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1888 Philadelphia Athletics

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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81-52, Finished 3rd in American Association (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bill Sharsig (81-52)
Scored 827 runs, Allowed 594 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 86-47

Ballparks: Jefferson Street Grounds & Gloucester Point Grounds ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 98, Pitching - 96 · one-year: Batting - 100, Pitching - 97


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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 Wilbert Robinson 24 66 263 254 32 62 7 2 1 31 11 9 26 .244 .270 .299 .569 84 76 0
2 1B Henry Larkin 28 135 592 546 92 147 28 12 7 101 20 33 28 .269 .326 .403 .729 135 220 13
3 2B Lou Bierbauer* 22 134 561 535 83 143 20 9 0 80 34 25 13 .267 .301 .338 .640 106 181 1
4 SS Bill Gleason 29 123 520 499 55 112 10 2 0 61 27 12 27 .224 .256 .253 .508 64 126 9
5 3B Denny Lyons 22 111 504 456 93 135 22 5 6 83 39 41 43 .296 .363 .406 .769 148 185 7
6 OF Harry Stovey 31 130 595 530 127 152 25 20 9 65 87 62 69 .287 .365 .460 .825 166 244 3
7 OF Curt Welch 26 136 611 549 125 155 22 8 1 61 95 33 37 .282 .355 .357 .712 130 196 29
8 OF Tom Poorman* 30 97 419 383 76 87 16 6 2 44 46 31 46 .227 .294 .316 .609 97 121 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
9 C George Townsend 21 42 166 161 13 25 6 0 0 12 2 4 13 .155 .181 .193 .373 20 31 1
10 UT Mike Sullivan 28 28 115 112 20 31 5 6 1 19 10 3 25 .277 .296 .455 .751 141 51 0
11 C Tom Gunning 26 23 97 92 18 18 0 0 0 5 14 2 14 .196 .237 .196 .433 40 18 3
12 OF Blondie Purcell 34 18 72 66 10 11 3 1 0 6 10 5 6 .167 .236 .242 .479 55 16 1
13 SS Frank Fennelly 28 15 56 47 13 11 2 2 1 12 5 9 7 .234 .357 .426 .783 152 20 0
14 C Bill Farmer 24 3 12 12 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .167 .167 .167 .333 8 2 0
15 C Frank Zinn? 22 2 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .125 .000 .125 -58 0 0
16 C Whitey Gibson? 19 1 3 3 0 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
17 P Ed Seward? 21 64 246 225 27 32 3 3 2 14 12 18 34 .142 .215 .209 .424 37 47 3
18 P Gus Weyhing 21 48 185 184 19 40 6 8 1 14 5 1 45 .217 .222 .353 .575 84 65 0
19 P Mike Mattimore* 29 41 156 142 22 38 6 5 0 12 16 12 23 .268 .333 .380 .714 130 54 2
20 P Bill Blair* 24 4 14 13 1 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 4 .308 .357 .385 .742 139 5 0
21 P Phenomenal Smith* 23 3 10 9 1 3 1 0 0 2 1 1 1 .333 .400 .444 .844 172 4 0
22 P Bob Gamble 21 1 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 115 1 0
Team Totals 26.3 136 5208 4828 827 1209 183 89 31 624 434 303 464 .250 .305 .344 .650 109 1663 77
Rank in 8 AA teams 3 1 1 1 1 3 3 6 2 1 2 1 1 1 2
Non-Pitcher Totals 26.7 136 4594 4252 757 1091 166 73 28 581 400 270 357 .257 .312 .350 .662 113 1487 72
Pitcher Totals 23.2 136 614 576 70 118 17 16 3 43 34 33 107 .205 .254 .306 .560 80 176 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 Ed Seward 21 35 19 .648 2.01 57 57 0 57 6 0 518.2 388 203 116 4 127 272 22 0 54 2085 146 2.50 0.993 6.7 0.1 2.2 4.7 2.14
2 SP Gus Weyhing 21 28 18 .609 2.25 47 47 0 45 3 0 404.0 314 198 101 4 111 204 42 1 56 1673 131 2.84 1.052 7.0 0.1 2.5 4.5 1.84
3 SP Mike Mattimore* 29 15 10 .600 3.38 26 24 2 24 4 0 221.0 221 146 83 6 65 80 13 0 19 958 87 3.27 1.294 9.0 0.2 2.6 3.3 1.23
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 Bill Blair* 24 1 3 .250 2.61 4 4 0 3 0 0 31.0 29 21 9 0 8 16 1 0 1 131 114 2.42 1.194 8.4 0.0 2.3 4.6 2.00
5 Phenomenal Smith* 23 2 1 .667 2.86 3 3 0 3 0 0 22.0 21 15 7 0 10 19 0 0 4 97 105 2.22 1.409 8.6 0.0 4.1 7.8 1.90
6 Bob Gamble 21 0 1 .000 8.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 10 10 8 0 3 2 0 0 0 40 39 3.14 1.444 10.0 0.0 3.0 2.0 0.67
7 Lou Bierbauer 22 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 3.0 5 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 14 0.58 1.667 15.0 0.0 0.0 9.0
Team Totals 22.6 81 52 .609 2.41 136 136 3 133 13 0 1208.2 988 594 324 14 324 596 78 1 135 4998 122 2.75 1.085 7.4 0.1 2.4 4.4 1.84
Rank in 8 AA teams 3 6 3 2 1 3 5 2 3 2 1 5 2
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
Lou Bierbauer 22 135 857 364 423 70 41 .918 5.83 P-2B-3B
Bill Blair 24 5 17 2 12 3 1 .824 2.80 P-OF
Bill Farmer 24 3 25 20 4 1 0 .960 8.00 3 0 0 C
Frank Fennelly 28 15 68 18 44 6 4 .912 4.13 SS
Bob Gamble 21 1 6 2 2 2 0 .667 4.00 P
Whitey Gibson 19 1 6 2 4 0 0 1.000 6.00 0 0 0 C
Bill Gleason 29 123 571 118 371 82 32 .856 3.98 SS-3B-1B
Tom Gunning 26 23 188 130 38 20 4 .894 7.30 26 0 0 C
Henry Larkin 28 136 1388 1263 69 56 51 .960 9.79 1B-2B
Denny Lyons 22 111 401 159 193 49 11 .878 3.17 3B
Mike Mattimore 29 42 113 32 71 10 6 .912 2.45 P-OF
Tom Poorman 30 97 137 115 8 14 1 .898 1.27 OF
Blondie Purcell 34 18 34 26 4 4 1 .882 1.67 OF-3B
Wilbert Robinson 24 66 619 437 143 39 7 .937 8.79 53 0 0 C-1B
Ed Seward 21 64 178 32 127 19 5 .893 2.48 P-OF
Phenomenal Smith 23 3 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.00 P
Harry Stovey 31 131 359 329 16 14 10 .961 2.63 OF-1B
Mike Sullivan 28 28 73 34 19 20 0 .726 1.89 OF-3B
George Townsend 21 42 330 225 76 29 2 .912 7.17 46 0 0 C
Curt Welch 26 138 321 277 25 19 6 .941 2.19 OF-2B
Gus Weyhing 21 49 132 22 93 17 1 .871 2.35 P-OF
Frank Zinn 22 2 16 13 2 1 0 .938 7.50 4 0 0 C
Team Totals 26.1 136 5842 3620 1747 475 73 .919 4.35 132 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
Lou Bierbauer* 22 134 561 3 -1 0 8 3 12 1.2 12 24 2.4 .509 .507 1.6 1.0 17 *45/1
Bill Blair* 24 4 14 1 -0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .531 .501 0.1 -0.0 1 /1O
Bill Farmer 24 3 12 -1 -0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .465 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 /2
Frank Fennelly 28 15 56 3 0 0 1 1 5 0.5 1 6 0.6 .532 .503 0.5 0.2 5 Purchased 6
Bob Gamble 21 1 3 0 -0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .520 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
Whitey Gibson? 19 1 3 -1 -0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .439 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 /2
Bill Gleason 29 123 520 -20 -2 0 5 8 -8 -0.8 11 3 0.3 .493 .495 -0.2 1.2 -2 Traded *6/35
Tom Gunning 26 23 97 -6 1 0 -3 2 -7 -0.6 2 -5 -0.4 .473 .496 -0.1 -0.1 -2 Free Agency 2
Henry Larkin 28 135 592 20 -3 0 -6 0 11 1.0 12 23 2.3 .508 .506 2.8 -0.5 29 *34
Denny Lyons 22 111 504 26 0 0 -2 4 28 2.5 10 38 3.6 .523 .516 3.7 0.2 40 *5
Mike Mattimore* 29 41 156 5 1 0 1 9 16 1.4 0 16 1.4 .534 .509 1.3 0.0 14 1O
Tom Poorman* 30 97 419 -1 2 0 -2 -6 -7 -0.6 9 2 0.3 .493 .496 0.4 -0.7 4 Purchased *O
Blondie Purcell 34 18 72 -3 0 0 1 -1 -3 -0.3 2 -1 -0.1 .485 .498 -0.2 0.0 -2 Purchased O/5
Wilbert Robinson 24 66 263 -5 -1 0 3 4 1 0.1 6 6 0.6 .501 .500 0.3 0.7 3 Unknown 2/3
Ed Seward? 21 64 246 -16 0 0 0 15 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .499 .500 -0.1 -0.0 -0 1/O
Phenomenal Smith* 23 3 10 1 0 0 0 1 2 0.1 0 2 0.1 .544 .501 0.1 0.0 2 Purchased /1
Harry Stovey 31 130 595 40 4 0 9 -8 46 4.2 12 57 5.4 .532 .526 4.5 0.2 48 *O3
Mike Sullivan 28 28 115 4 0 0 -4 -1 -0 -0.0 2 2 0.2 .498 .500 0.6 -0.4 6 O5
George Townsend 21 42 166 -15 -1 0 -5 3 -18 -1.7 4 -14 -1.3 .460 .490 -0.9 -0.2 -9 2
Curt Welch 26 136 611 23 4 0 8 -7 28 2.6 12 40 3.9 .519 .516 3.0 0.1 32 Traded *O/4
Gus Weyhing 21 48 185 -5 -1 0 0 12 6 0.6 0 6 0.6 .512 .503 0.5 0.0 6 Purchased 1/O
Frank Zinn? 22 2 8 -1 -0 0 -1 0 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .401 .499 -0.1 -0.1 -1 /2
Team Total 26.2 1225 5208 52 4 0 13 39 108 9.8 96 204 19.7 .508 .507 17.8 1.4 191
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
Lou Bierbauer 22 3.0 1 0 1 3.00 5.07 0.11 0.00 98.0 4.86 1 0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.1 1 .558 .500
Bill Blair* 24 31.0 4 4 21 6.10 5.07 0.10 0.00 98.0 4.87 -4 -0.4 -0.0 -0.2 -2 .405 .498
Bob Gamble 21 9.0 1 1 10 10.00 5.07 0.11 0.00 98.0 4.86 -5 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -5 .182 .498
Mike Mattimore* 29 221.0 26 24 146 5.95 5.07 0.11 0.00 98.0 4.86 -28 -2.4 1.0 -0.3 -1.4 -12 .408 .485
Ed Seward 21 518.2 57 57 203 3.52 5.07 0.09 0.00 98.0 4.87 75 7.5 -0.7 9.9 112 .632 .547
Phenomenal Smith* 23 22.0 3 3 15 6.14 5.07 0.09 0.00 98.0 4.88 -3 -0.3 -0.0 -0.2 -2 .408 .498 Purchased
Gus Weyhing 21 404.0 47 47 198 4.41 5.07 0.10 0.00 98.0 4.87 18 1.8 -0.5 3.6 47 .537 .511 Purchased
Team Total 22.6 1208.2 139 136 594 4.42 5.07 0.10 0.00 98.0 4.87 53 6.0 1.0 -1.5 11.6 139 .543 .520
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1887 / 1889 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics