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1886 New York Metropolitans

Batting, Pitching, & 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 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 Dave Orr Photo of Ed Cushman Photo of Frank Hankinson Photo of John Shaffer Photo of Candy Nelson Photo of Al Mays Photo of Bill Holbert Photo of John Meister Photo of Peter Connell Photo of Joe Crotty Photo of Chief Zimmer Photo of Chief Roseman

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 Charlie Reipschlager 30 65 242 232 21 49 4 6 0 25 2 9 .211 .244 .280 .524 68 65 1
2 1B Dave Orr 26 136 593 571 93 193 25 31 7 91 16 17 .338 .363 .527 .890 185 301 5
3 2B Tom Forster 27 67 274 251 33 49 3 2 1 20 9 20 .195 .263 .235 .498 60 59 3
4 SS Candy Nelson* 37 109 479 413 89 93 7 2 0 23 14 64 .225 .332 .252 .584 88 104 2
5 3B Frank Hankinson 30 136 571 522 66 126 14 5 2 63 10 49 .241 .306 .299 .605 95 156 0
6 OF Chief Roseman 29 134 591 559 90 127 19 10 5 53 6 24 .227 .269 .324 .593 90 181 8
7 OF Steve Behel? 25 59 247 224 32 46 5 2 0 17 16 22 .205 .279 .246 .525 69 55 1
8 OF Steve Brady? 34 124 504 466 56 112 8 5 0 39 16 35 .240 .298 .279 .577 86 130 3
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 SS Tom McLaughlin 26 74 277 250 27 34 3 1 0 16 13 26 .136 .220 .156 .376 22 39 1
10 UT Jim Donahue 24 49 199 186 14 37 0 0 0 9 1 10 .199 .251 .199 .450 45 37 3
11 2B John Meister? 23 45 190 186 35 44 7 3 2 21 1 4 .237 .253 .339 .591 89 63 0
12 C Bill Holbert 31 48 177 171 8 35 4 2 0 13 4 6 .205 .232 .251 .483 55 43 0
13 UT Elmer Foster 24 35 134 125 16 23 0 1 0 7 3 7 .184 .239 .200 .439 41 25 2
14 C Joe Crotty 26 14 52 47 6 8 0 1 0 2 3 4 .170 .250 .213 .463 49 10 1
15 C Chief Zimmer 25 6 21 19 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .158 .238 .158 .396 28 3 1
16 3B Peter Connell? 24 1 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0
17 OF Fred Mauer? 24 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 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
18 P Jack Lynch 29 51 184 169 17 27 5 0 0 9 4 15 .160 .228 .189 .418 35 32 0
19 P Al Mays 21 41 141 135 11 16 3 1 1 10 2 4 .119 .156 .178 .334 7 24 2
20 P Ed Cushman 34 38 135 126 10 19 1 0 0 5 0 9 .151 .207 .159 .366 18 20 0
21 P John Shaffer? 22 8 29 25 3 6 0 0 0 1 0 4 .240 .345 .240 .585 89 6 0
Team Totals 29.0 137 5046 4683 628 1047 108 72 18 425 120 330 .224 .279 .289 .568 83 1353 33
Rank in 8 AA teams 7 7 7 8 7 5 8 8 4 7 7 7 7 7 6
Non-Pitcher Totals 29.2 137 4557 4228 587 979 99 71 17 400 114 298 .232 .287 .301 .588 89 1271 31
Pitcher Totals 27.7 137 489 455 41 68 9 1 1 25 6 32 .149 .209 .180 .389 25 82 2
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 Jack Lynch 29 20 30 .400 3.95 51 50 1 50 1 0 432.2 485 307 190 10 116 193 12 0 40 1918 85 3.40 1.389 10.1 0.2 2.4 4.0 1.66
2 SP Al Mays 21 11 27 .289 3.39 41 40 1 39 1 0 350.0 330 231 132 7 140 163 14 0 44 1528 100 3.75 1.343 8.5 0.2 3.6 4.2 1.16
3 SP Ed Cushman* 34 17 21 .447 3.12 38 38 0 37 2 0 325.2 278 180 113 6 99 167 1 0 21 1365 108 3.24 1.158 7.7 0.2 2.7 4.6 1.69
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 John Shaffer 22 5 3 .625 1.96 8 8 0 8 1 0 69.0 40 29 15 0 29 36 1 0 4 274 174 3.36 1.000 5.2 0.0 3.8 4.7 1.24
5 Chief Roseman 29 0 0 5.14 1 0 1 0 0 0 7.0 6 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 70 3.10 0.857 7.7 0.0 0.0 0.0
6 Fred Mauer? 24 0 1 .000 36.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 9 13 8 0 2 0 0 0 0 23 12 6.10 5.500 40.5 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
Team Totals 27.6 53 82 .393 3.50 137 137 3 134 5 0 1186.1 1148 766 462 23 386 559 28 0 109 5133 96 3.46 1.293 8.7 0.2 2.9 4.2 1.45
Rank in 8 AA teams 7 2 5 3 4 4 8 4 3 4 5 3 4
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
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 7 1 1 5 0 .286 1.00 OF-P
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 OF-P
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 5833 3550 1739 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

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
Steve Behel? 25 59 247 -7 1 0 -2 -3 -11 -1.0 5 -6 -0.4 .483 .494 -0.3 -0.5 -4 O
Steve Brady? 34 124 504 -5 -2 0 -4 -8 -19 -1.6 11 -8 -0.5 .487 .490 -0.2 -1.0 -4 *O/3
Peter Connell? 24 1 5 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .396 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 /5
Joe Crotty 26 14 52 -3 0 0 -1 1 -2 -0.2 1 -1 -0.1 .484 .499 -0.0 -0.0 -0 2
Ed Cushman 34 38 135 -11 0 0 0 6 -6 -0.5 0 -6 -0.5 .487 .497 -0.5 0.0 -6 1
Jim Donahue 24 49 199 -11 -0 0 -1 -1 -13 -1.1 4 -8 -0.7 .477 .493 -0.6 -0.2 -7 O2
Tom Forster 27 67 274 -10 -1 0 0 1 -10 -0.9 6 -4 -0.3 .487 .495 -0.3 0.1 -4 4/O6
Elmer Foster 24 35 134 -8 -0 0 -4 -0 -13 -1.1 3 -10 -0.8 .468 .493 -0.5 -0.4 -6 4O
Frank Hankinson 30 136 571 -0 -2 0 11 4 13 1.1 12 25 2.4 .508 .507 1.4 1.3 14 Purchased *5
Bill Holbert 31 48 177 -9 -0 0 5 3 -2 -0.2 4 2 0.3 .497 .499 -0.2 0.7 -3 2/O6
Jack Lynch 29 51 184 -12 -0 0 0 8 -5 -0.4 0 -5 -0.4 .492 .498 -0.4 -0.0 -5 1
Fred Mauer? 24 1 1 -0 0 0 0 -0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .478 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /O1
Al Mays 21 41 141 -15 -0 0 0 6 -9 -0.8 0 -9 -0.8 .481 .495 -0.8 0.0 -9 Purchased 1
Tom McLaughlin 26 74 277 -21 0 0 2 4 -15 -1.3 6 -9 -0.7 .483 .492 -0.9 0.5 -11 64/O
John Meister? 23 45 190 -3 -0 0 -2 1 -5 -0.4 4 -0 0.0 .491 .498 0.2 -0.1 1 Purchased 4
Candy Nelson* 37 109 479 1 -2 0 -2 3 -0 -0.1 10 10 1.0 .500 .500 1.1 0.1 12 6O
Dave Orr 26 136 593 51 -2 0 10 -0 59 5.0 13 72 6.3 .537 .531 5.4 0.9 62 *3
Charlie Reipschlager 30 65 242 -9 -0 0 -6 3 -12 -1.1 5 -7 -0.5 .484 .494 -0.0 -0.2 -1 2/O
Chief Roseman 29 134 591 -7 -1 0 0 -8 -17 -1.5 12 -4 -0.1 .489 .491 -0.2 -0.7 -4 $3,000 *O/1
John Shaffer? 22 8 29 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .515 .501 0.1 0.0 1 /1
Chief Zimmer 25 6 21 -1 0 0 -1 0 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.1 .470 .499 -0.0 -0.1 -1 /2
Team Total 28.9 1241 5046 -83 -10 0 5 21 -67 -6.2 98 30 4.2 .495 .500 3.1 0.5 25 $3,000
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
Ed Cushman* 34 325.2 38 38 180 4.97 5.83 0.04 0.00 100.0 5.80 34 3.1 -0.4 4.6 53 .581 .519
Jack Lynch 29 432.2 51 50 307 6.39 5.83 0.04 0.00 100.0 5.79 -23 -2.0 1.0 -0.5 0.1 3 .462 .488
Fred Mauer? 24 2.0 1 1 13 58.50 5.83 0.11 0.00 100.0 5.72 -12 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -12 .063 .497
Al Mays 21 350.0 41 40 231 5.94 5.83 0.04 0.00 100.0 5.80 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.4 1.5 20 .497 .499 Purchased
Chief Roseman 29 7.0 1 0 6 7.71 5.83 0.04 0.00 100.0 5.79 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.0 -0.1 -1 .389 .499 $3,000
John Shaffer 22 69.0 8 8 29 3.78 5.83 0.03 0.00 100.0 5.80 16 1.6 -0.1 1.9 20 .695 .510
Team Total 27.6 1186.1 140 137 766 5.81 5.83 0.04 0.00 100.0 5.80 12 2.0 1.0 -1.5 7.6 83 .514 .501 $3,000
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