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Image above: Benny Kauff. Kauff played for the Indianapolis Hoosiers in 1914. Courtesy Library of Congress.

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1871-Current (Regular Season). Batting and Pitching.

Indianapolis Blues (NL) 1878, Indianapolis Hoosiers (AA) 1884, Indianapolis Hoosiers (NL) 1887-1889, Indianapolis Hoosiers 1914 and Newark Peppers 1915 (FL).



BATTING

Indianapolis Blues
Rank Name First LYear LTeam Lg PEVA-B YRS PER HR RBI H AVE.
1 Shaffer Orator 1878 IN1 NL 50.240 1 50.240 0 30 90 0.338
2 Clapp John 1878 IN1 NL 20.427 1 20.427 0 29 80 0.304
3 McKelvy Russ 1878 IN1 NL 10.612 1 10.612 2 36 57 0.225
4 Quest Joe 1878 IN1 NL 6.698 1 6.698 0 13 57 0.205
5 Williamson Ned 1878 IN1 NL 5.895 1 5.895 1 19 58 0.232
Indianapolis Hoosiers AA
Rank Name First LYear LTeam Lg PEVA-B YRS PER HR RBI H AVE.
1 Keenan Jim 1884 IN2 AA 6.327 1 6.327 3 0 73 0.293
2 Phillips Marr 1884 IN2 AA 5.336 1 5.336 0 0 111 0.269
3 Peltz John 1884 IN2 AA 4.633 1 4.633 3 0 86 0.219
4 Kerins John 1884 IN2 AA 3.299 1 3.299 6 0 78 0.214
5 Weihe Podge 1884 IN2 AA 2.474 1 2.474 4 0 65 0.254
Indianapolis Hoosiers NL
Rank Name First LYear LTeam Lg PEVA-B YRS PER HR RBI H AVE.
1 Glasscock Jack 1889 IN3 NL 39.030 3 13.010 8 170 466 0.309
2 Denny Jerry 1889 IN3 NL 38.772 3 12.924 41 272 465 0.288
3 Seery Emmett 1889 IN3 NL 32.706 3 10.902 17 137 379 0.254
4 Hines Paul 1889 IN3 NL 19.750 2 9.875 10 130 292 0.292
5 Bassett Charley 1889 IN3 NL 13.730 3 4.577 7 175 337 0.239
6 McGeachy Jack 1889 IN3 NL 13.203 3 4.401 3 149 350 0.252
Indianapolis Hoosiers & Newark Peppers FL IND/NEW
Rank Name First LYear LTeam Lg PEVA-B YRS PER HR RBI H AVE.
1 Kauff Benny 1914 IND FL 35.356 1 35.356 8 95 211 0.370
2 Esmond Jimmy 1915 NEW FL 22.057 2 11.029 7 111 307 0.276
3 Rariden Bill 1915 NEW FL 20.840 2 10.420 0 87 213 0.254
4 Scheer Al 1915 NEW FL 20.832 2 10.416 5 105 257 0.283
5 LaPorte Frank 1915 NEW FL 19.779 2 9.889 6 163 296 0.281
6 Campbell Vin 1915 NEW FL 19.521 2 9.760 8 88 336 0.314
7 McKechnie Bill 1915 NEW FL 19.064 2 9.532 3 81 286 0.280
8 Roush Edd 1915 NEW FL 16.881 2 8.440 4 90 218 0.304


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PITCHING

Indianapolis Blues
Rank Name First LYear LTeam Lg PEVA-P YRS PER W L SV IP ERA
1 Nolan The Only 1878 IN1 NL 3.014 1 3.014 13 22 0 347.0 2.57
2 McCormick Jim 1878 IN1 NL 2.216 1 2.216 5 8 0 117.0 1.69
3 Healey Tom 1878 IN1 NL 0.470 1 0.470 6 4 1 89.0 2.22
4 McKelvy Russ 1878 IN1 NL 0.456 1 0.456 0 2 0 25.0 2.16
Indianapolis Hoosiers AA
Rank Name First LYear LTeam Lg PEVA-P YRS PER W L SV IP ERA
1 McKeon Larry 1884 IN2 AA 5.217 1 5.217 18 41 0 512.0 3.50
2 Barr Bob 1884 IN2 AA 1.032 1 1.032 3 11 0 132.0 4.98
3 Aydelott Jake 1884 IN2 AA 1.005 1 1.005 5 7 0 106.0 4.92
4 McCauley Al 1884 IN2 AA 0.613 1 0.613 2 7 0 76.0 5.09
5 MacArthur Mac 1884 IN2 AA 0.599 1 0.599 1 5 0 52.0 5.02
Indianapolis Hoosiers NL
Rank Name First LYear LTeam Lg PEVA-P YRS PER W L SV IP ERA
1 Boyle Henry 1889 IN3 NL 12.800 3 4.267 49 69 0 1029.7 3.63
2 Healy John 1888 IN3 NL 4.937 2 2.468 24 53 0 662.3 4.55
3 Getzein Charlie 1889 IN3 NL 3.074 1 3.074 18 22 1 349.0 4.54
4 Shreve Lev 1889 IN3 NL 2.869 3 0.956 16 36 0 435.3 4.98
5 Burdick Bill 1889 IN3 NL 1.880 2 0.940 12 14 1 221.7 3.17
Indianapolis Hoosiers & Newark Peppers FL IND/NEW
Rank Name First LYear LTeam Lg PEVA-P YRS PER W L SV IP ERA
1 Falkenberg Cy 1915 NEW FL 25.787 2 12.894 34 27 4 549.3 2.54
2 Moseley Earl 1915 NEW FL 15.566 2 7.783 34 33 2 584.7 2.76
3 Kaiserling George 1915 NEW FL 12.402 2 6.201 32 25 2 536.7 2.68
4 Reulbach Ed 1915 NEW FL 8.067 1 8.067 21 10 1 270.0 2.23
5 Mullin George 1915 NEW FL 3.735 2 1.867 16 12 2 235.3 3.14
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    PEVA Scale

    64.000 - Maximum
    32.000 - Cy Young/MVP Candidate
    20.000 - All League
    15.000 - All-Star Level
    10.000 - Very Good
    3.500 - Average
    0.200 - Minimum


Notes: Photo/Image Credits: Baseball painting, Walter Johnson, Grover Cleveland Alexander, Ty Cobb, and Christy Mathewson. Library of Congress.

Note: Player PEVA for players with Multiple Teams in one season have been adjusted by percentage of use.

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