1887 New York Metropolitans season

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1887 New York Metropolitans
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Erastus Wiman
Manager(s) Bob Ferguson, Dave Orr, O. P. Caylor
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The 1887 New York Metropolitans finished with a 44–89 record, seventh place in the American Association. The team folded operations at the conclusion of the season. What was left of the team was purchased by the Brooklyn Grays, who were interested in several of the Metropolitans' players. The Kansas City Cowboys inherited the Metropolitans' place in the American Association for the 1888 season.

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 New York Metropolitans
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
1B Dave Orr 84 345 127 .368 2 66

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
Cyclone Ryan 8 32 7 .219 0 3

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
Ed Cushman 26 220 10 15 5.97 64

Other 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
Cyclone Ryan 2 2.1 0 1 23.14 0

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

References[edit]