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1929 Louisville Colonels

1929 > Class AA > 1929 American Association
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Allan Sothoron
Represented: Louisville, KY
Ballpark: Parkway Field  (Louisville, KY)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1928 / 1930

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 Boom-Boom Beck 24 9 7 2 0 1 0 .286 .571 4
2 Joe Bird# 26 20 28 11 1 1 0 .393 .500 14
3 Dud Branom* 31 151 597 198 35 8 17 .332 .503 300
4 Earl Browne* 18 7 13 2 0 0 0 .154 .154 2
5 Ed Corey 34 3 6 1 0 0 0 .167 .167 1
6 Larry Creson? -- 47 34 7 1 0 0 .206 .235 8
7 Nick Cullop* 41 6 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
8 Joe DeBerry* 32 42 70 16 3 0 0 .229 .271 19
9 Art Funk 23 36 108 27 1 3 1 .250 .343 37
10 Babe Ganzel 28 157 568 183 31 15 2 .322 .440 250
11 Chappie Geygan 26 138 498 144 27 8 9 .289 .430 214 Stats for 3 teams
12 Ivy Griffin* 32 97 351 115 22 4 5 .328 .456 160 Stats for 2 teams
13 Billy Herman 19 24 93 30 3 4 1 .323 .473 44
14 Dick Loftus* 28 94 280 78 15 5 1 .279 .379 106
15 Rolla Mapel* 39 25 20 1 0 0 0 .050 .050 1
16 Larry Merville* 24 21 76 24 2 2 0 .316 .395 30
17 Mal Moss 24 52 90 17 1 0 0 .189 .200 18
18 Clarence Nachand 21 4 4 2 0 0 0 .500 .500 2
19 Mickey O'Neil 31 27 39 11 2 0 1 .282 .410 16
20 Joe Olivares 22 150 566 161 22 6 2 .284 .355 201
21 Red Shannon# 32 95 323 95 15 3 0 .294 .359 116
22 Ed Sicking 32 148 593 184 22 8 2 .310 .384 228
23 Mel Simons* 28 150 630 214 27 13 7 .340 .457 288
24 Elmer Smith* 36 156 594 169 28 10 25 .285 .492 292
25 Bernard Tesmer? -- 76 192 49 9 1 2 .255 .344 66 Stats for 2 teams
26 Carl Thomas? -- 4 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1
27 Ray Thompson 25 143 464 129 19 9 5 .278 .390 181
28 Ben Tincup* 36 50 77 25 2 0 1 .325 .390 30
29 Tony Welzer 30 34 65 7 0 0 0 .108 .108 7
30 Roy Wilkinson 36 37 47 13 2 1 0 .277 .362 17
31 Guy Williams? 28 44 78 14 3 1 0 .179 .244 19
31 Players 28.9
* - 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 Boom-Boom Beck 24 1 3 .250 5.00 8 18.0 28 11 10 13 2.278 14.0 6.5
2 Earl Browne* 18 2 2 .500 5 28.0 39 10 1.750 12.5 3.2
3 Larry Creson? -- 3 5 .375 5.52 38 106.0 127 88 65 87 2.019 10.8 7.4
4 Nick Cullop* 41 0 0 6 14.0 15 4 1.357 9.6 2.6
5 Joe DeBerry 32 13 10 .565 4.76 40 208.0 265 124 110 43 1.481 11.5 1.9
6 Rolla Mapel* 39 2 7 .222 4.85 25 78.0 98 61 42 27 1.603 11.3 3.1
7 Mal Moss* 24 9 18 .333 4.80 43 274.0 320 170 146 110 1.569 10.5 3.6
8 Clarence Nachand? 21 0 0 3 4.0 8 6 3.500 18.0 13.5
9 Earl Ober? -- 0 0 2 4.0 7 1 2.000 15.8 2.2
10 Carl Thomas? -- 0 0 4 10.0 19 7 2.600 17.1 6.3
11 Ben Tincup 36 7 16 .304 5.44 33 172.0 219 133 104 61 1.628 11.5 3.2
12 Tony Welzer 30 10 13 .435 4.73 33 211.0 246 128 111 50 1.403 10.5 2.1
13 Roy Wilkinson 36 12 7 .632 4.00 37 144.0 177 91 64 50 1.576 11.1 3.1
14 Guy Williams? 28 16 9 .640 4.83 43 218.0 232 131 117 126 1.642 9.6 5.2
14 Players 31.1
* - 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
Ray Thompson 133 467 115 17 .972 4.38
Bernard Tesmer 67 204 44 12 .954 3.70 Stats for 2 teams
Joe Bird 16 41 10 0 1.000 3.19
Mickey O'Neil 10 20 3 2 .920 2.30

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dud Branom 147 1419 66 19 .987 10.10
Ivy Griffin 83 785 40 13 .984 9.94 Stats for 2 teams

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ed Sicking 143 347 471 27 .968 5.72
Billy Herman 24 72 85 7 .957 6.54

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chappie Geygan 82 89 130 18 .924 2.67 Stats for 3 teams
Red Shannon 70 77 132 26 .889 2.99
Art Funk 17 9 42 4 .927 3.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Olivares 149 338 470 49 .943 5.42

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Elmer Smith 154 314 19 17 .951 2.16
Mel Simons 145 414 15 9 .979 2.96
Babe Ganzel 109 255 16 5 .982 2.49
Dick Loftus 70 162 5 4 .977 2.39
Larry Merville 21 47 3 2 .962 2.38

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mal Moss 43 0.00
Guy Williams 43 0.00
Joe DeBerry 40 0.00
Larry Creson 38 0.00
Roy Wilkinson 37 0.00
Ben Tincup 33 0.00
Tony Welzer 33 0.00
Rolla Mapel 25 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Boom-Boom Beck 24 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Oct 16, 1904 Decatur, IL, US
Joe Bird 26 S 5' 10.0" 165 Oct 3, 1902
Dud Branom 31 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Nov 30, 1897 Sulphur Springs, TX, US
Earl Browne 18 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Mar 5, 1911 Louisville, KY, US
Ed Corey 34 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Jul 13, 1894 Chicago, IL, US
Larry Creson -- Unknown
Nick Cullop 41 L L 5' 11.0" 172 Sep 17, 1887 Chilhowie, VA, US
Joe DeBerry 32 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Nov 29, 1896 Mount Gilead, NC, US
Art Funk 23 R R 5' 10.0" 155 Jul 4, 1905 Laconia, IN, US
Babe Ganzel 28 R R 5' 10.0" 172 May 22, 1901 Malden, MA, US
Chappie Geygan 26 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jun 3, 1903 Ironton, OH, US
Ivy Griffin 32 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Nov 16, 1896 Thomasville, AL, US
Billy Herman 19 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 7, 1909 New Albany, IN, US
Dick Loftus 28 L R 6' 0.0" 155 Mar 7, 1901 Concord, MA, US
Rolla Mapel 39 L L 5' 11.0" 165 Mar 9, 1890 Lee's Summit, MO, US
Larry Merville 24 L L 5' 11.0" 184 Jan 20, 1905 TX, US
Mal Moss 24 R L 6' 0.0" 175 Apr 18, 1905 Sullivan, IN, US
Clarence Nachand 21 R 5' 11.0" 185 Dec 29, 1907 KY, US
Mickey O'Neil 31 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Apr 12, 1898 St. Louis, MO, US
Earl Ober -- Unknown
Joe Olivares 22 R R 5' 5.0" 150 Aug 1, 1906 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Red Shannon 32 S R 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 11, 1897 Jersey City, NJ, US
Ed Sicking 32 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Mar 30, 1897 St. Bernard, OH, US
Mel Simons 28 L R 5' 10.0" 175 Jul 1, 1900 Carlyle, IL, US
Elmer Smith 36 L R 5' 10.0" 165 Sep 21, 1892 Erie County, OH, US
Bernard Tesmer -- Unknown
Carl Thomas -- Unknown
Ray Thompson 25 R R 5' 11.0" 185 May 8, 1904 Milwaukee, WI, US
Ben Tincup 36 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Apr 14, 1893 Adair, OK, US
Tony Welzer 30 R R 5' 11.0" 160 Apr 5, 1899 DE
Roy Wilkinson 36 R R 6' 1.0" 170 May 8, 1893 Canandaigua, NY, US
Guy Williams 28 Nov 24, 1900 Quanan, TX, US

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