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1953 Cleveland Indians

1953 > Class Major League > 1953 American League
Overall: 92-62
Scored 770 runs, Allowed 627 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 91-63

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Al Lopez
Represented: Cleveland, OH
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1952 / 1954

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
RkNameAgeGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
1Bobby Avila29141633559851602238551085827.286.355.379.73521218214
2Dick Aylward284330000000001.000.000.000.0000000
3Bob Chakales257770200000001.286.286.286.5712000
4Larry Doby*2914961751392135185291023296121.263.385.487.873250762
5Luke Easter*3768230211266490731021535.303.361.445.806941340
6Bob Feller3425705636100100623.107.194.125.3197008
7Hank Foiles247872100000011.143.250.143.3931000
8Mike Garcia293810596824500500315.250.273.302.57529206
9Bill Glynn*2714747441160100142330134465.243.324.309.6331275514
10Jim Hegan321123292993765101937122541.217.280.348.628104814
11Bob Hooper314313120100000010.083.154.083.2371000
12Dave Hoskins*273863581015201900311.259.306.345.65120111
13Bob Kennedy32100181161223850322021911.236.320.323.64352710
14Bob Lemon*325112511212269121720720.232.277.384.66143106
15Jim Lemon2516494658101500315.174.224.261.48512000
16Hank Majeski36505550615102120038.300.352.440.79222111
17Barney McCosky*362222213430030014.190.227.333.5617000
18Dale Mitchell*31134542500761502641360314220.300.354.446.8002231100
19Al Rosen2915568859911520127543145878548.336.422.6131.0343671940
20Harry Simpson*2782264242255531722001827.227.284.335.61881613
21Al Smith2547173150283690314202025.240.341.360.70154030
22George Strickland2712348241943119174547005152.284.362.379.7411594012
23Joe Tipton3147131109172520613001913.229.359.413.77245730
24Dick Tomanek*221550000000003.000.000.000.0000000
25Wally Westlake3282259218427271946203529.330.427.495.923108624
26Early Wynn#33371049111252031000717.275.327.396.72236006
26 Players29.7155601952857701426201291607293329609683.270.349.410.75921651253590
* - 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
RkNameAgeWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
1Lou Brissie*29007.62160700213.02111112135000692.61514.51.49.03.50.38
2Bob Chakales2502.0002.6773210027.02813821061021161.4079.30.73.32.00.60
3Bob Feller34107.5883.59252501010175.216378701660603117211.2698.40.83.13.11.00
4Mike Garcia29189.6673.25383532130271.226010698188113430311331.2558.60.62.74.41.65
5Bob Hooper3154.5564.024302600769.1503731438162022881.2696.50.54.92.10.42
6Dave Hoskins2793.7503.992679301112.21025750938554104671.2438.10.73.04.41.45
7Bob Lemon322115.5833.36413642351286.22831191071611098110912161.3718.90.53.53.10.89
8Dick Tomanek*22101.0002.001101009.0632166100411.3336.01.06.06.01.00
9Ted Wilks37007.364020003.2543032000212.18212.30.07.44.90.67
10Early Wynn331712.5863.93363421610251.22341211101910713840510771.3558.40.73.84.91.29
10 Players31.09262.5973.64155155748111151373.01311627556925195863522458071.3338.60.63.43.81.13
* - 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

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GPBSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
Jim Hegan10639942113.9764.165252146%
Joe Tipton4611418011.0002.8738747%
Hank Foiles710411.9332.00303100%
Dick Aylward440001.0001.00000

1B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Bill Glynn1351036818133.9938.27
Luke Easter5644230954.9818.43
Jim Lemon26020.7503.00
Harry Simpson2120011.0006.00
Al Rosen140011.0004.00
George Strickland100000.00

2B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Bobby Avila14034644511114.9865.65
Hank Majeski1088021.0001.60

3B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Al Rosen1541743381938.9643.32
Hank Majeski713001.0000.57
Al Smith200000.00

SS

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
George Strickland12223840017103.9745.23
Al Rosen100000.00

LF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Dale Mitchell1250.00
Bob Kennedy420.00
Wally Westlake380.00
Jim Lemon110.00
Al Smith40.00
Bill Glynn10.00
Hank Majeski10.00
Harry Simpson10.00

CF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Larry Doby1460.00
Wally Westlake120.00
Harry Simpson70.00
Bob Kennedy20.00

RF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Harry Simpson620.00
Bob Kennedy520.00
Wally Westlake360.00
Al Smith350.00
Bill Glynn10.00

OF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Larry Doby1463541063.9842.49
Dale Mitchell125224271.9701.81
Bob Kennedy89912001.0001.04
Wally Westlake72128352.9631.82
Harry Simpson69118440.9681.77
Al Smith3967260.9201.77
Jim Lemon1120120.9131.91
Bill Glynn260001.0003.00
Hank Majeski100000.00

P

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Bob Hooper43316021.0000.44
Bob Lemon413174315.9722.56
Mike Garcia381439041.0001.39
Early Wynn361136021.0001.31
Dave Hoskins26718011.0000.96
Bob Feller251031051.0001.64
Lou Brissie1602001.0000.13
Bob Chakales72511.8751.00
Ted Wilks400000.00
Dick Tomanek10010.0000.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
NameAgeBTHtWtDoBBirthplace
Al Aber25LL6' 2.0"195Jul 31, 1927Cleveland, OH, US1953-04-181953-05-30
Bobby Avila29RR5' 10.0"175Apr 2, 1924Veracruz, Veracruz, MX1953-04-141953-09-25
Dick Aylward28RR6' 0.0"190Jun 4, 1925Baltimore, MD, US1953-05-011953-05-20
Ray Boone29RR6' 0.0"172Jul 27, 1923San Diego, CA, US1953-04-141953-06-13
Lou Brissie29LL6' 4.0"210Jun 5, 1924Anderson, SC, US1953-04-171953-09-01
Bob Chakales25RR6' 1.0"185Aug 10, 1927Asheville, NC, US1953-05-011953-07-10
Larry Doby29LR6' 1.0"180Dec 13, 1923Camden, SC, US1953-04-141953-09-27
Luke Easter37LR6' 4.0"240Aug 4, 1915Jonestown, MS, US1953-04-141953-09-27
Bob Feller34RR6' 0.0"185Nov 3, 1918Van Meter, IA, US1953-04-171953-09-27
Hank Foiles24RR6' 0.0"195Jun 10, 1929Richmond, VA, US1953-05-241953-06-14
Owen Friend26RR6' 1.0"180Mar 21, 1927Granite City, IL, US1953-06-181953-09-27
Mike Garcia29RR6' 1.0"195Nov 17, 1923San Gabriel, CA, US1953-04-161953-09-20
Joe Ginsberg26LR5' 11.0"180Oct 11, 1926New York, NY, US1953-06-161953-09-27
Bill Glynn27LL6' 0.0"190Jul 30, 1925Sussex, NJ, US1953-04-141953-09-27
Steve Gromek33SR6' 2.0"180Jan 15, 1920Hamtramck, MI, US1953-05-121953-06-11
Jim Hegan32RR6' 2.0"195Aug 3, 1920Lynn, MA, US1953-04-141953-09-23
Bob Hooper31RR5' 11.0"195May 30, 1922Leamington, ON, CA1953-04-161953-09-20
Dave Hoskins27LR6' 1.0"180Aug 3, 1925Greenwood, MS, US1953-04-181953-09-26
Art Houtteman25RR6' 2.0"188Aug 7, 1927Detroit, MI, US1953-06-171953-09-27
Bob Kennedy32RR6' 2.0"193Aug 18, 1920Chicago, IL, US1953-04-171953-09-27
Bob Lemon32LR6' 0.0"180Sep 22, 1920San Bernardino, CA, US1953-04-141953-09-23
Jim Lemon25RR6' 4.0"200Mar 23, 1928Covington, VA, US1953-04-261953-05-30
Hank Majeski36RR5' 9.0"174Dec 13, 1916Staten Island, NY, US1953-04-281953-09-27
Barney McCosky36LR6' 1.0"184Apr 11, 1917Coal Run, PA, US1953-04-181953-07-08
Dale Mitchell31LL6' 1.0"195Aug 23, 1921Colony, OK, US1953-04-141953-09-23
Al Rosen29RR5' 10.0"180Feb 29, 1924Spartanburg, SC, US1953-04-141953-09-27
Harry Simpson27LR6' 1.0"180Dec 3, 1925Atlanta, GA, US1953-04-141953-09-27
Al Smith25RR6' 0.0"189Feb 7, 1928Kirkwood, MO, US1953-07-101953-09-27
George Strickland27RR6' 1.0"175Jan 10, 1926New Orleans, LA, US1953-05-081953-09-23
Joe Tipton31RR5' 11.0"185Feb 18, 1922McCaysville, GA, US1953-04-241953-09-26
Dick Tomanek22LL6' 1.0"175Jan 6, 1931Avon Lake, OH, US1953-09-251953-09-25
Dick Weik25RR6' 3.0"184Nov 17, 1927Waterloo, IA, US1953-05-081953-05-08
Wally Westlake32RR6' 0.0"186Nov 8, 1920Gridley, CA, US1953-05-051953-09-25
Bill Wight31LL6' 1.0"180Apr 12, 1922Rio Vista, CA, US1953-06-171953-09-14
Ted Wilks37RR5' 9.0"178Nov 13, 1915Fulton, NY, US1953-04-161953-08-05
Early Wynn33SR6' 0.0"190Jan 6, 1920Hartford, AL, US1953-04-181953-09-20

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