[Above] will be found the tables showing the base hits, errors, etc., of the players in the late world's championship series. It will be seen that the Detroits outbatted and outfielded the Browns, and consequently won on their merits. The Browns team averages were: Batting, .258; fielding, .904. The Detroits: Batting, .279; fielding, .925.
-St. Louis Globe-Democrat, October 27, 1887