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  • Cleveland Indians (7956-7658 W-L, 1915 - 2014) - 2 World Championships, 5 Pennants, and 11 Playoff Appearances
  • Cleveland Naps (937-883 W-L, 1903 - 1914)
  • Cleveland Bronchos (69-67 W-L, 1902)
  • Cleveland Blues (54-82 W-L, 1901)
  • Overall (9016-8690 W-L, 1901 - 2014) - 2 World Championships, 5 Pennants, and 11 Playoff Appearances

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All-Time Top 20 by WAR

Photo of Nap Lajoie Photo of Tris Speaker Photo of Bob Feller Photo of Lou Boudreau Photo of Stan Coveleski Photo of Bob Lemon Photo of Kenny Lofton Photo of Jim Thome Photo of Earl Averill Photo of Joe Sewell
Photo of Mel Harder Photo of Addie Joss Photo of Larry Doby Photo of Sam McDowell Photo of Early Wynn Photo of Terry Turner Photo of George Uhle Photo of Wes Ferrell Photo of Shoeless Joe Jackson Photo of Bill Bradley

Franchise History

Rk Year Tm Lg G W L Ties W-L% pythW-L% Finish GB Playoffs R RA BatAge PAge #Bat #P Top Player Managers
1 2014 Cleveland Indians AL Central 162 85 77 0 .525 .511 3rd of 5 5.0 669 653 28.5 27.2 46 22 C.Kluber (7.4) T.Francona (85-77)
2 2013 Cleveland Indians AL Central 162 92 70 0 .568 .554 2nd of 5 1.0 Lost ALWC (1-0) 745 662 28.6 27.5 49 28 J.Kipnis (5.9) T.Francona (92-70)
3 2012 Cleveland Indians AL Central 162 68 94 0 .420 .393 4th of 5 20.0 667 845 27.8 27.6 48 24 C.Santana (4.0) M.Acta (65-91) and S.Alomar (3-3)
4 2011 Cleveland Indians AL Central 162 80 82 0 .494 .465 2nd of 5 15.0 704 760 27.8 26.7 46 22 A.Cabrera (5.0) M.Acta (80-82)
5 2010 Cleveland Indians AL Central 162 69 93 0 .426 .431 4th of 5 25.0 646 752 27.2 26.6 45 22 S.Choo (5.9) M.Acta (69-93)
6 2009 Cleveland Indians AL Central 162 65 97 0 .401 .449 4th of 5 21.5 773 865 27.4 27.8 52 29 S.Choo (5.5) E.Wedge (65-97)
7 2008 Cleveland Indians AL Central 162 81 81 0 .500 .526 3rd of 5 7.5 805 761 27.7 28.6 49 28 C.Lee (6.8) E.Wedge (81-81)
8 2007 Cleveland Indians AL Central 162 96 66 0 .593 .564 1st of 5 -- Lost ALCS (4-3) 811 704 28.1 29.4 41 21 C.Sabathia (6.4) E.Wedge (96-66)
9 2006 Cleveland Indians AL Central 162 78 84 0 .481 .549 4th of 5 18.0 870 782 27.8 28.6 45 23 G.Sizemore (6.6) E.Wedge (78-84)
10 2005 Cleveland Indians AL Central 162 93 69 0 .574 .594 2nd of 5 6.0 790 642 27.7 29.2 38 17 G.Sizemore (6.6) E.Wedge (93-69)
11 2004 Cleveland Indians AL Central 162 80 82 0 .494 .501 3rd of 5 12.0 858 857 28.6 27.3 52 30 T.Hafner (5.0) E.Wedge (80-82)
12 2003 Cleveland Indians AL Central 162 68 94 0 .420 .451 4th of 5 22.0 699 778 27.1 26.3 54 29 M.Bradley (4.1) E.Wedge (68-94)
13 2002 Cleveland Indians AL Central 162 74 88 0 .457 .443 3rd of 5 20.5 739 837 30.3 28.1 59 31 J.Thome (7.4) C.Manuel (39-47) and J.Skinner (35-41)
14 2001 Cleveland Indians AL Central 162 91 71 0 .562 .540 1st of 5 -- Lost LDS (3-2) 897 821 31.0 29.1 44 24 R.Alomar (7.3) C.Manuel (91-71)
15 2000 Cleveland Indians AL Central 162 90 72 0 .556 .569 2nd of 5 5.0 950 816 30.1 30.2 55 32 R.Alomar (5.6) C.Manuel (90-72)
16 1999 Cleveland Indians AL Central 162 97 65 0 .599 .573 1st of 5 -- Lost LDS (3-2) 1009 860 29.2 30.6 51 25 R.Alomar (7.4) M.Hargrove (97-65)
17 1998 Cleveland Indians AL Central 162 89 73 0 .549 .540 1st of 5 -- Lost ALCS (4-2) 850 779 29.5 29.8 48 23 K.Lofton (5.9) M.Hargrove (89-73)
18 1997 Cleveland Indians AL Central 161 86 75 0 .534 .529 1st of 5 -- Lost WS (4-3) 868 815 30.2 29.7 46 21 J.Thome (5.4) M.Hargrove (86-75)
19 1996 Cleveland Indians AL Central 161 99 62 0 .615 .596 1st of 5 -- Lost LDS (3-1) 952 769 29.7 30.3 44 18 J.Thome (7.5) M.Hargrove (99-62)
20 1995 Cleveland Indians AL Central 144 100 44 0 .694 .644 1st of 5 -- Lost WS (4-2) 840 607 29.0 30.6 41 20 A.Belle (6.9) M.Hargrove (100-44)
21 1994 Cleveland Indians AL Central 113 66 47 0 .584 .586 2nd of 5 1.0 679 562 28.4 30.7 40 21 K.Lofton (7.2) M.Hargrove (66-47)
22 1993 Cleveland Indians AL East 162 76 86 0 .469 .487 6th of 7 19.0 790 813 27.2 27.3 48 26 K.Lofton (7.6) M.Hargrove (76-86)
23 1992 Cleveland Indians AL East 162 76 86 0 .469 .454 4th of 7 20.0 674 746 25.9 27.0 42 20 K.Lofton (6.6) M.Hargrove (76-86)
24 1991 Cleveland Indians AL East 162 57 105 0 .352 .376 7th of 7 34.0 576 759 25.6 26.8 53 24 G.Swindell (3.8) J.McNamara (25-52) and M.Hargrove (32-53)
25 1990 Cleveland Indians AL East 162 77 85 0 .475 .497 4th of 7 11.0 732 737 27.4 28.1 44 21 B.Jacoby (3.5) J.McNamara (77-85)
26 1989 Cleveland Indians AL East 162 73 89 0 .451 .464 6th of 7 16.0 604 654 27.1 28.5 47 20 T.Candiotti (4.7) D.Edwards (65-78) and J.Hart (8-11)
27 1988 Cleveland Indians AL East 162 78 84 0 .481 .457 6th of 7 11.0 666 731 28.1 27.0 44 18 G.Swindell (5.9) D.Edwards (78-84)
28 1987 Cleveland Indians AL East 162 61 101 0 .377 .386 7th of 7 37.0 742 957 27.7 30.5 44 21 B.Butler (4.9) P.Corrales (31-56) and D.Edwards (30-45)
29 1986 Cleveland Indians AL East 163 84 78 1 .519 .495 5th of 7 11.5 831 841 27.6 29.8 36 18 J.Carter (5.7) P.Corrales (84-78)
30 1985 Cleveland Indians AL East 162 60 102 0 .370 .424 7th of 7 39.5 729 861 28.0 27.4 38 19 B.Butler (4.7) P.Corrales (60-102)
31 1984 Cleveland Indians AL East 163 75 87 1 .463 .497 6th of 7 29.0 761 766 27.4 27.2 40 19 B.Blyleven (7.2) P.Corrales (75-87)
32 1983 Cleveland Indians AL East 162 70 92 0 .432 .450 7th of 7 28.0 704 785 29.8 27.7 40 17 L.Sorensen (3.9) M.Ferraro (40-60) and P.Corrales (30-32)
33 1982 Cleveland Indians AL East 162 78 84 0 .481 .459 6th of 7 17.0 683 748 28.7 27.4 36 16 T.Harrah (6.5) D.Garcia (78-84)
34 1981 Cleveland Indians AL East 103 52 51 0 .505 .488 6th of 7 7.0 431 442 28.8 28.3 33 12 B.Blyleven (5.6) D.Garcia (52-51)
35 1980 Cleveland Indians AL East 160 79 81 0 .494 .459 6th of 7 23.0 738 807 27.7 26.8 33 13 T.Harrah (4.4) D.Garcia (79-81)
36 1979 Cleveland Indians AL East 161 81 80 0 .503 .474 6th of 7 22.0 760 805 28.1 26.7 33 14 S.Monge (5.7) J.Torborg (43-52) and D.Garcia (38-28)
37 1978 Cleveland Indians AL East 159 69 90 0 .434 .462 6th of 7 29.0 639 694 26.7 27.1 36 14 A.Thornton (5.3) J.Torborg (69-90)
38 1977 Cleveland Indians AL East 161 71 90 0 .441 .459 5th of 7 28.5 676 739 27.7 27.9 33 14 D.Eckersley (5.1) F.Robinson (26-31) and J.Torborg (45-59)
39 1976 Cleveland Indians AL East 159 81 78 0 .509 .500 4th of 6 16.0 615 615 27.4 28.4 34 13 B.Bell (3.8) F.Robinson (81-78)
40 1975 Cleveland Indians AL East 159 79 80 0 .497 .490 4th of 6 15.5 688 703 26.7 27.8 41 19 D.Eckersley (5.3) F.Robinson (79-80)
41 1974 Cleveland Indians AL East 162 77 85 0 .475 .478 4th of 6 14.0 662 694 25.8 31.5 45 18 G.Perry (8.6) K.Aspromonte (77-85)
42 1973 Cleveland Indians AL East 162 71 91 0 .438 .412 6th of 6 26.0 680 826 24.7 28.6 35 16 G.Perry (7.9) K.Aspromonte (71-91)
43 1972 Cleveland Indians AL East 156 72 84 0 .462 .457 5th of 6 14.0 472 519 25.4 26.6 36 16 G.Perry (11.2) K.Aspromonte (72-84)
44 1971 Cleveland Indians AL East 162 60 102 0 .370 .358 6th of 6 43.0 543 747 26.3 25.1 37 16 G.Nettles (7.5) A.Dark (42-61) and J.Lipon (18-41)
45 1970 Cleveland Indians AL East 162 76 86 0 .469 .482 5th of 6 32.0 649 675 26.2 25.9 36 16 S.McDowell (7.9) A.Dark (76-86)
46 1969 Cleveland Indians AL East 161 62 99 0 .385 .399 6th of 6 46.5 573 717 27.3 27.3 40 16 S.McDowell (6.3) A.Dark (62-99)
47 1968 Cleveland Indians AL 162 86 75 1 .534 .511 3rd of 10 16.5 516 504 27.5 27.0 42 17 L.Tiant (7.8) A.Dark (86-75)
48 1967 Cleveland Indians AL 162 75 87 0 .463 .458 8th of 10 17.0 559 613 28.6 26.9 38 16 L.Tiant (5.3) J.Adcock (75-87)
49 1966 Cleveland Indians AL 162 81 81 0 .500 .491 5th of 10 17.0 574 586 28.7 26.5 37 14 S.McDowell (5.0) B.Tebbetts (66-57) and G.Strickland (15-24)
50 1965 Cleveland Indians AL 162 87 75 0 .537 .536 5th of 10 15.0 663 613 27.8 27.1 39 16 S.McDowell (7.9) B.Tebbetts (87-75)
51 1964 Cleveland Indians AL 164 79 83 2 .488 .497 6th of 10 20.0 689 693 27.5 27.9 38 15 S.McDowell (4.8) G.Strickland (33-39) and B.Tebbetts (46-44)
52 1963 Cleveland Indians AL 162 79 83 0 .488 .454 5th of 10 25.5 635 702 27.2 28.2 41 16 J.Kralick (4.3) B.Tebbetts (79-83)
53 1962 Cleveland Indians AL 162 80 82 0 .494 .460 6th of 10 16.0 682 745 27.7 26.8 41 18 J.Romano (4.5) M.McGaha (78-82) and M.Harder (2-0)
54 1961 Cleveland Indians AL 161 78 83 0 .484 .491 5th of 10 30.5 737 752 28.8 25.0 36 15 J.Piersall (4.8) J.Dykes (77-83) and M.Harder (1-0)
55 1960 Cleveland Indians AL 154 76 78 0 .494 .483 4th of 8 21.0 667 693 28.2 25.4 44 18 W.Held (3.8) J.Gordon (49-46), J.White (1-0) and J.Dykes (26-32)
56 1959 Cleveland Indians AL 154 89 65 0 .578 .565 2nd of 8 5.0 745 646 28.6 27.0 41 16 M.Minoso (5.5) J.Gordon (89-65)
57 1958 Cleveland Indians AL 153 77 76 0 .503 .541 4th of 8 14.5 694 635 28.7 27.6 43 20 R.Colavito (6.0) B.Bragan (31-36) and J.Gordon (46-40)
58 1957 Cleveland Indians AL 153 76 77 0 .497 .474 6th of 8 21.5 682 722 28.9 30.7 38 16 G.Woodling (4.5) K.Farrell (76-77)
59 1956 Cleveland Indians AL 155 88 66 1 .571 .592 2nd of 8 9.0 712 581 30.0 30.6 35 12 E.Wynn (8.3) A.Lopez (88-66)
60 1955 Cleveland Indians AL 154 93 61 0 .604 .568 2nd of 8 3.0 698 601 30.5 29.8 43 15 E.Wynn (6.1) A.Lopez (93-61)
61 1954 Cleveland Indians AL 156 111 43 2 .721 .672 1st of 8 -- Lost WS (4-0) 746 504 30.2 30.5 35 13 B.Avila (7.0) A.Lopez (111-43)
62 1953 Cleveland Indians AL 155 92 62 1 .597 .593 2nd of 8 8.5 770 627 29.5 30.6 36 14 A.Rosen (10.1) A.Lopez (92-62)
63 1952 Cleveland Indians AL 155 93 61 1 .604 .604 2nd of 8 2.0 763 606 29.8 30.6 36 13 L.Doby (7.1) A.Lopez (93-61)
64 1951 Cleveland Indians AL 155 93 61 1 .604 .572 2nd of 8 5.0 696 594 29.3 29.1 37 13 L.Doby (6.4) A.Lopez (93-61)
65 1950 Cleveland Indians AL 155 92 62 1 .597 .594 4th of 8 6.0 806 654 29.2 29.7 30 13 L.Doby (6.7) L.Boudreau (92-62)
66 1949 Cleveland Indians AL 154 89 65 0 .578 .574 3rd of 8 8.0 675 574 29.3 30.2 32 10 B.Lemon (7.2) L.Boudreau (89-65)
67 1948 Cleveland Indians AL 156 97 58 1 .626 .672 1st of 8 -- Won WS (4-2) 840 568 28.6 29.2 36 17 L.Boudreau (10.4) L.Boudreau (97-58)
68 1947 Cleveland Indians AL 157 80 74 3 .519 .571 4th of 8 17.0 687 588 28.4 29.3 38 16 L.Boudreau (7.5) L.Boudreau (80-74)
69 1946 Cleveland Indians AL 156 68 86 2 .442 .422 6th of 8 36.0 537 638 27.9 28.6 48 19 B.Feller (9.6) L.Boudreau (68-86)
70 1945 Cleveland Indians AL 147 73 72 2 .503 .507 5th of 8 11.0 557 548 27.7 29.1 36 16 S.Gromek (6.2) L.Boudreau (73-72)
71 1944 Cleveland Indians AL 155 72 82 1 .468 .476 5th of 8 17.0 643 677 28.4 30.1 35 16 L.Boudreau (7.9) L.Boudreau (72-82)
72 1943 Cleveland Indians AL 153 82 71 0 .536 .518 3rd of 8 15.5 600 577 28.1 30.2 34 15 L.Boudreau (7.9) L.Boudreau (82-71)
73 1942 Cleveland Indians AL 156 75 79 2 .487 .450 4th of 8 28.0 590 659 27.3 29.3 36 17 L.Fleming (4.6) L.Boudreau (75-79)
74 1941 Cleveland Indians AL 155 75 79 1 .487 .506 4th of 8 26.0 677 668 27.0 27.5 41 15 B.Feller (8.1) R.Peckinpaugh (75-79)
75 1940 Cleveland Indians AL 155 89 65 1 .578 .549 2nd of 8 1.0 710 637 26.7 27.0 30 15 B.Feller (9.8) O.Vitt (89-65)
76 1939 Cleveland Indians AL 154 87 67 0 .565 .559 3rd of 8 20.5 797 700 26.8 26.5 32 14 B.Feller (9.8) O.Vitt (87-67)
77 1938 Cleveland Indians AL 153 86 66 1 .566 .536 3rd of 8 13.0 847 782 27.9 27.8 33 13 B.Feller (5.2) O.Vitt (86-66)
78 1937 Cleveland Indians AL 156 83 71 2 .539 .528 4th of 8 19.0 817 768 28.6 29.2 29 12 J.Allen (5.5) S.O'Neill (83-71)
79 1936 Cleveland Indians AL 157 80 74 3 .519 .530 5th of 8 22.5 921 862 26.3 28.1 30 15 E.Averill (6.5) S.O'Neill (80-74)
80 1935 Cleveland Indians AL 156 82 71 3 .536 .522 3rd of 8 12.0 776 739 26.4 27.9 29 11 M.Harder (7.1) W.Johnson (46-48) and S.O'Neill (36-23)
81 1934 Cleveland Indians AL 154 85 69 0 .552 .530 3rd of 8 16.0 814 763 27.9 26.6 33 13 M.Harder (7.1) W.Johnson (85-69)
82 1933 Cleveland Indians AL 151 75 76 0 .497 .490 4th of 8 23.5 654 669 27.5 26.3 27 10 M.Harder (5.7) R.Peckinpaugh (26-25), B.Falk (1-0) and W.Johnson (48-51)
83 1932 Cleveland Indians AL 153 87 65 1 .572 .556 4th of 8 19.0 845 747 28.2 25.6 29 11 W.Ferrell (7.2) R.Peckinpaugh (87-65)
84 1931 Cleveland Indians AL 155 78 76 1 .506 .528 4th of 8 30.0 885 833 27.2 25.2 35 14 W.Ferrell (8.0) R.Peckinpaugh (78-76)
85 1930 Cleveland Indians AL 154 81 73 0 .526 .487 4th of 8 21.0 890 915 27.3 24.5 34 13 W.Ferrell (9.1) R.Peckinpaugh (81-73)
86 1929 Cleveland Indians AL 152 81 71 0 .533 .488 3rd of 8 24.0 717 736 28.6 27.5 29 12 W.Hudlin (7.3) R.Peckinpaugh (81-71)
87 1928 Cleveland Indians AL 155 62 92 1 .403 .406 7th of 8 39.0 674 830 27.4 26.7 43 17 J.Sewell (5.4) R.Peckinpaugh (62-92)
88 1927 Cleveland Indians AL 153 66 87 0 .431 .438 6th of 8 43.5 668 766 28.3 27.0 37 15 W.Hudlin (5.3) J.McCallister (66-87)
89 1926 Cleveland Indians AL 154 88 66 0 .571 .585 2nd of 8 3.0 738 612 29.1 28.5 28 11 G.Uhle (8.7) T.Speaker (88-66)
90 1925 Cleveland Indians AL 155 70 84 1 .455 .480 6th of 8 27.5 782 817 28.2 28.3 36 13 T.Speaker (6.5) T.Speaker (70-84)
91 1924 Cleveland Indians AL 153 67 86 0 .438 .466 6th of 8 24.5 755 814 28.1 27.9 43 22 J.Shaute (6.5) T.Speaker (67-86)
92 1923 Cleveland Indians AL 153 82 71 0 .536 .579 3rd of 8 16.5 888 746 28.1 27.6 35 15 T.Speaker (9.0) T.Speaker (82-71)
93 1922 Cleveland Indians AL 155 78 76 1 .506 .472 4th of 8 16.0 768 817 29.2 27.2 46 23 T.Speaker (6.9) T.Speaker (78-76)
94 1921 Cleveland Indians AL 154 94 60 0 .610 .617 2nd of 8 4.5 925 712 29.1 28.2 31 11 T.Speaker (6.4) T.Speaker (94-60)
95 1920 Cleveland Indians AL 154 98 56 0 .636 .629 1st of 8 -- Won WS (5-2) 857 642 29.3 28.6 29 14 J.Bagby (8.9) T.Speaker (98-56)
96 1919 Cleveland Indians AL 139 84 55 0 .604 .577 2nd of 8 3.5 636 537 29.0 27.7 28 15 S.Coveleski (6.9) L.Fohl (44-34) and T.Speaker (40-21)
97 1918 Cleveland Indians AL 129 73 54 2 .575 .555 2nd of 8 2.5 504 447 28.1 27.7 32 10 S.Coveleski (9.4) L.Fohl (73-54)
98 1917 Cleveland Indians AL 156 88 66 2 .571 .533 3rd of 8 12.0 584 543 26.2 26.7 30 12 J.Bagby (8.6) L.Fohl (88-66)
99 1916 Cleveland Indians AL 157 77 77 3 .500 .521 6th of 8 14.0 630 602 26.9 26.5 44 17 T.Speaker (8.6) L.Fohl (77-77)
100 1915 Cleveland Indians AL 154 57 95 2 .375 .402 7th of 8 44.5 539 670 24.6 24.5 40 15 G.Morton (6.7) J.Birmingham (12-16) and L.Fohl (45-79)
101 1914 Cleveland Naps AL 157 51 102 4 .333 .376 8th of 8 48.5 538 709 26.6 24.9 47 19 S.Jackson (4.7) J.Birmingham (51-102)
102 1913 Cleveland Naps AL 155 86 66 3 .566 .576 3rd of 8 9.5 633 536 27.0 26.7 39 13 S.Jackson (7.6) J.Birmingham (86-66)
103 1912 Cleveland Naps AL 155 75 78 2 .490 .497 5th of 8 30.5 677 681 26.4 24.0 47 16 S.Jackson (9.6) H.Davis (54-71) and J.Birmingham (21-7)
104 1911 Cleveland Naps AL 156 80 73 3 .523 .488 3rd of 8 22.0 693 712 27.0 24.8 38 16 S.Jackson (9.2) D.McGuire (6-11) and G.Stovall (74-62)
105 1910 Cleveland Naps AL 161 71 81 9 .467 .418 5th of 8 32.0 548 657 28.2 26.6 44 14 N.Lajoie (9.8) D.McGuire (71-81)
106 1909 Cleveland Naps AL 155 71 82 2 .464 .465 6th of 8 27.5 493 532 28.1 30.5 37 15 N.Lajoie (6.4) N.Lajoie (57-57) and D.McGuire (14-25)
107 1908 Cleveland Naps AL 157 90 64 3 .584 .597 2nd of 8 0.5 569 459 28.2 27.2 33 13 A.Joss (8.4) N.Lajoie (90-64)
108 1907 Cleveland Naps AL 158 85 67 6 .559 .505 4th of 8 8.0 531 525 27.5 26.8 26 9 N.Lajoie (7.6) N.Lajoie (85-67)
109 1906 Cleveland Naps AL 157 89 64 4 .582 .643 3rd of 8 5.0 663 481 28.2 28.0 25 8 N.Lajoie (10.0) N.Lajoie (89-64)
110 1905 Cleveland Naps AL 155 76 78 1 .494 .482 5th of 8 19.0 564 587 27.1 27.3 27 9 A.Joss (5.9) N.Lajoie (56-57) and B.Bradley (20-21)
111 1904 Cleveland Naps AL 154 86 65 3 .570 .632 4th of 8 7.5 647 482 27.3 28.0 24 7 N.Lajoie (8.6) B.Armour (86-65)
112 1903 Cleveland Naps AL 140 77 63 0 .550 .545 3rd of 8 15.0 639 579 27.3 26.1 28 13 N.Lajoie (8.0) B.Armour (77-63)
113 1902 Cleveland Bronchos AL 137 69 67 1 .507 .513 5th of 8 14.0 686 667 27.2 24.9 34 17 B.Bradley (6.7) B.Armour (69-67)
114 1901 Cleveland Blues AL 138 54 82 2 .397 .400 7th of 8 29.0 666 831 28.4 26.1 35 14 E.Moore (4.4) J.McAleer (54-82)