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1960 Cleveland Indians

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1959 / 1961

76-78, Finished 4th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Joe Gordon (49-46), Jo-Jo White (1-0) and Jimmy Dykes (26-32)
GM: Frank Lane (Resigned 1/3/1961)
Scored 667 runs, Allowed 693 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 74-80

Ballparks: Cleveland Stadium · Attendance: 950,985 (6th of 8)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 97, Pitching - 97 · one-year: Batting - 98, Pitching - 98

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1959 / 1961 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
Ken Aspromonte 28 R R 6' 0" 180 Sep 22, 1931 4 117 113 117 113 0 0 0 82 35 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 2.5
Gary Bell 23 R R 6' 1" 196 Nov 17, 1936 3 30 23 30 28 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.7 All-Star
Walt Bond 22 L R 6' 7" 228 Oct 19, 1937 1st 40 33 40 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 11 20 36 6 0 0.7
Ted Bowsfield 25 R L 6' 1" 190 Jan 10, 1935 3 11 6 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.8
Rocky Bridges 32 R R 5' 8" 170 Aug 7, 1927 10 10 8 10 10 0 0 0 0 3 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.1
John Briggs 26 R R 5' 10" 175 Jan 24, 1934 5 21 2 21 21 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Ty Cline 21 L L 6' 0" 170 Jun 15, 1939 1st 7 6 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 1 0 0.3
Mike de la Hoz 21 R R 5' 11" 175 Oct 2, 1938 1st 49 43 49 46 0 0 0 0 8 38 0 0 0 0 3 1 -0.1
Steve Demeter 25 R R 5' 9" 185 Jan 27, 1935 2 4 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 -0.2
Don Dillard 23 L R 6' 1" 200 Jan 8, 1937 2 6 1 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 0 -0.1
Hank Foiles 31 R R 6' 0" 195 Jun 10, 1929 7 24 18 24 22 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0.4
Tito Francona 26 L L 5' 11" 190 Nov 4, 1933 5 147 142 147 145 0 0 13 0 0 0 138 0 1 138 4 0 3.5
Frank Funk 24 R R 6' 0" 175 Aug 30, 1935 1st 9 0 9 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.1
Mudcat Grant 24 R R 6' 1" 186 Aug 13, 1935 3 47 19 47 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0.1
Bob Grim 30 R R 6' 1" 175 Mar 8, 1930 7 3 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Bob Hale 26 L L 5' 10" 195 Nov 7, 1933 6 70 0 70 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 70 0 0.2
Carroll Hardy 27 R R 6' 0" 185 May 18, 1933 3 29 4 29 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 9 5 17 1 17 -0.2
Jack Harshman 32 L L 6' 2" 178 Jul 12, 1927 10 15 8 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Wynn Hawkins 24 R R 6' 3" 195 Feb 20, 1936 1st 15 9 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Woodie Held 28 R R 5' 10" 167 Mar 25, 1932 5 109 108 109 109 0 0 0 0 0 109 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.8
Marty Keough 26 L L 6' 0" 180 Apr 14, 1934 5 65 28 65 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 25 16 42 26 4 -0.3
Johnny Klippstein 32 R R 6' 1" 173 Oct 17, 1927 11 49 0 49 49 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.1
Harvey Kuenn 29 R R 6' 2" 187 Dec 4, 1930 9 126 120 126 121 0 0 0 0 6 0 2 2 116 118 5 0 2.3 $40,000 All-Star
Barry Latman 24 R R 6' 3" 210 May 21, 1936 4 31 20 31 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Mike Lee 19 L L 6' 5" 220 May 19, 1941 1st 7 0 7 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Bobby Locke 26 R R 5' 11" 185 Mar 3, 1934 2 35 11 35 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2.0
Carl Mathias 24 B L 5' 11" 195 Jun 13, 1936 1st 7 0 7 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Joe Morgan 29 L R 5' 10" 170 Nov 19, 1930 2 22 11 22 13 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 2 2 9 1 0.5
Don Newcombe 34 L R 6' 4" 220 Jun 14, 1926 10 24 2 24 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0.0
Russ Nixon 25 L R 6' 1" 195 Feb 19, 1935 4 25 21 25 25 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.1
Jim Perry 24 B R 6' 4" 190 Oct 30, 1935 2 42 36 42 41 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2.8
Bubba Phillips 32 R R 5' 9" 180 Feb 24, 1928 6 113 84 113 107 0 0 0 0 85 1 15 3 7 25 4 10 -1.9
Jim Piersall 30 R R 6' 0" 175 Nov 14, 1929 10 138 122 138 134 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 126 2 134 9 0 3.3
Vic Power 32 R R 6' 0" 186 Nov 1, 1927 7 147 147 147 147 0 0 147 0 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 All-Star
John Powers 30 L R 6' 1" 185 Jul 8, 1929 6 8 1 8 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 5 6 1 0.1
John Romano 25 R R 5' 11" 205 Aug 23, 1934 3 109 88 109 100 0 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 2.3
Dick Stigman 24 R L 6' 3" 200 Jan 24, 1936 1st 41 18 41 41 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4 $6,000 All-Star
George Strickland 34 R R 6' 1" 175 Jan 10, 1926 10 32 10 32 28 0 0 0 2 12 14 0 0 0 0 3 1 -0.1
Chuck Tanner 31 L L 6' 0" 185 Jul 4, 1928 6 21 4 21 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 17 0 0.1
Johnny Temple 32 R R 5' 11" 175 Aug 8, 1927 9 98 92 98 92 0 0 0 77 17 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0.2
Carl Thomas 28 R R 6' 5" 245 May 28, 1932 1st 5 0 5 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.2
Bobby Tiefenauer 30 R R 6' 2" 185 Oct 10, 1929 3 6 0 6 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.5
Pete Whisenant 30 R R 6' 2" 190 Dec 14, 1929 7 7 1 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 6 0 -0.1
Red Wilson 31 R R 6' 0" 200 Mar 7, 1929 10 32 27 32 30 0 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 -0.3
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.

1959 / 1961 Roster (40-man)