1887 Philadelphia Athletics season

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1887 Philadelphia Athletics
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Owner(s) Bill Sharsig, Lew Simmons, Charlie Mason
Manager(s) Frank Bancroft, Charlie Mason
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The 1887 Philadelphia Athletics finished with a 64–69 record and finished in fifth place in the American Association.

Regular season

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1887 Philadelphia Athletics team photograph

Season standings

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

Record vs. opponents

1887 American Association Records

Sources:

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Team BAL BR CIN CLE LOU NY PHI STL
Baltimore 10–9–1 11–9 17–3 7–11–1 15–4–2 14–6 3–16–2
Brooklyn 9–10–1 7–13 13–6–1 8–12 9–9 10–8–2 4–16
Cincinnati 9–11 13–7 11–6 8–12 17–3–1 11–9 12–6
Cleveland 3–17 6–13–1 6–11 8–11–1 11–8 4–14 1–18
Louisville 11–7–1 12–8 12–8 11–8–1 12–8 11–8–1 7–13
New York 4–15–2 9–9 3–17–1 8–11 8–12 7–11–1 5–14–1
Philadelphia 6–14 8–10–2 9–11 14–4 8–11–1 11–7–1 8–12
St. Louis 16–3–2 16–4 6–12 18–1 13–7 14–5–1 12–8


Opening Day lineup

Roster

1887 Philadelphia Athletics
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
2B Bierbauer, LouLou Bierbauer 126 530 144 .272 1 82
OF Poorman, TomTom Poorman 135 585 155 .265 4 61

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

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
Atkinson, AlAl Atkinson 15 124.2 6 8 5.92 34
Chapman, FrankFrank Chapman 1 5 0 0 7.20 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
Casey, TommyTommy Casey 1 0 0 0 18.00 0
Bierbauer, LouLou Bierbauer 1 0 0 0 0.00 1
Poorman, TomTom Poorman 1 0 0 0 40.50 1

References