1886 Chicago White Stockings
1886 National League Champions
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Owner(s)Albert Spalding
Manager(s)Cap Anson
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The 1886 Chicago White Stockings season was the 15th season of the Chicago White Stockings franchise, the 11th in the National League and the 2nd at the first West Side Park. The White Stockings finished first in the National League with a record of 90–34, 2.5 games ahead of the second place Detroit Wolverines. The team was defeated four games to two by the St. Louis Browns in the 1886 World Series.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago White Stockings 90 34 0.726 52–10 38–24
Detroit Wolverines 87 36 0.707 49–13 38–23
New York Giants 75 44 0.630 12½ 47–12 28–32
Philadelphia Quakers 71 43 0.623 14 45–14 26–29
Boston Beaneaters 56 61 0.479 30½ 32–26 24–35
St. Louis Maroons 43 79 0.352 46 27–34 16–45
Kansas City Cowboys 30 91 0.248 58½ 17–40 13–51
Washington Nationals 28 92 0.233 60 19–43 9–49

Record vs. opponents


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Team BOS CHI DET KC NYG PHI STL WSH
Boston 6–12 6–11 11–6 6–11 3–10 11–6–1 13–5
Chicago 12–6 11–7 17–1 10–8–1 10–7–1 13–4 17–1
Detroit 11–6 7–11 16–2 11–7 10–7–1 15–2–1 17–1–1
Kansas City 6–11 1–17 2–16 3–15–1 2–14–1 5–12–2 11–6–1
New York 11–6 8–10–1 7–11 15–3–1 8–8–1 15–3 11–3–2
Philadelphia 10–3 7–10–1 7–10–1 14–2–1 8–8–1 12–6 13–4–1
St. Louis 6–11–1 4–13 2–15–1 12–5–2 3–15 6–12 10–8
Washington 5–13 1–17 1–17–1 6–11–1 3–11–2 4–13–1 8–10


Roster

1886 Chicago White Stockings
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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
C Silver Flint 54 173 35 .202 1 13
1B Cap Anson 125 504 187 .371 10 147
2B Fred Pfeffer 118 474 125 .264 7 95
SS Ned Williamson 121 430 93 .216 6 58
3B Tom Burns 112 445 123 .276 3 65
OF Jimmy Ryan 84 327 100 .306 4 53
OF Abner Dalrymple 82 331 77 .233 3 26
OF George Gore 118 444 135 .304 6 63

Other batters

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
King Kelly 118 451 175 .388 4 79
Billy Sunday 28 103 25 .243 0 6
George Moolic 16 56 8 .143 0 2
Lou Hardie 16 51 9 .176 0 3

Pitching

Starting pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
John Clarkson 55 466.2 36 17 2.41 313
Jim McCormick 42 347.2 31 11 2.82 172
Jocko Flynn 32 257.0 23 6 2.24 146

Relief pitchers

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Jimmy Ryan 5 0 0 1 4.63 15
Ned Williamson 2 0 0 1 0.00 1

1886 World Series

Main article: 1886 World Series

The White Stockings lost the 1886 World Series to the St. Louis Browns, four games to two.

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