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1889 New York Giants

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1888 / 1890

83-43, Finished 1st in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jim Mutrie (83-43)
Scored 935 runs, Allowed 708 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-47

Ballparks: Polo Grounds III, St. George Cricket Grounds & Oakdale Park ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 103, Pitching - 99 · one-year: Batting - 104, Pitching - 101


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1888 / 1890 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 Buck Ewing 29 99 444 407 91 133 23 13 4 87 34 37 32 .327 .383 .477 .860 135 194 0
2 1B Roger Connor* 31 131 591 496 117 157 32 17 13 130 21 93 46 .317 .426 .528 .955 161 262 2
3 2B Danny Richardson 26 125 544 497 88 139 22 8 7 100 32 46 37 .280 .342 .398 .740 103 198 1
4 SS Monte Ward* 29 114 508 479 87 143 13 4 1 67 62 27 7 .299 .339 .349 .687 89 167 2
5 3B Art Whitney 31 129 531 473 71 103 12 2 1 59 19 56 39 .218 .303 .258 .561 55 122 2
6 OF George Gore* 35 120 580 488 132 149 21 7 7 54 28 84 28 .305 .416 .420 .836 130 205 8
7 OF Jim O'Rourke 38 128 543 502 89 161 36 7 3 81 33 40 34 .321 .372 .438 .810 122 220 1
8 OF Mike Tiernan* 22 122 600 499 147 167 23 14 10 73 33 96 32 .335 .447 .497 .944 159 248 5
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 C William Brown 23 40 151 139 16 36 10 0 1 29 6 9 9 .259 .318 .353 .670 84 49 3
10 SS Gil Hatfield? 34 32 136 125 21 23 2 0 1 12 9 9 15 .184 .250 .224 .474 31 28 2
11 OF Mike Slattery* 22 12 52 48 7 14 2 0 1 12 2 4 3 .292 .346 .396 .742 103 19 0
12 C Pat Murphy 32 9 30 28 5 10 1 1 1 4 0 2 0 .357 .400 .571 .971 165 16 0
13 OF Harry Lyons 23 5 22 20 1 2 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 .100 .182 .200 .382 5 4 0
14 OF Bill George 24 3 15 15 1 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .267 .267 .267 .533 47 4 0
15 OF Elmer Foster 27 2 7 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 .000 .429 .000 .429 23 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
16 P Mickey Welch 29 45 161 156 20 30 5 1 0 12 0 5 27 .192 .217 .237 .455 25 37 0
17 P Tim Keefe 32 47 157 149 17 23 5 2 0 8 2 8 40 .154 .197 .215 .412 13 32 0
18 P Ed Crane 27 29 116 103 16 21 1 0 2 11 6 13 21 .204 .293 .272 .565 56 28 0
19 P Hank O'Day? 29 10 36 31 5 3 0 0 0 3 2 4 10 .097 .222 .097 .319 -11 3 1
20 P Cannonball Titcomb* 22 3 12 12 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .083 .083 .083 .167 -54 1 0
Team Totals 29.8 131 5236 4671 935 1319 208 77 52 744 292 538 386 .282 .360 .393 .753 107 1837 27
Rank in 8 NL teams 6 1 3 4 1 3 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 3 8
Non-Pitcher Totals 29.9 131 4754 4220 875 1241 197 74 50 710 282 508 286 .294 .373 .411 .785 115 1736 26
Pitcher Totals 29.3 131 482 451 60 78 11 3 2 34 10 30 100 .173 .226 .224 .450 24 101 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+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP Mickey Welch 29 27 12 .692 3.02 45 41 4 39 3 2 375.0 340 196 126 14 149 125 10 0 18 1607 132 4.10 1.304 8.2 0.3 3.6 3.0 0.84
2 SP Tim Keefe 32 28 13 .683 3.36 47 45 2 39 3 1 364.0 319 216 136 9 151 225 18 0 11 1563 119 3.48 1.291 7.9 0.2 3.7 5.6 1.49
3 SP Ed Crane 27 14 11 .560 3.63 29 25 3 23 0 0 230.2 221 159 93 10 136 130 10 0 18 1048 110 4.34 1.548 8.6 0.4 5.3 5.1 0.96
4 SP Hank O'Day 29 9 1 .900 4.27 10 10 0 8 0 0 78.0 83 51 37 2 35 28 7 0 0 355 94 4.24 1.513 9.6 0.2 4.0 3.2 0.80
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+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
5 Gil Hatfield 34 2 4 .333 3.98 6 5 1 5 0 0 52.0 53 43 23 2 25 28 1 0 3 233 101 3.93 1.500 9.2 0.3 4.3 4.8 1.12
6 Cannonball Titcomb* 22 1 2 .333 6.58 3 3 0 3 0 0 26.0 27 26 19 1 16 7 2 0 0 122 61 5.04 1.654 9.3 0.3 5.5 2.4 0.44
7 Buck Ewing 29 2 0 1.000 4.05 3 2 1 2 0 0 20.0 23 14 9 0 8 12 0 0 1 90 100 3.00 1.550 10.4 0.0 3.6 5.4 1.50
8 Art Whitney 31 0 0 2.08 1 0 1 0 0 0 4.1 1 3 1 0 4 3 0 0 0 18 209 4.39 1.154 2.1 0.0 8.3 6.2 0.75
Team Totals 29.6 83 43 .659 3.47 131 131 12 119 6 3 1150.0 1067 708 444 38 524 558 48 0 51 5036 115 3.96 1.383 8.4 0.3 4.1 4.4 1.06
Rank in 8 NL teams 1 8 2 5 2 2 6 1 2 2 4 7 1
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+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
* - 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
William Brown 23 40 217 146 39 32 3 .853 4.63 16 0 0 C-OF
Roger Connor 31 132 1329 1266 33 30 68 .977 9.84 1B-3B
Ed Crane 27 30 46 12 24 10 1 .783 1.20 P-1B
Buck Ewing 29 101 724 525 152 47 10 .935 6.70 35 0 0 P-C-OF
Elmer Foster 27 2 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 2.50 OF
Bill George 24 3 8 7 0 1 0 .875 2.33 OF
George Gore 35 120 301 239 21 41 5 .864 2.17 OF
Gil Hatfield 34 32 162 55 85 22 7 .864 4.38 P-SS-3B
Tim Keefe 32 47 96 10 78 8 3 .917 1.87 P
Harry Lyons 23 5 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 OF
Pat Murphy 32 9 39 26 8 5 0 .872 3.78 0 0 0 C
Hank O'Day 29 10 17 5 11 1 1 .941 1.60 P
Jim O'Rourke 38 129 208 166 20 22 2 .894 1.44 0 0 0 OF-C
Danny Richardson 26 125 801 332 416 53 60 .934 5.98 2B
Mike Slattery 22 12 27 21 2 4 1 .852 1.92 OF
Mike Tiernan 22 122 221 179 19 23 2 .896 1.62 OF
Cannonball Titcomb 22 3 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 1.33 P
Monte Ward 29 115 660 245 339 76 38 .885 5.08 SS-2B
Mickey Welch 29 45 76 13 59 4 2 .947 1.60 P
Art Whitney 31 130 482 160 265 57 27 .882 3.27 P-3B
Team Totals 29.9 131 5428 3418 1574 436 230 .920 4.12 51 0 0
Rank in 8 NL teams 5 8 6
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
William Brown 23 40 151 -3 -0 0 -5 2 -6 -0.6 5 -1 -0.1 .487 .497 0.4 -0.2 4 $2,300 2/O
Roger Connor* 31 131 591 45 -2 0 3 -0 45 3.6 20 65 5.6 .529 .523 5.5 0.2 62 $3,500 Free Agency *3/5
Ed Crane 27 29 116 -8 -0 0 0 9 2 0.1 0 2 0.1 .505 .501 0.1 -0.0 2 $3,000 1/3
Buck Ewing 29 99 444 19 2 0 7 6 34 2.7 15 49 4.2 .529 .518 3.8 1.1 42 $5,000 Free Agency *2/1O
Elmer Foster 27 2 7 -0 0 0 0 -0 -0 -0.0 0 0 0.0 .495 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 /O
Bill George 24 3 15 -1 0 0 0 -0 -2 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .457 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1 /O
George Gore* 35 120 580 27 -2 0 -3 -7 15 1.1 18 34 3.0 .511 .508 3.4 -0.9 37 $1,500 Purchased *O
Gil Hatfield? 34 32 136 -13 1 0 -2 2 -12 -1.1 5 -8 -0.6 .467 .493 -0.4 -0.1 -6 $1,200 6/15
Tim Keefe 32 47 157 -22 -0 0 0 13 -10 -0.9 0 -10 -0.9 .483 .495 -0.8 -0.0 -10 $4,250 Purchased 1
Harry Lyons 23 5 22 -3 0 0 0 -0 -3 -0.3 1 -2 -0.2 .448 .498 -0.2 -0.0 -2 /O
Pat Murphy 32 9 30 3 0 0 0 0 3 0.2 1 4 0.3 .528 .502 0.3 0.0 4 $1,800 /2
Hank O'Day? 29 10 36 -5 0 0 0 3 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .479 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -2 Purchased 1
Jim O'Rourke 38 128 543 15 0 0 -4 -8 3 0.1 19 22 1.9 .502 .502 2.5 -1.1 26 $3,500 Unknown *O/2
Danny Richardson 26 125 544 1 0 0 15 2 19 1.4 19 37 3.3 .513 .510 2.2 1.4 22 $2,600 *4
Mike Slattery* 22 12 52 0 -0 0 0 -1 -1 -0.1 2 1 0.1 .495 .500 0.1 -0.1 1 $2,250 O
Mike Tiernan* 22 122 600 48 -2 0 3 -8 42 3.3 19 60 5.2 .529 .521 5.1 -0.5 57 $2,200 *O
Cannonball Titcomb* 22 3 12 -3 0 0 0 1 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .448 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 /1
Monte Ward* 29 114 508 -5 5 0 -1 7 7 0.4 17 24 2.1 .505 .503 2.4 0.4 25 $4,250 Free Agency *6/4
Mickey Welch 29 45 161 -19 0 0 0 13 -6 -0.5 0 -6 -0.5 .489 .497 -0.5 -0.0 -6 $2,800 Free Agency 1
Art Whitney 31 129 531 -28 -2 0 7 4 -19 -1.8 18 -1 0.0 .487 .490 -0.4 0.9 -8 $2,500 Traded *5/1
Team Total 29.8 1205 5236 48 0 0 20 39 107 7.3 158 266 23.1 .507 .507 23.0 1.0 246 $42,650
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
Ed Crane 27 230.2 29 25 159 6.20 5.66 0.15 0.00 101.0 5.56 -14 -1.1 1.0 -0.2 0.8 12 .461 .493 $3,000
Buck Ewing 29 20.0 3 2 14 6.30 5.66 0.16 0.00 101.0 5.55 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.1 1 .461 .499 $5,000 Free Agency
Gil Hatfield 34 52.0 6 5 43 7.44 5.66 0.16 0.00 101.0 5.56 -10 -0.8 1.0 -0.1 -0.3 -4 .370 .495 $1,200
Tim Keefe 32 364.0 47 45 216 5.34 5.66 0.15 0.00 101.0 5.56 13 1.2 1.0 -0.4 4.2 54 .525 .507 $4,250 Purchased
Hank O'Day 29 78.0 10 10 51 5.88 5.66 0.17 0.00 101.0 5.54 -2 -0.2 -0.1 0.5 7 .483 .499 Purchased
Cannonball Titcomb* 22 26.0 3 3 26 9.00 5.66 0.17 0.00 101.0 5.54 -10 -0.7 -0.0 -0.4 -7 .280 .496
Mickey Welch 29 375.0 45 41 196 4.70 5.66 0.16 0.00 101.0 5.55 40 3.6 1.0 -0.4 6.7 82 .579 .522 $2,800 Free Agency
Art Whitney 31 4.1 1 0 3 6.23 5.66 0.12 0.00 101.0 5.60 -0 -0.0 1.0 -0.0 0.0 0 .479 .500 $2,500 Traded
Team Total 29.6 1150.0 144 131 708 5.54 5.66 0.16 0.00 101.0 5.56 15 1.8 1.0 -1.2 11.5 144 .513 .507 $18,750
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1888 / 1890 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics