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1988 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

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W-L Record: 78-84 .481
Rank: 6th in American League East
Run Differential: 666-731 -65
Roster Continuity 58.95% 25/26
Manager(s): Doc Edwards
General Manager: Hank Peters
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Ballpark: Cleveland Stadium
Payroll: $ 7,819,500 22/26
Attendance: 1,411,610 23/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Mark Lewis (#2) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Luis Isaac
First Base Coach: Tom Spencer
Hitting Coach: Charlie Manuel
Pitching Coach: Mark Wiley
Third Base Coach: Johnny Goryl

#1 Draft Picks

Greg Swindell (#2), Joe Carter (#2), Eddie Williams (#4), Cory Snyder (#4), Jay Bell (#8), Dave Clark (#11), Jon Perlman (#12), Pat Tabler (#16), Terry Francona (#22)
American League East Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1988 Cleveland Indians season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    6Andy AllansonC6-5225R-R261986CLE: 1983-2-39MLB--
    60Rod AllenOF6-1185R-R281983CHA: 1977-6-131MLB--
    43Scott BailesP6-2171L-L251986TEX: 1982-7-170MLB--
    23Chris BandoC6-0195B-R321981CLE: 1978-2-36MLB--
    16Jay BellSS-2B6-0182R-R221986MIN: 1984-1-8MLB--
    40Bud BlackP6-2185L-L311981SEA: 1979-17-417MLB--
    49Tom CandiottiP6-2221R-R301983Not draftedMLB--
    30Joe CarterLF-RF6-3215R-R281983CHN: 1981-1-2MLB--
    8Carmen CastilloOF6-1190R-R301982Not draftedMLB--
    25Dave ClarkRF-LF6-2210L-R251986CLE: 1983-1-11MLB--
    37Chris CodiroliP6-1160R-R301982DET: 1978-1-11MLB--
    50Jeff DedmonP6-2200L-R281983SFN: 1980-1-8MLB--
    52John FarrellP6-4210R-R251987CLE: 1984-2-32MLB--
    14Julio FrancoSS-2B6-1200R-R291982UDFAMLB--
    24Terry Francona1B-OF6-1190L-L291981MON: 1980-1-22MLB--
    39Don GordonP6-1175R-R281986DET: 1982-31-769MLB--
    27Mel HallLF-OF6-1185L-L271981CHN: 1978-2-39MLB--
    22Brad HavensP6-1196L-L291981CAL: 1977-8-189MLB--
    26Brook Jacoby3B5-11195R-R281981ATL: 1979-7-153MLB--
    4Houston JimenezSS5-8144R-R301983Not draftedMLB--
    11Doug JonesP6-2224R-R311982MIL: 1978-3-59MLB--
    68Scott JordanCF6-0175R-R251988CLE: 1985-4-89MLB--
    47Jeff KaiserP6-3195R-L271985OAK: 1982-10-262MLB--
    33Ron KittleOF-1B6-4220R-R301982UDFAMLB--
    17Tom LampkinC5-11195L-R241988CLE: 1986-11-265MLB--
    17Bill LaskeyP6-5190R-R301982KCA: 1978-2-27MLB--
    69Luis Medina1B6-4200R-L251988CLE: 1985-9-219MLB--
    57Rod NicholsP6-2190R-R231988CLE: 1985-5-115MLB--
    44Jon PerlmanP6-3185L-R311985CHN: 1979-1-12MLB--
    4Domingo RamosSS-3B5-10155R-R301980Not draftedMLB--
    36,12Rick RodriguezP6-3190R-R271986OAK: 1981-2-41MLB--
    31Dan SchatzederP6-0195L-L331977MON: 1976-3-57MLB--
    28Cory SnyderRF6-3185R-R251986CLE: 1984-1-4MLB--
    21Greg SwindellP6-3230R-L231986CLE: 1986-1-2MLB--
    10Pat Tabler1B-OF6-2200R-R301981NYA: 1976-1-16MLB--
    18Ron TingleyC6-2194R-R291982SDN: 1977-10-242MLB--
    20Willie Upshaw1B6-0195L-L311978NYA: 1975-5-115MLB--
    75Mike WalkerP6-1195R-R211988CLE: 1986-2-27MLB--
    15Ron WashingtonSS-2B5-11163R-R361977Not draftedMLB--
    34Eddie Williams1B-3B6-0210R-R231986NYN: 1983-1-4MLB--
    36Reggie WilliamsOF5-11185R-R271985LAN: 1982-13-333MLB--
    42Rich YettP6-2187R-R251985MIN: 1980-26-650MLB--
    10Paul ZuvellaSS-2B6-0178R-R291982ATL: 1980-15-367MLB--

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