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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:  -

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
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
7Al Rosen+3b129-MLB155599115201275431458785484019.336.000.613613367--
1Bobby Avila+2b2029-MLB14155985160223855108582721418.286.000.379379212--
6,14Larry Doby+of729-MLB14951392135185291023296121627.263.000.487487250--
3Dale Mitchell+of3631-MLB1345007615026413603142200011.300.000.446446223--
2George Strickland+ss-2b4927-MLB123419431191745470051520124.284.000.379379159--
6,14Bill Glynn+1b3727-MLB147411601001423301344655145.243.000.309309127--
4Jim Hegan+c-32-MLB1122993765101937122541148.217.000.348348104--
35Harry Simpson+of-1b-27-MLB82242255531722001827136.227.000.33533581--
31Wally Westlake+of-32-MLB82218427271946203529246.330.000.495495108--
9Luke Easter+1b6137-MLB682112664907310215354013.303.000.44544594--
33Bob Kennedy+of-3b-32-MLB100161223850322021911107.236.000.32332352--
32Al Smith+of-3b-25-MLB47150283690314202025300.240.000.36036054--
8Ray Boone+3b-ss829-MLB34112212712421122421033.241.000.39339344--
21Bob Lemon+p-32-MLB5111212269121720720061.232.000.38438443--
15Joe Ginsberg+c-26-MLB4610910314001000144134.284.000.32132135--
18Joe Tipton+c-31-MLB47109172520613001913307.229.000.41341345--
25Mike Garcia+p-29-MLB3896824500500315062.250.000.30230229--
24Early Wynn+p-33-MLB379111252031000717060.275.000.39639636--
8Owen Friend+2b-26-MLB34687162021300516002.235.000.35335324--
22,51Dave Hoskins+p-27-MLB38581015201900311111.259.000.34534520--
19Bob Feller+p-34-MLB255636100100623080.107.000.1251257--
5Hank Majeski+3b-36-MLB5050615102120038111.300.000.44044022--
17Jim Lemon+of-25-MLB164658101500315000.174.000.26126112--
11,29,41Art Houtteman+p-25-MLB23343510000015020.147.000.1761766--
32Barney McCosky+of-36-MLB22213430030014000.190.000.3333337--
26Bob Hooper+p-31-MLB43120100000010000.083.000.083831--
20Bob Chakales+p-25-MLB770200000001000.286.000.2862862--
16Hank Foiles+c-24-MLB772100000011000.143.000.1431431--
28Dick Tomanek+p-22-MLB150000000003000.000.000.00000--
18,27Bill Wight+p-31-MLB2050000000002000.000.000.00000--
15Dick Aylward+c-28-MLB430000000001000.000.000.00000--
27Steve Gromek+p-33-MLB520000000001010.000.000.00000--
37Dick Weik+p-25-MLB101000000000000.000.000.00000--
29Al Aber+p-25-MLB600000000020000.000.000.00000--

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
21Bob Lemon+432-MLB21153.36413623541286.2283119107161109890 01.378.880.503.453.081.12--1.51
25Mike Garcia+329-MLB1893.25383521330271.226010698188113430 01.268.610.602.684.440.60--1.05
24Early Wynn+833-MLB17123.93363416120251.22341211101910713850 01.358.370.683.834.940.78--0.65
19Bob Feller+2134-MLB1073.59252510100175.2163787016606010 11.278.350.823.073.071.00--0.99
22,51Dave Hoskins+-27-MLB933.992673091112.210257509385500 11.248.150.723.044.390.69--1.08
11,29,41Art Houtteman+2025-MLB773.8022136193109.011356464254010 01.279.330.332.063.300.63--0.95
26Bob Hooper+3131-MLB544.024300026769.15037314381620 01.276.490.524.932.082.38--1.00
20Bob Chakales+-25-MLB022.6773102027.028138210620 01.419.330.673.332.001.67--0.84
18,27Bill Wight+-31-MLB213.71200006126.22912111161410 01.699.790.345.404.721.14--1.44
12Lou Brissie+-29-MLB007.62160007213.0211111213500 02.6214.541.389.003.462.60--1.07
27Steve Gromek+4733-MLB113.2751002011.0114403800 01.279.000.002.456.550.38--1.40
28Dick Tomanek+-22-MLB102.001110009.063216600 01.336.001.006.006.001.00--0.47
29Al Aber+-25-MLB117.506000206.066509400 02.509.000.0013.506.002.25--4.00
28Ted Wilks+-37-MLB007.364000203.254303200 02.1812.270.007.364.911.50--1.20
Totals: (34 players)92623.64154154811173151,373131162755616051958624--21.488.590.603.403.840.89-- 

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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