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1887 Philadelphia Athletics

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1886 / 1888

64-69, Finished 5th in American Association (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Frank Bancroft (26-29) and Charlie Mason (38-40)
Scored 893 runs, Allowed 890 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 67-66

Ballparks: Jefferson Street Grounds ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 99, Pitching - 98 · one-year: Batting - 99, Pitching - 99


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1886 / 1888 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR
Al Atkinson 26 R R 5' 11" 165 Mar 9, 1861 3 16 16 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 -1.2
Lou Bierbauer 21 L R 5' 8" 140 Sep 28, 1865 2 126 126 1 0 0 126 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Tommy Casey L Unknown 1st 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Frank Chapman 25 R R 5' 8" 165 Nov, 1861 1st 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Ed Flanagan 25 R 6' 1" 190 Sep 15, 1861 1st 19 19 0 0 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Ed Greer 23 R R 5' 9" 155 Jul 29, 1863 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 -0.1
Bill Hart 21 R 5' 10" 163 Jul 19, 1865 2 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Henry Larkin 27 R R 5' 10" 175 Jan 12, 1860 4 126 126 0 0 23 10 0 0 86 7 0 93 2.2
Denny Lyons 21 R R 5' 10" 185 Mar 12, 1866 3 137 137 0 0 0 0 137 0 0 0 0 0 5.1
Fred Mann 29 L R 5' 10" 178 Apr 1, 1858 6 55 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 55 0 55 0.2
Bobby Mathews 35 R R 5' 5" 140 Nov 21, 1851 15 7 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.0
Chippy McGarr 24 R R 5' 9" 168 May 10, 1863 3 137 137 0 0 0 0 0 137 0 0 0 0 1.6
Jocko Milligan 25 R R 6' 0" 192 Aug 8, 1861 4 95 95 0 47 50 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1.4
Tom Poorman 29 L R 5' 7" 135 Oct 14, 1857 5 135 135 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 135 135 0.9
Wilbert Robinson HOF 23 R R 5' 8" 215 Jun 29, 1864 2 68 68 0 67 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 -1.2
Chief Roseman 30 R R 5' 7" 167 Jul 4, 1856 6 21 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 0 21 -0.2
Jim Roxburgh 29 R R 5' 10" 170 Jan 17, 1858 2 2 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Ed Seward 20 R 5' 7" 175 Jun 29, 1867 2 74 74 55 0 0 0 0 0 2 19 0 21 7.1
Harry Stovey 30 R R 5' 11" 175 Dec 20, 1856 8 124 124 0 0 46 0 0 0 49 29 2 80 3.0
Billy Taylor 32 R R 5' 11" 204 1855 7 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Cannonball Titcomb 20 L L 5' 6" 157 Aug 21, 1866 2 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7
George Townsend 20 R R 5' 7" 180 Jun 4, 1867 1st 31 31 0 28 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3 -0.9
Gus Weyhing 20 R R 5' 10" 145 Sep 29, 1866 1st 57 57 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 2.3
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1886 / 1888 Roster (40-man)