Louisville Colonels (1882-1899)

Also played as Louisville Eclipse.

200 Greatest Louisville Colonels

  1. Pete Browning lf, 1882-1894 70
  2. Guy Hecker p, 1882-1890 68
  3. Fred Clarke lf, 1894-1915 38
  4. Chicken Wolf rf, 1882-1892 34
  5. Toad Ramsey p, 1885-1890 33
  6. Bert Cunningham p, 1887-1901 25
  7. Scott Stratton p, 1888-1895 24
  8. Honus Wagner ss, 1897-1917 19
  9. Harry Taylor 1b, 1890-1893 13
  10. John Kerins 1b, 1884-1890 13
  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 8
  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. Dummy 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. Warren Fitzgerald p, 1891-1892 5
  31. Ben Sanders p, 1888-1892 5
  32. Chief 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. John Reccius cf, 1882-1883 1
  80. Jack Glasscock ss, 1879-1895 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 1882 0
  125. Lee Viau p, 1888-1892 0
  126. Dan Sweeney rf, 1895 0
  127. Jack Crooks 2b, 1889-1898 0
  128. John Traffley rf, 1889 0
  129. Dan Phelan 1b, 1890 0
  130. Charles Fisher lf, 1889 0
  131. Jack Darragh 1b, 1891 0
  132. Tom Messitt c, 1899 0
  133. Barry McCormick 3b, 1895-1904 0
  134. Harry Scherer cf, 1889 0
  135. Ed Merrill 2b, 1882-1884 0
  136. Buttercup Dickerson lf, 1878-1885 0
  137. Frank Freund c, 1896 0
  138. Pat Pettee 2b, 1891 0
  139. Bob Clark c, 1886-1893 0
  140. Rudy Hulswitt ss, 1899-1910 0
  141. John Irwin 3b, 1882-1891 0
  142. Bill Childers p, 1895 0
  143. Tom Morrison 3b, 1895-1896 0
  144. Harry McCaffery rf, 1882-1883 0
  145. Bill Merritt c, 1891-1899 0
  146. Long rf, 1888 0
  147. Tom Stouch 2b, 1898 0
  148. Eddie Fusselback c, 1882-1888 0
  149. Joe Cross rf, 1888 0
  150. Lave Cross 3b, 1887-1907 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. Billy Taylor 3b, 1898 0
  156. Harry Croft rf, 1899-1901 0
  157. Nick Reeder 3b, 1891 0
  158. Frank Martin 3b, 1897-1899 0
  159. Pop Smith 2b, 1880-1891 0
  160. Sleeper Sullivan c, 1881-1884 0
  161. George Fox 1b, 1891-1899 0
  162. Mike Gaule cf, 1889 0
  163. Clarence Murphy lf, 1886 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. John Dyler lf, 1882 0
  177. Harry Maskrey cf, 1882 0
  178. Amos Booth c, 1876-1882 0
  179. Jack Heinzman 1b, 1886 0
  180. Charlie Krehmeyer c, 1884-1885 0
  181. Tom Terrell 1886 0
  182. Bill Gleason ss, 1882-1889 0
  183. Jimmy Say 3b, 1882-1887 0
  184. Scoops Carey 1b, 1895-1903 0
  185. Chief 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. Harry Wilhelm p, 1899 0
  198. Joe Kostal p, 1896 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: Harry Taylor (13)
  3. 2B: Reddy Mack (11)
  4. 3B: Billy Clingman (6)
  5. SS: Honus Wagner (19)
  6. LF: Pete Browning (70)
  7. CF: Dummy Hoy (7)
  8. RF: Chicken Wolf (34)
  9. P: Guy Hecker (68)

Bench

  1. LF: Fred Clarke (38)
  2. 1B: John Kerins (13)
  3. 2B: Hub Collins (8)
  4. 2B: Fred Pfeffer (8)
  5. SS: Phil Tomney (8)
  6. 2B: Joe Gerhardt (8)
  7. RF: Tom McCreery (7)

Bullpen

  1. P: Toad Ramsey (33)
  2. P: Bert Cunningham (25)
  3. P: Scott Stratton (24)
  4. P: Tony Mullane (11)
  5. P: George Hemming (10)
  6. P: Red Ehret (9)
  7. P: Jock Menefee (7)
  8. P: Pete Dowling (7)
  9. P: Deacon Phillippe (7)