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1979 Cleveland Indians

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1978 / 1980

81-80, Finished 6th in AL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jeff Torborg (43-52) and Dave Garcia (38-28)
GM: Phil Seghi, Scouting Dir: Bob Quinn Sr.
Scored 760 runs, Allowed 805 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-85

Ballparks: Cleveland Stadium · Attendance: 1,011,644 (12th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 100, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 106, Pitching - 107

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1978 / 1980 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
Gary Alexander 26 R R 6' 2" 195 Mar 27, 1953 5 110 99 110 93 0 91 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 13 9 0 -0.1
Dell Alston 26 L R 6' 0" 180 Sep 22, 1952 3 54 9 54 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 12 30 7 15 14 0.0
Larry Andersen 26 R R 6' 3" 200 May 6, 1953 3 8 0 0 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Len Barker 23 R R 6' 5" 225 Jul 27, 1955 4 29 19 0 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.1
Bobby Bonds 33 R R 6' 1" 190 Mar 15, 1946 12 146 144 146 117 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 117 117 28 2 0 3.5
Wayne Cage 27 L L 6' 4" 205 Nov 23, 1951 2 29 12 29 7 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 13 1 0.0
David Clyde 24 L L 6' 1" 180 Apr 22, 1955 5 9 8 0 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Ted Cox 24 R R 6' 3" 195 Jan 24, 1955 3 78 48 78 72 0 0 0 4 52 0 16 0 0 16 1 10 0 -0.4
Victor Cruz 21 R R 5' 9" 174 Dec 24, 1957 2 61 0 0 61 61 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.7
Paul Dade 27 R R 6' 1" 185 Dec 7, 1951 5 44 40 44 37 0 0 0 0 2 0 20 0 16 36 5 2 1 -0.0
Bo Diaz 26 R R 5' 11" 185 Mar 23, 1953 3 15 11 15 15 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Wayne Garland 28 R R 6' 0" 195 Oct 26, 1950 7 18 14 1 18 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7 $200,000
Mike Hargrove 29 L L 6' 0" 195 Oct 26, 1949 6 100 90 100 92 0 0 28 0 0 0 65 0 0 65 6 6 0 2.9
Toby Harrah 30 R R 6' 0" 175 Oct 26, 1948 10 149 148 149 141 0 0 0 0 127 33 0 0 0 0 9 1 0 3.4
Ron Hassey 26 L R 6' 2" 200 Feb 27, 1953 2 75 64 75 70 0 68 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 0 0.7
Don Hood 29 L L 6' 2" 180 Oct 16, 1949 7 13 0 0 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6
Cliff Johnson 31 R R 6' 4" 215 Jul 22, 1947 8 72 62 72 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 63 10 0 1.2
Duane Kuiper 29 L R 6' 0" 175 Jun 19, 1950 6 140 137 140 140 0 0 0 140 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0 $67,500
Rick Manning 24 L R 6' 1" 180 Sep 2, 1954 5 144 140 144 141 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 141 0 141 1 4 0 1.0
Sid Monge 28 B L 6' 2" 185 Apr 11, 1951 5 76 0 1 76 76 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.7 All-Star
Jim Norris 30 L L 5' 10" 175 Dec 20, 1948 3 124 87 124 93 0 0 0 0 0 0 47 23 28 98 13 25 2 0.6 $55,000
Mike Paxton 25 R R 5' 11" 190 Sep 3, 1953 3 33 24 0 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.0
Ron Pruitt 27 R R 6' 0" 185 Oct 21, 1951 5 64 38 64 40 0 11 0 0 3 0 19 0 11 30 14 23 0 0.3
Paul Reuschel 32 R R 6' 4" 225 Jan 12, 1947 5 17 1 0 17 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.0
Dave Rosello 29 R R 5' 11" 160 Jun 26, 1950 7 59 29 59 56 0 0 0 33 14 11 0 0 0 0 1 4 8 0.5
Horace Speed 27 R R 6' 1" 180 Oct 4, 1951 3 26 2 26 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 3 3 16 4 0 14 -0.1
Dan Spillner 27 R R 6' 1" 190 Nov 27, 1951 6 49 13 0 49 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.1 $80,000
Andre Thornton 29 R R 6' 3" 200 Aug 13, 1949 7 143 143 143 130 0 0 130 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 0 2.7
Tom Veryzer 26 R R 6' 1" 175 Feb 11, 1953 7 149 146 149 148 0 0 0 0 0 148 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.1
Rick Waits 27 L L 6' 3" 194 May 15, 1952 6 34 34 0 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.9
Sandy Wihtol 24 R R 6' 1" 195 Jun 1, 1955 1st 5 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Eric Wilkins 22 R R 6' 1" 190 Dec 9, 1956 1st 16 14 0 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5
Rick Wise 33 R R 6' 1" 180 Sep 13, 1945 15 34 34 0 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.2
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.

1978 / 1980 Roster (40-man)