1887 Louisville Colonels Roster

American Association (AA)
Team Record: 76-60
Finished 4th in the AA
Attendance: 12,000, Avg. 4,000
Ballpark: Eclipse Park I
Manager: John Kelly (76-60)
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
1887 Louisville Colonels Statistics
1887 Louisville Colonels Results

The Louisville Colonels of the American Association ended the 1887 season with a record of 76 wins and 60 losses, finishing fourth in the AA.

The Colonels plated 956 runs and surrendered 854 runs. Pete Browning drove in 118 runs and topped all regular hitters by connecting at a .402 clip. Toad Ramsey recorded 37 wins for the team, while Ice Box Chamberlain and Guy Hecker added 15 or more wins also Toad Ramsey recorded a 3.43 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

John Kelly coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Pete BrowningPRRJune 17, 18616'0"180Louisville, KY USA
Ice Box ChamberlainPRRNovember 5, 18675'9"168Buffalo, NY USA
Hub CollinsPRRApril 15, 18645'8"160Louisville, KY USA
Paul CookPRRMay 5, 18635'10"185Caledonia, NY USA
Amos CrossPFebruary 0, 18600'0"0Milwaukee, WI USA
Lave CrossPRRMay 12, 18665'8"155Milwaukee, WI USA
Guy HeckerPRRApril 3, 18566'0"190Youngsville, PA USA
Ducky HempPDecember 27, 18625'7"136St. Louis, MO USA
John KerinsPRRJuly 15, 18585'10"177Indianapolis, IN USA
Reddy MackPRMay 2, 18665'8"182, Ireland
Joe NealePRRMay 7, 18665'8"153Wadsworth, OH USA
Toad RamseyPRLAugust 8, 18645'9"180Indianapolis, IN USA
Phil RecciusPJune 7, 18625'9"163Louisville, KY USA
Peek-A-Boo VeachPRJune 15, 18626'0"175Indianapolis, IN USA
Joe WerrickPRROctober 25, 18615'9"151St. Paul, MN USA
Bill WhitePRRMay 1, 18605'11"160Bridgeport, OH USA
Chicken WolfPRRMay 12, 18625'9"190Louisville, KY USA


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