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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
1Merito Acosta*321632551001.156.18860
2Leon Austin?--410000.000.0000
3Joe Bird#256416610484201.289.337563Stats for 2 teams
4Dud Branom*3017072565969204331117113821.310.353.470.823310622
5Earl Browne*173111100.091.1822
6Larry Creson?--2527350100.185.25970
7Nick Cullop*402535271000.200.22983
8Wayland Dean#261916241100.250.43872
9Joe DeBerry*3152968210000.219.219216
10Alfred Ellis?--221000.500.5001
11Art Funk221465675235912511111172331.239.280.308.588161714
12Babe Ganzel27793492765089216154620.322.425.453.878125324
13Joe Guyon?3525799193301.241.354282
14Everett Henegar?--483100.375.5004
15Billy Herman184155110.333.5338
16Nap Kloza241640441001.100.12554
17Ernie Koob*353959251000.085.10264
18Dick Loftus*271637416551051852661155025.282.345.345.6902261323
19Larry Merville*23301039225110.214.311325
20Billy Meyer3535844235201.274.381321
21Mal Moss235483681000.096.108910
22Clarence Nachand201525504785210821591247106.226.307.347.654166916
23Joe Olivares21156579537521622120212326.302.333.348.681187217
24John Riffe?--1126481201.308.500131
25Don Rutherford?--9324422537101.217.254626
26Red Shannon#311012702422470111102321.289.351.355.7068605
27Ginger Shinault351143663073672112224534.235.338.303.64193311Stats for 2 teams
28Ed Sicking311687366581142423841145525.368.418.442.860291221
29Oscar Siemer269233100.130.1744
30Rudy Sommers#4135585162000.276.310180
31Ray Thompson241033383022483136202322.275.326.377.704114013Stats for 2 teams
32Ben Tincup*35601007174200.170.250253
33Roy Wilkinson3540724122100.167.222163
33 Players27.4
* - 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
1Leon Austin?--0048.011122.87512.413.5
2Earl Browne*1701.00019.02002.22220.00.0
3Larry Creson?--36.3335.112174.09357424022531.79711.
4Nick Cullop*4026.2504.0925110.012364502824031.37310.
5Wayland Dean2601.000415.02282.00013.24.8
6Joe DeBerry311119.3673.9341268.03341281173858811.38811.
7Everett Henegar?--101.000422.03661.90914.72.5
8Ernie Koob*35717.2925.4939187.02491421146754841.69012.
9Mal Moss*231022.3134.3646262.0305157127117866111.61110.
10Rudy Sommers*4128.2004.3628126.014078613827711.41310.
11Ben Tincup351410.5833.4238208.022997795587711.3659.
12Roy Wilkinson351216.4293.4137214.022489816685611.3559.
12 Players33.2
* - 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


Ginger Shinault9526270198.9463.499Stats for 2 teams
Ray Thompson8829068148.9624.079Stats for 2 teams
Joe Bird571585783.9643.776Stats for 2 teams
Billy Meyer30811731.9703.272


Dud Branom17016336916130.99110.01


Ed Sicking16641551228105.9715.58


Art Funk1331222763330.9232.99
Red Shannon49467896.9322.53


Joe Olivares1523394564080.9525.23
Don Rutherford313475313.9733.52


Dick Loftus16342916131.9722.73
Clarence Nachand14935218183.9542.48
Babe Ganzel791701172.9632.29
Don Rutherford5078643.9551.68
Larry Merville2971130.9602.48
Joe Guyon2042231.9362.20
Nap Kloza15300001.0002.00
Merito Acosta12112011.0001.08
Red Shannon1016010.9411.60


Mal Moss4685662.9141.39
Joe DeBerry41750021.0001.39
Ernie Koob3956112.9851.69
Ben Tincup3863111.9740.97
Roy Wilkinson3754120.9581.24
Rudy Sommers2812920.9381.07
Nick Cullop2522621.9331.12
Larry Creson2132122.9231.14

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Merito Acosta32LL5' 7.0"140May 19, 1896Bauta, CU
Leon Austin--Unknown
Joe Bird25S5' 10.0"165Oct 3, 1902
Dud Branom30LL6' 1.0"190Nov 30, 1897Sulphur Springs, TX, US
Earl Browne17LL6' 0.0"175Mar 5, 1911Louisville, KY, US
Larry Creson--Unknown
Nick Cullop40LL5' 11.0"172Sep 17, 1887Chilhowie, VA, US
Wayland Dean26SR6' 1.0"178Jun 20, 1902Richwood, WV, US
Joe DeBerry31LR6' 1.0"175Nov 29, 1896Mount Gilead, NC, US
Alfred Ellis--Unknown
Art Funk22RR5' 10.0"155Jul 4, 1905Laconia, IN, US
Babe Ganzel27RR5' 10.0"172May 22, 1901Malden, MA, US
Joe Guyon356' 2.0"200Nov 26, 1892White Earth Reservation, MN, US
Everett Henegar--Unknown
Billy Herman18RR5' 11.0"180Jul 7, 1909New Albany, IN, US
Nap Kloza24RR5' 11.0"180Sep 7, 1903PL
Ernie Koob35LL5' 10.0"160Sep 11, 1892Keeler, MI, US
Dick Loftus27LR6' 0.0"155Mar 7, 1901Concord, MA, US
Larry Merville23LL5' 11.0"184Jan 20, 1905TX, US
Billy Meyer35RR5' 9.0"170Jan 14, 1893Knoxville, TN, US
Mal Moss23RL6' 0.0"175Apr 18, 1905Sullivan, IN, US
Clarence Nachand20R5' 11.0"185Dec 29, 1907KY, US
Joe Olivares21RR5' 5.0"150Aug 1, 1906La Habana, La Habana, CU
John Riffe--Unknown
Don Rutherford--Unknown
Red Shannon31SR5' 11.0"170Feb 11, 1897Jersey City, NJ, US
Ginger Shinault35RR5' 11.0"170Sep 7, 1892Benton, AR, US
Ed Sicking31RR5' 9.0"165Mar 30, 1897St. Bernard, OH, US
Oscar Siemer26RR5' 9.0"162Aug 14, 1901St. Louis, MO, US
Rudy Sommers41SL5' 11.0"165Oct 30, 1886Cincinnati, OH, US
Ray Thompson24RR5' 11.0"185May 8, 1904Milwaukee, WI, US
Ben Tincup35LR6' 1.0"180Apr 14, 1893Adair, OK, US
Roy Wilkinson35RR6' 1.0"170May 8, 1893Canandaigua, NY, US

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