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1958 Cleveland Indians

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1957 / 1959

77-76, Finished 4th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bobby Bragan (31-36) and Joe Gordon (46-40)
GM: Frank Lane
Scored 694 runs, Allowed 635 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 83-70

Ballparks: Cleveland Stadium · Attendance: 663,805 (7th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 99, Pitching - 98 · one-year: Batting - 96, Pitching - 95

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1957 / 1959 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
Earl Averill 26 R R 5' 10" 185 Sep 9, 1931 2 17 17 17 17 0 0 0 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Bobby Avila 34 R R 5' 10" 175 Apr 2, 1924 10 113 96 113 102 0 0 0 82 33 0 0 0 0 0 15 1 1.0 $20,000
Gary Bell 21 R R 6' 1" 196 Nov 17, 1936 1st 33 23 33 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.9
Dick Brodowski 25 R R 6' 1" 182 Jul 26, 1932 5 5 0 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5
Dick Brown 23 R R 6' 2" 176 Jan 17, 1935 2 68 46 68 62 0 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0.2
Chico Carrasquel 32 R R 6' 0" 170 Jan 23, 1926 9 49 40 49 44 0 0 0 0 14 32 0 0 0 0 5 0 -1.0
Chuck Churn 28 R R 6' 3" 205 Feb 1, 1930 2 6 0 6 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Rocky Colavito 24 R R 6' 3" 190 Aug 10, 1933 4 143 136 143 138 1 0 11 0 0 0 1 0 129 129 7 0 6.0
Jim Constable 25 B L 6' 1" 185 Jun 14, 1933 3 6 2 6 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5
Larry Doby HOF 34 L R 6' 1" 180 Dec 13, 1923 12 89 64 89 68 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 60 1 68 23 1 1.5 $22,000
Don Ferrarese 29 R L 5' 9" 170 Jun 19, 1929 4 28 10 28 28 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Mike Garcia 34 R R 6' 1" 195 Nov 17, 1923 11 6 1 6 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7
Gary Geiger 21 L R 6' 0" 168 Apr 4, 1937 1st 91 42 91 55 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 45 7 53 36 5 0.9
Rod Graber 28 L L 5' 11" 175 Jun 20, 1930 1st 4 2 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 -0.1
Mudcat Grant 22 R R 6' 1" 186 Aug 13, 1935 1st 54 28 54 44 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 1.0
Carroll Hardy 25 R R 6' 0" 185 May 18, 1933 1st 27 11 27 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 1 17 8 6 0.3
Billy Harrell 29 R R 6' 1" 180 Jul 18, 1928 3 102 57 102 92 0 0 0 7 47 45 0 0 1 1 12 10 0.9
Fred Hatfield 33 L R 6' 1" 171 Mar 18, 1925 9 3 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.3
Woodie Held 26 R R 5' 10" 167 Mar 25, 1932 3 67 39 67 59 0 0 0 0 4 14 7 37 0 43 10 6 -0.2
Billy Hunter 30 R R 6' 0" 180 Jun 4, 1928 6 76 56 76 76 0 0 0 0 2 75 0 0 0 0 1 5 -0.1
Randy Jackson 32 R R 6' 1" 180 Feb 10, 1926 9 29 22 29 24 0 0 0 0 24 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0.3
Bob Kelly 30 R R 6' 0" 180 Oct 4, 1927 4 13 3 13 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Bob Lemon HOF 37 L R 6' 0" 180 Sep 22, 1920 15 15 1 15 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0.0 $35,000
Roger Maris 23 L R 6' 0" 197 Sep 10, 1934 2 51 44 51 47 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 23 47 6 0 0.4
Morrie Martin 35 L L 6' 0" 173 Sep 3, 1922 9 14 0 14 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4
Cal McLish 32 B R 6' 0" 179 Dec 1, 1925 9 39 30 39 39 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.2
Minnie Minoso 32 R R 5' 10" 175 Nov 29, 1925 9 149 145 149 147 0 0 0 0 1 0 147 0 0 147 3 0 4.9 $40,000
Billy Moran 24 R R 5' 11" 185 Nov 27, 1933 1st 115 73 115 108 0 0 0 74 0 39 0 0 0 0 6 13 -0.6
Don Mossi 29 L L 6' 1" 195 Jan 11, 1929 5 43 5 43 43 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Hal Naragon 29 L R 6' 0" 160 Oct 1, 1928 6 9 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0.1
Ray Narleski 29 R R 6' 1" 175 Nov 25, 1928 5 44 24 44 44 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.7 All-Star
Russ Nixon 23 L R 6' 1" 195 Feb 19, 1935 2 113 93 113 101 0 101 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 1.4
Jay Porter 25 R R 6' 2" 180 Jan 17, 1933 5 40 19 40 25 0 20 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 -0.0
Vic Power 30 R R 6' 0" 186 Nov 1, 1927 5 93 92 93 93 0 0 41 27 42 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.2
Larry Raines 28 R R 5' 10" 165 Mar 9, 1930 2 7 2 7 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 -0.3
Steve Ridzik 29 R R 5' 11" 170 Apr 29, 1929 8 6 0 6 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5
Herb Score 25 L L 6' 2" 185 Jun 7, 1933 4 12 5 12 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4
Dick Tomanek 27 L L 6' 1" 175 Jan 6, 1931 4 20 6 20 18 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 -0.3
Mickey Vernon 40 L L 6' 2" 170 Apr 22, 1918 18 119 87 119 96 0 0 96 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 0 1.2 All-Star
Preston Ward 30 L R 6' 4" 190 Jul 24, 1927 8 48 32 48 40 0 0 21 0 24 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 0.9
Vic Wertz 33 L R 6' 0" 186 Feb 9, 1925 12 25 7 25 8 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 0.3
Hoyt Wilhelm HOF 35 R R 6' 0" 190 Jul 26, 1922 7 30 6 30 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.8 $16,000
Hal Woodeshick 25 R L 6' 3" 200 Aug 24, 1932 2 14 9 14 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5
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.

1957 / 1959 Roster (40-man)