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1940 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

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W-L Record: 89-65 .578
Rank: 2nd in American League
Run Differential: 710-637 + 73
Roster Continuity 82.52% 4/15
Manager(s): Ossie Vitt
General Manager:
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Ballpark: League Park, Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 902,576 4/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Johnny Bassler
Assistant Coach: Ski Melillo
Assistant Coach: Luke Sewell
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 1940 Cleveland Indians season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    15Johnny AllenP6-0180R-R341932Not draftedMLB--
    12Nate AndrewsP6-0195R-R261937Not draftedMLB--
    23Beau BellOF6-2185R-R321935Not draftedMLB--
    5Lou BoudreauSS5-11185R-R221938Not draftedMLB--
    34Soup CampbellOF6-1168L-R251940Not draftedMLB--
    11,44Ben ChapmanP-OF6-0190R-R311930Not draftedMLB--
    17Joe DobsonP6-2197R-R231939Not draftedMLB--
    24Cal DorsettP6-0180R-R271940Not draftedMLB--
    10Harry EisenstatP5-11185L-L241935Not draftedMLB--
    19Bob FellerP6-0185R-R211936Not draftedMLB--
    1Oscar Grimes3B-2B5-11178R-R251938Not draftedMLB--
    4Odell Hale2B-3B5-10175R-R311931Not draftedMLB--
    18Mel HarderP6-1195R-R301928Not draftedMLB--
    24,33Jeff HeathOF200L-R251936Not draftedMLB--
    40Hank HelfC6-1196R-R261938Not draftedMLB--
    9Rollie HemsleyC5-10170R-R331928Not draftedMLB--
    35Dixie HowellP6-2210L-R201940Not draftedMLB--
    12Willis HudlinP6-0190R-R341926Not draftedMLB--
    21Johnny HumphriesP6-1185R-R251938Not draftedMLB--
    33Ken JungelsP6-1180R-R241937Not draftedMLB--
    25Ken Keltner3B6-0190R-R231937Not draftedMLB--
    6Ray Mack2B6-0200R-R231938Not draftedMLB--
    20Al MilnarP6-2195L-L261936Not draftedMLB--
    30,25Mike NaymickP6-8225R-R221939Not draftedMLB--
    3Rusty Peters2B-SS5-11170R-R251936Not draftedMLB--
    8Frankie PytlakC5-7160R-R311932Not draftedMLB--
    27,32Al SmithP5-11180L-L321934Not draftedMLB--
    7Hal Trosky1B6-2207L-R271933Not draftedMLB--
    22Roy WeatherlyOF5-6170L-R251936Not draftedMLB--
    14Bill ZuberP6-2195R-R271936Not draftedMLB--

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