1887 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1887 Season


Negro Leagues vs. Major Leagues


1886 / 1888

Top Hitter


George
Williams

Top Pitcher


Billy
Whyte

Leaders

OPS+

# Player Team OPS+
1
ATH
314
2
CIN
202
3
ATH
183
4
CBG
168
5
CBG
151
6
ATH
115
7
CIN
107
8
CIN
99
9
CIN
99
10
CBG
96

ERA+

# Player Team ERA+
1
NAT
361
2
IND
227
3
CBG
211
4
NYG
200
5
ATH
180
6
CBG
136
7
DTN
120
8
CIN
103
9
ATH
90
10
NYM
90


Standings
Glossary

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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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