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1887 St. Louis Browns

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1886 / 1888

95-40, Finished 1st in American Association (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Charlie Comiskey (95-40)
Scored 1131 runs, Allowed 761 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 91-44

Ballparks: Sportsman's Park I ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 110, Pitching - 105 · one-year: Batting - 109, Pitching - 104


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1886 / 1888 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 Jack Boyle 21 88 372 350 48 66 3 1 2 41 7 20 51 .189 .237 .220 .457 22 77 2
2 1B Charlie Comiskey 27 125 572 538 139 180 22 5 4 103 117 27 11 .335 .374 .416 .790 111 224 7
3 2B Yank Robinson 27 125 539 430 102 131 32 4 1 74 75 92 49 .305 .445 .405 .850 128 174 17
4 SS Bill Gleason 28 135 647 598 135 172 19 1 0 76 23 41 23 .288 .342 .323 .664 78 193 8
5 3B Arlie Latham 27 136 677 627 163 198 35 10 2 83 129 45 29 .316 .366 .413 .779 108 259 5
6 OF Tip O'Neill 29 124 572 517 167 225 52 19 14 123 30 50 20 .435 .490 .691 1.180 213 357 5
7 OF Curt Welch 25 131 580 544 98 151 32 7 3 108 89 25 21 .278 .322 .379 .701 87 206 11
8 OF Bob Caruthers* 23 98 436 364 102 130 23 11 8 73 49 66 21 .357 .463 .547 1.010 169 199 6
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 Dave Foutz 30 102 448 423 79 151 26 13 4 108 22 23 20 .357 .393 .508 .901 139 215 2
10 C Doc Bushong 30 53 214 201 35 51 4 0 0 26 14 11 10 .254 .299 .274 .573 53 55 2
11 OF Lou Sylvester 32 29 126 112 20 25 4 3 1 18 13 13 24 .223 .310 .339 .649 73 38 1
12 OF Ed Knouff 20 15 58 56 4 10 1 2 0 6 1 1 14 .179 .207 .268 .475 26 15 1
13 UT Harry Lyons 21 2 8 8 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 .125 .125 .125 .250 -33 1 0
14 C Mike Goodfellow 20 1 4 4 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
15 P Silver King 19 62 246 222 28 46 6 1 0 19 10 24 42 .207 .285 .243 .528 42 54 0
16 P Nat Hudson 18 13 52 48 7 12 2 1 0 3 0 4 6 .250 .308 .333 .641 71 16 0
17 P Joe Murphy? 20 1 6 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 -11 1 0
Team Totals 26.3 138 5557 5048 1131 1550 261 78 39 862 581 442 342 .307 .371 .413 .783 109 2084 67
Rank in 8 AA teams 1 1 1 1 6 1 1 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 2
Non-Pitcher Totals 26.8 138 5253 4772 1094 1491 253 76 39 840 571 414 294 .312 .375 .422 .797 112 2013 67
Pitcher Totals 18.8 138 304 276 37 59 8 2 0 22 10 28 48 .214 .286 .257 .543 46 71 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
* - 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 Silver King 19 32 12 .727 3.78 46 44 2 43 2 1 390.0 401 231 164 4 109 128 17 0 19 1666 119 3.72 1.308 9.3 0.1 2.5 3.0 1.17
2 SP Bob Caruthers 23 29 9 .763 3.30 39 39 0 39 2 0 341.0 337 185 125 6 61 74 16 0 12 1442 137 3.75 1.167 8.9 0.2 1.6 2.0 1.21
3 SP Dave Foutz 30 25 12 .676 3.87 40 38 2 36 1 0 339.1 369 244 146 7 90 94 10 0 26 1533 116 3.88 1.353 9.8 0.2 2.4 2.5 1.04
4 SP Nat Hudson 18 4 4 .500 4.97 9 9 0 7 0 0 67.0 91 57 37 2 20 15 4 0 2 322 91 4.29 1.657 12.2 0.3 2.7 2.0 0.75
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
5 Ed Knouff 20 4 2 .667 4.50 6 6 0 6 1 0 50.0 40 34 25 0 36 18 3 0 1 217 101 4.90 1.520 7.2 0.0 6.5 3.2 0.50
6 Joe Murphy? 20 1 0 1.000 5.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 13 8 5 0 4 5 0 0 0 45 94 3.50 1.889 13.0 0.0 4.0 5.0 1.25
7 Yank Robinson 27 0 0 3.00 1 0 1 0 0 1 3.0 3 2 1 0 3 0 1 0 1 13 167 7.28 2.000 9.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
Team Totals 23.3 95 39 .709 3.77 138 137 5 132 6 2 1199.1 1254 761 503 19 323 334 51 0 61 5238 120 3.86 1.315 9.4 0.1 2.4 2.5 1.03
Rank in 8 AA teams 1 8 2 2 3 2 3 3 2 2 2 1 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
Jack Boyle 21 91 521 352 116 53 8 .898 5.14 62 0 0 C-OF-1B-3B
Doc Bushong 30 56 320 204 93 23 3 .928 5.30 41 0 0 C-3B-OF
Bob Caruthers 23 100 305 182 105 18 4 .941 2.87 P-OF-1B
Charlie Comiskey 27 128 1273 1162 75 36 62 .972 9.66 1B-2B-OF
Dave Foutz 30 105 367 282 62 23 11 .937 3.28 P-OF-1B
Bill Gleason 28 135 663 169 411 83 27 .875 4.30 SS
Mike Goodfellow 20 1 5 2 2 1 0 .800 4.00 2 0 0 C
Nat Hudson 18 15 19 9 7 3 0 .842 1.07 P-OF
Silver King 19 63 111 35 60 16 1 .856 1.51 P-OF
Ed Knouff 20 15 31 18 8 5 1 .839 1.73 P-OF
Arlie Latham 27 139 540 169 305 66 19 .878 3.41 3 0 0 3B-2B-C
Harry Lyons 21 2 8 3 5 0 1 1.000 4.00 OF-2B
Joe Murphy 20 1 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 4.00 P
Tip O'Neill 29 124 285 247 8 30 2 .895 2.06 OF
Yank Robinson 27 129 783 332 368 83 52 .894 5.43 2 0 0 P-2B-3B-SS-OF-C
Lou Sylvester 32 30 69 55 8 6 4 .913 2.10 OF-2B
Curt Welch 25 132 452 370 47 35 10 .923 3.16 OF-2B-1B
Team Totals 26.2 138 5756 3592 1683 481 86 .916 4.17 110 0 0
Rank in 8 AA teams 1 1
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
Jack Boyle 21 88 372 -45 -2 0 7 6 -34 -2.6 8 -26 -1.8 .469 .483 -2.4 1.1 -33 Traded 2/3O5
Doc Bushong 30 53 214 -15 -1 0 5 3 -7 -0.5 5 -2 -0.0 .489 .497 -0.4 0.7 -8 Assigned 2/5O
Bob Caruthers* 23 98 436 41 2 0 2 -3 41 3.2 9 51 4.2 .532 .519 4.0 -0.0 49 O1/3
Charlie Comiskey 27 125 572 7 4 0 6 -0 17 1.5 12 29 2.7 .511 .508 2.1 0.6 23 Free Agency *3/4O
Dave Foutz 30 102 448 21 -3 0 2 -3 17 1.4 10 26 2.4 .512 .508 2.1 0.0 24 Purchased O13
Bill Gleason 28 135 647 -20 -5 0 -1 9 -18 -1.2 13 -5 0.1 .490 .492 0.1 0.8 -4 *6
Mike Goodfellow 20 1 4 -1 0 0 -1 0 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .333 .499 -0.1 -0.1 -1 /2
Nat Hudson 18 13 52 -3 -0 0 -1 3 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .499 .500 0.1 -0.1 1 Traded--refused to report /1O
Silver King 19 62 246 -21 -1 0 -3 17 -8 -0.6 0 -8 -0.6 .489 .496 -0.4 -0.2 -6 Assigned--by lg 1O
Ed Knouff 20 15 58 -7 -0 0 0 -1 -8 -0.6 1 -7 -0.5 .458 .496 -0.5 -0.0 -7 /O1
Arlie Latham 27 136 677 5 5 0 9 4 23 1.9 13 36 3.3 .513 .511 2.5 1.2 27 $2,500 Traded *5/42
Harry Lyons 21 2 8 -2 0 0 1 -0 -1 -0.1 0 -0 -0.0 .473 .500 -0.1 0.1 -2 /4O
Joe Murphy? 20 1 6 -1 -0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .448 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 /1
Tip O'Neill 29 124 572 85 -5 0 2 -8 74 5.7 12 86 6.9 .545 .534 6.6 -0.3 84 *O
Yank Robinson 27 125 539 28 3 0 -4 2 29 2.3 12 41 3.5 .518 .514 3.7 0.0 45 *4/5O621
Lou Sylvester 32 29 126 -6 0 0 1 -2 -6 -0.4 3 -3 -0.2 .484 .497 -0.3 -0.0 -4 O/4
Curt Welch 25 131 580 -16 3 0 13 -7 -6 -0.3 12 6 0.9 .496 .497 -0.2 0.6 -6 Purchased *O/43
Team Total 26.3 1240 5557 52 -1 0 38 22 111 9.3 109 220 20.7 .507 .506 16.7 4.2 182 $2,500
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
Bob Caruthers 23 341.0 39 39 185 4.88 6.34 0.29 0.00 106.0 6.42 63 5.2 -0.4 6.8 87 .632 .532
Dave Foutz 30 339.1 40 38 244 6.47 6.34 0.30 0.00 106.0 6.41 2 0.2 1.0 -0.4 1.8 27 .504 .501 Purchased
Nat Hudson 18 67.0 9 9 57 7.66 6.34 0.32 0.00 106.0 6.39 -9 -0.6 -0.1 -0.3 -4 .430 .496 Traded--refused to report
Silver King 19 390.0 46 44 231 5.33 6.34 0.27 0.00 106.0 6.43 53 4.3 1.0 -0.4 6.2 81 .593 .526 Assigned--by lg
Ed Knouff 20 50.0 6 6 34 6.12 6.34 0.24 0.00 106.0 6.47 3 0.2 -0.1 0.4 6 .533 .501
Joe Murphy? 20 9.0 1 1 8 8.00 6.34 0.30 0.00 106.0 6.41 -1 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 -1 .396 .499
Yank Robinson 27 3.0 1 0 2 6.00 6.35 0.25 0.00 106.0 6.46 0 0.0 1.0 -0.0 0.0 0 .515 .500
Team Total 23.3 1199.1 142 137 761 5.71 6.34 0.29 0.00 106.0 6.42 110 9.1 1.0 -1.3 15.0 197 .564 .517
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1886 / 1888 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics