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1929 Indianapolis Indians

1929 > Class AA > 1929 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: 1928 / 1930

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 Elmer Ambrose? 36 2 9 3 1 0 0 .333 .444 4
2 Clyde Barnhart 33 155 552 167 31 12 16 .303 .489 270
3 Ollie Bejma 21 56 171 49 5 2 1 .287 .357 61
4 Bruno Betzel 34 2 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
5 Danny Boone 25 20 16 4 1 1 0 .250 .438 7
6 Bill Burwell* 34 51 116 22 3 0 1 .190 .241 28
7 Bud Connolly 28 163 575 157 32 1 5 .273 .358 206
8 Art Daney 24 5 12 1 0 0 0 .083 .083 1
9 Charles Gorman? -- 18 39 9 0 0 1 .231 .308 12
10 Prentice Hall? -- 11 14 2 0 0 0 .143 .143 2
11 Claude Jonnard 31 13 35 8 1 0 0 .229 .257 9
12 Edward Judd? 23 22 88 22 0 0 0 .250 .250 22
13 Len Koenecke* 25 32 79 25 4 1 0 .316 .392 31
14 Herman Layne 28 151 570 175 41 6 4 .307 .421 240
15 Ruel Love? 30 26 51 12 5 0 0 .235 .333 17
16 Wid Matthews* 32 130 513 147 19 5 0 .287 .343 176
17 Lee Meadows* 34 7 16 5 0 1 0 .313 .438 7
18 Lenny Metz 29 101 301 66 9 4 0 .219 .276 83
19 Peter Monahan* 27 169 636 188 37 4 11 .296 .418 266
20 Osborn? -- 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
21 Ken Penner* 33 38 82 22 3 0 1 .268 .341 28
22 Reynolds? -- 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
23 Johnny Riddle 23 60 170 46 9 0 1 .271 .341 58
24 John Riffe? -- 11 46 10 1 1 0 .217 .283 13
25 Reb Russell* 40 41 92 24 3 1 5 .261 .478 44
26 Ferdie Schupp 38 33 85 8 0 0 0 .094 .094 8
27 Leo Skidmore? -- 13 7 2 0 0 0 .286 .286 2
28 By Speece 32 44 46 13 2 2 1 .283 .478 22
29 Joe Sprinz 26 138 463 142 17 6 4 .307 .395 183
30 Jim Stroner 28 72 239 65 6 2 6 .272 .389 93
31 Swanson? -- 9 22 5 0 0 0 .227 .227 5
32 Bud Teachout 25 38 73 19 0 1 0 .260 .288 21
33 Rabbit Warstler 25 153 574 164 35 7 6 .286 .402 231
34 Lefty Wolf 29 2 5 1 0 0 0 .200 .200 1
34 Players 28.5
* - 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? 36 2 0 1.000 0.50 2 18.0 12 1 6 1.000 6.0 3.0
2 Danny Boone 25 2 3 .400 5.50 20 54.0 69 42 33 28 1.796 11.5 4.7
3 Bill Burwell 34 15 20 .429 3.69 38 271.0 284 138 111 48 1.225 9.4 1.6
4 Art Daney 24 0 4 .000 7.50 5 30.0 39 25 13 1.733 11.7 3.9
5 Prentice Hall? -- 1 3 .250 4.70 11 46.0 53 29 24 9 1.348 10.4 1.8
6 Claude Jonnard 31 6 5 .545 2.92 13 108.0 96 42 35 43 1.287 8.0 3.6
7 Ruel Love? 30 5 10 .333 5.28 25 133.0 168 88 78 32 1.504 11.4 2.2
8 Lee Meadows 34 1 5 .167 5.00 7 45.0 67 38 25 13 1.778 13.4 2.6
9 Osborn? -- 0 0 0.00 1 1.0 1 0 0 1.000 9.0 0.0
10 Ken Penner 33 13 7 .650 3.25 24 191.0 170 78 69 51 1.157 8.0 2.4
11 Ferdie Schupp* 38 12 14 .462 3.64 33 235.0 233 127 95 117 1.489 8.9 4.5
12 Leo Skidmore -- 1 1 .500 7.67 13 27.0 39 23 12 1.889 13.0 4.0
13 By Speece 32 9 2 .818 3.80 36 109.0 109 55 46 35 1.321 9.0 2.9
14 Bud Teachout* 25 10 14 .417 4.45 32 194.0 213 111 96 68 1.448 9.9 3.2
15 Lefty Wolf* 29 1 1 .500 4.50 2 16.0 15 8 12 1.688 8.4 6.8
15 Players 31.4
* - 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
Joe Sprinz 131 473 120 16 .974 4.53
Johnny Riddle 48 179 54 8 .967 4.85

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Peter Monahan 169 1699 93 20 .989 10.60

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bud Connolly 163 395 499 19 .979 5.48

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lenny Metz 71 70 116 11 .944 2.62
Jim Stroner 66 57 146 15 .931 3.08
Edward Judd 22 26 43 3 .958 3.14
Charles Gorman 13 11 24 2 .946 2.69

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Rabbit Warstler 152 319 524 57 .937 5.55

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Clyde Barnhart 146 268 11 11 .962 1.91
Herman Layne 146 302 9 13 .960 2.13
Wid Matthews 128 349 9 9 .975 2.80
Ollie Bejma 52 74 2 2 .974 1.46
Reb Russell 27 41 4 2 .957 1.67
Len Koenecke 21 26 1 2 .931 1.29
John Riffe 11 28 0 1 .966 2.55

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Elmer Ambrose 36 5' 11.0" 195 Dec 19, 1892 Buffalo, NY, US
Clyde Barnhart 33 R R 5' 10.0" 155 Dec 29, 1895 Buck Valley, PA, US
Ollie Bejma 21 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Sep 12, 1907 South Bend, IN, US
Bruno Betzel 34 R R 5' 9.0" 158 Dec 6, 1894 Chattanooga, OH, US
Danny Boone 25 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Jul 28, 1903 Trotwood, OH, US
Bill Burwell 34 L R 5' 11.0" 175 Mar 27, 1895 Jarbalo, KS, US
Bud Connolly 28 R R 5' 8.0" 154 May 25, 1901 San Francisco, CA, US
Art Daney 24 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Jul 9, 1904 Talihina, OK, US
Charles Gorman -- Unknown
Prentice Hall -- Unknown
Claude Jonnard 31 R R 6' 1.0" 165 Nov 23, 1897 Nashville, TN, US
Edward Judd 23 Dec 15, 1905
Len Koenecke 25 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Jan 18, 1904 Baraboo, WI, US
Herman Layne 28 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Feb 13, 1901 New Haven, WV, US
Ruel Love 30 May 22, 1899 Hill County, TX, US
Wid Matthews 32 L L 5' 8.0" 155 Oct 20, 1896 Raleigh, IL, US
Lee Meadows 34 L R 6' 0.0" 190 Jul 12, 1894 Oxford, NC, US
Lenny Metz 29 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jul 6, 1899 Superior, CO, US
Peter Monahan 27 L 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 20, 1902 Cincinnati, OH, US
Osborn -- Unknown
Ken Penner 33 L R 5' 11.0" 170 Apr 24, 1896 Booneville, IN, US
Reynolds -- Unknown
Johnny Riddle 23 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Oct 3, 1905 Clinton, SC, US
John Riffe -- Unknown
Reb Russell 40 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Mar 12, 1889 Jackson, MS, US
Ferdie Schupp 38 R L 5' 10.0" 150 Jan 16, 1891 Louisville, KY, US
Leo Skidmore -- R Unknown
By Speece 32 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Jan 6, 1897 West Baden Springs, IN, US
Joe Sprinz 26 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Aug 3, 1902 St. Louis, MO, US
Jim Stroner 28 R R 5' 10.0" 175 May 29, 1901 Chicago, IL, US
Swanson -- Unknown
Bud Teachout 25 R L 6' 2.0" 183 Feb 27, 1904 Los Angeles, CA, US
Rabbit Warstler 25 R R 5' 7.0" 150 Sep 13, 1903 North Canton, OH, US
Lefty Wolf 29 R L 5' 10.0" 163 Jun 10, 1900 Hartford, CT, US

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