1899 Philadelphia Phillies
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Owner(s)Al Reach, John Rogers
Manager(s)Bill Shettsline
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The following lists the events of the 1899 Philadelphia Phillies season.

Preseason

The Phillies held spring training in 1899 in Charlotte, North Carolina where the team practiced and played exhibition games at Latta Park Ball Field. The team boarded and made its headquarters at the Central Hotel.[1] It was the first season the Phillies trained in Charlotte and the team's first at Latta Park Ball Field.

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


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
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 Philadelphia Phillies
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 96 324 108 .333 2 57
1B Duff Cooley 94 406 112 .276 1 31
2B Nap Lajoie 77 312 118 .378 6 70
SS Monte Cross 154 557 143 .257 3 65
3B Billy Lauder 151 583 156 .268 3 90
OF Roy Thomas 150 547 178 .325 0 47
OF Elmer Flick 127 485 166 .342 2 98
OF Ed Delahanty 146 581 238 .410 9 137

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
Pearce Chiles 97 338 108 .320 2 76
Klondike Douglass 77 275 70 .255 0 27
Joe Dolan 61 222 57 .257 1 30
Billy Goeckel 37 141 37 .262 0 16
Red Owens 8 21 1 .048 0 1
Harry Croft 2 7 1 .143 0 0
Dave Fultz 2 5 2 .400 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 39 305.0 23 15 3.45 89
Red Donahue 35 279.0 21 8 3.39 51
Chick Fraser 35 270.2 21 12 3.36 68
Al Orth 21 144.2 14 3 2.49 35
Jack Fifield 14 92.2 3 8 4.08 8
Bill Magee 9 70.0 3 5 5.66 4
George Wheeler 6 39.0 3 1 6.00 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
Bill Bernhard 21 132.1 6 6 2.65 23

Notes

  1. ^ "Philies Are Good". Philadelphia Inquirer. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. April 3, 1899. p. 4.

References