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1897 Season


1896 / 1898

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All-1897 Team


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Glossary

Left Field Tm
LOU
6.6
6.9
0.3
PHI
5.7
6.0
0.3
BAL
5.1
5.5
0.3
Center Field Tm
BSN
4.9
4.9
0.5
BRO
4.4
4.4
0.6
BAL
3.8
4.7
-0.4

Right Field Tm
BAL
7.1
7.1
0.7
BSN
3.4
1.7
-0.0
NYG
3.0
3.8
-0.1
Shortstop Tm
BAL
7.3
5.6
1.1
NYG
6.9
5.2
0.9
STL
3.5
2.5
0.3
Second Base Tm
CHC
4.3
0.3
-0.1
CLE
3.7
3.0
0.5
BAL
3.4
1.5
1.7
Third Base Tm
BSN
5.3
3.7
1.2
BAL
4.4
4.1
-0.0
CLE
4.2
3.3
0.5
First Base Tm
PHI
5.2
5.1
0.2
LOU
3.7
2.6
1.2
BAL
3.7
3.3
0.4
 
Catcher Tm
STL
2.9
3.2
-0.5
WAS
2.5
2.1
-0.0
CLE
1.9
0.9
0.5
Starting Pitcher Tm
BSN
368.0
11.3
10.9
0.4
NYG
322.1
8.8
8.4
0.3
CIN
320.1
8.2
7.8
0.4
CLE
333.2
6.9
7.5
-0.6
CLE
225.0
5.5
6.0
-0.4
WAS
333.0
5.4
4.5
0.9
CIN
247.1
5.3
5.2
0.2
CHC
343.2
5.0
4.6
0.4
Relief Pitcher Tm
BSN
7.2
0.2
0.1
0.1
WAS
0.2
0.0
0.1
-0.0
BSN
1.0
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
BAL
2.0
-0.2
-0.1
-0.0
LOU
6.2
-0.4
-0.4
0.1
LOU
17.0
-0.7
-0.6
-0.1
STL
13.0
-0.8
-0.8
0.0

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Wins Above Replacement data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com

Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

The transaction and player splits data used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by Retrosheet.
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Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James