1887 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1887 Season


1886 / 1888



Walter Brown (President)
J. J. Callis (Vice President)

Top Hitter


William
Woods

Top Pitcher


Billy
Whyte

Leaders

Slugging %

# Player Team SLG
1
LFC
.733
2
LFC
.700
3
LFC
.647
4
PYT
.643
5
BLB
.640
6
CIN
.636
7
GOR
.591
8
LFC
.556
9
CBG
.528
10
PKS
.526


Standings
Glossary

National Colored League

vs NCL vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
1
0
0
1.000
-
1
0
0
1.000
10.0
3.0
No Home Ballpark
2
4
3
0
.571
-
4
4
0
.500
11.3
10.8
Jefferson Street Grounds (Philadelphia, PA)
3
4
4
0
.500
0.5
4
5
0
.444
9.3
13.2
No Home Ballpark
3
2
2
0
.500
0.5
2
4
0
.333
10.2
10.0
Eclipse Park I (Louisville, KY), Falls City Park (Louisville, KY)
5
5
6
0
.455
1.0
5
6
0
.455
12.1
12.2
Huntingdon Avenue Grounds (Baltimore, MD)
6
3
4
0
.429
1.0
4
7
0
.364
7.8
12.8
Recreation Park (Pittsburgh, PA)
* = League Champion      

Independent Clubs

vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
7
1
0
.875
-
13.6
3.8
East State Street Grounds (Trenton, NJ)


Negro Leagues vs. Major Leagues

vs All Teams
# Team R/G RA/G Managers Ballpark
1
2
0
0
1.000
-
13.5
7.5
Jefferson Street Grounds (Philadelphia, PA)
2
1
0
0
1.000
0.5
8.0
4.0
Recreation Park (Detroit, MI)
2
1
0
1
1.000
0.5
9.5
4.0
Polo Grounds I (Southeast Diamond) (New York, NY)
2
2
0
0
1.000
-
10.5
3.5
Swampoodle Grounds (Washington, DC)
5
2
2
0
.500
1.0
9.3
6.8
League Park I (Cincinnati, OH)
6
1
1
0
.500
1.0
11.5
9.0
St. George Cricket Grounds (Staten Island, NY), Monitor Park (Weehawken, NJ)
7
4
9
1
.308
3.5
6.2
9.9
East State Street Grounds (Trenton, NJ)
8
0
1
0
.000
1.5
4.0
8.0
Seventh Street Park II (Indianapolis, IN)



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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James