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1947 Cleveland Indians

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1946 / 1948

80-74, Finished 4th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Lou Boudreau (80-74)
Scored 687 runs, Allowed 588 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 88-66

Ballparks: Cleveland Stadium · Attendance: 1,521,978 (2nd of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 97, Pitching - 94 · one-year: Batting - 96, Pitching - 94


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1946 / 1948 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Gene Bearden 26 L L 6' 3" 198 Sep 5, 1920 1st 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5 $4,500
Heinz Becker 31 B R 6' 2" 200 Aug 26, 1915 4 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 -0.1 $8,500
Don Black 30 R R 6' 0" 185 Jul 20, 1916 5 30 28 30 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4 $7,000
Eddie Bockman 26 R R 5' 9" 175 Jul 26, 1920 2 46 10 46 18 0 0 0 4 12 1 1 0 0 1 24 6 0.3
Lou Boudreau HOF 29 R R 5' 11" 185 Jul 17, 1917 10 150 147 150 148 0 0 0 0 0 148 0 0 0 0 3 0 7.5 $25,000 All-Star
Jack Conway 28 R R 5' 11" 175 Jul 30, 1918 3 34 11 34 29 0 0 0 5 1 24 0 0 0 0 4 5 -0.4
Larry Doby HOF 23 L R 6' 1" 180 Dec 13, 1923 1st 29 1 29 6 0 0 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 24 1 -0.3 $5,000
Cal Dorsett 34 R R 6' 0" 180 Jun 10, 1913 3 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Hank Edwards 28 L L 6' 0" 190 Jan 29, 1919 5 108 96 108 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 47 0 59 100 9 0 1.4
Red Embree 29 R R 6' 0" 165 Aug 30, 1917 6 28 21 28 27 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.9
Bob Feller HOF 28 R R 6' 0" 185 Nov 3, 1918 9 42 37 42 42 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.4 $40,000 All-Star
Les Fleming 31 L L 5' 10" 185 Aug 7, 1915 6 103 75 103 77 0 0 77 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 26 0 1.4
Joe Frazier 24 L R 6' 0" 180 Oct 6, 1922 1st 9 3 9 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 4 1 -0.2
Al Gettel 29 R R 6' 3" 200 Sep 17, 1917 3 34 21 34 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2.1
Joe Gordon HOF 32 R R 5' 10" 180 Feb 18, 1915 8 155 154 155 155 0 0 0 155 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.0 All-Star
Steve Gromek 27 B R 6' 2" 180 Jan 15, 1920 7 30 7 30 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -0.2
Ernest Groth 25 R R 5' 9" 185 May 3, 1922 1st 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Mel Harder 37 R R 6' 1" 195 Oct 15, 1909 20 15 15 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5
Jim Hegan 26 R R 6' 2" 195 Aug 3, 1920 4 135 120 135 133 0 133 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 1.1 All-Star
Ken Keltner 30 R R 6' 0" 190 Oct 31, 1916 10 151 150 151 150 0 0 0 0 150 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.4
Ed Klieman 29 R R 6' 1" 190 Mar 21, 1918 5 58 0 58 58 58 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.2
Bob Kuzava 24 B L 6' 2" 202 May 28, 1923 2 4 4 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Bob Lemon HOF 26 L R 6' 0" 180 Sep 22, 1920 4 47 15 47 39 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 4 5 2.4 $6,000
Lyman Linde 26 R R 5' 11" 185 Sep 30, 1920 1st 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Al Lopez HOF 38 R R 5' 11" 165 Aug 20, 1908 19 61 37 61 57 0 57 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0.0
Felix Mackiewicz 29 R R 6' 2" 195 Nov 20, 1917 6 2 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 -0.2
George Metkovich 26 L L 6' 1" 185 Oct 8, 1920 5 126 111 126 120 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 119 2 119 8 0 1.3
Dale Mitchell 25 L L 6' 1" 195 Aug 23, 1921 2 123 111 123 115 0 0 0 0 0 0 75 50 1 115 9 1 1.6
Hal Peck 30 L L 5' 11" 175 Apr 20, 1917 5 114 94 114 97 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 95 97 15 4 1.6 $7,500
Eddie Robinson 26 L R 6' 2" 210 Dec 15, 1920 3 95 81 95 87 0 0 87 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 1.3
Al Rosen 23 R R 5' 10" 180 Feb 29, 1924 1st 7 1 7 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 4 0 -0.2
Hank Ruszkowski 21 R R 6' 0" 190 Nov 10, 1925 3 23 0 23 16 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0.3
Pat Seerey 24 R R 5' 10" 200 Mar 17, 1923 5 82 53 82 68 0 0 0 0 0 0 53 1 16 68 18 0 -0.7
Ted Sepkowski 23 L R 5' 11" 190 Nov 9, 1923 3 10 0 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 0 -0.1 $4,500
Bryan Stephens 26 R R 6' 4" 175 Jul 14, 1920 1st 31 5 31 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7
Jimmy Wasdell 33 L L 5' 11" 185 May 15, 1914 11 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.0
Les Willis 39 L L 5' 9" 195 Jan 17, 1908 1st 22 2 22 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6
Roger Wolff 36 R R 6' 0" 208 Apr 10, 1911 7 7 2 7 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 $14,000
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1946 / 1948 Roster (40-man)