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Weekly Team Power Rankings
Monday, July 29th, 1929
Here are the current team power rankings for Heartland League:

Teams (Total Points, Tendency):
1) Peoria Pastimers (135.3, +)
2) Evansville Hawks (130.1, -)
3) Cedar Rapids Chiefs (120.9, o)
4) Gary Steelmen (105.7, o)
5) Lincoln Legislators (99.4, o)
6) Terre Haute Brewers (51.4, o)
7) Springfield Hustlers (50.7, o)
8) Davenport Dusters (30.2, o)
BNN Stats: Starting Pitching Rookie Leaders
Monday, July 29th, 1929
So, which rookie starting pitchers are leading the Heartland League in strikeouts?

Red Hampton, CRC, 52
Ray Combs, DAV, 39
Bud Butler, TH, 35
Rich Merriman, SPD, 34
Bob Hall, DAV, 29
Betsey on Fire, Named Player of the Week
Monday, July 29th, 1929
So far in his young career, Danny Betsey has kept a low profile, but after his performance at the plate last week, he attracted the notice of the rest of the Heartland League in a big way as he was named the Player of the Week today for his efforts.

The 25-year-old Evansville Hawks center fielder hit at a torrid .630 clip as he collected 17 hits in 27 at-bats, 1 home run, 8 RBIs and 8 runs scored.

In his stats this season, Betsey has posted a batting average of .410 with 89 hits in 217 at-bats, 4 home runs and 35 RBIs. He has also scored 50 runs, walked 24 times and compiled a .471 OBP.
LEAGUE LEADERS AVG
Danny Betsey - EVA
.410
2 George Bond CRC .378
3 Jim Fisher LIN .367
4 Gil Williams NAS .360
5 Troy Hill EVA .359
LEAGUE LEADERS HR
Phil Vaughan - CRC
18
2 Bob Loser GAR 15
3 Len Calvert MIN 14
4 Lew Peacock EVA 12
5 Ed Stewart GAR 11
LEAGUE LEADERS RBI
Gene Kingery - EVA
70
2 George Bond CRC 63
3 Fred Nader CRC 62
3 Phil Vaughan CRC 62
5 Lew Peacock EVA 58
LEAGUE LEADERS W
2 tied with
13
1 Ken LePera PEO 13
1 Jim Simmons CRC 13
3 Eddie Bloom GAR 10
3 2 more tied with   10
LEAGUE LEADERS ERA
Gary Harris - NAS
1.52
2 Rube Smith PEO 2.24
3 Abe Adamson PEO 2.39
4 Jerry Stephenson CRC 2.57
5 Pete Berry BIR 2.66
LEAGUE LEADERS K
Red Hampton - CRC
52
2 Jim Simmons CRC 46
3 Ed Clark EVA 44
4 Ray Hubbs PEO 43
5 3 tied with   42
NEWS
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Major Transactions Pitching Report
All Transactions Fielding Report
Injuries 'Under The Knife'
Draft Log Schedule Grid
Free Agents Rookie Draft Pool B.
Upcoming Free Agents Rookie Draft Pool P.
Available Coaches Team Power Rankings
Team vs Team Top Performances
Top Players Trading Block
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Preseason Predictions
HEARTLAND LEAGUE STANDINGS
W L PCT GB
Peoria Pastimers 63 24 .724 -
Evansville Hawks 60 25 .706 2.0
Cedar Rapids Chiefs 56 31 .644 7.0
Gary Steelmen 53 34 .609 10.0
Lincoln Legislators 47 39 .547 15.5
Terre Haute Brewers 26 60 .302 36.5
Springfield Hustlers 24 63 .276 39.0
Davenport Dusters 17 70 .195 46.0
YESTERDAY'S GAMES - Heartland League
Away Team Home Team Result Time Winning Pitcher Losing Pitcher
Davenport Springfield 1-5 6:05 PM EST R.Merriman (7-10, 4.81 ERA) E.Alterio (1-11, 6.83 ERA)
Cedar Rapids Terre Haute 8-4 5:00 PM EST J.Simmons (13-5, 2.73 ERA) W.Jones (3-12, 7.96 ERA)
Peoria Gary 4-2 6:02 PM EST J.Cioffi (8-0, 1.28 ERA) F.Valentine (3-2, 2.17 ERA)
Lincoln Evansville 6-1 6:07 PM EST B.Hartfield (2-0, 1.69 ERA) A.Bertrand (1-3, 3.63 ERA)
TODAY'S GAMES - Heartland League
Away Team Home Team Time Starting Pitcher Away Team Starting Pitcher Home Team
Davenport (17-70, Road: 7-34) Springfield (24-63, Home: 12-33) 7:05 PM EST LHP B.Neal (1-12, 7.28 ERA) LHP G.Tardiff (4-13, 7.13 ERA)
Cedar Rapids (56-31, Road: 21-17) Terre Haute (26-60, Home: 14-30) 11:00 AM EST LHP S.Day (6-4, 3.89 ERA) RHP S.Morgano (2-5, 4.86 ERA)
Peoria (63-24, Road: 31-14) Gary (53-34, Home: 26-18) 7:02 PM EST RHP R.Hubbs (9-4, 2.90 ERA) RHP S.Cook (6-7, 4.51 ERA)
Lincoln (47-39, Road: 26-19) Evansville (60-25, Home: 24-11) 7:07 PM EST RHP A.Black (7-4, 3.14 ERA) RHP E.Clark (9-6, 5.07 ERA)
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