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1973 Cleveland Indians

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1972 / 1974

71-91, Finished 6th in AL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Ken Aspromonte (71-91)
GM: Phil Seghi (Promoted Jan. 1973), Scouting Dir: Bob Quinn Sr.
Scored 680 runs, Allowed 826 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 67-95

Ballparks: Cleveland Stadium · Attendance: 615,107 (12th of 12)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 102, Pitching - 103 · one-year: Batting - 98, Pitching - 100

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1972 / 1974 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 DH PH PR WAR Salary
Alan Ashby 21 B R 6' 2" 185 Jul 8, 1951 1st 11 8 11 11 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Buddy Bell 21 R R 6' 1" 180 Aug 27, 1951 2 156 154 156 156 0 0 0 0 154 0 0 1 1 2 0 2 0 4.2 All-Star
Dick Bosman 29 R R 6' 2" 195 Feb 17, 1944 8 22 17 0 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.1 $45,000
Jack Brohamer 23 L R 5' 10" 165 Feb 26, 1950 2 102 87 102 98 0 0 0 98 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 -0.6
Leo Cardenas 34 R R 5' 11" 150 Dec 17, 1938 14 72 59 72 72 0 0 0 0 5 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.2 $46,000
Chris Chambliss 24 L R 6' 1" 195 Dec 26, 1948 3 155 151 155 154 0 0 154 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.6
Frank Duffy 26 R R 6' 1" 180 Oct 14, 1946 4 116 106 116 115 0 0 0 0 0 115 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3.0 $19,000
Dave Duncan 27 R R 6' 2" 190 Sep 26, 1945 8 95 93 95 86 0 86 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0.6 $45,000
Steve Dunning 24 R R 6' 2" 205 May 15, 1949 4 4 3 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3 $21,000
John Ellis 24 R R 6' 2" 225 Aug 21, 1948 5 127 112 127 84 0 72 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 38 15 0 1.3 $16,000
Ed Farmer 23 R R 6' 5" 200 Oct 18, 1949 3 16 0 0 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Ted Ford 26 R R 5' 10" 180 Feb 7, 1947 4 11 9 11 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 7 13 0 1 0 -0.8
Oscar Gamble 23 L R 5' 11" 160 Dec 20, 1949 5 113 99 113 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 35 38 70 13 0 2.1 $19,500
George Hendrick 23 R R 6' 3" 195 Oct 18, 1949 3 113 110 113 110 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 107 3 110 0 3 0 1.0 $15,000
Tom Hilgendorf 31 B L 6' 1" 187 Mar 10, 1942 4 48 1 0 48 48 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.9 $15,500
Mike Jackson 27 L L 6' 3" 190 Mar 27, 1946 4 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Jerry Johnson 29 R R 6' 3" 200 Dec 3, 1943 6 39 1 0 39 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -2.0 $31,000
Mike Kekich 28 R L 6' 1" 196 Apr 2, 1945 7 19 6 3 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 -1.1 $30,000
Jerry Kenney 28 L R 6' 1" 170 Jun 30, 1945 6 5 4 5 5 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 $34,000
Mike Kilkenny 28 R L 6' 3" 175 Apr 11, 1945 5 5 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3 $24,000
Ray Lamb 28 R R 6' 1" 170 Dec 23, 1944 5 32 1 0 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5
Ron Lolich 26 R R 6' 1" 185 Sep 19, 1946 3 61 30 61 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 28 33 12 25 1 -0.6
John Lowenstein 26 L R 6' 0" 175 Jan 27, 1947 4 98 74 98 83 0 0 3 26 9 0 12 4 37 53 4 22 1 0.9
Steve Mingori 29 L L 5' 10" 165 Feb 29, 1944 4 5 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Gaylord Perry HOF 34 R R 6' 4" 205 Sep 15, 1938 12 41 41 0 41 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.9 $100,000
Tom Ragland 27 R R 5' 10" 155 Jun 16, 1946 3 67 50 67 67 0 0 0 65 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 -0.3 $10,200
Ken Sanders 31 R R 5' 11" 168 Jul 8, 1941 7 15 0 0 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.5
Tommy Smith 24 L R 6' 4" 210 Aug 1, 1948 1st 14 11 14 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 12 1 14 0 0 1 -0.1
Charlie Spikes 22 R R 6' 3" 215 Jan 23, 1951 2 140 135 140 111 0 0 0 0 0 0 91 0 22 113 26 4 0 0.2 $9,000
Brent Strom 24 R L 6' 3" 189 Oct 14, 1948 2 27 18 0 27 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Dick Tidrow 26 R R 6' 4" 210 May 14, 1947 2 42 40 0 42 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.5
Tom Timmermann 33 R R 6' 4" 215 May 12, 1940 5 29 15 0 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4
Rusty Torres 24 B R 5' 10" 175 Sep 30, 1948 3 122 86 122 114 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 38 75 114 1 9 2 -0.9 $16,000
Milt Wilcox 23 R R 6' 2" 185 Apr 20, 1950 4 27 19 1 26 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -0.6 $16,000
Walt Williams 29 R R 5' 6" 165 Dec 19, 1943 8 104 80 104 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 61 0 1 62 26 22 0 1.1 $26,000
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH 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.

1972 / 1974 Roster (40-man)