1914 Indianapolis Hoosiers season

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1914 Indianapolis Hoosiers
Federal League Champions
Major League affiliations
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Owner(s) Harry F. Sinclair
Manager(s) Bill Phillips
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The 1914 Indianapolis Hoosiers season was a season in American baseball. The Hoosiers won the inaugural Federal League championship, finishing 88–65, 1½ games ahead of the Chicago Federals.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

The offensive star of the team was outfielder Benny Kauff, who led the league in batting average (.370), runs scored (120), and stolen bases (75). Future Hall of Famers Edd Roush and Bill McKechnie also saw significant playing time, and Indianapolis scored a league-high 762 runs. Their rotation ace, Cy Falkenberg, went 25–16 with a 2.22 earned run average; he topped the circuit with 236 strikeouts.

Season standings[edit]

Federal League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Indianapolis Hoosiers 88 65 0.575 53–23 35–42
Chicago Federals 87 67 0.565 43–34 44–33
Baltimore Terrapins 84 70 0.545 53–26 31–44
Buffalo Buffeds 80 71 0.530 7 47–29 33–42
Brooklyn Tip-Tops 77 77 0.500 11½ 47–32 30–45
Kansas City Packers 67 84 0.444 20 37–36 30–48
Pittsburgh Rebels 64 86 0.427 22½ 37–37 27–49
St. Louis Terriers 62 89 0.411 25 32–43 30–46


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1914 Federal League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BAL BR BUF CHI IND KC PIT STL
Baltimore 9–13 14–8–1 12–10 10–12–1 12–10 10–12–2 17–5–1
Brooklyn 13–9 11–11–1 9–13 3–19 11–11–1 17–5–1 13–9
Buffalo 8–14–1 11–11–1 10–12–1 11–10 12–10–1 13–7 15–7
Chicago 10–12 13–9 12–10–1 13–9–1 14–8 12–10 13–9–1
Indianapolis 12–10–2 19–3 10–11 9–13–1 13–9–1 12–10 13–9
Kansas City 10–12 11–11 10–12–1 8–14 9–13–1 11–10 8–12
Pittsburgh 12–10–2 5–17 7–13–1 10–12 10–12 10–11 10–11–1
St. Louis 5–17–1 9–13 7–15 9–13–1 9–13 12–8 11–10


Roster[edit]

1914 Indianapolis Hoosiers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
3B Bill McKechnie 149 570 173 .304 2 38
OF Benny Kauff 154 571 211 .370 8 95

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Edd Roush 74 166 54 .325 1 30
George Textor 22 57 10 .175 0 4
Bill Warren 26 50 12 .240 0 5
Everitt Booe 20 31 7 .226 0 6

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Cy Falkenberg 49 377.1 25 16 2.22 236
Earl Moseley 43 316.2 19 18 3.47 205
George Kaiserling 37 275.1 17 10 3.11 75
Katsy Keifer 1 9 1 0 2.00 2

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
George Mullin 36 203 14 10 2.70 74
Harry Billiard 32 125.2 8 7 3.72 45
Ralph McConnaughey 7 26 0 2 4.85 7
Charlie Whitehouse 8 26 2 0 4.85 10
Frank Harter 6 24.2 1 2 4.01 8
Ed Henderson 2 10 1 0 4.50 1

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Clarence Woods 2 0 0 1 4.50 1

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

Preceded by
First Season
Federal League Championship Season
1914
Succeeded by
Chicago Whales
1915