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1888 Cleveland Blues

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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50-82, Finished 6th in American Association (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jimmy Williams (20-44) and Tom Loftus (30-38)
Scored 651 runs, Allowed 839 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 51-81

Ballparks: National League Park II & Geagua Lake Grounds ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 96, Pitching - 99 · one-year: Batting - 98, Pitching - 101


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1887 / 1889 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Game Results

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Team Batting

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Rk Pos 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 Chief Zimmer 27 65 234 212 27 51 11 4 0 22 15 18 39 .241 .312 .330 .642 109 70 4
2 1B Jay Faatz 28 120 503 470 73 124 10 2 0 51 64 12 34 .264 .312 .294 .606 98 138 21
3 2B Cub Stricker 29 127 549 493 80 115 13 6 1 33 60 50 31 .233 .311 .290 .602 96 143 6
4 SS Ed McKean 24 131 582 548 94 164 21 15 6 68 52 28 30 .299 .340 .425 .765 149 233 6
5 3B Gus Alberts 27 102 412 364 51 75 10 6 1 48 26 41 56 .206 .299 .275 .573 87 100 7
6 OF Pete Hotaling* 31 98 436 403 67 101 7 6 0 55 35 26 44 .251 .307 .298 .605 97 120 7
7 OF Bob Gilks 23 119 494 484 59 111 14 4 1 63 16 7 36 .229 .245 .281 .526 71 136 3
8 OF Mortimer Hogan? 78 329 269 60 61 16 6 0 24 30 50 47 .227 .368 .331 .699 128 89 10
Rk Pos 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 OF Mike Goodfellow 21 68 283 269 24 66 7 0 0 29 7 11 24 .245 .283 .271 .554 81 73 3
10 C Pop Snyder 33 64 244 237 22 51 7 3 0 14 9 6 37 .215 .238 .270 .508 65 64 1
11 3B John McGlone? 27 55 221 203 22 37 1 3 1 22 26 16 26 .182 .249 .232 .480 57 47 2
12 C Deacon McGuire 24 26 105 94 15 24 1 3 1 13 2 7 16 .255 .333 .362 .695 126 34 4
13 UT Bill McClellan# 32 22 78 72 6 16 0 0 0 5 6 6 5 .222 .282 .222 .504 65 16 0
14 3B Dick Van Zant? 23 10 33 31 1 8 1 0 0 1 1 1 6 .258 .303 .290 .593 94 9 1
15 2B Ed Knouff 21 2 7 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .167 .286 .333 .619 101 2 0
Rk Pos 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
16 P Jersey Bakley 24 61 221 194 19 26 0 1 1 9 1 26 68 .134 .240 .160 .400 31 31 1
17 P Cinders O'Brien 21 32 114 109 13 20 1 0 0 9 2 4 21 .183 .219 .193 .412 35 21 1
18 P Billy Crowell 22 18 61 58 5 5 2 0 0 3 1 3 24 .086 .131 .121 .252 -18 7 0
19 P Ed Keas? 25 6 24 23 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .087 .125 .087 .212 -31 2 1
20 P George Proeser* 24 7 24 23 5 7 2 0 0 1 0 1 5 .304 .333 .391 .725 136 9 0
21 P Mike Morrison 21 4 17 17 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .235 .235 .235 .471 53 4 0
22 P Doc Oberlander? 24 3 14 14 3 3 2 0 0 4 0 0 1 .214 .214 .357 .571 85 5 0
23 P Bill Stemmyer 23 3 12 10 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 .400 .500 .500 1.000 226 5 1
Team Totals 26.4 135 4997 4603 651 1076 128 59 12 475 353 315 561 .234 .294 .295 .589 92 1358 79
Rank in 8 AA teams 7 7 6 8 7 8 4 5 6 6 6 7 7 7 1
Non-Pitcher Totals 26.8 135 4503 4149 601 1004 119 58 11 448 349 279 431 .242 .302 .307 .608 98 1272 75
Pitcher Totals 22.9 135 494 454 50 72 9 1 1 27 4 36 130 .159 .227 .189 .416 36 86 4
Rk Pos 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 Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP Jersey Bakley 24 25 33 .431 2.97 2.93 61 61 0 60 4 0 532.2 518 321 176 14 128 212 15 0 40 2251 102 1.213 8.8 0.2 2.2 3.6 1.66
2 SP Cinders O'Brien 21 11 19 .367 3.30 3.08 30 30 0 30 1 0 259.0 245 162 95 5 99 135 12 0 37 1129 92 1.328 8.5 0.2 3.4 4.7 1.36
3 SP Billy Crowell 22 5 13 .278 5.79 3.86 18 18 0 16 0 0 150.2 212 148 97 8 61 61 9 0 20 732 52 1.812 12.7 0.5 3.6 3.6 1.00
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
4 George Proeser* 24 3 4 .429 3.81 4.67 7 7 0 7 1 0 59.0 53 39 25 4 30 20 7 0 7 266 80 1.407 8.1 0.6 4.6 3.1 0.67
5 Ed Keas? 25 3 3 .500 2.29 2.90 6 6 0 6 0 0 51.0 53 28 13 1 12 18 1 0 4 218 133 1.275 9.4 0.2 2.1 3.2 1.50
6 Mike Morrison 21 1 3 .250 5.40 4.61 4 4 0 4 0 0 35.0 40 35 21 3 19 14 1 0 3 164 57 1.686 10.3 0.8 4.9 3.6 0.74
7 Doc Oberlander* 24 1 2 .333 5.26 4.02 3 3 0 3 0 0 25.2 27 33 15 2 18 23 1 0 5 123 59 1.753 9.5 0.7 6.3 8.1 1.28
8 Bob Gilks 23 0 2 .000 8.14 4.20 4 2 2 2 0 1 21.0 26 23 19 1 8 3 1 0 0 98 38 1.619 11.1 0.4 3.4 1.3 0.38
9 Bill Stemmyer 23 0 2 .000 9.00 3.58 2 2 0 2 0 0 16.0 37 42 16 0 9 7 1 0 2 95 35 2.875 20.8 0.0 5.1 3.9 0.78
10 Cub Stricker 29 1 0 1.000 4.50 2.50 2 0 2 0 0 0 12.0 16 6 6 0 2 5 1 0 1 55 70 1.500 12.0 0.0 1.5 3.8 2.50
11 Ed Knouff 21 0 1 .000 1.00 3.47 2 2 0 1 0 0 9.0 8 2 1 0 3 2 1 0 1 39 320 1.222 8.0 0.0 3.0 2.0 0.67
Team Totals 23.0 50 82 .379 3.72 3.28 135 135 4 131 6 1 1171.0 1235 839 484 38 389 500 50 0 120 5170 82 1.387 9.5 0.3 3.0 3.8 1.29
Rank in 8 AA teams 6 3 6 6 5 2 7 6 6 6 8 6 7
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA FIP G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown

Team Fielding--Totals

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Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Gus Alberts 27 102 460 126 277 57 24 .876 3.95 SS-3B
Jersey Bakley 24 62 159 22 119 18 3 .887 2.27 P-SS
Billy Crowell 22 19 35 2 31 2 1 .943 1.74 P-OF
Jay Faatz 28 120 1223 1171 39 13 50 .989 10.08 1B
Bob Gilks 23 124 304 172 94 38 12 .875 2.15 P-OF-3B-SS-2B
Mike Goodfellow 21 70 168 138 12 18 2 .893 2.14 4 0 0 OF-C-1B-SS
Mortimer Hogan -- 78 125 104 8 13 1 .896 1.44 OF
Pete Hotaling 31 98 205 170 10 25 7 .878 1.84 OF
Ed Keas 25 6 19 5 13 1 1 .947 3.00 P
Ed Knouff 21 3 8 1 7 0 0 1.000 2.67 P-2B
Bill McClellan 32 22 55 21 22 12 3 .782 1.95 OF-2B-SS
John McGlone 27 55 221 81 95 45 5 .796 3.20 3B-OF
Deacon McGuire 24 26 209 161 30 18 3 .914 7.35 21 0 0 C-1B-OF
Ed McKean 24 136 553 226 271 56 19 .899 3.65 SS-OF-2B-3B
Mike Morrison 21 4 15 5 7 3 0 .800 3.00 P
Cinders O'Brien 21 32 88 16 63 9 2 .898 2.47 P-OF
Doc Oberlander 24 3 5 0 4 1 0 .800 1.33 P
George Proeser 24 7 13 0 11 2 0 .846 1.57 P
Pop Snyder 33 65 514 335 131 48 12 .907 7.17 57 0 0 C-1B-OF
Bill Stemmyer 23 3 14 6 5 3 1 .786 3.67 P-1B
Cub Stricker 29 130 821 397 366 58 58 .929 5.87 P-2B-OF
Dick Van Zant 23 10 37 7 22 8 2 .784 2.90 3B
Chief Zimmer 27 66 500 345 115 40 7 .920 6.97 47 0 0 C-OF-1B-SS
Team Totals 26.4 135 5751 3511 1752 488 213 .915 4.24 129 0 0
Rank in 8 AA teams 5 5 6
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
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary
Gus Alberts 27 102 412 -3 -0 0 0 5 2 0.2 9 11 1.1 .502 .501 1.0 0.5 11 65
Jersey Bakley 24 61 221 -14 -1 0 0 14 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .500 .500 -0.1 0.0 -0 $1,500 1/6
Billy Crowell 22 18 61 -8 -0 0 0 4 -4 -0.4 0 -4 -0.4 .479 .498 -0.4 -0.0 -4 1/O
Jay Faatz 28 120 503 1 3 0 -5 -0 -1 -0.1 11 10 1.0 .499 .499 1.4 -0.4 15 $1,800 *3
Bob Gilks 23 119 494 -17 -3 0 -5 -4 -28 -2.7 11 -18 -1.6 .478 .484 -1.2 -0.8 -13 O5/164
Mike Goodfellow 21 68 283 -5 -2 0 -1 -4 -12 -1.1 6 -6 -0.5 .484 .493 -0.4 -0.4 -5 O/236
Mortimer Hogan? -- 78 329 13 1 0 -4 -5 6 0.5 7 13 1.2 .507 .503 1.6 -0.8 17 O
Pete Hotaling* 31 98 436 0 1 0 -10 -5 -14 -1.3 9 -5 -0.4 .487 .492 0.5 -1.4 5 *O
Ed Keas? 25 6 24 -3 -0 0 0 2 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .471 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 /1
Ed Knouff 21 2 7 0 -0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .522 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /14
Bill McClellan# 32 22 78 -2 0 0 -4 -1 -7 -0.6 2 -5 -0.5 .471 .496 -0.1 -0.4 -1 Purchased O/46
John McGlone? 27 55 221 -9 1 0 -8 1 -15 -1.4 5 -10 -0.9 .475 .492 -0.2 -0.6 -2 5/O
Deacon McGuire 24 26 105 3 -1 0 -3 1 0 0.0 2 3 0.3 .501 .500 0.5 -0.2 6 Free Agency 2/3O
Ed McKean 24 131 582 29 2 0 -2 2 31 2.8 12 43 4.0 .521 .517 4.2 0.1 45 $1,800 6O/45
Mike Morrison 21 4 17 -1 -0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .503 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Purchased /1
Cinders O'Brien 21 32 114 -8 -1 0 0 7 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .496 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 $900 Purchased 1/O
Doc Oberlander? 24 3 14 -0 -0 0 0 1 0 0.1 0 0 0.1 .515 .500 0.1 0.0 0 /1
George Proeser* 24 7 24 1 -0 0 0 2 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .530 .501 0.2 0.0 2 /1
Pop Snyder 33 64 244 -10 -1 0 -5 4 -12 -1.1 5 -7 -0.6 .482 .493 -0.2 -0.1 -2 $2,000 Purchased 2/3O
Bill Stemmyer 23 3 12 2 -0 0 0 1 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .570 .501 0.2 0.0 2 /13
Cub Stricker 29 127 549 1 2 0 -9 2 -3 -0.3 12 8 0.9 .498 .498 1.6 -0.6 17 $1,800 Unknown *4/O1
Dick Van Zant? 23 10 33 -0 -0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 1 1 0.1 .499 .500 0.1 0.0 1 5
Chief Zimmer 27 65 234 3 -0 0 -1 4 6 0.5 5 11 1.0 .508 .503 1.1 0.3 12 2/3O6
Team Total 24.7 1221 4997 -25 1 0 -57 32 -49 -4.7 96 47 5.1 .496 .499 9.8 -5.1 104 $9,800
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
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired
Jersey Bakley 24 532.2 61 61 321 5.42 5.24 -0.43 0.00 101.0 5.73 15 1.4 -0.7 3.9 53 .524 .509 $1,500
Billy Crowell 22 150.2 18 18 148 8.84 5.24 -0.48 0.00 101.0 5.78 -52 -3.9 -0.2 -3.2 -41 .285 .476
Bob Gilks 23 21.0 4 2 23 9.86 5.24 -0.50 0.00 101.0 5.80 -10 -0.7 1.0 -0.0 -0.6 -8 .315 .495
Ed Keas? 25 51.0 6 6 28 4.94 5.24 -0.44 0.00 101.0 5.75 4 0.4 -0.1 0.6 8 .569 .503
Ed Knouff 21 9.0 2 2 2 2.00 5.24 -0.46 0.00 101.0 5.76 4 0.4 -0.0 0.4 4 .691 .502
Mike Morrison 21 35.0 4 4 35 9.00 5.24 -0.44 0.00 101.0 5.74 -13 -0.9 -0.0 -0.8 -10 .268 .494 Purchased
Cinders O'Brien 21 259.0 30 30 162 5.63 5.24 -0.42 0.00 101.0 5.72 1 0.1 -0.3 1.3 19 .503 .501 $900 Purchased
Doc Oberlander* 24 25.2 3 3 33 11.57 5.24 -0.38 0.00 101.0 5.68 -17 -1.0 -0.0 -0.9 -15 .166 .494
George Proeser* 24 59.0 7 7 39 5.95 5.24 -0.43 0.00 101.0 5.74 -2 -0.2 -0.1 0.1 2 .477 .499
Bill Stemmyer 23 16.0 2 2 42 23.63 5.24 -0.60 0.00 101.0 5.90 -32 -0.9 -0.0 -0.9 -30 .029 .494
Cub Stricker 29 12.0 2 0 6 4.50 5.24 -0.48 0.00 101.0 5.78 2 0.2 1.0 -0.0 0.2 2 .581 .501 $1,800 Unknown
Team Total 23.0 1171.0 139 135 839 6.45 5.24 -0.44 0.00 101.0 5.74 -99 -5.1 1.0 -1.5 0.3 -16 .463 .501 $4,200
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1887 / 1889 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics