1896 Louisville Colonels Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 38-93
Finished 12th in the NL
Attendance: 144,051, Avg. 2,361
Ballpark: Eclipse Park II
Manager: John McCloskey (2-17)
Manager: Bill McGunnigle (36-76)
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
1896 Louisville Colonels Statistics
1896 Louisville Colonels Results

The Louisville Colonels of the National League ended the 1896 season with a record of 38 wins and 93 losses, finishing twelfth in the NL.

The Colonels scored 653 runs and conceded 997 runs, most in the circuit. Fred Clarke drove in 79 runs. Tom McCreery led batters with significant playing time by connecting at a .351 clip. Chick Fraser topped the squad with 12 wins, while Bill Hill earned a 4.31 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

John McCloskey and Bill McGunnigle coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Eddie BoylePRRMay 8, 18746'3"200Cincinnati, OH USA
Pete CassidyPRRApril 8, 18735'10"165Wilmington, DE USA
Fred ClarkePLROctober 3, 18725'10"165Winterset, IA USA
Fritz ClausenPRLApril 26, 18695'11"190New York, NY USA
Billy ClingmanPBRNovember 21, 18695'11"150Cincinnati, OH USA
Jack CrooksPRRNovember 9, 18655'10"170St. Paul, MN USA
Bert CunninghamPRRNovember 25, 18655'6"147Wilmington, DE USA
Charlie DexterPRRJune 15, 18765'7"155Evansville, IN USA
Joe DolanPRFebruary 24, 18735'10"155Baltimore, MD USA
Charlie EmigPRLApril 5, 18756'2"0Cincinnati, OH USA
Frank EustacePNovember 7, 18735'9"160New York, NY USA
Chick FraserPRRAugust 26, 18735'10"188Chicago, IL USA
Frank FreundPRJuly 5, 18755'10"180Jeffersonville, IN USA
Bill HassamaerPJuly 26, 18646'0"180St. Louis, MO USA
Art HermanPMay 11, 18710'0"0Louisville, KY USA
Bill HillPBLAugust 2, 18746'1"201Chattanooga, TN USA
Ducky HolmesPLRJanuary 28, 18695'6"170Des Moines, IA USA
Abbie JohnsonPJanuary 19, 18715'9"165Portland, ON CAN
Tom KinslowPRRJanuary 12, 18665'10"160Washington, DC USA
Joe KostalPRRJune 1, 18765'6"130Chicago, IL USA
Tom McCreeryPBROctober 19, 18745'11"180Beaver, PA USA
Mike McDermottPRSeptember 7, 18745'8"145St. Louis, MO USA
Herm McFarlandPLRMarch 11, 18705'6"150Des Moines, IA USA
George MillerPRRAugust 15, 18645'6"145Brooklyn, NY USA
Tom MorrisonPAugust 15, 18695'3"145St. Louis, MO USA
John O'BrienPLRJuly 13, 18665'9"175St. John, NB CAN
Ollie PickeringPLRApril 9, 18705'11"170Olney, IL USA
Jim RogersPApril 9, 18725'7"180Hartford, CT USA
Frank ShannonPDecember 3, 18735'3"155San Francisco, CA USA
Tom SmithPRLDecember 5, 18715'7"165Boston, MA USA
Sammy StrangPBRDecember 16, 18765'8"160Chattanooga, TN USA
George TreadwayPLLNovember 11, 18666'0"185Greenup County, KY USA
Jack WarnerPLRAugust 15, 18725'11"165New York, NY USA
Gus WeyhingPRRSeptember 29, 18665'10"145Louisville, KY USA
Joe WrightPLL5'8"175Oshkosh, WI USA