1934 Cleveland Indians season

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1934 Cleveland Indians
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Alva Bradley
Manager(s) Walter Johnson
Local radio WHK
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The 1934 Cleveland Indians season was a season in American baseball. The team finished third in the American League with a record of 85-69, 16 games behind the Detroit Tigers.

Regular season[edit]

Pitcher Mel Harder became the first pitcher in the American League to win 20 games in one season while wearing glasses.[1]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
Detroit Tigers 101 53 .656 --
New York Yankees 94 60 .610 7
Cleveland Indians 85 69 .552 16
Boston Red Sox 76 76 .500 24
Philadelphia Athletics 68 82 .453 31
St. Louis Browns 67 85 .441 33
Washington Senators 66 86 .434 34
Chicago White Sox 53 99 .349 47

Roster[edit]

1934 Cleveland Indians
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Pytlak, FrankieFrankie Pytlak 91 289 75 .260 0 35
1B Trosky, HalHal Trosky 154 625 206 .330 35 142
2B Hale, OdellOdell Hale 143 563 170 .302 13 101
3B Kamm, WillieWillie Kamm 121 386 104 .269 0 42
SS Knickerbocker, BillBill Knickerbocker 146 593 188 .317 4 67
OF Averill, EarlEarl Averill 154 598 187 .313 31 113
OF Vosmik, JoeJoe Vosmik 104 405 138 .341 6 78
OF Rice, SamSam Rice 97 335 98 .293 1 33

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Burnett, JohnnyJohnny Burnett 72 208 61 .293 3 30
Spencer, RoyRoy Spencer 5 7 1 .143 0 2

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Harder, MelMel Harder 44 255.1 20 12 2.61 91

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Brown, LloydLloyd Brown 38 117 5 10 3.85 39

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Bean, BelveBelve Bean 21 5 1 0 3.86 20
Brown, ClintClint Brown 17 4 3 1 5.90 15

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
A New Orleans Pelicans Southern Association Larry Gilbert
C Zanesville Grays Middle Atlantic League Harry Layne, Bert Grimm and Earl Wolgamot
D Monessen Indians Pennsylvania State Association Eddie Onslow, Bill Ward,
Earl Wolgamot and Walt Laskowski

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: New Orleans, Zanesville[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p. 195, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  2. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

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