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1939 Cleveland Indians

1939 > Class Major League > 1939 American League
Overall: 87-67
Scored 797 runs, Allowed 700 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 86-68

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Ossie Vitt
Represented: Cleveland, OH
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1938 / 1940

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk 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 Johnny Allen 34 34 76 71 10 16 2 0 0 3 0 0 3 11 .225 .257 .254 .510 18 2 0 2
2 Lou Boudreau 21 53 256 225 42 58 15 4 0 19 2 1 28 24 .258 .340 .360 .700 81 5 0 3
3 Johnny Broaca 29 22 13 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .000 .077 .000 .077 0 0 0 0
4 Bruce Campbell* 29 130 527 450 84 129 23 13 8 72 7 6 67 48 .287 .383 .449 .832 202 6 3 7
5 Ben Chapman 30 149 654 545 101 158 31 9 6 82 18 6 87 30 .290 .390 .413 .802 225 19 2 20
6 Joe Dobson 22 35 20 18 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .056 .105 .056 .161 1 0 0 1
7 Tom Drake 26 8 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1
8 Bob Feller 20 39 120 99 14 21 5 1 0 7 0 0 14 35 .212 .316 .283 .599 28 3 1 6
9 Oscar Grimes 24 119 432 364 51 98 20 5 4 56 8 3 56 61 .269 .368 .385 .753 140 7 1 11
10 Odell Hale 30 108 286 253 36 79 16 2 4 48 4 5 25 18 .312 .374 .439 .813 111 9 0 8
11 Mel Harder 29 29 83 72 8 10 0 1 1 9 0 0 3 17 .139 .195 .208 .403 15 2 2 6
12 Jeff Heath* 24 121 472 431 64 126 31 7 14 69 8 4 41 64 .292 .354 .494 .848 213 7 0 0
13 Rollie Hemsley 32 107 432 395 58 104 17 4 2 36 2 4 26 26 .263 .309 .342 .651 135 7 0 11
14 Willis Hudlin 33 27 55 48 1 9 1 0 1 4 0 0 3 16 .188 .250 .271 .521 13 4 1 3
15 Johnny Humphries 24 15 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .000 .125 .000 .125 0 1 0 0
16 Ken Keltner 22 154 648 587 84 191 35 11 13 97 6 6 51 41 .325 .379 .489 .868 287 15 0 10
17 Lyn Lary 33 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
18 Ray Mack 22 36 126 112 12 17 4 1 1 6 0 2 12 19 .152 .240 .232 .472 26 1 1 1
19 Al Milnar* 25 41 84 79 11 20 5 0 0 6 0 0 5 12 .253 .298 .316 .614 25 0 0 0
20 Mike Naymick 21 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
21 Frankie Pytlak 30 63 210 183 20 49 2 5 0 14 4 1 20 5 .268 .343 .333 .676 61 4 1 6
22 Luke Sewell 38 16 25 20 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 .150 .261 .200 .461 4 0 0 2
23 Jim Shilling 25 31 106 98 8 27 7 2 0 12 1 0 7 9 .276 .324 .388 .712 38 3 0 1
24 Floyd Stromme 22 5 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0
25 Lefty Sullivan* 22 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
26 Hal Trosky* 26 122 511 448 89 150 31 4 25 104 2 3 52 28 .335 .405 .589 .994 264 6 1 10
27 Roy Weatherly* 24 95 344 323 43 100 16 6 1 32 7 2 19 23 .310 .348 .406 .754 131 2 0 2
28 Skeeter Webb 29 81 292 269 28 71 14 1 2 26 1 1 15 24 .264 .305 .346 .651 93 6 1 7
29 Bill Zuber 26 16 5 5 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .600 .800 3 0 0 0
29 Players 26.6 154 6007 5316 797 1490 291 79 85 730 72 46 557 574 .280 .350 .413 .763 2194 110 14 120
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 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 Johnny Allen 34 9 7 .563 4.58 28 26 2 9 2 0 175.0 199 96 89 9 56 79 3 2 5 763 1.457 10.2 0.5 2.9 4.1 1.41
2 Johnny Broaca 29 4 2 .667 4.70 22 2 9 0 0 0 46.0 53 39 24 5 28 13 0 0 1 216 1.761 10.4 1.0 5.5 2.5 0.46
3 Joe Dobson 22 2 3 .400 5.88 35 3 17 0 0 1 78.0 87 56 51 3 51 27 1 1 3 362 1.769 10.0 0.3 5.9 3.1 0.53
4 Tom Drake 26 0 1 .000 9.00 8 1 3 0 0 0 15.0 23 18 15 2 19 1 2 0 0 86 2.800 13.8 1.2 11.4 0.6 0.05
5 Bob Feller 20 24 9 .727 2.85 39 35 3 24 4 1 296.2 227 105 94 13 142 246 3 1 14 1243 1.244 6.9 0.4 4.3 7.5 1.73
6 Mel Harder 29 15 9 .625 3.50 29 26 3 12 1 1 208.0 213 89 81 15 64 67 3 0 1 877 1.332 9.2 0.6 2.8 2.9 1.05
7 Willis Hudlin 33 9 10 .474 4.91 27 20 5 7 0 3 143.0 175 85 78 6 42 28 1 0 3 643 1.517 11.0 0.4 2.6 1.8 0.67
8 Johnny Humphries 24 2 4 .333 8.26 15 1 6 0 0 2 28.1 30 30 26 0 32 12 1 0 0 144 2.188 9.5 0.0 10.2 3.8 0.38
9 Al Milnar* 25 14 12 .538 3.79 37 26 10 12 2 3 209.0 212 96 88 11 99 76 0 1 4 920 1.488 9.1 0.5 4.3 3.3 0.77
10 Mike Naymick 21 0 1 .000 1.93 2 1 1 1 0 0 4.2 3 1 1 0 5 3 0 0 0 22 1.714 5.8 0.0 9.6 5.8 0.60
11 Floyd Stromme 22 0 1 .000 4.85 5 0 2 0 0 0 13.0 13 8 7 1 13 4 0 0 1 64 2.000 9.0 0.7 9.0 2.8 0.31
12 Lefty Sullivan* 22 0 1 .000 4.26 7 1 4 0 0 0 12.2 9 8 6 0 9 4 1 0 0 54 1.421 6.4 0.0 6.4 2.8 0.44
13 Bill Zuber 26 2 0 1.000 5.97 16 1 10 0 0 0 31.2 41 24 21 2 19 16 1 0 0 152 1.895 11.7 0.6 5.4 4.5 0.84
13 Players 26.6 87 67 .565 4.08 154 154 85 69 10 13 1364.2 1394 700 619 75 602 614 16 6 32 5986 1.463 9.2 0.5 4.0 4.0 1.02

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Rollie Hemsley 106 499 58 9 7 .984 5.25 4 36 29 45%
Frankie Pytlak 51 227 24 0 5 1.000 4.92 1 22 11 33%
Luke Sewell 15 24 4 1 0 .966 1.87 0 10 3 23%

1B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Hal Trosky 118 1004 97 9 97 .992 9.33
Oscar Grimes 43 341 17 4 36 .989 8.33
Luke Sewell 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

2B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Odell Hale 73 141 146 10 31 .966 3.93
Oscar Grimes 48 102 109 7 21 .968 4.40
Ray Mack 34 80 86 4 26 .976 4.88
Jim Shilling 27 61 83 10 18 .935 5.33

3B

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ken Keltner 154 187 297 13 40 .974 3.14
Oscar Grimes 3 3 1 0 0 1.000 1.33
Odell Hale 2 1 1 1 0 .667 1.00
Ray Mack 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

SS

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Skeeter Webb 81 165 203 27 40 .932 4.54
Lou Boudreau 53 103 184 14 31 .953 5.42
Oscar Grimes 37 58 66 11 18 .919 3.35
Jim Shilling 3 1 3 0 0 1.000 1.33
Lyn Lary 2 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00

LF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jeff Heath 108 0.00
Roy Weatherly 36 0.00
Ben Chapman 2 0.00
Al Milnar 1 0.00

CF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ben Chapman 133 0.00
Roy Weatherly 27 0.00

RF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bruce Campbell 115 0.00
Roy Weatherly 15 0.00
Ben Chapman 13 0.00

OF

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ben Chapman 146 356 12 11 0 .971 2.52
Bruce Campbell 115 200 12 13 3 .942 1.84
Jeff Heath 108 263 7 10 2 .964 2.50
Roy Weatherly 76 146 3 6 1 .961 1.96
Al Milnar 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

P

G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Feller 39 8 44 3 2 .945 1.33
Al Milnar 37 6 37 0 1 1.000 1.16
Joe Dobson 35 3 16 0 0 1.000 0.54
Mel Harder 29 14 26 1 1 .976 1.38
Johnny Allen 28 17 36 5 7 .914 1.89
Willis Hudlin 27 21 42 1 2 .984 2.33
Johnny Broaca 22 0 8 1 2 .889 0.36
Bill Zuber 16 0 9 0 1 1.000 0.56
Johnny Humphries 15 1 4 1 0 .833 0.33
Tom Drake 8 2 4 1 0 .857 0.75
Lefty Sullivan 7 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00
Floyd Stromme 5 0 2 1 0 .667 0.40
Mike Naymick 2 0 0 0 0 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Johnny Allen 34 R R 6' 0.0" 180 Sep 30, 1904 Lenoir, NC, US
Earl Averill 37 L R 5' 9.0" 172 May 21, 1902 Snohomish, WA, US
Lou Boudreau 21 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Jul 17, 1917 Harvey, IL, US
Johnny Broaca 29 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Oct 3, 1909 Lawrence, MA, US
Bruce Campbell 29 L R 6' 1.0" 185 Oct 20, 1909 Chicago, IL, US
Ben Chapman 30 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Dec 25, 1908 Nashville, TN, US
Joe Dobson 22 R R 6' 2.0" 197 Jan 20, 1917 Durant, OK, US
Tom Drake 26 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Aug 7, 1912 Birmingham, AL, US
Harry Eisenstat 23 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Oct 10, 1915 Brooklyn, NY, US
Bob Feller 20 R R 6' 0.0" 185 Nov 3, 1918 Van Meter, IA, US
Oscar Grimes 24 R R 5' 11.0" 178 Apr 13, 1915 Minerva, OH, US
Odell Hale 30 R R 5' 10.0" 175 Aug 10, 1908 Hosston, LA, US
Mel Harder 29 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Oct 15, 1909 Beemer, NE, US
Jeff Heath 24 L R 5' 11.0" 200 Apr 1, 1915 Fort William, ON, CA
Rollie Hemsley 32 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jun 24, 1907 Syracuse, OH, US
Willis Hudlin 33 R R 6' 0.0" 190 May 23, 1906 Wagoner, OK, US
Johnny Humphries 24 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 23, 1915 Clifton Forge, VA, US
Ken Keltner 22 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Oct 31, 1916 Milwaukee, WI, US
Lyn Lary 33 R R 6' 0.0" 165 Jan 28, 1906 Armona, CA, US
Ray Mack 22 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Aug 31, 1916 Cleveland, OH, US
Al Milnar 25 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Dec 26, 1913 Cleveland, OH, US
Mike Naymick 21 R R 6' 8.0" 225 Aug 26, 1917 Berlin, PA, US
Frankie Pytlak 30 R R 5' 7.0" 160 Jul 30, 1908 Buffalo, NY, US
Luke Sewell 38 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Jan 5, 1901 Titus, AL, US
Jim Shilling 25 R R 5' 11.0" 175 May 14, 1914 Tulsa, OK, US
Moose Solters 33 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Mar 22, 1906 Pittsburgh, PA, US
Floyd Stromme 22 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Aug 1, 1916 Cooperstown, ND, US
Lefty Sullivan 22 L L 6' 3.0" 204 Sep 7, 1916 Nashville, TN, US
Hal Trosky 26 L R 6' 2.0" 207 Nov 11, 1912 Norway, IA, US
Roy Weatherly 24 L R 5' 6.0" 170 Feb 25, 1915 Warren, TX, US
Skeeter Webb 29 R R 5' 9.0" 150 Nov 4, 1909 Meridian, MS, US
Bill Zuber 26 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Mar 26, 1913 Middle Amana, IA, US

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