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Image above: Benny Kauff. Kauff played for the Brooklyn Tip-Tops in 1915. Courtesy Library of Congress.

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1871-Current (Regular Season). Batting and Pitching.

Brooklyn Eckfords 1872, Brooklyn Atlantics 1872-1875, Brooklyn Gladiators 1890, Brooklyn Tip-Tops 1914-1915, Brooklyn Ward's Wonders 1890.



BATTING

Brooklyn Eckfords
Rank Name First LYear LTeam Lg PEVA-B YRS PER HR RBI H AVE.
1 Allison Doug 1872 BR1 NA 3.198 1 3.198 0 5 27 0.342
2 Martin Phonney 1872 BR1 NA 1.355 1 1.355 0 9 12 0.154
3 Gedney Count 1872 BR1 NA 1.298 1 1.298 0 7 13 0.183
4 Wood Jimmy 1872 BR1 NA 1.277 1 1.277 0 0 6 0.200
5 Snyder Jim 1872 BR1 NA 1.135 1 1.135 0 11 28 0.262
Brooklyn Atlantics
Rank Name First LYear LTeam Lg PEVA-B YRS PER HR RBI H AVE.
1 Pearce Dickey 1874 BR2 NA 12.454 2 6.227 1 51 147 0.284
2 Pabor Charlie 1875 BR2 NA 11.655 2 5.828 0 53 118 0.310
3 Ferguson Bob 1874 BR2 NA 10.748 3 3.583 0 62 169 0.265
4 Barlow Tom 1875 BR2 NA 8.599 3 2.866 1 24 127 0.285
5 Dehlman Herman 1874 BR2 NA 8.068 3 2.689 0 49 137 0.227
Brooklyn Gladiators
Rank Name First LYear LTeam Lg PEVA-B YRS PER HR RBI H AVE.
1 Simon Hank 1890 BR4 AA 6.747 1 6.747 0 38 96 0.257
2 Daily Ed 1890 BR4 AA 4.045 1 4.045 1 39 94 0.239
3 Peltz John 1890 BR4 AA 3.983 1 3.983 1 33 87 0.227
4 O'Brien Billy 1890 BR4 AA 3.832 1 3.832 4 67 108 0.278
5 Gerhardt Joe 1890 BR4 AA 3.565 1 3.565 2 40 75 0.203
Brooklyn Tip-Tops
Rank Name First LYear LTeam Lg PEVA-B YRS PER HR RBI H AVE.
1 Evans Steve 1915 BRF FL 35.118 2 17.559 15 126 243 0.333
2 Kauff Benny 1915 BRF FL 32.472 1 32.472 12 83 165 0.342
3 Cooper Claude 1915 BRF FL 19.456 2 9.728 4 88 251 0.271
4 Anderson George 1915 BRF FL 13.206 2 6.603 5 63 250 0.286
5 Shaw Al 1914 BRF FL 11.926 1 11.926 5 49 122 0.324
6 Hofman Solly 1914 BRF FL 11.721 1 11.721 5 83 148 0.287
7 Wisterzil Tex 1915 BRF FL 11.303 2 5.652 0 87 170 0.266
Brooklyn Ward's Wonders
Rank Name First LYear LTeam Lg PEVA-B YRS PER HR RBI H AVE.
1 Ward John 1890 BRP PL 15.619 1 15.619 4 60 188 0.335
2 Orr Dave 1890 BRP PL 15.509 1 15.509 6 124 172 0.371
3 Bierbauer Lou 1890 BRP PL 14.454 1 14.454 7 99 180 0.306
4 Joyce Bill 1890 BRP PL 13.176 1 13.176 1 78 123 0.252
5 Van Haltren George 1890 BRP PL 6.382 1 6.382 5 54 126 0.335


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PITCHING

Brooklyn Eckfords
Rank Name First LYear LTeam Lg PEVA-P YRS PER W L SV IP ERA
1 Zettlein George 1872 BR1 NA 1.957 1 1.957 1 8 0 75.3 2.99
2 Martin Phonney 1872 BR1 NA 0.477 1 0.477 2 7 0 85.0 4.45
3 McDermott Joe 1872 BR1 NA 0.444 1 0.444 0 7 0 63.0 8.29
4 Malone Martin 1872 BR1 NA 0.377 1 0.377 0 3 0 27.0 11.33
5 O'Rourke 0.000 1872 BR1 NA 0.200 1 0.200 0 1 0 9.0 6.00
Brooklyn Atlantics
Rank Name First LYear LTeam Lg PEVA-P YRS PER W L SV IP ERA
1 Britt Jim 1873 BR2 NA 10.101 2 5.050 26 64 0 816.7 4.38
2 Bond Tommy 1874 BR2 NA 4.309 1 4.309 22 32 0 497.0 3.19
3 Cassidy John 1875 BR2 NA 1.076 1 1.076 1 20 0 214.7 3.98
4 Clinton Jim 1875 BR2 NA 1.039 1 1.039 1 14 0 123.0 3.22
5 Ferguson Bob 1874 BR2 NA 0.400 2 0.200 0 2 0 28.3 5.40
Brooklyn Gladiators
Rank Name First LYear LTeam Lg PEVA-P YRS PER W L SV IP ERA
1 Daily Ed 1890 BR4 AA 3.555 1 3.555 10 15 0 235.7 4.05
2 McCullough Charlie 1890 BR4 AA 1.142 1 1.142 4 21 0 215.7 4.59
3 Mattimore Mike 1890 BR4 AA 0.955 1 0.955 6 13 0 178.3 4.54
4 Toole Steve 1890 BR4 AA 0.831 1 0.831 2 4 0 53.3 4.05
5 Murphy Bob 1890 BR4 AA 0.538 1 0.538 3 9 0 96.0 5.72
Brooklyn Tip-Tops
Rank Name First LYear LTeam Lg PEVA-P YRS PER W L SV IP ERA
1 Seaton Tom 1915 BRF FL 12.763 2 6.381 37 25 5 492.0 3.62
2 Lafitte Ed 1915 BRF FL 8.538 2 4.269 24 24 2 408.3 3.02
3 Finneran Happy 1915 BRF FL 4.789 2 2.395 22 23 3 390.7 2.97
4 Wiltse Hooks 1915 BRF FL 3.540 1 3.540 3 5 5 59.3 2.28
5 Marion Dan 1915 BRF FL 3.292 2 1.646 15 11 0 297.7 3.42
Brooklyn Ward'sWonders
Rank Name First LYear LTeam Lg PEVA-P YRS PER W L SV IP ERA
1 Weyhing Gus 1890 BRP PL 7.634 1 7.634 30 16 0 390.0 3.60
2 Van Haltren George 1890 BRP PL 1.564 1 1.564 15 10 2 223.0 4.28
3 Sowders John 1890 BRP PL 4.114 1 4.114 19 16 0 309.0 3.82
4 Murphy Con 1890 BRP PL 0.907 1 0.907 4 10 2 139.0 4.79
5 Hemming George 1890 BRP PL 0.761 1 0.761 8 4 3 123.0 3.80
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    PEVA Scale

    64.000 - Maximum
    32.000 - Cy Young/MVP Candidate
    20.000 - All League
    15.000 - All-Star Level
    10.000 - Very Good
    3.500 - Average
    0.200 - Minimum


Notes: Photo/Image Credits: Baseball painting, Walter Johnson, Grover Cleveland Alexander, Ty Cobb, Benny Kauff, and Christy Mathewson. Library of Congress.

Note: PEVA Value adjusted to reflect percentage in Multiple Team seasons.

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