Louisville Colonels (1882-1899)

Also played as Louisville Eclipse.

200 Greatest Louisville Colonels

  1. Pete Browning lf, 1882–1894 71
  2. Guy Hecker 1b, 1882–1890 69
  3. Fred Clarke lf, 1894–1915 39
  4. Chicken Wolf rf, 1882–1892 35
  5. Toad Ramsey p, 1885–1890 34
  6. Bert Cunningham p, 1887–1901 25
  7. Scott Stratton p, 1888–1895 25
  8. Honus Wagner ss, 1897–1917 19
  9. Harry Taylor 1b, 1890–1893 14
  10. John Kerins 1b, 1884–1890 14
  11. Reddy Mack 2b, 1885–1890 11
  12. Tony Mullane p, 1881–1894 11
  13. George Hemming p, 1890–1897 10
  14. John Grim c, 1888–1899 9
  15. Red Ehret p, 1888–1898 9
  16. Hub Collins 2b, 1886–1892 9
  17. Fred Pfeffer 2b, 1882–1897 8
  18. Phil Tomney ss, 1888–1890 8
  19. Joe Gerhardt 2b, 1873–1891 8
  20. Jock Menefee p, 1892–1903 7
  21. Tom McCreery rf, 1895–1903 7
  22. Perry Werden 1b, 1884–1897 7
  23. Pete Dowling p, 1897–1901 7
  24. Billy Hoy cf, 1888–1902 7
  25. Deacon Phillippe p, 1899–1911 7
  26. Billy Clingman 3b, 1890–1903 6
  27. Monk Cline cf, 1882–1891 6
  28. Bill Hill p, 1896–1899 6
  29. Dan Sullivan c, 1882–1886 6
  30. Ben Sanders p, 1888–1892 5
  31. Warren Fitzgerald p, 1891–1892 5
  32. Charles Zimmer c, 1884–1903 5
  33. Farmer Weaver cf, 1888–1894 4
  34. Ed Whiting c, 1882–1884 4
  35. George Meakim p, 1890–1895 4
  36. Walt Woods p, 1898–1900 4
  37. Bill White ss, 1883–1888 4
  38. Tom McLaughlin ss, 1883–1891 4
  39. Rube Waddell p, 1897–1910 4
  40. Ed Daily rf, 1885–1891 4
  41. Claude Ritchey 2b, 1897–1909 4
  42. Patsy Donovan rf, 1890–1907 4
  43. Amos Cross c, 1885–1887 3
  44. Joe Werrick 3b, 1884–1888 3
  45. Jimmy Collins 3b, 1895–1908 3
  46. Ice Box Chamberlain p, 1886–1896 3
  47. Charlie Dexter rf, 1896–1903 3
  48. William Brown 1b, 1887–1894 3
  49. John Ewing p, 1883–1891 3
  50. Bill Schenck 3b, 1882–1885 3
  51. Tim Shinnick 2b, 1890–1891 3
  52. Jack Gleason 3b, 1877–1886 2
  53. Charlie Hamburg lf, 1890 2
  54. Billy Earle c, 1889–1894 2
  55. Tim O'Rourke 3b, 1890–1894 2
  56. Phil Reccius 3b, 1882–1890 2
  57. Bill Magee p, 1897–1902 2
  58. General Stafford 2b, 1890–1899 2
  59. Malachi Kittridge c, 1890–1906 2
  60. Hughie Jennings ss, 1891–1918 2
  61. Kid Nance lf, 1897–1901 2
  62. Tom Brown cf, 1882–1898 1
  63. Tom Cahill c, 1891 1
  64. Lew Whistler 1b, 1890–1893 1
  65. Skyrocket Smith 1b, 1888 1
  66. Henry Cote c, 1894–1895 1
  67. Dad Clarke p, 1888–1898 1
  68. Tommy Leach cf, 1898–1918 1
  69. Patsy Flaherty p, 1899–1911 1
  70. Doggie Miller c, 1884–1896 1
  71. George Pinkney 3b, 1884–1893 1
  72. John O'Brien 2b, 1891–1899 1
  73. Ollie Smith rf, 1894 1
  74. Egyptian Healy p, 1885–1892 1
  75. Dan Brouthers 1b, 1879–1904 1
  76. George Decker 1b, 1892–1899 1
  77. Denny Mack 1b, 1871–1883 1
  78. John Reccius cf, 1882–1883 1
  79. Jack Glasscock ss, 1879–1895 1
  80. Wally Andrews 1b, 1884–1888 1
  81. Herb Goodall p, 1890 1
  82. Larry Twitchell lf, 1886–1894 1
  83. Ollie Beard ss, 1889–1891 1
  84. Ducky Holmes lf, 1895–1905 1
  85. Mike Jones p, 1890 0
  86. Leech Maskrey lf, 1882–1886 0
  87. Ollie Pickering cf, 1896–1908 0
  88. Dan O'Connor 1b, 1890 0
  89. Norm Baker p, 1883–1890 0
  90. Joe Miller ss, 1884–1885 0
  91. Fred Lake c, 1891–1910 0
  92. Charley Bassett 2b, 1884–1892 0
  93. Fritz Clausen p, 1892–1896 0
  94. Dan Minnehan 3b, 1895 0
  95. Michael McDermott p, 1889 0
  96. Roy Evans p, 1897–1903 0
  97. Ren Deagle p, 1883–1884 0
  98. Hercules Burnett cf, 1888–1895 0
  99. Sam Weaver p, 1875–1886 0
  100. Art Herman p, 1896–1897 0
  101. Gracie Pierce 2b, 1882–1884 0
  102. Dan Shannon 2b, 1889–1891 0
  103. Jouett Meekin p, 1891–1900 0
  104. Emmett Seery lf, 1884–1892 0
  105. Dude Esterbrook 3b, 1880–1891 0
  106. Alex Jones p, 1889–1903 0
  107. Sam LaRocque 2b, 1888–1891 0
  108. Harry Spies 1b, 1895 0
  109. Walt Preston 3b, 1895 0
  110. Sam Dungan rf, 1892–1901 0
  111. Ambrose McGann ss, 1895 0
  112. Topsy Hartsel lf, 1898–1911 0
  113. Clay Fauver p, 1899 0
  114. Curt Welch cf, 1884–1893 0
  115. Lou Sylvester lf, 1884–1887 0
  116. Al Mays p, 1885–1890 0
  117. Bill Hassamaer rf, 1894–1896 0
  118. Peek-A-Boo Veach 1b, 1884–1890 0
  119. Bill Kling p, 1891–1895 0
  120. Ducky Hemp cf, 1887–1890 0
  121. Mike Kelley 1b, 1899 0
  122. Pat Flaherty 3b, 1894 0
  123. Charlie Bohn cf, 1882 0
  124. Lee Viau p, 1888–1892 0
  125. Dan Sweeney rf, 1895 0
  126. Jack Crooks 2b, 1889–1898 0
  127. Dan Phelan 1b, 1890 0
  128. Jack Darragh 1b, 1891 0
  129. John Traffley rf, 1889 0
  130. Charles Fisher lf, 1889 0
  131. Tom Messitt c, 1899 0
  132. Barry McCormick 3b, 1895–1904 0
  133. Harry Scherer cf, 1889 0
  134. John Irwin 3b, 1882–1891 0
  135. Rudy Hulswitt ss, 1899–1910 0
  136. Frank Freund c, 1896 0
  137. Buttercup Dickerson lf, 1878–1885 0
  138. Pat Pettee 2b, 1891 0
  139. Harry McCaffery rf, 1882–1883 0
  140. Bob Clark c, 1886–1893 0
  141. Bill Childers p, 1895 0
  142. Bill Merritt c, 1891–1899 0
  143. Ed Merrill 2b, 1882–1884 0
  144. Tom Morrison 3b, 1895–1896 0
  145. Tom Stouch 2b, 1898 0
  146. Thomas Long rf, 1888 0
  147. Eddie Fusselback c, 1882–1888 0
  148. Joe Cross rf, 1888 0
  149. Lave Cross 3b, 1887–1907 0
  150. Jim Long lf, 1891–1893 0
  151. Harrison Peppers p, 1894 0
  152. Tacks Latimer c, 1898–1902 0
  153. Pete Weckbecker c, 1889–1890 0
  154. Harry Croft rf, 1899–1901 0
  155. Billy Taylor 3b, 1898 0
  156. Nick Reeder 3b, 1891 0
  157. Frank Martin 3b, 1897–1899 0
  158. Pop Smith 2b, 1880–1891 0
  159. Sleeper Sullivan c, 1881–1884 0
  160. Mike Gaule cf, 1889 0
  161. Clarence Murphy lf, 1886 0
  162. George Fox 1b, 1891–1899 0
  163. Gil Hatfield ss, 1885–1895 0
  164. Jerry Denny 3b, 1881–1894 0
  165. Tom Delahanty 3b, 1894–1897 0
  166. Ossee Schrecongost c, 1897–1908 0
  167. Harry Dooms rf, 1892 0
  168. Harry Smith 2b, 1877–1889 0
  169. Bob Langsford ss, 1899 0
  170. Jack Wentz 2b, 1891 0
  171. Sammy Strang 3b, 1896–1908 0
  172. Pete Sweeney 3b, 1888–1890 0
  173. George Borchers p, 1888–1895 0
  174. Kitty Brashear p, 1899 0
  175. John Dyler lf, 1882 0
  176. Harry Maskrey cf, 1882 0
  177. Amos Booth c, 1876–1882 0
  178. Charlie Krehmeyer c, 1884–1885 0
  179. Jack Heinzman 1b, 1886 0
  180. Tom Terrell c, 1886 0
  181. Bill Gleason ss, 1882–1889 0
  182. Jimmy Say 3b, 1882–1887 0
  183. Scoops Carey 1b, 1895–1903 0
  184. Irv Hach 2b, 1897 0
  185. James Roseman cf, 1882–1890 0
  186. John Richter 3b, 1898 0
  187. Grant Briggs c, 1890–1895 0
  188. Bill Anderson p, 1889 0
  189. George Treadway rf, 1893–1896 0
  190. Burley Bayer ss, 1899 0
  191. Josh Clarke lf, 1898–1911 0
  192. Henry Easterday ss, 1884–1890 0
  193. Ned Bligh c, 1886–1890 0
  194. Eddie Boyle c, 1896 0
  195. Walter Prince 1b, 1883–1884 0
  196. Harry Wilhelm p, 1899 0
  197. Joe Kostal p, 1896 0
  198. Charles Strick c, 1882 0
  199. Bill Hunter c, 1884 0
  200. Billy Gumbert p, 1890–1893 0

Greatest Louisville Colonels by Hall Rating

Pete Browning Photo
  1. Pete Browning
  2. Guy Hecker
  3. Fred Clarke
  4. Chicken Wolf
  5. Toad Ramsey

All-Time Team by Hall Rating with the Louisville Colonels (known issues and limitations)

  1. C: John Grim (9)
  2. 1B: Guy Hecker (69)
  3. 2B: Reddy Mack (11)
  4. 3B: Billy Clingman (6)
  5. SS: Honus Wagner (19)
  6. LF: Pete Browning (71)
  7. CF: Billy Hoy (7)
  8. RF: Chicken Wolf (35)
  9. P: Toad Ramsey (34)

Bench

  1. LF: Fred Clarke (39)
  2. 1B: Harry Taylor (14)
  3. 1B: John Kerins (14)
  4. 2B: Hub Collins (9)
  5. 2B: Fred Pfeffer (8)
  6. SS: Phil Tomney (8)
  7. 2B: Joe Gerhardt (8)

Bullpen

  1. P: Bert Cunningham (25)
  2. P: Scott Stratton (25)
  3. P: Tony Mullane (11)
  4. P: George Hemming (10)
  5. P: Red Ehret (9)
  6. P: Jock Menefee (7)
  7. P: Pete Dowling (7)
  8. P: Deacon Phillippe (7)
  9. P: Bill Hill (6)