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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
1Bobby Avila253115143300030013.
2Gene Bearden*2832494535000100211.
3Al Benton3840423815000100111.
4Johnny Berardino3250134116112361013011414.
5Ray Boone2586307258396544426023817.252.352.345.697891129
6Lou Boudreau3113456147553135203460017010.284.381.364.74517319412
7Allie Clark2635787481340190047.
8Larry Doby*2514765054710615325324851099190.280.389.468.8572561475
9Luke Easter*3321544561030020186.222.340.289.62913201
10Hank Edwards*30516153400110012.267.313.467.7797100
11Bob Feller303681727172121000223.236.257.375.63227007
12Mike Garcia2541625171220170039.235.278.333.61117008
13Joe Gordon34148632541741361832084568333.251.355.407.7622202044
14Steve Gromek#292728242410010025.
15Jim Hegan2815252946854105195855104989.224.298.338.63515812012
16Ken Keltner3280292246355792830013826.232.335.382.717941008
17Bob Kennedy2812146942449117235957553740.276.334.417.7521771408
18Bob Lemon*2846123108172962719001020.269.331.556.88660105
19Minnie Minoso23920162300110122.188.350.375.7256220
20Dale Mitchell*271496856408120316233561034311.317.360.428.788274802
21Milt Nielsen*2431191100000024.
22Satchel Paige423118160100000024.
23Frank Papish31251381100000021.125.300.125.4251003
24Hal Peck*323332291910090033.310.375.345.72010000
25Al Rosen252351443720050174.
26Mike Tresh353843374800010057.216.310.216.5268001
27Thurman Tucker*3180217197284852014421819.244.307.289.59657302
28Mickey Vernon*31153659584721702741883975851.291.357.443.8012598215
29Early Wynn#29357670310101700410.
30Sam Zoldak*3027881300000002.375.375.375.7503000
30 Players29.3154595852216751358194581126404440601534.260.339.384.723200413723113
* - 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
1Gene Bearden*2888.5005.1032190500127.014077726924120115931.8279.
2Al Benton3896.6002.124011184210135.21163332751411035481.2317.
3Bob Feller301514.5173.75362861500211.01981048818841081138941.3368.
4Mike Garcia25145.7372.36412010852175.21545146660942017181.2187.
5Steve Gromek2946.4003.332712530092.0864134840222023901.3708.
6Bob Lemon282210.6882.99373342221279.2211101931913713860111591.2446.
7Satchel Paige4247.3643.043151910583.0702928433541103481.2417.
8Frank Papish*31101.0003.192531210162.0542422239230102711.5007.
9Early Wynn29117.6114.1526232600164.21868476857621007241.47610.
10Sam Zoldak*3012.3334.252701300053.0603025418110012351.47210.
10 Players30.78965.5783.36154154896510191383.21275574516826115941632258801.3638.
* - 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


Jim Hegan15265173716.9904.764273355%
Mike Tresh38718031.0002.0815444%


Mickey Vernon153143815514168.99110.41
Lou Boudreau6413031.0007.33
Allie Clark110001.0001.00


Joe Gordon14529743015123.9805.01
Johnny Berardino8192824.9595.88
Bobby Avila557011.0002.40
Lou Boudreau122011.0004.00


Ken Keltner6951145411.9802.84
Lou Boudreau383476413.9652.89
Johnny Berardino25193943.9352.32
Bob Kennedy21134414.9832.71
Al Rosen101016011.0002.60


Lou Boudreau88176272878.9825.09
Ray Boone761622102158.9474.89
Johnny Berardino301001.0000.33


Dale Mitchell149
Allie Clark4
Thurman Tucker4
Bob Kennedy1


Larry Doby117
Thurman Tucker48
Milt Nielsen3



Dale Mitchell1493371022.9942.33
Larry Doby147355792.9762.46
Bob Kennedy981901224.9902.06
Thurman Tucker52119220.9842.33
Allie Clark17141001.0000.88
Luke Easter1290001.0000.75
Minnie Minoso7110001.0001.57
Hank Edwards560001.0001.20
Milt Nielsen360001.0002.00
Hal Peck210001.0000.50


Mike Garcia41113414.9781.10
Al Benton40417021.0000.53
Bob Lemon37347145.9632.84
Bob Feller36121912.9690.86
Gene Bearden3294212.9811.59
Satchel Paige31510001.0000.48
Steve Gromek2781810.9630.96
Sam Zoldak271219011.0001.15
Early Wynn261631031.0001.81
Frank Papish25114021.0000.60

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Bobby Avila25RR5' 10.0"175Apr 2, 1924Veracruz, Veracruz, MX
Gene Bearden28LL6' 3.0"198Sep 5, 1920Lexa, AR, US
Al Benton38RR6' 4.0"215Mar 18, 1911Noble, OK, US
Johnny Berardino32RR5' 11.0"175May 1, 1917Los Angeles, CA, US
Ray Boone25RR6' 0.0"172Jul 27, 1923San Diego, CA, US
Lou Boudreau31RR5' 11.0"185Jul 17, 1917Harvey, IL, US
Allie Clark26RR6' 0.0"185Jun 16, 1923South Amboy, NJ, US
Larry Doby25LR6' 1.0"180Dec 13, 1923Camden, SC, US
Luke Easter33LR6' 4.0"240Aug 4, 1915Jonestown, MS, US
Hank Edwards30LL6' 0.0"190Jan 29, 1919Elmwood Place, OH, US
Bob Feller30RR6' 0.0"185Nov 3, 1918Van Meter, IA, US
Mike Garcia25RR6' 1.0"195Nov 17, 1923San Gabriel, CA, US
Joe Gordon34RR5' 10.0"180Feb 18, 1915Los Angeles, CA, US
Steve Gromek29SR6' 2.0"180Jan 15, 1920Hamtramck, MI, US
Jim Hegan28RR6' 2.0"195Aug 3, 1920Lynn, MA, US
Ken Keltner32RR6' 0.0"190Oct 31, 1916Milwaukee, WI, US
Bob Kennedy28RR6' 2.0"193Aug 18, 1920Chicago, IL, US
Bob Lemon28LR6' 0.0"180Sep 22, 1920San Bernardino, CA, US
Fred Marsh25RR5' 10.0"180Jan 5, 1924Valley Falls, KS, US
Minnie Minoso23RR5' 10.0"175Nov 29, 1925La Habana, La Habana, CU
Dale Mitchell27LL6' 1.0"195Aug 23, 1921Colony, OK, US
Milt Nielsen24LL5' 11.0"190Feb 8, 1925Tyler, MN, US
Satchel Paige42RR6' 3.0"180Jul 7, 1906Mobile, AL, US
Frank Papish31RL6' 2.0"192Oct 21, 1917Pueblo, CO, US
Hal Peck32LL5' 11.0"175Apr 20, 1917Big Bend, WI, US
Herman Reich31RL6' 2.0"200Nov 23, 1917Bell, CA, US
Al Rosen25RR5' 10.0"180Feb 29, 1924Spartanburg, SC, US
Mike Tresh35RR5' 11.0"170Feb 23, 1914Hazleton, PA, US
Thurman Tucker31LR5' 10.0"165Sep 26, 1917Gordon, TX, US
Mickey Vernon31LL6' 2.0"170Apr 22, 1918Marcus Hook, PA, US
Early Wynn29SR6' 0.0"190Jan 6, 1920Hartford, AL, US
Sam Zoldak30LL5' 11.0"185Dec 8, 1918Brooklyn, NY, US

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