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1923 Louisville Colonels

1923 > Class AA > 1923 American Association
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Joe McCarthy
Represented: Louisville, KY
Ballpark: Parkway Field  (Louisville, KY)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1922 / 1924

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* 27 54 209 54 12 5 1 .258 .378 79
2 Pelham Ballenger 29 131 487 138 25 7 5 .283 .394 192
3 Bruno Betzel 28 161 663 194 42 7 3 .293 .391 259
4 Lyle Bigbee* 29 70 151 45 6 4 0 .298 .391 59 Stats for 2 teams
5 Tony Brottem 32 90 263 71 11 7 1 .270 .376 99
6 Earle Combs* 24 166 634 241 46 15 14 .380 .566 359
7 Sam Covington* 28 158 560 145 32 12 10 .259 .413 231
8 Nick Cullop* 35 38 86 13 0 1 1 .151 .209 18
9 Wayland Dean# 21 38 90 17 4 0 0 .189 .233 21
10 Joe DeBerry* 26 46 86 22 4 1 0 .256 .326 28
11 Tom Estell? 26 32 32 5 0 0 0 .156 .156 5
12 Joseph Hamel? -- 98 289 63 8 9 1 .218 .318 92
13 Ed Holley 23 16 20 7 1 1 0 .350 .500 10
14 Ernie Koob* 30 38 74 12 1 1 0 .162 .203 15
15 Marson? -- 24 69 22 1 0 0 .319 .333 23
16 Sam Mayer 30 74 299 93 15 6 3 .311 .431 129
17 Emmet McCann 21 74 299 93 15 6 3 .311 .431 129
18 Billy Meyer 30 113 329 90 8 3 0 .274 .316 104
19 Joe Schepner 27 159 556 154 13 5 1 .277 .324 180
20 Red Shannon# 26 171 620 183 30 12 4 .295 .402 249
21 Allan Sothoron# 30 27 32 5 0 1 0 .156 .219 7
22 Ben Tincup* 30 73 129 39 4 5 1 .302 .434 56
23 Jim Viox 32 31 100 33 7 0 1 .330 .430 43
23 Players 27.5
* - 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 Marty Baylin? 23 0 1 .000 2
2 Lyle Bigbee 29 2 3 .400 7.32 19 91.0 126 86 74 61 2.055 12.5 6.0 Stats for 2 teams
3 Nick Cullop* 35 17 14 .548 3.64 38 242.0 272 113 98 65 1.393 10.1 2.4
4 Wayland Dean 21 21 8 .724 3.27 36 259.0 251 118 94 113 1.405 8.7 3.9
5 Joe DeBerry 26 14 9 .609 4.08 45 236.0 256 135 107 83 1.436 9.8 3.2
6 Tom Estell 26 4 5 .444 7.05 31 97.0 140 89 76 41 1.866 13.0 3.8
7 Ed Holley 23 3 3 .500 5.62 16 72.0 84 50 45 28 1.556 10.5 3.5
8 Ernie Koob* 30 9 12 .429 4.42 37 216.0 249 124 106 88 1.560 10.4 3.7
9 Allan Sothoron 30 6 9 .400 4.67 26 108.0 112 71 56 57 1.565 9.3 4.8
10 Ben Tincup 30 17 16 .515 4.04 43 252.0 260 124 113 81 1.353 9.3 2.9
10 Players 28.0
* - 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
Billy Meyer 97 348 95 13 .971 4.57
Tony Brottem 82 310 73 5 .987 4.67

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Sam Covington 153 1515 85 20 .988 10.46

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bruno Betzel 159 445 561 36 .965 6.33

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Schepner 154 156 318 23 .954 3.08

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Red Shannon 171 326 524 56 .938 4.97

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Earle Combs 166 373 13 18 .955 2.33
Pelham Ballenger 94 182 11 14 .932 2.05
Joseph Hamel 89 185 19 20 .911 2.29
Sam Mayer 56 111 8 5 .960 2.13
Merito Acosta 54 116 5 7 .945 2.24
Lyle Bigbee 31 51 2 9 .855 1.71 Stats for 2 teams
Jim Viox 24 38 3 1 .976 1.71
Marson 16 28 32 2 .968 3.75

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Merito Acosta 27 L L 5' 7.0" 140 May 19, 1896 Bauta, CU
Pelham Ballenger 29 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Feb 6, 1894 Gilreath Mill, SC, US
Marty Baylin 23 Sep 1, 1899 Ramey, PA, US
Bruno Betzel 28 R R 5' 9.0" 158 Dec 6, 1894 Chattanooga, OH, US
Lyle Bigbee 29 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 22, 1893 Waterloo, OR, US
Tony Brottem 32 R R 6' 0.0" 176 Apr 30, 1891 Halstad, MN, US
Earle Combs 24 L R 6' 0.0" 185 May 14, 1899 Pebworth, KY, US
Sam Covington 28 L R 6' 1.0" 190 Nov 18, 1894 Denison, TX, US
Nick Cullop 35 L L 5' 11.0" 172 Sep 17, 1887 Chilhowie, VA, US
Wayland Dean 21 S R 6' 1.0" 178 Jun 20, 1902 Richwood, WV, US
Joe DeBerry 26 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Nov 29, 1896 Mount Gilead, NC, US
Tom Estell 26 R 6' 0.0" 175 1897
Joseph Hamel -- Unknown
Ed Holley 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Jul 23, 1899 Benton, KY, US
Ernie Koob 30 L L 5' 10.0" 160 Sep 11, 1892 Keeler, MI, US
Marson -- Unknown
Sam Mayer 30 R L 5' 10.0" 164 Feb 28, 1893 Atlanta, GA, US
Emmet McCann 21 R R 5' 11.0" 150 Mar 4, 1902 Philadelphia, PA, US
Billy Meyer 30 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Jan 14, 1893 Knoxville, TN, US
Joe Schepner 27 R R 5' 10.0" 160 Aug 10, 1895 Aliquippa, PA, US
Red Shannon 26 S R 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 11, 1897 Jersey City, NJ, US
Allan Sothoron 30 S R 5' 11.0" 182 Apr 27, 1893 Bradford, OH, US
Ben Tincup 30 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Apr 14, 1893 Adair, OK, US
Jim Viox 32 R R 5' 7.0" 150 Dec 30, 1890 Lockland, OH, US
Clarence Weldon -- Unknown

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