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 McKechnie, BillBill McKechnie 149 570 173 .304 2 38
OF Kauff, BennyBenny 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
Roush, EddEdd Roush 74 166 54 .325 1 30
Textor, GeorgeGeorge Textor 22 57 10 .175 0 4
Warren, BillBill Warren 26 50 12 .240 0 5
Booe, EverittEveritt 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
Falkenberg, CyCy Falkenberg 49 377.1 25 16 2.22 236
Moseley, EarlEarl Moseley 43 316.2 19 18 3.47 205
Kaiserling, GeorgeGeorge Kaiserling 37 275.1 17 10 3.11 75
Keifer, KatsyKatsy 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
Mullin, GeorgeGeorge Mullin 36 203 14 10 2.70 74
Billiard, HarryHarry Billiard 32 125.2 8 7 3.72 45
McConnaughey, RalphRalph McConnaughey 7 26 0 2 4.85 7
Whitehouse, CharlieCharlie Whitehouse 8 26 2 0 4.85 10
Harter, FrankFrank Harter 6 24.2 1 2 4.01 8
Henderson, EdEd 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
Woods, ClarenceClarence 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