1887 Boston Beaneaters
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record61–60 (.504)
League place5th
Other information
Owner(s)Arthur Soden
Manager(s)King Kelly, John Morrill
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The 1887 Boston Beaneaters season was the seventeenth season of the franchise.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Detroit Wolverines 79 45 0.637 44–17 35–28
Philadelphia Quakers 75 48 0.610 38–23 37–25
Chicago White Stockings 71 50 0.587 44–18 27–32
New York Giants 68 55 0.553 10½ 36–26 32–29
Boston Beaneaters 61 60 0.504 16½ 38–22 23–38
Pittsburgh Alleghenys 55 69 0.444 24 31–33 24–36
Washington Nationals 46 76 0.377 32 26–33 20–43
Indianapolis Hoosiers 37 89 0.294 43 24–39 13–50

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CHI DET IND NYG PHI PIT WSH
Boston 6–9–3 17–11–1 11–7 7–10–1 9–9 11–7 10–7–1
Chicago 9–6–3 10–8 13–5 11–6–1 12–6–1 5–12–1 11–7
Detroit 11–7–1 8–10 14–4–1 10–8 10–8 13–4 13–4–1
Indianapolis 7–11 5–13 4–14–1 3–15 1–17 7–11 10–8
New York 10–7–1 6–11–1 8–10 15–3 7–10–3 12–6 10–8–1
Philadelphia 9–9 6–12–1 8–10 17–1 10–7–3 12–6 13–3–1
Pittsburgh 7–11 12–5–1 4–13 11–7 6–12 6–12 9–9
Washington 7–10–1 7–11 4–13–1 8–10 8–10–1 3–13–1 9–9


Notable transactions

Roster

1887 Boston Beaneaters
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 Pop Tate 60 231 60 .260 0 27
1B John Morrill 127 504 141 .280 12 81
2B Jack Burdock 65 237 61 .257 0 29
SS Sam Wise 113 467 156 .334 9 92
3B Billy Nash 121 475 140 .295 6 94
OF King Kelly 116 484 156 .322 8 63
OF Joe Hornung 98 437 118 .270 5 49
OF Dick Johnston 127 507 131 .258 5 77

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
Ezra Sutton 77 326 99 .304 3 46
Bobby Wheelock 48 166 42 .253 2 15
Con Daily 36 120 19 .158 0 13
Tom O'Rourke 22 78 12 .154 0 10

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
Old Hoss Radbourn 50 425.0 24 23 4.55 87
Kid Madden 37 321.0 21 14 3.79 81
Dick Conway 26 222.1 9 15 4.66 45
Bill Stemmyer 15 119.1 6 8 5.20 41

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
King Kelly 3 1 0 0 3.46 0

Notes

References