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1887 Major League Baseball Retirements

Rk Name Yrs From To ASG WAR/pos G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS Last Game Age
1 Al Atkinson 3 1884 1887 0 -0.9 110 424 387 55 64 7 2 1 14 7 36 12 .165 .238 .202 .440 Aug 13 26.157
2 Buck Becannon 3 1884 1887 0 0.1 12 43 41 3 10 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 .244 .279 .244 .523 May 28 27.279
3 Ernie Burch 3 1884 1887 0 0.5 194 845 768 134 200 30 10 4 105 31 73 38 .260 .328 .341 .669 Jul 10 30.304
4 William Burke 1 1887 1887 0 -0.0 2 8 8 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 Aug 9 24.000
5 John Cahill 3 1884 1887 0 -3.3 252 963 936 93 192 24 12 1 58 50 24 84 .205 .227 .260 .487 Aug 9 22.101
6 Roger Carey 1 1887 1887 0 -0.1 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jul 9 .000
7 Scrappy Carroll 3 1884 1887 0 -2.0 79 310 287 34 49 6 1 0 20 19 19 35 .171 .232 .199 .431 Oct 3 27.037
8 Tommy Casey 1 1887 1887 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Aug 17 .000
9 Frank Chapman 1 1887 1887 0 -0.0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jul 22 25.000
10 Larry Corcoran 8 1880 1887 0 -2.0 326 1341 1289 192 287 47 15 2 111 5 52 187 .223 .253 .287 .540 May 20 27.283
11 Amos Cross 3 1885 1887 0 1.4 117 488 441 62 118 16 7 1 56 13 45 0 .268 .338 .342 .681 Oct 8 27.000
12 Clarence Cross 2 1884 1887 0 -0.2 45 177 164 23 37 4 1 0 5 0 10 3 .226 .282 .262 .545 Oct 10 31.220
13 Andy Cusick 4 1884 1887 0 -2.3 95 341 332 27 64 7 1 0 15 1 8 42 .193 .214 .220 .434 Jun 15 29.000
14 Hugh Daily 6 1882 1887 0 -2.9 167 590 562 53 88 13 2 0 17 0 28 109 .157 .197 .187 .383 Aug 21 40.035
15 Frederick Fass 1 1887 1887 0 -0.1 4 11 11 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .182 .182 .182 .364 Jul 29 27.272
16 Charlie Ferguson 4 1884 1887 0 6.6 257 1078 963 191 277 37 13 6 157 22 113 119 .288 .364 .372 .735 Oct 8 24.174
17 Ed Flynn 1 1887 1887 0 -0.3 7 28 27 0 5 1 0 0 4 3 1 7 .185 .214 .222 .437 May 14 22.323
18 Jocko Flynn 2 1886 1887 0 -0.6 58 223 205 40 41 6 2 4 19 9 18 45 .200 .265 .307 .572 May 23 22.327
19 Bill Gardner 1 1887 1887 0 0.1 4 12 11 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 .273 .333 .273 .606 Sep 6 .000
20 Emil Geiss 1 1887 1887 0 -0.4 3 12 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .083 .083 .083 .167 May 18 20.059
21 Patrick Gillespie 8 1880 1887 0 8.8 714 3038 2927 450 809 108 45 10 351 54 106 218 .276 .303 .354 .657 Oct 6 35.310
22 Ed Greer 3 1885 1887 0 -2.3 232 904 851 117 183 26 5 3 93 51 43 34 .215 .261 .268 .529 Oct 10 24.073
23 Mert Hackett 5 1883 1887 0 -0.6 256 957 939 87 203 42 15 8 83 5 16 225 .216 .231 .318 .549 Oct 6 27.329
24 Charlie Hall 1 1887 1887 0 -0.1 3 14 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 .083 .214 .083 .298 May 5 23.254
25 Sadie Houck 8 1879 1887 0 8.6 641 2727 2659 406 666 106 58 4 234 31 48 77 .250 .269 .338 .608 Sep 23 31.000
26 Henry Jackson 1 1887 1887 0 -0.3 10 38 38 1 10 1 0 0 3 2 0 12 .263 .263 .289 .553 Sep 28 26.097
27 Bob Keating 1 1887 1887 0 0.0 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250 .250 .250 .500 Aug 27 24.339
28 Bill Krieg 4 1884 1887 0 1.6 141 559 535 62 127 29 8 4 37 4 23 19 .237 .270 .344 .614 Jun 15 28.137
29 Doc Leitner 1 1887 1887 0 -0.2 8 27 27 3 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 .148 .148 .148 .296 Sep 17 22.003
30 Fred Mann 6 1882 1887 0 6.8 577 2483 2277 388 597 104 68 12 181 67 163 57 .262 .323 .383 .707 Oct 10 29.192
31 Bobby Mathews 15 1871 1887 0 -7.1 623 2559 2486 318 504 48 9 1 164 10 5 73 62 .203 .225 .230 .456 Oct 10 35.323
32 Jim McCormick 10 1878 1887 0 0.3 534 2104 2082 246 491 66 22 4 178 10 22 127 .236 .244 .294 .538 Oct 7 30.338
33 Jumbo McGinnis 6 1882 1887 0 -0.8 193 749 732 75 154 28 8 2 33 5 16 1 .210 .228 .279 .507 Jun 10 33.108
34 Alex McKinnon 4 1884 1887 0 8.8 386 1617 1572 209 465 82 30 13 219 16 45 125 .296 .315 .411 .726 Jul 4 30.324
35 James McMullin 1 1887 1887 0 -0.2 3 12 12 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .083 .083 .083 .167 Jul 10 .000
36 John Meister 2 1886 1887 0 -0.3 84 366 344 59 79 13 5 3 42 10 20 12 .230 .276 .323 .599 Jun 29 24.050
37 Hank Morrison 1 1887 1887 0 -0.2 7 28 26 4 3 0 0 0 3 2 2 4 .115 .179 .115 .294 Jul 28 21.067
38 Jon Morrison 2 1884 1887 0 0.1 53 234 216 33 52 6 8 1 3 0 13 4 .241 .299 .356 .656 May 2 .000
39 Joe Murphy 2 1886 1887 0 -0.5 11 41 41 2 4 1 0 0 1 1 0 8 .098 .098 .122 .220 Aug 19 20.346
40 Fred O'Neill 1 1887 1887 0 -0.0 6 28 26 4 8 1 1 0 3 3 1 4 .308 .357 .423 .780 May 22 .000
41 Billy Otterson 1 1887 1887 0 -0.2 30 108 100 16 20 4 1 2 15 8 8 17 .200 .259 .320 .579 Oct 10 25.159
42 George Pechiney 3 1885 1887 0 -0.3 62 228 220 23 45 6 3 1 24 1 8 6 .205 .232 .273 .505 Jun 24 25.277
43 Lip Pike 10 1871 1887 0 14.2 425 2030 1979 434 638 120 53 21 332 50 15 51 57 .322 .339 .468 .808 Jul 28 42.064
44 Mark Polhemus 1 1887 1887 0 -0.6 20 77 75 6 18 1 0 0 8 4 2 9 .240 .260 .253 .513 Aug 11 26.311
45 Shadow Pyle 2 1884 1887 0 -0.1 5 20 20 1 3 1 0 1 4 1 0 0 .150 .150 .350 .500 May 13 25.165
46 Charlie Reipschlager 5 1883 1887 0 -0.5 296 1148 1109 99 246 40 14 0 63 9 34 7 .222 .248 .283 .531 Sep 6 31.211
47 John Roach 1 1887 1887 0 -0.0 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 May 14 19.176
48 Jim Roxburgh 2 1884 1887 0 -0.2 4 14 12 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .357 .250 .607 Jun 9 29.143
49 Jimmy Say 3 1882 1887 0 -0.2 57 220 217 25 57 8 5 1 12 0 3 9 .263 .273 .359 .632 Sep 6 .000
50 John Shaffer 2 1886 1887 0 -0.1 21 78 73 7 14 1 1 0 4 1 5 13 .192 .244 .233 .476 Jun 30 23.132
51 Mike Shea 1 1887 1887 0 0.0 2 9 8 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250 .333 .250 .583 Apr 26 20.047
52 Bill Swarback 1 1887 1887 0 -0.2 2 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jul 12 19.000
53 Charlie Sweeney 6 1882 1887 0 1.4 233 953 894 117 224 39 7 2 84 11 59 87 .251 .297 .317 .614 Jul 9 24.087
54 Lou Sylvester 3 1884 1887 0 0.4 173 723 654 138 159 22 14 6 43 18 67 24 .243 .315 .347 .662 Aug 14 32.181
55 Billy Taylor 7 1881 1887 0 4.3 275 1195 1167 148 323 62 24 8 26 1 27 10 .277 .294 .392 .685 Aug 16 .000
56 Mother Watson 1 1887 1887 0 -0.0 2 10 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .125 .300 .125 .425 May 27 22.120
57 Bill Wright 1 1887 1887 0 0.0 1 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 .667 1.333 Sep 16 .000
Rk Name Yrs From To ASG WAR W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP Last Game Age
1 Al Atkinson 3 1884 1887 0 0.5 51 51 .500 3.96 106 106 2 99 3 0 915.0 943 656 403 21 209 435 38 0 80 4001 1.259 Aug 13 26.157
2 Buck Becannon 3 1884 1887 0 -2.0 3 8 .273 5.93 11 11 0 11 0 0 91.0 110 86 60 5 26 15 5 1 17 418 1.495 May 28 27.279
3 William Burke 1 1887 1887 0 -0.2 0 1 .000 6.00 2 2 0 1 0 0 15.0 21 14 10 0 5 3 2 0 1 73 1.733 Aug 9 24.000
4 John Cahill 3 1884 1887 0 -1.3 2 2 .500 8.64 10 2 8 2 0 0 50.0 66 58 48 3 26 8 5 0 9 236 1.840 Aug 9 22.101
5 Tommy Casey 1 1887 1887 0 -0.2 0 0 18.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 4 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 7 5.000 Aug 17 .000
6 Frank Chapman 1 1887 1887 0 -0.1 0 0 7.20 1 1 0 1 0 0 5.0 8 6 4 0 2 4 0 0 1 24 2.000 Jul 22 25.000
7 Larry Corcoran 8 1880 1887 0 27.4 177 89 .665 2.36 277 268 9 256 22 2 2392.1 2147 1235 626 68 496 1103 2 0 113 10001 1.105 May 20 27.283
8 Hugh Daily 6 1882 1887 0 11.7 73 87 .456 2.92 165 163 2 157 10 1 1415.0 1394 866 459 31 369 846 3 0 96 6060 1.246 Aug 21 40.035
9 Frederick Fass 1 1887 1887 0 -0.6 0 1 .000 10.34 4 2 1 1 0 1 15.2 25 22 18 1 8 0 2 0 4 82 2.106 Jul 29 27.272
10 Charlie Ferguson 4 1884 1887 0 25.5 99 64 .607 2.67 183 170 12 165 13 4 1514.2 1402 793 450 42 290 728 11 3 64 6310 1.117 Oct 8 24.174
11 Jocko Flynn 2 1886 1887 0 4.8 23 6 .793 2.24 32 29 3 28 2 1 257.0 207 127 64 9 63 146 0 28 1049 1.051 May 23 22.327
12 Bill Gardner 1 1887 1887 0 -0.6 0 1 .000 11.08 3 2 1 1 0 0 13.0 23 20 16 0 10 3 1 0 3 65 2.538 Sep 6 .000
13 Emil Geiss 1 1887 1887 0 -0.2 0 1 .000 8.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 17 11 8 0 3 4 0 0 0 46 2.222 May 18 20.059
14 Bob Keating 1 1887 1887 0 -0.3 0 1 .000 11.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 16 16 11 0 6 0 0 0 0 49 2.444 Aug 27 24.339
15 Doc Leitner 1 1887 1887 0 -0.8 2 6 .250 5.68 8 8 0 8 0 0 65.0 69 66 41 6 41 27 0 1 12 307 1.692 Sep 17 22.003
16 Bobby Mathews 15 1871 1887 0 62.2 297 248 .545 2.86 578 568 12 525 20 3 4956.0 5601 3497 1573 70 532 1528 48 3 253 21997 1.237 Oct 10 35.323
17 Jim McCormick 10 1878 1887 0 75.5 265 214 .553 2.43 492 485 7 466 33 1 4275.2 4092 2095 1155 82 749 1704 12 0 160 17702 1.132 Oct 7 30.338
18 Jumbo McGinnis 6 1882 1887 0 9.5 102 79 .564 2.95 187 186 1 177 18 0 1603.2 1572 958 525 21 294 562 47 1 135 6806 1.164 Jun 10 33.108
19 James McMullin 1 1887 1887 0 -0.4 2 1 .667 7.71 3 3 1 2 0 0 21.0 25 25 18 2 19 2 0 0 6 112 2.095 Jul 10 .000
20 Hank Morrison 1 1887 1887 0 -1.5 3 4 .429 7.58 7 7 0 5 0 0 57.0 79 73 48 2 27 13 1 0 7 285 1.860 Jul 28 21.067
21 Joe Murphy 2 1886 1887 0 -1.1 4 7 .364 5.97 11 11 0 10 0 0 95.0 113 87 63 3 44 30 1 0 18 450 1.653 Aug 19 20.346
22 George Pechiney 3 1885 1887 0 -0.2 23 34 .404 4.23 61 61 0 56 3 0 514.1 568 399 242 13 207 183 23 0 42 2339 1.507 Jun 24 25.277
23 Shadow Pyle 2 1884 1887 0 -0.4 1 4 .200 4.54 5 5 0 4 0 0 35.2 41 35 18 1 27 9 2 0 5 174 1.907 May 13 25.165
24 John Roach 1 1887 1887 0 -0.4 0 1 .000 11.25 1 1 0 1 0 0 8.0 18 17 10 0 4 3 1 0 1 48 2.750 May 14 19.176
25 John Shaffer 2 1886 1887 0 0.6 7 14 .333 4.57 21 21 0 21 1 0 181.0 188 148 92 3 82 58 12 0 18 816 1.492 Jun 30 23.132
26 Mike Shea 1 1887 1887 0 -0.6 1 1 .500 7.02 2 2 0 2 0 0 16.2 26 25 13 0 10 0 0 0 3 88 2.160 Apr 26 20.047
27 Bill Swarback 1 1887 1887 0 -0.6 0 2 .000 5.06 2 2 0 2 0 0 16.0 27 23 9 1 6 6 1 0 0 85 2.063 Jul 12 19.000
28 Charlie Sweeney 6 1882 1887 0 8.1 64 52 .552 2.87 129 123 6 113 8 1 1030.2 928 560 329 24 172 505 0 0 67 4234 1.067 Jul 9 24.087
29 Lou Sylvester 3 1884 1887 0 -0.6 0 1 .000 3.58 6 1 5 1 0 1 32.2 32 27 13 0 6 7 0 0 140 1.163 Aug 14 32.181
30 Billy Taylor 7 1881 1887 0 6.3 50 36 .581 3.17 100 84 15 83 3 4 799.2 811 456 282 11 165 376 15 0 69 3455 1.221 Aug 16 .000
31 Mother Watson 1 1887 1887 0 -0.4 0 1 .000 5.79 2 2 0 1 0 0 14.0 22 18 9 0 6 1 0 0 3 73 2.000 May 27 22.120
Totals 99 1871 1887 0 219.6 1249 1017 .551 2.92 2412 2328 86 2201 136 19 20424.2 20595 12422 6619 419 3905 8309 232 9 1215 87532 1.259