Terre Haute Hottentots
- Location: Terre Haute, IN
- League: Northwestern League 1884, 1891; Two-I League 1892; Western League 1895; Central League 1900; Three-I League 1901-1902; Central League 1903-1909
- Ballpark: Terre Haute Ampitheatre, 1884, 1891-1892; Athletic Park (Terre Haute) 1895, 1900-1909
There were four teams called the Terre Haute Hottentots. The third team with that name was a transplant from Toledo, Ohio. It got to the point where the other owners were not too thrilled with Denny Long. League president Ban Johnson wanted to move the team back to Toledo, but he was unable to find suitable owners. Not to mention that another team was being formed for the 1896 season. In the end the team was dropped from the league. Terre Haute gave no fight as they were applying to join the Western Association.
The Hottentots were Three Finger Brown's first pro team in 1901.
|1884||15-50||11th||Al Buckenberger / George Hammerstein|
|1891||28-41||3rd||Billy Clingman / George Brackett|
|1892||25-27||--||George Brackett||Team disbanded July 10|
|1895||29-44 (52-72 overall)||7th||Denny Long / W. Schneider||Toledo White Stockings moved to Terre Haute|
|1901||72-39||1st||Bill Krieg||none League Champs|
|1902||70-53||2nd||Lou Walters / James Hackett||none|
|1903||58-80||7th||Lou Walters / Peter Somers / Bill James / Ed Biecher||none|
|1905||49-89||8th||Frank Warrender / Bert Dennis||none|
|1906||44-106||8th||Jack Boyle / Jack Warrender||none|
|1907||65-72||6th||Jack McConnell / Cameron||none|
|1909||65-73||5th||William "Cuppy" Groeschow||none|
- John R. Husman: Baseball in Toledo, Arcadia Publishing, 2003.
- Eugene C. Murdock: Ban Johnson: Czar of Baseball, Contributions to the Study of Popular Culture, Greenwood Press; annotated edition, 1982.
- Brian A. Podoll: The Minor League: Milwaukee Brewers 1859-1952, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2003.
- Denis Pajot: The Rise of Milwaukee Baseball: The Cream City from Midwestern Outpost to the Major Leagues, 1859-1901, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2009.
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