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Louisville Colonels Team History & Encyclopedia

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Played As

  • Louisville Colonels (831-1197 W-L, 1885 - 1899) - 1 Pennant and 0 Playoff Appearance
  • Louisville Eclipse (162-123 W-L, 1882 - 1884)
  • Overall (993-1320 W-L, 1882 - 1899) - 1 Pennant and 0 Playoff Appearance

All-Time Top 20 by WAR

Photo of Guy Hecker Photo of Pete Browning Photo of Fred Clarke Photo of Chicken Wolf Photo of Scott Stratton Photo of Bert Cunningham Photo of Toad Ramsey Photo of Honus Wagner Photo of Harry Taylor Photo of Red Ehret
Photo of George Hemming Photo of Tony Mullane Photo of John Kerins Photo of Reddy Mack Photo of Fred Pfeffer Photo of Billy Clingman Photo of Dummy Hoy Photo of Jock Menefee Photo of Pete Dowling Photo of John Grim

Franchise History

Rk Year Tm Lg G W L Ties W-L% pythW-L% Finish GB Playoffs R RA BatAge PAge #Bat #P Top Player Managers
1 1899 Louisville Colonels NL 156 75 77 4 .493 .529 9th of 12 28.0 833 782 27.4 26.2 32 10 H.Wagner (5.8) F.Clarke (75-77)
2 1898 Louisville Colonels NL 154 70 81 3 .464 .439 9th of 12 33.0 728 833 26.7 25.4 31 9 B.Cunningham (6.9) F.Clarke (70-81)
3 1897 Louisville Colonels NL 136 52 78 6 .400 .386 11th of 12 40.0 675 869 26.2 24.8 33 12 F.Clarke (6.6) J.Rogers (17-24) and F.Clarke (35-54)
4 1896 Louisville Colonels NL 134 38 93 3 .290 .316 12th of 12 53.0 653 997 24.6 24.5 35 12 T.McCreery (3.3) J.McCloskey (2-17) and B.McGunnigle (36-76)
5 1895 Louisville Colonels NL 133 35 96 2 .267 .307 12th of 12 52.5 698 1090 26.7 27.5 40 15 F.Clarke (3.0) J.McCloskey (35-96)
6 1894 Louisville Colonels NL 131 36 94 1 .277 .334 12th of 12 54.0 698 1019 29.0 26.2 29 12 G.Hemming (5.3) B.Barnie (36-94)
7 1893 Louisville Colonels NL 126 50 75 1 .400 .402 11th of 12 34.0 759 942 29.1 23.6 25 10 G.Hemming (2.2) B.Barnie (50-75)
8 1892 Louisville Colonels NL 154 63 89 2 .414 .403 9th of 12 40.0 649 804 0.0 23.9 24 10 S.Stratton (5.1) J.Chapman (21-33) and F.Pfeffer (42-56)
9 1891 Louisville Colonels AA 139 54 83 2 .394 .399 8th of 9 40.0 698 873 0.0 23.7 32 8 W.Fitzgerald (3.7) J.Chapman (55-84)
10 1890 Louisville Colonels AA 136 88 44 4 .667 .647 1st of 9 -- Tied in WS (3-3-1) 819 588 0.0 21.9 21 6 S.Stratton (11.4) J.Chapman (88-44)
11 1889 Louisville Colonels AA 140 27 111 2 .196 .269 8th of 8 66.5 632 1091 25.7 23.9 28 9 R.Ehret (1.7) D.Esterbrook (2-8), C.Wolf (14-51), D.Shannon (10-46) and J.Chapman (1-6)
12 1888 Louisville Colonels AA 139 48 87 4 .356 .395 7th of 8 44.0 689 870 24.9 23.4 27 6 H.Collins (3.6) K.Kelly (10-29), M.Davidson (35-54) and J.Kerins (3-4)
13 1887 Louisville Colonels AA 139 76 60 3 .559 .551 4th of 8 19.5 956 854 0.0 23.3 17 5 T.Ramsey (7.7) K.Kelly (76-60)
14 1886 Louisville Colonels AA 138 66 70 2 .485 .516 4th of 8 25.5 833 805 24.9 24.5 23 11 T.Ramsey (12.5) J.Hart (66-70)
15 1885 Louisville Colonels AA 112 53 59 0 .473 .473 6th of 8 26.0 564 598 25.1 24.9 21 7 G.Hecker (8.5) J.Hart (53-59)
16 1884 Louisville Eclipse AA 110 68 40 2 .630 .633 3rd of 13 7.5 573 425 0.0 27.1 17 5 G.Hecker (17.8) M.Walsh (68-40)
17 1883 Louisville Eclipse AA 98 52 45 1 .536 .502 5th of 8 13.5 564 562 25.9 27.0 20 3 P.Browning (3.4) J.Gerhardt (52-45)
18 1882 Louisville Eclipse AA 80 42 38 0 .525 .604 2nd of 6 13.0 443 352 24.6 23.4 21 6 T.Mullane (6.4) D.Mack (42-38)