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1949 Cleveland Indians

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1948 / 1950

89-65, Finished 3rd in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Lou Boudreau (89-65)
Scored 675 runs, Allowed 574 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 88-66

Ballparks: Cleveland Stadium · Attendance: 2,233,771 (2nd of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 98, Pitching - 95 · one-year: Batting - 97, Pitching - 95


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1948 / 1950 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 Jim Hegan 28 152 529 468 54 105 19 5 8 55 1 0 49 89 .224 .298 .338 .635 69 158 12 0 12
2 1B Mickey Vernon* 31 153 659 584 72 170 27 4 18 83 9 7 58 51 .291 .357 .443 .801 113 259 8 2 15
3 2B Joe Gordon 34 148 633 541 74 136 18 3 20 84 5 6 83 33 .251 .355 .407 .762 103 220 20 4 4
4 SS Lou Boudreau 31 134 561 475 53 135 20 3 4 60 0 1 70 10 .284 .381 .364 .745 99 173 19 4 12
5 3B Ken Keltner 32 80 292 246 35 57 9 2 8 30 0 1 38 26 .232 .335 .382 .717 91 94 10 0 8
6 OF Larry Doby* 25 147 650 547 106 153 25 3 24 85 10 9 91 90 .280 .389 .468 .857 128 256 14 7 5
7 OF Bob Kennedy 28 121 470 424 49 117 23 5 9 57 5 5 37 40 .276 .334 .417 .752 100 177 14 0 8
8 OF Dale Mitchell* 27 149 685 640 81 203 16 23 3 56 10 3 43 11 .317 .360 .428 .788 110 274 8 0 2
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 SS Ray Boone 25 86 307 258 39 65 4 4 4 26 0 2 38 17 .252 .352 .345 .697 86 89 11 2 9
10 OF Thurman Tucker* 31 80 217 197 28 48 5 2 0 14 4 2 18 19 .244 .307 .289 .596 60 57 3 0 2
11 3B Johnny Berardino 32 50 134 116 11 23 6 1 0 13 0 1 14 14 .198 .295 .267 .563 51 31 1 2 2
12 OF Allie Clark 26 35 78 74 8 13 4 0 1 9 0 0 4 7 .176 .218 .270 .488 30 20 2 0 0
13 OF Luke Easter* 33 21 54 45 6 10 3 0 0 2 0 1 8 6 .222 .340 .289 .629 68 13 2 0 1
14 3B Al Rosen 25 23 51 44 3 7 2 0 0 5 0 1 7 4 .159 .275 .205 .479 29 9 1 0 0
15 C Mike Tresh 35 38 43 37 4 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 7 .216 .310 .216 .526 41 8 0 0 1
16 OF Hal Peck* 32 33 32 29 1 9 1 0 0 9 0 0 3 3 .310 .375 .345 .720 93 10 0 0 0
17 OF Minnie Minoso 23 9 20 16 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 2 .188 .350 .375 .725 93 6 2 2 0
18 OF Hank Edwards* 30 5 16 15 3 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 .267 .313 .467 .779 107 7 1 0 0
19 2B Bobby Avila 25 31 15 14 3 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 3 .214 .267 .214 .481 29 3 1 0 0
20 OF Milt Nielsen* 24 3 11 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 .111 .273 .111 .384 4 1 0 0 0
21 OF Herman Reich 31 1 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .500 .667 .500 1.167 213 1 0 0 0
22 Fred Marsh 25 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 P Bob Lemon* 28 46 123 108 17 29 6 2 7 19 0 0 10 20 .269 .331 .556 .886 134 60 1 0 5
24 P Bob Feller 30 36 81 72 7 17 2 1 2 10 0 0 2 23 .236 .257 .375 .632 68 27 0 0 7
25 P Early Wynn# 29 35 76 70 3 10 1 0 1 7 0 0 4 10 .143 .189 .200 .389 4 14 4 0 2
26 P Mike Garcia 25 41 62 51 7 12 2 0 1 7 0 0 3 9 .235 .278 .333 .611 63 17 0 0 8
27 P Gene Bearden* 28 32 49 45 3 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 11 .111 .149 .111 .260 -30 5 0 0 2
28 P Al Benton 38 40 42 38 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 11 .132 .154 .132 .285 -24 5 1 0 3
29 P Steve Gromek# 29 27 28 24 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 5 .167 .231 .208 .439 18 5 0 0 2
30 P Satchel Paige 42 31 18 16 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 .063 .167 .063 .229 -38 1 2 0 0
31 P Frank Papish 31 25 13 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .125 .300 .125 .425 15 1 0 0 3
32 P Sam Zoldak* 30 27 8 8 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .375 .375 .375 .750 100 3 0 0 0
Team Totals 29.2 154 5960 5221 675 1358 194 58 112 640 44 40 601 534 .260 .339 .384 .723 93 2004 137 23 113
Rank in 8 AL teams 4 5 4 8 3 4 4 6 7 5 4 6 3 5 3 3
Non-Pitcher Totals 29.2 154 5460 4781 633 1271 182 55 101 594 44 40 573 438 .266 .347 .390 .738 97 1866 129 23 81
Pitcher Totals 29.6 154 500 440 42 87 12 3 11 46 0 0 28 96 .198 .246 .314 .559 49 138 8 0 32
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+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
1 SP Bob Lemon 28 22 10 .688 2.99 37 33 4 22 2 1 279.2 211 101 93 19 137 138 6 0 1 1159 133 1.244 6.8 0.6 4.4 4.4 1.01
2 SP Bob Feller 30 15 14 .517 3.75 36 28 6 15 0 0 211.0 198 104 88 18 84 108 1 1 3 894 106 1.336 8.4 0.8 3.6 4.6 1.29
3 SP Early Wynn 29 11 7 .611 4.15 26 23 2 6 0 0 164.2 186 84 76 8 57 62 1 0 0 724 96 1.476 10.2 0.4 3.1 3.4 1.09
4 SP Gene Bearden* 28 8 8 .500 5.10 32 19 0 5 0 0 127.0 140 77 72 6 92 41 2 0 11 593 78 1.827 9.9 0.4 6.5 2.9 0.45
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+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
5 CL Al Benton 38 9 6 .600 2.12 40 11 18 4 2 10 135.2 116 33 32 7 51 41 1 0 3 548 188 1.231 7.7 0.5 3.4 2.7 0.80
6 RP Mike Garcia 25 14 5 .737 2.36 41 20 10 8 5 2 175.2 154 51 46 6 60 94 2 0 1 718 170 1.218 7.9 0.3 3.1 4.8 1.57
7 RP Steve Gromek 29 4 6 .400 3.33 27 12 5 3 0 0 92.0 86 41 34 8 40 22 2 0 2 390 120 1.370 8.4 0.8 3.9 2.2 0.55
8 RP Satchel Paige 42 4 7 .364 3.04 31 5 19 1 0 5 83.0 70 29 28 4 33 54 1 1 0 348 132 1.241 7.6 0.4 3.6 5.9 1.64
9 RP Sam Zoldak* 30 1 2 .333 4.25 27 0 13 0 0 0 53.0 60 30 25 4 18 11 0 0 1 235 95 1.472 10.2 0.7 3.1 1.9 0.61
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+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
10 Frank Papish* 31 1 0 1.000 3.19 25 3 12 1 0 1 62.0 54 24 22 2 39 23 0 1 0 271 126 1.500 7.8 0.3 5.7 3.3 0.59
Team Totals 30.1 89 65 .578 3.36 154 154 89 65 9 19 1383.2 1275 574 516 82 611 594 16 3 22 5880 119 1.363 8.3 0.5 4.0 3.9 0.97
Rank in 8 AL teams 3 6 1 4 4 2 2 2 1 1 2 1 4
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+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
* - 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
Bobby Avila 25 5 1 0 12 5 7 0 1 1.000 2.40 2B
Gene Bearden 28 32 19 5 52 9 42 1 2 .981 1.59 3 5 63% 46% 1 P
Al Benton 38 40 11 4 21 4 17 0 2 1.000 0.53 2 1 33% 46% 0 P
Johnny Berardino 32 36 28 26 112 38 68 6 7 .946 2.94 3B-2B-SS
Ray Boone 25 76 68 64 393 162 210 21 58 .947 4.89 SS
Lou Boudreau 31 131 129 115 618 253 353 12 95 .981 4.56 SS-3B-1B-2B
Allie Clark 26 18 13 6 16 15 1 0 0 1.000 0.89 OF-1B
Larry Doby 25 147 146 132 371 355 7 9 2 .976 2.46 OF
Luke Easter 33 12 11 6 9 9 0 0 0 1.000 0.75 OF
Hank Edwards 30 5 4 3 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 1.20 OF
Bob Feller 30 36 28 15 32 12 19 1 2 .969 0.86 4 11 73% 46% 2 P
Mike Garcia 25 41 20 8 46 11 34 1 4 .978 1.10 6 8 57% 46% 0 P
Joe Gordon 34 145 145 140 742 297 430 15 123 .980 5.01 2B
Steve Gromek 29 27 12 3 27 8 18 1 0 .963 0.96 1 4 80% 46% 0 P
Jim Hegan 28 152 146 116 731 651 73 7 16 .990 4.76 4 17 27 33 55% 45% 2 C
Ken Keltner 32 69 67 62 200 51 145 4 11 .980 2.84 3B
Bob Kennedy 28 118 110 103 262 203 56 3 8 .989 2.18 OF-3B
Bob Lemon 28 37 33 22 109 34 71 4 5 .963 2.84 9 5 36% 46% 0 P
Minnie Minoso 23 7 6 3 11 11 0 0 0 1.000 1.57 OF
Dale Mitchell 27 149 146 145 349 337 10 2 2 .994 2.33 OF
Milt Nielsen 24 3 3 2 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 OF
Satchel Paige 42 31 5 1 15 5 10 0 0 1.000 0.48 3 1 25% 46% 0 P
Frank Papish 31 25 3 1 15 1 14 0 2 1.000 0.60 1 2 67% 46% 0 P
Hal Peck 32 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50 OF
Herman Reich 31 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 OF
Al Rosen 25 10 9 9 26 10 16 0 1 1.000 2.60 3B
Mike Tresh 35 38 8 2 79 71 8 0 3 1.000 2.08 1 4 5 4 44% 45% 0 C
Thurman Tucker 31 52 43 39 123 119 2 2 0 .984 2.33 OF
Mickey Vernon 31 153 148 147 1607 1438 155 14 168 .991 10.41 1B
Early Wynn 29 26 23 6 47 16 31 0 3 1.000 1.81 3 4 57% 46% 0 P
Sam Zoldak 30 27 0 0 31 12 19 0 1 1.000 1.15 0 0 0 P
Team Totals 29.6 154 1386 1186 6069 4150 1816 103 516 .983 3.61 5 21 32 37 55% 46% 5
Rank in 8 AL teams 1 4 1
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
Bobby Avila 25 31 15 -1 -0 -0 0 0 -2 -0.2 0 -1 -0.1 .495 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 $7,500 Jumped Lgs /4
Gene Bearden* 28 32 49 -9 -0 0 0 5 -4 -0.3 0 -4 -0.3 .489 .498 -0.3 0.0 -4 $18,000 Traded 1
Al Benton 38 40 42 -7 -0 -0 0 5 -3 -0.3 0 -3 -0.3 .493 .498 -0.3 -0.0 -3 $10,000 Purchased 1
Johnny Berardino 32 50 134 -8 -1 1 0 1 -8 -0.8 4 -4 -0.4 .484 .495 -0.4 0.1 -4 $20,000 Traded 5/46
Ray Boone 25 86 307 -4 -1 -1 0 5 -2 -0.2 9 7 0.7 .498 .499 0.7 0.5 7 $5,000 Amateur Free Agent 6
Lou Boudreau 31 134 561 3 -1 -3 10 6 15 1.5 16 32 3.1 .511 .509 2.1 1.6 21 $60,000 Amateur Free Agent 65/34
Allie Clark 26 35 78 -8 0 0 -2 -1 -10 -1.0 2 -8 -0.8 .471 .494 -0.6 -0.3 -6 Traded O9/73
Larry Doby* 25 147 650 22 -1 2 0 -3 20 2.0 19 39 3.8 .514 .512 3.8 -0.3 39 Free Agency *O89
Luke Easter* 33 21 54 -2 0 -0 -2 -1 -5 -0.5 2 -3 -0.3 .478 .497 -0.1 -0.2 -1 Free Agency O9
Hank Edwards* 30 5 16 0 0 -0 0 -0 -0 -0.0 0 0 0.0 .494 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 Amateur Free Agent /O9
Bob Feller 30 36 81 -5 0 0 0 9 5 0.5 0 5 0.5 .513 .503 0.5 0.0 5 $40,000 Amateur Free Agent 1
Mike Garcia 25 41 62 -3 -0 0 0 7 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .508 .502 0.3 -0.0 3 Amateur Free Agent 1
Joe Gordon 34 148 633 3 -1 -1 14 7 23 2.3 18 41 4.1 .516 .514 2.7 2.1 27 Traded *4
Steve Gromek# 29 27 28 -3 0 0 0 3 0 0.1 0 0 0.1 .502 .500 0.1 0.0 0 Amateur Free Agent 1
Jim Hegan 28 152 529 -23 1 -2 2 4 -18 -1.8 15 -2 -0.3 .488 .489 -0.5 0.6 -4 Amateur Free Agent *2
Ken Keltner 32 80 292 -3 -0 -2 4 0 -1 -0.2 8 7 0.7 .498 .499 0.3 0.4 3 Minor Lg Working Ag 5
Bob Kennedy 28 121 470 -2 -1 -1 10 -5 1 0.1 14 15 1.5 .501 .501 0.5 0.5 5 Traded O95/7
Bob Lemon* 28 46 123 4 0 -0 0 13 18 1.7 0 18 1.7 .537 .511 1.7 -0.0 18 $22,500 Amateur Free Agent 1
Fred Marsh 25 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Unknown
Minnie Minoso 23 9 20 -0 -0 -0 0 -0 -1 -0.1 1 -1 -0.1 .487 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1 Amateur Free Agent /O9
Dale Mitchell* 27 149 685 8 0 2 4 -7 7 0.7 19 26 2.5 .505 .504 2.2 -0.3 22 Amateur Free Agent *7O
Milt Nielsen* 24 3 11 -1 -0 0 0 -0 -1 -0.2 0 -1 -0.1 .451 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 Amateur Free Agent /8O
Satchel Paige 42 31 18 -3 -0 -0 0 2 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .494 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 Free Agency 1
Frank Papish 31 25 13 -1 -0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $11,000 Traded 1
Hal Peck* 32 33 32 -0 -0 0 0 -0 0 0.0 1 1 0.1 .500 .500 0.1 -0.0 1 $10,000 Traded /O9
Herman Reich 31 1 3 0 -0 0 0 -0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .496 .500 0.0 0.0 0 Rule 5 Draft /O9
Al Rosen 25 23 51 -4 -1 -0 0 0 -6 -0.6 1 -4 -0.4 .474 .496 -0.4 0.0 -4 Amateur Free Agent 5
Mike Tresh 35 38 43 -3 0 0 1 0 -1 -0.1 1 0 0.0 .497 .499 -0.1 0.1 -1 $14,000 2
Thurman Tucker* 31 80 217 -11 2 1 2 -0 -6 -0.7 6 -0 -0.1 .492 .496 -0.2 0.1 -2 $12,500 Traded O8/7
Mickey Vernon* 31 153 659 9 -3 1 18 -7 18 1.8 19 37 3.7 .512 .511 1.9 1.1 19 Traded *3
Early Wynn# 29 35 76 -10 -0 -0 0 8 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .494 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 Traded 1
Sam Zoldak* 30 27 8 -0 -0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .503 .500 0.1 0.0 1 $14,000 Traded 1
Team Total 29.2 1840 5960 -63 -8 -4 61 55 41 3.8 157 198 19.2 .502 .503 13.1 6.0 137 $244,500
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
Gene Bearden* 28 127.0 32 19 77 5.46 4.70 0.43 0.00 96.3 4.12 -19 -1.8 .9 -0.1 -0.8 -8 .444 .489 $18,000 Traded
Al Benton 38 135.2 40 11 33 2.19 4.91 0.40 0.00 94.5 4.27 31 3.3 2.0 0.5 5.0 42 .583 .521 $10,000 Purchased
Bob Feller 30 211.0 36 28 104 4.44 4.88 0.39 0.00 95.3 4.28 -3 -0.3 2.2 -0.2 1.2 14 .491 .498 $40,000 Amateur Free Agent
Mike Garcia 25 175.2 41 20 51 2.61 4.68 0.38 0.00 96.5 4.15 30 3.2 1.2 -0.1 4.6 45 .578 .520 Amateur Free Agent
Steve Gromek 29 92.0 27 12 41 4.01 4.62 0.42 0.00 95.8 4.03 0 0.0 .6 -0.1 0.7 8 .501 .500 Amateur Free Agent
Bob Lemon 28 279.2 37 33 101 3.25 4.78 0.37 0.00 95.5 4.21 30 3.2 3.4 0.0 5.4 53 .586 .520 $22,500 Amateur Free Agent
Satchel Paige 42 83.0 31 5 29 3.14 4.65 0.37 0.00 96.2 4.12 9 0.9 1.7 0.1 1.7 16 .530 .506 Free Agency
Frank Papish* 31 62.0 25 3 24 3.48 4.63 0.40 0.00 96.8 4.09 4 0.4 .7 -0.1 0.8 9 .517 .503 $11,000 Traded
Early Wynn 29 164.2 26 23 84 4.59 4.80 0.43 0.00 95.7 4.18 -7 -0.7 1.0 -0.1 0.5 6 .472 .496 Traded
Sam Zoldak* 30 53.0 27 0 30 5.09 4.75 0.46 0.00 95.0 4.08 -6 -0.6 .8 -0.0 -0.2 -2 .478 .496 $14,000 Traded
Team Total 30.1 1383.2 322 154 574 3.73 4.76 0.40 0.00 95.7 4.18 70 7.7 1.3 0.0 18.9 183 .524 .506 $115,500
Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1948 / 1950 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics