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The 1887 season of the American Association was the sixth season of the league.

Contents

[edit] Season summary

[edit] Standings

Bold indicates league champion, Italics indicates World Series champion
Rank Team G W L T WPCT GB RS (RS/G) RA (RA/G) AVG OBP SLG ERA FPCT
1 St. Louis Browns 138 95 40 3 .688 -.- 1131 (8.20) 761 (5.51) 0.307 0.363 0.413 3.77 0.916
2 Cincinnati Red Stockings 136 81 54 1 .596 14.0 892 (6.56) 745 (5.48) 0.268 0.322 0.371 3.58 0.915
3 Baltimore Orioles 141 77 58 6 .546 18.0 975 (6.91) 861 (6.11) 0.277 0.341 0.380 3.87 0.907
4 Louisville Colonels 139 76 60 3 .547 19.5 956 (6.88) 854 (6.14) 0.289 0.347 0.385 3.82 0.903
5 Philadelphia Athletics 137 64 69 4 .467 30.0 893 (6.52) 890 (6.50) 0.277 0.321 0.375 4.59 0.907
6 Brooklyn Grays 138 60 74 4 .435 34.5 904 (6.55) 918 (6.65) 0.261 0.324 0.350 4.47 0.905
7 New York Metropolitans 138 44 89 5 .319 50.0 754 (5.46) 1093 (7.92) 0.248 0.311 0.329 5.28 0.894
8 Cleveland Blues 133 39 92 2 .293 54.0 729 (5.48) 1112 (8.36) 0.252 0.308 0.332 4.99 0.898

[edit] League leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Games Played Oyster Burns
Blondie Purcell
Baltimore Orioles
Baltimore Orioles
140
At Bats Arlie Latham St. Louis Browns 627
Runs Scored Tip O'Neill St. Louis Browns 167
Hits Tip O'Neill St. Louis Browns 225
Doubles Tip O'Neill St. Louis Browns 52
Triples Oyster Burns
Jumbo Davis
John Kerins
Bid McPhee
Tip O'Neill
Tom Poorman
Baltimore Orioles
Baltimore Orioles
Louisville Colonels
Cincinnati Red Stockings
St. Louis Browns
Philadelphia Athletics
19
Home Runs Tip O'Neill St. Louis Browns 14
Total Bases Tip O'Neill St. Louis Browns 357
Runs Batted In Tip O'Neill St. Louis Browns 123
Stolen Bases Hugh Nicol Cincinnati Red Stockings 138
Walks Paul Radford New York Metropolitans 106
Hit by Pitch Tommy Tucker Baltimore Orioles 29
Batting Average Tip O'Neill St. Louis Browns '0.435
On-Base Percentage Tip O'Neill St. Louis Browns '0.490
Slugging Percentage Tip O'Neill St. Louis Browns '0.691
On-Base plus Slugging Tip O'Neill St. Louis Browns '1.181
On-Base plus Slugging Plus Tip O'Neill St. Louis Browns 211

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
Wins Matt Kilroy Baltimore Orioles 46
Losses Al Mays New York Metropolitans 34
Win-Loss Percentage Bob Caruthers St. Louis Browns 0.763
Appearances Matt Kilroy Baltimore Orioles 69
Games Started Matt Kilroy Baltimore Orioles 69
Complete Games Matt Kilroy Baltimore Orioles 66
Shutouts Matt Kilroy
Tony Mullane
Baltimore Orioles
Cincinnati Red Stockings
6
Games Finished Adonis Terry Brooklyn Grays 5
Saves Adonis Terry Brooklyn Grays 3
Innings Pitched Matt Kilroy Baltimore Orioles 589.1
Batters Faced Matt Kilroy Baltimore Orioles 2492
Hits Allowed Matt Kilroy Baltimore Orioles 585
Home Runs Allowed Mike Morrison Cleveland Blues 13
Base-on-Balls Allowed Mike Morrison Cleveland Blues 205
Hit Batsmen Gus Weyhing Philadelphia Athletics 37
Strikeouts Toad Ramsey Louisville Colonels 355
Wild Pitches John Shaffer New York Metropolitans 13
Balks 71 players tied 0
Runs Allowed Phenomenal Smith Baltimore Orioles 369
Earned Runs Allowed Al Mays New York Metropolitans 232
Earned Run Average Elmer Smith Cincinnati Red Stockings 2.94
Walks plus Hits
per Inning Pitched
Bob Caruthers St. Louis Browns 1.167

[edit] Postseason

In the World's Series, the American Association champion St. Louis Browns were defeated by the National League's Detroit Wolverines, 10 games to 5.

[edit] Notable events

Seasons of the American Association
1882 · 1883 · 1884 · 1885 · 1886 · 1887 · 1888 · 1889 · 1890 · 1891
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