1887 New York Metropolitans - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1887 New York Metropolitans


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(6th place in the Negro Leagues vs. Major Leagues )

1886 / 1888 (Team History)

Managed by:
Bob Ferguson (1-1)

Top Hitter


Candy
Nelson

Top Pitcher


Al
Mays

League Ranks (8 teams)

Batting Pitching
OPS+
111
4th ERA+
64
8th
OPS
.722
6th ERA
5.50
8th
BA
.333
3rd BA
.278
5th
OBP
.341
5th K/BB
16.00
1st
SLG
.381
6th K%
20.0%
2nd
BB%
1.2%
8th BB%
1.3%
2nd
K%
HR%
0.0%
1st
ISO
.048
8th WHIP
1.28
4th

Notes:


• Home Ballpark: St. George Cricket Grounds (Staten Island, NY), Monitor Park (Weehawken, NJ)


Roster
Pos Uni Bats Throws
25
1B
4
6'0"
175
R
R
1/8/1862 (Lockport, IL)
4/19/1935 (Lockport, IL)
30
SS
5
5'11"
167
R
R
6/9/1857 (Staten Island, NY)
4/30/1901 (Middletown, NY)
23
CF
4
5'10"
158
L
8/24/1863 (Toulon, IL)
6/23/1921 (Stellacoom, WA)
31
3B
10
5'11"
168
R
R
4/29/1856 (New York, NY)
4/5/1911 (Palisades Park, NJ)
32
C
5
197
R
R
3/14/1855 (Baltimore, MD)
3/20/1935 (Laurel, MD)
30
SP
4
9.0
5'8"
185
R
R
2/5/1857 (New York, NY)
4/20/1923 (Bronx, NY)
22
SP
5
9.0
R
R
5/17/1865 (Canal Dover, OH)
5/7/1905 (Parkersburg, WV)
24
2B
6
5'8"
175
5/10/1863 (Allentown, PA)
1/17/1923 (Philadelphia, PA)
29
RF
9
5'9"
167
L
2/11/1858 (London, Canada)
38
SS
4
5'6"
145
L
R
3/14/1849 (Portland, ME)
9/4/1910 (Brooklyn, NY)
23
LF
9
6'1"
186
R
R
9/1/1863 (Peoria, IL)
6/15/1893 (Peoria, IL)
22
C
4
5'7"
142
R
3/7/1892 (London, Canada)
27
1B
5
5'11"
250
R
R
9/29/1859 (New York, NY)
6/2/1915 (Richmond Hill, NY)
25
2B
11
5'6"
148
R
R
10/14/1861 (Roxbury, MA)
2/21/1945 (Boston, MA)

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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James