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1963 Indianapolis Indians

1963 > Class AAA > 1963 International League (South)
Overall: 86-67

Affiliation: Chicago White Sox-AL
Manager: Rollie Hemsley
Represented: Indianapolis, IN
Ballpark: Owen J. Bush Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1962 / 1964

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 Fritz Ackley* 26 36 83 81 3 11 2 0 1 5 0 0 2 32 .136 .157 .198 .354 16
2 Ted Beard* 42 2 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0
3 Ken Berry 22 133 487 453 43 106 19 10 7 48 8 8 34 96 .234 .287 .366 .654 166
4 Don Buford# 26 152 680 613 114 206 41 3 9 53 42 24 67 81 .336 .401 .457 .858 280
5 Ramon Conde 28 135 515 479 69 143 31 4 11 82 0 0 36 46 .299 .348 .449 .796 215
6 Edward Drapcho* 27 24 20 20 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .100 .100 .100 .200 2
7 Robert Guzek 19 2 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0
8 Warren Hacker 38 47 34 34 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .118 .118 .118 .235 4
9 Thomas Hoagland* 20 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0
10 Joe Horlen 25 4 12 12 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .167 .167 .167 .333 2
11 Gregory Jancich 27 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0
12 Len Johnston* 34 115 355 305 58 80 14 3 4 30 12 5 50 44 .262 .366 .367 .733 112
13 Manly Johnston 24 5 6 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .400 .500 .600 1.100 3
14 Deacon Jones* 29 97 388 338 64 116 17 3 19 73 7 2 50 55 .343 .428 .580 1.008 196
15 Mike Joyce 22 26 64 61 6 15 3 0 0 8 0 0 3 26 .246 .281 .295 .576 18
16 Jim Koranda 29 132 432 388 54 95 18 1 14 50 2 1 44 71 .245 .322 .405 .726 157
17 Frank Kreutzer 24 36 79 75 5 12 2 0 1 5 0 0 4 41 .160 .203 .227 .429 17
18 Gene Leek 26 18 68 59 8 11 1 0 3 8 3 0 9 23 .186 .294 .356 .650 21
19 Tommy McCraw* 22 53 212 195 27 55 9 3 4 17 14 3 17 31 .282 .340 .421 .760 82
20 Jerry McNertney 26 93 313 290 20 65 6 2 6 34 2 1 23 45 .224 .281 .321 .602 93
21 Jim Napier 24 79 285 269 28 61 8 3 4 31 2 2 16 70 .227 .270 .323 .594 87
22 Ed Nottle 23 24 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0
23 Taylor Phillips* 30 27 28 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 .000 .000 .000 .000 0
24 Glen Rosenbaum 27 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0
25 Herb Score* 30 21 23 22 2 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 11 .091 .130 .273 .403 6
26 Joe Shipley 28 28 60 60 3 8 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 16 .133 .133 .133 .267 8
27 Harry Simpson* 37 11 35 34 5 13 2 1 0 7 0 0 1 6 .382 .400 .500 .900 17
28 Charley Smith 25 110 402 373 50 86 14 1 25 69 2 3 29 82 .231 .286 .475 .761 177
29 Gene Stephens* 30 137 482 436 68 133 21 5 17 72 5 1 46 76 .305 .371 .493 .864 215
30 Fred Talbot 22 3 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 1
31 Verle Tiefenthaler* 25 28 37 33 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 24 .121 .216 .121 .337 4
32 Jose Valdivielso 29 51 113 110 14 25 7 0 0 6 0 1 3 28 .227 .248 .291 .539 32
33 Lou Vassie 27 109 292 257 46 72 9 0 2 30 9 3 35 30 .280 .366 .339 .705 87
33 Players 27.1 153 5663 5055 694 1329 226 39 128 634 108 54 472 976 .263 .328 .399 .727 2017 39 58 39 39
* - 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 Fritz Ackley 26 18 5 .783 2.76 31 27 196.0 168 70 60 13 78 138 1.255 7.7 0.6 3.6 6.3 1.77
2 Edward Drapcho* 27 3 2 .600 2.29 24 1 59.0 55 20 15 0 9 36 1.085 8.4 0.0 1.4 5.5 4.00
3 Robert Guzek* 19 0 0 6.75 2 1 8.0 8 7 6 1 4 7 1.500 9.0 1.1 4.5 7.9 1.75
4 Warren Hacker 38 9 4 .692 2.54 47 2 110.0 79 32 31 13 4 104 0.755 6.5 1.1 0.3 8.5 26.00
5 Thomas Hoagland* 20 1 0 1.000 3.27 2 1 11.0 7 4 4 1 1 6 0.727 5.7 0.8 0.8 4.9 6.00
6 Willie Hooker 28 0 0 3.00 2 0 3.0 3 1 1 1 2 2 1.667 9.0 3.0 6.0 6.0 1.00
7 Joe Horlen 25 3 0 1.000 1.74 4 4 31.0 22 6 6 0 4 33 0.839 6.4 0.0 1.2 9.6 8.25
8 Gregory Jancich 27 0 1 .000 6.43 5 1 7.0 11 8 5 1 6 4 2.429 14.1 1.3 7.7 5.1 0.67
9 Manly Johnston 24 0 1 .000 2.70 3 2 10.0 15 9 3 2 12 9 2.700 13.5 1.8 10.8 8.1 0.75
10 Mike Joyce 22 13 11 .542 3.89 26 24 171.0 173 81 74 13 60 100 1.363 9.1 0.7 3.2 5.3 1.67
11 Frank Kreutzer* 24 12 13 .480 3.51 35 29 213.0 202 98 83 17 88 157 1.362 8.5 0.7 3.7 6.6 1.78
12 Ed Nottle 23 1 1 .500 3.51 23 0 41.0 38 19 16 4 18 34 1.366 8.3 0.9 4.0 7.5 1.89
13 Taylor Phillips* 30 4 4 .500 2.86 27 9 88.0 77 36 28 9 24 57 1.148 7.9 0.9 2.5 5.8 2.38
14 Glen Rosenbaum 27 0 1 .000 3.27 6 0 11.0 13 4 4 1 0 7 1.182 10.6 0.8 0.0 5.7
15 Herb Score* 30 0 6 .000 7.66 20 8 67.0 74 62 57 15 64 46 2.060 9.9 2.0 8.6 6.2 0.72
16 Joe Shipley 28 15 7 .682 2.83 28 26 175.0 137 63 55 11 88 108 1.286 7.0 0.6 4.5 5.6 1.23
17 Fred Talbot 22 1 0 1.000 4.91 3 2 11.0 12 10 6 3 6 3 1.636 9.8 2.5 4.9 2.5 0.50
18 Verle Tiefenthaler 25 6 11 .353 5.38 28 16 117.0 144 78 70 17 33 67 1.513 11.1 1.3 2.5 5.2 2.03
18 Players 27.0 86 67 .562 153 153
* - 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
Jerry McNertney 83 491 48 3 8 .994 6.49 11
Jim Napier 76 479 40 9 9 .983 6.83 16

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Deacon Jones 95 766 44 7 62 .991 8.53
Tommy McCraw 53 460 24 4 41 .992 9.13
Jim Koranda 30 77 3 0 6 1.000 2.67

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ramon Conde 92 201 233 9 55 .980 4.72
Lou Vassie 88 151 202 8 37 .978 4.01

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Buford 143 113 293 18 27 .958 2.84
Ramon Conde 15 8 21 2 1 .935 1.93

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Charley Smith 103 129 275 25 47 .942 3.92
Jose Valdivielso 44 47 99 9 26 .942 3.32
Gene Leek 18 30 48 4 9 .951 4.33

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ken Berry 133 353 9 5 5 .986 2.72
Gene Stephens 130 218 15 6 6 .975 1.79
Jim Koranda 102 163 5 0 2 1.000 1.65
Len Johnston 93 146 1 3 0 .980 1.58
Ramon Conde 36 28 0 1 0 .966 0.78

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Fritz Ackley 26 L R 6' 1.0" 202 Apr 10, 1937 Hayward, WI, US
Ted Beard 42 L L 5' 8.0" 165 Jan 7, 1921 Woodsboro, MD, US
Ken Berry 22 R R 6' 0.0" 175 May 10, 1941 Kansas City, MO, US
Don Buford 26 S R 5' 7.0" 160 Feb 2, 1937 Linden, TX, US
Ramon Conde 28 R R 5' 8.0" 172 Dec 29, 1934 Juana Diaz, PR
Edward Drapcho 27 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 13, 1935 Clarence, PA, US
Robert Guzek 19 R L 6' 0.0" 200 Jun 27, 1944
Warren Hacker 38 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Nov 21, 1924 Marissa, IL, US
Thomas Hoagland 20 L L 6' 3.0" 200 May 19, 1943 Morristown, NJ, US
Willie Hooker 28 R R 5' 11.0" 149 Mar 8, 1935 Bluefields, NI
Joe Horlen 25 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Aug 14, 1937 San Antonio, TX, US
Gregory Jancich 27 R R 6' 5.0" 220 Apr 25, 1936 Chicago, IL, US
Len Johnston 34 L L 5' 10.0" 167 Mar 15, 1929 Pontiac, MI, US
Manly Johnston 24 R R 6' 5.0" 220 Oct 6, 1938 Dothan, AL, US
Deacon Jones 29 L R 5' 10.0" 185 Apr 18, 1934 White Plains, NY, US
Mike Joyce 22 R R 6' 2.0" 193 Feb 12, 1941 Detroit, MI, US
Jim Koranda 29 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Jun 3, 1934 Chicago, IL, US
Frank Kreutzer 24 R L 6' 1.0" 175 Feb 7, 1939 Buffalo, NY, US
Gene Leek 26 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jul 15, 1936 San Diego, CA, US
Tommy McCraw 22 L L 6' 0.0" 183 Nov 21, 1940 Malvern, AR, US
Jerry McNertney 26 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Aug 7, 1936 Boone, IA, US
Jim Napier 24 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Aug 2, 1938 Wasco, CA, US
Ed Nottle 23 R R 5' 9.0" 176 Oct 22, 1939 Philadelphia, PA, US
Taylor Phillips 30 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Jun 18, 1933 Atlanta, GA, US
Glen Rosenbaum 27 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jun 14, 1936 Union Mills, IN, US
Herb Score 30 L L 6' 2.0" 185 Jun 7, 1933 Rosedale, NY, US
Joe Shipley 28 R R 6' 4.0" 210 May 9, 1935 Morristown, TN, US
Harry Simpson 37 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 3, 1925 Atlanta, GA, US
Charley Smith 25 R R 6' 1.0" 170 Sep 15, 1937 Charleston, SC, US
Gene Stephens 30 L R 6' 3.0" 175 Jan 20, 1933 Gravette, AR, US
Fred Talbot 22 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Jun 28, 1941 Washington, DC, US
Verle Tiefenthaler 25 L R 6' 1.0" 190 Jul 11, 1937 Brenda, IA, US
Jose Valdivielso 29 R R 6' 1.0" 175 May 22, 1934 Matanzas, Matanzas, CU
Lou Vassie 27 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jun 30, 1936

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