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1928 Indianapolis Indians

1928 > Class AA > 1928 American Association
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Bruno Betzel
Represented: Indianapolis, IN
Ballpark: West Washington Street Park (Indianapolis, IN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1927 / 1929

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 John Anderson? -- 25 82 9 23 3 1 3 2 .280 .451 37 2
2 Clyde Barnhart 32 2 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
3 Bruno Betzel 33 39 116 8 28 3 1 0 2 .241 .284 33 3
4 Vern Blenkiron# 26 21 87 20 30 5 1 2 9 .345 .494 43 3
5 Danny Boone 24 32 65 4 8 2 0 1 0 .123 .200 13 4
6 Erv Brame* 26 9 22 6 1 0 0 .273 .318 7
7 Dick Burrus* 30 43 150 23 46 8 1 0 2 .307 .373 56 4
8 Bill Burwell* 33 32 83 11 26 4 0 0 0 .313 .361 30 2
9 Adam Comorosky 22 89 372 333 49 119 14 12 8 12 26 20 .357 .409 .544 .952 181 3 10
10 Bud Connolly 27 147 596 525 65 153 29 8 1 7 35 20 .291 .340 .383 .723 201 4 32
11 Paul Florence# 28 48 105 9 24 3 2 3 0 .229 .381 40 2
12 Fred Haney 32 162 708 623 115 208 38 16 3 43 44 25 .334 .380 .461 .840 287 2 39
13 Walter Holke# 35 116 448 397 51 116 20 9 4 8 28 27 .292 .343 .418 .762 166 3 20
14 Baby Doll Jacobson 37 55 260 199 26 68 7 3 1 2 55 16 .342 .484 .422 .906 84 0 6 Stats for 2 teams
15 Len Koenecke* 24 17 71 17 28 6 2 4 0 .394 .704 50 3
16 Herman Layne 27 115 455 412 68 143 25 7 7 16 23 47 .347 .387 .493 .880 203 4 16
17 Dixie Leverett 34 34 79 7 16 2 1 0 0 .203 .253 20 9
18 Wid Matthews* 31 151 655 585 103 189 28 16 4 14 46 20 .323 .373 .446 .820 261 1 23
19 Herman Meyers? -- 2 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
20 Ralph Miller 32 27 72 6 17 1 0 0 2 .236 .250 18 0
21 Walter Mueller 33 19 41 7 9 1 0 0 1 .220 .244 10 4
22 Eddie Onslow* 35 4 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
23 Johnny Riddle 22 11 34 4 11 2 0 0 0 .324 .382 13 0
24 Reb Russell* 39 109 383 328 60 102 21 3 17 2 34 27 .311 .388 .549 .936 180 7 14
25 Ferdie Schupp 37 37 83 5 11 2 0 0 0 .133 .157 13 3
26 By Speece 31 28 24 3 7 1 0 2 0 .292 .583 14 0
27 Roy Spencer 28 140 521 467 68 138 19 7 4 4 37 21 .296 .349 .392 .740 183 1 16
28 Steve Swetonic 24 47 82 8 16 3 0 0 1 .195 .232 19 5
29 Rabbit Warstler 24 167 709 630 99 178 20 15 7 7 53 49 .283 .340 .395 .735 249 2 24
30 Worth? -- 7 19 3 1 1 0 .158 .316 6
31 Emil Yde# 28 64 143 24 53 9 2 0 1 .371 .462 66 1
31 Players 29.6
* - 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 Danny Boone 24 11 6 .647 3.07 32 167.0 164 70 57 56 54 7 5 1.317 8.8 3.0 2.9 0.96
2 Erv Brame 26 4 1 .800 2.29 6 51.0 54 13 13 14 17 0 0 1.333 9.5 2.5 3.0 1.21
3 Bill Burwell 33 13 10 .565 3.16 30 219.0 230 90 77 50 47 3 2 1.279 9.5 2.1 1.9 0.94
4 Walter Holke* 35 0 0 1 2.0 3 1 2.000 13.5 4.5
5 Dixie Leverett 34 19 12 .613 3.65 34 232.0 254 114 94 54 83 2 2 1.328 9.9 2.1 3.2 1.54
6 Herman Meyers? -- 0 1 .000 2 2.0 8 3 5.500 36.0 13.5
7 Ferdie Schupp* 37 12 14 .462 4.15 37 221.0 241 128 102 105 128 5 4 1.566 9.8 4.3 5.2 1.22
8 By Speece 31 1 4 .200 5.20 28 83.0 109 59 48 26 37 3 1 1.627 11.8 2.8 4.0 1.42
9 Steve Swetonic 24 20 8 .714 3.00 40 234.0 224 93 78 55 87 2 3 1.192 8.6 2.1 3.3 1.58
10 Lefty Wolf* 28 0 0 1 2.0 1 1 1.000 4.5 4.5
11 Emil Yde* 28 19 12 .613 3.54 39 280.0 295 136 110 88 115 7 12 1.368 9.5 2.8 3.7 1.31
11 Players 29.9
* - 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
Roy Spencer 138 559 128 14 20 .980 4.98 7
Paul Florence 33 91 21 3 0 .974 3.39 3
Johnny Riddle 10 33 4 2 0 .949 3.70 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Walter Holke 113 1075 59 12 84 .990 10.04
Dick Burrus 42 379 30 7 28 .983 9.74
Ralph Miller 12 75 3 2 5 .975 6.50
Reb Russell 11 109 3 4 13 .966 10.18

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bud Connolly 138 353 431 15 75 .981 5.68
Bruno Betzel 37 75 125 5 21 .976 5.41

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Fred Haney 160 148 327 23 36 .954 2.97

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rabbit Warstler 167 325 512 66 94 .927 5.01

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wid Matthews 150 379 6 13 3 .967 2.57
Herman Layne 113 224 3 6 0 .974 2.01
Adam Comorosky 89 223 5 7 1 .970 2.56
Reb Russell 88 136 8 6 2 .960 1.64
Baby Doll Jacobson 53 109 6 1 3 .991 2.17 Stats for 2 teams
John Anderson 23 32 2 6 0 .850 1.48
Vern Blenkiron 21 50 2 1 1 .981 2.48
Len Koenecke 17 35 0 1 0 .972 2.06
Walter Mueller 15 13 2 2 0 .882 1.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Steve Swetonic 40 17 52 1 4 .986 1.73
Emil Yde 39 14 67 5 3 .942 2.08
Ferdie Schupp 37 6 34 2 3 .952 1.08
Dixie Leverett 34 17 61 2 3 .975 2.29
Danny Boone 32 3 37 1 3 .976 1.25
Bill Burwell 30 25 85 1 4 .991 3.67
By Speece 28 0 15 0 0 1.000 0.54

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
John Anderson -- Unknown
Clyde Barnhart 32 R R 5' 10.0" 155 Dec 29, 1895 Buck Valley, PA, US
Bruno Betzel 33 R R 5' 9.0" 158 Dec 6, 1894 Chattanooga, OH, US
Vern Blenkiron 26 S R 6' 1.0" 180 Sep 12, 1901 Wausa, NE, US
Danny Boone 24 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Jul 28, 1903 Trotwood, OH, US
Erv Brame 26 L R 6' 2.0" 190 Oct 12, 1901 Big Rock, TN, US
Dick Burrus 30 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Jan 29, 1898 Hatteras, NC, US
Bill Burwell 33 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 27, 1895 Jarbalo, KS, US
Adam Comorosky 22 R R 5' 10.0" 167 Dec 9, 1905 Swoyersville, PA, US
Bud Connolly 27 R R 5' 8.0" 154 May 25, 1901 San Francisco, CA, US
Paul Florence 28 S R 6' 1.0" 185 Apr 22, 1900 Chicago, IL, US
Fred Haney 32 R R 5' 6.0" 170 Apr 25, 1896 Albuquerque, NM, US
Walter Holke 35 S L 6' 1.0" 185 Dec 25, 1892 St. Louis, MO, US
Baby Doll Jacobson 37 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Aug 16, 1890 Cable, IL, US
Len Koenecke 24 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Jan 18, 1904 Baraboo, WI, US
Herman Layne 27 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Feb 13, 1901 New Haven, WV, US
Dixie Leverett 34 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Mar 29, 1894 Georgetown, TX, US
Wid Matthews 31 L L 5' 8.0" 155 Oct 20, 1896 Raleigh, IL, US
Herman Meyers -- Unknown
Ralph Miller 32 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Feb 29, 1896 Fort Wayne, IN, US
Walter Mueller 33 R R 5' 8.0" 160 Dec 6, 1894 Central, MO, US
Eddie Onslow 35 L L 6' 0.0" 170 Feb 17, 1893 Meadville, PA, US
Johnny Riddle 22 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Oct 3, 1905 Clinton, SC, US
Reb Russell 39 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Mar 12, 1889 Jackson, MS, US
Ferdie Schupp 37 R L 5' 10.0" 150 Jan 16, 1891 Louisville, KY, US
By Speece 31 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jan 6, 1897 West Baden Springs, IN, US
Roy Spencer 28 R R 5' 10.0" 168 Feb 22, 1900 Scranton, NC, US
Steve Swetonic 24 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Aug 13, 1903 Mount Pleasant, PA, US
Rabbit Warstler 24 R R 5' 7.0" 150 Sep 13, 1903 North Canton, OH, US
Lefty Wolf 28 R L 5' 10.0" 163 Jun 10, 1900 Hartford, CT, US
Worth -- Unknown
Emil Yde 28 S L 5' 11.0" 165 Jan 28, 1900 Great Lakes, IL, US

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