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1887 Batting Leaderboards

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Batting Average - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Sam ThompsonDetroit WolverinesMLB.372
2Cap AnsonChicago White StockingsMLB.347
3Dan BrouthersDetroit WolverinesMLB.338
3John WardNew York GiantsMLB.338
5Sam WiseBoston BeaneatersMLB.334
6Fred CarrollPittsburgh AlleghenysMLB.328
6Hardy RichardsonDetroit WolverinesMLB.328
8Ed AndrewsPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB.325
9Jerry DennyIndianapolis HoosiersMLB.324
10King KellyBoston BeaneatersMLB.322
On Base Percentage - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Dan BrouthersDetroit WolverinesMLB.426
2Cap AnsonChicago White StockingsMLB.422
3Sam ThompsonDetroit WolverinesMLB.416
4Otto SchombergIndianapolis HoosiersMLB.397
5King KellyBoston BeaneatersMLB.393
6Roger ConnorNew York GiantsMLB.392
7Sam WiseBoston BeaneatersMLB.390
8Fred CarrollPittsburgh AlleghenysMLB.383
9Paul HinesWashington NationalsMLB.380
10Ned WilliamsonChicago White StockingsMLB.377
Slugging Percentage - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Sam ThompsonDetroit WolverinesMLB.571
2Dan BrouthersDetroit WolverinesMLB.562
3Roger ConnorNew York GiantsMLB.541
4Sam WiseBoston BeaneatersMLB.522
5Cap AnsonChicago White StockingsMLB.517
6Jerry DennyIndianapolis HoosiersMLB.502
7Fred CarrollPittsburgh AlleghenysMLB.499
8George WoodPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB.497
9Billy O'BrienWashington NationalsMLB.492
10King KellyBoston BeaneatersMLB.488
On Base Plus Slugging - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Dan BrouthersDetroit WolverinesMLB.988
2Sam ThompsonDetroit WolverinesMLB.987
3Cap AnsonChicago White StockingsMLB.939
4Roger ConnorNew York GiantsMLB.933
5Sam WiseBoston BeaneatersMLB.913
6Fred CarrollPittsburgh AlleghenysMLB.882
7King KellyBoston BeaneatersMLB.880
8Otto SchombergIndianapolis HoosiersMLB.860
9Hardy RichardsonDetroit WolverinesMLB.851
10George WoodPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB.847
Games Played - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1John WardNew York GiantsMLB129
2Sam ThompsonDetroit WolverinesMLB127
2Dick JohnstonBoston BeaneatersMLB127
2Ned WilliamsonChicago White StockingsMLB127
2Roger ConnorNew York GiantsMLB127
2John MorrillBoston BeaneatersMLB127
7Jim FogartyPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB126
7Jimmy RyanChicago White StockingsMLB126
9Jack RoweDetroit WolverinesMLB124
10Dan BrouthersDetroit WolverinesMLB123
Plate Appearances - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Jim FogartyPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB587
2Sam ThompsonDetroit WolverinesMLB586
3Jack RoweDetroit WolverinesMLB579
4John WardNew York GiantsMLB578
5Dan BrouthersDetroit WolverinesMLB577
6Hardy RichardsonDetroit WolverinesMLB576
7Jimmy RyanChicago White StockingsMLB567
8Roger ConnorNew York GiantsMLB554
9John MorrillBoston BeaneatersMLB542
10Emmett SeeryIndianapolis HoosiersMLB540
At Bats - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Sam ThompsonDetroit WolverinesMLB545
1John WardNew York GiantsMLB545
3Hardy RichardsonDetroit WolverinesMLB543
4Jack RoweDetroit WolverinesMLB537
5Jerry DennyIndianapolis HoosiersMLB510
6Jimmy RyanChicago White StockingsMLB508
7Dick JohnstonBoston BeaneatersMLB507
8John MorrillBoston BeaneatersMLB504
9Dan BrouthersDetroit WolverinesMLB500
10Jim FogartyPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB495
Runs - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Dan BrouthersDetroit WolverinesMLB153
2Jack RoweDetroit WolverinesMLB135
3Hardy RichardsonDetroit WolverinesMLB131
4King KellyBoston BeaneatersMLB120
5Sam ThompsonDetroit WolverinesMLB118
5George WoodPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB118
7Jimmy RyanChicago White StockingsMLB117
8John WardNew York GiantsMLB114
9Roger ConnorNew York GiantsMLB113
9Jim FogartyPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB113
Hits - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Sam ThompsonDetroit WolverinesMLB203
2John WardNew York GiantsMLB184
3Hardy RichardsonDetroit WolverinesMLB178
4Jack RoweDetroit WolverinesMLB171
5Dan BrouthersDetroit WolverinesMLB169
6Jerry DennyIndianapolis HoosiersMLB165
7Cap AnsonChicago White StockingsMLB164
8King KellyBoston BeaneatersMLB156
8Sam WiseBoston BeaneatersMLB156
10Ed AndrewsPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB151
Total Bases - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Sam ThompsonDetroit WolverinesMLB311
2Dan BrouthersDetroit WolverinesMLB281
3Hardy RichardsonDetroit WolverinesMLB263
4Jerry DennyIndianapolis HoosiersMLB256
5Roger ConnorNew York GiantsMLB255
6Cap AnsonChicago White StockingsMLB244
6George WoodPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB244
6Sam WiseBoston BeaneatersMLB244
9Jack RoweDetroit WolverinesMLB239
10King KellyBoston BeaneatersMLB236
Doubles - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Dan BrouthersDetroit WolverinesMLB36
2Jerry DennyIndianapolis HoosiersMLB34
2King KellyBoston BeaneatersMLB34
4Cap AnsonChicago White StockingsMLB33
5John MorrillBoston BeaneatersMLB32
5Paul HinesWashington NationalsMLB32
7Jack RoweDetroit WolverinesMLB30
8Sam ThompsonDetroit WolverinesMLB29
9Sam WiseBoston BeaneatersMLB27
10Jim FogartyPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB26
Triples - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Sam ThompsonDetroit WolverinesMLB23
2Roger ConnorNew York GiantsMLB22
3Dan BrouthersDetroit WolverinesMLB20
3Dick JohnstonBoston BeaneatersMLB20
5George WoodPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB19
6Hardy RichardsonDetroit WolverinesMLB18
7Sam WiseBoston BeaneatersMLB17
8Otto SchombergIndianapolis HoosiersMLB16
8Marty SullivanChicago White StockingsMLB16
10Fred CarrollPittsburgh AlleghenysMLB15
Home Runs - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Billy O'BrienWashington NationalsMLB19
2Roger ConnorNew York GiantsMLB17
3Fred PfefferChicago White StockingsMLB16
4George WoodPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB14
5John MorrillBoston BeaneatersMLB12
5Dan BrouthersDetroit WolverinesMLB12
7Sam ThompsonDetroit WolverinesMLB11
7Jerry DennyIndianapolis HoosiersMLB11
7Jimmy RyanChicago White StockingsMLB11
10Mike TiernanNew York GiantsMLB10
Runs Batted In - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Sam ThompsonDetroit WolverinesMLB166
2Roger ConnorNew York GiantsMLB104
3Cap AnsonChicago White StockingsMLB102
4Dan BrouthersDetroit WolverinesMLB101
5Jerry DennyIndianapolis HoosiersMLB97
6Jack RoweDetroit WolverinesMLB96
7Billy NashBoston BeaneatersMLB94
7Hardy RichardsonDetroit WolverinesMLB94
9Sam WiseBoston BeaneatersMLB92
10Fred PfefferChicago White StockingsMLB89
Stolen Bases - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1John WardNew York GiantsMLB111
2Jim FogartyPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB102
3King KellyBoston BeaneatersMLB84
4Ned HanlonDetroit WolverinesMLB69
5Jack GlasscockIndianapolis HoosiersMLB62
6Fred PfefferChicago White StockingsMLB57
6Ed AndrewsPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB57
8Dick JohnstonBoston BeaneatersMLB52
9Jimmy RyanChicago White StockingsMLB50
10Emmett SeeryIndianapolis HoosiersMLB48
Walks - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Jim FogartyPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB82
2Roger ConnorNew York GiantsMLB75
3Ned WilliamsonChicago White StockingsMLB73
4Dan BrouthersDetroit WolverinesMLB71
4Emmett SeeryIndianapolis HoosiersMLB71
6Cap AnsonChicago White StockingsMLB60
6Billy NashBoston BeaneatersMLB60
8Otto SchombergIndianapolis HoosiersMLB56
9Art WhitneyPittsburgh AlleghenysMLB55
9King KellyBoston BeaneatersMLB55
Strikeouts - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1John MorrillBoston BeaneatersMLB86
2Emmett SeeryIndianapolis HoosiersMLB68
3Tom BrownPittsburgh Alleghenys
Indianapolis Hoosiers
MLB65
4Ned WilliamsonChicago White StockingsMLB57
5Marty SullivanChicago White StockingsMLB53
6George WoodPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB51
7Roger ConnorNew York GiantsMLB50
8Pop SmithPittsburgh AlleghenysMLB48
9Pud GalvinPittsburgh AlleghenysMLB47
10Frank GilmoreWashington NationalsMLB46
Hit By Pitch - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Pop SmithPittsburgh AlleghenysMLB13
2Jack GlasscockIndianapolis HoosiersMLB10
2Sid FarrarPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB10
2Jim FogartyPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB10
5Sam ThompsonDetroit WolverinesMLB9
5Deacon WhiteDetroit WolverinesMLB9
5Cliff CarrollWashington NationalsMLB9
8Paul HinesWashington NationalsMLB8
8Roger ConnorNew York GiantsMLB8
10George GoreNew York GiantsMLB7
Extra Base Hits - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Dan BrouthersDetroit WolverinesMLB68
2Roger ConnorNew York GiantsMLB65
3Sam ThompsonDetroit WolverinesMLB63
4Jerry DennyIndianapolis HoosiersMLB57
5George WoodPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB55
6King KellyBoston BeaneatersMLB53
6Sam WiseBoston BeaneatersMLB53
6Cap AnsonChicago White StockingsMLB53
9Hardy RichardsonDetroit WolverinesMLB51
10John MorrillBoston BeaneatersMLB50
Isolated Power - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Roger ConnorNew York GiantsMLB.257
2Dan BrouthersDetroit WolverinesMLB.224
3Billy O'BrienWashington NationalsMLB.214
4George WoodPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB.208
5Sam ThompsonDetroit WolverinesMLB.198
6Sam WiseBoston BeaneatersMLB.188
7Jerry DennyIndianapolis HoosiersMLB.178
8Ned WilliamsonChicago White StockingsMLB.171
8Fred CarrollPittsburgh AlleghenysMLB.171
10Fred PfefferChicago White StockingsMLB.169
Walks Percentage - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Jim FogartyPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB0.14
1Roger ConnorNew York GiantsMLB0.14
1Ned WilliamsonChicago White StockingsMLB0.14
4Emmett SeeryIndianapolis HoosiersMLB0.13
5Dan BrouthersDetroit WolverinesMLB0.12
5Otto SchombergIndianapolis HoosiersMLB0.12
7Cap AnsonChicago White StockingsMLB0.11
7Abner DalrymplePittsburgh AlleghenysMLB0.11
7Arthur IrwinPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB0.11
7Billy NashBoston BeaneatersMLB0.11
Strikeouts Percentage - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Jack GlasscockIndianapolis HoosiersMLB0.01
2Dan BrouthersDetroit WolverinesMLB0.02
2Jack RoweDetroit WolverinesMLB0.02
2John WardNew York GiantsMLB0.02
5Joe MulveyPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB0.03
5Cap AnsonChicago White StockingsMLB0.03
5Jim O'RourkeNew York GiantsMLB0.03
5Jimmy RyanChicago White StockingsMLB0.03
5Sam ThompsonDetroit WolverinesMLB0.03
5Deacon WhiteDetroit WolverinesMLB0.03
Strikeout-Walk Ratio - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Dan BrouthersDetroit WolverinesMLB0.13
2Jack GlasscockIndianapolis HoosiersMLB0.20
3Jack RoweDetroit WolverinesMLB0.28
4Cap AnsonChicago White StockingsMLB0.30
5Jim O'RourkeNew York GiantsMLB0.31
6Art WhitneyPittsburgh AlleghenysMLB0.33
7Jimmy RyanChicago White StockingsMLB0.36
8John WardNew York GiantsMLB0.41
9George GoreNew York GiantsMLB0.43
10Billy NashBoston BeaneatersMLB0.50
230 record(s)
Glossary:
Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site HiLvl Highest Level Reached