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Home >> Teams >> MLB Franchises >> American League >> Cleveland Indians >> 1953 Team Capsule

1953 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

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W-L Record: 92-62 .597
Rank: 2nd in American League
Run Differential: 770-627 + 143
Manager(s): Al Lopez
General Manager: Hank Greenberg
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Ballpark: Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 1,069,176 5/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Bill Lobe
Assistant Coach: Tony Cuccinello
Assistant Coach: Red Kress
Pitching Coach: Mel Harder
American League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9952.656--
9262.5978.5
8965.57811.5
8469.54916.0
7676.50023.5
6094.39040.5
5995.38341.5
54100.35146.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
7Al Rosen3B29599115201
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5
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43
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1458785484019.336.422.6131035.277.421.3110.5613.9367688
1Bobby Avila2B2955985160
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3
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8
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55108582721418.286.355.379734.093.200.2900.4769.9212633
6,14Larry DobyOF2951392135
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5
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29
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1023296121627.263.385.487872.224.413.2921.2617.7250617
3Dale MitchellOF3150076150
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4
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13
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603142200011.300.354.446800.146.234.2930.4838.5223542
2George StricklandSS2741943119
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17
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4
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5
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470051520124.284.362.379741.095.217.3151.0283.8159482
6,14Bill Glynn1B2741160100
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301344655145.243.324.309633.066.168.2831.48137.0127474
4Jim HeganC322993765
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1
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37122541148.217.280.348628.130.211.2251.6433.2104329
35Harry SimpsonOF272422555
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22001827136.227.284.335619.107.182.2311.5034.681264
31Wally WestlakeOF322184272
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46203529246.330.427.495922.165.335.3500.8324.2108259
9Luke Easter1B372112664
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310215354013.303.361.445806.142.204.3372.3330.194230
33Bob KennedyOF321612238
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22021911107.236.320.323643.087.193.2380.5853.752181
32Al SmithOF251502836
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14202025300.240.341.360701.120.267.2701.2550.054173
8Ray BooneSS291122127
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21122421033.241.375.393768.152.357.2640.8828.044139
21Bob LemonP321121226
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1720720061.232.277.384661.152.232.2672.8656.043125
15Joe GinsbergC261091031
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001000144134.284.371.321692.037.165.2950.29--35127
18Joe TiptonC311091725
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13001913307.229.359.413772.183.358.2110.6818.245131
25Mike GarciaP2996824
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00500315062.250.273.302575.052.083.2965.00--29105
24Early WynnP33911125
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1000717060.275.327.396723.121.198.3102.4330.336104
8Owen Friend2B2668716
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1300516002.235.288.353641.118.191.2803.2034.02473
22,51Dave HoskinsP27581015
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900311111.259.306.345651.086.138.3043.6758.02063
19Bob FellerP345636
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00100623080.107.194.125319.018.125.1823.83--770
5Hank Majeski2B-3B3650615
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120038111.300.352.440792.140.200.3252.6725.02255
17Jim LemonOF254658
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500315000.174.224.261485.087.152.2335.0046.01249
11,29,41Art HouttemanP253435
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0000015020.147.171.176347.029.059.1725.00--637
32Barney McCosky362134
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0030014000.190.227.333560.143.190.2354.00--722
26Bob HooperP311201
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00000010000.083.154.083237.000.083.0830.00--113
20Bob ChakalesP25702
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00000001000.286.286.286572.000.000.333----27
16Hank FoilesC24721
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00000011000.143.250.143393.000.143.1671.00--18
28Dick TomanekP2250000000003000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
18,27Bill WightP3150000000002000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
15Dick AylwardC2830000000001000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
27Steve GromekP3320000000001010.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
29Al AberP2500000000020000-1.000-1000---0.00--02
37Dick Weik2501000000000000-----------00
Batting Totals18955285770142620129160730332960868235090125.270.345.410755.140.256.2851.1233.021655983
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
21Bob Lemon3221153.3641362354128628311910716110989001.378.870.503.453.070.89
25Mike Garcia291893.243835213302712601069818811343001.258.600.602.684.431.65
24Early Wynn3317123.93363416120251234121110191071385001.358.360.683.824.931.29
19Bob Feller341073.5825251010017516378701660601101.278.340.823.073.071.00
22,51Dave Hoskins27933.9826730911121025750938550101.248.120.723.034.381.45
11,29,41Art Houtteman25773.80221361931091135646425401001.279.330.332.063.301.60
26Bob Hooper31544.044300026769503731438162001.286.520.524.962.090.42
20Bob Chakales25022.67731020272813821062001.419.330.673.332.000.60
18,27Bill Wight31213.67200006126291211116141001.679.670.335.334.670.88
12Lou Brissie29007.6216000721321111121350002.6214.541.389.003.460.38
27Steve Gromek33113.275100201111440380001.279.000.002.456.552.67
28Dick Tomanek22102.0011100096321660001.336.001.006.006.001.00
29Al Aber25117.5060002066650940002.509.000.0013.506.000.44
28Ted Wilks37006.7540002035430320002.0011.250.006.754.500.67
Pitching Totals92623.6429015581117415137313116275569251958624201.338.590.603.403.841.13
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jim HeganC10639942113.9760.00
Joe TiptonC4611418011.0000.00
Joe GinsbergC391301052.9660.00
Hank FoilesC710411.9330.00
Dick AylwardC440001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bill Glynn1B1351036818133.9930.00
Luke Easter1B5644230954.9810.00
Jim Lemon1B26020.7500.00
Harry Simpson1B2120011.0000.00
Al Rosen1B140011.0000.00
George Strickland1B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bobby Avila2B14034644511114.9860.00
Owen Friend2B1932420141.0000.00
Hank Majeski2B1088021.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Al Rosen3B1541743381938.9640.00
Hank Majeski3B713001.0000.00
Al Smith3B20000.0000.00
Owen Friend3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
George StricklandSS12223840017103.9740.00
Ray BooneSS316494824.9520.00
Owen FriendSS8615021.0000.00
Al RosenSS10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Larry DobyOF1463541063.9840.00
Dale MitchellOF125224271.9700.00
Bob KennedyOF89912001.0000.00
Wally WestlakeOF72128352.9630.00
Harry SimpsonOF69118440.9680.00
Al SmithOF3967260.9200.00
Jim LemonOF1120120.9130.00
Bill GlynnOF260001.0000.00
Hank MajeskiOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bob HooperP4369316021.0002.47
Bob LemonP412863174315.9723.30
Mike GarciaP382711439041.0001.76
Early WynnP362511136021.0001.68
Dave HoskinsP26112718011.0002.01
Bob FellerP251751031051.0002.11
Art HouttemanP22109718011.0002.06
Bill WightP202615011.0002.06
Lou BrissieP161302001.0001.38
Bob ChakalesP7272511.8752.33
Al AberP6602001.0003.00
Steve GromekP51110001.0000.82
Ted WilksP430000.0000.00
Dick TomanekP190010.0000.00


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