1887 Cleveland Blues season

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1887 Cleveland Blues
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Owner(s) Frank Robison
Manager(s) Jimmy Williams
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The 1887 Cleveland Blues baseball team finished with a 39–92 record, last in the American Association during their debut season. Organized by streetcar tycoon Frank Robison, the team played its home games at National League Park.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American Association W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Browns 95 40 0.704 58–15 37–25
Cincinnati Red Stockings 81 54 0.600 14 46–27 35–27
Baltimore Orioles 77 58 0.570 18 42–21 35–37
Louisville Colonels 76 60 0.559 19½ 45–23 31–37
Philadelphia Athletics 64 69 0.481 30 41–28 23–41
Brooklyn Grays 60 74 0.448 34½ 36–37 24–37
New York Metropolitans 44 89 0.331 50 26–33 18–56
Cleveland Blues 39 92 0.298 54 22–36 17–56


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1887 American Association Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BAL BR CIN CLE LOU NY PHI STL
Baltimore 10–9–1 11–9 17–3 7–11–1 15–4–2 14–6 3–16–2
Brooklyn 9–10–1 7–13 13–6–1 8–12 9–9 10–8–2 4–16
Cincinnati 9–11 13–7 11–6 8–12 17–3–1 11–9 12–6
Cleveland 3–17 6–13–1 6–11 8–11–1 11–8 4–14 1–18
Louisville 11–7–1 12–8 12–8 11–8–1 12–8 11–8–1 7–13
New York 4–15–2 9–9 3–17–1 8–11 8–12 7–11–1 5–14–1
Philadelphia 6–14 8–10–2 9–11 14–4 8–11–1 11–7–1 8–12
St. Louis 16–3–2 16–4 6–12 18–1 13–7 14–5–1 12–8


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1887 Cleveland Blues
Roster
Pitchers

Catchers

Infielders Outfielders Manager

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
2B Cub Stricker 131 534 141 .264 2 53
OF Myron Allen 117 463 128 .276 4 77

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Scrappy Carroll 57 216 43 .199 0 19
John Munyan 16 58 14 .241 0 6
Chief Zimmer 14 52 12 .231 0 4
Hank Simon 3 10 1 .100 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Billy Crowell 45 389.1 14 31 3.88 72
Hugh Daily 16 139.2 4 12 3.69 30
Bob Gilks 13 108 7 5 3.08 28
John Kirby 5 41 0 5 9.00 6

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Cub Stricker 3 0 0 1 3.18 2
Myron Allen 2 1 0 0 0.93 1

References[edit]

"1887 Cleveland Blues Statistics". Baseball Reference. Sports Reference LLC. 2018. Retrieved March 16, 2018.