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1971 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

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W-L Record: 60-102 .370
Rank: 6th in American League East
Run Differential: 543-747 -204
Roster Continuity 70.26% 16/24
Manager(s): Alvin Dark, Johnny Lipon
General Manager: Alvin Dark (1971-07-30), Gabe Paul
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Ballpark: Cleveland Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 591,361 23/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: David Sloan (#9) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Clay Bryant
Assistant Coach: Hoot Evers
Assistant Coach: Kerby Farrell
Assistant Coach: Johnny Lipon
Pitching Coach: Cot Deal

#1 Draft Picks

Steve Dunning (#2), Ray Fosse (#7), Jack Heidemann (#11)
American League East 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 1971 Cleveland Indians season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    33Rick AustinP6-4190R-L241970SLN: 1968-3-54MLB--
    21Frank BakerOF5-10180L-R271969Not draftedMLB--
    49Mark BallingerP6-6205R-R221971CLE: 1967-2-31MLB--
    25Kurt Bevacqua3B-2B6-1185R-R241971ATL: 1967-6-102MLB--
    25Buddy BradfordOF5-11191R-R261966Not draftedMLB--
    16Larry BrownSS-2B5-11165R-R311963Not draftedMLB--
    17Lou CamilliSS-2B5-10170B-R241969CLE: 1967-3-55MLB--
    14Chris Chambliss1B6-1212L-R221971CLE: 1970-1-1MLB--
    40Jim ClarkOF-1B6-1190R-R241971PIT: 1969-24-562MLB--
    44Vince ColbertP6-4200R-R251970CLE: 1968-11-234MLB--
    46Steve DunningP6-2205R-R221970CLE: 1970-1-2MLB--
    47Ed FarmerP6-5210R-R211971CLE: 1967-5-91MLB--
    22Ted FordOF5-10180R-R241970CLE: 1966-1-11MLB--
    8Ray FosseC6-2215R-R241967CLE: 1965-1-7MLB--
    32Alan FosterP6-0180R-R241967LAN: 1965-2-28MLB--
    27Roy FosterOF6-0185R-R251970Not draftedMLB--
    45Rich HandP6-1195R-R221970CLE: 1969-1-1MLB--
    34Steve HarganP6-3180R-R281965Not draftedMLB--
    40Ken Harrelson1B-OF6-2190R-R291963Not draftedMLB--
    18Jack HeidemannSS6-0178R-R211969CLE: 1967-1-11MLB--
    38Phil HenniganP185R-R251969CLE: 1966-4-60MLB--
    23Chuck HintonOF6-1197R-R371961Not draftedMLB--
    10Gomer Hodge3B-1B6-2185B-R271971Not draftedMLB--
    51Bob KaiserP5-10175B-L211971CLE: 1968-3-46MLB--
    30Ray LambP6-1175R-R261969LAN: 1966-40-732MLB--
    24Eddie LeonSS-2B6-0175R-R241968CLE: 1967-2-35MLB--
    29John LowensteinOF6-0175L-R241970CLE: 1968-18-402MLB--
    50Chuck MachemehlP6-4200R-R241971CLE: 1968-12-258MLB--
    48Sam McDowellP6-5218L-L281961Not draftedMLB--
    31Steve MingoriP5-10170L-L271970Not draftedMLB--
    12Graig Nettles3B6-0185L-R261967MIN: 1965-4-74MLB--
    36Camilo PascualP5-11185R-R371954Not draftedMLB--
    39Mike PaulP6-0183L-L261968CLE: 1967-20-390MLB--
    28Vada PinsonOF5-11181L-L321958Not draftedMLB--
    16Fred StanleySS-2B5-10167R-R231969HOU: 1966-8-143MLB--
    7Ken SuarezC5-9175R-R281966Not draftedMLB--
    11Ted UhlaenderOF6-2190L-R301965Not draftedMLB--

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