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1887 New York Giants
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Owner(s)John B. Day
Manager(s)Jim Mutrie
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The 1887 New York Giants season was the franchise's 5th season. The team finished in fourth place in the National League with a record of 68–55, 10.5 games behind the Detroit Wolverines.

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

1887 National League Records

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


Roster

1887 New York Giants
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 William Brown 49 170 37 .218 0 25
1B Roger Connor 127 471 134 .285 17 104
2B Danny Richardson 122 450 125 .278 3 62
SS John Montgomery Ward 129 545 184 .338 1 53
3B Buck Ewing 77 318 97 .305 6 44
OF Mike Dorgan 71 283 73 .258 0 34
OF George Gore 111 459 133 .290 1 49
OF Mike Tiernan 103 407 117 .287 10 62

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
Jim O'Rourke 103 397 113 .285 3 88
Patrick Gillespie 76 295 78 .264 3 37
Pat Deasley 30 118 37 .314 0 23
John Rainey 17 58 17 .293 0 12
Pat Murphy 17 56 12 .214 0 4
Gil Hatfield 2 7 3 .429 0 3
Buck Becannon 1 5 0 .000 0 0
Roger Carey 1 4 0 .000 0 2
Joe Gerhardt 1 4 0 .000 0 0
Candy Nelson 1 2 0 .000 0 0

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
Tim Keefe 56 476.2 35 19 3.12 189
Mickey Welch 41 346 22 15 3.36 115
Bill George 13 108 3 9 5.25 49
Ledell Titcomb 9 72 4 3 3.88 34
Mike Mattimore 7 57.1 3 3 2.35 12
Bill Swarback 2 16 0 2 5.06 6
John Roach 1 8 0 1 11.25 3
Stump Weidman 1 8 0 1 1.13 4

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
Mike Tiernan 5 1 2 1 8.69 3
Danny Richardson 1 0 0 0 --- 0

References