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1957 Cleveland Indians

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1956 / 1958

76-77, Finished 6th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Kerby Farrell (76-77)
GM: Hank Greenberg
Scored 682 runs, Allowed 722 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 73-80

Ballparks: Cleveland Stadium · Attendance: 722,256 (7th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 100, Pitching - 99 · one-year: Batting - 102, Pitching - 103

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1956 / 1958 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
Hank Aguirre 26 R L 6' 4" 205 Jan 31, 1931 3 10 1 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Bob Alexander 34 R R 6' 2" 205 Aug 7, 1922 2 5 0 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Joe Altobelli 25 L L 6' 0" 185 May 26, 1932 2 84 15 84 63 0 0 57 0 0 0 1 4 2 7 25 15 -0.4
Bobby Avila 33 R R 5' 10" 175 Apr 2, 1924 9 129 118 129 122 0 0 0 107 16 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 1.2 $21,000
Dick Brown 22 R R 6' 2" 176 Jan 17, 1935 1st 34 32 34 33 0 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.2
Jim Busby 30 R R 6' 1" 175 Jan 8, 1927 8 30 19 30 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 25 0 26 5 1 -0.7
Joe Caffie 26 L R 5' 10" 180 Feb 14, 1931 2 32 17 32 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 18 19 10 4 -0.1
Chico Carrasquel 31 R R 6' 0" 170 Jan 23, 1926 8 125 117 125 122 0 0 0 0 0 122 0 0 0 0 3 0 2.2
Rocky Colavito 23 R R 6' 3" 190 Aug 10, 1933 3 134 125 134 130 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 130 130 6 0 3.6
Bud Daley 24 L L 6' 1" 185 Oct 7, 1932 3 34 10 34 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.8
Mike Garcia 33 R R 6' 1" 195 Nov 17, 1923 10 38 27 38 38 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.1
Johnny Gray 30 R R 6' 4" 226 Dec 11, 1926 3 7 3 7 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7
Billy Harrell 28 R R 6' 1" 180 Jul 18, 1928 2 22 13 22 20 0 0 0 1 6 14 0 0 0 0 3 1 -0.1
Jim Hegan 36 R R 6' 2" 195 Aug 3, 1920 14 58 48 58 58 0 58 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.1
Art Houtteman 29 R R 6' 2" 188 Aug 7, 1927 12 3 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
Kenny Kuhn 20 L R 5' 10" 175 Mar 20, 1937 3 40 7 40 17 0 0 0 14 2 1 0 0 0 0 19 9 -0.8
Bob Lemon HOF 36 L R 6' 0" 180 Sep 22, 1920 14 25 17 25 21 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 -0.6 $40,000
Roger Maris 22 L R 6' 0" 197 Sep 10, 1934 1st 116 99 116 112 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 87 7 112 6 3 1.3
Cal McLish 31 B R 6' 0" 179 Dec 1, 1925 8 44 7 44 42 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3.2
Don Mossi 28 L L 6' 1" 195 Jan 11, 1929 4 36 22 36 36 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.3 All-Star
Hal Naragon 28 L R 6' 0" 160 Oct 1, 1928 5 57 28 57 39 0 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 0 -0.2
Ray Narleski 28 R R 6' 1" 175 Nov 25, 1928 4 46 15 46 46 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.6
Russ Nixon 22 L R 6' 1" 195 Feb 19, 1935 1st 62 45 62 57 0 57 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 -0.4
Stan Pitula 26 R R 5' 10" 170 Mar 23, 1931 1st 24 5 24 23 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -0.1
Larry Raines 27 R R 5' 10" 165 Mar 9, 1930 1st 96 55 96 69 0 0 0 10 27 25 8 0 0 8 22 14 0.3
Eddie Robinson 36 L R 6' 2" 210 Dec 15, 1920 13 19 3 19 7 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 -0.0
Herb Score 24 L L 6' 2" 185 Jun 7, 1933 3 5 5 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.4
Al Smith 29 R R 6' 0" 189 Feb 7, 1928 5 135 131 135 134 0 0 0 0 84 0 19 41 5 58 2 1 0.1 $15,000
George Strickland 31 R R 6' 1" 175 Jan 10, 1926 8 89 56 89 88 0 0 0 48 19 23 0 0 0 0 3 0 -0.1
Dick Tomanek 26 L L 6' 1" 175 Jan 6, 1931 3 34 2 34 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.8
Bob Usher 32 R R 6' 1" 180 Mar 1, 1925 6 10 0 10 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 4 5 0 -0.1
Vito Valentinetti 28 R R 6' 0" 195 Sep 16, 1928 3 11 2 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Preston Ward 29 L R 6' 4" 190 Jul 24, 1927 7 10 0 10 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 -0.1
Vic Wertz 32 L R 6' 0" 186 Feb 9, 1925 11 144 138 144 139 0 0 139 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 2.7 All-Star
Hoyt Wilhelm HOF 34 R R 6' 0" 190 Jul 26, 1922 6 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Dick Williams HOF 28 R R 6' 0" 190 May 7, 1929 6 67 49 67 54 0 0 0 0 19 0 17 22 0 37 9 6 -0.0
Gene Woodling 34 L R 5' 9" 195 Aug 16, 1922 12 133 109 133 113 0 0 0 0 0 0 113 0 0 113 24 0 4.5
Early Wynn HOF 37 B R 6' 0" 190 Jan 6, 1920 17 40 37 40 40 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.1 All-Star
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.

1956 / 1958 Roster (40-man)