1896 Cleveland Spiders Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 80-48
Finished 2nd in the NL
Attendance: 148,000, Avg. 2,426
Ballpark: League Park I
Manager: Patsy Tebeau (80-48)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
1896 Cleveland Spiders Statistics
1896 Cleveland Spiders Results

The Cleveland Spiders of the National League ended the 1896 season with a record of 80 wins and 48 losses, finishing second in the NL.

The Spiders scored 840 runs and allowed 650 runs. Ed McKean recorded 112 runs batted in. Jesse Burkett led batters with significant playing time by hitting .410. Cy Young earned 28 wins on the mound for the team, while Zeke Wilson and George Cuppy as well added 15 or more victories as well George Cuppy recorded a 3.12 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Patsy Tebeau coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Harry BlakePRRJune 16, 18745'7"165Portsmouth, OH USA
Jesse BurkettPLLDecember 4, 18685'8"155Wheeling, WV USA
Ice Box ChamberlainPRRNovember 5, 18675'9"168Buffalo, NY USA
Cupid ChildsPLRAugust 8, 18675'8"185Calvert County, MD USA
Lou CrigerPRRFebruary 3, 18725'10"165Elkhart, IN USA
George CuppyPRRJuly 3, 18695'7"160Washington Township, OH USA
Tom DelahantyPRRMarch 9, 18725'8"175Cleveland, OH USA
Dale GearPRRFebruary 2, 18725'11"165Lone Elm, KS USA
Jimmy McAleerPRRJuly 10, 18646'0"175Youngstown, OH USA
Sport McAllisterPBRJuly 23, 18745'11"180Austin, MS USA
Chippy McGarrPRRMay 10, 18635'9"168Worcester, MA USA
Ed McKeanPRRJune 6, 18645'9"160Grafton, OH USA
Jack O'ConnorPRRJune 2, 18665'10"170St. Louis, MO USA
Eddie O'MearaPRDecember 12, 18720'0"0Chicago, IL USA
John ShearonPR0'0"0, PA USA
Patsy TebeauPRRDecember 5, 18645'8"163St. Louis, MO USA
Bobby WallacePRRNovember 4, 18735'8"170Pittsburgh, PA USA
Zeke WilsonPRRDecember 24, 18695'10"165Benton, AL USA
Cy YoungPRRMarch 29, 18676'2"210Gilmore, OH USA
Charles ZimmerPRRNovember 23, 18606'0"190Marietta, OH USA