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1887 Louisville Colonels

1887 > Class Major League > 1887 American Association
Overall: 76-60
Scored 956 runs, Allowed 854 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 75-61

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Kick Kelly
Represented: Louisville, KY
Ballpark: Eclipse Park (I) (Louisville, KY)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1886 / 1888

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 Pete Browning 26 134 610 547 137 220 35 16 4 118 103 55 39 .402 .464 .547 1.011 299 8
2 Ice Box Chamberlain 19 37 143 131 14 26 1 1 1 16 2 12 13 .198 .266 .244 .510 32 0
3 Hub Collins 23 130 600 559 122 162 22 8 1 66 71 39 33 .290 .338 .363 .701 203 2
4 Paul Cook 24 61 238 223 34 55 4 2 0 17 15 11 25 .247 .294 .283 .577 63 4
5 Amos Cross? 27 8 29 28 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .107 .138 .107 .245 3 0
6 Lave Cross 21 54 219 203 32 54 8 3 0 26 15 15 14 .266 .320 .335 .655 68 1
7 Guy Hecker 31 91 407 370 89 118 21 6 4 50 48 31 38 .319 .381 .441 .821 163 6
8 Ducky Hemp? 24 1 4 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .500 .667 1.167 2 0
9 John Kerins 28 112 516 476 101 140 18 19 5 57 49 38 26 .294 .349 .443 .792 211 2
10 Reddy Mack 21 128 566 478 117 147 23 8 1 69 22 83 63 .308 .415 .395 .811 189 5
11 Joe Neale 21 5 22 19 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 .053 .182 .053 .234 1 0
12 Toad Ramsey 22 65 244 225 19 43 4 0 0 24 2 19 9 .191 .254 .209 .463 47 0
13 Peek-A-Boo Veach? 25 1 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0
14 Joe Werrick 25 136 574 533 90 152 21 13 7 99 49 38 49 .285 .336 .413 .749 220 3
15 Bill White 27 132 559 512 85 129 7 9 2 79 41 47 36 .252 .315 .313 .627 160 0
16 Chicken Wolf 25 137 611 569 103 160 27 13 2 102 45 34 19 .281 .331 .385 .715 219 8
16 Players 24.9 137 5392 4916 956 1420 194 98 27 728 466 436 367 .289 .352 .385 .736 1891 40
* - 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 Ice Box Chamberlain 19 18 16 .529 3.79 36 36 0 35 1 0 309.0 340 226 130 8 117 118 14 0 17 1374 1.479 9.9 0.2 3.4 3.4 1.01
2 Guy Hecker 31 18 12 .600 4.16 34 32 2 32 2 1 285.1 325 214 132 9 50 58 10 0 12 1256 1.314 10.3 0.3 1.6 1.8 1.16
3 Joe Neale 21 1 4 .200 6.97 5 4 1 4 0 0 41.1 60 50 32 4 15 11 2 0 11 201 1.815 13.1 0.9 3.3 2.4 0.73
4 Toad Ramsey* 22 37 27 .578 3.43 65 64 1 61 0 0 561.0 544 358 214 9 167 355 16 0 46 2430 1.267 8.7 0.1 2.7 5.7 2.13
5 Peek-A-Boo Veach 25 0 1 .000 4.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 5 6 4 1 8 2 0 0 0 37 1.444 5.0 1.0 8.0 2.0 0.25
5 Players 23.4 76 60 .559 3.82 139 137 4 133 3 1 1205.2 1274 854 512 31 357 544 42 0 86 5298 1.353 9.5 0.2 2.7 4.1 1.52
* - 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
Paul Cook 55 220 95 29 4 .916 5.73 47 0 0
Lave Cross 44 251 66 29 7 .916 7.20 54 0 0
John Kerins 35 261 93 32 7 .917 10.11 30 0 0
Amos Cross 5 13 8 5 1 .808 4.20 4 0 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Kerins 74 695 18 22 26 .970 9.64
Guy Hecker 43 386 4 19 27 .954 9.07
Chicken Wolf 11 95 4 9 6 .917 9.00
Hub Collins 8 87 2 5 3 .947 11.13
Paul Cook 6 50 0 5 1 .909 8.33
Amos Cross 2 10 0 0 1 1.000 5.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Reddy Mack 128 366 395 73 48 .912 5.95
Hub Collins 10 19 22 5 2 .891 4.10

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Werrick 136 153 286 89 12 .831 3.23
Hub Collins 1 2 1 1 0 .750 3.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bill White 132 204 431 96 45 .869 4.81
Hub Collins 4 5 3 5 0 .615 2.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hub Collins 109 0.00
Guy Hecker 16 0.00
Chicken Wolf 8 0.00
Lave Cross 3 0.00
Ice Box Chamberlain 1 0.00
John Kerins 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pete Browning 134 0.00
Lave Cross 1 0.00
John Kerins 1 0.00
Chicken Wolf 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chicken Wolf 120 0.00
Lave Cross 6 0.00
John Kerins 3 0.00
Ice Box Chamberlain 1 0.00
Amos Cross 1 0.00
Ducky Hemp 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pete Browning 134 281 21 46 7 .868 2.25
Chicken Wolf 128 207 27 15 5 .940 1.83
Hub Collins 109 192 19 27 1 .887 1.94
Guy Hecker 16 19 1 6 0 .769 1.25
Lave Cross 10 16 1 3 1 .850 1.70
John Kerins 5 8 0 1 0 .889 1.60
Ice Box Chamberlain 2 4 1 1 0 .833 2.50
Amos Cross 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Ducky Hemp 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Toad Ramsey 65 7 72 31 0 .718 1.22
Ice Box Chamberlain 36 12 65 10 2 .885 2.14
Guy Hecker 34 24 76 4 0 .962 2.94
Joe Neale 5 1 9 2 1 .833 2.00
Peek-A-Boo Veach 1 2 1 1 0 .750 3.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Pete Browning 26 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 17, 1861 Louisville, KY, US
Ice Box Chamberlain 19 R R 5' 9.0" 168 Nov 5, 1867 Buffalo, NY, US
Hub Collins 23 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Apr 15, 1864 Louisville, KY, US
Paul Cook 24 R R 5' 10.0" 185 May 5, 1863 Caledonia, NY, US
Amos Cross 27 Feb, 1860 Milwaukee, WI, US
Lave Cross 21 R R 5' 8.0" 155 May 12, 1866 Milwaukee, WI, US
Guy Hecker 31 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Apr 3, 1856 Youngsville, PA, US
Ducky Hemp 24 5' 7.0" 136 Dec 27, 1862 St. Louis, MO, US
John Kerins 28 R R 5' 10.0" 177 Jul 15, 1858 Indianapolis, IN, US
Reddy Mack 21 R 5' 8.0" 182 May 2, 1866 IE
Joe Neale 21 R R 5' 8.0" 153 May 7, 1866 Wadsworth, OH, US
Toad Ramsey 22 R L 5' 9.0" 180 Aug 8, 1864 Indianapolis, IN, US
Phil Reccius 25 5' 9.0" 163 Jun 7, 1862 Louisville, KY, US
Peek-A-Boo Veach 25 R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 15, 1862 Indianapolis, IN, US
Joe Werrick 25 R R 5' 9.0" 151 Oct 25, 1861 St. Paul, MN, US
Bill White 27 R R 5' 11.0" 160 May 1, 1860 Bridgeport, OH, US
Chicken Wolf 25 R R 5' 9.0" 190 May 12, 1862 Louisville, KY, US

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