1887 MLB Season in Review

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A high-level summary of the 1887 Major League Baseball Season. The page includes standings, team totals and leaderboards. There is a lot more information on the season in various sub-sections such as the player register, team pages and boxscore-related pages.
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1887 Major League Baseball Standings

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  • Playoff Team
  • American Association -
    RanklgRankmlbRankTeam NameLinksGWLWPctGBLRFRADiffPlayoffsAttendanceAtt RankGeneral ManagerManager NameBallpark
    110St. Louis BrownsT - S - R1389540.704--1131761370dnq00---------
    220Cincinnati Red StockingsT - S - R1368154.60014.0892745147dnq00---------
    330Baltimore OriolesT - S - R1417758.57018.0975861114dnq00---------
    440Louisville ColonelsT - S - R1397660.55919.5956854102dnq00---------
    550Philadelphia AthleticsT - S - R1376469.48130.08938903dnq00---------
    660Brooklyn Trolley DodgersT - S - R1386074.44834.5904918-14dnq00---------
    770Metropolitans (New York)T - S - R1384489.33150.07541093-339dnq00---------
    880Cleveland BluesT - S - R1333992.29854.07291112-383dnq00---------
    National League -
    RanklgRankmlbRankTeam NameLinksGWLWPctGBLRFRADiffPlayoffsAttendanceAtt RankGeneral ManagerManager NameBallpark
    111Detroit WolverinesT - S - R1277945.637--969710259dnq00------Recreation Park
    222Philadelphia PhilliesT - S - R1287548.6103.5901702199dnq00---Harry WrightPhiladelphia Base Ball Grounds
    333Chicago White StockingsT - S - R1277150.5876.581371697dnq00---Cap AnsonWest Side Park
    444New York GiantsT - S - R1296855.55310.581672393dnq00---Jim MutriePolo Grounds
    555Boston BeaneatersT - S - R1276160.50416.583179239dnq00------South End Grounds
    666Pittsburgh AlleghenysT - S - R1255569.44424.0621750-129dnq00------Recreation park
    777Washington NationalsT - S - R1264676.37732.0601825-224dnq00------Swampoodle Grounds
    888Indianapolis HoosiersT - S - R1273789.29443.0628965-337dnq00------Seventh Street Park III
    16 record(s)
    Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. G Games Played (or Pitched) W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Playoffs Playoff participation description. Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Att Rank Attendance rank within the league Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season