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1951 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

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W-L Record: 93-61 .604
Rank: 2nd in American League
Run Differential: 696-594 + 102
Roster Continuity 75.84% 12/16
Manager(s): Al Lopez
General Manager: Hank Greenberg
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Ballpark: Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 1,704,984 2/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Jake Flowers
Assistant Coach: Al Simmons
Assistant Coach: Red Ruffing
Pitching Coach: Mel Harder
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 1951 Cleveland Indians season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    1Bobby Avila2B5-10175R-R271949Not draftedMLB--
    8Ray Boone3B-SS6-1188R-R271948Not draftedMLB--
    12Lou BrissieP6-4215L-L271947Not draftedMLB--
    29Bob ChakalesP6-1185R-R231951Not draftedMLB--
    31Sam ChapmanOF6-1190R-R351938Not draftedMLB--
    31Allie ClarkOF5-11185R-R281947Not draftedMLB--
    11Merl CombsSS-3B6-0172L-R311947Not draftedMLB--
    14Larry DobyOF6-1182L-R271947Not draftedMLB--
    9Luke Easter1B6-4240L-R351949Not draftedMLB--
    28Jerry FahrP6-5185R-R261951Not draftedMLB--
    19Bob FellerP6-0185R-R321936Not draftedMLB--
    25Mike GarciaP6-1200R-R271948Not draftedMLB--
    27Steve GromekP6-2180B-R311941Not draftedMLB--
    2Doug HansenH6-0180R-R221951Not draftedMLB--
    18Bubba HarrisP6-4204R-R251948Not draftedMLB--
    4Jim HeganC6-2195R-R301941Not draftedMLB--
    36Sam JonesP6-4200R-R251951Not draftedMLB--
    33Bob KennedyOF-3B6-2193R-R301939Not draftedMLB--
    2Lou Klein2B5-11170R-R321943Not draftedMLB--
    38Paul LehnerOF5-9165L-L301946Not draftedMLB--
    21Bob LemonP6-0185L-R301941Not draftedMLB--
    20Clarence MaddernOF6-1185R-R291946Not draftedMLB--
    32Barney McCoskyOF6-1184L-R341939Not draftedMLB--
    6Minnie MinosoOF5-10175R-R281949Not draftedMLB--
    3Dale MitchellOF6-1195L-L291946Not draftedMLB--
    12Ray MurrayC6-3204R-R331948Not draftedMLB--
    23Hal NaragonC6-0175L-R221951Not draftedMLB--
    32Milt NielsenOF5-11190L-L261949Not draftedMLB--
    7Al Rosen3B5-10180R-R271947Not draftedMLB--
    26Dick RozekP6-0190L-L241950Not draftedMLB--
    35Harry SimpsonOF-1B6-1190L-R251951Not draftedMLB--
    5Snuffy Stirnweiss2B5-8175R-R321943Not draftedMLB--
    15Birdie TebbettsC5-11170R-R381936Not draftedMLB--
    38Thurman TuckerOF5-11170L-R331942Not draftedMLB--
    22Johnny Vander MeerP6-1190B-L361937Not draftedMLB--
    24Early WynnP6-0200B-R311939Not draftedMLB--
    17George ZuverinkP6-4200R-R261951Not draftedMLB--

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