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Played As

  • Detroit Wolverines (426-437 W-L, 1881 - 1888) - 1 Pennant and 0 Playoff Appearance

All-Time Top 20 by WAR

Photo of Charlie Bennett Photo of Dan Brouthers Photo of Lady Baldwin Photo of Stump Wiedman Photo of Sam Thompson Photo of Ned Hanlon Photo of Hardy Richardson Photo of Pretzels Getzien Photo of George Wood Photo of Jack Rowe
Photo of Deacon White Photo of Pete Conway Photo of George Derby Photo of Fred Dunlap Photo of Sadie Houck Photo of Dupee Shaw Photo of Charlie Ganzel Photo of Henry Gruber Photo of Martin Powell Photo of Mox McQuery

Franchise History

Rk Year Tm Lg G W L Ties W-L% pythW-L% Finish GB Playoffs R RA BatAge PAge #Bat #P Top Player Managers
1 1888 Detroit Wolverines NL 134 68 63 3 .519 .562 5th of 8 16.0 721 629 28.9 23.0 24 6 P.Conway (6.9) B.Watkins (49-44) and B.Leadley (19-19)
2 1887 Detroit Wolverines NL 127 79 45 3 .637 .639 1st of 8 -- Won WS (10-5) 969 710 29.1 24.0 21 9 D.Brouthers (5.3) B.Watkins (79-45)
3 1886 Detroit Wolverines NL 126 87 36 3 .707 .688 2nd of 8 2.5 829 538 28.8 24.2 21 7 L.Baldwin (10.5) B.Watkins (87-36)
4 1885 Detroit Wolverines NL 108 41 67 0 .380 .443 6th of 8 44.0 514 582 26.1 23.1 28 7 C.Bennett (4.5) C.Morton (7-31) and B.Watkins (34-36)
5 1884 Detroit Wolverines NL 114 28 84 2 .250 .285 8th of 8 56.0 445 736 24.6 21.9 26 6 C.Bennett (4.1) J.Chapman (28-84)
6 1883 Detroit Wolverines NL 101 40 58 3 .408 .403 7th of 8 23.0 524 650 25.4 22.3 16 8 C.Bennett (4.9) J.Chapman (40-58)
7 1882 Detroit Wolverines NL 86 42 41 3 .506 .418 5th of 8 12.5 407 488 25.2 22.4 20 4 S.Wiedman (9.8) F.Bancroft (42-41)
8 1881 Detroit Wolverines NL 84 41 43 0 .488 .512 4th of 8 15.0 440 429 24.5 22.4 26 6 G.Derby (7.6) F.Bancroft (41-43)