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1945 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

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W-L Record: 73-72 .503
Rank: 5th in American League
Run Differential: 557-548 + 9
Manager(s): Lou Boudreau
General Manager:
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Ballpark: League Park, Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 558,182 11/16
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Ski Melillo
Assistant Coach: Burt Shotton
Assistant Coach: George Susce
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 1945 Cleveland Indians season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    22Jim BagbyP6-2170R-R281938Not draftedMLB--
    33Stan BenjaminOF6-2194R-R311939Not draftedMLB--
    5Lou BoudreauSS5-11185R-R271938Not draftedMLB--
    33Paul CalvertP6-0185R-R271942Not draftedMLB--
    42Eddie CarnettP6-0185L-L281941Not draftedMLB--
    40Pete CenterP6-4190R-R331942Not draftedMLB--
    2Al CihockiSS-3B5-11185R-R211945Not draftedMLB--
    1Roy CullenbineOF-1B6-1190B-R311938Not draftedMLB--
    42Gene DesautelsC5-11170R-R381930Not draftedMLB--
    30Red EmbreeP6-0165R-R271941Not draftedMLB--
    19Bob FellerP6-0185R-R261936Not draftedMLB--
    8Les Fleming1B5-10185L-L291939Not draftedMLB--
    25Steve GromekP6-2180B-R251941Not draftedMLB--
    18Mel HarderP6-1195R-R351928Not draftedMLB--
    11Frankie HayesC6-0185R-R301933Not draftedMLB--
    12,4Jeff HeathOF200L-R301936Not draftedMLB--
    34Earl HenryP5-11172L-L281944Not draftedMLB--
    17Myril HoagOF5-11180R-R371931Not draftedMLB--
    15,35Hal KleineP6-2193L-L221944Not draftedMLB--
    39Ed KliemanP6-1190R-R271943Not draftedMLB--
    41Felix MackiewiczOF6-2195R-R271941Not draftedMLB--
    14Jim McDonnellC5-11165L-R221943Not draftedMLB--
    24Dutch Meyer2B5-10181R-R291940Not draftedMLB--
    6Paul O'DeaOF6-0200L-L241944Not draftedMLB--
    21Allie ReynoldsP6-0195R-R301942Not draftedMLB--
    10Mickey Rocco1B5-11188L-L291943Not draftedMLB--
    1Don Ross3B-OF6-2200R-R301938Not draftedMLB--
    3Bob Rothel3B5-10170R-R211945Not draftedMLB--
    16Hank RuszkowskiC6-0190R-R191944Not draftedMLB--
    35Jack SalvesonP6-0180R-R311933Not draftedMLB--
    23Pat SeereyOF5-10200R-R221943Not draftedMLB--
    32Al SmithP5-11180L-L371934Not draftedMLB--
    12Red SteinerC6-0185L-R301945Not draftedMLB--
    34Elmer WeingartnerSS5-11178R-R261945Not draftedMLB--
    7Ed Wheeler3B-SS5-9160R-R301945Not draftedMLB--
    8Papa Williams1B6-1200R-R311945Not draftedMLB--

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