1899 Chicago Orphans
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Owner(s)Albert Spalding
Manager(s)Tom Burns
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The 1899 Chicago Orphans season was the 28th season of the Chicago Orphans franchise, the 24th in the National League and the 7th at West Side Park. The Orphans finished eighth in the National League with a record of 75–73.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Brooklyn Superbas 101 47 0.682 61–16 40–31
Boston Beaneaters 95 57 0.625 8 53–26 42–31
Philadelphia Phillies 94 58 0.618 9 58–25 36–33
Baltimore Orioles 86 62 0.581 15 51–24 35–38
St. Louis Perfectos 84 67 0.556 18½ 50–33 34–34
Cincinnati Reds 83 67 0.553 19 57–29 26–38
Pittsburgh Pirates 76 73 0.510 25½ 49–34 27–39
Chicago Orphans 75 73 0.507 26 44–39 31–34
Louisville Colonels 75 77 0.493 28 33–28 42–49
New York Giants 60 90 0.400 42 35–38 25–52
Washington Senators 54 98 0.355 49 35–43 19–55
Cleveland Spiders 20 134 0.130 84 9–33 11–101

Record vs. opponents


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Team BAL BOS BKN CHI CIN CLE LOU NY PHI PIT STL WSH
Baltimore 7–7 6–8 9–5 4–9 12–2 6–7–2 10–4 6–7–1 9–3 8–6 9–4–1
Boston 7–7 6–8 5–7 10–4 11–3 9–5 12–2 5–9 10–4 8–6 12–2–1
Brooklyn 8–6 8–6 8–5–1 7–6 14–0 11–3 10–4 8–6 8–6 8–4–1 11–3
Chicago 5–9 7–5 5–8–1 8–6 13–1 7–7 7–6–1 5–9 6–7–2 8–6 4–9
Cincinnati 9–4 4–10 6–7 6–8 14–0 8–6 9–5–1 4–10 10–3–3 5–8–2 8–6–1
Cleveland 2–12 3–11 0–14 1–13 0–14 4–10 1–13 2–12 2–12 1–13 4–10
Louisville 7–6–2 5–9 3–11 7–7 6–8 10–4 7–7 7–6 6–8–1 5–9–1 12–2
New York 4–10 2–12 2–10 6–7–1 5–9–1 13–1 7–7 4–10–1 6–7 4–10 7–7
Philadelphia 7–6–1 9–5 6–8 9–5 10–4 12–2 6–7 10–4–1 6–8 7–7 12–2
Pittsburgh 3–9 4–10 6–8 7–6–2 3–10–3 12–2 8–6–1 7–6 8–6 7–7 11–3
St. Louis 6–8 6–8 4–8–1 6–8 8–5–2 13–1 9–5–1 10–4 7–7 7–7 8–6
Washington 4–9–1 2–12–1 3–11 9–4 6–8–1 10–4 2–12 7–7 2–12 3–11 6–8


Roster

1899 Chicago Orphans
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 Tim Donahue 92 278 69 .248 0 29
1B Bill Everitt 136 536 166 .310 1 74
2B Barry McCormick 102 376 97 .258 2 52
SS Gene DeMontreville 82 310 87 .281 0 40
3B Harry Wolverton 99 389 111 .285 1 49
OF Jimmy Ryan 125 525 158 .301 3 68
OF Danny Green 117 475 140 .295 6 56
OF Sam Mertes 117 426 127 .298 9 81

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
Bill Lange 107 416 135 .325 1 58
Jim Connor 69 234 48 .205 0 24
Frank Chance 64 192 55 .286 1 22
George Magoon 59 189 43 .228 0 21
Bill Bradley 35 129 40 .310 2 18
Art Nichols 17 47 12 .255 1 11
Doc Curley 10 37 4 .108 0 2
Frank Quinn 12 34 6 .176 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
Jack Taylor 41 354.2 18 21 3.76 67
Clark Griffith 38 319.2 22 14 2.79 73
Nixey Callahan 35 294.1 21 12 3.06 77
Ned Garvin 24 199.0 9 13 2.85 69
Bill Phyle 10 83.2 1 8 4.20 10
Dick Cogan 5 44.0 2 3 4.30 9
Jack Katoll 2 18.0 1 1 6.00 1
John Malarkey 1 9.0 0 1 13.00 7
Skel Roach 1 9.0 1 0 3.00 0

References