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1952 Indianapolis Indians

1952 > Class AAA > 1952 American Association
Overall: 75-79
Scored 794 runs, Allowed 866 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 71-83

Affiliation: Cleveland Indians-AL
Manager: Gene Desautels
Represented: Indianapolis, IN
Ballpark: Owen J. Bush Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1951 / 1953

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 Bill Abernathie 23 34 64 48 1 6 2 0 1 7 0 8 22 .125 .263 .229 .492 11 1 1 7
2 Jack Baumer 23 96 356 302 51 91 18 2 3 36 8 51 48 .301 .402 .404 .806 122 9 0 3
3 Bob Chakales 24 32 50 47 7 11 0 0 4 11 0 3 10 .234 .280 .489 .769 23 0 0 0
4 Lamar Chambers* 29 5 2 1 .500
5 Herb Conyers* 31 48 182 168 14 39 4 0 4 25 3 13 18 .232 .287 .327 .615 55 7 0 1
6 Lloyd Dickey* 22 51 42 39 5 11 1 0 0 3 0 3 11 .282 .333 .308 .641 12 1 0 0
7 Thomas Dobkins* 26 1 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
8 Luke Easter* 36 14 60 50 13 17 2 0 6 12 1 10 7 .340 .450 .740 1.190 37 1 0 0
9 Jim Fridley 27 29 117 102 19 24 5 1 1 14 2 15 12 .235 .333 .333 .667 34 4 0 0
10 Gary Gearhart 28 113 304 270 47 76 11 1 12 60 2 28 44 .281 .362 .463 .825 125 8 6 0
11 Bubba Harris 26 6 1 1 1.000
12 Bill Higdon* 28 37 112 99 18 26 5 2 4 23 1 12 13 .263 .342 .475 .817 47 2 0 1
13 Bud Hutson 26 64 174 152 20 45 6 6 2 23 0 20 22 .296 .382 .454 .835 69 4 1 1
14 Sam Jones 26 5 13 3 .231
15 Frank Kalin 34 21 66 58 7 12 1 2 3 8 0 8 11 .207 .303 .448 .751 26 0 0 0
16 Bob Kerrigan* 31 34 25 19 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 10 .053 .182 .053 .234 1 0 0 3
17 Dick Kinaman 26 40 129 108 17 28 3 1 6 19 0 16 12 .259 .370 .472 .842 51 4 3 2
18 Paul Lehner* 31 22 69 59 6 12 4 0 1 8 0 8 5 .203 .299 .322 .621 19 1 0 2
19 Harry Malmberg 26 152 650 550 85 158 18 7 1 60 5 82 38 .287 .383 .351 .734 193 11 3 15
20 Windy McCall* 26 7 10 5 .500
21 Joe Montalvo 26 54 161 135 21 31 6 0 6 17 1 25 23 .230 .354 .407 .761 55 4 1 0
22 Ray Narleski 23 41 66 54 3 12 2 0 0 6 0 6 14 .222 .300 .259 .559 14 0 0 6
23 Milt Nielsen* 27 137 535 486 78 151 22 5 8 87 6 43 28 .311 .370 .426 .796 207 8 3 3
24 Frank Papish 34 23 29 25 3 3 2 0 0 2 0 2 9 .120 .214 .200 .414 5 0 1 1
25 Raymond Petrzelka 25 5 3 1 .333
26 Andy Phillip 30 2 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
27 Dave Pope* 31 126 523 475 77 167 29 7 13 79 4 45 42 .352 .408 .524 .932 249 12 0 3
28 Dino Restelli 27 5 4 1 .250
29 Mel Rue 27 5 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
30 Herb Score* 19 12 25 23 1 5 1 0 0 3 0 1 8 .217 .250 .261 .511 6 0 0 1
31 Charles Sipple 32 43 59 55 5 11 1 0 2 6 0 2 18 .200 .228 .327 .555 18 5 0 2
32 Al Smith 24 136 519 455 80 131 26 12 20 69 10 52 86 .288 .371 .530 .901 241 2 8 4
33 Snuffy Stirnweiss 33 97 404 320 62 76 9 7 7 39 3 80 53 .238 .390 .375 .765 120 16 0 4
34 Ben Taylor* 24 22 73 65 8 15 1 1 0 8 0 6 6 .231 .306 .277 .582 18 2 1 1
35 Bill Tosheff 26 17 21 20 4 6 3 0 0 1 0 1 5 .300 .333 .450 .783 9 1 0 0
36 Quincy Trouppe# 39 84 262 205 39 53 7 2 8 40 0 57 32 .259 .420 .429 .849 88 4 0 0
37 Earl Turner 29 28 66 62 3 11 0 0 1 5 1 3 13 .177 .215 .226 .441 14 2 0 1
38 Sam Vico* 28 34 134 119 19 33 2 0 5 20 3 12 12 .277 .348 .420 .769 50 3 1 2
39 Jim Vitter 27 8 4 1 .250
40 Bobby Wilson 29 126 508 454 67 122 15 1 1 36 7 51 43 .269 .343 .313 .655 142 5 0 3
41 George Zuverink 27 37 66 59 4 11 2 0 0 3 0 3 12 .186 .226 .220 .446 13 1 0 4
41 Players 28.0 155 5908 5131 794 1408 211 58 120 733 57 676 699 .274 .362 .408 .770 2095 120 30 71
* - 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 Bill Abernathie 23 11 9 .550 5.27 34 21 7 0 164.0 182 108 96 62 51 3 0 3 1.488 10.0 3.4 2.8 0.82
2 Bob Chakales 24 10 6 .625 5.18 30 16 4 0 125.0 147 88 72 72 69 7 3 4 1.752 10.6 5.2 5.0 0.96
3 Lamar Chambers 29 0 0 5 12.0
4 Lloyd Dickey* 22 5 9 .357 4.38 37 18 5 1 117.0 134 78 57 52 56 5 0 2 1.590 10.3 4.0 4.3 1.08
5 Bubba Harris 26 0 0 6 9.0
6 Sam Jones 26 4 0 1.000 3.09 5 0 35.0 28 12 12 18 24 1.314 7.2 4.6 6.2 1.33
7 Bob Kerrigan* 31 4 8 .333 5.62 34 9 2 0 96.0 122 65 60 40 47 4 0 1 1.688 11.4 3.8 4.4 1.18
8 Windy McCall* 26 2 3 .400 6.11 7 0 28.0 34 24 19 2 22 9 1 0 0 2.000 10.9 0.6 7.1 2.9 0.41
9 Ray Narleski 23 11 15 .423 4.67 41 24 9 1 181.0 180 108 94 117 132 3 0 11 1.641 9.0 5.8 6.6 1.13
10 Frank Papish* 34 4 7 .364 7.02 23 12 1 0 82.0 100 69 64 43 41 2 0 2 1.744 11.0 4.7 4.5 0.95
11 Raymond Petrzelka 25 0 1 .000 22.50 5 0 8.0 13 21 20 2 9 5 1 1 1 2.750 14.6 2.2 10.1 5.6 0.56
12 Herb Score* 19 2 5 .286 5.23 12 10 3 0 62.0 37 43 36 62 61 2 1 11 1.597 5.4 9.0 8.9 0.98
13 Charles Sipple 32 9 5 .643 4.98 43 15 7 0 159.0 173 98 88 51 88 2 0 6 1.409 9.8 2.9 5.0 1.73
14 Al Smith 24 0 0 1 2.0
15 Bill Tosheff 26 0 0 12 42.0
16 Jim Vitter 27 1 0 1.000 5.57 8 0 21.0 26 13 13 5 7 1.476 11.1 2.1 3.0 1.40
17 George Zuverink 27 12 11 .522 3.75 37 19 12 2 168.0 185 84 70 49 70 5 1 6 1.393 9.9 2.6 3.8 1.43
17 Players 26.2 75 79 .487 155 155 866
* - 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
Quincy Trouppe 72 297 39 8 7 .977 4.67 12
Joe Montalvo 50 204 19 8 1 .965 4.46 3
Dick Kinaman 38 187 25 4 5 .981 5.58 0
Earl Turner 22 63 10 2 0 .973 3.32 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Herb Conyers 46 376 19 5 31 .988 8.59
Sam Vico 34 269 26 5 26 .983 8.68
Gary Gearhart 30 195 17 6 26 .972 7.07
Jack Baumer 19 150 7 3 15 .981 8.26
Ben Taylor 18 137 7 2 12 .986 8.00
Luke Easter 14 127 7 4 14 .971 9.57

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bobby Wilson 117 263 323 17 85 .972 5.01
Snuffy Stirnweiss 27 62 59 2 13 .984 4.48
Jack Baumer 24 65 59 2 11 .984 5.17

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Snuffy Stirnweiss 65 52 138 6 14 .969 2.92
Al Smith 50 51 64 6 8 .950 2.30
Jack Baumer 49 48 87 14 9 .906 2.76

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Harry Malmberg 151 262 426 36 85 .950 4.56

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Milt Nielsen 125 237 8 7 1 .972 1.96
Dave Pope 121 301 11 9 2 .972 2.58
Al Smith 80 142 16 8 4 .952 1.98
Gary Gearhart 62 85 5 8 0 .918 1.45
Bud Hutson 47 81 3 2 1 .977 1.79
Bill Higdon 30 43 1 2 0 .957 1.47
Jim Fridley 28 61 8 4 3 .945 2.46
Frank Kalin 16 31 0 1 0 .969 1.94
Paul Lehner 15 30 3 0 0 1.000 2.20

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Charles Sipple 43 6 28 1 1 .971 0.79
Ray Narleski 41 4 17 0 1 1.000 0.51
Lloyd Dickey 37 5 35 1 2 .976 1.08
George Zuverink 37 12 41 1 3 .981 1.43
Bill Abernathie 34 12 18 2 2 .938 0.88
Bob Kerrigan 34 7 20 1 2 .964 0.79
Bob Chakales 30 4 20 1 2 .960 0.80
Frank Papish 23 6 17 1 0 .958 1.00
Herb Score 12 0 9 2 0 .818 0.75
Bill Tosheff 12 1 5 0 1 1.000 0.50
Jim Vitter 8 0.00
Windy McCall 7 0.00
Bubba Harris 6 0.00
Lamar Chambers 5 0.00
Sam Jones 5 0.00
Raymond Petrzelka 5 0.00
Al Smith 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bill Abernathie 23 R R 5' 10.0" 190 Jan 30, 1929 Torrance, CA, US
Jack Baumer 23 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Oct 24, 1928 Tulsa, OK, US
Bob Chakales 24 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Aug 10, 1927 Asheville, NC, US
Lamar Chambers 29 L R 6' 0.0" 170 Feb 16, 1923
Herb Conyers 31 L R 6' 5.0" 210 Jan 8, 1921 Cowgill, MO, US
Gene Desautels 45 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jun 13, 1907 Worcester, MA, US
Lloyd Dickey 22 L L 6' 1.0" 170 Sep 18, 1929 San Francisco, CA, US
Thomas Dobkins 26 L 5' 11.0" 175 1926
Luke Easter 36 L R 6' 4.0" 240 Aug 4, 1915 Jonestown, MS, US
Jim Fridley 27 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Sep 6, 1924 Phillippi, WV, US
Gary Gearhart 28 R L 5' 11.0" 180 Aug 10, 1923 New Lebanon, OH, US
Bubba Harris 26 R R 6' 4.0" 204 Feb 15, 1926 Sulligent, AL, US
Bill Higdon 28 L R 6' 1.0" 193 Apr 27, 1924 Camp Hill, AL, US
Bud Hutson 26 R 6' 0.0" 185 Feb 6, 1926 Atkins, AR, US
Sam Jones 26 R R 6' 4.0" 192 Dec 14, 1925 Stewartsville, OH, US
Frank Kalin 34 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Oct 3, 1917 Steubenville, OH, US
Bob Kerrigan 31 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Sep 1, 1920 Syracuse, NY, US
Dick Kinaman 26 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Nov 10, 1925 Los Angeles, CA, US
Paul Lehner 31 L L 5' 9.0" 160 Jul 1, 1920 Dolomite, AL, US
Harry Malmberg 26 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Jul 31, 1925 Fairfield, AL, US
Windy McCall 26 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Jul 18, 1925 San Francisco, CA, US
Joe Montalvo 26 R 6' 4.0" 225 Jun 6, 1926 New York, NY, US
Ray Narleski 23 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Nov 25, 1928 Camden, NJ, US
Milt Nielsen 27 L L 5' 11.0" 190 Feb 8, 1925 Tyler, MN, US
Frank Papish 34 R L 6' 2.0" 192 Oct 21, 1917 Pueblo, CO, US
Raymond Petrzelka 25 R R 6' 3.0" 195 1927
Andy Phillip 30 R 6' 3.0" 198 Mar 7, 1922 Granite City, IL, US
Dave Pope 31 L R 5' 10.0" 170 Jun 17, 1921 Talladega, AL, US
Dino Restelli 27 R R 6' 1.0" 191 Sep 23, 1924 St. Louis, MO, US
Mel Rue 27 R 5' 8.0" 140 Jun 8, 1925
Herb Score 19 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Jun 7, 1933 Rosedale, NY, US
Charles Sipple 32 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 22, 1920 Hazleton, PA, US
Al Smith 24 R R 6' 0.0" 189 Feb 7, 1928 Kirkwood, MO, US
Snuffy Stirnweiss 33 R R 5' 8.0" 175 Oct 26, 1918 New York, NY, US
Ben Taylor 24 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Sep 30, 1927 Metropolis, IL, US
Bill Tosheff 26 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 2, 1926
Quincy Trouppe 39 S R 6' 2.0" 225 Dec 25, 1912 Dublin, GA, US
Earl Turner 29 R R 5' 9.0" 170 May 6, 1923 Pittsfield, MA, US
Sam Vico 28 L R 6' 4.0" 200 Aug 9, 1923 San Fernando, CA, US
Jim Vitter 27 R R 5' 9.0" 180 Apr 27, 1925 Dillonvale, OH, US
Bobby Wilson 29 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Jul 23, 1922 Goldsboro, NC, US
George Zuverink 27 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Aug 20, 1924 Holland, MI, US

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