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Thomas Bernard Colcolough
Born: Oct. 8, 1870 in Charleston, S.C.
Died: Dec. 10, 1919 in Charleston, S.C.
Debut: 1893 | Pos: P
H: 5’11” | W: 180 | B: R | T: R
 

Yr W L G SV IP SO ERA
4 14 11 49 2 319.2 66 5.89

>> Visit the Tom Colcolough biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.


Tom Colcolough made his major league debut on August 1, 1893 with Pittsburgh of the National League.   His two saves, in eight games, tied him for the league lead.

He pitched 148.2 innings for Pittsburgh in 1894, posting an 8-5 record in 22 games.  However, he finished the season with a 7.08 ERA.  After spending parts of three seasons with Pittsburgh, he played for New York of the National League in 1899 and posted a 4-5 record in 81.2 innings pitched with a 3.97 ERA.

In his career, he hit .228 in 126 at-bats and drove in 116 runs.