1898 Philadelphia Phillies
LeagueNational League
BallparkNational League Park
CityPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
OwnersAl Reach, John Rogers
ManagersGeorge Stallings, Bill Shettsline
← 1897 Seasons 1899 →

The following lists the events of the 1898 Philadelphia Phillies season.

Regular season

The 1898 Philadelphia Phillies

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Beaneaters 102 47 0.685 62–15 40–32
Baltimore Orioles 96 53 0.644 6 58–15 38–38
Cincinnati Reds 92 60 0.605 11½ 58–28 34–32
Chicago Orphans 85 65 0.567 17½ 58–31 27–34
Cleveland Spiders 81 68 0.544 21 36–19 45–49
Philadelphia Phillies 78 71 0.523 24 49–31 29–40
New York Giants 77 73 0.513 25½ 45–28 32–45
Pittsburgh Pirates 72 76 0.486 29½ 39–35 33–41
Louisville Colonels 70 81 0.464 33 43–34 27–47
Brooklyn Bridegrooms 54 91 0.372 46 30–41 24–50
Washington Senators 51 101 0.336 52½ 34–44 17–57
St. Louis Browns 39 111 0.260 63½ 20–44 19–67

Record vs. opponents


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Team BLN BSN BRO CHC CIN CLV LOU NYG PHI PIT STL WHS
Baltimore 5–7 8–5–1 9–5 8–6–1 8–6–1 9–5 10–3–1 10–3–1 10–4 12–2 7–7
Boston 7–5 11–2 9–5 9–4–1 6–7–1 8–6–1 10–4 10–4 9–5 12–2 11–3
Brooklyn 5–8–1 2–11 4–10 3–11 6–7 2–10–1 3–11 6–6 9–5–1 7–6–1 7–6
Chicago 5–9 5–9 10–4 6–8 7–7 9–5 9–5–1 6–7 7–4–1 10–4 11–3
Cincinnati 6–8–1 4–9–1 11–3 8–6 8–5–2 9–5 6–8–1 7–7 12–2 12–2 9–5
Cleveland 6–8–1 7–6–1 7–6 7–7 5–8–2 9–5 6–8 7–7 5–8 10–3–1 12–2–2
Louisville 5–9 6–8–1 10–2–1 5–9 5–9 5–9 6–8 4–10 4–9–1 10–4 10–4
New York 3–10–1 4–10 11–3 5–9–1 8–6–1 8–6 8–6 6–7 5–9–1 10–3–2 9–4–1
Philadelphia 3–10–1 4–10 6–6 7–6 7–7 7–7 10–4 7–6 6–8 9–5 12–2
Pittsburgh 4–10 5–9 5–9–1 4–7–1 2–12 8–5 9–4–1 9–5–1 8–6 9–4 9–5
St. Louis 2–12 2–12 6–7–1 4–10 2–12 3–10–1 4–10 3–10–2 5–9 4–9 4–10
Washington 7–7 3–11 6–7 3–11 5–9 2–12–2 4–10 4–9–1 2–12 5–9 10–4


Roster

1898 Philadelphia Phillies
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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 121 429 121 .282 3 71
1B Klondike Douglass 146 582 150 .258 2 48
2B Nap Lajoie 147 608 197 .324 6 127
SS Monte Cross 149 525 135 .257 1 50
3B Billy Lauder 97 361 95 .263 2 67
OF Elmer Flick 134 453 137 .302 8 81
OF Ed Delahanty 144 548 183 .334 4 92
OF Duff Cooley 149 629 196 .312 4 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
Ed Abbaticchio 25 92 21 .228 0 14
Morgan Murphy 25 86 17 .198 0 11
Billy Nash 20 70 17 .243 0 9
Sam Thompson 14 63 22 .349 1 15
Dave Fultz 19 55 10 .182 0 5
Kid Elberfeld 14 38 9 .237 0 7
Ike Fisher 9 26 3 .115 0 0
Jack Boyle 6 22 2 .091 0 3
George Stallings 1 0 0 ---- 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
Wiley Piatt 39 306.0 24 14 3.18 121
Red Donahue 35 284.1 16 17 3.55 57
Al Orth 32 250.0 15 13 3.02 52
Jack Fifield 21 171.1 11 9 3.31 31
George Wheeler 15 112.1 6 8 4.17 20
Bert Conn 1 7.0 0 1 6.43 3

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
Davey Dunkle 12 68.1 1 4 6.98 21
Bill Duggleby 9 54.0 3 3 5.50 12
Ed Murphy 7 30.0 1 2 5.10 8

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
Bob Becker 1 0 0 0 10.80 0

References