HEARTLAND LEAGUE
POSITIONAL STRENGTH OVERVIEW BY POSITIONS
05/04/1931
 
CATCHERS
Team Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Terre Haute Brewers Jack Rosenthal 1st Johnny Needham 8th 7th
Peoria Pastimers Jack McCain 2nd Russ Rorick 3rd(tied) 1st
Cedar Rapids Chiefs Woody Spikes 3rd Rip Phillips 3rd(tied) 2nd
Lincoln Legislators Al Wilder 4th Vern Anderson 7th 8th
Gary Steelmen Elijah Brown 5th Andy Sharum 1st 3rd
Davenport Dusters Gene Alexander 6th Don Avery 3rd(tied) 5th
Springfield Hustlers Ad Doria 7th Lloyd Butler 6th 6th
Evansville Hawks Frank Shaw 8th Al Robertson 2nd 4th
FIRST BASEMEN
Team Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Davenport Dusters Al Jensen 1st Al Jensen 5th(tied) 5th
Cedar Rapids Chiefs Bob Carpenter 2nd George Gutt 3rd(tied) 1st
Terre Haute Brewers Jim Dahm 3rd Dan Niles 5th(tied) 6th
Springfield Hustlers John Stivers 4th John Stivers 1st(tied) 2nd
Peoria Pastimers Pete Dickey 5th Pete Dickey 1st(tied) 3rd
Gary Steelmen Bill Dickey 6th Bill Dickey 5th(tied) 7th
Lincoln Legislators Charlie Steele 7th Charlie Steele 3rd(tied) 4th
Evansville Hawks Al Smith 8th Al Smith 8th 8th
SECOND BASEMEN
Team Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Peoria Pastimers Ralph Pierce 1st Ed Connell 5th 1st
Davenport Dusters Fred Baron 2nd Bill Morrison 7th 7th
Terre Haute Brewers Bob Becker 3rd Bob Anderson 4th 3rd
Cedar Rapids Chiefs Norm Hill 4th Norm Hill 2nd(tied) 2nd
Lincoln Legislators Red Cowell 5th Billy Morgan 6th 6th
Springfield Hustlers Hank Dishman 6th 8th 8th
Evansville Hawks Tom Tucker 7th Tom Tucker 1st 4th
Gary Steelmen Willie Brown 8th Henry Clayton 2nd(tied) 5th
THIRD BASEMEN
Team Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Peoria Pastimers Woody Crow 1st Dick Morris 1st 1st
Springfield Hustlers George Garnes 2nd Don Hallam 3rd 3rd
Davenport Dusters Billy Heady 3rd 7th(tied) 7th
Evansville Hawks Gil Williams 4th Gil Williams 2nd 2nd
Terre Haute Brewers Charlie Stephens 5th 7th(tied) 8th
Cedar Rapids Chiefs Len Jones 6th Len Jones 4th(tied) 4th
Lincoln Legislators John Kane 7th John Kane 6th 6th
Gary Steelmen Fred Palmer 8th Fred Palmer 4th(tied) 5th
SHORTSTOPS
Team Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Davenport Dusters Rip Agee 1st 5th(tied) 5th
Terre Haute Brewers Lloyd Carter 2nd 5th(tied) 6th
Lincoln Legislators Jim Barnes 3rd Larry Burns 4th 3rd
Springfield Hustlers Dick Fisher 4th 5th(tied) 7th
Peoria Pastimers Larry Sheldon 5th 5th(tied) 8th
Evansville Hawks Red Palmer 6th Red Palmer 2nd 1st
Cedar Rapids Chiefs Bolivar Jim Smith 7th Bolivar Jim Smith 1st 2nd
Gary Steelmen Aaron Hossack 8th Aaron Hossack 3rd 4th
LEFT FIELDERS
Team Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Cedar Rapids Chiefs Dave Shaffer 1st Dave Shaffer 2nd 1st
Terre Haute Brewers Gene Kingery 2nd Dick Bates 5th(tied) 5th
Peoria Pastimers Bob Taylor 3rd Harry Alexander 5th(tied) 6th
Lincoln Legislators Harry Humphrey 4th Dave Ward 4th 3rd
Springfield Hustlers Karl Helms 5th Joe Green 1st 2nd
Davenport Dusters Jack Gaines 6th 8th 8th
Gary Steelmen Bill Bush 7th Joe Owens 3rd 4th
Evansville Hawks Frank Gustaveson 8th Frank Gustaveson 5th(tied) 7th
CENTER FIELDERS
Team Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Davenport Dusters Wally Yinger 1st 7th(tied) 7th
Lincoln Legislators Ken Allen 2nd Ken Allen 2nd(tied) 1st
Evansville Hawks Al Davenport 3rd Al Davenport 5th(tied) 5th
Peoria Pastimers Ron Wilson 4th Ron Wilson 2nd(tied) 2nd
Cedar Rapids Chiefs Red Sharp 5th Red Sharp 2nd(tied) 3rd
Terre Haute Brewers Roy Brozovich 6th John Spears 5th(tied) 6th
Springfield Hustlers Bugs Westfall 7th Jose Serna 1st 4th
Gary Steelmen 8th 7th(tied) 8th
RIGHT FIELDERS
Team Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Davenport Dusters Felix Bradfield 1st Jim Heine 5th(tied) 5th
Peoria Pastimers Willard Doyle 2nd Willard Doyle 5th(tied) 6th
Cedar Rapids Chiefs Alonzo Doughty 3rd Alonzo Doughty 3rd 1st
Lincoln Legislators Ralph Collier 4th George Alt 4th 3rd
Springfield Hustlers Red Brown 5th Don Lucas 7th 7th
Terre Haute Brewers Dave Rea 6th 8th 8th
Evansville Hawks Troy Hill 7th Troy Hill 1st 2nd
Gary Steelmen Larry Jones 8th Larry Jones 2nd 4th
STARTING PITCHERS
Team Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Peoria Pastimers Abe Adamson 1st Al Mayo 7th(tied) 7th
Davenport Dusters Henry Boon 2nd Jack McLean 7th(tied) 8th
Terre Haute Brewers Walter Pelfrey 3rd Rube Jones 4th 2nd
Gary Steelmen Dale Newsom 4th Joe Schnell 1st 1st
Lincoln Legislators Gordie Thompson 5th Gordie Thompson 2nd 3rd
Springfield Hustlers George Kinkade 6th Max Plourde 5th 4th
Evansville Hawks Swede Rodgers 7th Red Floyd 6th 5th
Cedar Rapids Chiefs Gil Jones 8th Al Hicks 3rd 6th
RELIEVERS
Team Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Peoria Pastimers Abe Adamson 1st George Parsons 6th(tied) 1st
Terre Haute Brewers Benny Walker 2nd Ed DeVries 2nd 3rd
Lincoln Legislators Pete Boyer 3rd Bob Bliss 3rd(tied) 4th
Davenport Dusters Bob Curtis 4th Jack McLean 3rd(tied) 5th
Gary Steelmen Karl Moore 5th Karl Moore 1st 2nd
Cedar Rapids Chiefs Hank Booth 6th (tied) Hank Booth 6th(tied) 7th
Evansville Hawks 6th (tied) 8th 8th
Springfield Hustlers Jim Crocker 6th (tied) Jim Crocker 3rd(tied) 6th
CLOSERS
Team Top player Team ranking Top prospect Organizational ranking Overall ranking
Peoria Pastimers Abe Adamson 1st George Parsons 7th 6th
Terre Haute Brewers John Nevering 2nd Rube Jones 2nd 1st
Lincoln Legislators Roger Wagner 3rd Bob Bliss 3rd 2nd
Davenport Dusters Jack McLean 4th Jack McLean 6th 3rd
Gary Steelmen Karl Moore 5th Karl Moore 5th 4th
Cedar Rapids Chiefs Al Hicks 6th Al Hicks 4th 5th
Springfield Hustlers Bill Hays 7th Max Plourde 1st 7th
Evansville Hawks 8th 8th 8th
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