1897 Cleveland Spiders Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 69-62
Finished 5th in the NL
Ballpark: League Park I
Manager: Patsy Tebeau (69-62)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
1897 Cleveland Spiders Statistics
1897 Cleveland Spiders Results

The Cleveland Spiders of the National League ended the 1897 season with a record of 69 wins and 62 losses, finishing fifth in the NL.

The Spiders scored 773 runs and allowed 680 runs. Bobby Wallace drove in 112 runs. Jesse Burkett led batters with significant playing time by hitting .383. Cy Young topped the squad with 21 wins, while Jack Powell and Zeke Wilson added 15 or more victories also Jack Powell recorded a 3.16 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Patsy Tebeau coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Ira BeldenPLRApril 16, 18745'11"175Cleveland, OH USA
Harry BlakePRRJune 16, 18745'7"165Portsmouth, OH USA
Charlie BrownPLAugust 17, 18716'0"180Bluffton, IN USA
Jesse BurkettPLLDecember 4, 18685'8"155Wheeling, WV USA
Cupid ChildsPLRAugust 8, 18675'8"185Calvert County, MD USA
Henry ClarkePRRAugust 4, 18750'0"0Bellevue, NE USA
Fred CookePOctober 0, 18735'10"164, IL USA
Lou CrigerPRRFebruary 3, 18725'10"165Elkhart, IN USA
Nig CuppyPRRJuly 3, 18695'7"160Logansport, IN 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
Mike McDermottPRSeptember 7, 18745'8"145St. Louis, MO USA
Ed McKeanPRRJune 6, 18645'9"160Grafton, OH USA
Jack O'ConnorPRRJune 2, 18665'10"170St. Louis, MO USA
John PappalauPRRApril 3, 18756'0"175Albany, NY USA
Ollie PickeringPLRApril 9, 18705'11"170Olney, IL USA
Jack PowellPRRJuly 9, 18745'11"195Bloomington, IL USA
Chief SockalexisPLROctober 24, 18715'11"185Indian Island, ME 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
Chief ZimmerPRRNovember 23, 18606'0"190Marietta, OH USA