1899 Chicago Orphans Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 75-73
Finished 8th in the NL
Ballpark: West Side Park II
Manager: Tom Burns (75-73)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1899 Chicago Orphans Statistics
1899 Chicago Orphans Results

The Chicago Orphans of the National League ended the 1899 season with a record of 75 wins and 73 losses, finishing eighth in the NL.

The Orphans scored 812 runs and surrendered 763 runs. Sam Mertes drove in 81 runs. Bill Lange led all regular hitters by hitting .325. Clark Griffith topped the squad with 22 wins, while Jimmy Callahan and Jack Taylor added 15 or more wins, too Clark Griffith registered a 2.79 earned run average, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Tom Burns coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Bill BradleyPRRFebruary 13, 18786'0"185Cleveland, OH USA
Jimmy CallahanPRRMarch 18, 18745'10"180Fitchburg, MA USA
Frank ChancePRRSeptember 9, 18766'0"190Fresno, CA USA
Dick CoganPRRDecember 5, 18715'7"150Paterson, NJ USA
Jim ConnorPRRMay 11, 18635'10"179Port Jervis, NY USA
Doc CurleyPRRMarch 12, 18740'0"0Upton, MA USA
Gene DeMontrevillePRRMarch 10, 18735'8"165St. Paul, MN USA
Tim DonahuePLRJune 8, 18705'11"180Raynham, MA USA
Bill EverittPLRDecember 13, 18686'0"185Fort Wayne, IN USA
Ned GarvinPRRJanuary 1, 18746'3"160Navasota, TX USA
Danny GreenPLRNovember 6, 18760'0"0Burlington, NJ USA
Clark GriffithPRRNovember 20, 18695'6"156Clear Creek, MO USA
Jack KatollPRRJune 24, 18725'11"195, Germany
Bill LangePRRJune 6, 18716'1"190San Francisco, CA USA
George MagoonPRRMarch 27, 18755'10"160St. Albans, ME USA
John MalarkeyPRMay 4, 18725'11"155Springfield, OH USA
Barry McCormickPRRDecember 25, 18745'9"165Maysville, KY USA
Sam MertesPRRAugust 6, 18725'10"185San Francisco, CA USA
Art NicholsPRRJuly 14, 18715'10"175Manchester, NH USA
Bill PhylePRJune 25, 18750'0"0Duluth, MN USA
Frank QuinnPAugust 24, 18765'8"157Sheffield, PA USA
Skel RoachPRROctober 20, 18716'2"0Gdansk, Po Poland
Jimmy RyanPRLFebruary 11, 18635'9"162Clinton, MA USA
Jack TaylorPRRDecember 13, 18735'10"170New Straitsville, OH USA
Harry WolvertonPBRDecember 6, 18735'11"205Mount Vernon, OH USA