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1887 Cincinnati Red Stockings

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1886 / 1888

81-54, Finished 2nd in American Association (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Gus Schmelz (81-54)
Scored 892 runs, Allowed 745 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-56

Ballparks: League Park I ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 102, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 110, Pitching - 108


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1886 / 1888 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Kid Baldwin 22 R R 5' 6" 147 Nov 1, 1864 4 96 96 0 96 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 -0.4
Hick Carpenter 31 R L 5' 11" 186 Aug 16, 1855 9 127 127 0 0 0 0 127 0 0 0 0 0 -0.8
Pop Corkhill 29 L R 5' 10" 180 Apr 11, 1858 5 128 128 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 121 7 128 1.5
Frank Fennelly 27 R R 5' 8" 168 Feb 18, 1860 4 134 134 0 0 0 0 0 134 0 0 0 0 3.2
Charley Jones 35 R R 5' 11" 202 Apr 30, 1852 11 41 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 41 1 0 41 0.8
Heinie Kappel 23 R R 5' 8" 160 Sep, 1863 1st 23 23 0 0 0 6 9 1 2 0 5 7 -0.0
Jim Keenan 29 R R 5' 10" 186 Feb 10, 1858 7 47 47 0 38 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Jumbo McGinnis 33 5' 10" 197 Feb 22, 1854 6 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.8
Bid McPhee HOF 27 R R 5' 8" 152 Nov 1, 1859 6 129 129 0 0 0 129 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.3 $2,300
Tony Mullane 28 B 5' 10" 165 Jan 30, 1859 6 56 56 48 0 0 0 0 0 7 2 0 9 7.6
Hugh Nicol 29 R R 5' 4" 145 Jan 1, 1858 7 125 125 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 119 125 0.1
Jack O'Connor 21 R R 5' 10" 170 Jun 2, 1866 1st 12 12 0 5 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 -0.6
John Reilly 28 R R 6' 3" 178 Oct 5, 1858 6 134 134 0 0 127 0 0 0 1 6 2 9 3.5
Billy Serad 24 R R 5' 7" 156 1863 3 22 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.2
Mike Shea 20 R 5' 10" 170 Mar 10, 1867 1st 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6
Mike Smith 19 L L 5' 11" 178 Mar 23, 1868 2 52 52 52 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 10.6
George Tebeau 25 R R 5' 9" 175 Dec 26, 1861 1st 85 85 1 0 0 0 0 0 80 1 3 84 0.9
Mother Watson 22 5' 9" 145 Jan 27, 1865 1st 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 -0.4
Wild Bill Widner 20 R R 6' 0" 180 Jun 3, 1867 1st 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1886 / 1888 Roster (40-man)