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1953 CLEVELAND INDIANS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  
Team Record:  92-62   .597
Result:   2nd in American League
Manager(s):  Al Lopez
General Manager:   Hank Greenberg
Stadium:  Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance:  1,069,176
Playoffs: Season in progress

Cleveland Indians affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Luke Easter (37)
Youngest Player:  Dick Tomanek (22)
Longest Tenure:  Bob Feller (15)
Top Hitter:  Al Rosen (1)
Top Pitcher:  Mike Garcia (3)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  85.19%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees9952.656--
Cleveland9262.5978.5
Chi White Sox8965.57811.5
Boston8469.54916.0
Washington7676.50023.5
Detroit6094.39040.5
Philadelphia5995.38341.5
St. Louis54100.35146.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
7Al Rosen3b129-MLB155599115201275431458785484019.336.000.6131000367--
1Bobby Avila2b2029-MLB14155985160223855108582721418.286.000.3790212--
6,14Larry Dobyof729-MLB14951392135185291023296121627.263.000.4870250--
3Dale Mitchellof3631-MLB1345007615026413603142200011.300.000.4460223--
2George Stricklandss-2b4927-MLB123419431191745470051520124.284.000.3790159--
6,14Bill Glynn1b3727-MLB147411601001423301344655145.243.000.3090127--
4Jim Heganc-32-MLB1122993765101937122541148.217.000.3480104--
35Harry Simpsonof-1b-27-MLB82242255531722001827136.227.000.335081--
31Wally Westlakeof-32-MLB82218427271946203529246.330.000.4950108--
9Luke Easter1b6137-MLB682112664907310215354013.303.000.445094--
33Bob Kennedyof-3b-32-MLB100161223850322021911107.236.000.323052--
32Al Smithof-3b-25-MLB47150283690314202025300.240.000.360054--
21Bob Lemonp-32-MLB5111212269121720720061.232.000.384043--
8Ray Boone3b-ss829-MLB34112212712421122421033.241.000.393044--
15Joe Ginsbergc-26-MLB4610910314001000144134.284.000.321035--
18Joe Tiptonc-31-MLB47109172520613001913307.229.000.413045--
25Mike Garciap-29-MLB3896824500500315062.250.000.302029--
24Early Wynnp-33-MLB379111252031000717060.275.000.396036--
8Owen Friend2b-26-MLB34687162021300516002.235.000.353024--
22,51Dave Hoskinsp-27-MLB38581015201900311111.259.000.345020--
19Bob Fellerp-34-MLB255636100100623080.107.000.12507--
5Hank Majeski3b-36-MLB5050615102120038111.300.000.440022--
17Jim Lemonof-25-MLB164658101500315000.174.000.261012--
11,29,41Art Houttemanp-25-MLB23343510000015020.147.000.17606--
32Barney McCoskyof-36-MLB22213430030014000.190.000.33307--
26Bob Hooperp-31-MLB43120100000010000.083.000.08301--
20Bob Chakalesp-25-MLB770200000001000.286.000.28602--
16Hank Foilesc-24-MLB772100000011000.143.000.14301--
28Dick Tomanekp-22-MLB150000000003000.000.000.00000--
18,27Bill Wightp-31-MLB2050000000002000.000.000.00000--
15Dick Aylwardc-28-MLB430000000001000.000.000.00000--
27Steve Gromekp-33-MLB520000000001010.000.000.00000--
37Dick Weikp-25-MLB101000000000000.000.000.00000--
29Al Aberp-25-MLB600000000020000.000.000.00000--

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
21Bob Lemon432-MLB21153.36413623541286.22831191071611098901.378.880.503.453.081.12--1.51
25Mike Garcia329-MLB1893.25383521330271.2260106981881134301.268.610.602.684.440.60--1.05
24Early Wynn833-MLB17123.93363416120251.223412111019107138501.358.370.683.834.940.78--0.65
19Bob Feller2134-MLB1073.59252510100175.21637870166060111.278.350.823.073.071.00--0.99
22,51Dave Hoskins-27-MLB933.992673091112.2102575093855011.248.150.723.044.390.69--1.08
11,29,41Art Houtteman2025-MLB773.8022136193109.0113564642540101.279.330.332.063.300.63--0.95
26Bob Hooper3131-MLB544.024300026769.150373143816201.276.490.524.932.082.38--1.00
20Bob Chakales-25-MLB022.6773102027.0281382106201.419.330.673.332.001.67--0.84
18,27Bill Wight-31-MLB213.71200006126.229121111614101.699.790.345.404.721.14--1.44
12Lou Brissie-29-MLB007.62160007213.02111112135002.6214.541.389.003.462.60--1.07
27Steve Gromek4733-MLB113.2751002011.01144038001.279.000.002.456.550.38--1.40
28Dick Tomanek-22-MLB102.001110009.0632166001.336.001.006.006.001.00--0.47
29Al Aber-25-MLB117.506000206.0665094002.509.000.0013.506.002.25--4.00
28Ted Wilks-37-MLB007.364000203.2543032002.1812.270.007.364.911.50--1.20
Totals: (34 players)92623.64154154811173151,37313116275561605195862421.488.590.603.403.840.89-- 

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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