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1888 World's Series
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1888 World's Series logo
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New York Giants
84 - 47 in the NL
6 - 4
Series Summary
St. Louis Browns
92 - 43 in the AA

Contents

[edit] The Teams

[edit] New York Giants

The Giants had advanced to the series by winning the National League pennant. The team was managed by Jim Mutrie.

[edit] St. Louis Browns

The Browns had advanced to the series by winning the American Association pennant. The team was managed by Charlie Comiskey.

[edit] The Games

[edit] Game 1

October 16, 1888 at Polo Grounds I in New York, NY; day game (Attendance: n/a) No Boxscore Available
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis Browns 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 5
New York Giants 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 x 2 2 4
Win: Tim Keefe (1-0) Loss: Silver King (0-1)
Home Runs: to be added

[edit] Game 2

October 17, 1888 at Polo Grounds I in New York, NY; day game (Attendance: n/a) No Boxscore Available
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis Browns 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 7 4
New York Giants 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1
Win: Elton Chamberlain (1-0) Loss: Mickey Welch (0-1)
Home Runs: to be added

[edit] Game 3

October 18, 1888 at Polo Grounds I in New York, NY; day game (Attendance: n/a) No Boxscore Available
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis Browns 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 5 5
New York Giants 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 x 4 5 2
Win: Tim Keefe (2-0) Loss: Silver King (0-2)
Home Runs: to be added

[edit] Game 4

October 19, 1888 at Washington Park I in Brooklyn, NY; day game (Attendance: n/a) No Boxscore Available
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York Giants 1 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 6 8 2
St. Louis Browns 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 7 4
Win: Ed Crane (1-0) Loss: Elton Chamberlain (1-1)
Home Runs: to be added

[edit] Game 5

October 20, 1888 at Polo Grounds I in New York, NY; day game (Attendance: n/a) No Boxscore Available
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 R H E
St. Louis Browns 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 5 5
New York Giants 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 6 9 2
Win: Tim Keefe (3-0) Loss: Silver King (0-3)
Home Runs: to be added

[edit] Game 6

October 22, 1888 at Philadelphia Baseball Grounds in Philadelphia, PA; day game (Attendance: n/a) No Boxscore Available
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 R H E
New York Giants 0 0 0 1 0 3 3 5 12 13 5
St. Louis Browns 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 3 7
Win: Mickey Welch (1-1) Loss: Elton Chamberlain (1-2)
Home Runs: to be added

[edit] Game 7

October 24, 1888 at Sportsman's Park II in St. Louis, MO; day game (Attendance: n/a) No Boxscore Available
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 R H E
New York Giants 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 5 11 3
St. Louis Browns 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 4 7 8 3
Win: Silver King (1-3) Loss: Ed Crane (1-1)
Home Runs: to be added

[edit] Game 8

October 25, 1888 at Sportsman's Park II in St. Louis, MO; day game (Attendance: n/a) No Boxscore Available
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York Giants 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 6 11 12 2
St. Louis Browns 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 5 6
Win: Tim Keefe (4-0) Loss: Elton Chamberlain (1-3)
Home Runs: to be added

[edit] Game 9

October 26, 1888 at Sportsman's Park II in St. Louis, MO; day game (Attendance: n/a) No Boxscore Available
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
New York Giants 0 3 5 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 11 14 5
St. Louis Browns 1 4 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 3 14 15 4
Win: Jim Devlin (1-0) Loss: Bill George (0-1)
Home Runs: to be added

[edit] Game 10

October 27, 1888 at Sportsman's Park II in St. Louis, MO; day game (Attendance: n/a) No Boxscore Available
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York Giants 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 7 13 8
St. Louis Browns 0 1 0 5 0 5 4 2 1 18 17 3
Win: Elton Chamberlain (2-3) Loss: Cannonball Titcomb (0-1)
Home Runs: to be added

[edit] Series Stats

[edit] New York Giants

[edit] Batting

Player G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO AVG OBP SLG
Willard Brown 2 8 8 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.375 0.375 0.500
Roger Connor 7 27 23 7 7 1 2 0 3 4 4 0 0.304 0.407 0.522
Ed Crane 2 7 7 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0.143 0.143 0.143
Buck Ewing 7 27 26 5 9 0 2 1 6 5 1 3 0.346 0.370 0.615
Bill George 2 9 9 2 3 1 0 1 4 0 0 2 0.333 0.333 0.778
George Gore 3 13 11 5 5 1 0 0 0 2 2 2 0.455 0.538 0.545
Gil Hatfield 2 9 8 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0.250 0.333 0.250
Tim Keefe 4 13 11 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0.091 0.231 0.091
Pat Murphy 3 10 10 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.100 0.100 0.100
Jim O'Rourke 10 40 36 4 8 0 0 0 1 3 4 2 0.222 0.300 0.222
Danny Richardson 9 39 36 6 6 2 0 0 6 3 3 5 0.167 0.231 0.222
Mike Slattery 10 39 39 6 8 2 0 0 5 6 0 5 0.205 0.205 0.256
Mike Tiernan 10 46 38 8 13 0 0 1 6 5 8 2 0.342 0.457 0.421
Cannonball Titcomb 1 4 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.500 0.500 0.750
John Ward 8 30 29 4 11 1 0 0 6 6 1 0 0.379 0.400 0.414
Mickey Welch 2 7 7 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.286 0.286 0.286
Art Whitney 10 38 37 7 12 0 1 0 12 2 1 4 0.324 0.342 0.378
Team Totals 10 366 339 64 94 10 5 3 55 38 27 30 0.277 0.331 0

[edit] Pitching

Player G W - L SV GS CG SHO IP H HR BB SO R ER ERA
Ed Crane 2 1 - 1 0 2 2 0 17.0 15 0 6 12 10 4 2.12
Bill George 1 0 - 1 0 1 1 0 10.0 15 1 3 4 14 8 7.20
Gil Hatfield 1 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 5.0 12 1 3 2 12 7 12.60
Tim Keefe 4 4 - 0 0 4 4 0 35.0 18 0 9 30 12 2 0.51
Cannonball Titcomb 1 0 - 1 0 1 0 0 4.0 5 1 2 2 6 3 6.75
Mickey Welch 2 1 - 1 0 2 2 0 17.0 10 0 9 2 8 5 2.65
Team Totals 10 6 - 4 0 10 9 0 88.0 75 3 32 52 62 29 2.97

[edit] St. Louis Browns

[edit] Batting

Player G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO AVG OBP SLG
Jack Boyle 4 18 16 4 7 0 1 0 4 3 2 2 0.438 0.500 0.563
Elton Chamberlain 5 17 13 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 3 0.000 0.235 0.000
Charlie Comiskey 10 42 41 6 11 1 1 0 3 4 1 1 0.268 0.286 0.341
Jim Devlin 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000
Joseph Herr 3 11 11 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0.091 0.091 0.091
Silver King 5 16 15 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0.067 0.125 0.067
Arlie Latham 10 45 40 10 10 0 0 0 3 11 5 6 0.250 0.333 0.250
Harry Lyons 5 18 17 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 5 0.118 0.167 0.118
Tommy McCarthy 10 41 41 10 10 1 0 1 9 6 0 0 0.244 0.244 0.341
Jocko Milligan 8 28 25 5 10 2 1 0 4 0 3 3 0.400 0.464 0.560
Tip O'Neill 10 43 37 8 9 1 0 2 11 0 6 3 0.243 0.349 0.432
Yank Robinson 10 42 36 7 9 2 1 0 7 2 6 12 0.250 0.357 0.361
Bill White 10 38 35 4 5 1 0 0 4 1 3 6 0.143 0.211 0.171
Team Totals 10 362 330 60 75 8 4 3 46 29 32 52 0.227 0.296 0

[edit] Pitching

Player G W - L SV GS CG SHO IP H HR BB SO R ER ERA
Elton Chamberlain 5 2 - 3 0 5 5 1 44.0 52 3 16 13 36 26 5.32
Jim Devlin 1 1 - 0 0 0 0 0 7.0 5 0 2 5 3 2 2.57
Silver King 5 1 - 3 0 5 4 0 35.0 37 0 9 12 23 9 2.31
Team Totals 10 4 - 6 0 10 9 1 86.0 94 3 27 30 62 37 3.87

[edit] Series Summary

Game Score Date Ballpark, City Attendance
1 Browns 1 - 2 Giants October 16 Polo Grounds I, New York, NY n/a
2 Browns 3 - 0 Giants October 17 Polo Grounds I, New York, NY n/a
3 Browns 2 - 4 Giants October 18 Polo Grounds I, New York, NY n/a
4 Giants 6 - 3 Browns October 19 Washington Park I, Brooklyn, NY n/a
5 Browns 4 - 6 Giants (8 innings) October 20 Polo Grounds I, New York, NY n/a
6 Giants 12 - 5 Browns (8 innings) October 22 Philadelphia Baseball Grounds, Philadelphia, PA n/a
7 Giants 5 - 7 Browns (8 innings) October 24 Sportsman's Park II, St. Louis, MO n/a
8 Giants 11 - 3 Browns October 25 Sportsman's Park II, St. Louis, MO n/a
9 Giants 11 - 14 Browns October 26 Sportsman's Park II, St. Louis, MO n/a
10 Giants 7 - 18 Browns October 27 Sportsman's Park II, St. Louis, MO n/a

Umpires: Unknown

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