1897 Cleveland Spiders Roster

The 1897 Cleveland Spiders 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 Cleveland Spiders Opening Day starters list, a 1897 Cleveland Spiders salary list, a 1897 Cleveland Spiders uniform number breakdown and a 1897 Cleveland Spiders primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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1897 Cleveland Spiders

Complete Roster

6-00
180
Left
Unknown
1871-08-17
Unknown
Unknown
Right
Right
1875-08-04
5-07
160
Right
Right
1869-07-03
5-08
145
Right
Right
1874-09-07
6-00
175
Right
Right
1875-04-03
5-11
195
Right
Right
1874-07-09
5-10
165
Right
Right
1869-12-24
6-02
210
Right
Right
1867-03-29
5-10
165
Right
Right
1872-02-03
6-00
190
Right
Right
1860-11-23
5-08
185
Right
Left
1867-08-14
5-08
163
Right
Right
1864-12-05
5-08
170
Right
Right
1873-11-04
5-11
175
Right
Left
1874-04-16
5-07
165
Right
Right
1874-06-16
5-08
155
Left
Left
1868-12-04
5-10
164
Unknown
Unknown
1873-10-00
5-11
165
Right
Right
1872-02-02
6-00
175
Right
Right
1864-07-10
5-11
180
Right
Both
1874-07-23
5-09
160
Right
Right
1864-06-06
5-10
170
Right
Right
1866-06-02
5-10
175
Right
Left
1870-04-09
5-11
185
Right
Left
1871-10-24


The 1897 Cleveland Spiders played 131 games during the regular season, won 69 games, lost 62 games, and finished in fifth position. They played their home games at League Park I (Park Factors: 105/104) where 115,250 fans witnessed their 1897 Spiders finish the season with a .527 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 Cleveland Spiders Opening Day starters list, a 1897 Cleveland Spiders salary list, a 1897 Cleveland Spiders uniform number breakdown and a 1897 Cleveland Spiders primary starters list:

1897 Cleveland Spiders
Opening Day Starters


No Opening Day Information Available

1897 Cleveland Spiders
Most Games by Position


1897 Cleveland Spiders
Salaries

No Salary Data Available


1897 Cleveland Spiders
Uniform Numbers

Uniform Numbers Not Worn

Did you know that a 1897 Cleveland Spiders 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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