1887 Louisville Colonels season

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1887 Louisville Colonels
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) W. L. Lyons, Zach Phelps, W. L. Jackson, John Phelps, Mordecai Davidson
Manager(s) Kick Kelly
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The 1887 Louisville Colonels season was a season in American baseball. The team finished with a 76–60 record, fourth place in the American Association.

Regular season[edit]

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


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1887 Louisville Colonels
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
C Cook, PaulPaul Cook 61 223 55 .247 0 17
2B Mack, ReddyReddy Mack 128 478 147 .308 1 69
3B Werrick, JoeJoe Werrick 136 533 152 .285 7 99
SS White, BillBill White 132 512 129 .252 2 79
OF Wolf, JimmyJimmy Wolf 137 569 160 .281 2 102
OF Browning, PetePete Browning 134 547 220 .402 4 118

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
Hecker, GuyGuy Hecker 91 370 118 .319 4 50
Cross, AmosAmos Cross 8 28 3 .107 0 0

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
Ramsey, ToadToad Ramsey 65 561 37 27 3.43 355
Chamberlain, Ice BoxIce Box Chamberlain 36 309 18 16 3.79 118
Hecker, GuyGuy Hecker 34 285.1 18 12 4.16 58
Neale, JoeJoe Neale 5 41.1 1 4 6.97 11
Veach, Peek-A-BooPeek-A-Boo Veach 1 9 0 1 4.00 2

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