Louisville Colonels

The Louisville Colonels operated a team nearly uninterrupted from 1885 through 1972.  The team was a major league concern from the 1880’s until 1899–part of the American Association and National League.  1900 was an off year before stating again in 1901, running through 1972 predominantly in the AAA American Association.  The last 4 years of the run was in the International League.