Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Chicago Base Ball Club, 1897 -- August 23, 2017

1897 Spalding Baseball Guide

The 1897 Chicago Orphans (now the Colts) finished ninth in 1897. 

Bill Lange was an outfielder from San Francisco.  His nickname was Little Eva.  He retired at 29 after the 1899 season and went into business in San Francisco.  His nephew Highpockets Kelly played for the New York Giants. 

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