1898 Boston Beaneaters Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 102-47
Finished 1st in the NL
Attendance: 241,820, Avg. 3,359
Ballpark: South End Grounds III
Won League Championship Series
Manager: Frank Selee (102-47)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
1898 Boston Beaneaters Statistics
1898 Boston Beaneaters Results

The Boston Beaneaters of the National League ended the 1898 season with a record of 102 wins and 47 losses, finishing first in the NL.

The Beaneaters led the league with just 614 runs allowed. Boston scored 872 runs. Jimmy Collins paced the squad with 15 home runs and drove in 111 runs. Billy Hamilton topped all regular batters by hitting .369. Kid Nichols notched 31 wins on the mound for the squad, while Ted Lewis, Vic Willis and Fred Klobedanz each, too added 15 or more wins, too Kid Nichols recorded a 2.13 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Frank Selee coached the team. The 1898 Boston Beaneaters won the League Championship Series.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Marty BergenPROctober 25, 18715'10"170North Brookfield, MA USA
Kitty BransfieldPRRJanuary 7, 18755'11"207Worcester, MA USA
Jimmy CollinsPRRJanuary 16, 18705'9"178Niagara Falls, NY USA
Hugh DuffyPRRNovember 26, 18665'7"168Cranston, RI USA
Billy HamiltonPLLFebruary 15, 18665'6"165Newark, NJ USA
Charlie HickmanPRRMarch 4, 18765'9"180Taylortown, PA USA
Bill KeisterPLRAugust 17, 18715'5"168Baltimore, MD USA
Fred KlobedanzPLLJune 13, 18715'11"190Waterbury, CT USA
Hi LaddPLRFebruary 9, 18706'4"180Willimantic, CT USA
Ted LewisPRRDecember 25, 18725'10"158Machynlleth, Powys United Kingdom
Herman LongPLRApril 13, 18665'8"160Chicago, IL USA
Bobby LowePRRJuly 10, 18655'10"150Pittsburgh, PA USA
Kid NicholsPBRSeptember 14, 18695'10"175Madison, WI USA
Dave PickettPRMay 26, 18745'7"170Brookline, MA USA
Stub SmithPLRNovember 24, 18735'6"145Elmwood, IL USA
James StaffordPRRJanuary 30, 18685'8"165Thompson, CT 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
Vic WillisPRRApril 12, 18766'2"185Cecil County, MD USA
George YeagerPRRJune 4, 18735'10"190Cincinnati, OH USA