1897 Boston Beaneaters Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 93-39
Finished 1st in the NL
Attendance: 14,500, Avg. 14,500
Ballpark: South End Grounds III
Won League Championship Series
Manager: Frank Selee (93-39)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
1897 Boston Beaneaters Statistics
1897 Boston Beaneaters Results

The Boston Beaneaters of the National League ended the 1897 season with a record of 93 wins and 39 losses, finishing first in the NL.

The Beaneaters paced the league with 1025 runs, ignited by 45 home runs. Boston yielded 665 runs, fewest in the league. Hugh Duffy powered the team with 11 home runs Jimmy Collins drove in 132 runs. Chick Stahl led batters with significant playing time by hitting .354. Kid Nichols earned 31 wins on the mound for the squad, while Ted Lewis and Fred Klobedanz as well added 15 or more victories as well Kid Nichols recorded a 2.64 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Frank Selee coached the team. The 1897 Boston Beaneaters won the League Championship Series.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Bob AllenPRRJuly 10, 18675'11"175Marion, OH USA
Marty BergenPROctober 25, 18715'10"170North Brookfield, MA USA
Jimmy CollinsPRRJanuary 16, 18705'9"178Buffalo, NY USA
Hugh DuffyPRRNovember 26, 18665'7"168Cranston, RI USA
Charlie GanzelPRRJune 18, 18626'0"161Waterford, WI USA
Billy HamiltonPLRFebruary 15, 18665'6"165Newark, NJ USA
Charlie HickmanPRRMay 4, 18765'9"180Taylortown, PA USA
Fred KlobedanzPLLJune 13, 18715'11"190Waterbury, CT USA
Fred LakePRROctober 16, 18665'10"170Cornwallis, NS CAN
Ted LewisPRRDecember 25, 18725'10"158Machynlleth, Po United Kingdom
Herman LongPLRApril 13, 18665'8"160Chicago, IL USA
Bobby LowePRRJuly 10, 18655'10"150Pittsburgh, PA USA
Mike MahoneyPRDecember 5, 18736'4"220Boston, MA USA
Kid NicholsPBRSeptember 14, 18695'10"175Madison, WI USA
Chick StahlPLLJanuary 10, 18735'10"160Avilla, IN USA
Jack StivettsPRRMarch 31, 18686'2"185Ashland, PA USA
Jim SullivanPRRApril 25, 18675'10"155Charlestown, MA USA
Fred TenneyPLLNovember 26, 18715'9"155Georgetown, MA USA
Tommy TuckerPBROctober 28, 18635'11"165Holyoke, MA USA
George YeagerPRRJune 4, 18735'10"190Cincinnati, OH USA