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1886 Detroit Wolverines

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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87-36, Finished 2nd in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bill Watkins (87-36)
Scored 829 runs, Allowed 538 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 85-38

Ballparks: Recreation Park ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 101, Pitching - 98 · one-year: Batting - 109, Pitching - 103


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1885 / 1887 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Game Results

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1886 Top 12 by WAR

Please note that players may not be in the uniform of the correct team in these images.
Photo of Lady Baldwin Photo of Dan Brouthers Photo of Hardy Richardson Photo of Jack Rowe Photo of Sam Thompson Photo of Charlie Bennett Photo of Deacon White Photo of Pretzels Getzien Photo of Fred Dunlap Photo of Ned Hanlon Photo of Charlie Ganzel Photo of Phenomenal Smith

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 Charlie Bennett 31 72 283 235 37 57 13 5 4 34 4 48 29 .243 .371 .391 .763 131 92
2 1B Dan Brouthers* 28 121 555 489 139 181 40 15 11 72 21 66 16 .370 .445 .581 1.026 208 284
3 2B Fred Dunlap 27 51 212 196 32 56 8 3 4 37 13 16 21 .286 .340 .418 .758 128 82
4 SS Jack Rowe* 29 111 494 468 97 142 21 9 6 87 12 26 27 .303 .340 .425 .765 130 199
5 3B Deacon White* 38 124 522 491 65 142 19 5 1 76 9 31 35 .289 .331 .354 .686 108 174
6 OF Sam Thompson* 26 122 538 503 101 156 18 13 8 89 13 35 31 .310 .355 .445 .800 141 224
7 OF Ned Hanlon* 28 126 551 494 105 116 6 6 4 60 50 57 39 .235 .314 .296 .610 85 146
8 OF Hardy Richardson 31 125 584 538 125 189 27 11 11 61 42 46 27 .351 .402 .504 .906 173 271
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 Charlie Ganzel 24 57 220 213 28 58 7 2 1 31 5 7 22 .272 .295 .338 .633 91 72
10 2B Sam Crane 32 47 193 185 24 26 2 2 1 12 8 8 34 .141 .176 .189 .365 11 35
11 OF Jim Manning# 24 26 103 97 14 18 2 3 0 7 7 6 10 .186 .233 .268 .501 51 26
12 C Harry Decker 21 14 56 54 2 12 1 0 0 6 0 2 9 .222 .250 .241 .491 49 13
13 OF Jack McGeachey 22 6 27 27 3 9 0 1 0 4 2 0 3 .333 .333 .407 .741 123 11
14 SS Billy Shindle 25 7 26 26 4 7 0 0 0 4 2 0 5 .269 .269 .269 .538 63 7
15 C Tom Gillen? 24 2 10 10 2 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 .400 .400 .400 .800 143 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
16 P Lady Baldwin 27 57 222 204 25 41 6 3 0 25 3 18 44 .201 .266 .260 .526 60 53
17 P Pretzels Getzien 22 43 171 165 14 29 3 3 0 19 3 6 46 .176 .205 .230 .435 31 38
18 P Pete Conway 19 12 44 43 10 8 1 0 2 3 0 1 8 .186 .205 .349 .553 65 15
19 P Billy Smith? 25 10 39 38 2 7 2 0 0 4 0 1 14 .184 .205 .237 .442 33 9
20 P Larry Twitchell 22 4 16 16 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .063 .063 .063 .125 -62 1
21 P Phenomenal Smith* 21 3 9 9 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .111 .111 .111 .222 -33 1
Team Totals 28.9 126 4875 4501 829 1260 176 81 53 636 194 374 426 .280 .335 .390 .726 119 1757
Rank in 8 NL teams 1 2 1 4 2 1 3 2 2 1 2 2 2 1
Non-Pitcher Totals 29.4 126 4374 4026 778 1173 164 75 51 584 188 348 309 .291 .348 .407 .755 128 1640
Pitcher Totals 24.2 126 501 475 51 87 12 6 2 52 6 26 117 .183 .226 .246 .472 43 117
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 Lady Baldwin* 27 42 13 .764 2.24 56 56 0 55 7 0 487.0 371 194 121 11 100 323 0 22 1936 144 2.69 0.967 6.9 0.2 1.8 6.0 3.23
2 SP Pretzels Getzien 22 30 11 .732 3.03 43 43 0 42 1 0 386.2 388 203 130 6 85 172 0 19 1640 107 3.07 1.223 9.0 0.1 2.0 4.0 2.02
3 SP Pete Conway 19 6 5 .545 3.36 11 11 0 11 0 0 91.0 93 55 34 1 25 35 0 6 389 96 3.30 1.297 9.2 0.1 2.5 3.5 1.40
4 SP Billy Smith 25 5 4 .556 4.09 9 9 0 9 0 0 77.0 81 47 35 0 30 36 0 9 343 79 3.34 1.442 9.5 0.0 3.5 4.2 1.20
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 RP Hardy Richardson 31 3 0 1.000 4.50 4 0 4 0 0 0 12.0 11 8 6 1 10 5 0 2 63 74 5.85 1.750 8.3 0.8 7.5 3.8 0.50
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
6 Larry Twitchell 22 0 2 .000 6.48 4 4 0 2 0 0 25.0 35 22 18 1 12 6 0 2 113 51 4.58 1.880 12.6 0.4 4.3 2.2 0.50
7 Phenomenal Smith* 21 1 1 .500 2.16 3 3 0 3 0 0 25.0 16 9 6 0 8 15 0 2 100 152 2.86 0.960 5.8 0.0 2.9 5.4 1.88
Team Totals 24.2 87 36 .707 2.85 126 126 4 122 8 0 1103.2 995 538 350 20 270 592 0 62 4584 113 3.00 1.146 8.1 0.2 2.2 4.8 2.19
Rank in 8 NL teams 2 7 3 1 2 4 1 3 2 4 1 4 2
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
Lady Baldwin 27 58 130 21 105 4 7 .969 2.17 P-OF
Charlie Bennett 31 74 542 432 86 24 14 .956 7.00 25 0 0 C-OF-SS
Dan Brouthers 28 121 1325 1256 27 42 64 .968 10.60 1B
Pete Conway 19 12 27 4 19 4 0 .852 1.92 P-OF
Sam Crane 32 50 270 113 131 26 20 .904 4.88 2B-SS-OF
Harry Decker 21 15 139 89 32 18 1 .871 8.07 15 0 0 C-OF
Fred Dunlap 27 51 305 118 162 25 22 .918 5.49 2B
Charlie Ganzel 24 57 429 328 66 35 12 .918 6.91 30 0 0 C-OF-1B
Pretzels Getzien 22 44 83 17 65 1 3 .988 1.86 P-OF
Tom Gillen 24 2 9 5 3 1 0 .889 4.00 2 0 0 C
Ned Hanlon 28 127 240 205 18 17 4 .929 1.76 OF-2B
Jim Manning 24 27 39 32 5 2 1 .949 1.37 OF-SS
Jack McGeachey 22 6 8 6 1 1 0 .875 1.17 OF
Hardy Richardson 31 131 427 242 153 32 17 .925 3.02 OF-2B-SS-3B-P
Jack Rowe 29 113 462 97 311 54 26 .883 3.61 4 0 0 SS-C
Billy Shindle 25 7 30 3 24 3 1 .900 3.86 SS
Billy Smith 25 10 20 5 12 3 0 .850 1.70 P-OF
Phenomenal Smith 21 3 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 1.00 P
Sam Thompson 26 122 236 194 29 13 11 .945 1.83 OF
Larry Twitchell 22 6 10 2 8 0 1 1.000 1.67 P-OF
Deacon White 38 124 444 131 245 68 18 .847 3.03 3B
Team Totals 28.7 126 5178 3301 1504 373 82 .928 4.14 76 0 0
Rank in 8 NL teams 2 2
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
Lady Baldwin 27 57 222 -11 -0 0 0 9 -2 -0.3 0 -2 -0.3 .496 .499 -0.2 -0.1 -2 $2,000 1/O
Charlie Bennett 31 72 283 11 -1 0 17 4 32 2.9 10 42 3.9 .541 .518 2.4 2.0 25 $2,500 2/O6
Dan Brouthers* 28 121 555 70 -2 0 5 -0 73 6.3 17 90 8.2 .554 .540 8.0 0.4 85 $4,000 Purchased *3
Pete Conway 19 12 44 -2 0 0 0 2 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .497 .500 -0.0 -0.0 -0 Purchased 1/O
Sam Crane 32 47 193 -21 1 0 0 1 -19 -1.9 7 -12 -1.2 .461 .489 -1.1 0.1 -13 Purchased 4/6O
Harry Decker 21 14 56 -3 0 0 -3 1 -6 -0.5 2 -4 -0.3 .463 .497 -0.0 -0.2 -1 2/O
Fred Dunlap 27 51 212 7 0 0 5 1 13 1.2 7 21 1.9 .524 .508 1.5 0.5 16 $4,000 Purchased 4
Charlie Ganzel 24 57 220 -2 -1 0 4 2 4 0.3 8 11 1.1 .506 .502 0.8 0.6 7 2/O3
Pretzels Getzien 22 43 171 -16 -0 0 0 7 -9 -0.9 0 -9 -0.9 .480 .495 -0.8 -0.0 -9 $1,750 1/O
Tom Gillen? 24 2 10 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .529 .500 0.1 0.0 1 /2
Ned Hanlon* 28 126 551 -4 4 0 0 -7 -6 -0.8 18 12 1.1 .495 .496 1.4 -0.7 12 $2,100 Free Agency *O/4
Jim Manning# 24 26 103 -6 1 0 0 -2 -6 -0.6 4 -3 -0.3 .476 .496 -0.2 -0.2 -3 Purchased O/6
Jack McGeachey 22 6 27 1 0 0 0 -0 0 0.0 1 1 0.1 .505 .500 0.1 -0.0 1 /O
Hardy Richardson 31 125 584 51 1 0 10 -4 58 5.1 18 76 7.0 .542 .532 6.3 0.5 66 $4,000 Purchased O4/165
Jack Rowe* 29 111 494 19 -1 0 4 7 29 2.5 16 45 4.2 .524 .516 4.1 1.0 41 $3,500 Purchased *6/2
Billy Shindle 25 7 26 -1 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 1 1 0.1 .503 .500 0.0 0.1 0 /6
Billy Smith? 25 10 39 -4 0 0 0 2 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .478 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -2 /1O
Phenomenal Smith* 21 3 9 -2 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .462 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 /1
Sam Thompson* 26 122 538 27 -2 0 8 -7 26 2.2 18 43 4.1 .520 .515 3.6 -0.0 35 $1,750 Purchased *O
Larry Twitchell 22 4 16 -3 0 0 0 1 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .441 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -2 /1O
Deacon White* 38 124 522 7 -1 0 1 4 11 0.8 18 29 2.7 .508 .506 2.9 0.4 28 $3,500 Purchased *5
Team Total 28.8 1140 4875 118 -1 0 52 22 191 15.6 143 335 30.9 .515 .512 28.3 4.3 283 $29,100
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
Lady Baldwin* 27 487.0 56 56 194 3.59 5.04 0.39 0.00 100.0 4.65 68 6.8 -0.6 10.8 111 .621 .542 $2,000
Pete Conway 19 91.0 11 11 55 5.44 5.04 0.46 0.00 100.0 4.59 -7 -0.6 -0.1 0.2 1 .445 .496 Purchased
Pretzels Getzien 22 386.2 43 43 203 4.73 5.04 0.45 0.00 100.0 4.59 2 0.2 -0.5 3.4 37 .504 .501 $1,750
Hardy Richardson 31 12.0 4 0 8 6.00 5.04 0.50 0.00 100.0 4.55 -2 -0.2 1.0 -0.0 -0.1 -1 .462 .499 $4,000 Purchased
Billy Smith 25 77.0 9 9 47 5.49 5.04 0.45 0.00 100.0 4.59 -6 -0.5 -0.1 0.1 1 .439 .497
Phenomenal Smith* 21 25.0 3 3 9 3.24 5.04 0.39 0.00 100.0 4.65 4 0.4 -0.0 0.7 7 .650 .503
Larry Twitchell 22 25.0 4 4 22 7.92 5.04 0.48 0.00 100.0 4.57 -9 -0.7 -0.0 -0.5 -7 .327 .496
Team Total 24.2 1103.2 130 126 538 4.39 5.04 0.42 0.00 100.0 4.62 51 5.4 1.0 -1.4 14.5 149 .542 .518 $7,750
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1885 / 1887 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics