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1886 New York Giants

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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75-44, Finished 3rd in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jim Mutrie (75-44)
Scored 692 runs, Allowed 558 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-48

Ballparks: Polo Grounds I (Southeast Diamond) ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 102, Pitching - 97 · one-year: Batting - 89, Pitching - 86


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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 Tim Keefe Photo of Roger Connor Photo of Mickey Welch Photo of Jim O'Rourke Photo of Buck Ewing Photo of John Ward Photo of Mike Dorgan Photo of Dude Esterbrook Photo of Pat Deasley Photo of Patrick Gillespie Photo of Ed Caskin Photo of Frank Diven

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 Buck Ewing 26 73 291 275 59 85 11 7 4 31 18 16 17 .309 .347 .444 .791 137 122
2 1B Roger Connor* 28 118 526 485 105 172 29 20 7 71 17 41 15 .355 .405 .540 .945 183 262
3 2B Joe Gerhardt 31 123 448 426 44 81 11 7 0 40 8 22 63 .190 .230 .249 .479 44 106
4 SS John Ward* 26 122 510 491 82 134 17 5 2 81 36 19 46 .273 .300 .340 .640 92 167
5 3B Dude Esterbrook 29 123 481 473 62 125 20 6 3 43 13 8 43 .264 .277 .351 .627 88 166
6 OF Mike Dorgan 32 118 471 442 61 129 19 4 2 79 9 29 37 .292 .335 .367 .702 111 162
7 OF Patrick Gillespie* 34 97 412 396 65 108 13 8 0 58 17 16 30 .273 .301 .346 .647 94 137
8 OF Jim O'Rourke 35 105 479 440 106 136 26 6 1 34 14 39 21 .309 .365 .402 .768 131 177
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 OF Danny Richardson 23 68 254 237 43 55 9 1 1 27 12 17 21 .232 .283 .291 .575 73 69
10 UT Pat Deasley 28 41 147 143 18 38 6 1 0 17 2 4 12 .266 .286 .322 .607 83 46
11 UT Bill Finley? 22 13 45 44 2 8 0 0 0 5 2 1 8 .182 .200 .182 .382 16 8
12 UT Gene Bagley? 25 5 17 16 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 .125 .176 .125 .301 -8 2
13 SS Ed Caskin 34 1 4 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 202 2
14 OF Larry Corcoran# 26 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0
15 OF Frank Diven? 26 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0
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 Tim Keefe 29 64 222 205 26 35 10 1 1 20 3 17 42 .171 .234 .244 .478 44 50
17 P Mickey Welch 26 59 220 213 17 46 4 2 0 18 3 7 47 .216 .241 .254 .494 49 54
18 P Jim Devlin* 20 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0
Team Totals 29.4 124 4535 4298 692 1156 175 68 21 527 155 237 410 .269 .307 .356 .663 99 1530
Rank in 8 NL teams 3 3 3 5 3 7 6 7 1 3 3 3 3 3
Non-Pitcher Totals 29.6 124 4092 3879 649 1075 161 65 20 488 149 213 320 .277 .315 .368 .682 105 1426
Pitcher Totals 27.6 124 443 419 43 81 14 3 1 39 6 24 90 .193 .237 .248 .485 46 104
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 Tim Keefe 29 42 20 .677 2.56 64 64 0 62 2 0 535.0 479 250 152 9 102 297 0 40 2173 125 2.78 1.086 8.1 0.2 1.7 5.0 2.91
2 SP Mickey Welch 26 33 22 .600 2.99 59 59 0 56 1 0 500.0 514 279 166 13 163 272 0 51 2151 107 3.33 1.354 9.3 0.2 2.9 4.9 1.67
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
3 RP Danny Richardson 23 0 2 .000 5.76 5 1 4 1 0 0 25.0 33 24 16 1 11 17 0 3 114 56 3.58 1.760 11.9 0.4 4.0 6.1 1.55
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 Jim Devlin* 20 0 0 18.00 1 0 1 0 0 1 2.0 3 5 4 0 4 2 0 1 16 22 7.10 3.500 13.5 0.0 18.0 9.0 0.50
Team Totals 27.4 75 44 .630 2.86 124 124 5 119 3 1 1062.0 1029 558 338 23 280 588 0 95 4454 112 3.07 1.233 8.7 0.2 2.4 5.0 2.10
Rank in 8 NL teams 3 5 4 2 7 3 5 4 4 3 2 5 3
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
Gene Bagley 25 5 24 14 7 3 0 .875 4.20 8 0 0 C-OF
Ed Caskin 34 1 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 SS
Roger Connor 28 118 1263 1164 65 34 55 .973 10.42 1B
Larry Corcoran 26 1 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00 OF
Pat Deasley 28 45 230 167 42 21 4 .909 4.64 29 0 0 C-OF
Frank Diven 26 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 OF
Jim Devlin 20 1 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00 P
Mike Dorgan 32 119 210 174 14 22 5 .895 1.58 OF-1B
Dude Esterbrook 29 123 410 148 219 43 9 .895 2.98 3B
Buck Ewing 26 75 444 311 97 36 4 .919 5.44 31 0 0 C-OF-1B
Bill Finley 22 16 44 29 10 5 1 .886 2.44 11 0 0 OF-C
Joe Gerhardt 31 123 752 340 355 57 50 .924 5.65 2B
Patrick Gillespie 34 97 141 121 6 14 0 .901 1.31 OF
Tim Keefe 29 65 151 29 107 15 3 .901 2.09 P-OF
Jim O'Rourke 35 112 493 369 96 28 5 .943 4.15 48 0 0 OF-C-1B
Danny Richardson 23 72 135 103 26 6 3 .956 1.79 OF-P-3B-SS-2B
John Ward 26 122 629 191 369 69 36 .890 4.59 SS
Mickey Welch 26 62 106 19 82 5 0 .953 1.63 P-OF
Team Totals 29.2 124 5038 3183 1496 359 70 .929 4.04 127 0 0
Rank in 8 NL teams 1 1
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
Gene Bagley? 25 5 17 -2 0 0 -2 0 -4 -0.4 1 -3 -0.3 .427 .498 -0.1 -0.2 -1 /2O
Ed Caskin 34 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 0.1 .544 .500 0.1 0.0 1 /6
Roger Connor* 28 118 526 51 -2 0 10 -0 60 5.2 17 77 7.1 .546 .533 6.3 0.9 67 $3,000 Free Agency *3
Larry Corcoran# 26 1 4 -1 0 0 0 -0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .385 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1 /O
Pat Deasley 28 41 147 -3 -0 0 0 1 -2 -0.2 5 3 0.3 .496 .499 0.4 0.1 3 Free Agency 2O
Jim Devlin* 20 1 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .474 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /1
Frank Diven? 26 1 3 -1 0 0 0 -0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .421 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 /O
Mike Dorgan 32 118 471 8 -1 0 0 -7 -0 -0.2 16 16 1.5 .500 .500 1.7 -0.7 16 *O/3
Dude Esterbrook 29 123 481 -7 -1 0 2 4 -2 -0.3 16 14 1.4 .498 .499 1.4 0.5 12 Purchased *5
Buck Ewing 26 73 291 13 1 0 4 2 20 1.7 10 30 2.8 .525 .511 2.5 0.5 26 $3,500 Free Agency 2O/3
Bill Finley? 22 13 45 -5 0 0 -3 0 -8 -0.7 2 -6 -0.6 .446 .496 -0.3 -0.3 -3 /2O
Joe Gerhardt 31 123 448 -30 -1 0 1 2 -27 -2.7 15 -12 -1.1 .479 .484 -1.0 0.2 -13 *4
Patrick Gillespie* 34 97 412 -1 -1 0 -4 -6 -12 -1.3 14 2 0.2 .488 .493 0.8 -1.0 6 *O
Tim Keefe 29 64 222 -15 -0 0 0 9 -6 -0.6 0 -6 -0.6 .491 .496 -0.5 -0.0 -6 $3,000 Purchased 1/O
Jim O'Rourke 35 105 479 21 -2 0 5 -0 24 2.0 15 39 3.6 .521 .513 3.4 0.4 34 $3,000 Unknown O2/3
Danny Richardson 23 68 254 -6 0 0 2 -4 -8 -0.8 9 1 0.1 .489 .495 0.0 -0.2 -1 $2,000 O/1456
John Ward* 26 122 510 -4 3 0 3 8 10 0.7 17 27 2.6 .507 .506 2.5 1.0 24 $3,000 Free Agency *6
Mickey Welch 26 59 220 -15 -0 0 -1 9 -7 -0.8 0 -7 -0.8 .488 .496 -0.6 -0.1 -6 Free Agency 1/O
Team Total 29.4 1133 4535 4 -5 0 17 19 34 1.4 137 171 16.0 .503 .503 16.4 1.0 155 $17,500
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
Jim Devlin* 20 2.0 1 0 5 22.50 5.19 0.22 0.00 99.0 4.92 -4 -0.3 1.0 -0.0 -0.2 -4 .235 .498
Tim Keefe 29 535.0 64 64 250 4.21 5.19 0.14 0.00 99.0 5.00 58 5.7 -0.7 10.1 106 .589 .535 $3,000 Purchased
Danny Richardson 23 25.0 5 1 24 8.64 5.19 0.15 0.00 99.0 4.99 -10 -0.8 1.0 -0.0 -0.6 -7 .345 .495 $2,000
Mickey Welch 26 500.0 59 59 279 5.02 5.19 0.15 0.00 99.0 4.99 8 0.8 -0.6 4.9 53 .513 .505 Free Agency
Team Total 27.4 1062.0 129 124 558 4.73 5.19 0.14 0.00 99.0 4.99 53 5.4 1.0 -1.3 14.2 148 .542 .519 $5,000
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