1887 Cleveland Blues season

The 1887 Cleveland Blues baseball team finished with a 39-92 record, last in the American Association during their debut season. Organized by streetcar tycoon Frank Robison, the team played its home games at National League Park.

Regular season

Season standings

Opening Day lineup

Roster

1887 Cleveland Blues
Roster
Pitchers

Catchers

Infielders Outfielders Manager
  • Jimmy Williams

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 Stricker, CubCub Stricker 131 534 141 .264 2 53
OF Allen, MyronMyron Allen 117 463 128 .276 4 77

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
Carroll, ScrappyScrappy Carroll 57 216 43 .199 0 19
Munyan, JohnJohn Munyan 16 58 14 .241 0 6
Zimmer, ChiefChief Zimmer 14 52 12 .231 0 4
Simon, HankHank Simon 3 10 1 .100 0 0

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
Crowell, BillyBilly Crowell 45 389.1 14 31 3.88 72
Daily, HughHugh Daily 16 139.2 4 12 3.69 30
Gilks, BobBob Gilks 13 108 7 5 3.08 28
Kirby, JohnJohn Kirby 5 41 0 5 9.00 6

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
Stricker, CubCub Stricker 3 0 0 1 3.18 2
Allen, MyronMyron Allen 2 1 0 0 0.93 1

References

  • 1887 Cleveland Blues team page at Baseball Reference