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1897 St. Louis Browns

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1896 / 1898

29-102, Finished 12th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Tommy Dowd (6-22), Hugh Nicol (8-32), Bill Hallman (13-36) and Chris Von Der Ahe (2-12)
Scored 592 runs, Allowed 1088 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 32-99

Ballparks: Robison Field · Attendance: 136,400 (11th of 12)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 97, Pitching - 102 · one-year: Batting - 93, Pitching - 98


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1896 / 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 Klondike Douglass* 25 126 587 519 77 170 15 3 6 50 12 52 20 .328 .402 .403 .805 115 209 13 3
2 1B Mike Grady 27 84 367 326 49 91 11 3 8 57 7 26 15 .279 .351 .405 .756 101 132 10 5
3 2B Bill Hallman 30 80 338 302 32 67 7 2 0 26 12 24 15 .222 .288 .258 .546 46 78 4 8
4 SS Monte Cross 27 132 547 465 60 133 17 11 4 55 38 62 44 .286 .378 .396 .774 107 184 7 13
5 3B Fred Hartman 29 125 559 519 67 158 21 8 2 67 18 26 24 .304 .350 .387 .737 97 201 10 4
6 OF Tuck Turner# 30 103 461 416 58 121 17 12 2 41 8 35 18 .291 .350 .404 .754 101 168 3 7
7 OF Dick Harley* 24 90 387 333 43 96 6 4 3 35 23 36 23 .288 .378 .357 .735 97 119 12 6
8 OF Dan Lally* 29 88 381 359 57 102 16 5 2 42 12 9 23 .284 .315 .373 .688 83 134 7 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
9 UT John Houseman? 27 80 317 278 34 68 6 6 0 21 16 28 24 .245 .329 .309 .638 71 86 7 4
10 C Morgan Murphy 30 63 222 211 13 36 2 0 0 12 1 6 8 .171 .197 .180 .377 1 38 1 4
11 OF Tommy Dowd 28 35 157 145 25 38 9 1 0 9 11 6 6 .262 .291 .338 .629 68 49 0 6
12 C Ed McFarland 22 31 120 107 14 35 5 2 1 17 2 8 2 .327 .374 .439 .813 117 47 0 5
13 1B Roger Connor* 39 22 97 83 13 19 3 1 1 12 3 13 6 .229 .333 .325 .659 76 27 0 1
14 2B Lou Bierbauer* 31 12 49 46 1 10 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 .217 .217 .217 .435 16 10 0 3
15 OF Bill Kissinger 25 14 42 39 7 13 3 2 0 6 0 3 5 .333 .381 .513 .894 137 20 0 0
16 OF Ed Biecher? 21 3 12 12 1 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 78 4 0 0
17 OF Frank Huelsman 23 2 7 7 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .714 89 3 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
18 P Red Donahue 24 49 163 155 11 33 7 2 1 14 1 4 36 .213 .233 .303 .536 42 47 0 4
19 P Bill Hart? 31 46 157 156 14 39 1 2 2 14 4 1 13 .250 .255 .321 .575 53 50 0 0
20 P Kid Carsey* 24 13 44 43 2 13 2 2 0 5 1 1 6 .302 .318 .442 .760 102 19 0 0
21 P Willie Sudhoff 22 11 44 42 7 10 1 0 0 3 0 1 4 .238 .256 .262 .518 38 11 0 1
22 P Percy Coleman? 20 13 34 31 2 7 0 0 0 3 0 1 5 .226 .294 .226 .520 40 7 2 0
23 P Duke Esper? 29 8 26 25 2 8 0 0 0 3 0 1 2 .320 .346 .320 .666 78 8 0 0
24 P Con Lucid? 23 6 21 17 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 2 .176 .333 .176 .510 38 3 0 0
25 P Bill Hutchinson 37 6 19 18 1 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 6 .278 .316 .389 .705 88 7 0 0
26 P John Grimes 28 3 10 7 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 2 .286 .500 .286 .786 113 2 0 0
27 P Mike McDermott? 34 4 9 9 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222 .222 .333 .556 47 3 0 0
28 P Roy Evans 23 3 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 .000 .500 .000 .500 40 0 0 0
Team Totals 27.6 133 5183 4673 592 1285 151 67 32 496 172 354 314 .275 .336 .357 .693 85 1666 76 80
Rank in 12 NL teams 7 12 10 11 11 6 10 11 6 11 10 11 11 11 2
Non-Pitcher Totals 27.7 133 4650 4167 551 1163 139 60 29 452 166 334 235 .279 .343 .362 .706 88 1509 74 75
Pitcher Totals 26.5 133 533 506 41 122 12 7 3 44 6 20 79 .241 .273 .310 .583 55 157 2 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
* - 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 Red Donahue 24 10 35 .222 6.13 4.65 46 42 4 38 1 1 348.0 485 306 237 16 106 64 22 0 9 1612 72 1.698 12.5 0.4 2.7 1.7 0.60
2 SP Bill Hart 31 9 27 .250 6.26 4.98 39 38 1 31 0 0 294.2 395 292 205 10 148 67 16 0 15 1405 70 1.843 12.1 0.3 4.5 2.0 0.45
3 SP Kid Carsey 24 3 8 .273 6.00 4.75 12 11 1 11 0 0 99.0 133 81 66 5 31 14 4 0 2 452 73 1.657 12.1 0.5 2.8 1.3 0.45
4 SP Willie Sudhoff 22 2 7 .222 4.47 4.84 11 9 2 9 0 0 92.2 126 72 46 8 21 19 4 0 1 417 99 1.586 12.2 0.8 2.0 1.8 0.90
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 Percy Coleman 20 1 2 .333 7.19 4.87 13 5 7 3 0 0 66.1 108 76 53 0 33 10 8 0 4 339 61 2.126 14.7 0.0 4.5 1.4 0.30
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 Duke Esper* 29 1 6 .143 5.28 4.75 8 8 0 7 0 0 61.1 95 51 36 5 12 8 1 0 0 284 84 1.745 13.9 0.7 1.8 1.2 0.67
7 Con Lucid? 23 1 5 .167 3.67 4.75 6 6 0 5 0 0 49.0 66 46 20 0 26 4 0 0 1 233 120 1.878 12.1 0.0 4.8 0.7 0.15
8 Bill Hutchinson 37 1 4 .200 6.08 6.49 6 5 1 2 0 0 40.0 55 41 27 5 22 5 2 0 2 194 73 1.925 12.4 1.1 5.0 1.1 0.23
9 Bill Kissinger 25 0 4 .000 11.49 6.03 7 4 3 2 0 0 31.1 51 50 40 2 15 5 8 0 3 164 39 2.106 14.6 0.6 4.3 1.4 0.33
10 Mike McDermott 34 1 2 .333 9.28 6.93 4 4 0 1 0 0 21.1 23 23 22 2 19 3 0 0 1 103 48 1.969 9.7 0.8 8.0 1.3 0.16
11 John Grimes 28 0 2 .000 5.95 5.05 3 1 2 1 0 0 19.2 24 23 13 0 8 4 6 0 0 94 75 1.627 11.0 0.0 3.7 1.8 0.50
12 Roy Evans 23 0 0 9.69 6.70 3 0 2 0 0 0 13.0 33 27 14 1 13 4 0 0 2 83 46 3.538 22.8 0.7 9.0 2.8 0.31
Team Totals 26.4 29 102 .221 6.17 4.96 133 133 23 110 1 1 1136.1 1594 1088 779 54 454 207 71 0 40 5380 71 1.802 12.6 0.4 3.6 1.6 0.46
Rank in 12 NL teams 12 1 12 10 12 8 11 12 12 12 12 10 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
Ed Biecher 21 3 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 OF
Lou Bierbauer 31 12 63 25 33 5 4 .921 4.83 2B
Kid Carsey 24 12 36 7 26 3 0 .917 2.75 P
Percy Coleman 20 13 22 5 15 2 0 .909 1.54 P
Roger Connor 39 22 253 237 12 4 6 .984 11.32 1B
Monte Cross 27 132 920 329 516 75 47 .918 6.40 SS
Red Donahue 24 49 134 33 97 4 1 .970 2.65 P-OF-1B
Klondike Douglass 25 130 519 402 90 27 10 .948 3.78 11 146 62 30% 37% C-OF-1B-3B-SS
Tommy Dowd 28 35 93 74 9 10 0 .892 2.37 OF-2B
Duke Esper 29 8 24 5 19 0 0 1.000 3.00 P
Roy Evans 23 3 5 1 2 2 0 .600 1.00 P
Mike Grady 27 85 877 806 48 23 55 .974 10.05 1B-OF
John Grimes 28 3 13 0 12 1 0 .923 4.00 P
Bill Hallman 30 81 493 213 251 29 36 .941 5.73 2B-1B
Dick Harley 24 90 233 190 20 23 4 .901 2.33 OF
Bill Hart 31 46 117 31 76 10 4 .915 2.33 P-OF-1B
Fred Hartman 29 125 480 161 255 64 15 .867 3.33 3B
John Houseman 27 82 350 174 149 27 10 .923 3.94 2B-OF-SS-3B
Frank Huelsman 23 2 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00 OF
Bill Hutchinson 37 6 8 0 7 1 0 .875 1.17 P
Bill Kissinger 25 14 26 14 8 4 0 .846 1.57 P-OF
Dan Lally 29 88 267 229 12 26 3 .903 2.74 OF-1B
Con Lucid 23 6 22 2 16 4 1 .818 3.00 P
Mike McDermott 34 4 12 2 9 1 0 .917 2.75 P
Ed McFarland 22 30 160 111 39 10 3 .938 5.00 7 61 30 33% 37% C-1B-OF-2B
Morgan Murphy 30 62 272 193 67 12 6 .956 4.19 5 123 61 33% 37% C-1B
Willie Sudhoff 22 11 40 8 29 3 2 .925 3.36 P
Tuck Turner 30 102 165 146 10 9 3 .945 1.53 OF
Team Totals 27.6 133 5611 3404 1827 380 210 .932 4.16 23 330 153 32% 37%
Rank in 12 NL teams 9 8 9
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
Ed Biecher? 21 3 12 -0 0 0 0 -0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 0.0 .487 .500 0.0 -0.0 -0 /O
Lou Bierbauer* 31 12 49 -6 0 0 -1 0 -7 -0.6 2 -5 -0.4 .451 .496 -0.3 -0.1 -4 Purchased 4
Kid Carsey* 24 13 44 -1 -0 0 0 3 3 0.2 0 3 0.2 .517 .501 0.2 0.0 3 Traded 1
Percy Coleman? 20 13 34 -3 0 0 0 3 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .500 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 1
Roger Connor* 39 22 97 -3 -0 0 -3 -0 -6 -0.5 3 -3 -0.2 .477 .497 0.1 -0.3 0 Unknown 3
Monte Cross 27 132 547 6 2 0 4 9 21 1.7 19 39 3.5 .513 .511 3.2 1.0 35 Traded *6
Red Donahue 24 49 163 -17 -0 0 0 13 -4 -0.4 0 -4 -0.4 .492 .498 -0.4 -0.0 -4 1/O3
Klondike Douglass* 25 126 587 18 -2 0 -6 2 12 0.9 19 31 2.8 .508 .506 3.4 -0.4 37 2O3/56
Tommy Dowd 28 35 157 -8 1 0 -4 -1 -12 -1.0 5 -7 -0.5 .471 .494 -0.2 -0.5 -3 Free Agency O/4
Duke Esper? 29 8 26 -1 0 0 0 2 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .514 .501 0.1 0.0 1 Waivers /1
Roy Evans 23 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .514 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
Mike Grady 27 84 367 1 -1 0 -10 -0 -10 -0.9 13 3 0.4 .490 .495 1.2 -0.9 13 Traded 3/O
John Grimes 28 3 10 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .535 .501 0.1 0.0 1 /1
Bill Hallman 30 80 338 -24 -1 0 -6 1 -29 -2.5 12 -17 -1.3 .469 .485 -0.8 -0.4 -11 Traded 4/3
Dick Harley* 24 90 387 2 -0 0 -8 -5 -11 -1.0 13 2 0.3 .489 .494 1.0 -1.0 10 Traded *O
Bill Hart? 31 46 157 -12 -0 0 0 12 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .499 .500 -0.1 -0.0 -0 Traded 1/O3
Fred Hartman 29 125 559 -2 -2 0 -8 4 -7 -0.6 19 12 1.2 .495 .496 1.9 -0.3 20 Traded *5
John Houseman? 27 80 317 -11 -0 0 -6 -1 -18 -1.6 11 -8 -0.5 .481 .490 0.0 -0.6 -2 4O/65
Frank Huelsman 23 2 7 -0 0 0 -1 -0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .449 .499 0.0 -0.1 -0 /O
Bill Hutchinson 37 6 19 -1 0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .509 .500 0.1 0.0 1 /1
Bill Kissinger 25 14 42 2 0 0 -2 -0 -1 -0.1 1 1 0.1 .496 .500 0.2 -0.2 3 Traded /O1
Dan Lally* 29 88 381 -10 -1 0 -2 -5 -19 -1.6 13 -6 -0.3 .482 .490 -0.1 -0.6 -4 O/3
Con Lucid? 23 6 21 -1 0 0 0 2 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .505 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
Mike McDermott? 34 4 9 -1 0 0 0 1 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .498 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /1
Ed McFarland 22 31 120 3 -0 0 -1 1 3 0.2 4 7 0.6 .508 .502 0.7 0.0 8 Traded 2/3O4
Morgan Murphy 30 63 222 -31 0 0 1 4 -27 -2.3 8 -19 -1.6 .463 .486 -1.6 0.4 -20 Traded 2/3
Willie Sudhoff 22 11 44 -4 0 0 0 3 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .495 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 Assigned 1
Tuck Turner# 30 103 461 1 -1 0 -4 -6 -10 -0.9 16 6 0.7 .492 .495 1.0 -0.9 10 Traded *O
Team Total 27.6 1252 5183 -103 -4 0 -57 42 -122 -10.7 158 36 4.9 .492 .497 9.8 -4.8 93
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
Kid Carsey 24 99.0 12 11 81 7.36 6.01 -0.45 0.00 102.0 6.58 -6 -0.5 1.0 -0.1 0.4 4 .459 .497 Traded
Percy Coleman 20 66.1 13 5 76 10.31 6.01 -0.49 0.00 102.0 6.63 -25 -1.9 1.0 -0.0 -1.3 -19 .356 .488
Red Donahue 24 348.0 46 42 306 7.91 6.01 -0.45 0.00 102.0 6.59 -43 -3.4 1.0 -0.3 -0.3 -7 .427 .479
Duke Esper* 29 61.1 8 8 51 7.48 6.01 -0.46 0.00 102.0 6.60 -4 -0.4 -0.0 0.2 2 .455 .498 Waivers
Roy Evans 23 13.0 3 0 27 18.69 6.01 -0.55 0.00 102.0 6.69 -17 -1.0 1.0 -0.0 -0.8 -16 .183 .494
John Grimes 28 19.2 3 1 23 10.53 6.01 -0.46 0.00 102.0 6.60 -8 -0.6 1.0 -0.0 -0.4 -6 .312 .497
Bill Hart 31 294.2 39 38 292 8.92 6.01 -0.44 0.00 102.0 6.58 -69 -5.2 1.0 -0.2 -2.6 -39 .368 .468 Traded
Bill Hutchinson 37 40.0 6 5 41 9.23 6.01 -0.45 0.00 102.0 6.58 -11 -0.8 1.0 -0.0 -0.4 -7 .367 .495
Bill Kissinger 25 31.1 7 4 50 14.36 6.01 -0.50 0.00 102.0 6.63 -26 -1.7 1.0 -0.0 -1.4 -23 .259 .490 Traded
Con Lucid? 23 49.0 6 6 46 8.45 6.01 -0.46 0.00 102.0 6.59 -9 -0.7 -0.0 -0.2 -4 .387 .496
Mike McDermott 34 21.1 4 4 23 9.70 6.01 -0.41 0.00 102.0 6.54 -7 -0.5 -0.0 -0.3 -5 .370 .497
Willie Sudhoff 22 92.2 11 9 72 6.99 6.01 -0.44 0.00 102.0 6.57 -2 -0.2 1.0 -0.1 0.6 7 .485 .499 Assigned
Team Total 26.4 1136.1 158 133 1088 8.62 6.01 -0.45 0.00 102.0 6.59 -228 -16.6 1.0 -0.9 -6.7 -112 .395 .484
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1896 / 1898 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics