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 34
  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. George Wood lf, 1880–1892 2
  57. Phil Reccius 3b, 1882–1890 2
  58. Bill Magee p, 1897–1902 2
  59. General Stafford 2b, 1890–1899 2
  60. Malachi Kittridge c, 1890–1906 2
  61. Hughie Jennings ss, 1891–1918 2
  62. Kid Nance lf, 1897–1901 2
  63. Tom Brown cf, 1882–1898 1
  64. Lew Whistler 1b, 1890–1893 1
  65. Tom Cahill c, 1891 1
  66. Skyrocket Smith 1b, 1888 1
  67. Henry Cote c, 1894–1895 1
  68. Dad Clarke p, 1888–1898 1
  69. Tommy Leach cf, 1898–1918 1
  70. Patsy Flaherty p, 1899–1911 1
  71. Doggie Miller c, 1884–1896 1
  72. George Pinkney 3b, 1884–1893 1
  73. John O'Brien 2b, 1891–1899 1
  74. Ollie Smith rf, 1894 1
  75. Egyptian Healy p, 1885–1892 1
  76. Dan Brouthers 1b, 1879–1904 1
  77. George Decker 1b, 1892–1899 1
  78. Denny Mack 1b, 1871–1883 1
  79. Jack Glasscock ss, 1879–1895 1
  80. John Reccius cf, 1882–1883 1
  81. Wally Andrews 1b, 1884–1888 1
  82. Herb Goodall p, 1890 1
  83. Larry Twitchell lf, 1886–1894 1
  84. Ducky Holmes lf, 1895–1905 1
  85. Ollie Beard ss, 1889–1891 1
  86. Mike Jones p, 1890 0
  87. Leech Maskrey lf, 1882–1886 0
  88. Ollie Pickering cf, 1896–1908 0
  89. Dan O'Connor 1b, 1890 0
  90. Norm Baker p, 1883–1890 0
  91. Joe Miller ss, 1884–1885 0
  92. Fred Lake c, 1891–1910 0
  93. Charley Bassett 2b, 1884–1892 0
  94. Fritz Clausen p, 1892–1896 0
  95. Dan Minnehan 3b, 1895 0
  96. Michael McDermott p, 1889 0
  97. Ren Deagle p, 1883–1884 0
  98. Roy Evans p, 1897–1903 0
  99. Hercules Burnett cf, 1888–1895 0
  100. Art Herman p, 1896–1897 0
  101. Sam Weaver p, 1875–1886 0
  102. Gracie Pierce 2b, 1882–1884 0
  103. Dan Shannon 2b, 1889–1891 0
  104. Jouett Meekin p, 1891–1900 0
  105. Emmett Seery lf, 1884–1892 0
  106. Dude Esterbrook 3b, 1880–1891 0
  107. Alex Jones p, 1889–1903 0
  108. Sam LaRocque 2b, 1888–1891 0
  109. Harry Spies 1b, 1895 0
  110. Walt Preston 3b, 1895 0
  111. Sam Dungan rf, 1892–1901 0
  112. Ambrose McGann ss, 1895 0
  113. Topsy Hartsel lf, 1898–1911 0
  114. Clay Fauver p, 1899 0
  115. Curt Welch cf, 1884–1893 0
  116. Lou Sylvester lf, 1884–1887 0
  117. Al Mays p, 1885–1890 0
  118. Bill Hassamaer rf, 1894–1896 0
  119. Peek-A-Boo Veach 1b, 1884–1890 0
  120. Bill Kling p, 1891–1895 0
  121. Ducky Hemp cf, 1887–1890 0
  122. Mike Kelley 1b, 1899 0
  123. Pat Flaherty 3b, 1894 0
  124. Charlie Bohn cf, 1882 0
  125. Lee Viau p, 1888–1892 0
  126. Jack Crooks 2b, 1889–1898 0
  127. Dan Phelan 1b, 1890 0
  128. Dan Sweeney rf, 1895 0
  129. John Traffley rf, 1889 0
  130. Jack Darragh 1b, 1891 0
  131. Charles Fisher lf, 1889 0
  132. Tom Messitt c, 1899 0
  133. Harry Scherer cf, 1889 0
  134. Barry McCormick 3b, 1895–1904 0
  135. Bill Childers p, 1895 0
  136. Pat Pettee 2b, 1891 0
  137. Buttercup Dickerson lf, 1878–1885 0
  138. Ed Merrill 2b, 1882–1884 0
  139. Frank Freund c, 1896 0
  140. John Irwin 3b, 1882–1891 0
  141. Bill Merritt c, 1891–1899 0
  142. Tom Morrison 3b, 1895–1896 0
  143. Rudy Hulswitt ss, 1899–1910 0
  144. Harry McCaffery rf, 1882–1883 0
  145. Bob Clark c, 1886–1893 0
  146. Tom Stouch 2b, 1898 0
  147. Thomas Long rf, 1888 0
  148. Eddie Fusselback c, 1882–1888 0
  149. Lave Cross 3b, 1887–1907 0
  150. Joe Cross rf, 1888 0
  151. Jim Long lf, 1891–1893 0
  152. Harrison Peppers p, 1894 0
  153. Tacks Latimer c, 1898–1902 0
  154. Pete Weckbecker c, 1889–1890 0
  155. Harry Croft rf, 1899–1901 0
  156. Billy Taylor 3b, 1898 0
  157. Nick Reeder 3b, 1891 0
  158. Frank Martin 3b, 1897–1899 0
  159. Pop Smith 2b, 1880–1891 0
  160. George Fox 1b, 1891–1899 0
  161. Sleeper Sullivan c, 1881–1884 0
  162. Clarence Murphy lf, 1886 0
  163. Mike Gaule cf, 1889 0
  164. Gil Hatfield ss, 1885–1895 0
  165. Jerry Denny 3b, 1881–1894 0
  166. Tom Delahanty 3b, 1894–1897 0
  167. Ossee Schrecongost c, 1897–1908 0
  168. Harry Dooms rf, 1892 0
  169. Harry Smith 2b, 1877–1889 0
  170. Bob Langsford ss, 1899 0
  171. Jack Wentz 2b, 1891 0
  172. Pete Sweeney 3b, 1888–1890 0
  173. Sammy Strang 3b, 1896–1908 0
  174. George Borchers p, 1888–1895 0
  175. Kitty Brashear p, 1899 0
  176. Amos Booth c, 1876–1882 0
  177. Harry Maskrey cf, 1882 0
  178. John Dyler lf, 1882 0
  179. Charlie Krehmeyer c, 1884–1885 0
  180. Jack Heinzman 1b, 1886 0
  181. Tom Terrell c, 1886 0
  182. Bill Gleason ss, 1882–1889 0
  183. Jimmy Say 3b, 1882–1887 0
  184. Scoops Carey 1b, 1895–1903 0
  185. James Roseman cf, 1882–1890 0
  186. Irv Hach 2b, 1897 0
  187. John Richter 3b, 1898 0
  188. Grant Briggs c, 1890–1895 0
  189. Bill Anderson p, 1889 0
  190. George Treadway rf, 1893–1896 0
  191. Henry Easterday ss, 1884–1890 0
  192. Josh Clarke lf, 1898–1911 0
  193. Burley Bayer ss, 1899 0
  194. Ned Bligh c, 1886–1890 0
  195. Eddie Boyle c, 1896 0
  196. Walter Prince 1b, 1883–1884 0
  197. Joe Kostal p, 1896 0
  198. Harry Wilhelm p, 1899 0
  199. Charles Strick c, 1882 0
  200. Bill Hunter c, 1884 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 (34)
  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)