1887 Pittsburgh Alleghenys
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Owner(s)William A. Nimick
Manager(s)Horace B. Phillips
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The 1887 Pittsburgh Alleghenys season was the sixth season of the Pittsburgh Alleghenys franchise and its first in the National League, where they remain to this day. The Alleghenys finished sixth in the standings with a record of 55–69.

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


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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


Opening Day lineup

Roster

1887 Pittsburgh Alleghenys
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 Doggie Miller 87 342 83 .243 1 34
1B Sam Barkley 89 340 76 .224 1 35
2B Pop Smith 122 456 98 .215 2 54
SS Bill Kuehne 102 402 120 .299 1 41
3B Art Whitney 119 431 112 .260 0 51
OF John Coleman 115 475 139 .293 2 54
OF Abner Dalrymple 92 358 76 .212 2 31
OF Tom Brown 47 192 47 .245 0 6

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
Fred Carroll 102 421 138 .328 6 54
Alex McKinnon 48 200 68 .340 1 30
Ed Beecher 41 169 41 .243 2 22
Jocko Fields 43 164 44 .268 0 17

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
Pud Galvin 49 440.2 28 21 3.29 76
Jim McCormick 36 322.1 13 23 4.30 77
Ed Morris 38 317.2 14 22 4.31 91
Bill Bishop 3 27.0 0 3 13.33 4

Relief pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Jocko Fields 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

References