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1947 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

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W-L Record: 80-74 .519
Rank: 4th in American League
Run Differential: 687-588 + 99
Roster Continuity 61.19% 13/16
Manager(s): Lou Boudreau
General Manager:
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Ballpark: Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 1,521,978 4/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Ski Melillo
Assistant Coach: Jackie Price
Assistant Coach: Mat Patkin
Assistant Coach: George Susce
Pitching Coach: Mel Harder
Third Base Coach: Bill McKechnie
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 1947 Cleveland Indians season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    17Gene BeardenP6-3204L-L261947Not draftedMLB--
    26Heinz Becker1B6-2200B-R311943Not draftedMLB--
    35Don BlackP6-0185R-R301943Not draftedMLB--
    2Eddie Bockman3B5-9175R-R261946Not draftedMLB--
    5Lou BoudreauSS5-11185R-R291938Not draftedMLB--
    7Jack Conway2B-SS5-11175R-R271941Not draftedMLB--
    14Larry DobyOF6-1182L-R231947Not draftedMLB--
    9Cal DorsettP6-0180R-R341940Not draftedMLB--
    32Hank EdwardsOF6-0190L-L281941Not draftedMLB--
    22Red EmbreeP6-0165R-R291941Not draftedMLB--
    19Bob FellerP6-0185R-R281936Not draftedMLB--
    8Les Fleming1B5-10185L-L311939Not draftedMLB--
    36Joe FrazierOF6-0180L-R241947Not draftedMLB--
    24Al GettelP6-3200R-R291945Not draftedMLB--
    4Joe Gordon2B5-10180R-R321938Not draftedMLB--
    25Steve GromekP6-2180B-R271941Not draftedMLB--
    29Ernest GrothP5-9185R-R251947Not draftedMLB--
    18Mel HarderP6-1195R-R371928Not draftedMLB--
    10Jim HeganC6-2195R-R261941Not draftedMLB--
    6Ken Keltner3B6-0190R-R301937Not draftedMLB--
    16Ed KliemanP6-1190R-R291943Not draftedMLB--
    26Bob KuzavaP6-2204B-L241946Not draftedMLB--
    21Bob LemonP6-0185L-R261941Not draftedMLB--
    3Lyman LindeP5-11185R-R261947Not draftedMLB--
    12Al LopezC5-11165R-R381928Not draftedMLB--
    35Felix MackiewiczOF6-2195R-R291941Not draftedMLB--
    31Catfish MetkovichOF-1B6-1185L-L261943Not draftedMLB--
    33Dale MitchellOF6-1195L-L251946Not draftedMLB--
    34Hal PeckOF5-11175L-L301943Not draftedMLB--
    3Eddie Robinson1B6-2210L-R261942Not draftedMLB--
    17Al Rosen3B5-10180R-R231947Not draftedMLB--
    11Hank RuszkowskiC6-0190R-R211944Not draftedMLB--
    30Pat SeereyOF5-10200R-R241943Not draftedMLB--
    36Ted Sepkowski3B-2B5-11190L-R231942Not draftedMLB--
    28Bryan StephensP6-4175R-R261947Not draftedMLB--
    1Jimmy WasdellOF-1B5-11185L-L331937Not draftedMLB--
    29Les WillisP5-9195L-L391947Not draftedMLB--
    20Roger WolffP6-0208R-R361941Not draftedMLB--

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