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1931 Cleveland Indians

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1930 / 1932

78-76, Finished 4th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Roger Peckinpaugh (78-76)
Scored 885 runs, Allowed 833 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 81-73

Ballparks: League Park II · Attendance: 483,027 (4th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
Batting - 105, Pitching - 105 · one-year: Batting - 106, Pitching - 105

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1930 / 1932 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from October 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

November 29, 1930

Traded Les Barnhart, Zeke Bonura and Ed Montague to Indianapolis (American Association). Received Oral Hildebrand.


Purchased Thornton Lee from New Orleans (Southern Association).

Traded Mike Powers to Oakland (PCL). Received Howard Craghead.

January 20, 1931

Released Joe Sewell.

April 10, 1931 (Standings)

Purchased Moe Berg from the Chicago White Sox.

May 17, 1931 (Standings)

Traded Lew Fonseca to the Chicago White Sox. Received Willie Kamm.

May 28, 1931 (Standings)

Bill Hunnefield selected by the Boston Braves off waivers.

October, 1931 (Standings)

Released Moe Berg. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

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1930 / 1932 Trades and Transactions