1889 Louisville Colonels Roster

American Association (AA)
Team Record: 27-111
Finished 8th in the AA
Attendance: 3,000, Avg. 1,500
Ballpark: Eclipse Park I
Manager: Dude Esterbrook (2-8)
Manager: Chicken Wolf (14-51)
Manager: Dan Shannon (10-46)
Manager: Jack Chapman (1-6)
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
1889 Louisville Colonels Statistics
1889 Louisville Colonels Results

The Louisville Colonels of the American Association ended the 1889 season with a record of 27 wins and 111 losses, finishing eighth in the AA.

The Colonels scored 632 runs, worst in the league, and allowed 1091 runs, most in the circuit. Farmer Weaver drove in 60 runs. Farmer Weaver and Chicken Wolf led all regular batters by connecting at a .291 clip. Red Ehret topped the squad with 10 wins, while Scott Stratton registered a 3.23 earned run average, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Dude Esterbrook, Chicken Wolf, Dan Shannon and Jack Chapman coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Bill AndersonPJanuary 19, 18650'0"0Spencer County, KY USA
Pete BrowningPRRJune 17, 18616'0"180Louisville, KY USA
Fred CarlPLLSeptember 8, 18585'6"158Baltimore, MD USA
Paul CookPRRMay 5, 18635'10"185Caledonia, NY USA
Red EhretPRRAugust 31, 18686'0"175Louisville, KY USA
Dude EsterbrookPRRJune 9, 18575'11"167Staten Island, NY USA
John EwingPRRJune 1, 18636'1"168Cincinnati, OH USA
Charles FisherPApril 17, 18670'0"0Baltimore, MD USA
Ed FlanaganPRSeptember 15, 18616'1"190Lowell, MA USA
John GalliganPJune 0, 18655'10"160Easton, PA USA
Mike GaulePLLAugust 4, 18696'2"0Baltimore, MD USA
Bill GleasonPRRNovember 12, 18585'8"170St. Louis, MO USA
Guy HeckerPRRApril 3, 18566'0"190Youngsville, PA USA
John KerinsPRRJuly 15, 18585'10"177Indianapolis, IN USA
Michael McDermottPRMay 6, 18645'10"152Fall River, MA USA
Toad RamseyPRLAugust 8, 18645'9"180Indianapolis, IN USA
Harry RaymondPFebruary 20, 18625'9"179Sauquoit, NY USA
Jack RyanPRRNovember 12, 18685'10"165Haverhill, MA USA
Harry SchererP0'0"0Baltimore, MD USA
Dan ShannonPRMarch 23, 18655'9"175Bridgeport, CT USA
Harry SmithPRRFebruary 5, 18566'0"175North Vernon, IN USA
Ed SpringerP6'2"187Oil Springs, ON CAN
Scott StrattonPLROctober 2, 18696'0"180Campbellsburg, KY USA
Phil TomneyPRRJune 17, 18635'7"155Reading, PA USA
John TraffleyP5'9"180Chicago, IL USA
Farmer VaughnPRRMarch 1, 18646'3"177Ruraldale, OH USA
Farmer WeaverPBMarch 23, 18655'10"170Parkersburg, WV USA
Chicken WolfPRRMay 12, 18625'9"190Louisville, KY USA


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