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1954 Indianapolis Indians

1954 > Class AAA > 1954 American Association
Overall: 95-57
Scored 709 runs, Allowed 601 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 87-65

Affiliation: Cleveland Indians-AL
Manager: Kerby Farrell
Represented: Indianapolis, IN
Ballpark: Owen J. Bush Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1953 / 1955

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 Joe Altobelli* 22 149 605 551 73 158 31 10 6 79 4 41 59 .287 .338 .412 .750 227 10 4 4 5
2 Joe Caffie* 23 42 130 118 19 34 5 0 3 10 8 9 13 .288 .333 .407 .740 48 0 0 1 2
3 Rocky Colavito 20 149 617 528 94 143 30 3 38 116 2 75 84 .271 .369 .555 .924 293 10 8 4 2
4 Bud Daley* 21 5 5 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
5 Billy Joe Davidson* 21 50 40 40 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 .200 .200 .200 .400 8 0 0 0 0
6 Hank Foiles 25 103 368 337 57 112 13 3 17 59 8 23 42 .332 .376 .540 .916 182 7 2 4 2
7 Owen Friend 27 137 504 455 55 114 26 7 11 55 1 33 95 .251 .299 .411 .710 187 9 1 9 6
8 Joe Ginsberg* 27 59 200 175 15 51 6 0 3 27 0 21 15 .291 .367 .377 .744 66 10 1 1 2
9 Billy Harrell 25 134 515 453 70 139 23 5 5 59 10 46 62 .307 .372 .413 .785 187 6 3 10 3
10 Glenn Harshbarger 24 43 27 23 1 4 1 0 0 2 0 3 11 .174 .296 .217 .514 5 1 1 0 0
11 Bob Hazle* 23 106 335 290 45 65 11 5 4 23 3 38 30 .224 .313 .338 .651 98 3 0 6 1
12 Dave Hoskins* 28 7 14 5 .357
13 James Jadwin 23 10 25 25 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 .120 .120 .160 .280 4 1 0 0 0
14 Sam Jones 28 35 74 66 6 12 2 0 1 7 0 1 15 .182 .194 .258 .452 17 1 0 7 0
15 Bob Kelly 26 37 80 72 4 13 1 0 0 5 0 0 18 .181 .176 .194 .370 14 2 0 6 2
16 Clyde King# 30 21 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
17 Thomas Korczowski 26 8 11 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
18 Harry Malmberg 28 122 445 399 55 114 12 3 1 33 5 32 23 .286 .340 .338 .679 135 8 2 10 2
19 Marion Murszewski* 24 5 1 1 1.000
20 Richard Myers 21 1 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
21 Milt Nielsen* 29 70 101 91 11 21 1 1 1 14 2 9 14 .231 .297 .297 .594 27 1 0 0 1
22 Stan Pawloski 22 55 191 164 14 46 11 0 1 12 1 16 20 .280 .348 .366 .714 60 2 2 7 2
23 Bob Prentice 26 92 331 292 37 73 16 2 6 35 3 29 41 .250 .324 .380 .704 111 9 3 7 0
24 Howard Rodemoyer 24 41 61 51 4 12 1 0 0 7 0 2 15 .235 .259 .255 .514 13 0 0 7 1
25 Herb Score* 21 34 103 98 10 19 0 0 1 5 0 1 39 .194 .202 .224 .427 22 1 0 4 0
26 Wally Seward* 22 6 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
27 Harry Simpson* 28 100 371 330 50 93 19 5 12 58 1 30 52 .282 .345 .479 .824 158 9 4 3 4
28 Jim Tolleson 24 7 16 4 .250
29 Dick Tomanek* 23 25 38 34 3 5 1 0 0 1 0 4 4 .147 .237 .176 .413 6 1 0 0 0
30 Gale Wade* 25 116 426 377 81 103 18 3 9 44 24 35 71 .273 .339 .408 .747 154 2 4 7 3
31 Ted Wilks 38 30 5 3 2 1 1 0 0 3 0 2 0 .333 .600 .667 1.267 2 0 0 0 0
31 Players 24.7 152 5647 5022 709 1353 231 47 119 658 72 454 747 .269 .332 .405 .737 2035 99 35 98 38
* - 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 Bud Daley* 21 1 0 1.000 5
2 Billy Joe Davidson* 21 11 7 .611 3.59 50 9 1 1 138.0 138 58 55 15 51 72 1 1 1 1.370 9.0 1.0 3.3 4.7 1.41
3 Glenn Harshbarger 24 6 2 .750 4.63 43 9 1 0 105.0 112 60 54 12 66 51 2 0 4 1.695 9.6 1.0 5.7 4.4 0.77
4 Dave Hoskins 28 1 3 .250 4
5 Sam Jones 28 15 8 .652 3.75 35 31 12 4 199.0 155 98 83 18 129 178 6 0 7 1.427 7.0 0.8 5.8 8.1 1.38
6 Bob Kelly 26 13 8 .619 3.16 35 27 9 3 208.0 203 81 73 11 71 106 5 0 8 1.317 8.8 0.5 3.1 4.6 1.49
7 Clyde King 30 1 4 .200 5.29 21 2 0 0 34.0 35 24 20 5 17 15 0 0 1 1.529 9.3 1.3 4.5 4.0 0.88
8 Rudy Minarcin 24 0 0 2
9 Marion Murszewski* 24 1 1 .500 5
10 Howard Rodemoyer 24 12 7 .632 3.20 38 18 6 0 166.0 175 76 59 15 55 71 1 2 1 1.386 9.5 0.8 3.0 3.8 1.29
11 Jose Santiago 25 0 1 .000 1
12 Herb Score* 21 22 5 .815 2.62 33 32 21 5 251.0 140 76 73 13 140 330 2 1 4 1.116 5.0 0.5 5.0 11.8 2.36
13 Wally Seward* 22 1 0 1.000 6
14 Dick Tomanek* 23 6 9 .400 4.29 21 15 3 0 107.0 119 58 51 7 53 75 4 0 6 1.607 10.0 0.6 4.5 6.3 1.42
15 Ted Wilks 38 5 2 .714 2.66 30 0 0 0 44.0 36 22 13 2 14 19 0 0 0 1.136 7.4 0.4 2.9 3.9 1.36
15 Players 25.1 95 57 .625 152 152 601
* - 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
Hank Foiles 96 713 65 10 13 .987 8.10 5
Joe Ginsberg 48 267 31 4 6 .987 6.21 4
James Jadwin 10 37 5 2 1 .955 4.20 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Altobelli 148 1120 84 12 146 .990 8.14

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Harry Malmberg 107 222 251 12 75 .975 4.42
Stan Pawloski 47 89 94 4 25 .979 3.89
Bob Prentice 23 43 49 2 13 .979 4.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Billy Harrell 87 59 114 12 16 .935 1.99
Bob Prentice 73 46 114 16 15 .909 2.19

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Owen Friend 135 234 346 33 108 .946 4.30
Billy Harrell 22 22 47 5 13 .932 3.14

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rocky Colavito 147 271 16 7 6 .976 1.95
Gale Wade 97 242 2 4 0 .984 2.52
Harry Simpson 89 162 7 6 4 .966 1.90
Bob Hazle 87 165 2 7 1 .960 1.92
Joe Caffie 31 49 0 0 0 1.000 1.58
Billy Harrell 31 46 1 2 0 .959 1.52
Milt Nielsen 15 19 0 0 0 1.000 1.27

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Billy Joe Davidson 50 5 24 0 3 1.000 0.58
Glenn Harshbarger 43 7 13 1 1 .952 0.47
Howard Rodemoyer 38 15 32 3 2 .940 1.24
Sam Jones 35 7 30 0 3 1.000 1.06
Bob Kelly 35 11 29 1 4 .976 1.14
Herb Score 33 6 28 2 1 .944 1.03
Ted Wilks 30 3 7 0 2 1.000 0.33
Clyde King 21 1 4 1 0 .833 0.24
Dick Tomanek 21 7 14 4 3 .840 1.00
Wally Seward 6 0.00
Bud Daley 5 0.00
Marion Murszewski 5 0.00
Dave Hoskins 4 0.00
Rudy Minarcin 2 0.00
Jose Santiago 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Joe Altobelli 22 L L 6' 0.0" 185 May 26, 1932 Detroit, MI, US
Joe Caffie 23 L R 5' 10.0" 180 Feb 14, 1931 Ramer, AL, US
Rocky Colavito 20 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Aug 10, 1933 New York, NY, US
Bud Daley 21 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 7, 1932 Orange, CA, US
Billy Joe Davidson 21 L L 6' 3.0" 210 May 5, 1933 Marion, NC, US
Hank Foiles 25 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Jun 10, 1929 Richmond, VA, US
Owen Friend 27 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Mar 21, 1927 Granite City, IL, US
Joe Ginsberg 27 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Oct 11, 1926 New York, NY, US
Billy Harrell 25 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jul 18, 1928 Norristown, PA, US
Glenn Harshbarger 24 R R 6' 1.0" 178 1930
Bob Hazle 23 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Dec 9, 1930 Laurens, SC, US
Dave Hoskins 28 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Aug 3, 1925 Greenwood, MS, US
James Jadwin 23 R 6' 1.0" 185 Jul 16, 1930 Zanesville, OH, US
Sam Jones 28 R R 6' 4.0" 192 Dec 14, 1925 Stewartsville, OH, US
Bob Kelly 26 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Oct 4, 1927 Cleveland, OH, US
Clyde King 30 S R 6' 1.0" 175 May 23, 1924 Goldsboro, NC, US
Thomas Korczowski 26 R 5' 10.0" 170 1928
Harry Malmberg 28 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Jul 31, 1925 Fairfield, AL, US
Rudy Minarcin 24 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Mar 25, 1930 North Vandergrift, PA, US
Marion Murszewski 24 L L 6' 2.0" 175 Mar 27, 1930 Buffalo, NY, US
Richard Myers 21 R 6' 0.0" 195 1933
Milt Nielsen 29 L L 5' 11.0" 190 Feb 8, 1925 Tyler, MN, US
Stan Pawloski 22 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Sep 6, 1931 Wanamie, PA, US
Bob Prentice 26 R 6' 0.0" 180 1928
Howard Rodemoyer 24 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Jan 22, 1930 Fredonia, PA, US
Jose Santiago 25 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Sep 4, 1928 Coamo, PR
Herb Score 21 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Jun 7, 1933 Rosedale, NY, US
Wally Seward 22 L L 6' 2.0" 170 1932
Harry Simpson 28 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 3, 1925 Atlanta, GA, US
Jim Tolleson 24 R 6' 0.0" 180 1930
Dick Tomanek 23 L L 6' 1.0" 175 Jan 6, 1931 Avon Lake, OH, US
Gale Wade 25 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Jan 20, 1929 Hollister, MO, US
Ted Wilks 38 R R 5' 9.0" 178 Nov 13, 1915 Fulton, NY, US

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