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1947 Indianapolis Indians

1947 > Class AAA > 1947 American Association
Overall: 74-79
Scored 682 runs, Allowed 715 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 73-80

Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates-NL
Manager: Jimmy Brown
Represented: Indianapolis, IN
Ballpark: Owen J. Bush Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1946 / 1948

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk 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 Ernie Andres 29 150 593 537 69 143 24 2 13 85 2 44 26 .266 .322 .391 .713 210 11 0 12
2 Vic Barnhart 24 13 53 45 5 8 0 0 0 4 0 7 6 .178 .288 .178 .466 8 1 0 1
3 Frank Barrett 33 65 26 22 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 .091 .167 .091 .258 2 1 0 2
4 Ted Beard* 26 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
5 Jimmy Bloodworth 29 50 205 187 23 56 11 2 4 22 1 15 18 .299 .351 .444 .795 83 4 0 3
6 Jimmy Brown# 37 66 221 194 25 46 5 1 0 14 6 25 8 .237 .324 .273 .597 53 1 0 2
7 Pete Castiglione 26 146 607 567 74 153 26 9 2 40 3 30 35 .270 .308 .358 .666 203 17 1 9
8 William Deininger 25 7 10 2 7 0 1 0 3 0 .700 .900 9
9 Stanley Ferek# 25 29 19 16 1 3 1 0 0 2 0 3 5 .188 .316 .250 .566 4 0 0 0
10 Glenn Fletcher* 30 24 49 45 3 4 1 0 0 1 0 3 12 .089 .146 .111 .257 5 0 0 1
11 Ken Gables 28 21 21 21 0 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 7 .190 .190 .238 .429 5 0 0 0
12 Ben Guintini 28 126 474 430 66 130 21 5 16 70 4 36 66 .302 .364 .486 .850 209 19 6 2
13 Jack Hallett 32 32 55 48 2 12 0 0 1 8 0 3 12 .250 .294 .313 .607 15 2 0 4
14 Lee Howard* 23 5 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 1
15 Roy Jarvis 21 59 221 195 23 45 6 0 7 24 2 22 28 .231 .318 .369 .687 72 10 3 1
16 Frank Kalin 29 85 269 241 32 75 9 5 9 48 2 25 28 .311 .378 .502 .880 121 5 1 2
17 Royce Lint* 26 20 46 41 6 12 0 1 0 3 0 2 4 .293 .326 .341 .667 14 0 0 3
18 Bob Malloy 29 32 70 65 6 14 1 0 0 8 1 1 15 .215 .227 .231 .458 15 0 0 4
19 Gene Mauch 21 58 257 217 37 65 13 4 0 16 1 39 14 .300 .406 .396 .803 86 2 0 1
20 Harold McKee 23 4 12 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 .250 .250 3
21 Butch Moran 30 148 610 556 80 157 29 5 8 71 5 47 59 .282 .339 .396 .735 220 19 1 6
22 Steve Nagy* 28 27 53 45 4 9 2 0 2 9 0 4 13 .200 .280 .378 .658 17 2 1 3
23 Manny Perez 30 25 38 35 2 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 13 .229 .229 .286 .514 10 1 0 3
24 Hugh Poland* 37 10 28 26 1 7 0 0 0 2 0 2 3 .269 .321 .269 .591 7 0 0 0
25 Johnny Riddle 41 79 230 210 17 71 9 0 4 24 0 18 10 .338 .390 .438 .828 92 10 0 2
26 Larry Rosenthal* 37 93 350 297 51 95 11 4 7 49 2 50 36 .320 .420 .455 .874 135 7 1 2 Stats for 2 teams
27 Bill Salkeld* 30 34 128 112 16 27 6 0 2 10 0 16 13 .241 .336 .348 .684 39 0 0 0
28 Lou Tost* 36 26 75 67 7 11 1 0 0 4 1 7 19 .164 .243 .179 .422 12 0 0 1
29 Roy Weatherly* 32 140 565 503 79 153 27 7 14 81 3 52 34 .304 .369 .469 .839 236 7 0 10
30 Stan Wentzel 30 118 421 377 59 94 18 5 2 37 4 39 43 .249 .320 .340 .659 128 10 0 5
31 Woody Williams 34 36 77 70 5 15 4 0 0 7 1 6 5 .214 .286 .271 .557 19 1 1 0
32 Chuck Workman* 32 9 31 3 7 2 0 1 6 0 .226 .387 12
32 Players 29.9 154 5705 5113 682 1398 224 49 90 629 39 498 533 .273 .340 .389 .729 1990 130 15 79
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 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 Ed Albosta 28 0 0 2 0 0 3.0 10 5 0 5.000 30.0 15.0 0.0 0.00
2 Frank Barrett 33 6 3 .667 3.83 65 0 0 115.0 114 51 49 43 66 0 0 4 1.365 8.9 3.4 5.2 1.53
3 Stanley Ferek* 25 4 5 .444 4.26 28 0 0 76.0 78 46 36 38 43 3 0 1 1.526 9.2 4.5 5.1 1.13
4 Glenn Fletcher 30 7 7 .500 3.68 24 17 6 7 0 132.0 122 65 54 67 66 0 0 1 1.432 8.3 4.6 4.5 0.99
5 Ken Gables 28 2 8 .200 4.50 21 9 6 4 1 76.0 78 46 38 34 44 4 0 0 1.474 9.2 4.0 5.2 1.29
6 Hank Gornicki 36 0 1 .000 15.00 1 0 0 3.0 6 5 3 0 3.000 18.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
7 Jack Hallett 32 10 11 .476 3.79 32 18 10 7 1 152.0 153 74 64 60 136 3 0 5 1.401 9.1 3.6 8.1 2.27
8 Lee Howard* 23 0 0 2 0 0 7.0 5 3 0 1.143 6.4 3.9 0.0 0.00
9 Royce Lint* 26 4 6 .400 4.74 11 11 0 4 0 74.0 72 42 39 46 47 1 0 5 1.595 8.8 5.6 5.7 1.02
10 Bob Malloy 29 14 9 .609 3.92 28 25 2 15 1 179.0 190 95 78 73 66 2 0 1 1.469 9.6 3.7 3.3 0.90
11 Steve Nagy* 28 8 5 .615 4.43 23 20 1 9 2 132.0 147 81 65 50 90 1 0 2 1.492 10.0 3.4 6.1 1.80
12 Manny Perez 30 5 9 .357 3.74 25 17 6 8 1 118.0 113 62 49 73 56 4 0 3 1.576 8.6 5.6 4.3 0.77
13 Dewey Soriano 27 2 0 1.000 4.67 4 4 0 1 0 27.0 25 17 14 19 17 0 0 1 1.630 8.3 6.3 5.7 0.89
14 Lou Tost* 36 11 12 .478 4.35 25 24 0 12 1 178.0 208 108 86 54 98 4 0 4 1.472 10.5 2.7 5.0 1.81
15 Junior Walsh 28 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 4.0 3 0 1 3 1.000 6.8 2.2 6.8 3.00
16 Lefty Wilkie* 32 0 1 .000 2.45 5 0 0 11.0 9 5 3 6 6 2 0 0 1.364 7.4 4.9 4.9 1.00
17 Pinky Woods 27 1 2 .333 8.10 4 0 0 10.0 10 10 9 11 6 0 0 0 2.100 9.0 9.9 5.4 0.55
17 Players 30.3 74 79 .484 154 154 715

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Johnny Riddle 65 282 46 4 4 .988 5.05 8
Roy Jarvis 56 317 25 8 2 .977 6.11 14
Bill Salkeld 31 161 27 7 2 .964 6.06 6

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Butch Moran 146 1208 79 20 114 .985 8.82

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Gene Mauch 58 176 174 12 43 .967 6.03
Jimmy Brown 47 113 117 6 24 .975 4.89
Jimmy Bloodworth 43 104 106 8 21 .963 4.88
Woody Williams 11 26 33 2 6 .967 5.36

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ernie Andres 150 142 282 26 31 .942 2.83

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pete Castiglione 140 221 403 39 67 .941 4.46
Vic Barnhart 13 24 40 6 3 .914 4.92

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Roy Weatherly 136 259 10 7 3 .975 1.98
Ben Guintini 115 208 9 8 0 .964 1.89
Stan Wentzel 110 267 11 3 1 .989 2.53
Larry Rosenthal 83 123 7 2 0 .985 1.57 Stats for 2 teams
Frank Kalin 64 125 5 6 1 .956 2.03

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Barrett 65 7 27 0 0 1.000 0.52
Jack Hallett 32 4 28 1 1 .970 1.00
Stanley Ferek 28 0 17 2 1 .895 0.61
Bob Malloy 28 8 29 3 1 .925 1.32
Manny Perez 25 3 24 0 1 1.000 1.08
Lou Tost 25 2 29 3 0 .912 1.24
Glenn Fletcher 24 5 20 3 1 .893 1.04
Steve Nagy 23 2 23 3 1 .893 1.09
Ken Gables 21 2 11 1 0 .929 0.62
Royce Lint 11 3 15 0 1 1.000 1.64
Lefty Wilkie 5 0.00
Dewey Soriano 4 0.00
Pinky Woods 4 0.00
Ed Albosta 2 0.00
Lee Howard 2 0.00
Hank Gornicki 1 0.00
Junior Walsh 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Ed Albosta 28 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Oct 27, 1918 Saginaw, MI, US
Ernie Andres 29 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Jan 11, 1918 Jeffersonville, IN, US
Vic Barnhart 24 R R 6' 0.0" 188 Sep 1, 1922 Hagerstown, MD, US
Frank Barrett 33 R R 6' 2.0" 173 Jul 1, 1913 Fort Lauderdale, FL, US
Ted Beard 26 L L 5' 8.0" 165 Jan 7, 1921 Woodsboro, MD, US
Jimmy Bloodworth 29 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Jul 26, 1917 Tallahassee, FL, US
Jimmy Brown 37 S R 5' 8.0" 165 Apr 25, 1910 Jamesville, NC, US
Pete Castiglione 26 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Feb 13, 1921 Greenwich, CT, US
William Deininger 25 R 6' 1.0" 194 Sep 29, 1921 Kankakee, IL, US
Stanley Ferek 25 S L 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 5, 1921
Glenn Fletcher 30 L R 5' 9.0" 170 1917
Ken Gables 28 R R 5' 11.0" 210 Jan 31, 1919 Walnut Grove, MO, US
Hank Gornicki 36 R R 6' 1.0" 145 Jan 14, 1911 Niagara Falls, NY, US
Ben Guintini 28 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 13, 1919 Los Banos, CA, US
Jack Hallett 32 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Nov 13, 1914 Toledo, OH, US
Lee Howard 23 L L 6' 2.0" 175 Nov 11, 1923 Staten Island, NY, US
Roy Jarvis 21 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Jun 7, 1926 Shawnee, OK, US
Frank Kalin 29 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Oct 3, 1917 Steubenville, OH, US
Royce Lint 26 L L 6' 1.0" 165 Jan 1, 1921 Birmingham, AL, US
Bob Malloy 29 R R 5' 11.0" 185 May 28, 1918 Canonsburg, PA, US
Gene Mauch 21 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Nov 18, 1925 Salina, KS, US
Harold McKee 23 R 5' 11.0" 155 1924
Butch Moran 30 R R 5' 11.0" 175 May 12, 1917 San Francisco, CA, US
Steve Nagy 28 L L 5' 9.0" 174 May 28, 1919 Franklin, NJ, US
Manny Perez 30 R R 6' 1.0" 172 Dec 6, 1916 El Paso, TX, US
Hugh Poland 37 L R 5' 11.0" 185 Jan 19, 1910 Tompkinsville, KY, US
Johnny Riddle 41 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Oct 3, 1905 Clinton, SC, US
Larry Rosenthal 37 L L 6' 0.0" 190 May 21, 1910 St. Paul, MN, US
Bill Salkeld 30 L R 5' 10.0" 190 Mar 8, 1917 Pocatello, ID, US
Dewey Soriano 27 L R 6' 3.0" 200 Feb 8, 1920 Prince Rupert, BC, CA
Lou Tost 36 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 1, 1911 Cumberland, WA, US
Junior Walsh 28 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Mar 7, 1919 Newark, NJ, US
Roy Weatherly 32 L R 5' 6.0" 170 Feb 25, 1915 Warren, TX, US
Stan Wentzel 30 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Jan 13, 1917 Lorane, PA, US
Lefty Wilkie 32 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Oct 30, 1914 Zealandia, SK, CA
Woody Williams 34 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Aug 21, 1912 Pamplin, VA, US
Pinky Woods 27 R R 6' 5.0" 225 May 22, 1920 Waterbury, CT, US
Chuck Workman 32 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Jan 6, 1915 Leeton, MO, US

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