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1938 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

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W-L Record: 86-66 .566
Rank: 3rd in American League
Run Differential: 847-782 + 65
Roster Continuity 82.89% 4/15
Manager(s): Ossie Vitt
General Manager:
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Ballpark: League Park, Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 652,006 7/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information
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Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Johnny Bassler
Assistant Coach: Wally Schang
American League 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 1938 Cleveland Indians season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    15Johnny AllenP6-0180R-R321932Not draftedMLB--
    3Earl AverillOF5-9172L-R361929Not draftedMLB--
    34Lou BoudreauSS5-11185R-R201938Not draftedMLB--
    23Bruce CampbellOF6-1185L-R281930Not draftedMLB--
    14Bob FellerP6-0185R-R191936Not draftedMLB--
    16Denny GalehouseP6-1195R-R261934Not draftedMLB--
    31Oscar Grimes3B-2B5-11178R-R231938Not draftedMLB--
    4Odell Hale2B-3B5-10175R-R291931Not draftedMLB--
    18Mel HarderP6-1195R-R281928Not draftedMLB--
    24Jeff HeathOF200L-R231936Not draftedMLB--
    10Hank HelfC6-1196R-R241938Not draftedMLB--
    9Rollie HemsleyC5-10170R-R311928Not draftedMLB--
    17Joe HevingP6-1185R-R371930Not draftedMLB--
    12Willis HudlinP6-0190R-R321926Not draftedMLB--
    21Johnny HumphriesP6-1185R-R231938Not draftedMLB--
    32Tommy IrwinSS5-11165R-R251938Not draftedMLB--
    19Ken JungelsP6-1180R-R221937Not draftedMLB--
    25Ken Keltner3B6-0190R-R211937Not draftedMLB--
    2John Kroner2B-3B6-0185R-R291935Not draftedMLB--
    1Lyn LarySS6-0165R-R321929Not draftedMLB--
    36Ray Mack2B6-0200R-R211938Not draftedMLB--
    20Al MilnarP6-2195L-L241936Not draftedMLB--
    8Frankie PytlakC5-7160R-R291932Not draftedMLB--
    30Clay SmithP6-2190R-R231938Not draftedMLB--
    6Moose SoltersOF6-0190R-R321934Not draftedMLB--
    -Charley SucheP6-2190R-L221938Not draftedMLB--
    7Hal Trosky1B6-2207L-R251933Not draftedMLB--
    22Roy WeatherlyOF5-6170L-R231936Not draftedMLB--
    5Skeeter WebbSS-2B5-9150R-R281938Not draftedMLB--
    11Earl WhitehillP174L-L381923Not draftedMLB--
    33Chuck WorkmanOF-3B6-0175L-R231938Not draftedMLB--
    19Bill ZuberP6-2195R-R251936Not draftedMLB--

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