1917 Brooklyn Robins
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Charles Ebbets, Ed McKeever, Stephen McKeever
Manager(s)Wilbert Robinson
< Previous season     Next season >

With World War I looming over the season, the 1917 Brooklyn Robins fell into 7th place.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 98 56 0.636 50–28 48–28
Philadelphia Phillies 87 65 0.572 10 46–29 41–36
St. Louis Cardinals 82 70 0.539 15 38–38 44–32
Cincinnati Reds 78 76 0.506 20 39–38 39–38
Chicago Cubs 74 80 0.481 24 35–42 39–38
Boston Braves 72 81 0.471 25½ 35–42 37–39
Brooklyn Robins 70 81 0.464 26½ 36–38 34–43
Pittsburgh Pirates 51 103 0.331 47 25–53 26–50


Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 13–9–1 11–11 10–12–2 7–15 11–11 14–8 6–15–1
Brooklyn 9–13–1 7–15 10–12 9–13–2 9–11–1 16–6–1 10–11
Chicago 11–11 15–7 8–14–1 7–15–1 6–16–1 17–5 10–12
Cincinnati 12–10–2 12–10 14–8–1 11–11 8–14 12–10 9–13
New York 15–7 13–9–2 15–7–1 11–11 14–8 16–6–1 14–8
Philadelphia 11–11 11–9–1 16–6–1 14–8 8–14 14–8 13–9
Pittsburgh 8–14 6–16–1 5–17 10–12 6–16–1 8–14 8–14–1
St. Louis 15–6–1 11–10 12–10 13–9 8–14 9–13 14–8–1


Notable transactions

Roster

1917 Brooklyn Robins
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 Otto Miller 92 274 63 .230 1 17
1B Jake Daubert 125 468 122 .261 2 30
2B George Cutshaw 135 487 126 .259 4 49
3B Mike Mowrey 83 271 58 .214 0 25
SS Ivy Olson 139 580 156 .269 2 38
OF Casey Stengel 150 549 141 .257 6 73
OF Zack Wheat 109 362 113 .312 1 41
OF Jim Hickman 114 370 81 .219 6 36

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
Hy Myers 120 471 126 .268 1 41
Jimmy Johnston 103 330 89 .270 0 25
Frank O'Rourke 64 198 47 .237 0 15
Chief Meyers 47 132 28 .212 0 3
Bunny Fabrique 25 88 18 .205 1 3
Ernie Krueger 31 81 22 .272 1 6
Mack Wheat 29 60 8 .133 0 0
Red Smyth 29 24 3 .125 0 1
Jack Snyder 7 11 3 .273 0 1
Fred Merkle 2 8 1 .125 0 0
Bill Leard 3 3 0 .000 0 0
Lew Malone 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
Jeff Pfeffer 30 266.0 11 15 2.23 115
Leon Cadore 37 264.0 13 13 2.45 115
Rube Marquard 37 232.2 19 12 2.55 117
Larry Cheney 35 210.1 8 12 2.35 102

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
Sherry Smith 38 211.1 12 12 3.32 58
Jack Coombs 31 141.0 7 11 3.96 34
Wheezer Dell 17 58.0 0 4 3.72 28
John Russell 5 16.0 0 1 4.50 1
Johnny Miljus 4 15.0 0 1 0.60 9

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
Paul Wachtel 2 0 0 0 10.50 3
Rich Durning 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

Notes

References