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1927 Louisville Colonels

1927 > Class AA > 1927 American Association
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Billy Meyer
Represented: Louisville, KY
Ballpark: Parkway Field  (Louisville, KY)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1926 / 1928

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Merito Acosta* 31 35 119 34 9 0 2 .286 .412 49
2 Leon Austin? -- 3 7 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
3 Luke Boone 37 55 188 51 5 2 1 .271 .335 63
4 John Brooks? -- 59 202 55 8 1 3 .272 .366 74
5 Hooks Cotter* 27 90 304 66 10 2 1 .217 .273 83
6 John Cross? -- 48 164 48 8 2 6 .293 .476 78
7 Nick Cullop* 39 28 49 6 0 0 0 .122 .122 6
8 Joe Dawson 30 10 21 4 0 1 0 .190 .286 6
9 Joe DeBerry* 30 38 87 19 3 0 1 .218 .287 25
10 Alfred Ellis? -- 102 296 100 22 2 5 .338 .476 141
11 Ewarts? -- 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
12 Ray Friday? -- 41 34 1 0 0 0 .029 .029 1
13 Art Funk 21 14 48 15 0 2 0 .313 .396 19
14 Thomas Gaffney? -- 65 221 57 10 2 0 .258 .321 71
15 Joe Guyon? 34 129 506 181 20 9 3 .358 .451 228
16 Ed Holley 27 28 62 14 4 1 0 .226 .323 20
17 Ernie Koob* 34 29 46 2 0 0 0 .043 .043 2
18 Stanley Lewan? -- 124 412 119 16 13 6 .289 .434 179
19 Hugh McMullen# 25 131 386 104 20 5 4 .269 .378 146
20 Billy Meyer 34 79 214 57 7 0 0 .266 .299 64
21 Mal Moss 22 18 51 8 2 0 0 .157 .196 10
22 Clarence Nachand 19 23 80 21 6 0 1 .263 .375 30
23 Joe Olivares 20 6 22 4 0 0 0 .182 .182 4
24 John Riffe? -- 69 271 74 9 4 2 .273 .358 97
25 Sy Rosenthal* 23 76 246 68 12 5 6 .276 .439 108
26 Don Rutherford? -- 93 340 92 18 5 3 .271 .379 129
27 Howie Shanks 36 45 159 35 4 0 0 .220 .245 39
28 Red Shannon# 30 169 657 191 24 8 1 .291 .356 234
29 Ed Sicking 30 118 459 139 25 5 1 .303 .386 177 Stats for 2 teams
30 Ben Tincup* 34 72 127 31 6 2 1 .244 .346 44
31 Otis Wicker? -- 15 22 6 0 0 0 .273 .273 6
32 Roy Wilkinson 34 45 55 15 6 1 1 .273 .473 26
32 Players 30.0
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Leon Austin? -- 2 1 .667 3 24.0 26 17 12 1.583 9.8 4.5
2 Nick Cullop* 39 4 10 .286 3.74 28 142.0 164 83 59 45 1.472 10.4 2.9
3 Joe Dawson 30 5 3 .625 4.35 10 60.0 60 43 29 25 1.417 9.0 3.8
4 Joe DeBerry 30 8 17 .320 5.10 36 231.0 309 161 131 45 1.532 12.0 1.8
5 Ray Friday? -- 3 12 .200 5.32 41 149.0 190 118 88 46 1.584 11.5 2.8
6 Ed Holley 27 6 11 .353 6.00 26 144.0 173 106 96 63 1.639 10.8 3.9
7 Ernie Koob* 34 9 10 .474 4.67 29 158.0 188 106 82 58 1.557 10.7 3.3
8 Mal Moss* 22 4 9 .308 4.57 17 136.0 147 80 69 57 1.500 9.7 3.8
9 Ben Tincup 34 16 15 .516 4.28 38 265.0 289 148 126 89 1.426 9.8 3.0
10 Otis Wicker? -- 1 2 .333 4.81 15 58.0 81 36 31 30 1.914 12.6 4.7
11 Roy Wilkinson 34 7 13 .350 3.97 43 145.0 164 80 64 66 1.586 10.2 4.1
11 Players 32.1
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Hugh McMullen 120 439 113 18 .968 4.60
Billy Meyer 68 237 53 11 .963 4.26

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hooks Cotter 90 873 66 23 .976 10.43
John Cross 43 384 4 10 .975 9.02

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ed Sicking 108 318 390 22 .970 6.56 Stats for 2 teams
Thomas Gaffney 44 106 140 8 .969 5.59

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Howie Shanks 44 42 85 10 .927 2.89
Don Rutherford 40 49 78 9 .934 3.18
Art Funk 14 18 18 5 .878 2.57

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Red Shannon 95 205 308 24 .955 5.40
Luke Boone 38 58 114 9 .950 4.53

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Guyon 124 285 10 12 .961 2.38
Stanley Lewan 79 186 14 6 .971 2.53
Sy Rosenthal 69 135 3 3 .979 2.00
John Riffe 68 134 17 11 .932 2.22
Alfred Ellis 65 143 7 7 .955 2.31
John Brooks 56 117 5 5 .961 2.18
Merito Acosta 35 80 3 4 .954 2.37
Clarence Nachand 23 60 5 5 .929 2.83

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Merito Acosta 31 L L 5' 7.0" 140 May 19, 1896 Bauta, CU
Leon Austin -- Unknown
Luke Boone 37 R R 5' 9.0" 160 May 6, 1890 Pittsburgh, PA, US
John Brooks -- Unknown
Hooks Cotter 27 L L 5' 10.0" 160 May 22, 1900 Holden, MO, US
John Cross -- Unknown
Nick Cullop 39 L L 5' 11.0" 172 Sep 17, 1887 Chilhowie, VA, US
Joe Dawson 30 R R 5' 11.0" 182 Mar 9, 1897 Bow, WA, US
Joe DeBerry 30 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Nov 29, 1896 Mount Gilead, NC, US
Alfred Ellis -- Unknown
Ewarts -- Unknown
Ray Friday -- Unknown
Art Funk 21 R R 5' 10.0" 155 Jul 4, 1905 Laconia, IN, US
Thomas Gaffney -- Unknown
Joe Guyon 34 6' 2.0" 200 Nov 26, 1892 White Earth Reservation, MN, US
Ed Holley 27 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jul 23, 1899 Benton, KY, US
Ernie Koob 34 L L 5' 10.0" 160 Sep 11, 1892 Keeler, MI, US
Stanley Lewan -- Unknown
Hugh McMullen 25 S R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 16, 1901 La Cygne, KS, US
Billy Meyer 34 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Jan 14, 1893 Knoxville, TN, US
Mal Moss 22 R L 6' 0.0" 175 Apr 18, 1905 Sullivan, IN, US
Clarence Nachand 19 R 5' 11.0" 185 Dec 29, 1907 KY, US
Joe Olivares 20 R R 5' 5.0" 150 Aug 1, 1906 La Habana, La Habana, CU
John Riffe -- Unknown
Sy Rosenthal 23 L L 5' 9.0" 165 Nov 13, 1903 Boston, MA, US
Don Rutherford -- Unknown
Howie Shanks 36 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 21, 1890 Chicago, IL, US
Red Shannon 30 S R 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 11, 1897 Jersey City, NJ, US
Ed Sicking 30 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Mar 30, 1897 St. Bernard, OH, US
Ben Tincup 34 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Apr 14, 1893 Adair, OK, US
Otis Wicker -- Unknown
Roy Wilkinson 34 R R 6' 1.0" 170 May 8, 1893 Canandaigua, NY, US

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