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1955 Indianapolis Indians

1955 > Class AAA > 1955 American Association
Overall: 67-86
Scored 733 runs, Allowed 751 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 75-78

Affiliation: Cleveland Indians-AL
Manager: Kerby Farrell
Represented: Indianapolis, IN
Ballpark: Owen J. Bush Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1954 / 1956

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 24 33 72 61 6 5 0 0 0 4 0 4 39 .082 .152 .082 .233 5 3 1 6 0
2 Joe Altobelli* 23 98 442 395 58 107 24 1 7 53 3 38 42 .271 .336 .390 .725 154 5 3 1 5
3 Earl Averill 23 34 110 96 13 23 4 1 3 21 0 11 17 .240 .309 .396 .705 38 1 0 0 3
4 Matt Batts 33 51 169 156 9 36 3 0 4 18 0 12 26 .231 .284 .327 .611 51 6 0 0 1
5 Frank Biskup 22 37 131 114 7 26 7 0 0 11 0 15 13 .228 .315 .289 .605 33 2 0 1 1
6 Don Bollweg* 34 77 322 281 53 77 19 5 12 39 2 36 24 .274 .355 .505 .860 142 2 1 1 3 Stats for 2 teams
7 Joe Caffie* 24 46 127 112 12 29 3 2 0 8 4 15 25 .259 .346 .321 .668 36 0 0 0 0
8 James Cleverly* 29 7 22 2 .091
9 Rocky Colavito 21 150 649 555 92 149 30 3 30 104 3 84 82 .268 .366 .495 .861 275 20 3 4 3
10 Gordy Coleman* 20 4 17 4 .235
11 Billy Joe Davidson* 22 49 31 24 1 5 1 0 0 3 0 2 5 .208 .286 .250 .536 6 1 1 3 1
12 Jim Dyck 33 78 317 278 57 105 15 5 17 58 3 34 31 .378 .443 .651 1.094 181 5 1 1 3
13 Marion Fricano 31 25 25 18 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 5 8 .056 .250 .056 .306 1 0 0 1 1 Stats for 2 teams
14 Eddie Gasque 24 10 16 15 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 3 .133 .188 .200 .388 3 2 0 0 0
15 Bill Glynn* 29 29 128 109 18 37 7 2 4 16 1 14 11 .339 .425 .550 .976 60 3 3 1 1
16 Lavern Grace* 22 124 472 409 61 108 17 7 8 57 3 55 44 .264 .357 .399 .755 163 9 5 1 2
17 Mickey Grasso 35 56 181 159 8 37 7 0 1 16 0 17 24 .233 .307 .296 .603 47 4 1 2 2
18 Billy Harrell 26 149 680 581 99 159 30 8 9 60 7 76 78 .274 .354 .399 .753 232 19 2 10 11
19 Glenn Harshbarger 25 7 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
20 Bob Hooper 33 43 23 20 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 7 .200 .200 .250 .450 5 0 0 3 0
21 Dave Hoskins* 29 74 137 117 19 27 5 3 2 18 1 15 13 .231 .313 .376 .690 44 2 0 3 2
22 James Jadwin 24 4 6 1 .167
23 Clem Koshorek 30 42 155 134 20 38 5 0 0 6 3 14 12 .284 .360 .321 .681 43 3 2 5 0
24 Les Mattinson 22 66 224 192 32 44 13 0 6 18 0 29 48 .229 .333 .391 .724 75 5 1 2 0
25 Pete Mesa 25 7 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
26 Marion Murszewski* 25 41 64 55 2 6 0 0 0 2 0 6 25 .109 .197 .109 .306 6 0 0 3 0
27 Stan Pawloski 23 140 563 490 72 131 23 7 14 80 3 57 58 .267 .345 .429 .774 210 17 4 7 5
28 Bob Prentice 27 6 12 2 .167
29 Larry Raines 25 17 51 47 3 11 3 1 0 3 0 3 10 .234 .280 .340 .620 16 0 0 1 0
30 Rudy Regalado 25 139 597 545 80 172 24 6 9 73 2 36 37 .316 .362 .431 .793 235 12 5 8 3
31 Eugene Ring 26 16 24 20 3 8 0 0 0 3 0 3 5 .400 .478 .400 .878 8 1 0 1 0
32 Howard Rodemoyer 25 39 87 80 6 23 3 0 0 9 0 4 10 .288 .321 .325 .646 26 4 0 3 0
33 Jose Santiago 26 25 36 31 4 7 1 0 0 1 0 4 9 .226 .314 .258 .572 8 0 0 1 0
34 Jake Striker* 21 10 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0 0
35 Dick Tomanek* 24 37 77 73 9 19 3 0 1 6 0 2 9 .260 .286 .342 .628 25 0 1 0 1
36 Ted Wilks 39 14 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .167 .000 .167 0 0 0 0 0
37 Bobby Young* 30 34 156 134 21 49 9 2 1 14 2 17 9 .366 .434 .485 .919 65 2 0 4 1
37 Players 25.8 154 5920 5181 733 1402 248 51 119 678 37 586 725 .271 .345 .407 .752 2109 128 32 72 49 40
* - 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* 24 11 9 .550 3.24 33 25 8 2 186.0 158 80 67 13 113 10 116 3 1 8 1.457 7.6 0.6 5.5 5.6 1.03
2 Billy Joe Davidson* 22 6 4 .600 5.06 49 4 0 0 105.0 100 61 59 15 55 6 65 4 0 2 1.476 8.6 1.3 4.7 5.6 1.18
3 Marion Fricano 31 3 5 .375 5.67 23 8 2 2 73.0 93 53 46 12 27 4 33 0 0 2 1.644 11.5 1.5 3.3 4.1 1.22 Stats for 2 teams
4 Eddie Gasque 24 2 2 .500 9
5 Glenn Harshbarger 25 0 0 7
6 Bob Hooper 33 5 9 .357 4.22 43 1 0 0 79.0 76 40 37 7 41 8 54 4 0 4 1.481 8.7 0.8 4.7 6.2 1.32
7 Dave Hoskins 29 8 10 .444 4.89 37 23 7 1 171.0 194 112 93 19 67 9 67 5 0 2 1.526 10.2 1.0 3.5 3.5 1.00
8 Pete Mesa 25 0 0 6
9 Marion Murszewski* 25 9 14 .391 3.81 40 26 8 4 182.0 171 88 77 14 81 6 108 3 0 5 1.385 8.5 0.7 4.0 5.3 1.33
10 Howard Rodemoyer 25 10 12 .455 4.17 34 28 7 1 203.0 230 113 94 15 74 5 82 2 1 4 1.498 10.2 0.7 3.3 3.6 1.11
11 Jose Santiago 26 5 3 .625 4.12 25 12 4 3 96.0 88 48 44 9 48 1 66 2 0 1 1.417 8.2 0.8 4.5 6.2 1.38
12 Jake Striker* 21 0 3 .000 8.55 10 1 0 0 20.0 25 22 19 6 13 1 12 0 0 0 1.900 11.2 2.7 5.8 5.4 0.92
13 Dick Tomanek* 24 7 13 .350 5.25 29 20 7 0 168.0 169 113 98 19 104 10 125 6 2 14 1.625 9.1 1.0 5.6 6.7 1.20
14 Ted Wilks 39 1 4 .200 4.88 14 0 0 0 24.0 32 15 13 3 4 1 8 1 0 0 1.500 12.0 1.1 1.5 3.0 2.00
14 Players 26.4 67 86 .438 154 154 751
* - 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
Mickey Grasso 55 267 27 4 1 .987 5.35 1
Matt Batts 44 195 14 2 4 .991 4.75 5
Frank Biskup 37 195 22 3 5 .986 5.86 6
Lavern Grace 20 87 10 3 3 .970 4.85 1
Earl Averill 15 80 10 4 2 .957 6.00 3

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Altobelli 98 822 61 14 105 .984 9.01
Don Bollweg 77 616 36 6 72 .991 8.47 Stats for 2 teams
Bill Glynn 29 256 14 8 24 .971 9.31

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Stan Pawloski 103 262 257 15 81 .972 5.04
Bobby Young 33 95 91 3 35 .984 5.64

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rudy Regalado 108 115 221 25 29 .931 3.11
Stan Pawloski 32 20 73 8 12 .921 2.91
Billy Harrell 16 20 40 1 3 .984 3.75

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Billy Harrell 109 215 310 26 75 .953 4.82
Clem Koshorek 33 52 77 6 18 .956 3.91

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rocky Colavito 149 314 23 10 6 .971 2.26
Lavern Grace 100 262 8 8 4 .971 2.70
Jim Dyck 69 105 6 4 0 .965 1.61
Les Mattinson 60 121 3 3 2 .976 2.07
Joe Caffie 32 60 2 0 0 1.000 1.94
Billy Harrell 32 61 2 2 2 .969 1.97
Rudy Regalado 27 53 4 2 0 .966 2.11
Dave Hoskins 11 15 1 1 1 .941 1.45

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Billy Joe Davidson 49 3 12 1 0 .938 0.31
Bob Hooper 43 2 15 4 0 .810 0.40
Marion Murszewski 40 4 27 2 2 .939 0.78
Dave Hoskins 37 4 29 1 0 .971 0.89
Howard Rodemoyer 34 17 30 0 3 1.000 1.38
Hank Aguirre 33 5 26 5 1 .861 0.94
Dick Tomanek 29 7 20 0 5 1.000 0.93
Jose Santiago 25 3 10 0 0 1.000 0.52
Marion Fricano 23 11 13 0 2 1.000 1.04 Stats for 2 teams
Ted Wilks 14 0 4 2 1 .667 0.29
Jake Striker 10 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.40
Eddie Gasque 9 0.00
Glenn Harshbarger 7 0.00
Pete Mesa 6 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Hank Aguirre 24 R L 6' 4.0" 205 Jan 31, 1931 Azusa, CA, US
Joe Altobelli 23 L L 6' 0.0" 185 May 26, 1932 Detroit, MI, US
Earl Averill 23 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Sep 9, 1931 Cleveland, OH, US
Matt Batts 33 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Oct 16, 1921 San Antonio, TX, US
Frank Biskup 22 R R 5' 11.0" 170 1933
Don Bollweg 34 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Feb 12, 1921 Wheaton, IL, US
Joe Caffie 24 L R 5' 10.0" 180 Feb 14, 1931 Ramer, AL, US
James Cleverly 29 L 5' 9.0" 175 Jun, 1926 Salt Lake City, UT, US
Rocky Colavito 21 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Aug 10, 1933 New York, NY, US
Gordy Coleman 20 L R 6' 3.0" 208 Jul 5, 1934 Rockville, MD, US
Billy Joe Davidson 22 L L 6' 3.0" 210 May 5, 1933 Marion, NC, US
Jim Dyck 33 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Feb 3, 1922 Omaha, NE, US
Marion Fricano 31 R R 6' 0.0" 170 Jul 15, 1923 Brant, NY, US
Eddie Gasque 24 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Apr 9, 1931 Dade City, FL, US
Bill Glynn 29 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Jul 30, 1925 Sussex, NJ, US
Lavern Grace 22 L R 5' 11.0" 174 Sep 12, 1932 Gorham, IL, US
Mickey Grasso 35 R R 6' 0.0" 195 May 10, 1920 Newark, NJ, US
Billy Harrell 26 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Jul 18, 1928 Norristown, PA, US
Glenn Harshbarger 25 R R 6' 1.0" 178 1930
Bob Hooper 33 R R 5' 11.0" 195 May 30, 1922 Leamington, ON, CA
Dave Hoskins 29 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Aug 3, 1925 Greenwood, MS, US
James Jadwin 24 R 6' 1.0" 185 Jul 16, 1930 Zanesville, OH, US
Clem Koshorek 30 R R 5' 4.0" 165 Jun 20, 1925 Royal Oak, MI, US
Les Mattinson 22 R L 6' 1.0" 190 1933
Pete Mesa 25 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 29, 1929 Santa Monica, CA, US
Marion Murszewski 25 L L 6' 2.0" 175 Mar 27, 1930 Buffalo, NY, US
Stan Pawloski 23 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Sep 6, 1931 Wanamie, PA, US
Bob Prentice 27 R 6' 0.0" 180 1928
Larry Raines 25 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 9, 1930 St. Albans, WV, US
Rudy Regalado 25 R R 6' 1.0" 185 May 21, 1930 Los Angeles, CA, US
Eugene Ring 26 R 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 10, 1928
Howard Rodemoyer 25 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Jan 22, 1930 Fredonia, PA, US
Jose Santiago 26 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Sep 4, 1928 Coamo, PR
Jake Striker 21 L L 6' 2.0" 200 Oct 23, 1933 New Washington, OH, US
Dick Tomanek 24 L L 6' 1.0" 175 Jan 6, 1931 Avon Lake, OH, US
Ted Wilks 39 R R 5' 9.0" 178 Nov 13, 1915 Fulton, NY, US
Bobby Young 30 L R 6' 1.0" 175 Jan 22, 1925 Granite, MD, US

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