1897 Baltimore Orioles Roster

The 1897 Baltimore Orioles team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1897 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1897 Baltimore Orioles Opening Day starters list, a 1897 Baltimore Orioles salary list, a 1897 Baltimore Orioles uniform number breakdown and a 1897 Baltimore Orioles primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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1897 Baltimore Orioles

Complete Roster

5-09
165
Left
Right
1874-01-01
5-11
184
Right
Unknown
1871-09-21
5-07
150
Right
Right
1871-12-05
5-10
175
Right
Right
1875-12-04
5-09
155
Right
Right
1870-11-08
6-00
175
Right
Right
1865-10-09
168
Left
Left
1875-06-23
5-10
160
Right
Right
1873-01-19
6-02
190
Right
Right
1868-12-05
5-11½
170
Right
Right
1868-10-18
5-08
215
Right
Right
1864-06-29
5-09
155
Right
Right
1869-10-25
5-08½
165
Right
Right
1869-04-02
5-07
155
Right
Left
1873-04-07
5-11
170
Unknown
Unknown
1873-02-20
5-07
158
Right
Right
1864-12-25
5-07
158
Right
Left
1867-06-29
5-04½
140
Left
Left
1872-03-03
5-11
190
Right
Right
1871-12-09
5-10
168
Right
Right
1867-06-24


The 1897 Baltimore Orioles played 130 games during the regular season, won 90 games, lost 40 games, and finished in second position. They played their home games at Oriole Park III (Park Factors: 100/97) where 273,046 fans witnessed their 1897 Orioles finish the season with a .692 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1897 Baltimore Orioles Opening Day starters list, a 1897 Baltimore Orioles salary list, a 1897 Baltimore Orioles uniform number breakdown and a 1897 Baltimore Orioles primary starters list:

1897 Baltimore Orioles
Opening Day Starters


No Opening Day Information Available

1897 Baltimore Orioles
Most Games by Position


1897 Baltimore Orioles
Salaries

No Salary Data Available


1897 Baltimore Orioles
Uniform Numbers

Uniform Numbers Not Worn

Did you know that a 1897 Baltimore Orioles Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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