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1887 New York Giants

Batting, Pitching, & 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 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Game Results

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Team Batting

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Rk Pos 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 William Brown 21 49 183 170 17 37 3 2 0 25 10 10 15 .218 .273 .259 .532 51 44 3
2 1B Roger Connor* 29 127 554 471 113 134 26 22 17 104 43 75 50 .285 .392 .541 .933 161 255 8
3 2B Danny Richardson 24 122 490 450 79 125 19 10 3 62 41 36 25 .278 .337 .384 .721 103 173 4
4 SS Monte Ward* 27 129 578 545 114 184 16 5 1 53 111 29 12 .338 .375 .391 .766 116 213 4
5 3B Buck Ewing 27 77 351 318 83 97 17 13 6 44 26 30 33 .305 .370 .497 .867 143 158 3
6 OF Patrick Gillespie* 35 76 312 295 40 78 9 3 3 37 37 12 21 .264 .304 .346 .650 83 102 5
7 OF George Gore* 33 111 508 459 95 133 16 5 1 49 39 42 18 .290 .358 .353 .711 101 162 7
8 OF Mike Tiernan* 20 103 442 407 82 117 13 12 10 62 28 32 31 .287 .344 .452 .796 123 184 3
Rk Pos 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 UT Jim O'Rourke 36 103 438 397 73 113 15 13 3 88 46 36 11 .285 .352 .411 .762 114 163 5
10 OF Mike Dorgan 33 71 301 283 41 73 10 0 0 34 22 15 20 .258 .302 .293 .596 69 83 3
11 C Pat Deasley 29 30 128 118 12 37 5 0 0 23 3 9 7 .314 .367 .356 .723 105 42 1
12 3B John Rainey* 22 17 63 58 6 17 3 0 0 12 0 5 6 .293 .349 .345 .694 96 20 0
13 C Pat Murphy 30 17 58 56 4 12 2 0 0 4 1 2 4 .214 .241 .250 .491 39 14 0
14 3B Gil Hatfield? 32 2 7 7 2 3 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 .429 .429 .571 1.000 180 4 0
15 3B Buck Becannon? 27 1 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0
16 2B Roger Carey? 22 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0
17 3B Joe Gerhardt 32 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0
18 3B Candy Nelson* 38 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0
Rk Pos 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
19 P Tim Keefe 30 56 211 191 27 42 7 6 2 23 2 20 41 .220 .294 .351 .645 81 67 0
20 P Mickey Welch 27 41 155 148 16 36 4 2 2 15 2 6 1 .243 .277 .338 .615 73 50 1
21 P Bill George 22 13 54 53 6 9 0 0 0 5 2 1 6 .170 .185 .170 .355 1 9 0
22 P Mike Mattimore* 28 8 32 32 5 8 1 0 0 4 1 0 6 .250 .250 .281 .531 50 9 0
23 P Cannonball Titcomb* 20 9 30 29 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 9 .069 .100 .069 .169 -51 2 0
24 P Bill Swarback? 19 2 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0
25 P John Roach 19 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 41 1 0
26 P Stump Wiedman 26 1 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 89 1 0
Team Totals 28.4 129 4924 4516 816 1259 167 93 48 651 415 361 326 .279 .339 .389 .727 105 1756 47
Rank in 8 NL teams 4 4 3 6 4 4 1 3 2 2 2 4 3 5 2
Non-Pitcher Totals 28.6 129 4428 4049 761 1160 155 85 44 602 407 333 258 .286 .348 .399 .747 110 1617 46
Pitcher Totals 27.2 129 496 467 55 99 12 8 4 49 8 28 68 .212 .258 .298 .556 56 139 1
Rk Pos 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 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+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
1 SP Tim Keefe 30 35 19 .648 3.12 56 56 1 54 2 0 476.2 428 256 165 11 108 189 11 0 37 1981 121 1.124 8.1 0.2 2.0 3.6 1.75
2 SP Mickey Welch 27 22 15 .595 3.36 41 40 1 39 2 0 346.0 339 191 129 7 91 115 5 0 16 1437 112 1.243 8.8 0.2 2.4 3.0 1.26
3 SP Bill George* 22 3 9 .250 5.25 13 13 0 11 0 0 108.0 126 112 63 1 89 49 14 0 22 534 72 1.991 10.5 0.1 7.4 4.1 0.55
4 SP Cannonball Titcomb* 20 4 3 .571 3.88 9 9 0 9 0 0 72.0 68 50 31 3 37 34 1 1 3 330 98 1.458 8.5 0.4 4.6 4.3 0.92
Rk Pos 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+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
5 RP Mike Tiernan* 20 1 2 .333 8.69 5 0 4 0 0 1 19.2 33 25 19 2 7 3 1 0 1 91 44 2.034 15.1 0.9 3.2 1.4 0.43
Rk Pos 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+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
6 Mike Mattimore* 28 3 3 .500 2.35 7 7 0 6 1 0 57.1 47 39 15 2 28 12 4 0 3 248 161 1.308 7.4 0.3 4.4 1.9 0.43
7 Bill Swarback? 19 0 2 .000 5.06 2 2 0 2 0 0 16.0 27 23 9 1 6 6 1 0 0 85 76 2.063 15.2 0.6 3.4 3.4 1.00
8 John Roach* 19 0 1 .000 11.25 1 1 0 1 0 0 8.0 18 17 10 0 4 3 1 0 1 48 35 2.750 20.3 0.0 4.5 3.4 0.75
9 Stump Wiedman 26 0 1 .000 1.13 1 1 0 1 0 0 8.0 10 6 1 0 2 4 0 0 1 37 352 1.500 11.3 0.0 2.3 4.5 2.00
10 Danny Richardson 24 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.00
Team Totals 27.1 68 55 .553 3.58 129 129 6 123 5 1 1111.2 1096 719 442 27 373 415 38 1 84 4792 106 1.321 8.9 0.2 3.0 3.4 1.11
Rank in 8 NL teams 4 5 3 2 2 2 4 1 4 3 1 6 3
Rk Pos 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+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown

Team Fielding--Totals

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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 431 218 .920 4.17 112 0 0
Rank in 8 NL teams 3 5 3
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
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary
Buck Becannon? 27 1 5 -2 -0 0 0 0 -2 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .361 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 /5
William Brown 21 49 183 -11 -0 0 -3 3 -11 -1.1 6 -5 -0.4 .481 .494 -0.1 -0.1 -2 $1,500 2/5O
Roger Carey? 22 1 4 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .397 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 /4
Roger Connor* 29 127 554 41 2 0 14 -0 56 4.3 19 75 6.2 .536 .528 5.3 1.0 61 $3,000 Free Agency *3
Pat Deasley 29 30 128 2 -1 0 -4 2 -1 -0.1 4 4 0.3 .498 .500 0.7 -0.2 7 Free Agency 2/56
Mike Dorgan 33 71 301 -11 0 0 5 -4 -9 -1.0 10 1 0.1 .489 .495 -0.2 -0.1 -4 O/3
Buck Ewing 27 77 351 18 1 0 3 3 24 1.8 12 36 3.0 .526 .512 2.9 0.3 33 $3,500 Free Agency 54/2
Bill George 22 13 54 -7 -0 0 0 4 -4 -0.3 0 -4 -0.3 .475 .498 -0.3 -0.0 -4 1/O
Joe Gerhardt 32 1 4 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .408 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 /5
Patrick Gillespie* 35 76 312 -6 2 0 0 -5 -9 -0.9 11 2 0.1 .490 .495 0.2 -0.5 2 O/5
George Gore* 33 111 508 7 -0 0 3 -6 4 0.1 17 21 1.7 .503 .502 1.7 -0.4 18 $2,500 Purchased *O
Gil Hatfield? 32 2 7 1 -0 0 0 0 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .530 .500 0.1 0.0 1 /5
Tim Keefe 30 56 211 -8 -1 0 0 15 6 0.4 0 6 0.4 .509 .503 0.5 -0.1 6 $3,000 Purchased 1/O
Mike Mattimore* 28 8 32 -3 -0 0 0 2 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .494 .500 -0.1 -0.0 -1 /1O
Pat Murphy 30 17 58 -5 -0 0 0 1 -4 -0.4 2 -2 -0.2 .480 .498 -0.1 0.1 -2 2
Candy Nelson* 38 1 2 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.0 .446 .500 -0.0 0.0 -1 /5
Jim O'Rourke 36 103 438 12 2 0 -4 2 12 0.8 15 27 2.3 .510 .506 2.8 -0.3 31 $3,500 Unknown 25O/4
John Rainey* 22 17 63 -0 -0 0 -1 0 -1 -0.1 2 2 0.1 .497 .500 0.2 -0.1 3 5
Danny Richardson 24 122 490 5 2 0 18 3 27 2.0 17 44 3.7 .518 .514 2.3 1.5 26 $2,000 *45/1
John Roach 19 1 4 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .491 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /1
Bill Swarback? 19 2 7 -2 -0 0 0 0 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .419 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 /1
Mike Tiernan* 20 103 442 13 -0 0 -1 -6 5 0.2 15 20 1.7 .504 .503 1.9 -0.8 21 *O/1
Cannonball Titcomb* 20 9 30 -7 0 0 0 2 -5 -0.4 0 -5 -0.4 .455 .498 -0.4 -0.0 -5 /1
Monte Ward* 27 129 578 20 6 0 26 8 60 4.6 19 79 6.6 .538 .531 4.6 2.7 53 $3,000 Free Agency *6
Mickey Welch 27 41 155 -5 -1 0 0 11 6 0.4 0 6 0.4 .512 .503 0.4 -0.1 6 Free Agency 1/O
Stump Wiedman 26 1 3 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .517 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Purchased /1
Team Total 28.4 1169 4924 48 11 0 56 36 151 9.6 150 301 24.6 .511 .509 21.9 3.0 245 $22,000
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
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired
Bill George* 22 108.0 13 13 112 9.33 6.05 0.46 0.00 93.0 5.20 -45 -3.0 -0.2 -2.1 -36 .271 .482
Tim Keefe 30 476.2 56 56 256 4.83 6.05 0.44 0.00 93.0 5.21 39 3.4 -0.7 7.1 81 .560 .521 $3,000 Purchased
Mike Mattimore* 28 57.1 7 7 39 6.12 6.05 0.46 0.00 93.0 5.20 -4 -0.3 -0.1 0.2 1 .459 .498
Danny Richardson 24 0.0 1 0 0 93.0 1.0 0.0 $2,000
John Roach* 19 8.0 1 1 17 19.13 6.05 0.65 0.00 93.0 5.02 -12 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -12 .062 .497
Bill Swarback? 19 16.0 2 2 23 12.94 6.05 0.57 0.00 93.0 5.10 -13 -0.7 -0.0 -0.6 -12 .155 .496
Mike Tiernan* 20 19.2 5 0 25 11.44 6.05 0.51 0.00 93.0 5.15 -13 -0.9 1.0 -0.0 -0.7 -11 .319 .494
Cannonball Titcomb* 20 72.0 9 9 50 6.25 6.05 0.45 0.00 93.0 5.21 -6 -0.4 -0.1 0.1 1 .451 .497
Mickey Welch 27 346.0 41 40 191 4.97 6.05 0.45 0.00 93.0 5.21 23 2.0 1.0 -0.5 4.7 54 .548 .512 Free Agency
Stump Wiedman 26 8.0 1 1 6 6.75 6.05 0.49 0.00 93.0 5.17 -1 -0.1 -0.0 -0.0 -0 .415 .499 Purchased
Team Total 27.1 1111.2 136 129 719 5.82 6.05 0.45 0.00 93.0 5.21 -32 -0.5 1.0 -1.6 8.3 66 .493 .506 $5,000
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1886 / 1888 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics