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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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1888 Top 12 by WAR

Please note that players may not be in the uniform of the correct team in these images.
Photo of Ed McKean Photo of Jersey Bakley Photo of Mortimer Hogan Photo of Cinders O'Brien Photo of Cub Stricker Photo of Gus Alberts Photo of Chief Zimmer Photo of Jay Faatz Photo of Ed Keas Photo of Ed Knouff Photo of George Proeser Photo of Deacon McGuire

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 Pop Snyder 33 64 244 237 22 51 7 3 0 14 9 6 37 .215 .238 .270 .508 65 64 1
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 John McGlone 27 55 221 203 22 37 1 3 1 22 26 16 26 .182 .249 .232 .480 57 47 2
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 26 78 329 269 60 61 16 6 0 24 30 50 47 .227 .368 .331 .699 128 89 10
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 IF Gus Alberts 27 102 412 364 51 75 10 6 1 48 26 41 56 .206 .299 .275 .573 87 100 7
10 OF Mike Goodfellow 21 68 283 269 24 66 7 0 0 29 7 11 24 .245 .283 .271 .554 81 73 3
11 C Chief Zimmer 27 65 234 212 27 51 11 4 0 22 15 18 39 .241 .312 .330 .642 109 70 4
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
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
15 P Jersey Bakley 24 61 221 194 19 26 0 1 1 9 1 26 68 .134 .240 .160 .400 31 31 1
16 P Cinders O'Brien 21 32 114 109 13 20 1 0 0 9 2 4 21 .183 .219 .193 .412 35 21 1
17 P Billy Crowell 22 18 61 58 5 5 2 0 0 3 1 3 24 .086 .131 .121 .252 -18 7 0
18 P Ed Keas? 25 6 24 23 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .087 .125 .087 .212 -31 2 1
19 P George Proeser* 24 7 24 23 5 7 2 0 0 1 0 1 5 .304 .333 .391 .725 136 9 0
20 P Mike Morrison 21 4 17 17 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .235 .235 .235 .471 53 4 0
21 P Doc Oberlander* 24 3 14 14 3 3 2 0 0 4 0 0 1 .214 .214 .357 .571 85 5 0
22 P Bill Stemmyer 23 3 12 10 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 .400 .500 .500 1.000 226 5 1
23 P Ed Knouff 21 2 7 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .167 .286 .333 .619 101 2 0
Team Totals 26.5 135 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 26.9 135 4503 4149 601 1004 119 58 11 448 349 279 431 .242 .302 .307 .608 98 1272 75
Pitcher Totals 23.0 135 494 454 50 72 9 1 1 27 4 36 130 .159 .227 .189 .416 36 86 4
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 Jersey Bakley 24 25 33 .431 2.97 61 61 0 60 4 0 532.2 518 321 176 14 128 212 15 0 40 2251 102 2.93 1.213 8.8 0.2 2.2 3.6 1.66
2 SP Cinders O'Brien 21 11 19 .367 3.30 30 30 0 30 1 0 259.0 245 162 95 5 99 135 12 0 37 1129 92 3.08 1.328 8.5 0.2 3.4 4.7 1.36
3 SP Billy Crowell 22 5 13 .278 5.79 18 18 0 16 0 0 150.2 212 148 97 8 61 61 9 0 20 732 52 3.86 1.812 12.7 0.5 3.6 3.6 1.00
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 George Proeser* 24 3 4 .429 3.81 7 7 0 7 1 0 59.0 53 39 25 4 30 20 7 0 7 266 80 4.67 1.407 8.1 0.6 4.6 3.1 0.67
5 Ed Keas? 25 3 3 .500 2.29 6 6 0 6 0 0 51.0 53 28 13 1 12 18 1 0 4 218 133 2.90 1.275 9.4 0.2 2.1 3.2 1.50
6 Mike Morrison 21 1 3 .250 5.40 4 4 0 4 0 0 35.0 40 35 21 3 19 14 1 0 3 164 57 4.61 1.686 10.3 0.8 4.9 3.6 0.74
7 Doc Oberlander* 24 1 2 .333 5.26 3 3 0 3 0 0 25.2 27 33 15 2 18 23 1 0 5 123 59 4.02 1.753 9.5 0.7 6.3 8.1 1.28
8 Bob Gilks 23 0 2 .000 8.14 4 2 2 2 0 1 21.0 26 23 19 1 8 3 1 0 0 98 38 4.20 1.619 11.1 0.4 3.4 1.3 0.38
9 Bill Stemmyer 23 0 2 .000 9.00 2 2 0 2 0 0 16.0 37 42 16 0 9 7 1 0 2 95 35 3.58 2.875 20.8 0.0 5.1 3.9 0.78
10 Cub Stricker 29 1 0 1.000 4.50 2 0 2 0 0 0 12.0 16 6 6 0 2 5 1 0 1 55 70 2.50 1.500 12.0 0.0 1.5 3.8 2.50
11 Ed Knouff 21 0 1 .000 1.00 2 2 0 1 0 0 9.0 8 2 1 0 3 2 1 0 1 39 320 3.47 1.222 8.0 0.0 3.0 2.0 0.67
Team Totals 23.0 50 82 .379 3.72 135 135 4 131 6 1 1171.0 1235 839 484 38 389 500 50 0 120 5170 82 3.28 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 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
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 OF-3B-SS-P-2B
Mike Goodfellow 21 70 168 138 12 18 2 .893 2.14 4 0 0 OF-C-1B-SS
Mortimer Hogan 26 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 2B-OF-P
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 26.3 135 5751 3511 1752 488 87 .915 4.24 129 0 0
Rank in 8 AA teams 5 6
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
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 26 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 26.4 1221 4997 -25 1 0 -57 32 -49 -4.7 96 47 5.1 .496 .499 9.8 -5.1 104 $9,800
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
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
Name 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