1897 Cleveland Spiders season

The 1897 Cleveland Spiders finished with a 69-62 record and a fifth place finish in the National League.

Regular season

Season standings

Opening Day lineup

Roster

1897 Cleveland Spiders
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Zimmer, ChiefChief Zimmer 80 294 93 .316 0 40
1B Tebeau, PatsyPatsy Tebeau 109 412 110 .267 0 59
2B Childs, CupidCupid Childs 114 444 150 .338 1 61
3B Wallace, BobbyBobby Wallace 130 516 173 .335 4 112
SS McKean, EdEd McKean 125 523 143 .273 2 78
OF Burkett, JesseJesse Burkett 127 517 198 .383 2 60
OF O'Connor, JackJack O'Connor 103 397 115 .290 2 69
OF Sockalexis, ChiefChief Sockalexis 66 278 94 .338 3 42

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Pickering, OllieOllie Pickering 46 182 64 .352 1 22
McAllister, SportSport McAllister 43 137 30 .219 0 11
Criger, LouLou Criger 39 138 31 .225 0 22
Blake, HarryHarry Blake 32 117 30 .256 1 15
McAleer, JimmyJimmy McAleer 24 91 20 .220 0 10
Belden, IraIra Belden 8 30 8 .267 0 4
Gear, DaleDale Gear 7 24 4 .167 0 2
Cooke, FredFred Cooke 5 17 5 .294 0 3

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Young, CyCy Young 46 333.2 21 19 3.80 88
Wilson, ZekeZeke Wilson 34 263.2 16 11 4.16 69
Powell, JackJack Powell 27 225 15 10 3.16 61
Cuppy, NigNig Cuppy 19 139.1 10 6 3.17 23
McDermott, MikeMike McDermott 9 62 4 5 4.50 12
Clarke, HenryHenry Clarke 5 30.2 0 4 6.16 3
Brown, CharlieCharlie Brown 4 24.1 1 2 7.77 8

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
McAllister, SportSport McAllister 4 28 1 2 4.50 10
Pappalau, JohnJohn Pappalau 2 12 0 1 10.50 3

References

  • 1897 Cleveland Spiders team page at Baseball Reference


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