1983 Indianapolis Indians Roster

American Association (AA) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 64-72
Finished 3rd in the AA's East Division
Manager: Roy Hartsfield (64-72)
Affiliation: Cincinnati Reds
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Ballpark: Owen J. Bush Stadium
Attendance: 227,595, Avg. 3,347
1983 Indianapolis Indians Statistics

The Indianapolis Indians of the American Association ended the 1983 season with a record of 64 wins and 72 losses, finishing third in the league's East Division.

The Indians plated 676 runs and yielded 685 runs. Nick Esasky paced Indianapolis with 14 home runs Dallas Williams accounted for 75 RBI. Skeeter Barnes topped all regular batters with a .337 average. Greg Harris paced the team with 9 wins, while Jeff Russell recorded a 3.55 ERA, tops among qualifying pitchers.

Bob Tufts, Steve Christmas, Dallas Williams, Jeff Russell, Jeff Jones, Freddie Toliver, Bob Buchanan, Skeeter Barnes, Ron Robinson, Eric Davis, Kelly Paris, Dave Van Gorder, Mark Gilbert, Nick Esasky, Joe Edelen, Pat Underwood, Keefe Cato, Bob Molinaro, Brad Lesley, Bill Landrum, Charlie Leibrandt, John Harris, Orlando Isales, Willie Lozado, Ben Hayes, John Franco, Tom Lawless and Greg Harris were all players from the 1983 Indianapolis Indians who played in the Majors during their careers.

Roy Hartsfield served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Skeeter BarnesRRMarch 7, 19575'11"175Cincinnati, OH US
Bob BuchananLLMay 3, 19616'1"185Ridley Park, PA US
Rich CarlucciLRDecember 18, 19566'2"180Philadelphia, PA US
Keefe CatoRRMay 6, 19586'1"185Yonkers, NY US
Steve ChristmasLRDecember 9, 19576'0"190Orlando, FL US
Ray CorbettRRMarch 2, 19596'0"195
Eric DavisRRMay 29, 19626'2"165Los Angeles, CA US
Mike DowlessRRDecember 13, 19606'5"225Bethesda, MD US
Joe EdelenRRSeptember 16, 19556'0"165Durant, OK US
Nick EsaskyRRFebruary 24, 19606'3"200Hialeah, FL US
John FrancoLLSeptember 17, 19605'10"170Brooklyn, NY US
Glen FranklinLRMarch 6, 19585'11"175
Mark GilbertSRAugust 22, 19566'0"175Atlanta, GA US
Greg HarrisSRNovember 2, 19556'0"165Lynwood, CA US
John HarrisLLSeptember 13, 19546'3"205Portland, OR US
Ben HayesRRAugust 4, 19576'1"180Niagara Falls, NY US
Curt HeidenreichRRJuly 14, 19596'7"220
Orlando IsalesRRDecember 22, 19595'9"175Santurce, PR
Jeff JonesRROctober 22, 19576'2"200Philadelphia, PA US
Bill LandrumRRAugust 17, 19576'2"185Columbia, SC US
Tom LawlessRRDecember 19, 19565'11"170Erie, PA US
Charlie LeibrandtRLOctober 4, 19566'3"195Chicago, IL US
Brad LesleyRRSeptember 11, 19586'6"230Turlock, CA US
Ron LittleLLFebruary 8, 19616'2"185Asheboro, NC US
Willie LozadoRRMay 12, 19596'0"166New York, NY US
Bob MolinaroLRMay 21, 19506'0"190Newark, NJ US
Kelly ParisRROctober 17, 19576'0"175Encino, CA US
Ron RobinsonRRMarch 24, 19626'4"235Exeter, CA US
Jeff RussellRRSeptember 2, 19616'4"200Cincinnati, OH US
Brian RyderRRFebruary 13, 19606'6"175Worcester, MA US
Freddie ToliverRRFebruary 3, 19616'1"165Natchez, MS US
Bob TuftsLLNovember 2, 19556'5"215Medford, MA US
Pat UnderwoodLLFebruary 9, 19576'0"175Kokomo, IN US
Dave Van GorderRRMarch 27, 19576'2"205Los Angeles, CA US
Dallas WilliamsLLFebruary 28, 19585'11"165Brooklyn, NY US
Brett WiseRAugust 11, 19606'1"175

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.

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