1887 Cincinnati Red Stockings Roster

American Association (AA)
Team Record: 81-54
Finished 2nd in the AA
Attendance: 20,000, Avg. 10,000
Ballpark: League Park I in Cincinnati
Manager: Gus Schmelz (81-54)
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
1887 Cincinnati Red Stockings Statistics
1887 Cincinnati Red Stockings Results

The Cincinnati Red Stockings of the American Association ended the 1887 season with a record of 81 wins and 54 losses, finishing second in the AA.

The Red Stockings paced the league with just 745 runs allowed. Cincinnati scored 892 runs. John Reilly led the team with 10 home runs Pop Corkhill and Frank Fennelly each drove in 97 runs. Pop Corkhill topped batters with significant playing time by hitting .311. Mike Smith notched 34 wins for the squad, while Tony Mullane, too added 15 or more wins, too Mike Smith recorded a 2.94 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Gus Schmelz coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Kid BaldwinPRRNovember 1, 18645'6"147Newport, KY USA
Hick CarpenterPRLAugust 16, 18555'11"186Grafton, MA USA
Pop CorkhillPLRApril 11, 18585'10"180Parkesburg, PA USA
Frank FennellyPRRFebruary 18, 18605'8"168Fall River, MA USA
Charley JonesPRRApril 30, 18525'11"202Alamance County, NC USA
Heinie KappelPRRSeptember 0, 18635'8"160Philadelphia, PA USA
Jim KeenanPRRFebruary 10, 18565'10"186New Haven, CT USA
Jumbo McGinnisPFebruary 22, 18545'10"197St. Louis, MO USA
Bid McPheePRRNovember 1, 18595'8"152Massena, NY USA
Tony MullanePBJanuary 30, 18595'10"165Cork, Ireland
Hugh NicolPRRJanuary 1, 18585'4"145Campsie, St United Kingdom
Jack O'ConnorPRRJune 2, 18665'10"170St. Louis, MO USA
John ReillyPRROctober 5, 18586'3"178Cincinnati, OH USA
Billy SeradPRRApril 0, 18625'7"156Philadelphia, PA USA
Mike SheaPRMarch 10, 18675'10"170New Orleans, LA USA
Mike SmithPLLMarch 23, 18685'11"178Pittsburgh, PA USA
George TebeauPRRDecember 26, 18615'9"175St. Louis, MO USA
Mother WatsonPJanuary 27, 18655'9"145Middleport, OH USA
Wild Bill WidnerPRRJune 3, 18676'0"180Cincinnati, OH USA