .513 3.4 1.3 34 Traded *6
Ed Doheny* 24 28 92 -7 0 0 0 6 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .495 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 Free Agency 1
Jack Doyle 28 82 316 -1 0 0 -1 -1 -4 -0.4 11 7 0.8 .496 .498 0.9 -0.2 8 Free Agency O36/52
Pop Foster 20 32 113 -5 0 0 -2 -1 -7 -0.7 4 -3 -0.3 .479 .496 -0.1 -0.3 -1 O5/6
Charlie Gettig 27 64 214 -6 -0 0 -2 -0 -8 -0.8 7 -1 -0.1 .488 .495 0.2 -0.2 1 O14/6532
Jack Gilbert* 22 1 4 -0 0 0 0 -0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .479 .500 -0.0 -0.0 -0 /O
Kid Gleason# 31 150 619 -32 -0 0 5 2 -25 -2.5 21 -4 -0.3 .484 .485 -0.7 0.7 -9 Traded *4/6
Ed Glenn 22 2 11 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .551 .501 0.1 0.0 1 /6
Mike Grady 28 93 340 16 0 0 -7 2 12 1.1 12 23 2.3 .512 .507 3.0 -0.5 30 Traded 2O/36
Fred Hartman 30 123 507 -3 -0 0 2 4 2 0.2 17 20 2.0 .502 .501 1.9 0.6 18 Traded *5
Bill Joyce* 30 145 619 20 0 0 3 -1 22 2.1 21 44 4.3 .515 .513 4.0 0.2 40 Traded *35/4
Tacks Latimer 20 5 17 -0 0 0 -2 0 -2 -0.2 1 -2 -0.1 .461 .499 0.1 -0.2 0 /2O
Tom McCreery# 23 35 142 -4 -0 0 -2 -2 -9 -0.8 5 -4 -0.3 .476 .495 -0.1 -0.4 -2 Traded O
Jouett Meekin 31 38 138 -8 1 0 0 8 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .503 .501 0.1 0.0 1 Traded 1
Jock Menefee 30 1 5 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .408 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 /1
John Puhl? 21 2 9 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -0 -0.0 .464 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /5
Joe Regan 25 2 5 -0 0 0 0 -0 -1 -0.1 0 -0 -0.0 .473 .500 -0.0 -0.0 -0 /O
Amos Rusie 27 41 139 -10 0 0 0 8 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .495 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -2 Assigned--by lg 1/3O
Cy Seymour* 25 80 309 -6 -0 0 -1 17 9 0.9 0 9 0.9 .511 .505 1.0 -0.3 10 Free Agency 1O/4
Mike Tiernan* 31 103 475 12 -0 0 -6 -6 -0 -0.1 15 15 1.5 .500 .500 2.2 -1.2 21 *O
George Van Haltren* 32 156 722 23 -0 0 -1 -8 14 1.3 23 37 3.7 .508 .508 3.8 -0.8 38 Purchased *O
Jack Warner* 25 110 409 -7 -0 0 -1 7 -2 -0.2 14 12 1.3 .499 .499 1.4 0.5 13 Jumped Lgs *2/O
Walt Wilmot# 34 35 149 -3 -0 0 -2 -2 -8 -0.7 5 -2 -0.2 .479 .495 -0.0 -0.4 -1 O
Parke Wilson 30 1 4 -1 0 0 0 -0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .389 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1 Purchased /O
Dave Zearfoss? 30 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 0 0 0.1 .546 .500 0.1 0.0 1 Amateur Free Agent /2
Team Total 28.7 1456 5907 -18 -1 0 -11 42 13 0.6 175 188 18.8 .501 .502 20.3 -1.2 199
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
Bill Carrick 24 39.2 5 4 23 5.22 4.92 -0.08 0.00 96.0 4.80 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.3 2 .484 .499
Ed Doheny* 24 213.0 28 27 164 6.93 4.92 -0.08 0.00 96.0 4.80 -45 -3.8 1.0 -0.2 -2.0 -28 .364 .476 Free Agency
Charlie Gettig? 27 115.0 17 8 72 5.63 4.92 -0.08 0.00 96.0 4.80 -8 -0.7 1.0 -0.1 0.3 2 .458 .496
Jouett Meekin 31 320.0 38 37 185 5.20 4.92 -0.08 0.00 96.0 4.80 -7 -0.6 1.0 -0.3 2.1 19 .484 .496 Traded
Jock Menefee 30 9.1 1 1 8 7.71 4.92 -0.08 0.00 96.0 4.80 -3 -0.2 -0.0 -0.1 -2 .287 .499
Amos Rusie 27 300.0 37 36 149 4.47 4.92 -0.07 0.00 96.0 4.79 18 1.8 1.0 -0.3 4.4 43 .549 .511 Assigned--by lg
Cy Seymour* 25 356.2 45 43 199 5.02 4.92 -0.07 0.00 96.0 4.79 -0 -0.0 1.0 -0.3 3.0 28 .499 .500 Free Agency
Team Total 26.9 1353.2 171 156 800 5.32 4.92 -0.07 0.00 96.0 4.79 -45 -3.7 1.0 -1.2 8.0 64 .478 .497
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