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1947 CLEVELAND INDIANS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  80-74   .519
Result:   4th in American League
Manager(s):  Lou Boudreau
General Manager:  
Stadium:  Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance:  1,521,978
Playoffs:  -

Cleveland Indians affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Les Willis (39)
Youngest Player:  Hank Ruszkowski (21)
Longest Tenure:  Mel Harder (20)
Top Hitter:  Lou Boudreau (6)
Top Pitcher:  Bob Feller (1)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  61.19%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees9757.630--
Detroit8569.55212.0
Boston8371.53914.0
Cleveland8074.51917.0
Philadelphia7876.50619.0
Chi White Sox7084.45527.0
Washington6490.41633.0
St. Louis5995.38338.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
17Gene BeardenPMLB6-3204LeftLeft9/5/192026Lexa,ArkansasUDFA 

26Heinz Becker1BMLB6-2200BothRight8/26/191531Berlin,GermanyUDFA 
35Don BlackPMLB6-0185RightRight7/20/191630Salix,IowaUDFA 
2Eddie Bockman3BMLB5-9175RightRight7/26/192026Santa Ana,CaliforniaUDFA 
5Lou BoudreauSSMLB5-11185RightRight7/17/191729Harvey,IllinoisUDFA 
7Jack Conway2B-SSMLB5-11175RightRight7/30/191927Bryan,TexasUDFA 
14Larry DobyOFMLB6-1182LeftRight12/13/192323Camden,South CarolinaUDFA 
9Cal DorsettPMLB6-0180RightRight6/10/191334Lone Oak,TexasUDFA 
32Hank EdwardsOFMLB6-0190LeftLeft1/29/191928Elmwood Place,OhioUDFA 
22Red EmbreePMLB6-0165RightRight8/30/191729El Monte,CaliforniaUDFA 
19Bob FellerPMLB6-0185RightRight11/3/191828Van Meter,IowaUDFA 
8Les Fleming1BMLB5-10185LeftLeft8/7/191531Singleton,TexasUDFA 
36Joe FrazierOFMLB6-0180LeftRight10/6/192224Liberty,North CarolinaUDFA 
24Al GettelPMLB6-3200RightRight9/17/191729Norfolk,VirginiaUDFA 
4Joe Gordon2BMLB5-10180RightRight2/18/191532Los Angeles,CaliforniaUDFA 
25Steve GromekPMLB6-2180BothRight1/15/192027Hamtramck,MichiganUDFA 
29Ernest GrothPMLB5-9185RightRight5/3/192225Beaver Falls,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
18Mel HarderPMLB6-1195RightRight10/15/190937Beemer,NebraskaUDFA 
10Jim HeganCMLB6-2195RightRight8/3/192026Lynn,MassachusettsUDFA 
6Ken Keltner3BMLB6-0190RightRight10/31/191630Milwaukee,WisconsinUDFA 
16Ed KliemanPMLB6-1190RightRight3/21/191829Norwood,OhioUDFA 
26Bob KuzavaPMLB6-2204BothLeft5/28/192324Wyandotte,MichiganUDFA 
21Bob LemonPMLB6-0185LeftRight9/22/192026San Bernardino,CaliforniaUDFA 
3Lyman LindePMLB5-11185RightRight9/30/192026Rolling Prairie,WisconsinUDFA 
12Al LopezCMLB5-11165RightRight8/20/190838Tampa,FloridaUDFA 
35Felix MackiewiczOFMLB6-2195RightRight11/20/191729Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
31Catfish MetkovichOF-1BMLB6-1185LeftLeft10/8/192026Angels Camp,CaliforniaUDFA 
33Dale MitchellOFMLB6-1195LeftLeft8/23/192125Colony,OklahomaUDFA 
34Hal PeckOFMLB5-11175LeftLeft4/20/191730Big Bend,WisconsinUDFA 
3Eddie Robinson1BMLB6-2210LeftRight12/15/192026Paris,TexasUDFA 
17Al Rosen3BMLB5-10180RightRight2/29/192423Spartanburg,South CarolinaUDFA 
11Hank RuszkowskiCMLB6-0190RightRight11/10/192521Cleveland,OhioUDFA 
30Pat SeereyOFMLB5-10200RightRight3/17/192324Wilburton,OklahomaUDFA 
36Ted Sepkowski3B-2BMLB5-11190LeftRight11/9/192323Baltimore,MarylandUDFA 
28Bryan StephensPMLB6-4175RightRight7/14/192026Fayetteville,ArkansasUDFA 
1Jimmy WasdellOF-1BMLB5-11185LeftLeft5/15/191433Cleveland,OhioUDFA 
29Les WillisPMLB5-9195LeftLeft1/17/190839Nacogdoches,TexasUDFA 
20Roger WolffPMLB6-0208RightRight4/10/191136Evansville,IllinoisUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Lou BoudreauManager 
Jack GraneyBroadcaster 
Mel HarderPitching Coach 
Bill McKechnieThird Base Coach 
Ski MelilloAssistant Coach 
Mat PatkinAssistant Coach 
Jackie PriceAssistant Coach 
George SusceAssistant Coach 


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