1887 Cincinnati Red Stockings Season

1887 Cincinnati Red Stockings Season

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The 1887 Cincinnati Red Stockings season was a season in American baseball. The team finished in second place in the American Association with a record of 81-45, 14 games behind the St. Louis Browns. Following a horrible 1886 season, in which the Red Stockings finished under .500 for the first time in team history, the team hired Gus Schmelz to become the new manager. Schmelz managed the St. Louis Maroons of the National League in 1886 to a 43-79 record. He also managed the Columbus Buckeyes of the American Association in 1883, leading them to a 69-39 record and a second place finish. Cincinnati signed George Tebeau to his first professional contract, and acquired Hugh Nicol from the St. Louis Browns in a trade with sent Jack Boyle and $350 to the Browns. Nicol hit .206 with 19 RBI and 38 stolen bases, as well as scoring 44 runs in 67 games in 1886.
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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135820591
  • 9786135820591