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

wOBA

# Player Team wOBA
1
LFC
.624
2
BLB
.574
3
PYT
.566
4
LFC
.549
5
LFC
.505
6
CIN
.502
7
BLB
.497
8
PKS
.496
9
GOR
.481
10
PKS
.480

ERA+

# Player Team ERA+
1
PYT
409
2
NAT
361
3
PYT
325
4
PYT
325
5
PKS
322
6
IND
227
7
CBG
211
8
NYG
200
9
PKS
185
10
ATH
180


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
2
0
0
1.000
-
10.5
3.5
Swampoodle Grounds (Washington, DC)
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)
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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Statistical and biographical data for the The Negro Leagues Database, except 1923 and 1933, were compiled by Gary Ashwill. Copyright 2011-2013 Gary Ashwill. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1923 were compiled by Patrick Rock. Copyright 2011-2013 Patrick Rock. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1933 were compiled by Scott Simkus. Copyright 2013 Scott Simkus. All rights reserved.


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