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1927 Indianapolis Indians

1927 > Class AA > 1927 American Association
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Bruno Betzel
Represented: Indianapolis, IN
Ballpark: West Washington Street Park (Indianapolis, IN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1926 / 1928

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 John Anderson 28 55 187 54 8 3 2 .289 .396 74
2 Bruno Betzel 32 119 407 115 18 7 2 .283 .376 153
3 Danny Boone 23 32 55 16 2 0 2 .291 .436 24
4 Fred Brickell* 20 28 93 26 1 1 4 .280 .441 41
5 Bill Burwell* 32 54 121 31 4 1 0 .256 .306 37
6 Ray Carl? -- 5 10 2 0 0 0 .200 .200 2
7 Bud Connolly 26 132 474 130 28 7 2 .274 .376 178 Stats for 2 teams
8 Elert Enger? 23 38 116 36 2 2 0 .310 .362 42 Stats for 2 teams
9 Paul Florence# 27 97 297 88 11 0 14 .296 .475 141
10 Paul Gants? -- 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
11 Fred Haney 31 50 190 63 7 3 2 .332 .432 82
12 Walter Holke# 34 167 640 198 20 13 8 .309 .419 268
13 James Houston? -- 2 6 1 0 0 0 .167 .167 1
14 Wally Hurt? -- 1 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
15 Kopf? -- 46 135 26 2 3 0 .193 .252 34
16 Lou Koupal 28 43 92 27 1 2 0 .293 .348 32
17 Herman Layne 26 123 440 143 25 10 10 .325 .495 218
18 Dixie Leverett 33 38 103 25 4 0 2 .243 .340 35
19 Wid Matthews* 30 161 601 173 26 11 2 .288 .378 227
20 Herman Meyers? -- 2 6 1 0 0 0 .167 .167 1
21 Ralph Miller 31 119 415 118 10 5 1 .284 .340 141
22 Reb Russell* 38 128 431 166 34 4 10 .385 .552 238
23 Fred Schemanske 24 37 37 4 0 0 0 .108 .108 4
24 Ferdie Schupp 36 32 70 11 2 1 0 .157 .214 15
25 Ed Sicking 30 118 459 139 25 5 1 .303 .386 177 Stats for 2 teams
26 Robert Snyder? -- 83 255 67 7 2 3 .263 .341 87
27 By Speece 30 41 56 7 1 0 0 .125 .143 8 Stats for 2 teams
28 Steve Swetonic 23 40 44 9 0 1 0 .205 .250 11
29 Bernard Tesmer? -- 30 83 14 3 0 1 .169 .241 20 Stats for 2 teams
30 Jimmy Walsh 39 16 38 11 1 0 1 .289 .395 15
31 Rabbit Warstler 23 23 67 14 3 0 1 .209 .299 20
32 Wilson? -- 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
33 Jack Wisner 27 35 60 12 0 0 0 .200 .200 12 Stats for 2 teams
34 Joseph Wyatt? -- 25 70 23 3 3 1 .329 .500 35
35 Elmer Yoter 27 114 452 140 22 10 6 .310 .442 200
35 Players 29.8
* - 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 Elmer Ambrose? 34 0 0 2 2.0 3 0 1.500 13.5 0.0
2 Danny Boone 23 5 10 .333 5.21 29 140.0 178 100 81 58 1.686 11.4 3.7
3 Bill Burwell 32 14 20 .412 5.10 37 254.0 296 170 144 50 1.362 10.5 1.8
4 Paul Gants? -- 0 1 .000 1 3.0 9 6 0 3.000 27.0 0.0
5 Wally Hurt? -- 0 1 .000 1 9.0 11 6 5 1.778 11.0 5.0
6 Lou Koupal 28 13 14 .481 4.58 40 232.0 276 144 118 92 1.586 10.7 3.6
7 Dixie Leverett 33 15 12 .556 3.98 38 278.0 268 162 123 92 1.295 8.7 3.0
8 Herman Meyers? -- 0 2 .000 2 14.0 13 8 5 1.286 8.4 3.2
9 Fred Schemanske 24 5 7 .417 6.59 36 101.0 136 84 74 49 1.832 12.1 4.4
10 Ferdie Schupp* 36 8 17 .320 3.93 31 215.0 208 127 94 99 1.428 8.7 4.1
11 By Speece 30 12 10 .545 4.14 41 174.0 185 96 80 60 1.408 9.6 3.1 Stats for 2 teams
12 Steve Swetonic 23 3 8 .273 4.69 33 140.0 167 92 73 52 1.564 10.7 3.3
13 Jack Wisner 27 9 11 .450 3.48 35 168.0 182 92 65 51 1.387 9.8 2.7 Stats for 2 teams
13 Players 28.6
* - 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
Paul Florence 88 285 63 13 .964 3.95
Robert Snyder 75 273 61 9 .974 4.45
Bernard Tesmer 28 90 21 3 .974 3.96 Stats for 2 teams

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Walter Holke 167 1641 90 13 .993 10.37

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bruno Betzel 113 302 358 22 .968 5.84
Ed Sicking 108 318 390 22 .970 6.56 Stats for 2 teams

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Elmer Yoter 114 117 278 29 .932 3.46
Fred Haney 50 52 109 8 .953 3.22

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bud Connolly 84 156 260 24 .945 4.95 Stats for 2 teams
Ralph Miller 62 133 216 20 .946 5.63
Kopf 20 35 46 8 .910 4.05
Rabbit Warstler 18 27 63 7 .928 5.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wid Matthews 159 403 18 13 .970 2.65
Reb Russell 118 200 8 13 .941 1.76
Herman Layne 114 221 7 16 .934 2.00
John Anderson 49 94 6 6 .943 2.04
Elert Enger 34 54 3 1 .983 1.68 Stats for 2 teams
Fred Brickell 27 64 3 2 .971 2.48
Joseph Wyatt 19 34 2 3 .923 1.89

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Elmer Ambrose 34 5' 11.0" 195 Dec 19, 1892 Buffalo, NY, US
John Anderson 28 R R 5' 9.0" 174 Aug 20, 1898 Eau Claire, WI, US
Bruno Betzel 32 R R 5' 9.0" 158 Dec 6, 1894 Chattanooga, OH, US
Danny Boone 23 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Jul 28, 1903 Trotwood, OH, US
Fred Brickell 20 L R 5' 7.0" 160 Nov 9, 1906 Saffordville, KS, US
Bill Burwell 32 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 27, 1895 Jarbalo, KS, US
Ray Carl -- Unknown
Lloyd Christenbury 33 L R 5' 7.0" 165 Oct 19, 1893 Mecklenburg County, NC, US
Bud Connolly 26 R R 5' 8.0" 154 May 25, 1901 San Francisco, CA, US
Elert Enger 23 Oct 7, 1903 Lanesboro, MN, US
Paul Florence 27 S R 6' 1.0" 185 Apr 22, 1900 Chicago, IL, US
Paul Gants -- Unknown
Fred Haney 31 R R 5' 6.0" 170 Apr 25, 1896 Albuquerque, NM, US
Walter Holke 34 S L 6' 1.0" 185 Dec 25, 1892 St. Louis, MO, US
James Houston -- Unknown
Wally Hurt -- Unknown
Kopf -- Unknown
Lou Koupal 28 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Dec 19, 1898 Tabor, SD, US
Herman Layne 26 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Feb 13, 1901 New Haven, WV, US
Dixie Leverett 33 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Mar 29, 1894 Georgetown, TX, US
Wid Matthews 30 L L 5' 8.0" 155 Oct 20, 1896 Raleigh, IL, US
Herman Meyers -- Unknown
Ralph Miller 31 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Feb 29, 1896 Fort Wayne, IN, US
Reb Russell 38 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Mar 12, 1889 Jackson, MS, US
Fred Schemanske 24 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Apr 28, 1903 Detroit, MI, US
Ferdie Schupp 36 R L 5' 10.0" 150 Jan 16, 1891 Louisville, KY, US
Ed Sicking 30 R R 5' 9.0" 165 Mar 30, 1897 St. Bernard, OH, US
Robert Snyder -- Unknown
By Speece 30 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jan 6, 1897 West Baden Springs, IN, US
Steve Swetonic 23 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Aug 13, 1903 Mount Pleasant, PA, US
Bernard Tesmer -- Unknown
Jimmy Walsh 39 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Aug 24, 1887 Rathroe, Tipperary, IE
Rabbit Warstler 23 R R 5' 7.0" 150 Sep 13, 1903 North Canton, OH, US
Wilson -- Unknown
Jack Wisner 27 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Nov 5, 1899 Grand Rapids, MI, US
Joseph Wyatt -- Unknown
Elmer Yoter 27 R R 5' 7.0" 155 Jun 26, 1900 Plainfield, PA, US

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