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1945 CLEVELAND INDIANS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  73-72   .503
Result:   5th in American League
Manager(s):  Lou Boudreau
General Manager:  
Stadium:  Cleveland Municipal Stadium,League Park
Attendance:  558,182
Playoffs:  -

Cleveland Indians affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Gene Desautels (38)
Youngest Player:  Hank Ruszkowski (19)
Longest Tenure:  Mel Harder (18)
Top Hitter:  Roy Cullenbine (6)
Top Pitcher:  Steve Gromek (4)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  61.88%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Detroit8865.575--
Washington8767.5651.5
St. Louis8170.5366.0
NY Yankees8171.5336.5
Cleveland7372.50311.0
Chi White Sox7178.47715.0
Boston7183.46117.5
Philadelphia5298.34734.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
22Jim BagbyPMLB6-2170RightRight9/8/191628Cleveland,OhioUDFA 

33Stan BenjaminOFMLB6-2194RightRight5/20/191431Framingham,MassachusettsUDFA 
5Lou BoudreauSSMLB5-11185RightRight7/17/191727Harvey,IllinoisUDFA 
33Paul CalvertPMLB6-0185RightRight10/6/191727Montreal,QuebecUDFA 
42Eddie CarnettPMLB6-0185LeftLeft10/21/191628Springfield,MissouriUDFA 
40Pete CenterPMLB6-4190RightRight4/22/191233Hazel Green,KentuckyUDFA 
2Al CihockiSS-3BMLB5-11185RightRight5/7/192421Nanticoke,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
1Roy CullenbineOF-1BMLB6-1190BothRight10/18/191331Nashville,TennesseeUDFA 
42Gene DesautelsCMLB5-11170RightRight6/13/190738Worcester,MassachusettsUDFA 
30Red EmbreePMLB6-0165RightRight8/30/191727El Monte,CaliforniaUDFA 
19Bob FellerPMLB6-0185RightRight11/3/191826Van Meter,IowaUDFA 
8Les Fleming1BMLB5-10185LeftLeft8/7/191529Singleton,TexasUDFA 
25Steve GromekPMLB6-2180BothRight1/15/192025Hamtramck,MichiganUDFA 
18Mel HarderPMLB6-1195RightRight10/15/190935Beemer,NebraskaUDFA 
11Frankie HayesCMLB6-0185RightRight10/13/191430Jamesburg,New JerseyUDFA 
12,4Jeff HeathOFMLB200LeftRight4/1/191530Fort William,OntarioUDFA 
34Earl HenryPMLB5-11172LeftLeft6/10/191728Roseville,OhioUDFA 
17Myril HoagOFMLB5-11180RightRight3/9/190837Davis,CaliforniaUDFA 
15,35Hal KleinePMLB6-2193LeftLeft6/8/192322St. Louis,MissouriUDFA 
39Ed KliemanPMLB6-1190RightRight3/21/191827Norwood,OhioUDFA 
41Felix MackiewiczOFMLB6-2195RightRight11/20/191727Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
14Jim McDonnellCMLB5-11165LeftRight8/15/192222Gagetown,MichiganUDFA 
24Dutch Meyer2BMLB5-10181RightRight10/6/191529Waco,TexasUDFA 
6Paul O'DeaOFMLB6-0200LeftLeft7/3/192024Cleveland,OhioUDFA 
21Allie ReynoldsPMLB6-0195RightRight2/10/191530Bethany,OklahomaUDFA 
10Mickey Rocco1BMLB5-11188LeftLeft3/2/191629St. Paul,MinnesotaUDFA 
1Don Ross3B-OFMLB6-2200RightRight7/16/191430Pasadena,CaliforniaUDFA 
3Bob Rothel3BMLB5-10170RightRight9/17/192321Columbia Station,OhioUDFA 
16Hank RuszkowskiCMLB6-0190RightRight11/10/192519Cleveland,OhioUDFA 
35Jack SalvesonPMLB6-0180RightRight1/5/191431Fullerton,CaliforniaUDFA 
23Pat SeereyOFMLB5-10200RightRight3/17/192322Wilburton,OklahomaUDFA 
32Al SmithPMLB5-11180LeftLeft10/12/190737Belleville,IllinoisUDFA 
12Red SteinerCMLB6-0185LeftRight1/7/191530Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
34Elmer WeingartnerSSMLB5-11178RightRight8/13/191826Cleveland,OhioUDFA 
7Ed Wheeler3B-SSMLB5-9160RightRight5/24/191530Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
8Papa Williams1BMLB6-1200RightRight7/17/191331Meridian,MississippiUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Lou BoudreauManager 
Ski MelilloAssistant Coach 
Burt ShottonAssistant Coach 
George SusceAssistant Coach 


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