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1951 Wichita Indians

1951 > Class A > 1951 Western League
Overall: 84-68
Scored 692 runs, Allowed 595 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 86-66

Affiliation: Cleveland Indians-AL
Manager: Joe Schultz
Represented: Wichita, KS
Ballpark: Lawrence-Dumont Stadium (Wichita, KS)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1950 / 1952

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 Bob Ankrum 30 137 447 97 11 2 1 .217 .257 115
2 Duke Bowman* 27 15 65 11 2 2 0 .169 .262 17
3 Lee Carey 22 131 467 110 16 4 6 .236 .325 152
4 Bob Deeds 21 10 6 1 1 0 0 .167 .333 2
5 Leslie Filkins 25 92 260 60 8 2 9 .231 .381 99
6 James Finn 25 60 180 41 8 0 2 .228 .306 55
7 Harry Geis 24 103 343 86 23 3 8 .251 .405 139
8 Ronald Gifford 23 18 51 7 1 1 0 .137 .196 10 Stats for 2 teams
9 Alvin Gross? -- 25 81 20 2 0 0 .247 .272 22
10 Glenn Harshbarger 21 40 50 9 2 0 0 .180 .220 11
11 Cart Howerton* 24 18 39 9 3 0 0 .231 .308 12
12 James King* 24 140 459 111 21 4 8 .242 .357 164
13 Joe Kotrany 24 38 44 7 1 0 0 .159 .182 8
14 Michael Lutz 23 90 299 74 13 0 19 .247 .482 144
15 Joe Macko 23 127 489 140 26 5 14 .286 .446 218
16 Harry MacPherson 24 23 22 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0 Stats for 2 teams
17 Hal Meek 21 82 242 59 9 1 3 .244 .326 79
18 Don Minnick 20 38 59 13 2 0 1 .220 .305 18
19 Don Mossi* 22 24 35 7 2 0 0 .200 .257 9
20 Raymond Petrzelka 24 27 54 12 1 0 0 .222 .241 13
21 Robert Rausch* 27 118 421 103 15 1 3 .245 .306 129 Stats for 2 teams
22 Chris Sidaris 23 81 191 51 9 2 0 .267 .335 64
23 Ernie Trujillo 21 38 56 10 1 0 0 .179 .196 11
24 Michael Turturro 21 18 54 10 2 0 1 .185 .278 15
25 Donald VanNest* 24 22 21 7 2 0 0 .333 .429 9
26 Bob Wakefield 27 110 364 98 18 2 6 .269 .379 138
27 Ray Wicker* 29 40 77 14 1 0 0 .182 .195 15
27 Players 24.5 153 5749 4834 692 1154 197 29 81 613 105 788 777 .239 .345 .342 .687 1652 127
* - 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 Deeds 21 10
2 Glenn Harshbarger 21 10 12 .455 3.58 39 161.0 143 79 64 5 90 1.447 8.0 0.3 5.0
3 Joe Kotrany 24 13 8 .619 2.57 38 168.0 138 57 48 3 65 1.208 7.4 0.2 3.5
4 Harry MacPherson 24 2 2 .500 2.15 23 88.0 71 29 21 3 37 1.227 7.3 0.3 3.8 Stats for 2 teams
5 Don Minnick 20 14 11 .560 3.12 38 176.0 163 77 61 8 74 1.347 8.3 0.4 3.8
6 Don Mossi* 22 7 6 .538 2.29 24 122.0 102 41 31 5 51 1.254 7.5 0.4 3.8
7 Raymond Petrzelka 24 12 3 .800 3.21 27 160.0 149 67 57 5 64 1.331 8.4 0.3 3.6
8 Ernie Trujillo 21 12 9 .571 3.08 38 178.0 174 84 61 10 94 1.506 8.8 0.5 4.8
9 Donald VanNest? 24 10
10 Ray Wicker 29 12 9 .571 2.91 22 173.0 167 66 56 7 48 1.243 8.7 0.4 2.5
10 Players 22.7 84 68 .553 153 153 595
* - 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

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Glenn Harshbarger 39 0.00
Joe Kotrany 38 0.00
Don Minnick 38 0.00
Ernie Trujillo 38 0.00
Raymond Petrzelka 27 0.00
Don Mossi 24 0.00
Harry MacPherson 23 0.00 Stats for 2 teams
Ray Wicker 22 0.00
Bob Deeds 10 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bob Ankrum 30 R R 5' 11.0" 171 Sep 29, 1920 Hopewell, OH, US
Duke Bowman 27 L 5' 11.0" 165 1924 Oak Ridge, NC, US
Lee Carey 22 R 5' 11.0" 175 Feb 24, 1929
Bob Deeds 21 R R 5' 10.0" 185 May 5, 1930 Rockaway, NJ, US
Leslie Filkins 25 R 6' 9.0" 195 1926
James Finn 25 R 6' 1.0" 195 1926
Harry Geis 24 R 6' 0.0" 190 1927
Ronald Gifford 23 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 18, 1928 Los Angeles, CA, US
Alvin Gross -- Unknown
Glenn Harshbarger 21 R R 6' 1.0" 178 1930
Cart Howerton 24 L 6' 2.0" 193 1927
James King 24 L L 5' 10.0" 170 1927
Joe Kotrany 24 R R 6' 0.0" 210 May 2, 1927 Johnstown, PA, US
Michael Lutz 23 R R 6' 1.0" 208 Aug 29, 1927
Joe Macko 23 R R 6' 2.0" 205 Feb 19, 1928 Port Clinton, OH, US
Harry MacPherson 24 R R 5' 10.0" 150 Jul 10, 1926 North Andover, MA, US
Hal Meek 21 R 6' 2.0" 190 May 22, 1930 LaSalle, IL, US
Don Minnick 20 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Apr 14, 1931 Lynchburg, VA, US
Don Mossi 22 L L 6' 1.0" 195 Jan 11, 1929 St. Helena, CA, US
Raymond Petrzelka 24 R R 6' 3.0" 195 1927
Robert Rausch 27 L 6' 1.0" 175 1924
Chris Sidaris 23 R 5' 9.0" 185 1928
Ernie Trujillo 21 R R 6' 2.0" 189 Dec 22, 1929
Michael Turturro 21 R 6' 0.0" 180 1930
Donald VanNest 24 L 6' 0.0" 185 1927
Bob Wakefield 27 R 6' 1.0" 195 Oct 28, 1923 IL, US
Ray Wicker 29 L R 6' 2.0" 185 1922

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