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1948 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

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W-L Record: 97-58 .626
Rank: 1st in American League
Run Differential: 840-567 + 273
Roster Continuity 71.12% 9/16
Manager(s): Lou Boudreau
General Manager:
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Ballpark: Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 2,620,627 1/16
Playoffs: Won World Series (Braves)
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Ski Melillo
Assistant Coach: Mat Patkin
Assistant Coach: Jackie Price
Assistant Coach: George Susce
Bullpen Coach: Muddy Ruel
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 1948 Cleveland Indians season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    30Gene BeardenP6-3204L-L271947Not draftedMLB--
    2Johnny Berardino2B-SS6-0180R-R311939Not draftedMLB--
    23Don BlackP6-0185R-R311943Not draftedMLB--
    28,11Ray Boone3B-SS6-1188R-R241948Not draftedMLB--
    5Lou BoudreauSS5-11185R-R301938Not draftedMLB--
    18Russ ChristopherP6-3180R-R301942Not draftedMLB--
    31Allie ClarkOF5-11185R-R251947Not draftedMLB--
    14Larry DobyOF6-1182L-R241947Not draftedMLB--
    32Hank EdwardsOF6-0190L-L291941Not draftedMLB--
    19Bob FellerP6-0185R-R291936Not draftedMLB--
    22Mike GarciaP6-1200R-R241948Not draftedMLB--
    24Al GettelP6-3200R-R301945Not draftedMLB--
    4Joe Gordon2B5-10180R-R331938Not draftedMLB--
    27Steve GromekP6-2180B-R281941Not draftedMLB--
    28,26Ernest GrothP5-9185R-R261947Not draftedMLB--
    10Jim HeganC6-2195R-R271941Not draftedMLB--
    35Wally JudnichOF-1B6-1205L-L311940Not draftedMLB--
    6Ken Keltner3B6-0190R-R311937Not draftedMLB--
    29Bill KennedyP6-2195L-L271948Not draftedMLB--
    24Bob KennedyOF-3B6-2193R-R271939Not draftedMLB--
    16Ed KliemanP6-1190R-R301943Not draftedMLB--
    21Bob LemonP6-0185L-R271941Not draftedMLB--
    20,17Lyman LindeP5-11185R-R271947Not draftedMLB--
    34Dale MitchellOF6-1195L-L261946Not draftedMLB--
    25Bob MuncriefP6-2190R-R321937Not draftedMLB--
    15Ray MurrayC6-3204R-R301948Not draftedMLB--
    29Satchel PaigeP6-3180R-R411948Not draftedMLB--
    36Hal PeckOF5-11175L-L311943Not draftedMLB--
    3Eddie Robinson1B6-2210L-R271942Not draftedMLB--
    7Al Rosen3B5-10180R-R241947Not draftedMLB--
    37Pat SeereyOF5-10200R-R251943Not draftedMLB--
    12Joe TiptonC5-11185R-R261948Not draftedMLB--
    38Thurman TuckerOF5-11170L-R301942Not draftedMLB--
    28Les WebberP6-0185R-R331942Not draftedMLB--
    17Butch WensloffP5-11185R-R321943Not draftedMLB--
    20Sam ZoldakP5-11185L-L291944Not draftedMLB--

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