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1964 Cleveland Indians

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1963 / 1965

79-83, Finished 6th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: George Strickland (33-39) and Birdie Tebbetts (46-44)
GM: Gabe Paul
Scored 689 runs, Allowed 693 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 81-81

Ballparks: Cleveland Stadium · Attendance: 653,293 (8th of 10)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 100, Pitching - 100 · one-year: Batting - 105, Pitching - 105

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1963 / 1965 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from October 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 14, 1963

Released Early Wynn.

November 18, 1963

Signed Wally Post as a free agent.

December 2, 1963

Drafted George Culver from the New York Yankees in the 1963 first-year draft.

Traded a player to be named later and Barry Latman to the Los Angeles Angels. Received Leon Wagner. The Cleveland Indians sent Joe Adcock (December 6, 1963) to the Los Angeles Angels to complete the trade.

December 4, 1963

Traded Willie Kirkland to the Baltimore Orioles. Received Al Smith and $25,000.

December 14, 1963

Sent Bob Allen to the Pittsburgh Pirates as part of a conditional deal.

December 19, 1963

Sold Walt Bond to the Houston Colt .45's.

1964

Signed Frank Baker as an amateur free agent.

Signed Bill Davis as an amateur free agent.

Signed Ralph Gagliano as an amateur free agent.

Signed Mike Hedlund as an amateur free agent.

Signed Dave Nelson as an amateur free agent.

Signed Jim Rittwage as an amateur free agent.

Signed Richie Scheinblum as an amateur free agent.

Ruben Gomez sent to Monterrey (Mexican) in an unknown transaction.

Mike Cuellar obtained by Jacksonville (International) as part of a minor league working agreement.

April, 1964

Received Bob Allen from the Pittsburgh Pirates as part of a conditional deal.

April 1, 1964 (Standings)

Traded a player to be named later to the Milwaukee Braves. Received Chico Salmon. The Cleveland Indians sent Mike de la Hoz (April 1, 1964) to the Milwaukee Braves to complete the trade.

April 22, 1964 (Standings)

Signed Gene Conley as a free agent.

May 16, 1964 (Standings)

Released Wally Post.

May 20, 1964 (Standings)

Jose Arcia sent to the St. Louis Cardinals in an unknown transaction.

June 1, 1964 (Standings)

Released Gene Conley.

June 11, 1964 (Standings)

As part of a 3-team trade, traded Jerry Kindall to the Minnesota Twins. Received Billy Moran from the Los Angeles Angels. In addition, the Los Angeles Angels sent Frank Kostro to the Minnesota Twins; and the Minnesota Twins sent Lenny Green and Vic Power to the Los Angeles Angels.

June 15, 1964 (Standings)

Traded Mudcat Grant to the Minnesota Twins. Received George Banks and Lee Stange.

June 18, 1964 (Standings)

Sold Hal Jones to Toronto (International).

August 5, 1964 (Standings)

Released Al Smith.

August 11, 1964 (Standings)

Signed Fran Healy as an amateur free agent.

September 5, 1964 (Standings)

Traded Pedro Ramos to the New York Yankees. Received players to be named later and $75,000. The New York Yankees sent Ralph Terry (October 21, 1964) and Bud Daley (November 27, 1964) to the Cleveland Indians to complete the trade.

October 5, 1964 (Standings)

Purchased Vicente Romo from Mexico City Tigers (Mexican).

December 1, 1964

Traded Bob Chance and Woodie Held to the Washington Senators. Received Chuck Hinton.

December 15, 1964

Sold Tito Francona to the St. Louis Cardinals.

1965

Signed Gary Boyd as an amateur free agent.

Sold Ron Nischwitz to the Detroit Tigers.

January 20, 1965

As part of a 3-team trade, traded Tommie Agee, Tommy John and John Romano to the Chicago White Sox. Received Cam Carreon from the Chicago White Sox and Rocky Colavito from the Kansas City Athletics. In addition, the Chicago White Sox sent a player to be named later, Mike Hershberger and Jim Landis to the Kansas City Athletics. The Chicago White Sox sent Fred Talbot (February 10, 1965) to the Kansas City Athletics to complete the trade.

January 30, 1965

Signed Oscar Zamora as an amateur free agent.

February 5, 1965

Purchased Bubba Morton from the Milwaukee Braves.

February 15, 1965

Selected Bill Edgerton off waivers from the Kansas City Athletics.

March 30, 1965

Purchased Stan Williams from the New York Yankees.

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1963 / 1965 Trades and Transactions