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1887 Boston Beaneaters season

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1887 Boston Beaneaters season

1887 Boston Beaneaters
Major League affiliations
Record 61–60 (.504)
League place 5th
Other information
Owner(s) Arthur Soden
Manager(s) King Kelly, John Morrill
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Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Detroit Wolverines 79 45 0.637 44–17 35–28
Philadelphia Quakers 75 48 0.610 38–23 37–25
Chicago White Stockings 71 50 0.587 44–18 27–32
New York Giants 68 55 0.553 10½ 36–26 32–29
Boston Beaneaters 61 60 0.504 16½ 38–22 23–38
Pittsburg Alleghenys 55 69 0.444 24 31–33 24–36
Washington Nationals 46 76 0.377 32 26–33 20–43
Indianapolis Hoosiers 37 89 0.294 43 24–39 13–50

Notable transactions


Player stats


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
1B Morrill, JohnJohn Morrill 127 504 141 .280 12 81
OF Kelly, KingKing Kelly 116 484 156 .322 8 63

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
O'Rourke, TomTom O'Rourke 22 78 12 .154 0 10


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
Conway, DickDick Conway 26 222.1 9 15 4.66 45

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
Kelly, KingKing Kelly 3 1 0 0 3.46 0


  1. ^ Tom Gunning page at Baseball Reference


  • 1887 Boston Beaneaters season at Baseball Reference
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