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1949 Cleveland Indians

1949 > Class Major League > 1949 American League
Overall: 89-65
Scored 675 runs, Allowed 574 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 88-66

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Lou Boudreau
Represented: Cleveland, OH
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1948 / 1950

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Bobby Avila 25 31 15 14 3 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 3 .214 .267 .214 .481 3 1 0 0
2 Gene Bearden* 28 32 49 45 3 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 11 .111 .149 .111 .260 5 0 0 2
3 Al Benton 38 40 42 38 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 11 .132 .154 .132 .285 5 1 0 3
4 Johnny Berardino 32 50 134 116 11 23 6 1 0 13 0 1 14 14 .198 .295 .267 .563 31 1 2 2
5 Ray Boone 25 86 307 258 39 65 4 4 4 26 0 2 38 17 .252 .352 .345 .697 89 11 2 9
6 Lou Boudreau 31 134 561 475 53 135 20 3 4 60 0 1 70 10 .284 .381 .364 .745 173 19 4 12
7 Allie Clark 26 35 78 74 8 13 4 0 1 9 0 0 4 7 .176 .218 .270 .488 20 2 0 0
8 Larry Doby* 25 147 650 547 106 153 25 3 24 85 10 9 91 90 .280 .389 .468 .857 256 14 7 5
9 Luke Easter* 33 21 54 45 6 10 3 0 0 2 0 1 8 6 .222 .340 .289 .629 13 2 0 1
10 Hank Edwards* 30 5 16 15 3 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 .267 .313 .467 .779 7 1 0 0
11 Bob Feller 30 36 81 72 7 17 2 1 2 10 0 0 2 23 .236 .257 .375 .632 27 0 0 7
12 Mike Garcia 25 41 62 51 7 12 2 0 1 7 0 0 3 9 .235 .278 .333 .611 17 0 0 8
13 Joe Gordon 34 148 632 541 74 136 18 3 20 84 5 6 83 33 .251 .355 .407 .762 220 20 4 4
14 Steve Gromek# 29 27 28 24 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 5 .167 .231 .208 .439 5 0 0 2
15 Jim Hegan 28 152 529 468 54 105 19 5 8 55 1 0 49 89 .224 .298 .338 .635 158 12 0 12
16 Ken Keltner 32 80 292 246 35 57 9 2 8 30 0 1 38 26 .232 .335 .382 .717 94 10 0 8
17 Bob Kennedy 28 121 469 424 49 117 23 5 9 57 5 5 37 40 .276 .334 .417 .752 177 14 0 8
18 Bob Lemon* 28 46 123 108 17 29 6 2 7 19 0 0 10 20 .269 .331 .556 .886 60 1 0 5
19 Minnie Minoso 23 9 20 16 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 2 .188 .350 .375 .725 6 2 2 0
20 Dale Mitchell* 27 149 685 640 81 203 16 23 3 56 10 3 43 11 .317 .360 .428 .788 274 8 0 2
21 Milt Nielsen* 24 3 11 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 .111 .273 .111 .384 1 0 0 0
22 Satchel Paige 42 31 18 16 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 .063 .167 .063 .229 1 2 0 0
23 Frank Papish 31 25 13 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .125 .300 .125 .425 1 0 0 3
24 Hal Peck* 32 33 32 29 1 9 1 0 0 9 0 0 3 3 .310 .375 .345 .720 10 0 0 0
25 Al Rosen 25 23 51 44 3 7 2 0 0 5 0 1 7 4 .159 .275 .205 .479 9 1 0 0
26 Mike Tresh 35 38 43 37 4 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 7 .216 .310 .216 .526 8 0 0 1
27 Thurman Tucker* 31 80 217 197 28 48 5 2 0 14 4 2 18 19 .244 .307 .289 .596 57 3 0 2
28 Mickey Vernon* 31 153 659 584 72 170 27 4 18 83 9 7 58 51 .291 .357 .443 .801 259 8 2 15
29 Early Wynn# 29 35 76 70 3 10 1 0 1 7 0 0 4 10 .143 .189 .200 .389 14 4 0 2
30 Sam Zoldak* 30 27 8 8 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .375 .375 .375 .750 3 0 0 0
30 Players 29.3 154 5958 5221 675 1358 194 58 112 640 44 40 601 534 .260 .339 .384 .723 2004 137 23 113
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Gene Bearden* 28 8 8 .500 5.10 32 19 0 5 0 0 127.0 140 77 72 6 92 41 2 0 11 593 1.827 9.9 0.4 6.5 2.9 0.45
2 Al Benton 38 9 6 .600 2.12 40 11 18 4 2 10 135.2 116 33 32 7 51 41 1 0 3 548 1.231 7.7 0.5 3.4 2.7 0.80
3 Bob Feller 30 15 14 .517 3.75 36 28 6 15 0 0 211.0 198 104 88 18 84 108 1 1 3 894 1.336 8.4 0.8 3.6 4.6 1.29
4 Mike Garcia 25 14 5 .737 2.36 41 20 10 8 5 2 175.2 154 51 46 6 60 94 2 0 1 718 1.218 7.9 0.3 3.1 4.8 1.57
5 Steve Gromek 29 4 6 .400 3.33 27 12 5 3 0 0 92.0 86 41 34 8 40 22 2 0 2 390 1.370 8.4 0.8 3.9 2.2 0.55
6 Bob Lemon 28 22 10 .688 2.99 37 33 4 22 2 1 279.2 211 101 93 19 137 138 6 0 1 1159 1.244 6.8 0.6 4.4 4.4 1.01
7 Satchel Paige 42 4 7 .364 3.04 31 5 19 1 0 5 83.0 70 29 28 4 33 54 1 1 0 348 1.241 7.6 0.4 3.6 5.9 1.64
8 Frank Papish* 31 1 0 1.000 3.19 25 3 12 1 0 1 62.0 54 24 22 2 39 23 0 1 0 271 1.500 7.8 0.3 5.7 3.3 0.59
9 Early Wynn 29 11 7 .611 4.15 26 23 2 6 0 0 164.2 186 84 76 8 57 62 1 0 0 724 1.476 10.2 0.4 3.1 3.4 1.09
10 Sam Zoldak* 30 1 2 .333 4.25 27 0 13 0 0 0 53.0 60 30 25 4 18 11 0 0 1 235 1.472 10.2 0.7 3.1 1.9 0.61
10 Players 30.7 89 65 .578 3.36 154 154 89 65 10 19 1383.2 1275 574 516 82 611 594 16 3 22 5880 1.363 8.3 0.5 4.0 3.9 0.97
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Jim Hegan 152 651 73 7 16 .990 4.76 4 27 33 55%
Mike Tresh 38 71 8 0 3 1.000 2.08 1 5 4 44%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mickey Vernon 153 1438 155 14 168 .991 10.41
Lou Boudreau 6 41 3 0 3 1.000 7.33
Allie Clark 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joe Gordon 145 297 430 15 123 .980 5.01
Johnny Berardino 8 19 28 2 4 .959 5.88
Bobby Avila 5 5 7 0 1 1.000 2.40
Lou Boudreau 1 2 2 0 1 1.000 4.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ken Keltner 69 51 145 4 11 .980 2.84
Lou Boudreau 38 34 76 4 13 .965 2.89
Johnny Berardino 25 19 39 4 3 .935 2.32
Bob Kennedy 21 13 44 1 4 .983 2.71
Al Rosen 10 10 16 0 1 1.000 2.60

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Lou Boudreau 88 176 272 8 78 .982 5.09
Ray Boone 76 162 210 21 58 .947 4.89
Johnny Berardino 3 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.33

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dale Mitchell 149 0.00
Allie Clark 4 0.00
Thurman Tucker 4 0.00
Bob Kennedy 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Larry Doby 117 0.00
Thurman Tucker 48 0.00
Milt Nielsen 3 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Kennedy 98 0.00
Larry Doby 41 0.00
Allie Clark 13 0.00
Luke Easter 12 0.00
Minnie Minoso 7 0.00
Hank Edwards 5 0.00
Hal Peck 2 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dale Mitchell 149 337 10 2 2 .994 2.33
Larry Doby 147 355 7 9 2 .976 2.46
Bob Kennedy 98 190 12 2 4 .990 2.06
Thurman Tucker 52 119 2 2 0 .984 2.33
Allie Clark 17 14 1 0 0 1.000 0.88
Luke Easter 12 9 0 0 0 1.000 0.75
Minnie Minoso 7 11 0 0 0 1.000 1.57
Hank Edwards 5 6 0 0 0 1.000 1.20
Milt Nielsen 3 6 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
Hal Peck 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Garcia 41 11 34 1 4 .978 1.10
Al Benton 40 4 17 0 2 1.000 0.53
Bob Lemon 37 34 71 4 5 .963 2.84
Bob Feller 36 12 19 1 2 .969 0.86
Gene Bearden 32 9 42 1 2 .981 1.59
Satchel Paige 31 5 10 0 0 1.000 0.48
Steve Gromek 27 8 18 1 0 .963 0.96
Sam Zoldak 27 12 19 0 1 1.000 1.15
Early Wynn 26 16 31 0 3 1.000 1.81
Frank Papish 25 1 14 0 2 1.000 0.60

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Bobby Avila 25 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Apr 2, 1924 Veracruz, Veracruz, MX
Gene Bearden 28 L L 6' 3.0" 198 Sep 5, 1920 Lexa, AR, US
Al Benton 38 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Mar 18, 1911 Noble, OK, US
Johnny Berardino 32 R R 5' 11.0" 175 May 1, 1917 Los Angeles, CA, US
Ray Boone 25 R R 6' 0.0" 172 Jul 27, 1923 San Diego, CA, US
Lou Boudreau 31 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jul 17, 1917 Harvey, IL, US
Allie Clark 26 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Jun 16, 1923 South Amboy, NJ, US
Larry Doby 25 L R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 13, 1923 Camden, SC, US
Luke Easter 33 L R 6' 4.0" 240 Aug 4, 1915 Jonestown, MS, US
Hank Edwards 30 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Jan 29, 1919 Elmwood Place, OH, US
Bob Feller 30 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Nov 3, 1918 Van Meter, IA, US
Mike Garcia 25 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Nov 17, 1923 San Gabriel, CA, US
Joe Gordon 34 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Feb 18, 1915 Los Angeles, CA, US
Steve Gromek 29 S R 6' 2.0" 180 Jan 15, 1920 Hamtramck, MI, US
Jim Hegan 28 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Aug 3, 1920 Lynn, MA, US
Ken Keltner 32 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Oct 31, 1916 Milwaukee, WI, US
Bob Kennedy 28 R R 6' 2.0" 193 Aug 18, 1920 Chicago, IL, US
Bob Lemon 28 L R 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 22, 1920 San Bernardino, CA, US
Fred Marsh 25 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Jan 5, 1924 Valley Falls, KS, US
Minnie Minoso 23 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Nov 29, 1925 La Habana, La Habana, CU
Dale Mitchell 27 L L 6' 1.0" 195 Aug 23, 1921 Colony, OK, US
Milt Nielsen 24 L L 5' 11.0" 190 Feb 8, 1925 Tyler, MN, US
Satchel Paige 42 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Jul 7, 1906 Mobile, AL, US
Frank Papish 31 R L 6' 2.0" 192 Oct 21, 1917 Pueblo, CO, US
Hal Peck 32 L L 5' 11.0" 175 Apr 20, 1917 Big Bend, WI, US
Herman Reich 31 R L 6' 2.0" 200 Nov 23, 1917 Bell, CA, US
Al Rosen 25 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Feb 29, 1924 Spartanburg, SC, US
Mike Tresh 35 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Feb 23, 1914 Hazleton, PA, US
Thurman Tucker 31 L R 5' 10.0" 165 Sep 26, 1917 Gordon, TX, US
Mickey Vernon 31 L L 6' 2.0" 170 Apr 22, 1918 Marcus Hook, PA, US
Early Wynn 29 S R 6' 0.0" 190 Jan 6, 1920 Hartford, AL, US
Sam Zoldak 30 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Dec 8, 1918 Brooklyn, NY, US

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