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1939 Cleveland Indians

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1938 / 1940

87-67, Finished 3rd in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Ossie Vitt (87-67)
Scored 797 runs, Allowed 700 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 86-68

Ballparks: League Park II & Cleveland Stadium · Attendance: 563,926 (5th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 97, Pitching - 95 · one-year: Batting - 98, Pitching - 96


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1938 / 1940 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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Team Batting

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Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 C Rollie Hemsley 32 107 432 395 58 104 17 4 2 36 2 4 26 26 .263 .309 .342 .651 68 135 7 0 11
2 1B Hal Trosky* 26 122 512 448 89 150 31 4 25 104 2 3 52 28 .335 .405 .589 .994 154 264 6 1 10
3 2B Odell Hale 30 108 287 253 36 79 16 2 4 48 4 5 25 18 .312 .374 .439 .813 110 111 9 0 8
4 SS Skeeter Webb 29 81 293 269 28 71 14 1 2 26 1 1 15 24 .264 .305 .346 .651 68 93 6 1 7
5 3B Ken Keltner 22 154 646 587 84 191 35 11 13 97 6 6 51 41 .325 .379 .489 .868 123 287 15 0 10
6 OF Jeff Heath* 24 121 472 431 64 126 31 7 14 69 8 4 41 64 .292 .354 .494 .848 117 213 7 0 0
7 OF Ben Chapman 30 149 654 545 101 158 31 9 6 82 18 6 87 30 .290 .390 .413 .802 108 225 19 2 20
8 OF Bruce Campbell* 29 130 527 450 84 129 23 13 8 72 7 6 67 48 .287 .383 .449 .832 115 202 6 3 7
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
9 IF Oscar Grimes 24 119 431 364 51 98 20 5 4 56 8 3 56 61 .269 .368 .385 .753 95 140 7 1 11
10 OF Roy Weatherly* 24 95 344 323 43 100 16 6 1 32 7 2 19 23 .310 .348 .406 .754 94 131 2 0 2
11 SS Lou Boudreau 21 53 256 225 42 58 15 4 0 19 2 1 28 24 .258 .340 .360 .700 81 81 5 0 3
12 C Frankie Pytlak 30 63 210 183 20 49 2 5 0 14 4 1 20 5 .268 .343 .333 .676 76 61 4 1 6
13 2B Ray Mack 22 36 126 112 12 17 4 1 1 6 0 2 12 19 .152 .240 .232 .472 23 26 1 1 1
14 OF Moose Solters 33 41 111 102 19 28 7 2 2 19 2 1 9 15 .275 .333 .441 .775 99 45 1 0 0
15 2B Jim Shilling 25 31 107 98 8 27 7 2 0 12 1 0 7 9 .276 .324 .388 .712 83 38 3 0 1
16 OF Earl Averill* 37 24 61 55 8 15 8 0 1 7 0 1 6 12 .273 .344 .473 .817 109 26 0 0 0
17 C Luke Sewell 38 16 25 20 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 .150 .261 .200 .461 21 4 0 0 2
18 SS Lyn Lary 33 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
19 P Bob Feller 20 39 119 99 14 21 5 1 0 7 0 0 14 35 .212 .316 .283 .599 56 28 3 1 6
20 P Al Milnar* 25 41 84 79 11 20 5 0 0 6 0 0 5 12 .253 .298 .316 .614 59 25 0 0 0
21 P Mel Harder 29 29 83 72 8 10 0 1 1 9 0 0 3 17 .139 .195 .208 .403 4 15 2 2 6
22 P Johnny Allen 34 34 76 71 10 16 2 0 0 3 0 0 3 11 .225 .257 .254 .510 33 18 2 0 2
23 P Willis Hudlin 33 27 55 48 1 9 1 0 1 4 0 0 3 16 .188 .250 .271 .521 35 13 4 1 3
24 P Harry Eisenstat* 23 26 35 32 3 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 8 .250 .273 .250 .523 36 8 0 0 2
25 P Joe Dobson 22 35 20 18 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .056 .105 .056 .161 -57 1 0 0 1
26 P Johnny Broaca 29 22 13 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .000 .077 .000 .077 -78 0 0 0 0
27 P Johnny Humphries 24 15 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .000 .125 .000 .125 -65 0 1 0 0
28 P Bill Zuber 26 16 5 5 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .600 .800 100 3 0 0 0
29 P Tom Drake 26 8 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 1
30 P Floyd Stromme 22 5 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 73 1 0 0 0
31 P Lefty Sullivan* 22 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0
32 P Mike Naymick 21 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 26.8 154 6006 5316 797 1490 291 79 85 730 72 46 556 571 .280 .350 .413 .763 97 2194 110 14 120
Rank in 8 AL teams 4 4 3 1 1 6 4 6 6 6 3 4 4 4 4 7
Non-Pitcher Totals 26.8 154 5496 4862 748 1403 278 76 83 700 72 46 524 449 .289 .359 .428 .787 103 2082 98 10 99
Pitcher Totals 26.5 154 510 454 49 87 13 3 2 30 0 0 32 122 .192 .251 .247 .498 29 112 12 4 21
Rk Pos Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown; OPS_lg for OPS+ does not include pitchers.

Team Pitching

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Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP 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 154 3.35 1.244 6.9 0.4 4.3 7.5 1.73
2 SP Al Milnar* 25 14 12 .538 3.79 37 26 10 12 2 3 209.0 212 96 88 11 99 76 0 1 4 920 116 4.35 1.488 9.1 0.5 4.3 3.3 0.77
3 SP Mel Harder 29 15 9 .625 3.50 29 26 3 12 1 1 208.0 213 89 81 15 64 67 3 0 1 877 125 4.23 1.332 9.2 0.6 2.8 2.9 1.05
4 SP 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 96 3.75 1.457 10.2 0.5 2.9 4.1 1.41
5 SP 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 90 4.03 1.517 11.0 0.4 2.6 1.8 0.67
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
6 RP Harry Eisenstat* 23 6 7 .462 3.30 26 11 10 4 1 2 103.2 109 45 38 8 23 38 0 1 0 440 133 3.91 1.273 9.5 0.7 2.0 3.3 1.65
7 RP 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 75 4.78 1.769 10.0 0.3 5.9 3.1 0.53
8 RP 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 94 5.65 1.761 10.4 1.0 5.5 2.5 0.46
9 RP 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 74 4.68 1.895 11.7 0.6 5.4 4.5 0.84
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
10 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 54 5.62 2.188 9.5 0.0 10.2 3.8 0.38
11 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 50 8.77 2.800 13.8 1.2 11.4 0.6 0.05
12 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 93 6.36 2.000 9.0 0.7 9.0 2.8 0.31
13 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 54 106 4.71 1.421 6.4 0.0 6.4 2.8 0.44
14 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 22 245 4.90 1.714 5.8 0.0 9.6 5.8 0.60
Team Totals 26.3 87 67 .565 4.08 154 154 85 69 10 13 1364.2 1394 700 619 75 602 614 16 6 32 5986 108 4.15 1.463 9.2 0.5 4.0 4.0 1.02
Rank in 8 AL teams 3 6 2 3 2 5 4 2 2 2 1 6 2
Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown

Team Fielding--Totals

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Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
Johnny Allen 34 28 26 9 58 17 36 5 7 .914 1.89 P
Earl Averill 37 11 11 11 12 12 0 0 0 1.000 1.09 OF
Lou Boudreau 21 53 53 53 301 103 184 14 31 .953 5.42 SS
Johnny Broaca 29 22 2 0 9 0 8 1 2 .889 0.36 P
Bruce Campbell 29 115 111 108 225 200 12 13 3 .942 1.84 OF
Ben Chapman 30 146 145 137 379 356 12 11 0 .971 2.52 OF
Joe Dobson 22 35 3 0 19 3 16 0 0 1.000 0.54 P
Tom Drake 26 8 1 0 7 2 4 1 0 .857 0.75 P
Harry Eisenstat 23 26 11 4 15 1 14 0 0 1.000 0.58 P
Bob Feller 20 39 35 24 55 8 44 3 2 .945 1.33 P
Oscar Grimes 24 115 103 83 719 504 193 22 75 .969 5.32 2B-1B-SS-3B
Odell Hale 30 74 53 49 300 142 147 11 31 .963 3.85 2B-3B
Mel Harder 29 29 26 12 41 14 26 1 1 .976 1.38 P
Jeff Heath 24 108 105 99 280 263 7 10 2 .964 2.50 OF
Rollie Hemsley 32 106 101 88 566 499 58 9 7 .984 5.25 4 36 29 45% 37% C
Willis Hudlin 33 27 20 7 64 21 42 1 2 .984 2.33 P
Johnny Humphries 24 15 1 0 6 1 4 1 0 .833 0.33 P
Ken Keltner 22 154 154 148 497 187 297 13 40 .974 3.14 3B
Lyn Lary 33 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00 SS
Ray Mack 22 35 30 27 171 80 87 4 26 .977 4.77 2B-3B
Al Milnar 25 38 26 12 45 8 37 0 1 1.000 1.18 P-OF
Mike Naymick 21 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 P
Frankie Pytlak 30 51 47 44 251 227 24 0 5 1.000 4.92 1 22 11 33% 37% C
Luke Sewell 38 16 6 4 29 24 4 1 0 .966 1.75 0 10 3 23% 37% C-1B
Jim Shilling 25 30 26 21 158 62 86 10 18 .937 4.93 2B-SS
Moose Solters 33 25 21 19 47 42 1 4 0 .915 1.72 OF
Floyd Stromme 22 5 0 0 3 0 2 1 0 .667 0.40 P
Lefty Sullivan 22 7 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00 P
Hal Trosky 26 118 118 111 1110 1004 97 9 97 .992 9.33 1B
Roy Weatherly 24 76 69 64 155 146 3 6 1 .961 1.96 OF
Skeeter Webb 29 81 79 60 395 165 203 27 40 .932 4.54 SS
Bill Zuber 26 16 1 0 9 0 9 0 1 1.000 0.56 P
Team Totals 26.7 154 1386 1195 5928 4091 1657 180 392 .970 3.53 5 68 43 39% 37%
Rank in 8 AL teams 3 3 3
Age G GS CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Batters

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary
Johnny Allen 34 34 76 -7 0 0 0 8 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .503 .501 0.1 0.0 1 $19,000 Traded 1
Earl Averill* 37 24 61 0 -0 0 -2 -1 -3 -0.2 2 -0 -0.0 .490 .499 0.1 -0.2 2 Purchased O9
Lou Boudreau 21 53 256 -6 0 0 3 4 1 0.1 8 9 0.9 .502 .500 0.6 0.6 6 $4,200 Amateur Free Agent 6
Johnny Broaca 29 22 13 -3 0 0 0 1 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .491 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 Purchased 1
Bruce Campbell* 29 130 527 11 -1 0 -4 -5 1 0.1 19 20 1.9 .501 .501 2.2 -0.8 24 $7,500 Traded *O9
Ben Chapman 30 149 654 12 1 0 -3 -2 8 0.8 23 32 3.0 .505 .505 3.2 -0.4 35 $15,000 Traded *O89/7
Joe Dobson 22 35 20 -5 0 0 0 2 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .494 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 $1,800 Unknown 1
Tom Drake 26 8 3 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .494 .500 -0.1 0.0 -0 /1
Harry Eisenstat* 23 26 35 -3 0 0 0 4 0 0.1 0 0 0.1 .502 .500 0.1 0.0 0 Traded 1
Bob Feller 20 39 119 -8 0 0 0 13 6 0.5 0 6 0.5 .513 .503 0.5 0.0 6 $20,000 Amateur Free Agent 1
Oscar Grimes 24 119 431 -2 1 0 -6 2 -5 -0.4 15 11 1.0 .496 .497 1.5 -0.3 17 436/5
Odell Hale 30 108 287 5 -1 0 -2 3 4 0.4 10 14 1.4 .504 .502 1.5 0.1 16 4/5
Mel Harder 29 29 83 -12 0 0 0 9 -3 -0.2 0 -3 -0.2 .492 .499 -0.2 0.0 -3 Free Agency 1
Jeff Heath* 24 121 472 9 0 0 6 -5 10 0.9 17 27 2.5 .507 .506 1.9 0.1 21 *7O
Rollie Hemsley 32 107 432 -18 -1 0 1 4 -15 -1.4 15 0 0.1 .487 .491 -0.1 0.5 -1 $8,000 Traded *2
Willis Hudlin 33 27 55 -6 0 0 0 6 0 0.1 0 0 0.1 .502 .500 0.1 0.0 0 1
Johnny Humphries 24 15 8 -2 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .493 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 $8,500 1
Ken Keltner 22 154 646 21 -1 0 5 2 26 2.4 23 49 4.6 .516 .515 4.1 0.6 44 Minor Lg Working Ag *5
Lyn Lary 33 3 2 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .481 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 $9,000 Traded /6
Ray Mack 22 36 126 -14 -1 0 -1 1 -14 -1.3 5 -10 -0.9 .463 .492 -0.8 0.0 -9 4/5
Al Milnar* 25 41 84 -5 0 0 0 9 4 0.4 0 4 0.4 .510 .502 0.4 0.0 4 1/7O
Mike Naymick 21 2 3 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .467 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 /1
Frankie Pytlak 30 63 210 -5 1 0 2 2 -1 -0.1 8 6 0.6 .498 .499 0.4 0.4 4 $11,500 2
Luke Sewell 38 16 25 -2 0 0 0 0 -2 -0.2 1 -1 -0.1 .487 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 $8,000 Free Agency 2/3
Jim Shilling 25 31 107 -3 0 0 -1 1 -2 -0.2 4 2 0.2 .494 .499 0.3 0.0 3 $3,000 4/6
Moose Solters 33 41 111 -1 0 0 -2 -1 -4 -0.4 4 0 0.0 .491 .498 0.2 -0.3 2 Traded O7/9
Floyd Stromme 22 5 3 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .504 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $3,600 /1
Lefty Sullivan* 22 7 3 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .491 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 /1
Hal Trosky* 26 122 512 37 -1 0 7 -6 38 3.5 18 56 5.2 .529 .521 4.5 0.2 49 $17,500 *3
Roy Weatherly* 24 95 344 -2 1 0 -4 -3 -8 -0.8 12 4 0.4 .492 .495 0.8 -0.6 8 Amateur Free Agent O789
Skeeter Webb 29 81 293 -13 -0 0 -6 5 -14 -1.3 10 -4 -0.3 .484 .492 0.2 -0.1 2 $5,000 Free Agency 6
Bill Zuber 26 16 5 -0 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .502 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
Team Total 26.8 1759 6006 -26 -2 0 -7 57 22 2.1 196 218 20.6 .501 .502 20.8 -0.0 226 $141,600
Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Pitchers

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired
Johnny Allen 34 175.0 28 26 96 4.94 5.01 -0.05 0.00 97.3 4.92 -2 -0.2 1.0 -0.1 1.4 20 .493 .499 $19,000 Traded
Johnny Broaca 29 46.0 22 2 39 7.63 5.34 -0.05 0.00 96.3 5.19 -13 -1.2 1.0 -0.0 -0.7 -7 .448 .493 Purchased
Joe Dobson 22 78.0 35 3 56 6.46 5.47 -0.05 0.00 97.4 5.37 -10 -0.9 1.0 -0.1 -0.2 -0 .474 .494 $1,800 Unknown
Tom Drake 26 15.0 8 1 18 10.80 5.52 -0.06 0.00 91.9 5.12 -10 -0.8 1.0 -0.0 -0.7 -8 .398 .495
Harry Eisenstat* 23 103.2 26 11 45 3.91 5.18 -0.05 0.00 97.9 5.12 13 1.2 1.0 -0.1 2.2 26 .548 .508 Traded
Bob Feller 20 296.2 39 35 105 3.19 5.35 -0.04 0.00 97.2 5.23 65 6.6 1.0 -0.2 9.3 102 .669 .541 $20,000 Amateur Free Agent
Mel Harder 29 208.0 29 26 89 3.85 5.35 -0.05 0.00 95.4 5.15 28 2.8 1.0 -0.1 4.7 54 .595 .517 Free Agency
Willis Hudlin 33 143.0 27 20 85 5.35 5.22 -0.05 0.00 96.3 5.08 -6 -0.5 1.0 -0.1 0.8 12 .481 .497
Johnny Humphries 24 28.1 15 1 30 9.53 5.16 -0.05 0.00 95.2 4.96 -15 -1.3 1.0 -0.0 -1.0 -11 .416 .492 $8,500
Al Milnar* 25 209.0 37 26 96 4.13 5.38 -0.05 0.00 96.1 5.22 23 2.2 1.0 -0.1 4.2 49 .560 .514
Mike Naymick 21 4.2 2 1 1 1.93 5.24 -0.04 0.00 110.2 5.81 2 0.2 1.0 -0.0 0.2 3 .597 .501
Floyd Stromme 22 13.0 5 0 8 5.54 5.21 -0.05 0.00 102.1 5.37 -0 -0.0 1.0 -0.0 0.1 1 .493 .500 $3,600
Lefty Sullivan* 22 12.2 7 1 8 5.68 5.40 -0.04 0.00 92.9 5.05 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.0 0.0 1 .487 .499
Bill Zuber 26 31.2 16 1 24 6.82 5.23 -0.05 0.00 97.0 5.12 -6 -0.6 1.0 -0.0 -0.3 -2 .465 .496
Team Total 26.3 1364.2 296 154 700 4.62 5.28 -0.05 0.00 96.7 5.15 68 7.5 1.0 -0.9 20.2 239 .525 .507 $52,900
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1938 / 1940 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics