1887 Major League Baseball season
This article is about the 1887 Major League Baseball season only. For information on all
of baseball, see 1887 in baseball
The 1887 MLB Season was the National League's twelfth season and American Association's sixth season. The Detroit Wolverines defeated the St. Louis Browns in a 15-game World Series match played in ten cities.
The Louisville Colonels set a Major League record which still stands for the most base on balls for a team in a game, with 19 against the Cleveland Blues on the 21st of September.
- The Detroit Wolverines (79–45, NL) defeated the St. Louis Browns (95–40, AA) ten games to five.
- ↑ Suehsdorf, A. D. (1978). The Great American Baseball Scrapbook, p. 24. Random House. ISBN 0-394-50253-1.
- ↑ "Games Based Bases on Balls Records". Baseball-Almanac.com. Retrieved 14 May 2012.