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1888 Louisville Colonels

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1887 / 1889

48-87, Finished 7th in American Association (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Kick Kelly (10-29), Mordecai Davidson (35-54) and John Kerins (3-4)
Scored 689 runs, Allowed 870 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 53-82

Ballparks: Eclipse Park I ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 96, Pitching - 98 · one-year: Batting - 91, Pitching - 93


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1887 / 1889 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Game Results

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Team Batting

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Rk Pos Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 C Paul Cook 25 57 194 185 20 34 2 0 0 13 9 5 33 .184 .222 .195 .416 36 36 4
2 1B Skyrocket Smith 20 58 241 206 27 49 9 4 1 31 5 24 32 .238 .349 .335 .683 123 69 11
3 2B Reddy Mack 22 112 513 446 77 97 13 5 3 34 18 52 75 .217 .320 .289 .609 99 129 15
4 SS Bill White 28 49 208 198 35 55 6 5 1 30 15 7 23 .278 .313 .374 .686 123 74 3
5 3B Joe Werrick 26 111 446 413 49 89 12 7 0 51 15 30 49 .215 .274 .278 .552 80 115 3
6 OF Chicken Wolf 26 128 565 538 80 154 28 11 0 67 41 25 30 .286 .320 .379 .700 127 204 2
7 OF Pete Browning 27 99 424 383 58 120 22 8 3 72 36 37 38 .313 .380 .436 .816 165 167 4
8 OF Hub Collins 24 116 530 485 117 149 26 11 2 50 62 41 48 .307 .366 .419 .785 155 203 4
Rk Pos Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
9 UT John Kerins 29 83 347 319 38 75 11 4 2 41 16 25 34 .235 .297 .313 .610 99 100 3
10 OF Scott Stratton* 18 67 268 249 35 64 8 1 1 29 10 12 49 .257 .310 .309 .619 102 77 7
11 1B Guy Hecker 32 56 228 211 32 48 9 2 0 29 20 11 16 .227 .285 .289 .574 87 61 6
12 UT Farmer Vaughn 24 51 194 189 15 37 4 2 1 21 4 4 26 .196 .216 .254 .470 53 48 1
13 C Lave Cross 22 46 183 180 20 41 3 0 0 15 10 2 10 .228 .240 .244 .485 58 44 1
14 SS Phil Tomney 25 34 127 120 15 18 3 0 0 4 11 7 22 .150 .197 .175 .372 21 21 0
15 3B Harry Raymond? 26 32 124 123 8 26 2 0 0 13 7 1 18 .211 .218 .228 .445 45 28 0
16 OF Farmer Weaver# 23 26 116 112 12 28 1 1 0 8 12 3 6 .250 .276 .277 .553 80 31 1
17 1B Wally Andrews 28 26 106 93 12 18 6 3 0 6 5 13 25 .194 .292 .323 .615 100 30 0
18 1B Dude Esterbrook 31 23 98 93 9 21 6 0 0 7 5 3 10 .226 .265 .290 .556 81 27 2
19 3B Phil Reccius? 26 2 10 9 0 2 1 0 0 4 0 1 0 .222 .300 .333 .633 106 3 0
20 OF Hercules Burnett 22 1 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 .000 .200 .000 .200 -33 0 0
21 OF Eddie Fusselback 31 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 63 1 0
22 OF Thomas Long? 27 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 12 0 0
23 OF Joe Cross? 30 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0
Rk Pos Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
24 P Toad Ramsey 23 42 153 142 12 17 6 0 0 9 0 9 18 .120 .183 .162 .345 13 23 2
25 P Ice Box Chamberlain 20 26 100 94 11 18 4 2 0 3 8 6 7 .191 .240 .277 .517 68 26 0
26 P John Ewing 25 21 80 79 6 16 1 1 0 5 7 1 15 .203 .213 .241 .453 47 19 0
27 P Billy Crowell 22 1 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 .000 .250 .000 .250 -16 0 0
Team Totals 25.0 139 5272 4881 689 1177 183 67 14 543 318 322 591 .241 .297 .315 .612 99 1536 69
Rank in 8 AA teams 1 5 3 1 5 7 7 4 7 5 5 5 5 5 3
Non-Pitcher Totals 25.2 139 4935 4563 660 1126 172 64 14 526 302 305 551 .247 .304 .322 .625 104 1468 67
Pitcher Totals 22.6 139 337 318 29 51 11 3 0 17 16 17 40 .160 .208 .214 .422 37 68 2
Rk Pos Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown; OPS_lg for OPS+ does not include pitchers.

Team Pitching

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Rk Pos 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 ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP Toad Ramsey* 23 8 30 .211 3.42 40 40 0 37 1 0 342.1 362 278 130 10 86 228 11 0 48 1481 88 2.48 1.309 9.5 0.3 2.3 6.0 2.65
2 SP Scott Stratton 18 10 17 .370 3.64 33 28 5 28 2 0 269.2 287 196 109 7 53 97 15 0 24 1160 83 2.96 1.261 9.6 0.2 1.8 3.2 1.83
3 SP Guy Hecker 32 8 17 .320 3.39 26 25 1 25 0 0 223.1 251 154 84 5 43 63 10 0 6 970 89 3.02 1.316 10.1 0.2 1.7 2.5 1.47
4 SP Ice Box Chamberlain 20 14 9 .609 2.53 24 24 0 21 1 0 196.0 178 123 55 2 59 119 11 0 20 833 119 2.57 1.209 8.2 0.1 2.7 5.5 2.02
5 SP John Ewing 25 8 13 .381 2.83 21 21 0 21 2 0 191.0 175 105 60 3 34 87 8 0 4 787 106 2.54 1.094 8.2 0.1 1.6 4.1 2.56
Rk Pos 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 ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
6 Billy Crowell 22 0 1 .000 6.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 12 14 6 1 6 5 1 0 0 46 53 5.25 2.000 12.0 1.0 6.0 5.0 0.83
Team Totals 23.4 48 87 .356 3.25 139 139 6 133 6 0 1231.1 1265 870 444 28 281 599 56 0 102 5277 93 2.73 1.256 9.2 0.2 2.1 4.4 2.13
Rank in 8 AA teams 7 2 5 2 5 3 3 7 7 5 6 2 1
Rk Pos 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 ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
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Team Fielding--Totals

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Name Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Wally Andrews 28 26 294 283 10 1 16 .997 11.27 1B
Pete Browning 27 99 214 174 16 24 8 .888 1.92 OF
Hercules Burnett 22 1 3 2 0 1 0 .667 2.00 OF
Ice Box Chamberlain 20 28 60 12 45 3 0 .950 2.04 P-OF
Hub Collins 24 116 420 268 103 49 14 .883 3.20 OF-2B-SS
Paul Cook 25 58 340 224 81 35 7 .897 5.26 51 0 0 C-OF-SS
Joe Cross 30 1 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00 OF
Lave Cross 22 50 308 219 67 22 4 .929 5.72 22 0 0 C-OF-SS
Billy Crowell 22 1 5 0 4 1 0 .800 4.00 P
Dude Esterbrook 31 23 237 218 10 9 8 .962 9.91 1B
John Ewing 25 21 53 4 44 5 0 .906 2.29 P
Eddie Fusselback 31 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 OF
Guy Hecker 32 57 387 305 57 25 12 .935 6.35 P-1B-OF
John Kerins 29 87 469 344 70 55 6 .883 4.76 32 0 0 OF-C-1B-3B-2B
Thomas Long 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 OF
Reddy Mack 22 112 718 307 344 67 35 .907 5.81 2B
Toad Ramsey 23 44 86 10 58 18 1 .791 1.55 P-OF
Harry Raymond 26 32 129 59 55 15 1 .884 3.56 3B-OF
Phil Reccius 26 2 4 0 3 1 0 .750 1.50 3B
Skyrocket Smith 20 58 608 568 22 18 15 .970 10.17 1B
Scott Stratton 18 71 141 66 58 17 1 .879 1.75 P-OF
Phil Tomney 25 34 178 40 117 21 7 .882 4.62 SS
Farmer Vaughn 24 53 241 164 49 28 6 .884 4.02 23 0 0 OF-C
Farmer Weaver 23 26 49 37 6 6 0 .878 1.65 OF
Joe Werrick 26 111 440 135 226 79 11 .820 3.25 3B-SS-2B-OF
Bill White 28 49 265 63 157 45 6 .830 4.49 SS-3B
Chicken Wolf 26 132 420 189 168 63 13 .850 2.70 3 0 0 OF-SS-3B-C-1B
Team Totals 24.9 139 6071 3691 1771 609 75 .900 4.22 131 0 0
Rank in 8 AA teams 8 8
Name Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Batters

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Name Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary
Wally Andrews 28 26 106 0 -0 0 1 -0 1 0.1 2 3 0.3 .504 .501 0.2 0.1 2 3
Pete Browning 27 99 424 30 1 0 -6 -6 19 1.7 9 28 2.6 .517 .511 3.1 -1.1 34 Unknown *O
Hercules Burnett 22 1 5 -1 0 0 0 -0 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.0 .448 .500 -0.0 -0.0 -0 /O
Ice Box Chamberlain 20 26 100 -3 0 0 0 6 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .511 .502 0.3 -0.0 3 1/O
Hub Collins 24 116 530 31 3 0 -3 -4 27 2.5 11 38 3.6 .521 .515 3.8 -0.6 41 O46
Paul Cook 25 57 194 -13 -1 0 -8 3 -18 -1.7 4 -14 -1.3 .470 .489 -0.6 -0.4 -6 2/O6
Joe Cross? 30 1 1 -0 0 0 0 -0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .477 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /O
Lave Cross 22 46 183 -8 -0 0 1 2 -6 -0.6 4 -2 -0.2 .488 .497 -0.3 0.3 -3 2O/6
Billy Crowell 22 1 4 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
Dude Esterbrook 31 23 98 -2 -0 0 -1 -0 -3 -0.3 2 -1 -0.1 .487 .498 0.0 -0.1 0 3
John Ewing 25 21 80 -5 0 0 0 5 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .503 .500 0.1 0.0 1 Purchased 1
Eddie Fusselback 31 1 4 -0 -0 0 0 -0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .477 .500 -0.0 -0.0 -0 /O
Guy Hecker 32 56 228 -2 1 0 -6 -0 -8 -0.7 5 -3 -0.2 .487 .496 0.3 -0.6 3 $2,000 31/O
John Kerins 29 83 347 0 -1 0 -6 -1 -8 -0.7 7 -0 0.0 .491 .495 0.6 -0.6 6 Free Agency O2/354
Thomas Long? 27 1 3 -0 -0 0 0 -0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 0.0 .486 .500 0.0 0.0 -0 /O
Reddy Mack 22 112 513 4 -3 0 -9 2 -6 -0.6 10 4 0.4 .495 .496 1.2 -0.6 13 *4
Toad Ramsey 23 42 153 -14 -0 0 0 10 -5 -0.4 0 -5 -0.4 .490 .497 -0.4 -0.0 -5 $2,000 Traded 1/O
Harry Raymond? 26 32 124 -8 -0 0 -4 1 -11 -1.0 3 -8 -0.7 .469 .494 -0.4 -0.3 -4 Jumped Lgs 5/O
Phil Reccius? 26 2 10 0 -0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .506 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /5
Skyrocket Smith 20 58 241 8 -2 0 -3 -0 3 0.3 5 8 0.8 .505 .502 1.1 -0.3 11 3
Scott Stratton* 18 67 268 1 -2 0 -5 -2 -8 -0.7 6 -2 -0.1 .489 .496 0.3 -0.7 3 O1
Phil Tomney 25 34 127 -10 0 0 2 2 -6 -0.6 3 -3 -0.3 .484 .497 -0.5 0.4 -5 6
Farmer Vaughn 24 51 194 -10 -1 0 -4 -0 -16 -1.5 4 -11 -1.0 .472 .491 -0.7 -0.4 -7 Purchased O2
Farmer Weaver# 23 26 116 -2 0 0 -4 -1 -7 -0.7 2 -5 -0.4 .474 .496 -0.1 -0.5 -1 O
Joe Werrick 26 111 446 -9 -2 0 -11 4 -18 -1.7 10 -9 -0.7 .484 .489 0.2 -0.7 2 56/4O
Bill White 28 49 208 5 0 0 -3 3 5 0.4 4 9 0.9 .509 .503 1.1 0.0 12 65
Chicken Wolf 26 128 565 16 1 0 -8 -2 6 0.6 12 18 1.8 .504 .503 2.4 -0.9 26 Free Agency O6/523
Team Total 24.9 1270 5272 7 -7 0 -77 21 -56 -5.4 104 48 5.3 .496 .499 11.8 -7.0 125 $4,000
Name Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Pitchers

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired
Ice Box Chamberlain 20 196.0 24 24 123 5.65 5.23 -0.53 0.00 100.0 5.76 1 0.1 -0.3 1.0 15 .505 .501
Billy Crowell 22 9.0 1 1 14 14.00 5.23 -0.60 0.00 100.0 5.83 -8 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -8 .102 .498
John Ewing 25 191.0 21 21 105 4.95 5.23 -0.55 0.00 100.0 5.78 17 1.6 -0.2 2.5 30 .577 .510 Purchased
Guy Hecker 32 223.1 26 25 154 6.21 5.23 -0.61 0.00 100.0 5.84 -10 -0.9 1.0 -0.3 0.1 5 .464 .494 $2,000
Toad Ramsey* 23 342.1 40 40 278 7.31 5.23 -0.54 0.00 100.0 5.76 -61 -5.0 -0.4 -3.5 -37 .374 .469 $2,000 Traded
Scott Stratton 18 269.2 33 28 196 6.54 5.23 -0.59 0.00 100.0 5.82 -23 -2.1 1.0 -0.3 -0.8 -4 .438 .487
Team Total 23.4 1231.1 145 139 870 6.36 5.23 -0.56 0.00 100.0 5.79 -85 -6.7 1.0 -1.6 -1.0 2 .454 .489 $4,000
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1887 / 1889 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics