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1950 Indianapolis Indians

1950 > Class AAA > 1950 American Association
Overall: 85-67
Scored 750 runs, Allowed 645 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 86-66

Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates-NL
Manager: Al Lopez
Represented: Indianapolis, IN
Ballpark: Owen J. Bush Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1949 / 1951

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 Del Ballinger* 31 52 160 137 15 33 11 0 0 16 0 20 2 .241 .350 .321 .671 44 4 3 0
2 Monty Basgall 28 133 526 462 63 130 29 4 13 58 5 52 58 .281 .360 .446 .806 206 15 5 7
3 Ted Beard* 29 29 122 107 15 25 7 1 0 2 1 14 22 .234 .322 .318 .640 34 1 0 1
4 Gus Bell* 21 38 185 165 33 66 10 6 5 21 1 19 13 .400 .465 .624 1.089 103 0 1 0
5 Eddie Bockman 29 107 415 363 55 89 11 6 11 46 3 45 57 .245 .330 .399 .730 145 8 1 6
6 Dale Coogan* 19 65 272 255 29 61 9 6 5 28 3 15 44 .239 .287 .380 .667 97 4 2 0
7 Dom Dallessandro* 36 101 277 223 45 78 13 2 12 52 0 53 28 .350 .475 .587 1.062 131 4 0 1
8 Nanny Fernandez 31 61 251 230 29 69 14 2 11 47 3 20 20 .300 .356 .522 .878 120 4 0 1
9 Ed Fitz Gerald 26 103 346 310 43 97 14 6 0 42 3 34 38 .313 .383 .397 .779 123 7 1 1
10 Bob Friend 19 11 20 18 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 .111 .111 .111 .222 2 1 0 2
11 Robert Ganss 27 4 9 5 .556
12 Gary Gearhart 26 4 5 1 .200
13 Hal Gregg 28 19 33 29 2 3 0 0 0 3 0 1 8 .103 .133 .103 .237 3 3 0 3
14 Al Grunwald* 20 35 127 117 22 39 9 1 3 29 0 8 13 .333 .381 .504 .885 59 3 1 1
15 Don Gutteridge 38 52 105 98 19 19 5 2 0 9 0 4 13 .194 .225 .286 .511 28 5 0 3
16 Johnny Hutchings# 34 19 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1
17 Frank Kalin 32 85 260 238 38 70 13 5 14 51 1 22 43 .294 .354 .567 .921 135 3 0 0
18 Robert Kellogg* 27 22 53 48 9 13 2 1 0 2 0 5 9 .271 .340 .354 .694 17 2 0 0
19 Paul LaPalme* 26 31 10 10 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .400 .400 .500 .900 5 0 0 0
20 Rolland Leveille 22 10 28 25 3 6 3 0 1 6 0 3 1 .240 .321 .480 .801 12 1 0 0
21 Royce Lint* 29 67 61 49 14 5 1 0 0 4 2 6 15 .102 .200 .122 .322 6 0 0 6
22 Woody Main 28 43 16 16 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 .063 .063 .125 .188 2 1 0 0
23 Windy McCall* 24 21 44 35 8 10 5 0 1 7 0 4 7 .286 .375 .514 .889 18 1 1 4
24 James Mims 23 7 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
25 Pete Modica 26 3 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
26 Joe Muir* 27 38 77 72 9 15 0 0 0 4 0 0 9 .208 .208 .208 .417 15 0 0 5
27 Danny O'Connell 21 84 358 322 65 113 20 4 8 50 5 33 23 .351 .413 .512 .925 165 10 1 2
28 Frank Papish 32 19 43 35 4 7 1 0 0 4 0 2 7 .200 .243 .229 .472 8 1 0 6
29 Rusty Peters 35 69 211 183 27 46 11 5 2 17 0 27 31 .251 .351 .399 .750 73 7 1 0
30 Bill Pierro 24 25 33 28 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 14 .036 .100 .036 .136 1 0 0 3
31 Whitey Platt 29 126 439 418 47 115 21 1 12 71 1 19 57 .275 .308 .416 .724 174 16 1 1
32 Dino Restelli 25 21 92 81 10 13 3 1 1 6 1 10 14 .160 .261 .259 .520 21 5 1 0
33 Elmer Riddle 35 36 62 54 6 7 1 0 1 6 0 1 20 .130 .161 .204 .364 11 1 1 6
34 Culley Rikard* 36 115 389 308 45 87 11 2 3 41 2 81 22 .282 .432 .360 .792 111 14 0 0 Stats for 2 teams
35 Tom Saffell* 28 85 338 298 49 97 15 3 5 23 11 37 33 .326 .404 .446 .850 133 0 2 1
36 Ed Stevens* 25 61 234 198 26 52 3 2 5 27 0 34 24 .263 .373 .374 .747 74 2 1 1
37 Fred Strobel 21 30 36 29 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 2 11 .069 .129 .103 .232 3 1 0 5
38 Earl Turner 27 19 56 55 3 17 2 1 0 8 0 1 9 .309 .321 .382 .703 21 3 0 0
39 Leo Wells 32 22 74 69 13 21 5 0 1 9 0 5 8 .304 .351 .420 .772 29 4 0 0
39 Players 28.4 153 5745 5080 750 1414 250 61 114 695 41 573 690 .278 .354 .419 .773 2128 129 24 68
* - 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 Bob Friend 19 2 4 .333 5.46 11 9 0 0 56.0 75 41 34 16 34 3 0 1 1.625 12.1 2.6 5.5 2.13
2 Hal Gregg 28 3 9 .250 5.03 18 17 4 0 93.0 98 62 52 49 71 2 0 3 1.581 9.5 4.7 6.9 1.45
3 Johnny Hutchings 34 3 1 .750 1.55 19 0 29.0 23 7 5 4 13 15 1 2 0 1.241 7.1 1.2 4.0 4.7 1.15
4 Bill Kennedy* 31 0 0 1 1.0
5 Paul LaPalme* 26 6 5 .545 3.67 31 0 0 0 49.0 42 24 20 23 27 0 0 0 1.327 7.7 4.2 5.0 1.17
6 Royce Lint* 29 12 6 .667 3.97 46 18 7 2 177.0 196 86 78 76 100 0 3 1 1.537 10.0 3.9 5.1 1.32
7 Woody Main 28 5 4 .556 1.90 43 0 0 0 71.0 48 20 15 24 42 2 0 0 1.014 6.1 3.0 5.3 1.75
8 Windy McCall* 24 7 7 .500 5.28 20 18 6 2 104.0 111 67 61 60 82 3 0 1 1.644 9.6 5.2 7.1 1.37
9 James Mims 23 1 0 1.000 2.45 7 0 11.0 10 3 3 1 4 3 0 0 0 1.273 8.2 0.8 3.3 2.5 0.75
10 Pete Modica 26 1 1 .500 5.40 3 0 10.0 11 7 6 1 11 7 0 1 1 2.200 9.9 0.9 9.9 6.3 0.64
11 Joe Muir* 27 10 10 .500 3.91 38 25 9 2 205.0 225 103 89 52 97 0 0 1 1.351 9.9 2.3 4.3 1.87
12 Frank Papish* 32 11 3 .786 2.81 19 15 8 1 109.0 84 39 34 47 47 2 1 1 1.202 6.9 3.9 3.9 1.00
13 Bill Pierro 24 8 3 .727 2.60 25 11 4 2 104.0 56 33 30 59 75 8 1 3 1.106 4.8 5.1 6.5 1.27
14 Elmer Riddle 35 11 9 .550 4.04 26 25 10 1 165.0 168 86 74 85 70 2 2 2 1.533 9.2 4.6 3.8 0.82
15 Fred Strobel 21 5 5 .500 4.17 30 14 4 1 108.0 122 66 50 56 49 0 0 0 1.648 10.2 4.7 4.1 0.88
15 Players 27.4 85 67 .559 153 153 645
* - 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
Ed Fitz Gerald 94 496 30 11 0 .980 5.60 10
Del Ballinger 47 212 19 1 2 .996 4.91 5
Earl Turner 14 73 8 1 1 .988 5.79 1
Rolland Leveille 10 32 4 1 0 .973 3.60 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dale Coogan 65 491 48 11 44 .980 8.29
Ed Stevens 56 411 41 10 44 .978 8.07
Al Grunwald 28 233 17 2 15 .992 8.93

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Monty Basgall 133 331 286 25 71 .961 4.64
Don Gutteridge 28 38 47 3 12 .966 3.04

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eddie Bockman 101 100 194 23 16 .927 2.91
Rusty Peters 43 35 81 10 2 .921 2.70
Nanny Fernandez 36 50 81 12 19 .916 3.64

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Danny O'Connell 84 141 244 10 48 .975 4.58
Nanny Fernandez 25 33 63 8 8 .923 3.84
Leo Wells 21 35 39 3 10 .961 3.52

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Whitey Platt 116 187 13 9 2 .957 1.72
Culley Rikard 97 161 7 7 2 .960 1.73 Stats for 2 teams
Tom Saffell 83 234 8 3 2 .988 2.92
Frank Kalin 60 98 1 2 0 .980 1.65
Dom Dallessandro 53 86 4 3 0 .968 1.70
Gus Bell 38 73 8 2 1 .976 2.13
Ted Beard 29 68 2 0 0 1.000 2.41
Dino Restelli 21 61 0 4 0 .938 2.90
Robert Kellogg 13 21 2 0 1 1.000 1.77

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Royce Lint 46 17 41 4 5 .935 1.26
Woody Main 43 5 7 2 0 .857 0.28
Joe Muir 38 14 34 1 2 .980 1.26
Paul LaPalme 31 5 9 0 0 1.000 0.45
Fred Strobel 30 6 16 1 0 .957 0.73
Elmer Riddle 26 9 25 1 1 .971 1.31
Bill Pierro 25 2 7 2 1 .818 0.36
Windy McCall 20 8 12 0 2 1.000 1.00
Johnny Hutchings 19 6 5 0 1 1.000 0.58
Frank Papish 19 9 16 3 1 .893 1.32
Hal Gregg 18 10 19 2 1 .935 1.61
Bob Friend 11 3 9 0 0 1.000 1.09
James Mims 7 0.00
Pete Modica 3 0.00
Bill Kennedy 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Del Ballinger 31 L R 5' 8.0" 185 Mar 17, 1919 Fort Oglethorpe, GA, US
Monty Basgall 28 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Feb 8, 1922 Pfeifer, KS, US
Ted Beard 29 L L 5' 8.0" 165 Jan 7, 1921 Woodsboro, MD, US
Gus Bell 21 L R 6' 1.0" 190 Nov 15, 1928 Louisville, KY, US
Eddie Bockman 29 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Jul 26, 1920 Santa Ana, CA, US
Dale Coogan 19 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 14, 1930 Los Angeles, CA, US
Dom Dallessandro 36 L L 5' 6.0" 168 Oct 3, 1913 Reading, PA, US
Nanny Fernandez 31 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Oct 25, 1918 Wilmington, CA, US
Ed Fitz Gerald 26 R R 6' 0.0" 170 May 21, 1924 Santa Ynez, CA, US
Bob Friend 19 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Nov 24, 1930 Lafayette, IN, US
Robert Ganss 27 R 5' 10.0" 195 Jul 7, 1922 Toledo, OH, US
Gary Gearhart 26 R L 5' 11.0" 180 Aug 10, 1923 New Lebanon, OH, US
Hal Gregg 28 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Jul 11, 1921 Anaheim, CA, US
Al Grunwald 20 L L 6' 4.0" 210 Feb 13, 1930 Los Angeles, CA, US
Don Gutteridge 38 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Jun 19, 1912 Pittsburg, KS, US
Johnny Hutchings 34 S R 6' 2.0" 250 Apr 14, 1916 Chicago, IL, US
Frank Kalin 32 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Oct 3, 1917 Steubenville, OH, US
Robert Kellogg 27 L 5' 11.0" 175 Dec 29, 1922
Bill Kennedy 31 L L 6' 1.0" 175 Dec 22, 1918 Alexandria, VA, US
Paul LaPalme 26 L L 5' 10.0" 175 Dec 14, 1923 Springfield, MA, US
Rolland Leveille 22 R 5' 11.0" 195 1928
Royce Lint 29 L L 6' 1.0" 165 Jan 1, 1921 Birmingham, AL, US
Woody Main 28 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Feb 12, 1922 Delano, CA, US
Windy McCall 24 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Jul 18, 1925 San Francisco, CA, US
James Mims 23 R R 6' 0.0" 175 Dec 19, 1926
Pete Modica 26 R R 6' 0.0" 145 Jan 25, 1924 New Orleans, LA, US
Joe Muir 27 L L 6' 1.0" 172 Nov 26, 1922 Oriole, MD, US
Danny O'Connell 21 R R 5' 11.0" 168 Jan 21, 1929 Paterson, NJ, US
Frank Papish 32 R L 6' 2.0" 192 Oct 21, 1917 Pueblo, CO, US
Rusty Peters 35 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Dec 14, 1914 Roanoke, VA, US
Bill Pierro 24 R R 6' 1.0" 155 Apr 15, 1926 Brooklyn, NY, US
Whitey Platt 29 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 21, 1920 West Palm Beach, FL, US
Dino Restelli 25 R R 6' 1.0" 191 Sep 23, 1924 St. Louis, MO, US
Elmer Riddle 35 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 31, 1914 Columbus, GA, US
Culley Rikard 36 L R 5' 11.0" 183 May 9, 1914 Oxford, MS, US
Tom Saffell 28 L R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 26, 1921 Etowah, TN, US
Ed Stevens 25 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 12, 1925 Galveston, TX, US
Fred Strobel 21 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Mar 30, 1929 Oxnard, CA, US
Earl Turner 27 R R 5' 9.0" 170 May 6, 1923 Pittsfield, MA, US
Leo Wells 32 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Jul 18, 1917 Kansas City, KS, US

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