1896 Boston Beaneaters
LeagueNational League
BallparkSouth End Grounds
CityBoston, Massachusetts
Record74–57 (.575)
League place4th
OwnersArthur Soden
ManagersFrank Selee
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The 1896 Boston Beaneaters season was the 26th season of the franchise. The Beaneaters finished fourth in the National League.

Regular season

1896 Boston Beaneaters

Season standings

National League
Team W L Pct. GB Home Road
Baltimore Orioles 90 39 .698 49‍–‍16 41‍–‍23
Cleveland Spiders 80 48 .625 43‍–‍19 37‍–‍29
Cincinnati Reds 77 50 .606 12 51‍–‍15 26‍–‍35
Boston Beaneaters 74 57 .565 17 42‍–‍24 32‍–‍33
Chicago Colts 71 57 .555 18½ 42‍–‍24 29‍–‍33
Pittsburgh Pirates 66 63 .512 24 35‍–‍31 31‍–‍32
New York Giants 64 67 .489 27 39‍–‍26 25‍–‍41
Philadelphia Phillies 62 68 .477 28½ 42‍–‍27 20‍–‍41
Washington Senators 58 73 .443 33 38‍–‍29 20‍–‍44
Brooklyn Bridegrooms 58 73 .443 33 35‍–‍28 23‍–‍45
St. Louis Browns 40 90 .308 50½ 27‍–‍34 13‍–‍56
Louisville Colonels 38 93 .290 53 25‍–‍37 13‍–‍56

Record vs. opponents


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Team BAL BOS BR CHI CIN CLE LOU NYG PHI PIT STL WSH
Baltimore 5–7 6–6 7–4–2 10–2 3–8–1 10–2 9–3 12–0 9–2 9–3 10–2
Boston 7–5 10–2 3–9 5–6 5–7–1 8–4 7–5 7–5 7–5 8–4 7–5
Brooklyn 6–6 2–10 6–6 2–10 5–7 8–4 4–8 8–4 6–5–1 7–5 4–8–1
Chicago 4–7–2 9–3 6–6 4–6–1 2–9–1 9–3 5–7 4–8 11–1 9–3 8–4
Cincinnati 2–10 6–5 10–2 6–4–1 6–5 9–3 6–6 8–4 5–7 12–0 7–4
Cleveland 8–3–1 7–5–1 5–7 9–2–1 5–6 8–3–2 7–5 6–6 4–8–1 10–2 9–3–1
Louisville 2–10 4–8 4–8 3–9 3–9 3–8–2 4–8–1 7–5 2–10 3–9 3–9
New York 3–9 5–7 8–4 7–5 6–6 5–7 8–4–1 3–8 4–8 9–3–1 6–6
Philadelphia 0–12 5–7 4–8 8–4 4–8 6–6 5–7 8–3 6–6 8–3 8–4
Pittsburgh 2–9 5–7 5–6–1 1–11 7–5 8–4–1 10–2 8–4 6–6 8–3 6–6
St. Louis 3–9 4–8 5–7 3–9 0–12 2–10 9–3 3–9–1 3–8 3–8 5–7
Washington 2–10 5–7 8–4–1 4–8 4–7 3–9–1 9–3 6–6 4–8 6–6 5–7


Roster

1896 Boston Beaneaters
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Marty Bergen 65 245 66 .269 4 37
1B Tommy Tucker 122 474 144 .304 2 72
2B Bobby Lowe 73 306 98 .320 2 48
SS Herman Long 120 502 173 .345 6 101
3B Jimmy Collins 84 304 90 .296 1 46
OF Hugh Duffy 131 527 158 .300 5 113
OF Jimmy Bannon 89 344 87 .253 0 50
OF Billy Hamilton 131 524 192 .366 3 55

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Fred Tenney 88 348 117 .336 2 49
Joe Harrington 54 199 40 .201 1 25
Charlie Ganzel 47 179 47 .263 1 18
Dan McGann 43 171 55 .322 2 30
Jack Ryan 8 32 3 .094 0 0
George Yeager 2 5 1 .200 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Kid Nichols 49 372.1 30 14 2.83 102
Jack Stivetts 42 329.0 22 14 4.10 71
Jim Sullivan 31 225.1 11 12 4.03 33
Fred Klobedanz 10 80.2 6 4 3.01 26
Ted Lewis 6 41.2 1 4 3.24 12
Cozy Dolan 6 41.0 1 4 4.83 14

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Willard Mains 8 42.2 3 2 5.48 13
Bill Yerrick 4 23.0 0 3 10.57 6

References