1887 Philadelphia Athletics season

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1887 Philadelphia Athletics
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Owner(s) Bill Sharsig, Lew Simmons, Charlie Mason
Manager(s) Frank Bancroft, Charlie Mason
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The 1887 Philadelphia Athletics finished with a 64–69 record and finished in fifth place in the American Association.

Regular season[edit]

1887 Philadelphia Athletics team photograph

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 Philadelphia Athletics
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 Lou Bierbauer 126 530 144 .272 1 82
OF Tom Poorman 135 585 155 .265 4 61

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

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
Al Atkinson 15 124.2 6 8 5.92 34
Frank Chapman 1 5 0 0 7.20 4

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
Tommy Casey 1 0 0 0 18.00 0
Lou Bierbauer 1 0 0 0 0.00 1
Tom Poorman 1 0 0 0 40.50 1

References[edit]