Wilkes-Barre Coal Barons
Franchise History
(1887-1902)


Most wins in a season: 62 in 1898
Most losses in a season: 85 in 1897

The Wilkes-Barre Coal Barons, an independent, minor league baseball team, played in the Pennsylvania State Association, Eastern Inter-State League, Pennsylvania State League, Atlantic Association, New York State League, International Association, Eastern Association, Eastern League, International League and Atlantic League between 1887 and 1902.


      

YearTeamLeagueWLAttendAvg.
1887Wilkes-Barre Coal BaronsPenn State Association2713RosterStats
1889Wilkes-Barre Coal BaronsAtlantic Association3220RosterStats
1892Pittsburgh Tigers/Wilkes-Barre Coal BaronsPennsylvania State League4822RosterStats
1893Wilkes-Barre Coal BaronsEastern League4163RosterStats
1895Wilkes-Barre Coal BaronsEastern League6149RosterStats
1896Wilkes-Barre Coal BaronsEastern League4966RosterStats
1897Wilkes-Barre Coal BaronsEastern League3085RosterStats
1898Wilkes-Barre Coal BaronsEastern League6248RosterStats
1899Wilkes-Barre Coal BaronsAtlantic League4937RosterStats
1900Wilkes-Barre Coal BaronsAtlantic League2413RosterStats
1902Wilkes-Barre Coal BaronsPennsylvania State League47RosterStats

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.

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