Cellar Dweller (1906)

“In fact, the fans rather hoped for five straight from the cellar dwellers, and it looked as if the start would be auspicious, as the first four inning breezed along yesterday, the Miners on their toes and the Indians listless.” “Mr. Finney’s Bad Ones Help Spokane Team,” Anaconda (MT) Standard, August 16, 1906, p2

No earliest use given in 2009 Dickson Baseball Dictionary