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1944 CLEVELAND INDIANS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  72-82   .468
Result:   6th in American League
Manager(s):  Lou Boudreau
General Manager:  
Stadium:  Cleveland Municipal Stadium,League Park
Attendance:  475,272
Playoffs:  -

Cleveland Indians affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Joe Heving (43)
Youngest Player:  Hank Ruszkowski (18)
Longest Tenure:  Mel Harder (17)
Top Hitter:  Lou Boudreau (2)
Top Pitcher:  Steve Gromek (10)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  81.26%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
St. Louis8965.578--
Detroit8866.5711.0
NY Yankees8371.5396.0
Boston7777.50012.0
Cleveland7282.46817.0
Philadelphia7282.46817.0
Chi White Sox7183.46118.0
Washington6490.41625.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
22Jim BagbyPMLB6-2170RightRight9/8/191627Cleveland,OhioUDFA 

37Steve Biras2BMLB5-11185RightRight2/26/192222East St. Louis,IllinoisUDFA 
30Bill BonnessPMLB6-4200RightLeft12/15/192320Cleveland,OhioUDFA 
5Lou BoudreauSSMLB5-11185RightRight7/17/191726Harvey,IllinoisUDFA 
33Paul CalvertPMLB6-0185RightRight10/6/191726Montreal,QuebecUDFA 
1Roy CullenbineOF-1BMLB6-1190BothRight10/18/191330Nashville,TennesseeUDFA 
4Jim DevlinCMLB5-11165LeftRight8/25/192221Plains,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
30Red EmbreePMLB6-0165RightRight8/30/191726El Monte,CaliforniaUDFA 
36Jimmy Grant3B-2BMLB5-8166LeftRight10/6/191825Racine,WisconsinUDFA 
25Steve GromekPMLB6-2180BothRight1/15/192024Hamtramck,MichiganUDFA 
18Mel HarderPMLB6-1195RightRight10/15/190934Beemer,NebraskaUDFA 
24Jeff HeathOFMLB200LeftRight4/1/191529Fort William,OntarioUDFA 
34Earl HenryPMLB5-11172LeftLeft6/10/191727Roseville,OhioUDFA 
11Joe HevingPMLB6-1185RightRight9/2/190043Covington,KentuckyUDFA 
17Myril HoagOFMLB5-11180RightRight3/9/190836Davis,CaliforniaUDFA 
34Oris HockettOFMLB5-9182LeftRight9/29/190934Amboy,IndianaUDFA 
8Ken Keltner3BMLB6-0190RightRight10/31/191627Milwaukee,WisconsinUDFA 
12Vern KennedyPMLB6-0175LeftRight3/20/190737Kansas City,MissouriUDFA 
15Hal KleinePMLB6-2193LeftLeft6/8/192321St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
39Ed KliemanPMLB6-1190RightRight3/21/191826Norwood,OhioUDFA 
38Russ LyonCMLB6-1230RightRight6/26/191331Ball Ground,GeorgiaUDFA 
38Ray Mack2BMLB6-0200RightRight8/31/191627Cleveland,OhioUDFA 
29Jim McDonnellCMLB5-11165LeftRight8/15/192221Gagetown,MichiganUDFA 
31Mike NaymickPMLB6-8225RightRight9/6/191726Berlin,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
6Paul O'DeaOFMLB6-0200LeftLeft7/3/192023Cleveland,OhioUDFA 
3Rusty Peters2B-SSMLB5-11170RightRight12/14/191429Roanoke,VirginiaUDFA 
35Ray PoatPMLB6-2200RightRight12/19/191726Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
21Allie ReynoldsPMLB6-0195RightRight2/10/191529Bethany,OklahomaUDFA 
9Mickey Rocco1BMLB5-11188LeftLeft3/2/191628St. Paul,MinnesotaUDFA 
2Buddy RosarCMLB5-9190RightRight7/3/191429Buffalo,New YorkUDFA 
16Hank RuszkowskiCMLB6-0190RightRight11/10/192518Cleveland,OhioUDFA 
4Norm SchlueterCMLB5-10175RightRight9/25/191627Belleville,IllinoisUDFA 
23Pat SeereyOFMLB5-10200RightRight3/17/192321Wilburton,OklahomaUDFA 
32Al SmithPMLB5-11180LeftLeft10/12/190736Belleville,IllinoisUDFA 
28George SusceCMLB5-11200RightRight8/13/190736Pittsburgh,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Del BakerAssistant Coach 
Lou BoudreauManager 
Jack GraneyBroadcaster 
Burt ShottonAssistant Coach 
George SusceAssistant Coach 


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