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1951 Indianapolis Indians

1951 > Class AAA > 1951 American Association
Overall: 68-84
Scored 752 runs, Allowed 823 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 70-82

Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates-NL
Manager: Don Gutteridge
Represented: Indianapolis, IN
Ballpark: Owen J. Bush Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1950 / 1952

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Monty Basgall 29 37 124 106 15 27 5 1 1 13 0 15 11 .255 .363 .349 .712 37 3 3 0
2 Ted Beard* 30 117 503 396 101 108 17 9 8 30 17 101 61 .273 .424 .422 .846 167 1 3 3
3 Lamar Chambers* 28 41 14 13 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .308 .308 .308 .615 4 0 0 1
4 Jim Clark 23 10 19 17 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .118 .211 .118 .328 2 0 0 0
5 Dick Cole 25 57 229 195 37 58 8 5 2 28 2 31 18 .297 .394 .421 .814 82 6 0 3
6 Wes Curtis 21 14 23 23 2 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 9 .087 .087 .348 .435 8 1 0 0
7 Dom Dallessandro* 37 99 373 297 56 86 22 4 9 61 0 75 20 .290 .433 .481 .914 143 6 0 1
8 Nanny Fernandez 32 147 592 530 77 137 20 2 15 76 4 57 63 .258 .332 .389 .720 206 10 1 4
9 Harry Fisher* 25 80 120 115 15 34 6 2 6 26 0 4 10 .296 .325 .539 .864 62 2 1 0
10 Gary Gearhart 27 86 159 137 22 31 8 0 4 17 0 17 34 .226 .333 .372 .706 51 5 5 0
11 Donald Hedrick 18 2 5 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
12 Johnny Hutchings# 35 38 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 0
13 Frank Kalin 33 111 440 408 54 120 20 3 18 89 1 31 50 .294 .345 .490 .836 200 9 1 0
14 Paul LaPalme* 27 5 5 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
15 Royce Lint* 30 49 75 64 15 13 3 1 0 6 1 6 11 .203 .271 .281 .553 18 1 0 5
16 Woody Main 29 60 44 39 3 7 2 0 0 1 0 2 11 .179 .220 .231 .450 9 0 0 3
17 Jim Mangan 21 100 331 299 39 87 14 4 9 51 0 31 51 .291 .358 .455 .812 136 10 0 1
18 Windy McCall* 25 29 72 66 7 17 4 1 0 8 0 5 15 .258 .310 .348 .658 23 2 0 1
19 Ed McGhee 26 32 149 144 29 51 5 7 2 17 1 5 13 .354 .376 .528 .904 76 5 0 0
20 Jack Merson 29 147 630 600 86 177 36 4 10 94 1 25 64 .295 .323 .418 .742 251 22 0 5
21 Stan Milankovich 27 6 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
22 Joe Muir* 28 26 42 39 4 5 0 0 0 6 0 3 8 .128 .190 .128 .319 5 0 0 0
23 Frank Papish 33 28 60 54 3 5 0 0 1 3 0 2 12 .093 .140 .148 .288 8 1 1 3
24 Rusty Peters 36 22 44 40 4 5 3 0 0 3 0 4 8 .125 .205 .200 .405 8 2 0 0
25 Whitey Platt 30 57 164 150 18 37 10 1 2 16 1 12 24 .247 .302 .367 .669 55 3 0 2
26 Elmer Riddle 36 4 5 2 .400
27 Culley Rikard* 37 8 7 3 .429
28 Joe Rowell* 26 28 107 98 10 24 3 0 2 7 0 9 6 .245 .308 .337 .645 33 5 0 0
29 Mel Rue 26 72 248 216 30 61 12 1 0 13 1 32 18 .282 .375 .347 .722 75 6 0 0
30 Tom Saffell* 29 42 171 150 29 48 5 0 1 14 10 19 19 .320 .404 .373 .777 56 0 2 0
31 Ed Stevens* 26 152 628 575 55 150 21 7 12 91 0 50 52 .261 .322 .384 .707 221 5 2 1
32 Fred Strobel 22 28 32 29 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 10 .069 .129 .069 .198 2 1 0 1
33 Earl Turner 28 78 279 256 30 69 9 3 10 33 0 18 41 .270 .322 .445 .768 114 11 2 3
33 Players 28.7 153 5724 5088 752 1370 233 55 114 699 39 575 656 .269 .346 .404 .750 2055 120 21 40
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Lamar Chambers 28 2 4 .333 4.33 34 1 0 0 79.0 104 45 38 32 20 1 0 0 1.722 11.8 3.6 2.3 0.63
2 Wes Curtis 21 3 8 .273 6.88 14 13 2 0 68.0 86 61 52 39 39 4 1 1 1.838 11.4 5.2 5.2 1.00
3 Harry Fisher 25 6 9 .400 5.15 23 18 7 0 131.0 149 83 75 68 60 2 0 5 1.656 10.2 4.7 4.1 0.88
4 Johnny Hutchings 35 4 1 .800 5.07 38 0 0 0 55.0 66 36 31 26 21 2 1 0 1.673 10.8 4.3 3.4 0.81
5 Paul LaPalme* 27 1 1 .500 3.68 5 2 22.0 19 9 9 4 8 18 0 0 0 1.227 7.8 1.6 3.3 7.4 2.25
6 Royce Lint* 30 11 11 .500 3.91 38 26 11 2 205.0 215 112 89 75 106 4 0 3 1.415 9.4 3.3 4.7 1.41
7 Woody Main 29 12 13 .480 4.22 60 6 2 0 143.0 144 83 67 54 109 1 0 5 1.385 9.1 3.4 6.9 2.02
8 Windy McCall* 25 10 9 .526 4.53 28 26 10 0 171.0 173 97 86 92 111 3 0 2 1.550 9.1 4.8 5.8 1.21
9 Stan Milankovich 27 0 1 .000 7.80 6 0 15.0 26 16 13 1 8 7 0 0 0 2.267 15.6 0.6 4.8 4.2 0.88
10 Joe Muir* 28 7 5 .583 5.65 23 17 7 2 113.0 137 75 71 30 51 0 0 1 1.478 10.9 2.4 4.1 1.70
11 Frank Papish* 33 9 12 .429 5.25 28 27 10 3 156.0 175 104 91 73 80 1 1 0 1.590 10.1 4.2 4.6 1.10
12 Paul Pettit* 19 0 0 4 6.0
13 Elmer Riddle 36 1 2 .333 9.53 4 1 17.0 31 20 18 1 16 8 0 0 1 2.765 16.4 0.5 8.5 4.2 0.50
14 Fred Strobel 22 2 8 .200 6.12 28 11 2 0 97.0 114 77 66 55 44 1 1 2 1.742 10.6 5.1 4.1 0.80
14 Players 28.0 68 84 .447 153 153 823
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Jim Mangan 88 424 35 7 6 .985 5.22 7
Earl Turner 75 359 29 8 4 .980 5.17 8

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ed Stevens 151 1155 90 12 150 .990 8.25

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jack Merson 147 403 402 25 115 .970 5.48

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Nanny Fernandez 145 127 245 29 30 .928 2.57
Rusty Peters 10 10 6 0 1 1.000 1.60

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mel Rue 67 106 175 22 44 .927 4.19
Dick Cole 57 109 178 7 39 .976 5.04
Monty Basgall 31 42 73 11 17 .913 3.71

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ted Beard 115 272 9 11 2 .962 2.44
Frank Kalin 103 166 5 12 2 .934 1.66
Dom Dallessandro 86 143 2 5 0 .967 1.69
Gary Gearhart 60 66 2 4 0 .944 1.13
Whitey Platt 48 66 8 4 0 .949 1.54
Tom Saffell 40 106 6 4 2 .966 2.80
Ed McGhee 32 83 3 3 1 .966 2.69
Joe Rowell 24 48 2 1 0 .980 2.08

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Woody Main 60 6 23 4 2 .879 0.48
Johnny Hutchings 38 3 8 0 1 1.000 0.29
Royce Lint 38 17 46 4 6 .940 1.66
Lamar Chambers 34 5 11 1 1 .941 0.47
Windy McCall 28 3 15 4 0 .818 0.64
Frank Papish 28 8 20 7 0 .800 1.00
Fred Strobel 28 5 14 0 1 1.000 0.68
Harry Fisher 23 9 15 1 0 .960 1.04
Joe Muir 23 8 25 3 4 .917 1.43
Wes Curtis 14 3 7 1 0 .909 0.71
Stan Milankovich 6 0.00
Paul LaPalme 5 0.00
Paul Pettit 4 0.00
Elmer Riddle 4 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Monty Basgall 29 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Feb 8, 1922 Pfeifer, KS, US
Ted Beard 30 L L 5' 8.0" 165 Jan 7, 1921 Woodsboro, MD, US
Lamar Chambers 28 L R 6' 0.0" 170 Feb 16, 1923
Jim Clark 23 R R 5' 9.0" 150 Sep 21, 1927 Baggaley, PA, US
Dick Cole 25 R R 6' 2.0" 175 May 6, 1926 Long Beach, CA, US
Wes Curtis 21 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Dec 27, 1929 Jasper, TX, US
Dom Dallessandro 37 L L 5' 6.0" 168 Oct 3, 1913 Reading, PA, US
Nanny Fernandez 32 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Oct 25, 1918 Wilmington, CA, US
Harry Fisher 25 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Jan 3, 1926 Newbury, ON, CA
Gary Gearhart 27 R L 5' 11.0" 180 Aug 10, 1923 New Lebanon, OH, US
Donald Hedrick 18 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Nov 16, 1932 Compton, CA, US
Johnny Hutchings 35 S R 6' 2.0" 250 Apr 14, 1916 Chicago, IL, US
Frank Kalin 33 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Oct 3, 1917 Steubenville, OH, US
Paul LaPalme 27 L L 5' 10.0" 175 Dec 14, 1923 Springfield, MA, US
Royce Lint 30 L L 6' 1.0" 165 Jan 1, 1921 Birmingham, AL, US
Woody Main 29 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Feb 12, 1922 Delano, CA, US
Jim Mangan 21 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Sep 24, 1929 San Francisco, CA, US
Windy McCall 25 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Jul 18, 1925 San Francisco, CA, US
Ed McGhee 26 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Sep 29, 1924 Perry, AR, US
Jack Merson 29 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jan 17, 1922 Elkridge, MD, US
Stan Milankovich 27 R R 6' 0.0" 205 1924
Joe Muir 28 L L 6' 1.0" 172 Nov 26, 1922 Oriole, MD, US
Frank Papish 33 R L 6' 2.0" 192 Oct 21, 1917 Pueblo, CO, US
Rusty Peters 36 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Dec 14, 1914 Roanoke, VA, US
Paul Pettit 19 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Nov 29, 1931 Los Angeles, CA, US
Whitey Platt 30 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 21, 1920 West Palm Beach, FL, US
Elmer Riddle 36 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 31, 1914 Columbus, GA, US
Culley Rikard 37 L R 5' 11.0" 183 May 9, 1914 Oxford, MS, US
Joe Rowell 26 L 6' 0.0" 190 Dec 4, 1924 Surry, VA, US
Mel Rue 26 R 5' 8.0" 140 Jun 8, 1925
Tom Saffell 29 L R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 26, 1921 Etowah, TN, US
Ed Stevens 26 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 12, 1925 Galveston, TX, US
Fred Strobel 22 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Mar 30, 1929 Oxnard, CA, US
Earl Turner 28 R R 5' 9.0" 170 May 6, 1923 Pittsfield, MA, US

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