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1928 Louisville Colonels

1928 > Class AA > 1928 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: 1927 / 1929

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* 32 16 32 5 5 1 0 0 1 .156 .188 6 0
2 Leon Austin? -- 4 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
3 Joe Bird# 25 64 166 10 48 4 2 0 1 .289 .337 56 3 Stats for 2 teams
4 Dud Branom* 30 170 725 659 69 204 33 11 17 11 38 21 .310 .353 .470 .823 310 6 22
5 Earl Browne* 17 3 11 1 1 0 0 .091 .182 2
6 Larry Creson? -- 25 27 3 5 0 1 0 0 .185 .259 7 0
7 Nick Cullop* 40 25 35 2 7 1 0 0 0 .200 .229 8 3
8 Wayland Dean# 26 19 16 2 4 1 1 0 0 .250 .438 7 2
9 Joe DeBerry* 31 52 96 8 21 0 0 0 0 .219 .219 21 6
10 Alfred Ellis? -- 2 2 1 0 0 0 .500 .500 1
11 Art Funk 22 146 567 523 59 125 11 11 1 17 23 31 .239 .280 .308 .588 161 7 14
12 Babe Ganzel 27 79 349 276 50 89 21 6 1 5 46 20 .322 .425 .453 .878 125 3 24
13 Joe Guyon? 35 25 79 9 19 3 3 0 1 .241 .354 28 2
14 Everett Henegar? -- 4 8 3 1 0 0 .375 .500 4
15 Billy Herman 18 4 15 5 1 1 0 .333 .533 8
16 Nap Kloza 24 16 40 4 4 1 0 0 1 .100 .125 5 4
17 Ernie Koob* 35 39 59 2 5 1 0 0 0 .085 .102 6 4
18 Dick Loftus* 27 163 741 655 105 185 26 6 1 15 50 25 .282 .345 .345 .690 226 13 23
19 Larry Merville* 23 30 103 9 22 5 1 1 0 .214 .311 32 5
20 Billy Meyer 35 35 84 4 23 5 2 0 1 .274 .381 32 1
21 Mal Moss 23 54 83 6 8 1 0 0 0 .096 .108 9 10
22 Clarence Nachand 20 152 550 478 52 108 21 5 9 12 47 106 .226 .307 .347 .654 166 9 16
23 Joe Olivares 21 156 579 537 52 162 21 2 0 21 23 26 .302 .333 .348 .681 187 2 17
24 John Riffe? -- 11 26 4 8 1 2 0 1 .308 .500 13 1
25 Don Rutherford? -- 93 244 22 53 7 1 0 1 .217 .254 62 6
26 Red Shannon# 31 101 270 242 24 70 11 1 1 0 23 21 .289 .351 .355 .706 86 0 5
27 Ginger Shinault 35 114 366 307 36 72 11 2 2 2 45 34 .235 .338 .303 .641 93 3 11 Stats for 2 teams
28 Ed Sicking 31 168 736 658 114 242 38 4 1 14 55 25 .368 .418 .442 .860 291 2 21
29 Oscar Siemer 26 9 23 3 1 0 0 .130 .174 4
30 Rudy Sommers# 40 35 58 5 16 2 0 0 0 .276 .310 18 0
31 Ray Thompson 24 103 338 302 24 83 13 6 2 0 23 22 .275 .326 .377 .704 114 0 13 Stats for 2 teams
32 Ben Tincup* 35 60 100 7 17 4 2 0 0 .170 .250 25 3
33 Roy Wilkinson 35 40 72 4 12 2 1 0 0 .167 .222 16 3
33 Players 27.4
* - 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? -- 0 0 4 8.0 11 12 2.875 12.4 13.5
2 Earl Browne* 17 0 1 .000 1 9.0 20 0 2.222 20.0 0.0
3 Larry Creson? -- 3 6 .333 5.11 21 74.0 93 57 42 40 22 5 3 1.797 11.3 4.9 2.7 0.55
4 Nick Cullop* 40 2 6 .250 4.09 25 110.0 123 64 50 28 24 0 3 1.373 10.1 2.3 2.0 0.86
5 Wayland Dean 26 0 1 .000 4 15.0 22 8 2.000 13.2 4.8
6 Joe DeBerry 31 11 19 .367 3.93 41 268.0 334 128 117 38 58 8 1 1.388 11.2 1.3 1.9 1.53
7 Everett Henegar? -- 1 0 1.000 4 22.0 36 6 1.909 14.7 2.5
8 Ernie Koob* 35 7 17 .292 5.49 39 187.0 249 142 114 67 54 8 4 1.690 12.0 3.2 2.6 0.81
9 Mal Moss* 23 10 22 .313 4.36 46 262.0 305 157 127 117 86 6 11 1.611 10.5 4.0 3.0 0.74
10 Rudy Sommers* 40 2 8 .200 4.36 28 126.0 140 78 61 38 27 7 1 1.413 10.0 2.7 1.9 0.71
11 Ben Tincup 35 14 10 .583 3.42 38 208.0 229 97 79 55 87 7 1 1.365 9.9 2.4 3.8 1.58
12 Roy Wilkinson 35 12 16 .429 3.41 37 214.0 224 89 81 66 85 6 1 1.355 9.4 2.8 3.6 1.29
12 Players 33.1
* - 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
Ginger Shinault 95 262 70 19 8 .946 3.49 9 Stats for 2 teams
Ray Thompson 88 290 68 14 8 .962 4.07 9 Stats for 2 teams
Joe Bird 57 158 57 8 3 .964 3.77 6 Stats for 2 teams
Billy Meyer 30 81 17 3 1 .970 3.27 2

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dud Branom 170 1633 69 16 130 .991 10.01

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ed Sicking 166 415 512 28 105 .971 5.58

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Art Funk 133 122 276 33 30 .923 2.99
Red Shannon 49 46 78 9 6 .932 2.53

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Olivares 152 339 456 40 80 .952 5.23
Don Rutherford 31 34 75 3 13 .973 3.52

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Loftus 163 429 16 13 1 .972 2.73
Clarence Nachand 149 352 18 18 3 .954 2.48
Babe Ganzel 79 170 11 7 2 .963 2.29
Don Rutherford 50 78 6 4 3 .955 1.68
Larry Merville 29 71 1 3 0 .960 2.48
Joe Guyon 20 42 2 3 1 .936 2.20
Nap Kloza 15 30 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
Merito Acosta 12 11 2 0 1 1.000 1.08
Red Shannon 10 16 0 1 0 .941 1.60

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mal Moss 46 8 56 6 2 .914 1.39
Joe DeBerry 41 7 50 0 2 1.000 1.39
Ernie Koob 39 5 61 1 2 .985 1.69
Ben Tincup 38 6 31 1 1 .974 0.97
Roy Wilkinson 37 5 41 2 0 .958 1.24
Rudy Sommers 28 1 29 2 0 .938 1.07
Nick Cullop 25 2 26 2 1 .933 1.12
Larry Creson 21 3 21 2 2 .923 1.14

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Merito Acosta 32 L L 5' 7.0" 140 May 19, 1896 Bauta, CU
Leon Austin -- Unknown
Joe Bird 25 S 5' 10.0" 165 Oct 3, 1902
Dud Branom 30 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Nov 30, 1897 Sulphur Springs, TX, US
Earl Browne 17 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 5, 1911 Louisville, KY, US
Larry Creson -- Unknown
Nick Cullop 40 L L 5' 11.0" 172 Sep 17, 1887 Chilhowie, VA, US
Wayland Dean 26 S R 6' 1.0" 178 Jun 20, 1902 Richwood, WV, US
Joe DeBerry 31 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Nov 29, 1896 Mount Gilead, NC, US
Alfred Ellis -- Unknown
Art Funk 22 R R 5' 10.0" 155 Jul 4, 1905 Laconia, IN, US
Babe Ganzel 27 R R 5' 10.0" 172 May 22, 1901 Malden, MA, US
Joe Guyon 35 6' 2.0" 200 Nov 26, 1892 White Earth Reservation, MN, US
Everett Henegar -- Unknown
Billy Herman 18 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 7, 1909 New Albany, IN, US
Nap Kloza 24 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 7, 1903 PL
Ernie Koob 35 L L 5' 10.0" 160 Sep 11, 1892 Keeler, MI, US
Dick Loftus 27 L R 6' 0.0" 155 Mar 7, 1901 Concord, MA, US
Larry Merville 23 L L 5' 11.0" 184 Jan 20, 1905 TX, US
Billy Meyer 35 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Jan 14, 1893 Knoxville, TN, US
Mal Moss 23 R L 6' 0.0" 175 Apr 18, 1905 Sullivan, IN, US
Clarence Nachand 20 R 5' 11.0" 185 Dec 29, 1907 KY, US
Joe Olivares 21 R R 5' 5.0" 150 Aug 1, 1906 La Habana, La Habana, CU
John Riffe -- Unknown
Don Rutherford -- Unknown
Red Shannon 31 S R 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 11, 1897 Jersey City, NJ, US
Ginger Shinault 35 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Sep 7, 1892 Benton, AR, US
Ed Sicking 31 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Mar 30, 1897 St. Bernard, OH, US
Oscar Siemer 26 R R 5' 9.0" 162 Aug 14, 1901 St. Louis, MO, US
Rudy Sommers 40 S L 5' 11.0" 165 Oct 30, 1887 Cincinnati, OH, US
Ray Thompson 24 R R 5' 11.0" 185 May 8, 1904 Milwaukee, WI, US
Ben Tincup 35 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Apr 14, 1893 Adair, OK, US
Roy Wilkinson 35 R R 6' 1.0" 170 May 8, 1893 Canandaigua, NY, US

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