From BR Bullpen
Philip Howard Tomney (Buster)
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 7", Weight 155 lb.
- Debut September 7, 1888
- Final Game October 14, 1890
- Born July 17, 1863 in Reading, PA USA
- Died March 18, 1892 in Reading, PA USA
 Biographical Information
Phil "Buster" Tomney played shortstop for three years with the Louisville Colonels. He was a regular in 1889-90.
Tomney's team went 27-111 in 1889. More than half of the starting position players turned over, but Tomney was one who stayed when the 1890 team went 88-44 to win the pennant.
In 1891 he played for Lincoln.
He died young in March 1892 from a lung infection.