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1944 Indianapolis Indians

1944 > Class AA > 1944 American Association
Overall: 57-93
Scored 640 runs, Allowed 593 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 80-70

Affiliation: Boston Braves-NL
Manager: Mike Kelley and Mike Kelly
Represented: Indianapolis, IN
Ballpark: Owen J. Bush Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1943 / 1945

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 Joseph Aliperto 17 94 313 288 20 62 7 3 1 25 4 23 57 .215 .273 .271 .544 78 8 0 2
2 Charles Anderson 22 18 60 54 2 12 3 0 0 3 0 5 10 .222 .300 .278 .578 15 3 1 0
3 Wayne Blackburn* 29 149 653 535 104 180 23 7 1 65 25 99 29 .336 .445 .411 .857 220 7 6 13
4 Red Borom* 28 79 342 311 50 84 9 2 0 16 9 20 26 .270 .314 .312 .626 97 9 0 11
5 Paul Bowman? -- 13 33 29 4 5 0 0 0 2 0 3 8 .172 .250 .172 .422 5 0 0 1
6 Albert Bronkhurst 27 4 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
7 Joe Burns 28 59 252 232 29 70 12 3 1 34 4 16 22 .302 .349 .392 .742 91 11 1 3
8 Ollie Byers 27 30 80 68 9 6 0 0 0 1 0 10 13 .088 .205 .088 .293 6 2 0 2 Stats for 2 teams
9 Pat Capri 25 20 77 66 12 21 2 0 0 9 0 9 5 .318 .408 .348 .756 23 0 1 1 Stats for 2 teams
10 Chet Clemens 27 101 441 405 82 119 10 10 3 43 21 31 30 .294 .350 .390 .740 158 9 4 1
11 Cosmo Cotelle* 39 115 423 385 53 132 18 9 1 68 5 28 16 .343 .395 .444 .839 171 7 5 5 Stats for 2 teams
12 George Diehl 26 23 52 46 2 7 0 0 0 2 0 3 15 .152 .204 .152 .356 7 1 0 3 Stats for 2 teams
13 Deacon Donahue 24 9 14 3 5 0 0 0 1 0 .357 .357 5
14 Gil English 34 91 375 332 59 107 18 6 4 47 2 34 14 .322 .387 .449 .836 149 14 1 8
15 Kerby Farrell* 30 123 497 458 53 134 9 5 2 44 7 34 24 .293 .343 .347 .690 159 10 1 4
16 Wes Flowers* 30 15 34 31 5 7 1 0 0 4 0 2 8 .226 .273 .258 .531 8 0 0 1
17 Heinie Heltzel 30 70 265 235 16 50 7 1 0 18 1 20 20 .213 .277 .251 .528 59 7 1 9
18 Roy Herndon* 29 25 63 54 6 12 1 0 1 10 3 7 5 .222 .311 .296 .608 16 0 0 2
19 Johnny Hutchings# 28 34 65 55 2 11 2 0 0 6 0 9 9 .200 .313 .236 .549 13 1 0 1
20 Nicholas Kanavas* 24 6 5 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
21 Harry Kelley 38 43 60 57 4 12 1 0 0 8 0 2 3 .211 .237 .228 .465 13 3 0 1
22 Stan Klopp 33 10 14 11 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 4 .182 .357 .273 .630 3 0 0 0
23 John Lehman 41 11 23 22 0 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 .182 .217 .182 .399 4 0 0 0
24 Carl Lindquist 25 32 46 41 3 6 1 1 0 3 0 2 19 .146 .205 .220 .424 9 1 1 2
25 Bob Logan 34 66 183 168 13 38 4 1 0 16 2 7 18 .226 .261 .262 .523 44 7 1 7
26 Russ Lyon 31 64 185 167 17 59 14 1 2 55 1 16 13 .353 .416 .485 .901 81 11 2 0
27 George Mitrus 24 39 121 113 15 21 6 0 1 5 0 7 15 .186 .233 .265 .499 30 4 0 1
28 Eddie Morgan* 29 65 245 213 27 67 10 3 1 33 4 31 12 .315 .404 .404 .808 86 0 1 0
29 Dave Odom 26 21 33 29 4 6 1 0 0 2 0 2 11 .207 .258 .241 .499 7 0 0 2
30 Hugh Poland* 34 123 436 413 37 115 20 4 2 64 6 19 23 .278 .313 .361 .674 149 10 2 2
31 Nick Rhabe* 28 38 125 115 12 27 0 0 0 12 1 7 8 .235 .290 .235 .525 27 5 2 1
32 Woody Rich* 28 41 83 76 2 19 2 0 0 8 0 3 5 .250 .288 .276 .564 21 1 1 3
33 Michael Sabena# 22 61 219 205 22 65 8 0 0 12 3 11 13 .317 .352 .356 .708 73 4 0 3
34 Norm Schlueter 27 12 37 33 4 9 2 0 0 2 0 4 2 .273 .351 .333 .685 11 0 0 0
35 Fred Schulte 43 37 106 99 9 19 5 0 0 5 0 7 6 .192 .245 .242 .488 24 5 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
36 Allyn Stout 39 3 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
37 Frank Wilkie* 18 16 36 30 6 6 1 0 0 2 1 6 9 .200 .333 .233 .567 7 0 0 0
38 Preston Wint? -- 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
38 Players 29.6 152 5647 5084 640 1407 188 49 19 568 96 453 456 .277 .340 .344 .684 1750 136 30 80
* - 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 Albert Bronkhurst 27 1 1 .500 2.25 4 2 1 1 0 12.0 11 5 3 3 5 0 0 0 1.167 8.2 2.2 3.8 1.67
2 Ollie Byers 27 10 11 .476 4.84 30 21 7 11 1 184.0 216 117 99 61 74 1 0 3 1.505 10.6 3.0 3.6 1.21 Stats for 2 teams
3 George Diehl 26 5 11 .313 5.96 23 20 0 8 1 136.0 185 114 90 48 48 1 3 5 1.713 12.2 3.2 3.2 1.00 Stats for 2 teams
4 Deacon Donahue 24 2 3 .400 9.55 9 6 1 1 0 33.0 46 42 35 25 16 1 0 3 2.152 12.5 6.8 4.4 0.64
5 Kerby Farrell* 30 0 0 6 0 0 22.0 33 8 5 1.864 13.5 3.3 2.0 0.63
6 Wes Flowers* 30 6 4 .600 3.94 14 10 4 4 0 80.0 83 49 35 41 36 0 1 4 1.550 9.3 4.6 4.0 0.88
7 Johnny Hutchings 28 6 13 .316 4.70 22 18 4 11 1 132.0 147 88 69 46 81 8 2 2 1.462 10.0 3.1 5.5 1.76
8 Nicholas Kanavas* 24 0 2 .000 4.24 6 2 4 1 0 17.0 17 16 8 11 5 0 0 3 1.647 9.0 5.8 2.6 0.45
9 Harry Kelley 38 9 9 .500 3.81 43 14 22 7 0 163.0 201 92 69 49 58 4 0 4 1.534 11.1 2.7 3.2 1.18
10 Stan Klopp 33 3 4 .429 4.70 10 7 3 2 2 46.0 53 27 24 33 24 1 0 3 1.870 10.4 6.5 4.7 0.73
11 Carl Lindquist 25 6 13 .316 5.81 28 18 6 8 0 124.0 145 106 80 73 45 7 1 6 1.758 10.5 5.3 3.3 0.62
12 Bob Logan* 34 12 11 .522 3.08 33 24 7 18 1 225.0 224 93 77 57 98 3 1 10 1.249 9.0 2.3 3.9 1.72
13 Robert Martin? -- 0 0 3 0 0 3.0 6 4 2 3.333 18.0 12.0 6.0 0.50
14 Dave Odom 26 2 4 .333 6.33 21 11 6 2 0 81.0 84 71 57 61 43 1 1 5 1.790 9.3 6.8 4.8 0.70
15 Woody Rich 28 4 14 .222 4.50 26 20 6 11 1 168.0 204 105 84 94 103 5 0 4 1.774 10.9 5.0 5.5 1.10
16 Allyn Stout 39 0 1 .000 7.71 3 0 0 7.0 7 6 6 6 3 1 0 0 1.857 9.0 7.7 3.9 0.50
16 Players 29.4 57 93 .380 152 152 593
* - 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
Hugh Poland 113 480 82 13 14 .977 4.97 4
Russ Lyon 45 161 25 6 2 .969 4.13 2
Norm Schlueter 12 36 6 1 0 .977 3.50 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kerby Farrell 123 1041 80 10 84 .991 9.11
Eddie Morgan 20 140 5 4 10 .973 7.25
Gil English 15 117 9 3 5 .977 8.40

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Red Borom 55 134 161 14 26 .955 5.36
Joe Burns 48 133 134 17 21 .940 5.56
Michael Sabena 17 34 42 5 7 .938 4.47
Pat Capri 16 44 47 12 13 .883 5.69 Stats for 2 teams
Charles Anderson 12 33 29 7 7 .899 5.17

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gil English 48 32 81 4 2 .966 2.35
George Mitrus 29 21 45 6 7 .917 2.28
Michael Sabena 25 26 33 4 3 .937 2.36
Red Borom 19 18 38 1 3 .982 2.95
Wayne Blackburn 17 10 30 1 4 .976 2.35
Heinie Heltzel 15 10 20 0 2 1.000 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joseph Aliperto 87 148 223 35 38 .914 4.26
Heinie Heltzel 58 107 143 18 24 .933 4.31

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wayne Blackburn 134 311 10 10 1 .970 2.40
Cosmo Cotelle 110 197 12 8 3 .963 1.90 Stats for 2 teams
Chet Clemens 101 213 6 10 3 .956 2.17
Eddie Morgan 43 65 1 4 0 .943 1.53
Gil English 32 50 4 0 2 1.000 1.69
Bob Logan 31 42 2 3 1 .936 1.42
Nick Rhabe 30 46 1 2 0 .959 1.57
Fred Schulte 25 38 3 2 0 .953 1.64 Stats for 2 teams
Michael Sabena 16 25 0 1 0 .962 1.56
Paul Bowman 11 13 0 1 0 .929 1.18
Roy Herndon 11 24 1 2 0 .926 2.27

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Harry Kelley 43 10 41 2 4 .962 1.19
Bob Logan 33 11 54 4 1 .942 1.97
Ollie Byers 30 15 43 2 3 .967 1.93 Stats for 2 teams
Carl Lindquist 28 8 31 0 1 1.000 1.39
Woody Rich 26 8 44 0 4 1.000 2.00
George Diehl 23 6 41 1 5 .979 2.04 Stats for 2 teams
Johnny Hutchings 22 7 18 3 1 .893 1.14
Dave Odom 21 2 16 2 0 .900 0.86
Wes Flowers 14 3 21 0 1 1.000 1.71
Stan Klopp 10 1 6 0 0 1.000 0.70
Deacon Donahue 9 0.00
Kerby Farrell 6 0.00
Nicholas Kanavas 6 0.00
Albert Bronkhurst 4 0.00
Robert Martin 3 0.00
Allyn Stout 3 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Joseph Aliperto 17 R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 1, 1926
Charles Anderson 22 R 6' 1.0" 175 1922
Wayne Blackburn 29 L L 5' 10.0" 168 Jul 10, 1914 Harmon, OH, US
Red Borom 28 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Oct 30, 1915 Spartanburg, SC, US
Paul Bowman -- Unknown
Albert Bronkhurst 27 R R 6' 1.0" 195 1917
Joe Burns 28 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Jun 17, 1916 Bryn Mawr, PA, US
Ollie Byers 27 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Oct 24, 1916
Pat Capri 25 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Nov 27, 1918 New York, NY, US
Chet Clemens 27 R R 6' 0.0" 175 May 10, 1917 San Fernando, CA, US
Cosmo Cotelle 39 L L 5' 5.0" 155 Nov 5, 1904 St. James, LA, US
George Diehl 26 R R 6' 2.0" 196 Feb 25, 1918 Emmaus, PA, US
Deacon Donahue 24 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jun 23, 1920 Chicago, IL, US
Gil English 34 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 2, 1909 Glenola, NC, US
Kerby Farrell 30 L L 5' 11.0" 172 Sep 3, 1913 Leapwood, TN, US
Wes Flowers 30 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 13, 1913 Vanndale, AR, US
Heinie Heltzel 30 R R 5' 10.0" 150 Dec 21, 1913 York, PA, US
Roy Herndon 29 L 5' 11.0" 165 1915
Johnny Hutchings 28 S R 6' 2.0" 250 Apr 14, 1916 Chicago, IL, US
Nicholas Kanavas 24 L L 5' 8.0" 175 Sep 21, 1919
Harry Kelley 38 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Feb 13, 1906 Parkin, AR, US
Stan Klopp 33 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 22, 1910 Womelsdorf, PA, US
John Lehman 41 R 6' 0.0" 173 1903
Carl Lindquist 25 R R 6' 2.0" 185 May 9, 1919 Morris Run, PA, US
Bob Logan 34 R L 5' 10.0" 170 Feb 10, 1910 Thompson, NE, US
Russ Lyon 31 R R 6' 1.0" 230 Jun 26, 1913 Ball Ground, GA, US
Robert Martin -- Unknown
George Mitrus 24 R 5' 9.0" 175 1920
Eddie Morgan 29 L L 5' 10.0" 160 Nov 19, 1914 Brady Lake, OH, US
Dave Odom 26 R R 6' 1.0" 220 Jun 5, 1918 Dinuba, CA, US
Hugh Poland 34 L R 5' 11.0" 185 Jan 19, 1910 Tompkinsville, KY, US
Nick Rhabe 28 L 5' 11.0" 185 Jun 10, 1916 Detroit, MI, US
Woody Rich 28 L R 6' 2.0" 185 Mar 9, 1916 Morganton, NC, US
Michael Sabena 22 S R 5' 11.0" 180 Sep 19, 1921 Williamstown, PA, US
Norm Schlueter 27 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Sep 25, 1916 Belleville, IL, US
Fred Schulte 43 R R 6' 1.0" 183 Jan 13, 1901 Belvidere, IL, US
Allyn Stout 39 R R 5' 10.0" 167 Oct 31, 1904 Peoria, IL, US
Frank Wilkie 18 L R 5' 10.0" 158 1926
Preston Wint -- Unknown

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