1897 Pittsburgh Pirates Statistics

National League (NL)
Team Record: 60-71
Finished 8th in the NL
Ballpark: Exposition Park
Manager: Patsy Donovan (60-71)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1897 Pittsburgh Pirates Roster
1897 Pittsburgh Pirates Results

The Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League ended the 1897 season with a record of 60 wins and 71 losses, finishing eighth in the NL.

The Pirates plated 676 runs and yielded 835 runs. Bones Ely recorded 74 runs batted in. Patsy Donovan led all regular hitters by connecting at a .322 clip. Pink Hawley topped the team with 18 wins, while Frank Killen added 15 or more wins, too Jesse Tannehill registered a 4.25 earned run average, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Patsy Donovan 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
Pink Hawley1818.5004.80403913300311.336222116679408826151376
Frank Killen1723.4254.46424113810337.34172461674760998051469
Jesse Tannehill99.5004.25211651111142.01729767124040802612
Jim Hughey610.3755.06251771301149.319311584345038707674
Charlie Hastings54.5564.5816105900118.013884603470427010531
Jim Gardner55.5005.191411380095.31157255432035902430
Totals6069.4654.6715813422112221153.31397835599223180342651315092

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
Patsy Donovan120517479821541670573402523.322.360.384.74418404900
Bones Ely133557516631462082741002524.283.317.364.682188011500
Dick Padden1345915178414616102581803824.282.350.364.7141880162000
Mike Smith1235504679914519176542507032.310.408.463.87121607600
Harry Davis1114754297013110282632102640.305.359.473.8322030101000
Steve Brodie100410370471087122531102513.292.348.392.74014507800
Joe Sugden84322288316464038901813.222.275.271.54678031300
Jesse Hoffmeister4819718833586933660825.309.337.484.8219100100
Bill Merritt6222520921556112620911.263.297.316.6136601600
Jesse Tannehill56204184224982022401823.266.338.332.6706102000
Jack Rothfuss3512311520363121830510.313.352.409.7614702100
Frank Killen4214712916324017201729.248.340.302.6423901000
Jim Donnelly44181161223140014140165.193.270.217.4873501300
Pink Hawley401361301030310900416.231.265.269.5343502000
Denny Lyons3716013122276421750225.206.346.359.7054706100
Tom Leahy241019210243301230710.261.320.359.6793301100
Jim Gardner2789761312211830911.158.264.250.5141902200
Charlie Hastings165543710001600119.233.389.302.6911300100
Jim Hughey2570634810030059.127.203.143.346901100
Charlie Kuhns1430000000011.000.250.000.250000000
Totals1262511445906761266140108255751700359333.276.337.370.70716970679800


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Harry Davis1B640536.0570292226.9651.0589.3590000
Denny Lyons1B350305.033915414.9891.4461.1140000
Jack Rothfuss1B320227.02311248.9849.6347.5940000
Bill Merritt1B7061.068414.9861.6231.2860000
Joe Sugden1B3023.025122.9291.1748.6670000
Dick Padden2B13401150.03694024836.9416.0345.7540000
Jim Gardner2B102.001001.0004.5001.0000000
Jesse Hoffmeister3B480374.04870317.7922.8402.4580000
Jim Donnelly3B440359.05187121.9203.4603.1360000
Harry Davis3B320289.04755242.8103.1763.1880000
Tom Leahy3B6051.041161.7142.6472.5000000
Jim Gardner3B6046.06760.6842.5432.1670000
Denny Lyons3B2023.064001.0003.9135.0000000
Charlie Kuhns3B1011.01320.6673.2734.0000000
Joe SugdenC810692.031782256.9415.1894.9261001657531.3
Bill MerrittC530427.020243146.9465.1644.623801023927.7
Tom LeahyC6032.015210.9444.7812.833508220.0
Mike SmithOF12301046.024519281.9042.2722.1460000
Patsy DonovanOF12001020.018617115.9491.7911.6920000
Steve BrodieOF1000799.02181141.9832.5792.2900000
Jesse TannehillOF330319.0828100.9002.5392.7270000
Tom LeahyOF130117.028120.9352.2312.2310000
Harry DavisOF140112.026110.9642.1701.9290000
Jim GardnerOF6042.08110.9001.9291.5000000
Frank KillenP420337.01773132.8742.4042.1430000
Pink HawleyP400311.0116943.9522.3152.0000000
Jim HugheyP250149.042630.9091.8121.2000000
Jesse TannehillP210142.074531.9453.2962.4760000
Charlie HastingsP160118.01017011.0002.0591.6880000
Jim GardnerP14095.032030.8852.1791.6430000
Bones ElySS13301145.03084516041.9275.9665.7070000
Harry DavisSS106.01010.5001.5001.0000000
Totals1256010366.034531587346168.9364.3764.01323027511629.7




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