Uncle Joes (1893-1894)

The Uncle Joes were an amatuer baseball baseball team based in Little Rock, AR, from 1893-1894.


The team was managed by Russell Steinhoff1 .


Robert Allen Left field
George Allen Counts1/7/18752 in AR3 7/5/19544 Shortstop. Twin of George Counts. Cousin of Hunter Counts.
Jim Counts1/7/18755 in AR6 8/28/1917 in Pulaski County, AR7 Right field. Twin of George Counts. Cousin of Hunter Counts.
Dick Downes
Will Gemmill4/12/18748 in PA9 12/29/194210 in Pulaski, AR11 First base
Ed Hale Possibly the same as Ed Hale.
Theo Hartman7/1/187712 in AR13 194614 Catcher and Captain.
James Hornibrook1/17/1874 in Little Rock, AR 10/22/1937 in Little Rock, ARThird base
Ed McDowell Center field
Sam Single Pitcher
Will Thorpe Second base


CaptainTheo Hartman
TreasurerGeorge Counts
ManagerRussell Steinhoff

1 The Sporting News, 3/3/1894, p.2
2 George Counts' WWI Draft Card
3 1880 U.S. Census
5 Counts was the twin of George Counts, whose birthdate is listed as 1/6/1875 in his WWI Draft Card. Hence, Jim Counts' birthday is presumably the same.
6 1880 U.S. Census
7 Arkansas Death Index at Ancestry.com.
8 WWI Draft Card
9 Census Records
11 Arkansas Death Index at Ancestry.com
12 WWI Draft Card
13 1880 U.S. Census
14 Florida Death Index