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1887 New York Giants

Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1886 / 1888

68-55, Finished 4th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jim Mutrie (68-55)
Scored 816 runs, Allowed 723 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 68-55

Ballparks: Polo Grounds I (Southeast Diamond) ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 96, Pitching - 93 · one-year: Batting - 105, Pitching - 104


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1886 / 1888 Fielding Statistics

Team Fielding--Totals

Standard Fielding by Position Below · League Register
Name Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Buck Becannon 27 1 6 2 2 2 0 .667 4.00 3B
William Brown 21 51 333 231 71 31 5 .907 5.92 51 0 0 C-3B-OF
Roger Carey 22 1 10 2 6 2 1 .800 8.00 2B
Roger Connor 29 127 1379 1325 44 10 67 .993 10.78 1B
Pat Deasley 29 32 159 98 37 24 0 .849 4.22 15 0 0 C-3B-SS
Mike Dorgan 33 71 166 140 6 20 1 .880 2.06 OF-1B
Buck Ewing 27 78 374 153 173 48 17 .872 4.18 0 0 0 3B-2B-C
Bill George 22 14 41 8 27 6 0 .854 2.50 P-OF
Joe Gerhardt 32 1 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.00 3B
Patrick Gillespie 35 77 111 91 14 6 1 .946 1.36 OF-3B
George Gore 33 111 271 221 20 30 7 .889 2.17 OF
Gil Hatfield 32 2 8 5 3 0 0 1.000 4.00 3B
Tim Keefe 30 58 135 18 102 15 1 .889 2.07 P-OF
Mike Mattimore 28 9 14 8 5 1 0 .929 1.44 P-OF
Pat Murphy 30 17 124 79 26 19 3 .847 6.18 9 0 0 C
Candy Nelson 38 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3B
Jim O'Rourke 36 108 423 248 127 48 8 .887 3.47 37 0 0 C-3B-OF-2B
John Rainey 22 17 55 19 26 10 3 .818 2.65 3B
Danny Richardson 24 123 745 273 413 59 47 .921 5.58 2B-3B-P
John Roach 19 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 P
Bill Swarback 19 2 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.50 P
Mike Tiernan 20 108 188 150 13 25 3 .867 1.51 P-OF
Cannonball Titcomb 20 9 10 0 9 1 1 .900 1.00 P
Monte Ward 27 129 756 226 469 61 53 .919 5.39 SS
Mickey Welch 27 42 80 17 51 12 0 .850 1.62 P-OF
Stump Wiedman 26 1 2 0 1 1 0 .500 1.00 P
Team Totals 28.3 129 5398 3317 1650 431 83 .920 4.17 112 0 0
Rank in 8 NL teams 3 3
Name Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
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Player Standard Fielding--C

Name Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
William Brown 21 46 326 229 69 28 5 .914 6.48 51 0 0
Jim O'Rourke 36 40 228 137 66 25 4 .890 5.08 37 0 0
Pat Deasley 29 24 135 86 31 18 0 .867 4.88 15 0 0
Pat Murphy 30 17 124 79 26 19 3 .847 6.18 9 0 0
Buck Ewing 27 8 48 38 10 0 2 1.000 6.00 0 0 0
League Average .906 5.91
Team Total 129 861 569 202 90 14 .895 5.71 112 0 0

Player Standard Fielding--1B

Name Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Roger Connor 29 127 1379 1325 44 10 67 .993 10.78
Mike Dorgan 33 2 12 12 0 0 1 1.000 6.00
League Average .974 10.41
Team Total 129 1391 1337 44 10 68 .993 10.71

Player Standard Fielding--2B

Name Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Danny Richardson 24 108 691 257 384 50 46 .928 5.94
Buck Ewing 27 19 121 39 62 20 9 .835 5.32
Jim O'Rourke 36 2 9 5 4 0 1 1.000 4.50
Roger Carey 22 1 10 2 6 2 1 .800 8.00
League Average .911 5.79
Team Total 129 831 303 456 72 57 .913 5.84

Player Standard Fielding--3B

Name Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Buck Ewing 27 51 205 76 101 28 6 .863 3.47
Jim O'Rourke 36 38 114 46 50 18 2 .842 2.53
John Rainey 22 17 55 19 26 10 3 .818 2.65
Danny Richardson 24 14 54 16 29 9 1 .833 3.21
Pat Deasley 29 7 24 12 6 6 0 .750 2.57
William Brown 21 3 6 2 2 2 0 .667 1.33
Gil Hatfield 32 2 8 5 3 0 0 1.000 4.00
Buck Becannon 27 1 6 2 2 2 0 .667 4.00
Joe Gerhardt 32 1 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.00
Patrick Gillespie 35 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Candy Nelson 38 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
League Average .870 3.37
Team Total 129 475 179 221 75 12 .842 2.94

Player Standard Fielding--SS

Name Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Monte Ward 27 129 756 226 469 61 53 .919 5.39
Pat Deasley 29 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
League Average .890 4.94
Team Total 129 756 226 469 61 53 .919 5.35

Player Standard Fielding--OF

Name Age G LF CF RF CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
George Gore 33 111 0 111 0 271 221 20 30 7 .889 2.17
Mike Tiernan 20 103 34 11 58 185 150 10 25 3 .865 1.55
Patrick Gillespie 35 76 76 0 0 111 91 14 6 1 .946 1.38
Mike Dorgan 33 69 1 0 68 154 128 6 20 0 .870 1.94
Jim O'Rourke 36 28 19 6 3 72 60 7 5 1 .931 2.39
William Brown 21 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00
Tim Keefe 30 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
Mike Mattimore 28 2 0 2 0 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 2.50
Bill George 22 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Mickey Welch 27 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
League Average .880 1.92
Team Total 129 800 656 57 87 12 .891 1.81

Player Standard Fielding--P

Name Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Tim Keefe 30 56 134 17 102 15 1 .888 2.13
Mickey Welch 27 41 80 17 51 12 0 .850 1.66
Bill George 22 13 41 8 27 6 0 .854 2.69
Cannonball Titcomb 20 9 10 0 9 1 1 .900 1.00
Mike Mattimore 28 7 9 3 5 1 0 .889 1.14
Mike Tiernan 20 5 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 0.60
Bill Swarback 19 2 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.50
John Roach 19 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
Stump Wiedman 26 1 2 0 1 1 0 .500 1.00
Danny Richardson 24 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
League Average .901 1.87
Team Total 129 284 47 201 36 2 .873 1.82

1886 / 1888 Fielding Statistics