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1948 Indianapolis Indians

1948 > Class AAA > 1948 American Association
Overall: 100-54
Scored 948 runs, Allowed 751 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 93-61

Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates-NL
Manager: Al Lopez
Represented: Indianapolis, IN
Ballpark: Owen J. Bush Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1947 / 1949

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 Jim Bagby 31 34 97 94 9 20 3 0 3 15 0 2 13 .213 .229 .340 .570 32 0 1
2 Ed Bahr 28 34 58 56 4 9 1 0 0 3 0 0 23 .161 .161 .179 .339 10 0 2
3 Frank Barrett 34 44 16 15 1 5 1 0 0 3 0 1 5 .333 .375 .400 .775 6 0 0
4 Ted Beard* 27 142 650 511 131 154 31 17 7 85 13 128 97 .301 .449 .470 .919 240 9 2
5 Jack Cassini 28 131 592 518 101 158 27 6 0 63 33 54 53 .305 .374 .380 .754 197 3 17
6 Pete Castiglione 27 148 626 578 87 178 33 16 5 88 3 41 37 .308 .355 .446 .801 258 1 6
7 Glenn Crawford* 34 12 23 17 3 6 0 0 0 1 0 6 2 .353 .522 .353 .875 6 0 0
8 Stanley Ferek# 26 6 4 1 .250
9 Les Fleming* 32 151 634 527 112 170 28 6 26 143 1 103 52 .323 .437 .546 .983 288 4 0
10 Robert Ganss 25 49 150 131 19 35 5 1 2 20 0 18 23 .267 .356 .366 .722 48 0 1
11 Don Gutteridge 36 107 402 366 58 94 17 2 5 51 6 31 50 .257 .315 .355 .670 130 0 5
12 Jack Hallett 33 23 56 51 3 12 2 0 0 7 0 1 10 .235 .250 .275 .525 14 0 4
13 Johnny Hutchings# 32 38 28 21 2 4 0 0 0 2 0 1 4 .190 .227 .190 .418 4 0 6
14 Chet Johnson* 30 34 84 76 5 9 0 0 0 2 0 6 28 .118 .183 .118 .301 9 0 2 Stats for 2 teams
15 Frank Kalin 30 46 142 126 26 41 6 2 7 39 1 16 17 .325 .401 .571 .973 72 0 0
16 Charlie Letchas 32 52 193 164 30 41 5 1 1 15 0 26 9 .250 .356 .311 .667 51 1 2
17 Royce Lint* 27 23 21 19 3 5 1 0 0 2 0 2 6 .263 .333 .316 .649 6 0 0
18 Al Lopez 39 43 139 127 13 34 4 1 2 21 1 12 13 .268 .331 .362 .693 46 0 0
19 Bob Malloy 30 32 110 103 12 22 1 0 0 10 1 5 17 .214 .250 .223 .473 23 0 2
20 Cal McLish# 22 51 87 77 22 22 0 1 0 2 3 6 17 .286 .337 .312 .649 24 0 4
21 Steve Nagy* 29 3 4 1 .250
22 Rusty Peters 33 114 387 344 48 96 13 3 7 48 2 38 60 .279 .354 .395 .750 136 2 3 Stats for 2 teams
23 Culley Rikard* 34 142 593 491 99 140 29 6 11 107 2 85 58 .285 .404 .436 .840 214 13 4
24 Tom Saffell* 26 149 669 586 119 175 24 10 6 56 22 66 76 .299 .375 .404 .780 237 6 11
25 Earl Turner 25 85 335 307 48 96 17 8 2 56 5 26 28 .313 .370 .440 .810 135 2 0
26 Junior Walsh 29 13 17 15 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 7 .067 .125 .067 .192 1 0 1
27 Roy Weatherly* 33 68 146 132 17 40 3 1 4 30 1 13 15 .303 .366 .432 .797 57 0 1
27 Players 29.8 154 6021 5244 948 1514 244 81 82 848 93 668 693 .289 .373 .413 .786 2166 37 72
* - 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 Jim Bagby 31 16 9 .640 4.64 31 16 1 227.0 272 136 117 80 54 6 0 4 1.551 10.8 3.2 2.1 0.68
2 Ed Bahr 28 10 6 .625 4.20 28 7 1 148.0 164 80 69 57 78 5 1 1 1.493 10.0 3.5 4.7 1.37
3 Frank Barrett 34 7 5 .583 3.21 44 0 0 73.0 64 30 26 42 25 1 0 0 1.452 7.9 5.2 3.1 0.60
4 Stanley Ferek* 26 0 2 .000 18.00 6 0 14.0 31 28 28 9 8 1 0 0 2.857 19.9 5.8 5.1 0.89
5 Jack Hallett 33 11 5 .688 4.91 23 9 1 132.0 126 83 72 62 91 1 1 6 1.424 8.6 4.2 6.2 1.47
6 Johnny Hutchings 32 10 2 .833 3.52 38 1 0 92.0 88 41 36 37 59 2 0 1 1.359 8.6 3.6 5.8 1.59
7 Chet Johnson* 30 16 12 .571 4.06 34 13 1 215.0 218 112 97 134 148 5 0 4 1.637 9.1 5.6 6.2 1.10 Stats for 2 teams
8 Jim Kleckley 21 0 0 2 0 5.0 4 1 0 1.000 7.2 1.8 0.0 0.00
9 Royce Lint* 27 1 1 .500 4.80 16 0 0 45.0 51 26 24 29 28 0 1 2 1.778 10.2 5.8 5.6 0.97
10 Bob Malloy 30 21 7 .750 4.17 32 18 0 242.0 270 126 112 99 105 2 0 3 1.525 10.0 3.7 3.9 1.06
11 Cal McLish 22 12 9 .571 4.13 29 12 4 172.0 199 100 79 57 71 4 0 2 1.488 10.4 3.0 3.7 1.25
12 Steve Nagy* 29 1 0 1.000 2.57 3 0 14.0 12 4 4 8 8 0 0 0 1.429 7.7 5.1 5.1 1.00
13 Charles Rushe 27 0 0 3 0 3.0 9 4 1 4.333 27.0 12.0 3.0 0.25
14 Bill Sweiger 24 0 0 2 0 1.1 2 1 0 2.250 13.5 6.8 0.0 0.00
15 Junior Walsh 29 4 2 .667 4.79 13 2 1 47.0 51 31 25 23 26 1 0 2 1.574 9.8 4.4 5.0 1.13
15 Players 29.8 100 54 .649 154 154 751
* - 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
Earl Turner 83 374 48 11 7 .975 5.08 18
Robert Ganss 43 178 21 7 2 .966 4.63 2
Al Lopez 42 184 23 8 5 .963 4.93 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Les Fleming 151 1135 104 12 104 .990 8.21
Frank Kalin 14 83 2 4 15 .955 6.07

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jack Cassini 129 317 305 33 74 .950 4.82
Charlie Letchas 19 41 46 4 9 .956 4.58
Don Gutteridge 11 25 18 9 4 .827 3.91

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Don Gutteridge 89 89 124 20 11 .914 2.39
Rusty Peters 41 38 71 4 2 .965 2.66 Stats for 2 teams
Charlie Letchas 30 35 57 5 9 .948 3.07

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pete Castiglione 148 279 449 35 88 .954 4.92
Rusty Peters 49 79 118 16 25 .925 4.02 Stats for 2 teams

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tom Saffell 148 398 8 11 3 .974 2.74
Ted Beard 142 288 31 7 4 .979 2.25
Culley Rikard 141 297 10 11 1 .965 2.18
Roy Weatherly 32 47 0 2 0 .959 1.47
Frank Kalin 20 43 2 2 1 .957 2.25

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Frank Barrett 44 4 13 0 1 1.000 0.39
Johnny Hutchings 38 6 7 2 1 .867 0.34
Chet Johnson 34 9 30 2 1 .951 1.15 Stats for 2 teams
Bob Malloy 32 20 46 0 3 1.000 2.06
Jim Bagby 31 14 58 2 6 .973 2.32
Cal McLish 29 11 22 2 3 .943 1.14
Ed Bahr 28 8 23 1 5 .969 1.11
Jack Hallett 23 9 18 1 0 .964 1.17
Royce Lint 16 0 13 1 3 .929 0.81
Junior Walsh 13 3 9 1 2 .923 0.92
Stanley Ferek 6 0.00
Steve Nagy 3 0.00
Charles Rushe 3 0.00
Jim Kleckley 2 0.00
Bill Sweiger 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Jim Bagby 31 R R 6' 2.0" 170 Sep 8, 1916 Cleveland, OH, US
Ed Bahr 28 R R 6' 1.0" 172 Oct 16, 1919 Rouleau, SK, CA
Frank Barrett 34 R R 6' 2.0" 173 Jul 1, 1913 Fort Lauderdale, FL, US
Ted Beard 27 L L 5' 8.0" 165 Jan 7, 1921 Woodsboro, MD, US
Jack Cassini 28 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Oct 26, 1919 Dearborn, MI, US
Pete Castiglione 27 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Feb 13, 1921 Greenwich, CT, US
Glenn Crawford 34 L R 5' 9.0" 165 Dec 2, 1913 North Branch, MI, US
Stanley Ferek 26 S L 6' 0.0" 180 Dec 5, 1921
Les Fleming 32 L L 5' 10.0" 185 Aug 7, 1915 Singleton, TX, US
Robert Ganss 25 R 5' 10.0" 195 Jul 7, 1922 Toledo, OH, US
Don Gutteridge 36 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Jun 19, 1912 Pittsburg, KS, US
Jack Hallett 33 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Nov 13, 1914 Toledo, OH, US
Johnny Hutchings 32 S R 6' 2.0" 250 Apr 14, 1916 Chicago, IL, US
Chet Johnson 30 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Aug 1, 1917 Redmond, WA, US
Frank Kalin 30 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Oct 3, 1917 Steubenville, OH, US
Jim Kleckley 21 R R 6' 4.0" 204 Sep 8, 1926 West Columbia, SC, US
Charlie Letchas 32 R R 5' 10.0" 150 Oct 3, 1915 Thomasville, GA, US
Royce Lint 27 L L 6' 1.0" 165 Jan 1, 1921 Birmingham, AL, US
Al Lopez 39 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Aug 20, 1908 Tampa, FL, US
Bob Malloy 30 R R 5' 11.0" 185 May 28, 1918 Canonsburg, PA, US
Cal McLish 22 S R 6' 0.0" 179 Dec 1, 1925 Anadarko, OK, US
Steve Nagy 29 L L 5' 9.0" 174 May 28, 1919 Franklin, NJ, US
Rusty Peters 33 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Dec 14, 1914 Roanoke, VA, US
Culley Rikard 34 L R 5' 11.0" 183 May 9, 1914 Oxford, MS, US
Charles Rushe 27 R R 6' 1.0" 189 1921
Tom Saffell 26 L R 5' 11.0" 170 Jul 26, 1921 Etowah, TN, US
Bill Sweiger 24 R R 6' 2.0" 195 May 20, 1924 Baltimore, MD, US
Earl Turner 25 R R 5' 9.0" 170 May 6, 1923 Pittsfield, MA, US
Junior Walsh 29 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Mar 7, 1919 Newark, NJ, US
Roy Weatherly 33 L R 5' 6.0" 170 Feb 25, 1915 Warren, TX, US

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