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1887 Chicago White Stockings

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1886 / 1888

71-50, Finished 3rd in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Cap Anson (71-50)
Scored 813 runs, Allowed 716 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 68-53

Ballparks: West Side Park I ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 113, Pitching - 110 · one-year: Batting - 116, Pitching - 115


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1886 / 1888 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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1887 Top 12 by WAR

Please note that players may not be in the uniform of the correct team in these images.
Photo of John Clarkson Photo of Mark Baldwin Photo of Cap Anson Photo of Ned Williamson Photo of Fred Pfeffer Photo of Jimmy Ryan Photo of Tom Burns Photo of George Van Haltren Photo of Dell Darling Photo of Billy Sunday Photo of Marty Sullivan Photo of Charlie Sprague

Team Batting

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Rk Pos Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 C Tom Daly# 21 74 278 256 45 53 10 4 2 17 29 22 25 .207 .270 .301 .571 50 77 0
2 1B Cap Anson 35 122 533 472 107 164 33 13 7 102 27 60 18 .347 .422 .517 .939 146 244 1
3 2B Fred Pfeffer 27 123 514 479 95 133 21 6 16 89 57 34 20 .278 .327 .447 .774 102 214 1
4 SS Ned Williamson 29 127 517 439 77 117 20 14 9 78 45 73 57 .267 .377 .437 .815 114 192 5
5 3B Tom Burns 30 115 459 424 57 112 20 10 3 60 32 34 32 .264 .320 .380 .700 84 161 1
6 OF Marty Sullivan 24 115 512 472 98 134 13 16 7 77 35 36 53 .284 .340 .424 .764 100 200 4
7 OF Jimmy Ryan 24 126 567 508 117 145 23 10 11 74 50 53 19 .285 .360 .435 .795 109 221 6
8 OF Billy Sunday* 24 50 221 199 41 58 6 6 3 32 34 21 20 .291 .362 .427 .789 107 85 1
Rk Pos Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
9 C Silver Flint 31 49 191 187 22 50 8 6 3 21 7 4 28 .267 .283 .422 .705 84 79 0
10 OF George Van Haltren* 21 45 188 172 30 35 4 0 3 17 12 15 15 .203 .271 .279 .550 45 48 1
11 UT Dell Darling 25 38 163 141 28 45 7 4 3 20 19 22 18 .319 .411 .489 .900 136 69 0
12 OF Bob Pettit* 25 32 146 138 29 36 3 3 2 12 16 8 15 .261 .301 .370 .671 76 51 0
13 3B Patsy Tebeau 22 20 72 68 8 11 3 0 0 10 8 4 4 .162 .208 .206 .414 10 14 0
14 IF Emil Geiss 20 3 12 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .083 .083 .083 .167 -56 1 0
15 OF Jocko Flynn 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 P John Clarkson 25 63 226 215 40 52 5 5 6 25 6 11 25 .242 .279 .395 .674 76 85 0
17 P Mark Baldwin 23 41 149 139 18 26 1 1 4 17 4 10 42 .187 .242 .295 .537 41 41 0
18 P Shadow Pyle? 25 4 16 16 1 3 1 0 1 4 1 0 0 .188 .188 .438 .625 60 7 0
19 P Charlie Sprague* 22 3 13 13 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .154 .154 .154 .308 -19 2 0
Team Totals 26.8 127 4777 4350 813 1177 178 98 80 655 382 407 400 .271 .336 .412 .747 96 1791 20
Rank in 8 NL teams 7 5 5 5 2 1 2 1 8 5 4 2 2 3 8
Non-Pitcher Totals 27.0 127 4373 3967 754 1094 171 92 69 609 371 386 331 .276 .343 .417 .760 100 1656 20
Pitcher Totals 24.2 127 404 383 59 83 7 6 11 46 11 21 69 .217 .257 .352 .610 59 135 0
Rk Pos Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown; OPS_lg for OPS+ does not include pitchers.

Team Pitching

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Rk Pos Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP John Clarkson 25 38 21 .644 3.08 60 59 1 56 2 0 523.0 513 283 179 19 92 237 8 0 25 2183 145 3.42 1.157 8.8 0.3 1.6 4.1 2.58
2 SP Mark Baldwin 23 18 17 .514 3.40 40 39 2 35 1 1 334.0 329 218 126 22 122 164 17 0 41 1465 131 4.40 1.350 8.9 0.6 3.3 4.4 1.34
3 SP George Van Haltren* 21 11 7 .611 3.86 20 18 1 18 1 1 161.0 177 113 69 8 66 76 16 0 9 722 116 4.51 1.509 9.9 0.4 3.7 4.2 1.15
Rk Pos Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
4 RP Jimmy Ryan* 24 2 1 .667 4.20 8 3 4 2 0 0 45.0 53 36 21 3 17 14 6 0 3 197 107 5.05 1.556 10.6 0.6 3.4 2.8 0.82
Rk Pos Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
5 Shadow Pyle* 25 1 3 .250 4.73 4 4 0 3 0 0 26.2 32 27 14 1 21 5 2 0 4 133 95 5.98 1.988 10.8 0.3 7.1 1.7 0.24
6 Charlie Sprague* 22 1 0 1.000 4.91 3 3 0 2 0 0 22.0 24 16 12 1 13 9 4 0 1 104 92 5.37 1.682 9.8 0.4 5.3 3.7 0.69
7 Emil Geiss 20 0 1 .000 8.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 17 11 8 0 3 4 0 0 0 46 58 3.39 2.222 17.0 0.0 3.0 4.0 1.33
8 Marty Sullivan 24 0 0 7.71 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.1 6 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 13 66 3.71 3.000 23.1 0.0 3.9 3.9 1.00
9 Ned Williamson 29 0 0 9.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 10 58 4.78 1.500 9.0 0.0 4.5 0.0 0.00
10 Bob Pettit 25 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 1 1.0 3 8 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 10 22.28 5.000 27.0 9.0 18.0 0.0 0.00
Team Totals 23.7 71 50 .587 3.46 127 127 10 117 4 3 1126.0 1156 716 433 55 338 510 53 0 86 4883 129 4.05 1.327 9.2 0.4 2.7 4.1 1.51
Rank in 8 NL teams 3 6 1 8 3 1 2 2 3 1 6 4 1
Rk Pos Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
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Team Fielding--Totals

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Name Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Cap Anson 35 123 1340 1233 70 37 75 .972 10.59 1 0 0 1B-C
Mark Baldwin 23 46 66 13 45 8 1 .879 1.26 P-OF-1B
Tom Burns 30 115 493 184 248 61 25 .876 3.76 3B-OF
John Clarkson 25 65 172 39 125 8 5 .953 2.52 P-OF
Tom Daly 21 78 590 390 161 39 18 .934 7.06 52 0 0 C-OF-2B-1B-SS
Dell Darling 25 40 200 132 45 23 3 .885 4.43 30 0 0 C-OF
Silver Flint 31 49 388 280 74 34 4 .912 7.22 30 0 0 C-1B
Jocko Flynn 23 1 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00 OF
Emil Geiss 20 3 20 13 4 3 0 .850 5.67 2B-P-1B
Bob Pettit 25 34 49 35 8 6 0 .878 1.26 2 0 0 OF-C-P
Fred Pfeffer 27 125 868 394 402 72 68 .917 6.37 2B-OF
Shadow Pyle 25 5 11 1 9 1 0 .909 2.00 P-OF
Jimmy Ryan 24 133 265 172 54 39 8 .853 1.70 OF-P-2B
Charlie Sprague 22 4 3 0 2 1 0 .667 0.50 P-OF
Marty Sullivan 24 116 235 189 10 36 0 .847 1.72 OF-P
Billy Sunday 24 50 107 78 4 25 2 .766 1.64 OF
Patsy Tebeau 22 20 62 19 34 9 4 .855 2.65 3B
George Van Haltren 21 47 81 47 26 8 2 .901 1.55 OF-P
Ned Williamson 29 128 556 133 362 61 31 .890 3.87 SS-P
Team Totals 26.6 127 5507 3352 1683 472 99 .914 4.26 115 0 0
Rank in 8 NL teams 5 4
Name Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Batters

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Name Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary
Cap Anson 35 122 533 35 -3 0 13 -0 44 3.4 18 63 5.2 .530 .523 4.3 0.9 50 Free Agency *3/2
Mark Baldwin 23 41 149 -17 -1 0 0 10 -7 -0.7 0 -7 -0.7 .485 .496 -0.6 -0.1 -7 $1,000 1/O3
Tom Burns 30 115 459 -12 1 0 9 3 1 -0.2 16 16 1.4 .501 .500 0.8 0.8 7 *5/O
John Clarkson 25 63 226 -11 -1 0 0 16 4 0.2 0 4 0.2 .505 .502 0.3 -0.1 4 Purchased 1/O
Tom Daly# 21 74 278 -21 1 0 3 4 -13 -1.2 10 -3 -0.3 .486 .493 -0.4 0.5 -6 2/O346
Dell Darling 25 38 163 7 1 0 -7 0 1 0.0 6 7 0.6 .502 .501 1.2 -0.6 14 $2,500 2O
Silver Flint 31 49 191 -8 -1 0 0 3 -6 -0.6 7 0 0.1 .490 .497 0.1 0.2 1 2/3
Jocko Flynn 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /O
Emil Geiss 20 3 12 -4 -0 0 -1 0 -4 -0.4 0 -4 -0.4 .371 .498 -0.3 -0.1 -3 /341
Bob Pettit* 25 32 146 -6 1 0 -1 -2 -8 -0.8 5 -4 -0.3 .478 .496 -0.2 -0.3 -3 O/21
Fred Pfeffer 27 123 514 -1 3 0 7 2 11 0.6 18 29 2.4 .507 .506 2.0 0.6 22 $2,400 *4/O
Shadow Pyle? 25 4 16 -1 0 0 0 1 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .499 .500 0.0 -0.0 -0 /1O
Jimmy Ryan 24 126 567 7 2 0 -8 -7 -5 -0.8 19 14 1.1 .496 .497 2.0 -1.4 22 $1,800 *O/14
Charlie Sprague* 22 3 13 -2 -0 0 0 1 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .455 .499 -0.1 0.0 -2 /1O
Marty Sullivan 24 115 512 -5 0 0 -2 -7 -14 -1.5 17 3 0.3 .490 .493 0.6 -0.9 5 *O/1
Billy Sunday* 24 50 221 1 2 0 -4 -3 -4 -0.5 8 3 0.3 .493 .498 0.7 -0.7 7 O
Patsy Tebeau 22 20 72 -9 0 0 1 1 -7 -0.7 2 -5 -0.4 .469 .496 -0.5 0.1 -6 5
George Van Haltren* 21 45 188 -15 0 0 0 -2 -16 -1.5 6 -10 -0.8 .469 .491 -0.8 -0.2 -10 $1,400 Traded O1
Ned Williamson 29 127 517 7 2 0 1 8 18 1.2 18 36 3.0 .512 .509 3.1 0.6 35 $2,500 *6/1
Team Total 26.7 1151 4777 -56 8 0 11 29 -8 -3.5 148 140 11.4 .499 .502 12.4 -0.8 129 $11,600
Name Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Pitchers

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired
Mark Baldwin 23 334.0 40 39 218 5.87 6.04 0.09 0.00 110.0 6.55 38 3.3 1.0 -0.5 6.0 68 .584 .521 $1,000
John Clarkson 25 523.0 60 59 283 4.87 6.04 0.09 0.00 110.0 6.55 118 10.8 1.0 -0.8 14.9 165 .679 .566 Purchased
Emil Geiss 20 9.0 1 1 11 11.00 6.04 0.11 0.00 110.0 6.53 -4 -0.3 -0.0 -0.2 -3 .242 .498
Bob Pettit 25 1.0 1 0 8 72.00 6.04 0.18 0.00 110.0 6.44 -7 -0.4 1.0 -0.0 -0.3 -7 .140 .498
Shadow Pyle* 25 26.2 4 4 27 9.11 6.04 0.10 0.00 110.0 6.54 -7 -0.5 -0.0 -0.3 -4 .377 .497
Jimmy Ryan* 24 45.0 8 3 36 7.20 6.04 0.09 0.00 110.0 6.55 -2 -0.1 1.0 -0.1 0.2 2 .485 .499 $1,800
Charlie Sprague* 22 22.0 3 3 16 6.55 6.04 0.09 0.00 110.0 6.54 1 0.1 -0.0 0.2 3 .524 .500
Marty Sullivan 24 2.1 1 0 2 7.71 6.04 0.12 0.00 110.0 6.51 -0 -0.0 1.0 -0.0 0.0 -0 .482 .500
George Van Haltren* 21 161.0 20 18 113 6.32 6.04 0.09 0.00 110.0 6.55 10 0.9 1.0 -0.2 2.2 25 .545 .506 $1,400 Traded
Ned Williamson 29 2.0 1 0 2 9.00 6.04 0.11 0.00 110.0 6.52 -0 -0.0 1.0 -0.0 -0.0 -0 .462 .500 $2,500
Team Total 23.7 1126.0 139 127 716 5.72 6.04 0.09 0.00 110.0 6.55 148 13.8 1.0 -1.6 22.7 247 .599 .535 $6,700
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1886 / 1888 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics