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1968 CLEVELAND INDIANS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  86-75   .534
Result:   3rd in American League
Manager(s):  Alvin Dark
General Manager:   Gabe Paul
Stadium:  Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance:  857,994
Playoffs:  -

Cleveland Indians affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Leon Wagner (34)
Youngest Player:  Mike Hedlund (21)
Longest Tenure:  Sam McDowell (8)
Top Hitter:  Jose Cardenal (20)
Top Pitcher:  Luis Tiant (4)
Top Draft Pick:  Robert Weaver (#6)

Roster Continuity:  63.77%
American League Standings
TeamsWLPctGB
Detroit10359.636--
Baltimore9171.56212.0
Cleveland8675.53416.5
Boston8676.53117.0
NY Yankees8379.51220.0
Oakland8280.50621.0
Minnesota7983.48824.0
Chi White Sox6795.41436.0
California6795.41436.0
Washington6596.40437.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
10Max Alvis3BMLB5-11187RightRight2/2/193830Jasper,TexasUDFA 

6Joe AzcueCMLB6-0200RightRight8/18/193928Cienfuegos,CubaUDFA 
37Steve BaileyPMLB6-1194RightRight2/12/194226Bronx,New YorkUDFA 
16Larry BrownSS-2BMLB5-11165RightRight3/1/194028Shinnston,West VirginiaUDFA 
1Jose CardenalOFMLB5-10150RightRight10/7/194324Matanza,Cuba1961UDFA SF
25Vic DavalilloOFMLB5-7155LeftLeft7/31/193631Cabimas,Venezuela1958UDFA CLE
32Eddie FisherPMLB6-2200RightRight7/16/193631Shreveport,Louisiana1958UDFA SF
13Vern Fuller2BMLB6-1170RightRight3/1/194424Menomonie,WisconsinUDFA 
38Rob GardnerPMLB6-1176RightLeft12/19/194423Binghamton,New York1963UDFA MIN
44Tommy GramlyPMLB6-3175RightRight4/19/194523Dallas,Texas1966475CLE
20Jimmie HallOFMLB6-0175LeftRight3/17/193830Mount Holly,North CarolinaUDFA 
34Steve HarganPMLB6-3180RightRight9/8/194225Fort Wayne,Indiana1961UDFA CLE
21Tommy HarperOF-3BMLB5-10168RightRight10/14/194027Oak Grove,Louisiana1960UDFA CIN
15Billy Harris2B-3BMLB6-0175LeftRight11/24/194324Hamlet,North Carolina196627531CLE
36Mike HedlundPMLB6-1190RightRight8/11/194621Dallas,Texas1964UDFA CLE
11Tony Horton1BMLB6-3210RightRight12/6/194423Santa Monica,CaliforniaUDFA 
22Lou JohnsonOFMLB5-11175RightRight9/22/193433Lexington,KentuckyUDFA 
24Lou Klimchock3B-2BMLB5-11180LeftRight10/15/193928Hostetler,PennsylvaniaUDFA 
46Hal KurtzPMLB6-3205RightRight6/20/194325Washington,DCUDFA 
24Eddie LeonSS-2BMLB6-0175RightRight8/11/194621Tucson,Arizona1967235CLE
26Lee MayeOFMLB6-2190LeftRight12/11/193433Tuscaloosa,AlabamaUDFA 
48Sam McDowellPMLB6-5218LeftLeft9/21/194225Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania1960UDFA CLE
25Russ NagelsonOFMLB6-0205LeftRight9/19/194423Cincinnati,Ohio196614272CLE
14Dave Nelson2B-3BMLB5-10160RightRight6/20/194424Fort Sill,Oklahoma1964UDFA CLE
39Mike PaulPMLB6-0183LeftLeft4/18/194523Detroit,Michigan196720389CLE
31Horacio PinaPMLB6-2177RightRight3/12/194523Coahuila,Mexico1967UDFA CLE
23Lou PiniellaOFMLB6-2199RightRight8/28/194324Tampa,Florida1962UDFA CLE
38Billy RohrPMLB6-3170LeftLeft7/1/194522San Diego,CaliforniaUDFA 
43Vicente RomoPMLB6-1195RightRight4/12/194325Santa Rosalia,Mexico1965UDFA CLE
17Chico Salmon2B-SSMLB5-10170RightRight12/3/194027Colon,PanamaUDFA 
28Richie ScheinblumOFMLB6-1180BothRight11/5/194225New York,New York1964UDFA CLE
42Sonny SiebertPMLB6-3198RightRight1/14/193731St. Marys,Missouri1958UDFA CLE
9Duke SimsCMLB6-2205LeftRight6/5/194127Salt Lake City,Utah1959UDFA CLE
22Willie SmithOF-1BMLB6-0190LeftLeft2/11/193929Anniston,AlabamaUDFA 
27Russ SnyderOFMLB6-1190LeftRight6/22/193434Oak,NebraskaUDFA 
7Ken SuarezCMLB5-9175RightRight4/12/194325Tampa,FloridaUDFA 
40Darrell SutherlandPMLB6-4169RightRight11/14/194126Glendale,CaliforniaUDFA 
33Luis TiantPMLB5-11190RightRight11/23/194027Mariano,Cuba1962UDFA CLE
29Jose VidalOFMLB6-0190RightRight4/3/194028Batey Lechugas,Dominican RepublicUDFA 
27Leon WagnerOFMLB6-1195LeftRight5/13/193434Chattanooga,TennesseeUDFA 
35Stan WilliamsPMLB6-5230RightRight9/14/193631Enfield,New HampshireUDFA 
Team PersonnelPosition 
Mel AllenBroadcaster 
Clay BryantPitching Coach 
Alvin DarkManager 
Harry JonesBroadcaster 
Johnny LiponAssistant Coach 
Bob NealBroadcaster 
Paul O'DeaScout 
Gabe PaulGeneral Manager 
Jack SanfordPitching Coach 
Herb ScoreBroadcaster 
George StricklandThird Base Coach 


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