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1956 Indianapolis Indians

1956 > Class AAA > 1956 American Association
Overall: 92-62
Scored 788 runs, Allowed 628 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 93-61

Affiliation: Cleveland Indians-AL
Manager: Kerby Farrell
Represented: Indianapolis, IN
Ballpark: Owen J. Bush Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1955 / 1957

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 Hank Aguirre 25 16 53 49 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 23 .041 .060 .041 .101 2 0 0 3 0
2 Joe Altobelli* 24 145 586 528 69 134 18 10 19 81 8 36 67 .254 .307 .434 .740 229 18 7 9 6
3 Earl Averill 24 22 64 58 9 14 1 0 5 13 2 4 13 .241 .297 .517 .814 30 0 1 0 1
4 Ted Beard* 35 116 335 259 56 70 11 5 7 36 11 71 49 .270 .426 .432 .859 112 3 1 2 2
5 Frank Biskup 23 6 8 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
6 Bud Daley* 23 21 41 33 4 6 0 0 0 4 0 8 5 .182 .341 .182 .523 6 1 0 0 0
7 Eddie Gasque 25 37 52 48 2 6 0 0 0 2 0 2 15 .125 .160 .125 .285 6 0 0 2 0
8 Rod Graber* 26 22 84 63 14 17 0 3 1 9 3 18 7 .270 .429 .413 .841 26 1 1 0 2
9 Johnny Gray 29 41 61 55 1 9 0 0 0 3 0 3 20 .164 .207 .164 .371 9 2 0 3 0
10 Carroll Hardy 23 21 88 78 9 30 7 1 2 15 3 7 13 .385 .435 .577 1.012 45 1 0 3 0
11 Billy Harrell 27 135 525 455 76 127 18 10 7 56 14 56 68 .279 .355 .409 .763 186 12 0 9 5
12 Hank Izquierdo 25 19 49 44 7 11 0 0 1 10 0 2 5 .250 .292 .318 .610 14 1 1 1 1
13 Allen Jones 26 69 218 196 23 48 9 0 5 29 1 18 34 .245 .306 .367 .673 72 4 0 2 2
14 Stu Locklin* 27 55 148 133 23 41 9 0 1 22 1 8 8 .308 .349 .398 .748 53 3 2 2 3
15 Roger Maris* 21 131 485 433 77 127 20 8 17 75 7 41 55 .293 .356 .494 .850 214 7 4 2 5
16 Don Minnick 25 19 19 18 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 4 .056 .105 .056 .161 1 1 0 0 0
17 Marion Murszewski* 26 44 34 34 1 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 19 .147 .147 .147 .294 5 0 0 0 0
18 Dolan Nichols 26 41 86 79 10 13 3 2 1 11 0 4 13 .165 .202 .291 .494 23 2 0 2 1
19 Russ Nixon* 21 105 348 320 38 102 19 5 4 44 3 23 25 .319 .367 .447 .814 143 7 2 2 1
20 Ron Northey* 36 11 14 11 3 4 1 0 1 2 0 3 1 .364 .500 .727 1.227 8 0 0 0 0
21 Stan Pawloski 24 124 471 397 56 96 19 2 10 53 1 60 52 .242 .347 .375 .722 149 18 5 7 2
22 Stan Pitula 25 43 71 65 9 12 1 0 2 9 0 5 22 .185 .254 .292 .546 19 1 1 0 0
23 Dave Pope* 35 100 414 367 66 111 18 9 25 76 4 41 69 .302 .370 .605 .975 222 6 1 1 4
24 Larry Raines 26 148 633 563 105 174 19 14 10 66 22 56 106 .309 .375 .446 .821 251 4 5 6 3
25 Joseph Randazzo 25 16 46 43 8 12 4 1 1 7 0 2 1 .279 .304 .488 .793 21 2 0 0 1
26 Rudy Regalado 26 95 359 311 55 100 19 3 14 60 1 36 20 .322 .394 .537 .931 167 8 4 4 4
27 Robert Riggenbach 23 4 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
28 Howard Rodemoyer 26 34 30 25 6 8 1 1 0 2 0 2 3 .320 .393 .440 .833 11 1 1 2 0
29 George Spencer 29 50 19 18 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 .111 .158 .111 .269 2 0 0 0 0
30 Dick Tomanek* 25 13 15 13 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .077 .200 .077 .277 1 0 2 0 0
31 Bobby Young* 31 97 347 309 56 102 16 7 4 39 3 32 34 .330 .390 .466 .856 144 7 0 3 3
31 Players 26.4 154 5716 5019 788 1386 213 81 137 731 83 548 775 .276 .349 .433 .782 2172 110 38 66 45 41
* - 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 Hank Aguirre* 25 10 6 .625 2.50 16 16 10 2 133.0 104 43 37 8 46 3 87 3 0 1 1.128 7.0 0.5 3.1 5.9 1.89
2 Bud Daley* 23 11 1 .917 2.31 21 13 8 1 105.0 84 32 27 8 29 0 54 2 0 1 1.076 7.2 0.7 2.5 4.6 1.86
3 Eddie Gasque 25 11 7 .611 3.61 34 22 3 0 147.0 136 70 59 15 64 2 95 2 0 3 1.361 8.3 0.9 3.9 5.8 1.48
4 Johnny Gray 29 10 7 .588 2.72 41 20 9 3 169.0 146 60 51 14 64 6 114 4 0 2 1.243 7.8 0.7 3.4 6.1 1.78
5 Jim Melton 27 0 0 2
6 Don Minnick 25 3 6 .333 6.43 19 10 2 0 56.0 73 45 40 11 25 6 17 1 0 2 1.750 11.7 1.8 4.0 2.7 0.68
7 Marion Murszewski* 26 6 8 .429 4.46 44 10 2 0 109.0 119 57 54 8 51 8 55 5 1 2 1.560 9.8 0.7 4.2 4.5 1.08
8 Dolan Nichols 26 12 8 .600 3.96 37 28 10 2 200.0 211 101 88 15 73 6 78 6 2 3 1.420 9.5 0.7 3.3 3.5 1.07
9 Stan Pitula 25 15 4 .789 3.73 37 22 10 1 164.0 163 81 68 21 47 2 68 2 1 2 1.280 8.9 1.2 2.6 3.7 1.45
10 Howard Rodemoyer 26 7 8 .467 6.69 29 6 1 0 78.0 96 62 58 11 37 1 42 3 1 2 1.705 11.1 1.3 4.3 4.8 1.14
11 George Spencer 29 5 4 .556 4.95 50 1 0 0 91.0 99 54 50 4 23 7 39 4 0 1 1.341 9.8 0.4 2.3 3.9 1.70
12 Dick Tomanek* 25 2 3 .400 3.52 13 6 1 1 46.0 40 23 18 6 13 0 35 1 0 1 1.152 7.8 1.2 2.5 6.8 2.69
12 Players 26.1 92 62 .597 3.81 154 154 99 55 10 1300.0 1273 628 550 121 472 41 684 33 5 20 1.342 8.8 0.8 3.3 4.7 1.45
* - 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
Russ Nixon 95 402 37 9 5 .980 4.62 9
Allen Jones 65 275 33 8 4 .975 4.74 3

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Altobelli 144 1181 100 15 126 .988 8.90
Rudy Regalado 12 82 6 4 17 .957 7.33

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bobby Young 96 201 268 5 60 .989 4.89
Stan Pawloski 36 67 87 1 27 .994 4.28
Larry Raines 24 60 73 4 14 .971 5.54

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Stan Pawloski 92 88 182 14 20 .951 2.93
Rudy Regalado 69 71 111 17 12 .915 2.64

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Larry Raines 123 233 372 35 87 .945 4.92
Billy Harrell 33 49 92 13 12 .916 4.27

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Roger Maris 121 200 15 8 3 .964 1.78
Ted Beard 105 196 6 7 2 .967 1.92
Dave Pope 98 217 4 4 1 .982 2.26
Billy Harrell 88 196 4 5 0 .976 2.27
Stu Locklin 32 52 1 1 0 .981 1.66
Carroll Hardy 21 48 2 0 1 1.000 2.38
Rod Graber 18 34 3 2 1 .949 2.06
Joseph Randazzo 12 9 0 1 0 .900 0.75
Earl Averill 10 11 0 0 0 1.000 1.10

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Spencer 50 6 15 2 2 .913 0.42
Marion Murszewski 44 1 8 0 0 1.000 0.20
Johnny Gray 41 14 29 0 5 1.000 1.05
Dolan Nichols 37 12 29 0 1 1.000 1.11
Stan Pitula 37 11 15 1 0 .963 0.70
Eddie Gasque 34 9 29 1 2 .974 1.12
Howard Rodemoyer 29 8 18 0 2 1.000 0.90
Bud Daley 21 7 16 2 0 .920 1.10
Don Minnick 19 3 14 0 4 1.000 0.89
Hank Aguirre 16 4 16 3 1 .870 1.25
Dick Tomanek 13 4 8 2 0 .857 0.92
Jim Melton 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Hank Aguirre 25 R L 6' 4.0" 205 Jan 31, 1931 Azusa, CA, US
Joe Altobelli 24 L L 6' 0.0" 185 May 26, 1932 Detroit, MI, US
Earl Averill 24 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Sep 9, 1931 Cleveland, OH, US
Ted Beard 35 L L 5' 8.0" 165 Jan 7, 1921 Woodsboro, MD, US
Frank Biskup 23 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1933
Bud Daley 23 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 7, 1932 Orange, CA, US
Eddie Gasque 25 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Apr 9, 1931 Dade City, FL, US
Rod Graber 26 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 20, 1930 Massillon, OH, US
Johnny Gray 29 R R 6' 4.0" 226 Dec 11, 1926 West Palm Beach, FL, US
Carroll Hardy 23 R R 6' 0.0" 185 May 18, 1933 Sturgis, SD, US
Billy Harrell 27 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jul 18, 1928 Norristown, PA, US
Hank Izquierdo 25 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 20, 1931 Matanzas, Matanzas, CU
Allen Jones 26 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Apr 5, 1930 Grifton, NC, US
Stu Locklin 27 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 22, 1928 Appleton, WI, US
Roger Maris 21 L R 6' 0.0" 197 Sep 10, 1934 Hibbing, MN, US
Jim Melton 27 S R 6' 2.0" 195 Sep 13, 1928 Kemah, TX, US
Don Minnick 25 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Apr 14, 1931 Lynchburg, VA, US
Marion Murszewski 26 L L 6' 2.0" 175 Mar 27, 1930 Buffalo, NY, US
Dolan Nichols 26 R R 6' 0.0" 195 Feb 28, 1930 Tishomingo, MS, US
Russ Nixon 21 L R 6' 1.0" 195 Feb 19, 1935 Cleves, OH, US
Ron Northey 36 L R 5' 10.0" 195 Apr 26, 1920 Mahanoy City, PA, US
Stan Pawloski 24 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Sep 6, 1931 Wanamie, PA, US
Stan Pitula 25 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Mar 23, 1931 Hackensack, NJ, US
Dave Pope 35 L R 5' 10.0" 170 Jun 17, 1921 Talladega, AL, US
Larry Raines 26 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 9, 1930 St. Albans, WV, US
Joseph Randazzo 25 R L 6' 0.0" 190 1931
Rudy Regalado 26 R R 6' 1.0" 185 May 21, 1930 Los Angeles, CA, US
Robert Riggenbach 23 R 5' 11.0" 175 1933
Howard Rodemoyer 26 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Jan 22, 1930 Fredonia, PA, US
George Spencer 29 R R 6' 1.0" 215 Jul 7, 1926 Columbus, OH, US
Dick Tomanek 25 L L 6' 1.0" 175 Jan 6, 1931 Avon Lake, OH, US
Bobby Young 31 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Jan 22, 1925 Granite, MD, US

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