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1953 CLEVELAND INDIANS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  92-62   .597
Result:   2nd in American League
Manager(s):  Al Lopez
General Manager:   Hank Greenberg
Stadium:  Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance:  1,069,176
Playoffs:  -

Cleveland Indians affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Luke Easter (37)
Youngest Player:  Dick Tomanek (22)
Longest Tenure:  Bob Feller (15)
Top Hitter:  Al Rosen (1)
Top Pitcher:  Mike Garcia (3)
Top Draft Pick:  

Roster Continuity:  85.19%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
NY Yankees9952.656--
Cleveland9262.5978.5
Chi White Sox8965.57811.5
Boston8469.54916.0
Washington7676.50023.5
Detroit6094.39040.5
Philadelphia5995.38341.5
St. Louis54100.35146.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
29Al AberPMLB6-2195LeftLeft7/31/192725Cleveland,OhioUDFA 

1Bobby Avila2BMLB5-10175RightRight4/2/192429Veracruz,MexicoUDFA 
15Dick AylwardCMLB6-0190RightRight6/4/192528Baltimore,MarylandUDFA 
8Ray Boone3B-SSMLB6-1188RightRight7/27/192329San Diego,CaliforniaUDFA 
12Lou BrissiePMLB6-4215LeftLeft6/5/192429Anderson,South CarolinaUDFA 
20Bob ChakalesPMLB6-1185RightRight8/10/192725Asheville,North CarolinaUDFA 
6,14Larry DobyOFMLB6-1182LeftRight12/13/192329Camden,South CarolinaUDFA 
9Luke Easter1BMLB6-4240LeftRight8/4/191537Jonestown,MississippiUDFA 
19Bob FellerPMLB6-0185RightRight11/3/191834Van Meter,IowaUDFA 
16Hank FoilesCMLB6-0195RightRight6/10/192924Richmond,VirginiaUDFA 
8Owen Friend2BMLB6-1180RightRight3/21/192726Granite City,IllinoisUDFA 
25Mike GarciaPMLB6-1200RightRight11/17/192329San Gabriel,CaliforniaUDFA 
15Joe GinsbergCMLB5-11180LeftRight10/11/192626New York,New YorkUDFA 
6,14Bill Glynn1BMLB6-0190LeftLeft7/30/192527Sussex,New JerseyUDFA 
27Steve GromekPMLB6-2180BothRight1/15/192033Hamtramck,MichiganUDFA 
4Jim HeganCMLB6-2195RightRight8/3/192032Lynn,MassachusettsUDFA 
26Bob HooperPMLB5-11195RightRight5/30/192231Leamington,OntarioUDFA 
22,51Dave HoskinsPMLB6-1180LeftRight8/3/192527Greenwood,MississippiUDFA 
11,29,41Art HouttemanPMLB6-2188RightRight8/7/192725Detroit,MichiganUDFA 
33Bob KennedyOF-3BMLB6-2193RightRight8/18/192032Chicago,IllinoisUDFA 
21Bob LemonPMLB6-0185LeftRight9/22/192032San Bernardino,CaliforniaUDFA 
17Jim LemonOFMLB6-4200RightRight3/23/192825Covington,VirginiaUDFA 
5Hank Majeski3BMLB5-9180RightRight12/13/191636Staten Island,New YorkUDFA 
32Barney McCoskyOFMLB6-1184LeftRight4/11/191736Coal Run,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
3Dale MitchellOFMLB6-1195LeftLeft8/23/192131Colony,OklahomaUDFA 
7Al Rosen3BMLB5-10180RightRight2/29/192429Spartanburg,South CarolinaUDFA 
35Harry SimpsonOF-1BMLB6-1190LeftRight12/3/192527Atlanta,GeorgiaUDFA 
32Al SmithOF-3BMLB6-0191RightRight2/7/192825Kirkwood,MissouriUDFA 
2George StricklandSS-2BMLB6-1180RightRight1/10/192627New Orleans,LouisianaUDFA 
18Joe TiptonCMLB5-11185RightRight2/18/192231McCaysville,GeorgiaUDFA 
28Dick TomanekPMLB6-1175LeftLeft1/6/193122Avon Lake,OhioUDFA 
37Dick WeikPMLB6-3184RightRight11/17/192725Waterloo,IowaUDFA 
31Wally WestlakeOFMLB6-0186RightRight11/8/192032Gridley,CaliforniaUDFA 
18,27Bill WightPMLB6-1180LeftLeft4/12/192231Rio Vista,CaliforniaUDFA 
28Ted WilksPMLB5-9178RightRight11/13/191537Fulton,New YorkUDFA 
24Early WynnPMLB6-0200BothRight1/6/192033Hartford,AlabamaUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Tony CuccinelloAssistant Coach 
Jack GraneyBroadcaster 
Hank GreenbergGeneral Manager 
Mel HarderPitching Coach 
Red JonesBroadcaster 
Red KressAssistant Coach 
Bill LobeAssistant Coach 
Al LopezManager 
Bob NealBroadcaster 


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