1897 St. Louis Browns Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 29-102
Finished 12th in the NL
Attendance: 10,000, Avg. 10,000
Ballpark: Robison Field
Manager: Tommy Dowd (6-22)
Manager: Hugh Nicol (8-32)
Manager: Bill Hallman (13-36)
Manager: Chris Von Der Ahe (2-12)
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
1897 St. Louis Browns Statistics
1897 St. Louis Browns Results

The St. Louis Browns of the National League ended the 1897 season with a record of 29 wins and 102 losses, finishing twelfth in the NL.

The Browns scored 592 runs, worst in the league, and conceded 1088 runs, most in the circuit. Fred Hartman drove in 67 runs. Klondike Douglass topped all regular batters by hitting .328. Red Donahue led the squad with 10 wins and a team-best 6.13 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Tommy Dowd, Hugh Nicol, Bill Hallman and Chris Von Der Ahe coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Ed BiecherPAugust 27, 18750'0"0St. Louis, MO USA
Lou BierbauerPLRSeptember 28, 18655'8"140Erie, PA USA
Kid CarseyPLROctober 22, 18725'7"168New York, NY USA
Percy ColemanPROctober 15, 18760'0"0Mason, OH USA
Roger ConnorPBLJuly 1, 18576'3"220Waterbury, CT USA
Monte CrossPRRAugust 31, 18695'8"148Philadelphia, PA USA
Red DonahuePRRJanuary 23, 18736'0"187Waterbury, CT USA
Klondike DouglassPLRMay 10, 18726'0"200Boston, PA USA
Tommy DowdPRRApril 20, 18695'8"173Holyoke, MA USA
Duke EsperPLJuly 28, 18675'11"185Salem, NJ USA
Roy EvansPRRMarch 19, 18746'0"180Knoxville, TN USA
Mike GradyPRRDecember 23, 18695'11"190Kennett Square, PA USA
John GrimesPRRApril 17, 18695'11"160Woodstock, MD USA
Bill HallmanPRRMarch 31, 18675'8"160Pittsburgh, PA USA
Dick HarleyPLRSeptember 25, 18725'10"165Philadelphia, PA USA
Bill HartPRJuly 19, 18655'10"163Louisville, KY USA
Fred HartmanPRRApril 21, 18655'6"170Allegheny, PA USA
John HousemanPJanuary 10, 18705'10"160, Netherlands
Frank HuelsmanPRRJune 5, 18746'2"210St. Louis, MO USA
Bill HutchisonPRRDecember 17, 18595'9"175New Haven, CT USA
Bill KissingerPRRAugust 15, 18715'11"185Dayton, KY USA
Dan LallyPLRAugust 12, 18675'11"210Jersey City, NJ USA
Con LucidPFebruary 24, 18745'7"170Dublin, Du Ireland
Mike McDermottPRSeptember 7, 18745'8"145St. Louis, MO USA
Ed McFarlandPRRAugust 3, 18735'10"180Cleveland, OH USA
Morgan MurphyPRRFebruary 14, 18675'8"160East Providence, RI USA
Willie SudhoffPRRSeptember 17, 18745'7"165St. Louis, MO USA
Tuck TurnerPBLFebruary 13, 18675'6"155West New Brighton, NY USA