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1887 New York Metropolitans

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1886

44-89, Finished 7th in American Association (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bob Ferguson (6-24), Dave Orr (3-5) and Ollie Caylor (35-60)
Scored 754 runs, Allowed 1093 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 45-88

Ballparks: St. George Cricket Grounds & Monitor Park ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 95, Pitching - 98 · one-year: Batting - 88, Pitching - 92


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1886 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Game Results

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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 Bill Holbert 32 69 262 255 20 58 4 3 0 32 12 7 23 .227 .248 .267 .515 46 68 0
2 1B Dave Orr 27 84 368 345 63 127 25 10 2 66 17 22 21 .368 .408 .516 .924 161 178 1
3 2B Joe Gerhardt 32 85 332 307 40 68 13 2 0 27 15 24 43 .221 .280 .277 .557 58 85 1
4 SS Paul Radford 25 128 598 486 127 129 15 5 4 45 73 106 40 .265 .403 .342 .745 112 166 6
5 3B Frank Hankinson 31 127 550 512 79 137 29 11 1 71 19 38 43 .268 .318 .373 .691 95 191 0
6 OF Darby O'Brien 23 127 566 522 97 157 30 13 5 73 49 40 42 .301 .355 .437 .792 124 228 4
7 OF Charley Jones 35 62 265 247 30 63 11 3 3 29 8 12 15 .255 .306 .360 .666 88 89 6
8 OF Chief Roseman 30 60 253 241 30 55 10 1 1 27 3 9 18 .228 .265 .290 .555 57 70 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 UT Candy Nelson* 38 68 313 257 61 63 5 1 0 24 29 48 11 .245 .380 .272 .653 87 70 8
10 C Jim Donahue 25 60 243 220 33 62 4 1 1 29 6 21 16 .282 .350 .323 .673 91 71 2
11 UT John Meister? 24 39 176 158 24 35 6 2 1 21 9 16 12 .222 .301 .304 .605 72 48 2
12 OF Mortimer Hogan 25 32 153 120 22 24 6 1 0 5 12 30 26 .200 .373 .267 .639 83 32 3
13 1B Tom O'Brien 27 31 132 129 13 25 3 2 0 18 10 2 14 .194 .212 .248 .460 30 32 1
14 C Andy Sommers 21 33 124 116 9 21 3 0 1 12 6 7 19 .181 .234 .233 .467 32 27 1
15 UT Dude Esterbrook 30 26 108 101 11 17 1 0 0 7 8 6 2 .168 .222 .178 .400 14 18 1
16 2B Jimmy Knowles 30 16 61 60 12 15 1 1 0 6 6 1 2 .250 .262 .300 .562 59 18 0
17 IF Clarence Cross? 31 16 60 55 9 11 2 1 0 5 0 2 3 .200 .267 .273 .539 53 15 3
18 OF Jon Morrison* 28 9 41 34 7 4 0 0 0 3 0 6 4 .118 .268 .118 .386 11 4 1
19 MI Sadie Houck 31 10 37 33 3 5 1 0 0 0 2 3 2 .152 .243 .182 .425 21 6 1
20 1B Cyclone Ryan? 21 8 35 32 4 7 1 0 0 3 1 3 2 .219 .286 .250 .536 52 8 0
21 OF Fred O'Neill 22 6 28 26 4 8 1 1 0 3 3 1 4 .308 .357 .423 .780 121 11 1
22 OF Charlie Hall* 23 3 14 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 .083 .214 .083 .298 -14 1 0
23 C Tom Kinslow 21 2 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0
24 C Bill Collins 24 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 42 1 0
25 OF Lip Pike* 42 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .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
26 P Al Mays 22 62 232 221 23 45 15 4 2 23 7 10 25 .204 .241 .335 .576 62 74 1
27 P Ed Cushman 35 26 105 93 14 23 4 2 0 9 2 10 20 .247 .333 .333 .667 89 31 2
28 P Jack Lynch 30 23 92 83 4 14 1 0 0 6 3 7 18 .169 .250 .181 .431 23 15 2
29 P Stump Wiedman 26 14 50 46 5 7 1 1 0 1 2 4 2 .152 .220 .217 .437 24 10 0
30 P John Shaffer? 23 13 49 48 4 8 1 1 0 3 1 1 13 .167 .184 .229 .413 17 11 0
31 P Bill Fagan* 22 6 21 21 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .143 .143 .143 .286 -19 3 0
32 P Charlie Parsons* 23 4 16 15 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 .200 .250 .200 .450 28 3 0
33 P James McMullin? 3 12 12 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .083 .083 .083 .167 -53 1 0
Team Totals 28.1 138 5310 4821 754 1197 193 66 21 549 305 439 456 .248 .318 .329 .646 83 1585 50
Rank in 8 AA teams 6 7 7 6 8 7 8 4 7 8 7 8 7 7 6
Non-Pitcher Totals 28.4 138 4733 4282 699 1093 171 58 19 506 289 406 370 .255 .326 .336 .662 88 1437 45
Pitcher Totals 26.2 138 577 539 55 104 22 8 2 43 16 33 86 .193 .246 .275 .521 47 148 5
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 Al Mays 22 17 34 .333 4.73 52 52 1 50 0 0 441.1 551 359 232 11 136 124 20 0 36 2002 89 4.10 1.557 11.2 0.2 2.8 2.5 0.91
2 SP Ed Cushman* 35 10 15 .400 5.97 26 26 0 25 0 0 220.0 310 232 146 9 83 64 9 2 13 1047 71 4.48 1.786 12.7 0.4 3.4 2.6 0.77
3 SP Jack Lynch 30 7 14 .333 5.10 21 21 0 21 0 0 187.0 245 158 106 8 36 45 4 0 13 843 83 3.99 1.503 11.8 0.4 1.7 2.2 1.25
4 SP John Shaffer 23 2 11 .154 6.19 13 13 0 13 0 0 112.0 148 119 77 3 53 22 11 0 14 542 68 4.95 1.795 11.9 0.2 4.3 1.8 0.42
5 SP Stump Wiedman 26 4 8 .333 4.64 12 12 0 11 1 0 97.0 122 84 50 3 25 37 1 0 7 444 91 3.72 1.515 11.3 0.3 2.3 3.4 1.48
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
6 Bill Fagan* 22 1 4 .200 4.00 6 6 0 6 0 0 45.0 55 34 20 1 24 12 2 0 2 206 106 4.77 1.756 11.0 0.2 4.8 2.4 0.50
7 Charlie Parsons* 23 1 1 .500 4.50 4 4 0 4 0 0 34.0 51 36 17 0 6 5 1 0 0 167 94 3.60 1.676 13.5 0.0 1.6 1.3 0.83
8 James McMullin? 2 1 .667 7.71 3 3 1 2 0 0 21.0 25 25 18 2 19 2 0 0 6 112 55 7.04 2.095 10.7 0.9 8.1 0.9 0.11
9 Chief Roseman 30 0 0 7.88 2 0 1 0 0 0 8.0 11 14 7 0 5 1 2 0 0 34 56 5.65 2.000 12.4 0.0 5.6 1.1 0.20
10 Paul Radford 25 0 0 18.00 2 0 1 0 0 0 5.0 15 16 10 1 3 4 0 0 0 22 25 6.08 3.600 27.0 1.8 5.4 7.2 1.33
11 Tom O'Brien 27 0 0 7.36 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.2 4 5 3 0 5 0 0 0 0 24 63 7.37 2.455 9.8 0.0 12.3 0.0 0.00
12 Charley Jones 35 0 0 3.00 2 0 1 0 0 0 3.0 2 2 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 11 157 7.28 2.000 6.0 0.0 12.0 0.0 0.00
13 Cyclone Ryan 21 0 1 .000 23.14 2 1 1 0 0 0 2.1 5 9 6 1 6 0 0 0 1 17 21 16.56 4.714 19.3 3.9 23.1 0.0 0.00
14 Darby O'Brien 23 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 6.28 2.000 9.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
Team Totals 26.3 44 89 .331 5.28 138 138 6 132 1 0 1180.1 1545 1093 693 39 406 316 50 2 92 5475 80 4.33 1.653 11.8 0.3 3.1 2.4 0.78
Rank in 8 AA teams 7 2 8 2 8 7 7 8 7 8 8 4 8
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
Bill Collins 24 1 4 1 0 3 0 .250 1.00 4 0 0 C
Clarence Cross 31 17 60 14 36 10 2 .833 2.94 SS-3B
Ed Cushman 35 27 51 4 40 7 2 .863 1.63 P-OF
Jim Donahue 25 62 399 258 95 46 3 .885 5.69 49 0 0 C-OF-1B-2B-3B
Dude Esterbrook 30 26 154 105 27 22 6 .857 5.08 1B-OF-2B-SS
Bill Fagan 22 6 14 1 11 2 0 .857 2.00 P
Joe Gerhardt 32 85 626 288 273 65 48 .896 6.60 2B-3B
Charlie Hall 23 3 9 9 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 OF
Frank Hankinson 31 127 506 161 276 69 26 .864 3.44 3B
Mortimer Hogan 25 34 73 40 13 20 1 .726 1.56 OF-SS-3B
Bill Holbert 32 71 468 311 114 43 14 .908 5.99 30 0 0 C-1B-SS-2B
Sadie Houck 31 11 63 10 42 11 4 .825 4.73 SS-2B
Charley Jones 35 65 146 114 18 14 6 .904 2.03 P-OF-1B
Tom Kinslow 21 2 9 6 3 0 0 1.000 4.50 2 0 0 C
Jimmy Knowles 30 17 93 49 37 7 4 .925 5.06 2B-3B
Jack Lynch 30 23 83 27 48 8 1 .904 3.26 P-1B
Al Mays 22 64 187 36 123 28 4 .850 2.48 P-OF-1B
James McMullin -- 4 13 2 6 5 0 .615 2.00 P-OF
John Meister 24 40 124 68 43 13 9 .895 2.78 OF-2B-3B-SS
Jon Morrison 28 9 20 12 0 8 0 .600 1.33 OF
Candy Nelson 38 70 259 121 111 27 18 .896 3.31 OF-SS-2B
Darby O'Brien 23 135 371 312 28 31 9 .916 2.52 P-OF-1B-SS-3B
Tom O'Brien 27 33 224 203 10 11 10 .951 6.45 P-1B-OF-3B-2B
Fred O'Neill 22 6 5 3 1 1 0 .800 0.67 OF
Dave Orr 27 84 866 810 28 28 41 .968 9.98 1B-OF
Charlie Parsons 23 4 11 1 8 2 0 .818 2.25 P
Lip Pike 42 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 OF
Paul Radford 25 133 609 226 294 89 36 .854 3.91 P-SS-OF-2B
Chief Roseman 30 64 145 122 6 17 3 .883 2.00 P-OF-1B
Cyclone Ryan 21 10 81 72 4 5 7 .938 7.60 P-1B
John Shaffer 23 13 43 7 32 4 0 .907 3.00 P
Andy Sommers 21 33 200 124 44 32 5 .840 5.09 17 0 0 C-1B-OF
Stump Wiedman 26 15 41 14 23 4 0 .902 2.47 P-OF
Team Totals 28.1 138 5959 3533 1794 632 102 .894 4.11 102 0 0
Rank in 8 AA teams 8 8
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
Bill Collins 24 1 4 -0 0 0 -2 0 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .344 .499 -0.0 -0.1 -0 /2
Clarence Cross? 31 16 60 -4 -0 0 -2 1 -5 -0.4 1 -4 -0.2 .477 .498 -0.1 -0.1 -2 6/5
Ed Cushman 35 26 105 -1 -1 0 0 7 6 0.5 0 6 0.5 .517 .503 0.4 0.0 6 1/O
Jim Donahue 25 60 243 -1 -2 0 -2 3 -1 -0.1 5 4 0.5 .498 .499 0.6 0.1 6 2/O345
Dude Esterbrook 30 26 108 -12 0 0 -6 -0 -18 -1.4 2 -16 -1.1 .446 .491 -0.7 -0.4 -10 Purchased /3O46
Bill Fagan* 22 6 21 -4 -0 0 0 1 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .471 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 /1
Joe Gerhardt 32 85 332 -18 -1 0 -14 2 -32 -2.4 7 -25 -1.7 .471 .485 -0.6 -0.9 -11 Free Agency 4/5
Charlie Hall* 23 3 14 -2 0 0 0 -0 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.1 .446 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -2 /O
Frank Hankinson 31 127 550 -4 -3 0 -4 4 -8 -0.4 12 4 0.8 .495 .496 1.0 0.1 8 Purchased *5
Mortimer Hogan 25 32 153 1 0 0 -5 -1 -6 -0.4 3 -3 -0.1 .486 .497 0.2 -0.5 2 O/65
Bill Holbert 32 69 262 -20 -1 0 7 4 -10 -0.8 6 -5 -0.2 .488 .495 -0.8 0.9 -12 2/364
Sadie Houck 31 10 37 -4 -0 0 0 1 -3 -0.2 1 -2 -0.1 .477 .499 -0.2 0.1 -2 6/4
Charley Jones 35 62 265 -5 -2 0 -2 -4 -12 -0.9 6 -6 -0.3 .485 .494 -0.2 -0.4 -4 Purchased O/13
Tom Kinslow 21 2 6 -2 -0 0 0 0 -2 -0.1 0 -2 -0.1 .432 .499 -0.1 0.0 -2 /2
Jimmy Knowles 30 16 61 -4 0 0 -2 0 -5 -0.4 1 -4 -0.3 .475 .498 -0.1 -0.1 -2 4/5
Jack Lynch 30 23 92 -9 -1 0 -1 7 -4 -0.3 0 -4 -0.3 .488 .498 -0.2 -0.1 -3 1/3
Al Mays 22 62 232 -14 -1 0 -1 16 -0 0.0 0 -0 0.0 .500 .500 0.1 -0.1 1 Purchased 1O/3
James McMullin? -- 3 12 -3 -0 0 0 1 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .449 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 /1O
John Meister? 24 39 176 -6 -1 0 -3 -1 -10 -0.8 4 -7 -0.4 .479 .495 -0.2 -0.2 -4 Purchased O4/56
Jon Morrison* 28 9 41 -4 -0 0 -4 -0 -8 -0.6 1 -8 -0.5 .428 .496 -0.3 -0.3 -4 /O
Candy Nelson* 38 68 313 2 0 0 0 -0 2 0.2 6 9 0.9 .503 .501 0.9 0.1 9 O6/4
Darby O'Brien 23 127 566 17 1 0 0 -8 11 1.0 12 23 2.2 .507 .505 2.1 -0.5 23 *O3/651
Tom O'Brien 27 31 132 -14 0 0 -2 -0 -16 -1.2 3 -13 -0.9 .460 .492 -0.8 -0.2 -11 3/O451
Fred O'Neill 22 6 28 1 0 0 -2 -0 -2 -0.1 1 -1 -0.0 .482 .499 0.1 -0.2 1 /O
Dave Orr 27 84 368 30 -3 0 -6 -0 21 1.6 8 29 2.5 .519 .510 2.8 -0.4 35 3/O
Charlie Parsons* 23 4 16 -1 -0 0 0 1 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .493 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /1
Lip Pike* 42 1 4 -1 0 0 0 -0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .400 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 /O
Paul Radford 25 128 598 22 2 0 -18 3 9 0.8 12 21 2.1 .505 .504 3.3 -1.0 39 Assigned--by lg 6O4/1
Chief Roseman 30 60 253 -15 -1 0 -7 -3 -27 -2.0 5 -22 -1.5 .465 .487 -1.0 -0.7 -15 O/31
Cyclone Ryan? 21 8 35 -2 -0 0 -1 -0 -3 -0.2 1 -2 -0.2 .468 .498 -0.1 -0.1 -2 /31
John Shaffer? 23 13 49 -6 -0 0 0 4 -3 -0.2 0 -3 -0.2 .483 .499 -0.2 0.0 -3 1
Andy Sommers 21 33 124 -12 -0 0 -1 2 -11 -0.8 3 -8 -0.5 .475 .495 -0.5 0.1 -7 2/3O
Stump Wiedman 26 14 50 -5 -0 0 0 3 -2 -0.1 0 -2 -0.1 .489 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 Purchased 1/O
Team Total 28.1 1254 5310 -99 -12 0 -78 42 -148 -10.4 100 -48 -0.1 .491 .498 4.8 -4.6 30
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* 35 220.0 26 26 232 9.49 6.74 -0.60 0.00 100.0 7.34 -50 -3.4 -0.2 -2.3 -34 .368 .479
Bill Fagan* 22 45.0 6 6 34 6.80 6.74 -0.56 0.00 100.0 7.30 3 0.2 -0.0 0.5 6 .540 .501
Charley Jones 35 3.0 2 0 2 6.00 6.73 -0.35 0.00 100.0 7.09 0 0.0 1.0 -0.0 0.1 1 .516 .500 Purchased
Jack Lynch 30 187.0 21 21 158 7.60 6.74 -0.60 0.00 100.0 7.34 -3 -0.2 -0.2 0.7 10 .488 .498
Al Mays 22 441.1 52 52 359 7.32 6.74 -0.58 0.00 100.0 7.32 6 0.4 -0.5 2.6 37 .508 .503 Purchased
James McMullin? -- 21.0 3 3 25 10.71 6.74 -0.63 0.00 100.0 7.37 -8 -0.5 -0.0 -0.4 -6 .334 .497
Darby O'Brien 23 1.0 1 0 0 0.00 6.73 -0.42 0.00 100.0 7.16 1 0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.1 1 .565 .500
Tom O'Brien 27 3.2 1 0 5 12.27 6.74 -0.77 0.00 100.0 7.50 -2 -0.1 1.0 -0.0 -0.1 -2 .369 .499
Charlie Parsons* 23 34.0 4 4 36 9.53 6.74 -0.68 0.00 100.0 7.42 -8 -0.5 -0.0 -0.3 -5 .370 .497
Paul Radford 25 5.0 2 0 16 28.80 6.74 -0.42 0.00 100.0 7.16 -12 -0.6 1.0 -0.0 -0.6 -12 .188 .496 Assigned--by lg
Chief Roseman 30 8.0 2 0 14 15.75 6.74 -0.52 0.00 100.0 7.25 -7 -0.5 1.0 -0.0 -0.4 -7 .273 .497
Cyclone Ryan 21 2.1 2 1 9 34.71 6.73 -0.63 0.00 100.0 7.37 -7 -0.4 1.0 -0.0 -0.4 -7 .282 .497
John Shaffer 23 112.0 13 13 119 9.56 6.74 -0.62 0.00 100.0 7.35 -26 -1.8 -0.1 -1.2 -18 .363 .489
Stump Wiedman 26 97.0 12 12 84 7.79 6.74 -0.58 0.00 100.0 7.32 -4 -0.3 -0.1 0.2 3 .475 .498 Purchased
Team Total 25.9 1180.1 147 138 1093 8.33 6.74 -0.59 0.00 100.0 7.33 -117 -7.6 1.0 -1.3 -1.8 -31 .448 .496
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1886 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics