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1961 Cleveland Indians

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1960 / 1962

78-83, Finished 5th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jimmy Dykes (77-83) and Mel Harder (1-0)
GM: Gabe Paul, Farm Dir: Hoot Evers
Scored 737 runs, Allowed 752 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-82

Ballparks: Cleveland Stadium · Attendance: 725,547 (7th of 10)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 97, Pitching - 97 · one-year: Batting - 96, Pitching - 96

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1960 / 1962 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
Bob Allen 23 L L 6' 2" 175 Oct 23, 1937 1st 48 0 48 48 48 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Johnny Antonelli 31 L L 6' 1" 185 Apr 12, 1930 12 12 7 12 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -0.8
Ken Aspromonte 29 R R 6' 0" 180 Sep 22, 1931 5 22 14 22 21 0 0 0 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.1
Gary Bell 24 R R 6' 1" 196 Nov 17, 1936 4 34 34 34 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.2
Walt Bond 23 L R 6' 7" 228 Oct 19, 1937 2 38 7 38 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 12 26 0 -0.1
Ty Cline 22 L L 6' 0" 170 Jun 15, 1939 2 12 11 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 1 12 0 1 -0.3
Bill Dailey 26 R R 6' 3" 185 Mar 13, 1935 1st 12 0 12 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5
Mike de la Hoz 22 R R 5' 11" 175 Oct 2, 1938 2 61 38 61 50 0 0 0 17 16 17 0 0 0 0 16 0 0.1
Don Dillard 24 L R 6' 1" 200 Jan 8, 1937 3 74 24 74 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 24 1 39 40 3 0.6
Chuck Essegian 29 R R 5' 11" 200 Aug 9, 1931 4 60 40 60 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 19 16 49 19 1 0.4
Tito Francona 27 L L 5' 11" 190 Nov 4, 1933 6 155 147 155 150 0 0 14 0 0 0 138 0 0 138 8 0 3.2 All-Star
Frank Funk 25 R R 6' 0" 175 Aug 30, 1935 2 56 0 56 56 56 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.8
Mudcat Grant 25 R R 6' 1" 186 Aug 13, 1935 4 48 35 48 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 2.5
Bob Hale 27 L L 5' 10" 195 Nov 7, 1933 7 42 0 42 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 40 0 -0.4
Steve Hamilton 26 L L 6' 6" 190 Nov 30, 1934 1st 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Wynn Hawkins 25 R R 6' 3" 195 Feb 20, 1936 2 30 21 30 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Woodie Held 29 R R 5' 10" 167 Mar 25, 1932 6 146 143 146 144 0 0 0 0 0 144 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.9
Russ Heman 28 R R 6' 4" 200 Feb 10, 1933 1st 6 0 6 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Hal Jones 25 R R 6' 2" 194 Apr 9, 1936 1st 12 9 12 10 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 -0.4
Willie Kirkland 27 L R 6' 1" 206 Feb 17, 1934 4 146 130 146 138 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 138 138 15 0 2.8
Jack Kubiszyn 24 R R 5' 11" 170 Dec 19, 1936 1st 25 9 25 16 0 0 0 2 8 7 0 0 0 0 7 4 -0.1
Barry Latman 25 R R 6' 3" 210 May 21, 1936 5 45 18 45 45 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.3 All-Star
Bobby Locke 27 R R 5' 11" 185 Mar 3, 1934 3 37 4 37 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Al Luplow 22 L R 5' 10" 175 Mar 13, 1939 1st 5 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 5 0 0 -0.3
Sam McDowell 18 L L 6' 5" 190 Sep 21, 1942 1st 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4
Joe Morgan 30 L R 5' 10" 170 Nov 19, 1930 3 4 2 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 -0.1
Bob Nieman 34 R R 5' 11" 195 Jan 26, 1927 11 39 11 39 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 5 12 28 0 0.7
Jim Perry 25 B R 6' 4" 190 Oct 30, 1935 3 35 35 35 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 All-Star
Bubba Phillips 33 R R 5' 9" 180 Feb 24, 1928 7 143 143 143 143 0 0 0 0 143 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Jim Piersall 31 R R 6' 0" 175 Nov 14, 1929 11 121 119 121 120 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 120 0 120 1 0 4.8
Vic Power 33 R R 6' 0" 186 Nov 1, 1927 8 147 146 147 147 0 0 141 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.8
John Romano 26 R R 5' 11" 205 Aug 23, 1934 4 142 140 142 141 0 141 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.6 All-Star
Joe Schaffernoth 23 R R 6' 4" 195 Aug 6, 1937 3 15 0 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Dick Stigman 25 R L 6' 3" 200 Jan 24, 1936 2 22 6 22 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 $8,000
Johnny Temple 33 R R 5' 11" 175 Aug 8, 1927 10 129 129 129 129 0 0 0 129 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0 All-Star
Valmy Thomas 35 R R 5' 9" 165 Oct 21, 1925 5 27 21 27 27 0 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -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.

1960 / 1962 Roster (40-man)