1915 Brooklyn Tip-Tops
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Owner(s)Robert Ward
Manager(s)Lee Magee, John Ganzel
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The 1915 Brooklyn Tip-Tops season was a season in American baseball. The Tip-Tops finished in 7th place in the Federal League, 16 games behind the Chicago Whales. The season was notable in that it featured one of the only known major-league professional baseball games of the modern era in which admission was free (June 28, 1914, vs. the Chicago Whales).[1]

Regular season

Members of the 1915 Brooklyn Tip-Tops
Members of the 1915 Brooklyn Tip-Tops

Season standings

Federal League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago Whales 86 66 0.566 44–32 42–34
St. Louis Terriers 87 67 0.565 43–34 44–33
Pittsburgh Rebels 86 67 0.562 ½ 45–31 41–36
Kansas City Packers 81 72 0.529 46–31 35–41
Newark Peppers 80 72 0.526 6 40–39 40–33
Buffalo Blues 74 78 0.487 12 37–40 37–38
Brooklyn Tip-Tops 70 82 0.461 16 34–40 36–42
Baltimore Terrapins 47 107 0.305 40 24–51 23–56


Record vs. opponents

1915 Federal League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BAL BR BUF CHI KC NEW PIT STL
Baltimore 7–15 8–14 9–13 4–18 6–16 5–17 8–14
Brooklyn 15–7 9–11 7–15 11–11 12–10 9–13 7–15–1
Buffalo 14–8 11–9 8–14 11–11 11–11 9–13 10–12–1
Chicago 13–9 15–7 14–8 11–11 10–10–1 12–10–1 11–11–1
Kansas City 18–4 11–11 11–11 11–11 11–11 8–13 11–11
Newark 16–6 10–12 11–11 10–10–1 11–11 12–10–1 10–12–1
Pittsburgh 17–5 13–9 13–9 10–12–1 13–8 10–12–1 10–12–1
St. Louis 14–8 15–7–1 12–10–1 11–11–1 11–11 12–10–1 12–10–1


Roster

1915 Brooklyn Tip-Tops
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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 Grover Land 96 290 75 .259 0 22
1B Hap Myers 118 341 98 .287 1 36
2B Lee Magee 121 452 146 .323 4 49
SS Fred Smith 110 385 95 .247 5 58
3B Al Halt 151 524 131 .250 3 64
OF George Anderson 136 511 135 .264 2 39
OF Benny Kauff 136 483 165 .342 12 83
OF Claude Cooper 153 527 155 .294 2 63

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
Steve Evans 63 216 64 .296 3 30
Mike Simon 47 142 25 .176 0 12
Hugh Bradley 37 126 31 .246 0 18
Tex Wisterzil 36 106 33 .311 0 21
Ty Helfrich 43 104 25 .240 0 5
Harry Smith 28 65 13 .200 1 4
Ed Gagnier 20 50 13 .260 0 4
Larry Pratt 20 49 9 .184 1 2
Art Griggs 27 38 11 .289 1 2
Dave Howard 25 36 8 .222 0 1
Milt Reed 10 31 9 .290 0 8
Jim Delahanty 17 25 6 .240 0 2
Art Watson 9 19 5 .263 0 1
Frank Kane 3 10 2 .200 0 2
Al Tesch 8 7 2 .286 0 2
Danny Murphy 5 6 1 .167 0 0
Dick Wright 4 5 0 .000 0 0
Felix Chouinard 4 4 2 .500 0 2

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
Dan Marion 35 208.1 12 9 3.20 46
Tom Seaton 32 189.1 11 11 4.42 86
Jim Bluejacket 24 162.2 10 11 3.15 48
Ed Lafitte 17 117.2 6 9 3.98 34
Cy Falkenberg 7 48 3 3 1.50 20

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
Happy Finneran 37 215.1 10 12 2.80 68
Bill Upham 33 121 7 8 3.35 46
Fin Wilson 18 102.1 1 8 3.78 47
Mysterious Walker 13 65.2 2 4 3.70 28
Frank Smith 15 63 5 2 3.14 24

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
Hooks Wiltse 18 3 5 5 2.28 17
Bill Herring 3 0 0 0 15.00 3

Notes

  1. ^ "The Sporting News". The Sporting News. Retrieved June 25, 2012.

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