1894 Chicago Colts Roster

The 1894 Chicago Colts team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1894 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1894 Chicago Colts Opening Day starters list, a 1894 Chicago Colts salary list, a 1894 Chicago Colts uniform number breakdown and a 1894 Chicago Colts primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

"Using baseball bats, players Jimmy Ryan and Walt Wilmot were able to rescue 1,600 fans by hacking through a barbed wire fence (during a fire on August 5, 1894)." - Philip J. Lowry in Green Cathedrals (1992)
1894 Chicago Colts

Complete Roster

5-11
175
Right
Right
1869-11-29
6-00
160
Right
Both
1869-12-08
5-11
190
Left
Right
1869-04-26
156
Right
Right
1869-11-20
5-09
175
Right
Right
1859-12-17
5-06½
170
Left
Unknown
1873-11-10
6-00
180
Right
Left
1869-10-02
5-11½
168
Right
Right
1864-08-07
5-07
170
Right
Right
1869-10-12
5-09½
172
Right
Right
1865-07-11
6-00
227
Right
Right
1852-04-17
6-00
175
Right
Left
1868-02-23
5-09
180
Right
Right
1870-01-05
6-01
180
Left
Left
1866-06-01
5-10
160
Right
Right
1870-01-10
5-10
160
Right
Left
1869-02-15
5-11
160
Unknown
Unknown
1871-07-14
5-11
180
Unknown
Right
1866-07-29
6-01½
190
Right
Right
1871-06-06
5-09
162
Left
Right
1863-02-11
5-09
165
Right
Both
1863-10-18


The 1894 Chicago Colts played 132 games during the regular season, won 57 games, lost 75 games, and finished in eighth position. They played their home games at West Side Grounds (Park Factors: 105/106) where 239,000 fans witnessed their 1894 Colts finish the season with a .432 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1894 Chicago Colts Opening Day starters list, a 1894 Chicago Colts salary list, a 1894 Chicago Colts uniform number breakdown and a 1894 Chicago Colts primary starters list:


1894 Chicago Colts
Salaries

No Salary Data Available


1894 Chicago Colts
Uniform Numbers

Uniform Numbers Not Worn

Did you know that a 1894 Chicago Colts Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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