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1971 Indianapolis Indians

1971 > Class AAA > 1971 American Association (East)
Overall: 84-55
Scored 576 runs, Allowed 469 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 82-57

Affiliation: Cincinnati Reds-NL
Manager: Vern Rapp
Represented: Indianapolis, IN
Ballpark: Owen J. Bush Stadium (Indianapolis, IN)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1970 / 1972

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 Dick Baney 24 18 47 44 4 9 1 0 0 4 0 0 1 9 .205 .222 .227 .449 10 0 2 0
2 Mel Behney* 23 24 49 44 5 10 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 12 .227 .277 .250 .527 11 0 2 0
3 Kurt Bevacqua 24 60 246 235 36 71 16 1 9 38 7 4 8 41 .302 .322 .494 .816 116 0 1 2 Stats for 2 teams
4 Pedro Borbon 24 56 18 16 3 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 6 .375 .412 .375 .787 6 0 1 0
5 Ray Borowicz# 21 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0
6 Angel Bravo* 28 15 43 41 7 11 2 0 0 1 3 0 2 4 .268 .302 .317 .619 13 0 0 0
7 Darrel Chaney# 23 120 522 459 73 127 17 9 3 38 8 3 51 82 .277 .349 .373 .721 171 3 3 6
8 Jim Cosman 28 40 20 18 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 9 .056 .105 .056 .161 1 0 1 0
9 Alfred Crawford 23 100 349 321 39 86 13 4 4 33 10 5 17 59 .268 .316 .371 .687 119 7 1 3
10 Mike Davison* 25 22 10 9 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 .333 .400 .333 .733 3 0 0 0
11 Chico DeCastris* 29 114 365 325 44 78 16 4 7 25 3 5 33 68 .240 .315 .378 .693 123 3 3 1
12 William Ferguson 23 27 79 66 10 18 2 1 2 8 3 1 12 17 .273 .392 .424 .817 28 1 0 0
13 Greg Garrett# 24 10 14 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 .091 .231 .091 .322 1 0 1 0
14 Vern Geishert 25 7 14 10 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 .100 .182 .100 .282 1 0 3 0
15 Danny Godby 24 107 320 297 39 85 11 2 4 27 10 6 19 46 .286 .332 .377 .709 112 2 1 1
16 Ross Grimsley* 21 6 18 16 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 9 .125 .222 .125 .347 2 0 0 0
17 Bill Harrelson# 25 10 6 6 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .500 .833 3 0 0 0
18 Billy Harris* 27 86 261 225 26 45 9 1 1 19 5 0 33 72 .200 .299 .262 .561 59 0 0 3
19 Elvio Jimenez 31 97 317 297 29 80 9 1 8 32 1 2 15 31 .269 .304 .387 .691 115 1 1 3
20 Dick Kenworthy 30 92 263 238 26 58 11 0 6 38 1 3 22 47 .244 .308 .366 .674 87 1 0 2
21 Tony Muser* 23 85 348 310 36 91 10 3 3 31 0 2 35 27 .294 .368 .374 .742 116 2 0 1
22 Ozzie Osborn 25 40 21 19 2 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4 .158 .158 .263 .421 5 0 2 0
23 Pat Osburn* 22 29 53 44 6 4 0 0 0 3 1 0 5 18 .091 .184 .091 .275 4 0 4 0
24 Bill Plummer 24 104 425 372 50 99 15 5 17 65 2 3 44 89 .266 .348 .470 .818 175 4 2 3
25 Jim Qualls# 24 94 369 340 40 86 15 4 5 33 4 8 21 54 .253 .296 .365 .661 124 1 4 3
26 Sonny Ruberto 25 105 349 322 23 94 11 1 5 37 3 4 21 39 .292 .334 .379 .713 122 1 2 3
27 Wayne Simpson 22 7 14 13 0 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 7 .231 .231 .231 .462 3 0 1 0
28 Gregg Slape* 24 102 351 306 40 69 10 4 8 41 6 5 36 55 .225 .307 .363 .670 111 2 3 4
29 Willie Smith* 32 77 295 259 50 91 15 3 8 43 1 1 33 48 .351 .425 .525 .950 136 1 1 1
30 Ed Sprague 25 39 54 49 3 10 1 0 0 5 0 0 2 16 .204 .250 .224 .474 11 1 2 0
31 Dave Tomlin* 22 41 12 11 2 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 2 .182 .250 .273 .523 3 0 0 0
32 Milt Wilcox 21 16 39 36 6 8 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 6 .222 .263 .306 .569 11 0 1 0
32 Players 25.5 140 5169 4637 576 1204 177 45 82 515 66 51 425 881 .260 .324 .370 .694 1717 30 43 34 57
* - 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 Dick Baney 24 9 4 .692 3.49 18 17 6 0 0 111.0 112 51 43 8 37 3 51 3 0 2 1.342 9.1 0.6 3.0 4.1 1.38
2 Mel Behney* 23 9 9 .500 3.28 24 24 8 2 0 137.0 135 56 50 10 42 0 79 2 2 12 1.292 8.9 0.7 2.8 5.2 1.88
3 Pedro Borbon 24 12 6 .667 3.06 56 0 0 0 9 97.0 101 34 33 8 20 6 75 5 0 2 1.247 9.4 0.7 1.9 7.0 3.75
4 Jim Cosman 28 3 2 .600 2.70 40 1 0 0 9 90.0 69 30 27 5 40 8 55 5 0 5 1.211 6.9 0.5 4.0 5.5 1.38
5 Mike Davison* 25 1 0 1.000 2.61 21 0 0 0 2 38.0 36 14 11 4 16 0 25 0 0 2 1.368 8.5 0.9 3.8 5.9 1.56
6 Joe DiFabio 26 0 2 .000 15.00 2 2 0 0 0 3.0 7 7 5 0 3 0 2 0 0 1 3.333 21.0 0.0 9.0 6.0 0.67
7 Greg Garrett* 24 2 1 .667 4.05 9 8 0 0 0 40.0 35 21 18 3 26 2 25 0 1 2 1.525 7.9 0.7 5.8 5.6 0.96
8 Vern Geishert 25 3 2 .600 3.82 7 7 1 0 0 33.0 29 14 14 2 11 2 14 0 0 2 1.212 7.9 0.5 3.0 3.8 1.27
9 Ross Grimsley* 21 6 0 1.000 2.93 6 6 3 1 0 43.0 31 15 14 3 8 1 40 0 1 2 0.907 6.5 0.6 1.7 8.4 5.00
10 Bill Harrelson 25 1 2 .333 4.50 9 3 0 0 1 22.0 15 13 11 0 22 0 10 1 0 7 1.682 6.1 0.0 9.0 4.1 0.45
11 Ozzie Osborn 25 4 4 .500 3.07 38 5 0 0 3 88.0 76 37 30 7 38 6 64 4 0 4 1.295 7.8 0.7 3.9 6.5 1.68
12 Pat Osburn* 22 8 8 .500 2.51 27 27 5 2 0 154.0 128 50 43 8 78 5 125 7 1 3 1.338 7.5 0.5 4.6 7.3 1.60
13 Wayne Simpson 22 2 0 1.000 3.71 6 6 1 0 0 34.0 34 16 14 2 21 0 24 0 1 0 1.618 9.0 0.5 5.6 6.4 1.14
14 Willie Smith* 32 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0.500 0.0 0.0 4.5 18.0 4.00
15 Ed Sprague 25 9 6 .600 3.25 39 19 5 0 5 155.0 156 65 56 11 68 9 112 7 1 11 1.445 9.1 0.6 3.9 6.5 1.65
16 Dave Tomlin* 22 7 4 .636 2.21 41 0 0 0 4 61.0 46 19 15 6 24 6 50 1 0 2 1.148 6.8 0.9 3.5 7.4 2.08
17 Milt Wilcox 21 8 5 .615 2.21 16 15 4 3 0 102.0 84 29 25 5 22 1 62 0 1 2 1.039 7.4 0.4 1.9 5.5 2.82
17 Players 24.0 84 55 .604 3.01 140 140 107 33 11 33 1217.0 1084 469 407 80 475 50 810 35 8 59 1.281 8.0 0.6 3.5 6.0 1.71
* - 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
Bill Plummer 95 559 55 9 7 .986 6.46 8
Sonny Ruberto 40 177 25 3 5 .985 5.05 3
William Ferguson 21 124 6 1 0 .992 6.19 1

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tony Muser 83 720 42 6 73 .992 9.18
Willie Smith 58 449 38 1 41 .998 8.40
Angel Bravo 4 21 3 1 3 .960 6.00
Billy Harris 2 5 0 0 1 1.000 2.50
Dick Kenworthy 1 4 0 0 0 1.000 4.00
Bill Plummer 1 8 0 0 1 1.000 8.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jim Qualls 88 194 262 17 54 .964 5.18
Billy Harris 40 76 94 4 21 .977 4.25
Sonny Ruberto 26 47 55 5 13 .953 3.92
Kurt Bevacqua 14 32 35 1 1 .985 4.79 Stats for 2 teams

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Kenworthy 67 59 94 4 9 .975 2.28
Billy Harris 30 21 46 3 9 .957 2.23
Sonny Ruberto 27 13 34 2 8 .959 1.74
Kurt Bevacqua 26 29 43 3 2 .960 2.77 Stats for 2 teams
Bill Plummer 9 2 11 0 1 1.000 1.44
Gregg Slape 3 1 5 0 0 1.000 2.00
William Ferguson 1 2 2 0 1 1.000 4.00
Jim Qualls 1 2 2 0 0 1.000 4.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Darrel Chaney 120 215 346 24 73 .959 4.68
Kurt Bevacqua 18 40 52 7 10 .929 5.11 Stats for 2 teams
Sonny Ruberto 17 28 39 6 10 .918 3.94
Billy Harris 3 4 1 0 1 1.000 1.67
Ray Borowicz 1 0 4 0 1 1.000 4.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chico DeCastris 104 170 7 6 1 .967 1.70
Gregg Slape 98 155 6 5 0 .970 1.64
Danny Godby 97 167 4 2 1 .988 1.76
Alfred Crawford 90 167 8 5 1 .972 1.94
Elvio Jimenez 84 114 3 5 0 .959 1.39
Willie Smith 13 24 0 1 0 .960 1.85
Angel Bravo 8 14 0 0 0 1.000 1.75
Jim Qualls 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Kurt Bevacqua 4 6 0 0 0 1.000 1.50 Stats for 2 teams

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Pedro Borbon 56 8 12 1 2 .952 0.36
Dave Tomlin 41 7 13 0 1 1.000 0.49
Jim Cosman 40 7 22 2 3 .935 0.73
Ed Sprague 39 7 26 2 0 .943 0.85
Ozzie Osborn 38 6 20 2 7 .929 0.68
Pat Osburn 27 12 28 0 1 1.000 1.48
Mel Behney 24 4 23 2 1 .931 1.13
Mike Davison 21 2 5 0 0 1.000 0.33
Dick Baney 18 5 15 2 2 .909 1.11
Milt Wilcox 16 9 17 1 1 .963 1.63
Greg Garrett 9 2 5 0 1 1.000 0.78
Bill Harrelson 9 2 2 0 0 1.000 0.44
Vern Geishert 7 1 5 0 0 1.000 0.86
Ross Grimsley 6 2 8 0 0 1.000 1.67
Wayne Simpson 6 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.50
Joe DiFabio 2 0 1 0 1 1.000 0.50
Willie Smith 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Dick Baney 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Nov 1, 1946 Fullerton, CA, US
Mel Behney 23 L L 6' 2.0" 180 Sep 2, 1947 Newark, NJ, US
Kurt Bevacqua 24 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Jan 23, 1947 Miami Beach, FL, US
Pedro Borbon 24 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Dec 2, 1946 Mao, Valverde, DO
Ray Borowicz 21 S R 6' 2.0" 175 1950
Angel Bravo 28 L L 5' 8.0" 150 Aug 4, 1942 Maracaibo, Zulia, VE
Darrel Chaney 23 S R 6' 2.0" 188 Mar 9, 1948 Hammond, IN, US
Jim Cosman 28 R R 6' 4.0" 211 Feb 19, 1943 Brockport, NY, US
Alfred Crawford 23 R R 5' 10.0" 165 Sep 8, 1947
Mike Davison 25 L L 6' 1.0" 170 Aug 4, 1945 Galesburg, IL, US
Chico DeCastris 29 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Jun 5, 1942
Joe DiFabio 26 R R 5' 11.0" 205 Aug 4, 1944
William Ferguson 23 R R 6' 4.0" 225 Oct 27, 1947
Greg Garrett 24 S L 6' 0.0" 200 Mar 12, 1947 Atascadero, CA, US
Vern Geishert 25 R R 6' 1.0" 215 Jan 10, 1946 Madison, WI, US
Danny Godby 24 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Nov 4, 1946 Logan, WV, US
Ross Grimsley 21 L L 6' 3.0" 195 Jan 7, 1950 Topeka, KS, US
Bill Harrelson 25 S R 6' 5.0" 215 Nov 17, 1945 Tahlequah, OK, US
Billy Harris 27 L R 6' 0.0" 175 Nov 24, 1943 Hamlet, NC, US
Elvio Jimenez 31 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Jan 6, 1940 San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Dick Kenworthy 30 R R 5' 9.0" 170 Apr 1, 1941 Red Oak, IA, US
Tony Muser 23 L L 6' 2.0" 180 Aug 1, 1947 Van Nuys, CA, US
Ozzie Osborn 25 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Jun 19, 1946 Springfield, MO, US
Pat Osburn 22 L L 6' 4.0" 195 May 4, 1949 Murray, KY, US
Bill Plummer 24 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Mar 21, 1947 Oakland, CA, US
Jim Qualls 24 S R 5' 10.0" 158 Oct 9, 1946 Exeter, CA, US
Sonny Ruberto 25 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jan 2, 1946 Staten Island, NY, US
Wayne Simpson 22 R R 6' 3.0" 220 Dec 2, 1948 Los Angeles, CA, US
Gregg Slape 24 L R 6' 0.0" 185 Aug 21, 1946
Willie Smith 32 L L 6' 0.0" 182 Feb 11, 1939 Anniston, AL, US
Ed Sprague 25 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Sep 16, 1945 Boston, MA, US
Dave Tomlin 22 L L 6' 2.0" 180 Jun 22, 1949 Maysville, KY, US
Milt Wilcox 21 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Apr 20, 1950 Honolulu, HI, US

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