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1983 Cleveland IndiansSeason Roster
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Andre Thornton played for the 1983 Cleveland Indians
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameIndians
LocationCleveland,Ohio
Record70-92 (7th in American League East)League Rank12thMLB Rank23rd
BallparkCleveland Stadium
ManagerMike Ferraro,Pat CorralesGeneral ManagerPhil Seghi
CoachesChuck Estrada (Assistant Coach), Johnny Goryl (Third Base Coach), Don McMahon (Pitching Coach), Ed Napoleon (First Base Coach), Denny Somers (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickDave Clark (#11)
Attendance768,941 (Rank: 26th)
Minor League AffiliatesCharleston Charlies (AAA) 74-66 ... Buffalo Bisons (AA) 74-65 ... Waterloo Indians (A) 76-64 ... Batavia Trojans (A-) 32-43 ...
Years Available1879-2019

Team History -- 1983 Statistics -- 1983 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1983 Cleveland Indians.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1983 baseball season.

1983 Cleveland Indians Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
51Bud AndersonP6-3 210 R-R 1956-05-27 27Westbury,New York MLB1977-19851982-1983W Tresper Clarke (Westbury,NY)Rutgers U.
1977- 3-  78-SEA
 
23Chris BandoC6-0 195 B-R 1956-02-04 27Cleveland,Ohio MLB1977-19891981-1989Solon (Solon,OH)Arizona St
1978- 2-  36-CLE
 
7Alan BannisterOF5-11 175 R-R 1951-09-03 31Montebello,California MLB1973-19851974-1985Kennedy (La Palma,CA)Arizona St
1973- 1-   1-PHI
 
39Len BarkerP6-5 225 R-R 1955-07-07 27Fort Knox,Kentucky MLB1973-19871976-1987Neshaminy (Langhorne,PA)
1973- 3-  49-TEX
 
27Rich BarnesP6-4 186 R-L 1959-07-21 23West Palm Beach,Florida MLB1977-19851982-1983Lake Worth Community (Lake Worth,FL)
1977- 2-  27-CHA
 
32Rick BehennaP6-2 170 R-R 1960-03-06 23Miami,Florida MLB1978-19851983-1985Southridge (Miami,FL)
1978- 4-  79-ATL
 
28Bert BlylevenP6-3 207 R-R 1951-04-06 32Zeist,Netherlands MLB1969-19921970-1992Santiago (Garden Grove,CA)
1969- 3-  55-MIN
 
45Tom BrennanP6-1 180 R-R 1952-10-30 30Chicago,Illinois MLB1972-19861981-1985Leo (Chicago,IL)Lewis U.
1974- 1-   4-CLE
 
40,13Ernie CamachoP6-1 180 R-R 1955-02-01 28Salinas,California MLB1976-19901980-1990Alisal (Salinas,CA)Hartnell Col
1976- 4-  79-CAL
 
8Carmen CastilloOF6-1 190 R-R 1958-06-08 25San Francisco de Macoris,Dom Rep MLB1978-19911982-1991  
1978-   UDFA-PHI
 
25Wil CulmerOF6-4 210 R-R 1957-11-11 25Nassau,Bahamas MLB1978-19841983-1983  
1977-   UDFA-PHI
 
27Miguel DiloneOF6-0 160 B-R 1954-11-01 28Santiago,Dom Rep MLB1972-19851974-1985  
1972-   UDFA-PIT
 
36Jamie EasterlyP5-9 180 L-L 1953-02-17 30Houston,Texas MLB1971-19871974-1987Crockett (Crockett,TX)
1971- 2-  34-ATL
 
13Juan EichelbergerP6-3 205 R-R 1953-10-21 29St. Louis,Missouri MLB1974-19881978-1988Balboa (San Francisco,CA)California
1975- 1-  19-SDN
 
17Jim EssianC6-2 195 R-R 1951-01-02 32Detroit,Michigan MLB1970-19851973-1984Troy (Troy,IL)
1969-   UDFA-PHI
 
22Mike Fischlin2B6-1 165 R-R 1955-09-13 27Sacramento,California MLB1975-19881977-1986Elk Grove (Elk Grove,CA)Cosumnes River Col
1975- 7- 163-NYA
 
14Julio FrancoSS6-1 200 R-R 1958-08-23 24San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1978-20141982-2007  
1978-   UDFA-PHI
 
48Ed GlynnP6-2 180 R-L 1953-06-03 30Flushing,New York MLB1972-19901975-1985Francis Lewis (Queens,NY)
1971-   UDFA-DET
 
21Mike Hargrove1B6-0 195 L-L 1949-10-26 33Perryton,Texas MLB1972-19851974-1985Perryton (Perryton,TX)Northwestern St
1972-25- 572-TEX
 
11Toby Harrah3B6-0 180 R-R 1948-10-26 34Sissonville,West Virginia MLB1967-19861969-1986Elgin (Marion,OH)
1966-   UDFA-PHI
 
9Ron HasseyC6-2 200 L-R 1953-02-27 30Tucson,Arizona MLB1976-19911978-1991Tucson (Tucson,AZ)Arizona
1976-18- 422-CLE
 
44Neal HeatonP6-1 205 L-L 1960-03-03 23Jamaica,New York MLB1979-19931982-1993Sachem East (Farmingville,NY)Miami
1981- 2-  39-CLE
 
54Mike JeffcoatP6-2 187 L-L 1959-08-03 23Pine Bluff,Arkansas MLB1978-19941983-1994Pine Bluff (Pine Bluff,AR)Louisiana Tech U.
1980-13- 322-CLE
 
20Rick ManningOF6-1 180 L-R 1954-09-02 28Niagara Falls,New York MLB1972-19871975-1987LaSalle (Niagara Falls,NY)
1972- 1-   2-CLE
 
26Bake McBrideOF6-2 190 L-R 1949-02-03 34Fulton,Missouri MLB1970-19841973-1983Fulton (Fulton,MO)Westminster Col
1970-37- 811-SLN
 
30Karl PagelDH6-2 190 L-L 1955-03-29 28Madison,Wisconsin MLB1976-19841978-1983Washington (Phoenix,AZ)Glendale CC
1976- 1-  20-CHN
 
16Jack Perconte2B5-10 160 L-R 1954-08-31 28Joliet,Illinois MLB1976-19871980-1986Catholic Academy (Joliet,IL)Murray St
1976-16- 379-LAN
 
15Broderick Perkins1B-OF5-10 180 L-L 1954-11-23 28Pittsburg,California MLB1976-19851978-1984Pittsburg (Pittsburg,CA)St. Mary's Col California
1976-15- 341-SDN
 
35Jerry ReedP6-1 190 R-R 1955-10-08 27Bryson City,North Carolina MLB1974-19901981-1990Enka (Candler,NC)Western Carolina U.
1977-22- 559-PHI
 
54,12Kevin RhombergOF6-0 175 R-R 1955-11-22 27Dubuque,Iowa MLB1977-19851982-1984Wahlert (Dubuque,IA)St. Francis
1977-14- 349-CLE
 
38Lary SorensenP6-2 210 R-R 1955-10-04 27Detroit,Michigan MLB1976-19881977-1988L'anse Creuse North (Chesterfield,MI)Michigan
1976- 8- 172-MIL
 
37Dan SpillnerP6-1 190 R-R 1951-11-27 31Casper,Wyoming MLB1970-19851974-1985Federal Way (Federal Way,WA)
1970- 2-  25-SDN
 
43Rick SutcliffeP6-7 215 R-R 1956-06-21 27Independence,Missouri MLB1974-19941976-1994Van Horn (Independence,MO)
1974- 1-  21-LAN
 
10Pat TablerOF6-2 200 R-R 1958-02-02 25Hamilton,Ohio MLB1976-19921981-1992McNicholas (Cincinnati,OH)
1976- 1-  16-NYA
 
20Gorman ThomasOF6-2 210 R-R 1950-12-12 32Charleston,South Carolina MLB1969-19861973-1986James Island (Charleston,SC)
1969- 1-  21-SE1
 
29Andre ThorntonDH6-2 205 R-R 1949-08-13 33Tuskegee,Alabama MLB1967-19871973-1987Phoenixville Area (Phoenixville,PA)
1967-   UDFA-PHI
 
8Manny Trillo2B6-1 164 R-R 1950-12-25 32Caritito,Venezuela MLB1968-19891973-1989  
1968-   UDFA-PHI
 
32Otto VelezDH6-0 195 R-R 1950-11-29 32Ponce,Puerto Rico MLB1970-19831973-1983  
1969-   UDFA-NYA
 
24George VukovichOF6-0 198 L-R 1956-06-24 27Decatur,Illinois MLB1977-19881980-1985Arlington (Arlington Heights,IL)So.Illinois U.
1977- 4- 100-PHI
 
36Rick WaitsP6-3 195 L-L 1952-05-15 31Atlanta,Georgia MLB1970-19861973-1985Therrell (Atlanta,GA)
1970- 5- 112-WS2
 
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