1888 Louisville Colonels season

The 1888 Louisville Colonels season was a season in American baseball. The team finished with a 58-87 record, seventh place in the American Association.

Regular season

On June 7, shareholder Mordecai Davidson bought out most of the other shareholder, appointing himself president and John R. Botto vice-president. Two days later, he officially took over as manager as well. John Kerins, among others, served as team captain, guiding the team's on-field activities.

Season standings

Opening Day lineup

Roster

1888 Louisville Colonels
Roster
Pitchers

Catchers

Infielders Outfielders Manager

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Cook, PaulPaul Cook 57 185 34 .184 0 13
3B Werrick, JoeJoe Werrick 111 413 89 .215 0 51
SS White, BillBill White 49 198 55 .278 1 30
OF Browning, PetePete Browning 99 383 120 .313 3 72
OF Collins, HubHub Collins 116 485 149 .307 2 50

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Kerins, JohnJohn Kerins 83 319 75 .235 2 41
Stratton, ScottScott Stratton 67 249 64 .257 1 29
Hecker, GuyGuy Hecker 56 211 48 .227 0 29
Cross, LaveLave Cross 47 181 41 .227 0 15
Andrews, WallyWally Andrews 26 93 18 .194 0 6
Long, Long 1 2 0 .000 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned Run Average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Ramsey, ToadToad Ramsey 40 342.1 8 30 3.42 228
Stratton, ScottScott Stratton 33 269.2 10 17 3.64 97
Hecker, GuyGuy Hecker 26 223.1 8 17 3.39 63
Chamberlain, Ice BoxIce Box Chamberlain 24 196 14 9 2.53 119
Ewing, JohnJohn Ewing 21 191 8 13 2.83 87
Crowell, BillyBilly Crowell 1 9 0 1 6.00 5

References

  • 1888 Louisville Eclipse team page at Baseball Reference


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