1950 Cleveland Indians season

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1950 Cleveland Indians
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Ellis Ryan
Manager(s) Lou Boudreau
Local television WEWS-TV
Local radio WERE (1300)
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The 1950 Cleveland Indians season was the 50th season in franchise history. The team finished fourth in the American League with a record of 92-62, six games behind the New York Yankees.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Rookie Al Rosen led the American League in home runs with 37.[3]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 98 56 .636 --
Detroit Tigers 95 59 .617 3
Boston Red Sox 94 60 .610 4
Cleveland Indians 92 62 .597 6
Washington Senators 67 87 .435 31
Chicago White Sox 60 94 .390 38
St. Louis Browns 58 96 .377 40
Philadelphia Athletics 52 102 .338 46

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1950 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
3B Rosen, AlAl Rosen 155 554 159 .287 37 116

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
Boudreau, LouLou Boudreau 81 260 70 .269 1 29

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
Aber, AlAl Aber 1 9 1 0 2.00 4

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

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

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Al Rosen, American League leader, home runs (37)

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA San Diego Padres Pacific Coast League Del Baker
AA Oklahoma City Indians Texas League Joe Vosmik, Hank Gowdy and Tommy Reis
A Dayton Indians Central League Dolph Camilli
A Wilkes-Barre Barons Eastern League Bill Norman
B Cedar Rapids Indians Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Billy Jurges
B Harrisburg Senators Interstate League Les Bell
B Spartanburg Peaches Tri-State League Kerby Farrell
B Tacoma Tigers Western International League Jack Brillheart
C Tucson Cowboys Arizona-Texas League Hank Leiber
C Bakersfield Indians California League Harry Griswold
C Pittsfield Indians Canadian-American League Lloyd Brown
D Daytona Beach Islanders Florida State League Red Ruffing
D Zanesville Indians Ohio-Indiana League Knowles Piercy
D Batavia Clippers PONY League Ed Kobesky
D Green Bay Blue Jays Wisconsin State League Phil Seghi

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Wilkes-Barre[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Grant Dunlap page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Satchel Paige page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p. 346, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  4. ^ Mike Tresh page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Mickey Vernon page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

External links[edit]