1887 Detroit Wolverines Statistics

National League (NL)
Team Record: 79-45
Finished 1st in the NL
Attendance: 16,700, Avg. 3,340
Ballpark: Recreation Park
Won World Series
World Series - Defeated St. Louis Browns 10-5
Manager: Bill Watkins (79-45)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1887 Detroit Wolverines Roster
1887 Detroit Wolverines Results

The Detroit Wolverines of the National League ended the 1887 season with a record of 79 wins and 45 losses, finishing first in the NL.

The Wolverines topped the circuit with 969 runs, ignited by 55 home runs. Detroit allowed 710 runs. Dan Brouthers paced the team with 12 home runs Sam Thompson drove in 166 runs and topped batters with significant playing time by connecting at a .372 clip. Pretzels Getzien notched 29 wins on the mound for the squad, while Pete Conway recorded a 2.90 ERA, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Bill Watkins coached the team. The 1887 Detroit Wolverines won the World Series.

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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Pretzels Getzien2913.6903.73434214120366.737321715224106013520181578
Stump Weidman137.6505.36212102000183.02211321091060056906815
Lady Baldwin1310.5653.84242402410211.022513690761060507901
Larry Twitchell111.9174.33151231101112.312074543360241006494
Pete Conway89.4712.90171701600146.013295473470405011613
Henry Gruber43.5712.7477070062.3632919321012001261
Ed Beatin11.5004.0022020018.013118280610173
Fred Dunlap004.501010002.042100010008
William Burke01.0006.0022010015.0211410050320173
Totals7945.6373.951321275122311116.31172710490523440337340514816

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Sam Thompson1275865451182032923101662203219.372.416.565.98230809000
Hardy Richardson12057654313117825188942903140.328.366.484.85126302000
Jack Rowe12457953713517130106962203911.318.368.445.81323903000
Dan Brouthers123577500153169362012101340719.338.426.562.98828106000
Deacon White1114844497113620113752002615.303.353.416.77018709000
Ned Hanlon118503471791291374696903024.274.320.357.67716802000
Larry Twitchell652742644488146051120819.333.358.432.78911402000
Fred Dunlap65297272607213105451502512.265.327.441.76812000000
Charlie Ganzel572362274059650203082.260.288.330.6197501000
Charlie Bennett46190160263965320703022.244.363.400.7636400000
Fatty Briody3313812824296112660910.227.283.313.5954001000
Pretzels Getzien43167156192945114201032.186.240.295.5344601000
Billy Shindle229184172432012130710.286.341.369.7103100000
Lady Baldwin2496851523010740106.271.354.294.6482501000
Pete Conway249795162251170029.232.247.337.5843200000
Stump Weidman2185821217201116033.207.235.268.5042200000
Jim Manning13585251010033054.192.276.212.4871101000
Henry Gruber730243401000066.167.333.250.583600000
William Burke2881200010001.250.250.250.500200000
Ed Beatin2770000000004.000.000.000.000000000
Totals1147507946899691404213126558182670352258.299.353.434.7872034038000


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Dan Brouthers1B12301051.01141353867.9691.0709.5610000
Charlie Ganzel1B2018.0202031.00011.00011.0000000
Deacon White1B2017.018111.9501.0599.5000000
Charlie Bennett1B104.041021.00011.2505.0000000
Fred Dunlap2B650549.02122252444.9487.1646.7230000
Hardy Richardson2B640541.02192152727.9417.2206.7810000
Deacon White3B1060921.01332256418.8483.4983.3770000
Billy Shindle3B210156.02430125.8183.1152.5710000
Charlie Ganzel3B1013.01320.6672.7694.0000000
Charlie GanzelC510451.027571335.9136.9056.78423000
Charlie BennettC450358.019757139.9516.3855.6449000
Fatty BriodyC330281.014461214.9076.5666.21212000
Sam ThompsonOF12701088.021724247.9091.9941.8980000
Ned HanlonOF11801018.026418304.9042.4932.3900000
Hardy RichardsonOF590529.0109881.9361.9911.9830000
Larry TwitchellOF530433.0844131.8711.8291.6600000
Pete ConwayOF8084.015140.8001.7142.0000000
Jim ManningOF10074.013020.8671.5811.3000000
Charlie GanzelOF4022.050001.0002.0451.2500000
Billy ShindleOF1010.01010.500.9001.0000000
Deacon WhiteOF309.011001.0002.000.6670000
Stump WeidmanOF202.00000.000.0000000
Pretzels GetzienOF102.00000.000.0000000
William BurkeOF102.00000.000.0000000
Charlie BennettOF102.00000.000.0000000
Pretzels GetzienP430367.0235831.9641.9861.8840000
Lady BaldwinP240211.074341.9262.1332.0830000
Stump WeidmanP210183.063580.8372.0161.9520000
Pete ConwayP170146.0113610.9792.8972.7650000
Larry TwitchellP150112.0512011.0001.3661.1330000
Henry GruberP7062.00710.8751.0161.0000000
Ed BeatinP2018.002001.0001.0001.0000000
William BurkeP2015.00310.7501.8001.5000000
Fred DunlapP102.00000.000.0000000
Jack RoweSS12401061.01193785136.9074.2164.0080000
Jim ManningSS3029.03760.6253.1033.3330000
Totals116109841.032711563392237.9254.4214.16444000

Postseason - Pitching:

Player Rnd W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Lady BaldwinWS41.8001.5055051042.028167110040000
Pretzels GetzienWS42.6672.4866061058.06123161150170000
Pete ConwayWS22.5003.0044040033.0311511060100000
Totals105.6672.30151501520133.012054342310310000

Postseason - Batting:

Player Rnd GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Sam ThompsonWS15615882120275033.362.393.500.8932900000
Jack RoweWS156563122111075021.333.354.381.7352400000
Charlie GanzelWS14595851310023012.224.237.241.4791400000
Hardy RichardsonWS156766121352147019.197.209.379.5882500000
Deacon WhiteWS15605881211032020.207.233.259.4921500000
Charlie BennettWS11454261121095035.262.311.357.6681500000
Ned HanlonWS15555051111047051.220.291.280.5711400000
Pretzels GetzienWS623205620021036.300.391.400.791800000
Fred DunlapWS1140405601014004.150.150.200.350800000
Larry TwitchellWS620205510131001.250.250.450.700900000
Lady BaldwinWS519171410011022.235.316.294.610500000
Dan BrouthersWS1330200000000.667.667.6671.333200000
Sy SutcliffeWS412111100001011.091.167.091.258100000
Pete ConwayWS412120000000002.000.000.000.000000000
Totals137541518731261774434202337.243.275.326.60216900000




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