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1886 New York Metropolitans

Fielding Statistics

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53-82, Finished 7th in American Association (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jim Gifford (5-12) and Bob Ferguson (48-70)
Scored 628 runs, Allowed 766 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 55-80

Ballparks: St. George Cricket Grounds ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 95, Pitching - 98 · one-year: Batting - 103, Pitching - 106


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1885 / 1887 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
Steve Behel 25 59 106 84 7 15 0 .858 1.54 OF
Steve Brady 34 124 241 177 26 38 2 .842 1.64 OF-1B
Fred Mauer 24 2 6 1 0 5 0 .167 0.50 P-OF
Peter Connell 24 1 3 1 1 1 0 .667 2.00 3B
Joe Crotty 26 14 89 60 23 6 1 .933 5.93 19 0 0 C
Ed Cushman 34 38 73 5 59 9 2 .877 1.68 P
Jim Donahue 24 51 200 141 37 22 1 .890 3.49 23 0 0 OF-C
Tom Forster 27 67 406 157 202 47 29 .884 5.36 2B-OF-SS
Elmer Foster 24 35 186 77 77 32 4 .828 4.40 2B-OF
Frank Hankinson 30 136 569 181 316 72 26 .873 3.65 3B
Bill Holbert 31 49 409 270 106 33 8 .919 7.67 39 0 0 C-OF-SS
Jack Lynch 29 51 85 9 65 11 0 .871 1.45 P
Al Mays 21 41 81 9 61 11 3 .864 1.71 P
Tom McLaughlin 26 74 402 126 233 43 17 .893 4.85 SS-2B-OF
John Meister 23 45 277 130 121 26 18 .906 5.58 2B
Candy Nelson 37 109 438 159 219 60 19 .863 3.47 SS-OF
Dave Orr 26 136 1507 1445 34 28 62 .981 10.88 1B
Charlie Reipschlager 30 66 437 280 107 50 5 .886 5.86 63 0 0 C-OF
Chief Roseman 29 135 250 203 20 27 6 .892 1.65 P-OF
John Shaffer 22 8 11 2 7 2 1 .818 1.13 P
Chief Zimmer 25 6 56 33 17 6 0 .893 8.33 9 0 0 C
Team Totals 28.9 137 5832 3550 1738 544 81 .907 4.24 153 0 0
Rank in 8 AA teams 4 4
Name Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Games played chart available on the Roster pages.

Player Standard Fielding--C

Name Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Charlie Reipschlager 30 57 424 268 107 49 5 .884 6.58 63 0 0
Bill Holbert 31 45 396 265 100 31 6 .922 8.11 39 0 0
Jim Donahue 24 19 134 91 34 9 1 .933 6.58 23 0 0
Joe Crotty 26 14 89 60 23 6 1 .933 5.93 19 0 0
Chief Zimmer 25 6 56 33 17 6 0 .893 8.33 9 0 0
League Average .910 7.01
Team Total 137 1099 717 281 101 13 .908 7.08 153 0 0

Player Standard Fielding--1B

Name Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Dave Orr 26 136 1507 1445 34 28 62 .981 10.88
Steve Brady 34 1 9 8 1 0 1 1.000 9.00
League Average .968 10.11
Team Total 137 1516 1453 35 28 63 .982 10.86

Player Standard Fielding--2B

Name Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Tom Forster 27 62 387 152 193 42 26 .891 5.56
John Meister 23 45 277 130 121 26 18 .906 5.58
Elmer Foster 24 21 156 58 75 23 4 .853 6.33
Tom McLaughlin 26 10 65 32 29 4 6 .938 6.10
League Average .908 6.00
Team Total 137 885 372 418 95 54 .893 5.72

Player Standard Fielding--3B

Name Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Frank Hankinson 30 136 569 181 316 72 26 .873 3.65
Peter Connell 24 1 3 1 1 1 0 .667 2.00
League Average .849 3.14
Team Total 137 572 182 317 73 26 .872 3.64

Player Standard Fielding--SS

Name Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Candy Nelson 37 73 373 103 216 54 17 .855 4.37
Tom McLaughlin 26 63 334 93 203 38 11 .886 4.70
Tom Forster 27 1 14 2 8 4 2 .714 10.00
Bill Holbert 31 1 8 1 5 2 1 .750 6.00
League Average .854 4.51
Team Total 137 729 199 432 98 31 .866 4.57

Player Standard Fielding--OF

Name Age G LF CF RF CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Chief Roseman 29 134 88 44 3 248 203 18 27 6 .891 1.65
Steve Brady 34 123 0 0 123 232 169 25 38 1 .836 1.58
Steve Behel 25 59 26 33 0 106 84 7 15 0 .858 1.54
Candy Nelson 37 36 0 28 8 65 56 3 6 2 .908 1.64
Jim Donahue 24 32 12 21 1 66 50 3 13 0 .803 1.66
Elmer Foster 24 14 9 5 0 30 19 2 9 0 .700 1.50
Charlie Reipschlager 30 9 1 6 2 13 12 0 1 0 .923 1.33
Tom Forster 27 4 2 2 0 5 3 1 1 1 .800 1.00
Bill Holbert 31 3 0 3 0 5 4 1 0 1 1.000 1.67
Fred Mauer 24 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 .500 1.00
Tom McLaughlin 26 1 1 0 0 3 1 1 1 0 .667 2.00
League Average .878 1.75
Team Total 137 775 602 61 112 11 .855 1.59

Player Standard Fielding--P

Name Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
Jack Lynch 29 51 85 9 65 11 0 .871 1.45
Al Mays 21 41 81 9 61 11 3 .864 1.71
Ed Cushman 34 38 73 5 59 9 2 .877 1.68
John Shaffer 22 8 11 2 7 2 1 .818 1.13
Chief Roseman 29 1 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00
Fred Mauer 24 1 4 0 0 4 0 .000 0.00
League Average .886 1.88
Team Total 137 256 25 194 37 6 .855 1.56

1885 / 1887 Fielding Statistics