Forever Giants - 1886 New York Giants(Year 4)

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

1885 is here.

My WAR calculation is a combination of Baseball-reference and Clay Davenport; I believe it to be the "best" WAR number available for historical comparison. 8 WAR is an MVP quality season. The record is pythagorean adjusted for 162 games.

1886 (96-66)
C Buck Ewing 3.8 
1B Roger Connor 7.5 
2B Joe Gerhardt -3.25 
SS Monte Ward 1
3B Dude Esterbrook .1 
LF Patrick Gillespie -.6
CF Danny Richardson -.3 
RF Mike Dorgan 1.5 
Uti/RF  Jim O’Rourke 4.7 
C Pat Deasley .3 
P Tim Keefe 7.25 
P Mickey Welch 3.55

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