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1944 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

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W-L Record: 72-82 .468
Rank: 6th in American League
Run Differential: 643-677 -34
Roster Continuity 81.26% 1/15
Manager(s): Lou Boudreau
General Manager:
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Ballpark: League Park, Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 475,272 12/17
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: George Susce
Assistant Coach: Burt Shotton
Assistant Coach: Del Baker
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 1944 Cleveland Indians season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    22Jim BagbyP6-2170R-R271938Not draftedMLB--
    37Steve Biras2B5-11185R-R221944Not draftedMLB--
    30Bill BonnessP6-4200R-L201944Not draftedMLB--
    5Lou BoudreauSS5-11185R-R261938Not draftedMLB--
    33Paul CalvertP6-0185R-R261942Not draftedMLB--
    1Roy CullenbineOF-1B6-1190B-R301938Not draftedMLB--
    4Jim DevlinC5-11165L-R211944Not draftedMLB--
    30Red EmbreeP6-0165R-R261941Not draftedMLB--
    36Jimmy Grant3B-2B5-8166L-R251942Not draftedMLB--
    25Steve GromekP6-2180B-R241941Not draftedMLB--
    18Mel HarderP6-1195R-R341928Not draftedMLB--
    24Jeff HeathOF200L-R291936Not draftedMLB--
    34Earl HenryP5-11172L-L271944Not draftedMLB--
    11Joe HevingP6-1185R-R431930Not draftedMLB--
    17Myril HoagOF5-11180R-R361931Not draftedMLB--
    34Oris HockettOF5-9182L-R341938Not draftedMLB--
    8Ken Keltner3B6-0190R-R271937Not draftedMLB--
    12Vern KennedyP6-0175L-R371934Not draftedMLB--
    15Hal KleineP6-2193L-L211944Not draftedMLB--
    39Ed KliemanP6-1190R-R261943Not draftedMLB--
    38Russ LyonC6-1230R-R311944Not draftedMLB--
    38Ray Mack2B6-0200R-R271938Not draftedMLB--
    29Jim McDonnellC5-11165L-R211943Not draftedMLB--
    31Mike NaymickP6-8225R-R261939Not draftedMLB--
    6Paul O'DeaOF6-0200L-L231944Not draftedMLB--
    3Rusty Peters2B-SS5-11170R-R291936Not draftedMLB--
    35Ray PoatP6-2200R-R261942Not draftedMLB--
    21Allie ReynoldsP6-0195R-R291942Not draftedMLB--
    9Mickey Rocco1B5-11188L-L281943Not draftedMLB--
    2Buddy RosarC5-9190R-R291939Not draftedMLB--
    16Hank RuszkowskiC6-0190R-R181944Not draftedMLB--
    4Norm SchlueterC5-10175R-R271938Not draftedMLB--
    23Pat SeereyOF5-10200R-R211943Not draftedMLB--
    32Al SmithP5-11180L-L361934Not draftedMLB--
    28George SusceC5-11200R-R361929Not draftedMLB--

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