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1981 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

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W-L Record: 52-51 .505
Rank: th in American League East
Run Differential: 431-442 -11
Roster Continuity 79.60% 8/26
Manager(s): Dave Garcia
General Manager: Phil Seghi
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Ballpark: Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 661,395 19/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: George Alpert (#13) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Denny Somers
Hitting Coach: Tommy McCraw
Pitching Coach: Dave Duncan
Third Base Coach: Joe Nossek

#1 Draft Picks

Rick Manning (#2), Tom Brennan (#4), Tom Veryzer (#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 1981 Cleveland Indians season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    23Chris BandoC6-0195B-R251981CLE: 1978-2-36MLB--
    7Alan BannisterOF-2B5-11175R-R291974PHI: 1973-1-1MLB--
    39Len BarkerP6-5225R-R251976TEX: 1973-3-49MLB--
    28Bert BlylevenP6-3207R-R301970MIN: 1969-3-55MLB--
    45Tom BrennanP6-1180R-R281981CLE: 1974-1-4MLB--
    34Joe CharboneauOF6-2205R-R261980MIN: 1976-6-111MLB--
    40John DennyP6-3190R-R281974SLN: 1970-29-679MLB--
    16Bo DiazC5-11190R-R281977Not draftedMLB--
    27Miguel DiloneOF6-0160B-R261974Not draftedMLB--
    10Jerry DybzinskiSS6-2180R-R251980CLE: 1977-15-375MLB--
    22Mike FischlinSS-2B6-1165R-R251977NYA: 1975-7-163MLB--
    17Wayne GarlandP6-0195R-R301973SLN: 1969-1-1MLB--
    44Ed GlynnP6-2180R-L281975Not draftedMLB--
    21Mike Hargrove1B6-0195L-L311974TEX: 1972-25-572MLB--
    11Toby Harrah3B-SS6-0180R-R321969Not draftedMLB--
    9Ron HasseyC6-2200L-R281978CLE: 1976-18-422MLB--
    8Von HayesOF-1B6-5186L-R221981CLE: 1979-7-163MLB--
    25Pat KellyOF6-1185L-L361967Not draftedMLB--
    18Duane Kuiper2B6-0175L-R311974CLE: 1972-1-21MLB--
    35Bob LaceyP6-5200R-L271977OAK: 1972-10-140MLB--
    41Dennis LewallynP6-4200R-R271975LAN: 1972-1-8MLB--
    32Larry LittletonOF6-1185R-R271981PIT: 1976-1-6MLB--
    20Rick ManningOF6-1180L-R261975CLE: 1972-1-2MLB--
    43Sid MongeP6-2195B-L301975CAL: 1970-24-569MLB--
    6Jorge Orta2B-OF5-10170L-R301972Not draftedMLB--
    30Karl Pagel1B6-2190L-L261978CHN: 1976-1-20MLB--
    13Ron PruittOF-C6-0185R-R291975TEX: 1972-2-28MLB--
    12Dave Rosello2B-SS5-11160R-R311972Not draftedMLB--
    37Dan SpillnerP6-1190R-R291974SDN: 1970-2-25MLB--
    46Mike StantonP6-2205B-R281975HOU: 1973-1-5MLB--
    29Andre Thornton1B6-2205R-R311973Not draftedMLB--
    15Tom VeryzerSS6-1185R-R281973DET: 1971-1-11MLB--
    36Rick WaitsP6-3195L-L291973WS2: 1970-5-112MLB--

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