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1967 Cleveland Indians

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1966 / 1968

75-87, Finished 8th in American League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Joe Adcock (75-87)
GM: Gabe Paul
Scored 559 runs, Allowed 613 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 74-88

Ballparks: Cleveland Stadium · Attendance: 662,980 (10th of 10)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 102, Pitching - 102 · one-year: Batting - 102, Pitching - 103

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1966 / 1968 Trades and Transactions

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

October 12, 1966

Traded Floyd Weaver to the New York Mets. Received Ernie Bowman and Lou Klimchock.

October 13, 1966

Purchased Willie Smith from the California Angels.

October 14, 1966

Released Del Crandall.

October 15, 1966

Purchased Gus Gil from the Cincinnati Reds.

Sold Bob Heffner to the New York Mets.

November 28, 1966

Drafted Billy Wynne from the New York Mets in the 1966 rule 5 draft.

November 29, 1966

Drafted Ed Connolly from the Boston Red Sox in the 1966 minor league draft.

December 20, 1966

Traded Dick Howser to the New York Yankees. Received Gil Downs (minors) and cash.

1967

Purchased Horacio Pina from Puebla (Mexican).

January 4, 1967

Traded Doc Edwards, Jim Landis and Jim Weaver to the Houston Astros. Received Lee Maye and Ken Retzer.

January 28, 1967

Drafted Dick Tidrow in the 4th round of the 1967 amateur draft (January Secondary). Player signed May 13, 1967.

April 10, 1967 (Standings)

Returned Billy Wynne (earlier draft pick) to the New York Mets.

April 25, 1967 (Standings)

Traded Dick Radatz to the Chicago Cubs. Received a player to be named later and cash. The Chicago Cubs sent Bob Raudman (November 21, 1967) to the Cleveland Indians to complete the trade.

May 1, 1967 (Standings)

Sold Jack Kralick to the New York Mets.

May 6, 1967 (Standings)

Purchased Orlando Pena from the Detroit Tigers.

June, 1967 (Standings)

Buddy Booker sent to the New York Mets in an unknown transaction. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

June 4, 1967 (Standings)

Traded Gary Bell to the Boston Red Sox. Received Don Demeter and Tony Horton.

June 6, 1967 (Standings)

Drafted Jack Heidemann in the 1st round (11th pick) of the 1967 amateur draft.

Drafted Mark Ballinger in the 2nd round of the 1967 amateur draft.

Drafted Eddie Leon in the 2nd round of the 1967 amateur draft (June Secondary).

Drafted Lou Camilli in the 3rd round of the 1967 amateur draft (June Secondary).

Drafted Ed Farmer in the 5th round of the 1967 amateur draft. Player signed June 12, 1967.

Drafted Rich Hinton in the 5th round of the 1967 amateur draft (June Secondary), but did not sign the player.

Drafted Vic Correll in the 9th round of the 1967 amateur draft.

Drafted Mike Paul in the 20th round of the 1967 amateur draft. Player signed June 18, 1967.

Drafted Jack Brohamer in the 34th round of the 1967 amateur draft.

July 20, 1967 (Standings)

Purchased Gary Kroll from the Houston Astros.

July 29, 1967 (Standings)

Traded Rocky Colavito to the Chicago White Sox. Received a player to be named later and Jim King. The Chicago White Sox sent Marv Staehle (October 26, 1967) to the Cleveland Indians to complete the trade.

September 4, 1967 (Standings)

Signed Jim Kern as an amateur free agent.

October 11, 1967 (Standings)

Purchased Jake Wood from the Cincinnati Reds.

October 17, 1967

Released Jim King.

November 21, 1967

Traded George Culver, Bob Raudman and Fred Whitfield to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Tommy Harper.

November 28, 1967

Vicente Romo drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1967 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Ken Suarez from the Oakland Athletics in the 1967 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Darrell Sutherland from the New York Mets in the 1967 minor league draft.

Traded Gordy Lund and John O'Donoghue to the Baltimore Orioles. Received Bob Scott (minors), Johnny Scruggs (minors) and Eddie Fisher.

November 29, 1967

Traded Chuck Hinton to the California Angels. Received Jose Cardenal.

1968

Bill Faul received from the Chicago Cubs in an unknown transaction.

Billy Williams sent to the Seattle Pilots in an unknown transaction.

January 27, 1968

Drafted Ray Bare in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 1968 amateur draft (January Secondary), but did not sign the player.

Drafted Rick Sawyer in the 3rd round of the 1968 amateur draft (January Secondary).

March 30, 1968

Traded Bobby Tiefenauer to the Chicago Cubs. Received Rob Gardner.

April 1, 1968

Sold Marv Staehle to the Seattle Pilots.

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1966 / 1968 Trades and Transactions