1917 Philadelphia Phillies Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 87-65
Finished 2nd in the NL
Attendance: 11,173, Avg. 5,587
Ballpark: Baker Bowl
Manager: Pat Moran (87-65)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1917 Philadelphia Phillies Statistics
1917 Philadelphia Phillies Results

The Philadelphia Phillies of the National League ended the 1917 season with a record of 87 wins and 65 losses, finishing second in the NL.

The Phillies plated 578 runs and allowed 500 runs. Gavvy Cravath paced Philadelphia with 12 home runs and drove in 83 runs. Gavvy Cravath and Possum Whitted led all regular batters with a .280 average. Pete Alexander earned 30 wins on the mound for the squad, while Joe Oeschger and Eppa Rixey added 15 or more victories also Pete Alexander registered a 1.83 earned run average, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Pat Moran coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Bert AdamsCBRJune 21, 18916'1"185Wharton, TX USA
Pete AlexanderPRRFebruary 26, 18876'1"185Elba, NE USA
Dave BancroftSSBRApril 20, 18915'9"160Sioux City, IA USA
Chief BenderPRRMay 5, 18846'2"185Crow Wing County, MN USA
Ed BurnsCRROctober 31, 18875'6"165San Francisco, CA USA
Bobby Byrne3BRRDecember 31, 18845'7"145St. Louis, MO USA
Claude CooperLFLLApril 1, 18925'9"158Troup, TX USA
Gavvy CravathRFRRMarch 23, 18815'10"186Poway, CA USA
Oscar Dugey2BRROctober 25, 18875'8"160Palestine, TX USA
Johnny Evers2BLRJuly 21, 18815'9"125Troy, NY USA
Paul FitteryPBLOctober 10, 18875'8"156Lebanon, PA USA
Bill KilleferCRROctober 10, 18875'10"170Bloomingdale, MI USA
Jimmy LavenderPRRMarch 26, 18845'11"165Barnesville, GA USA
Fred Luderus1BLRSeptember 12, 18855'11"185Milwaukee, WI USA
Erskine MayerPRRJanuary 16, 18906'0"168Atlanta, GA USA
Patsy McGaffiganSSRRSeptember 12, 18885'8"140Carlyle, IL USA
Bert Niehoff2BRRMay 13, 18845'10"170Louisville, CO USA
Joe OeschgerPRRMay 24, 18926'0"190Chicago, IL USA
Dode PaskertCFRRAugust 28, 18815'11"165Cleveland, OH USA
Harry PearceSSRRJuly 12, 18895'9"158Philadelphia, PA USA
Eppa RixeyPRLMay 3, 18916'5"210Culpeper, VA USA
Frank SchulteOFLRSeptember 17, 18825'11"170Cochecton, NY USA
Milt Stock3BRRJuly 11, 18935'8"154Chicago, IL USA
Possum WhittedLFRRFebruary 4, 18905'8"168Durham, NC USA


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