1896 St. Louis Browns
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record40–90 (.308)
League place11th
Other information
Owner(s)Chris von der Ahe
Manager(s)Harry Diddlebock (7–10)
Arlie Latham (0–3)
Chris von der Ahe (0–2)
Roger Connor (8–37)
Tommy Dowd (25–38)
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The 1896 St. Louis Browns season was the team's 15th season in St. Louis, Missouri and the 5th season in the National League. The Browns went 40–90 during the season and finished 10th in the National League.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Baltimore Orioles 90 39 0.698 49–16 41–23
Cleveland Spiders 80 48 0.625 43–19 37–29
Cincinnati Reds 77 50 0.606 12 51–15 26–35
Boston Beaneaters 74 57 0.565 17 42–24 32–33
Chicago Colts 71 57 0.555 18½ 42–24 29–33
Pittsburgh Pirates 66 63 0.512 24 35–31 31–32
New York Giants 64 67 0.489 27 39–26 25–41
Philadelphia Phillies 62 68 0.477 28½ 42–27 20–41
Washington Senators 58 73 0.443 33 38–29 20–44
Brooklyn Bridegrooms 58 73 0.443 33 35–28 23–45
St. Louis Browns 40 90 0.308 50½ 27–34 13–56
Louisville Colonels 38 93 0.290 53 25–37 13–56

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
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 St. Louis Browns
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 Ed McFarland 33 290 70 .241 3 36
1B Roger Connor 126 483 137 .284 11 72
2B Tommy Dowd 126 521 138 .265 5 46
SS Monte Cross 125 427 104 .244 6 52
3B Bert Myers 122 454 116 .256 0 37
OF Tuck Turner 51 203 50 .246 1 27
OF Tom Parrott 118 474 138 .291 7 70
OF Klondike Douglass 81 296 78 .264 1 28

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
John Sullivan 51 212 62 .292 2 21
Joe Quinn 48 191 40 .209 1 17
Morgan Murphy 49 175 45 .257 0 11
Duff Cooley 40 166 51 .307 0 13
Tom Niland 18 68 12 .176 0 3
Arlie Latham 8 35 7 .200 0 5
Biff Sheehan 6 19 3 .158 0 1

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
Ted Breitenstein 44 339.2 18 26 4.48 114
Bill Hart 42 336.0 12 29 5.12 65
Red Donahue 32 267.0 7 24 5.80 70

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
Bill Kissinger 20 136.0 2 9 6.49 22
Tom Parrott 7 42.0 1 1 6.21 8
Dewey McDougal 3 10.0 0 1 8.10 0

Relief pitchers

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
John Wood 1 0 0 0 0