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1887 Kansas City Cowboys

1887 > Class No Classification > 1887 Western League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Joe Ellick and John Patterson
Represented: Kansas City, MO
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1888

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
2Sam Crane33229618334100.344.40639
3Joe Ellick?33525591000.360.40010
4Frank Graves265522835693413.303.36483
5Bill Hassamaer?22112536122199387718.371.507272
6Moxie Hengel293515433585000.377.40963
7John Hofford?2412488163000.333.39619
8Shorty Howe?--4116021433100.269.30048
9Ed Keas?24419161000.316.3687
10Walt Kinzie30512475182133116.332.421104
11George Knowlton?--13565110000.196.19611
12Jim Lillie25103515142190255235.369.449231
14Benjamin Lotz?--14000000.000.0000
15Jim Manning#258138113316520111224.433.638243
16Tim Manning333717235639307.366.45378
17Tom Mansell*321024741172092611109.441.605287
18George Mappes?21198626345203.395.50043
19Larry McKeon?21106505124168231235.333.444224
20Theodore McKim?--198113260002.321.32126
22Kid Nichols#173413118411200.313.35146
23John Niehoff?--13594131000.220.23714
25John Rademacher?25416660005.375.3756
26Frank Ringo266730462116185510.382.523159
27Milt Scott269427203001.476.54823
28Mike Shea?20207915252102.316.36729
28 Players25.6
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
2Bill Hassamaer?2201.00012.0011006.01410822202.66721.
3John Hofford?2474.6363.91111111199.015988432812451.88914.
4Ed Keas?2412.3334.00333027.056331255312.25918.
5George Knowlton?--76.5384.541313130115.017196582239451.67813.
6Jim Lillie?2501.0006.55310011.02919843103.00023.
8Benjamin Lotz?--01.0002.0011109.01210200101.33312.00.00.0
9Tim Manning33004.5010002.064100013.00027.00.00.0
10Larry McKeon?2102.0002.53321010.23230373403.65627.
11Theodore McKim?--105.6674.351916151151.0252154733630341.90715.
13Kid Nichols171812.6003.373330301269.2382215101396512121.56112.
14John Niehoff?--01.0006.0010003.074221003.00021.
15Mike Shea20510.3335.401616130126.2225153765838652.23416.
15 Players19.7
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer


Frank Graves49
Charlie Hoover41Stats for 3 teams
Frank Ringo35
George Mappes17
Llewellyn Legg14Stats for 2 teams


Larry McKeon103
Milt Scott9
Frank Ringo3
Mike Shea1


Tim Manning37
Moxie Hengel35
Sam Crane22
Frank Ringo11
Llewellyn Legg9Stats for 2 teams
Frank Graves1
Jim Lillie1


Walt Kinzie49
Jim Manning39
Harry Raymond23Stats for 3 teams
John Niehoff13
Bill Joyce4Stats for 2 teams
Llewellyn Legg2Stats for 2 teams
Jim Lillie2
Tom Mansell2
Frank Ringo2
George Mappes1
Mike Shea1





Bill Hassamaer105
Bill Joyce4Stats for 2 teams
Frank Ringo3
Theodore McKim2
Tom Mansell1
Larry McKeon1


Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Sam Crane33RR6' 0.0"190Jan 2, 1854Springfield, MA, US
Harry Dooms20Jan 30, 1867St. Louis, MO, US
Joe Ellick335' 10.0"162Apr 3, 1854Cincinnati, OH, US
Frank Graves26RR6' 0.0"163Nov 2, 1860Cincinnati, OH, US
George Haddock20RR5' 11.0"155Dec 25, 1866Portsmouth, NH, US
Bill Hassamaer226' 0.0"180Jul 26, 1864St. Louis, MO, US
Moxie Hengel29R5' 8.0"144Oct 7, 1857Chicago, IL, US
John Hofford246' 0.0"168May 25, 1863Philadelphia, PA, US
Charlie Hoover21LR5' 8.0"170Sep 9, 1865Mound City, IL, US
Shorty Howe--UnknownNew York, NY, US
James Hughes--Unknown
Bill Joyce19LR5' 11.0"185Sep 22, 1867St. Louis, MO, US
Ed Keas24Jan 2, 1863Dubuque, IA, US
Walt Kinzie30RR5' 10.0"161Mar 16, 1857Burlington, KS, US
George Knowlton--Unknown
Llewellyn Legg--Unknown
Jim Lillie25RJul 27, 1861New Haven, CT, US
Benjamin Lotz--Unknown
Jim Manning25SR5' 7.0"157Jan 31, 1862Fall River, MA, US
Tim Manning33RR5' 10.0"170Dec 3, 1853Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, GB
Tom Mansell32LR5' 8.0"160Jan 1, 1855Auburn, NY, US
George Mappes215' 8.0"200Dec 25, 1865St. Louis, MO, US
John McCarty20RFeb 9, 1867Independence, MO, US
Larry McKeon215' 10.0"168Mar 25, 1866New York, NY, US
Theodore McKim--Unknown
Kid Nichols17SR5' 10.0"175Sep 14, 1869Madison, WI, US
John Niehoff--Unknown
John Rademacher25152May, 1862MO, US
Harry Raymond255' 9.0"179Feb 20, 1862Sauquoit, NY, US
Frank Ringo26R5' 11.0"175Oct 12, 1860Parkville, MO, US
Milt Scott26R5' 9.0"160Jan 17, 1861Chicago, IL, US
Mike Shea20R5' 10.0"170Mar 10, 1867New Orleans, LA, US
Joe White--Unknown

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