1897 Chicago Colts Statistics

National League (NL)
Team Record: 59-73
Finished 9th in the NL
Ballpark: West Side Park II
Manager: Cap Anson (59-73)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1897 Chicago Colts Roster
1897 Chicago Colts Results

The Chicago Colts of the National League ended the 1897 season with a record of 59 wins and 73 losses, finishing ninth in the NL.

The Colts scored 832 runs and surrendered 894 runs. Jimmy Ryan drove in 85 runs. Bill Lange led all regular batters with a .340 average. Clark Griffith topped the squad with 21 wins and a team-best 3.72 earned run average, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Cap Anson coached the team.

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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Clark Griffith2118.5383.72413833811343.74102311423860102170111500
Jimmy Callahan129.5714.03232212110189.722111185655052806829
Danny Friend1211.5224.52242402300203.02441441025860581701930
Walter Thornton67.4624.70161601500130.31649168451055602595
Buttons Briggs417.1905.26222202100186.7246166109685060906876
Roger Denzer28.2005.131210280094.71259154434017204433
Dave Wright101.00015.431101007.0171412120420141
Jim Korwan12.3335.8254130034.0473622128012111174
Adonis Terry01.00010.131101008.011109060120042
Totals5973.4474.531451387131211197.01485894603304330361641325420

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Bill Lange11854147911916324145837304812.340.406.480.88623005900
Jimmy Ryan13658752010315633175852705027.300.369.458.827238071000
George Decker111465428721241275631102414.290.333.386.71916504900
Cap Anson114497424671211733751106027.285.379.361.74015304900
Bill Everitt92426379631191475392603637.314.373.427.801162001100
Barry McCormick101458419871128102554403351.267.324.348.67214602400
Jimmy Callahan94383360601051863471201025.292.320.400.72014405800
Walter Thornton753052653985960551303016.321.402.400.80210606400
Jim Connor7731828540831053381002420.291.355.393.74811204500
Bill Dahlen7533927667801886401504325.290.399.478.877132071300
Malachi Kittridge79291262255355130902211.202.264.271.5357100700
Tim Donahue582031882845730213099.239.281.309.5905802400
Clark Griffith4618316227388402120188.235.311.333.6445400300
Fred Pfeffer3213111410260101150125.228.318.246.5632803200
Danny Friend259488122550091055.284.323.341.6633000100
Buttons Briggs228681513010510315.160.190.185.3761500200
Roger Denzer12403946100100110.154.175.179.354700000
Dave Wright1431100010010.333.500.333.833100000
Tom Hernon417162100021004.063.063.063.125100100
Jim Korwan513120000000015.000.077.000.077000000
Adonis Terry1431000000001.000.000.000.000000100
Totals127853854803832135618997386812640430327.282.347.386.733185304910300


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Cap Anson1B1030856.0933622567.9751.4619.6600000
George Decker1B380335.039423522.98811.2031.9740000
Tim Donahue1B103.03010.7509.0003.0000000
Clark Griffith1B102.00000.000.0000000
Jim Connor2B760676.01762933240.9366.2446.1710000
Fred Pfeffer2B320270.073932212.8835.5335.1880000
Jimmy Callahan2B300245.065921410.9185.7675.2330000
George Decker2B103.01010.5003.0001.0000000
Barry McCormick2B102.001001.0004.5001.0000000
Bill Everitt3B830698.0119147429.8643.4303.2050000
Barry McCormick3B560469.0621153110.8513.3973.1610000
Clark Griffith3B1015.03330.6673.6006.0000000
Jimmy Callahan3B2013.02311.8333.4622.5000000
Malachi KittridgeC790653.032475206.9525.4995.0511001437233.5
Tim DonahueC550453.021864152.9495.6035.127130996138.1
Cap AnsonC11088.0361322.9615.0114.45560191238.7
Jimmy RyanOF13601158.021128147.9451.8581.7570000
Bill LangeOF11801008.026417164.9462.5092.3810000
George DeckerOF750606.011212101.9251.8421.6530000
Walter ThorntonOF590472.0748230.7811.5641.3900000
Jimmy CallahanOF210210.040861.8892.0572.2860000
Bill EverittOF8077.018010.9472.1042.2500000
Tom HernonOF4040.0100001.0002.2502.5000000
Clark GriffithOF208.00020.000.000.0000000
Danny FriendOF105.010001.0001.8001.0000000
Clark GriffithP410344.0238563.9472.8262.6340000
Danny FriendP240203.0183276.8772.2172.0830000
Jimmy CallahanP230190.0144574.8942.7952.5650000
Buttons BriggsP220187.083510.9772.0701.9550000
Walter ThorntonP160130.0112511.9732.4922.2500000
Roger DenzerP12095.0817001.0002.3682.0830000
Jim KorwanP5034.051410.9505.0293.8000000
Adonis TerryP108.00310.7503.3753.0000000
Dave WrightP107.00210.6672.5712.0000000
Bill DahlenSS750668.02152913848.9306.8176.7470000
Barry McCormickSS460385.01091532816.9036.1255.6960000
Jimmy CallahanSS180118.02653149.8496.0254.3890000
Clark GriffithSS2018.05811.9296.5006.5000000
Tim DonahueSS207.01410.8336.4292.5000000
Totals1282010759.035821824393282.9324.5224.21729026114535.7




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