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1939 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

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W-L Record: 87-67 .565
Rank: 3rd in American League
Run Differential: 797-700 + 97
Roster Continuity 86.75% 2/15
Manager(s): Ossie Vitt
General Manager:
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Ballpark: League Park, Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 563,926 9/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Ski Melillo
Assistant Coach: Johnny Bassler
Assistant Coach: Luke Sewell
Assistant Coach: Steve O'Neill
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 1939 Cleveland Indians season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    15Johnny AllenP6-0180R-R331932Not draftedMLB--
    3Earl AverillOF5-9172L-R371929Not draftedMLB--
    5Lou BoudreauSS5-11185R-R211938Not draftedMLB--
    16Johnny BroacaP5-11190R-R291934Not draftedMLB--
    23Bruce CampbellOF6-1185L-R291930Not draftedMLB--
    2,11Ben ChapmanP-OF6-0190R-R301930Not draftedMLB--
    17Joe DobsonP6-2197R-R221939Not draftedMLB--
    29Tom DrakeP6-1185R-R261939Not draftedMLB--
    10Harry EisenstatP5-11185L-L231935Not draftedMLB--
    19Bob FellerP6-0185R-R201936Not draftedMLB--
    1Oscar Grimes3B-2B5-11178R-R241938Not draftedMLB--
    4Odell Hale2B-3B5-10175R-R301931Not draftedMLB--
    18Mel HarderP6-1195R-R291928Not draftedMLB--
    24Jeff HeathOF200L-R241936Not draftedMLB--
    9Rollie HemsleyC5-10170R-R321928Not draftedMLB--
    12Willis HudlinP6-0190R-R331926Not draftedMLB--
    21Johnny HumphriesP6-1185R-R241938Not draftedMLB--
    25Ken Keltner3B6-0190R-R221937Not draftedMLB--
    11Lyn LarySS6-0165R-R331929Not draftedMLB--
    6Ray Mack2B6-0200R-R221938Not draftedMLB--
    20Al MilnarP6-2195L-L251936Not draftedMLB--
    30Mike NaymickP6-8225R-R211939Not draftedMLB--
    8Frankie PytlakC5-7160R-R301932Not draftedMLB--
    2Luke SewellC5-9160R-R381921Not draftedMLB--
    32Jim Shilling2B5-11175R-R251939Not draftedMLB--
    6Moose SoltersOF6-0190R-R331934Not draftedMLB--
    31Floyd StrommeP5-11170R-R221939Not draftedMLB--
    30Lefty SullivanP6-3204L-L221939Not draftedMLB--
    7Hal Trosky1B6-2207L-R261933Not draftedMLB--
    22Roy WeatherlyOF5-6170L-R241936Not draftedMLB--
    5Skeeter WebbSS-2B5-9150R-R291938Not draftedMLB--
    14Bill ZuberP6-2195R-R261936Not draftedMLB--

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