1951 Cleveland Indians season

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1951 Cleveland Indians
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Ellis Ryan
Manager(s) Al Lopez
Local television WXEL
Local radio WERE (1300)
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The 1951 Cleveland Indians season was a season in American baseball. The team finished second in the American League with a record of 93-61, 5 games behind the New York Yankees.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 98 56 .636 --
Cleveland Indians 93 61 .604 5
Boston Red Sox 87 67 .565 11
Chicago White Sox 81 73 .526 17
Detroit Tigers 73 81 .474 25
Philadelphia Athletics 70 84 .455 28
Washington Senators 62 92 .403 36
St. Louis Browns 52 102 .338 46

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1951 Cleveland Indians
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other players

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
1B Easter, LukeLuke Easter 128 486 131 .270 27 103

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
Miñoso, MinnieMinnie Miñoso 8 14 6 .429 0 2
Murray, RayRay Murray 1 1 1 1.000 0 0

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
Feller, BobBob Feller 33 249.2 22 8 3.50 111

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
Chakales, BobBob Chakales 17 68.1 3 4 4.74 32

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
Brissie, LouLou Brissie 54 4 3 9 3.20 50
Fahr, JerryJerry Fahr 5 0 0 0 4.76 0

Awards and records[edit]

League leaders[edit]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA San Diego Padres Pacific Coast League Del Baker
AA Dallas Eagles Texas League L. D. Meyer
A Wilkes-Barre Barons Eastern League Bill Norman
A Wichita Indians Western League Joe Schultz
B Cedar Rapids Indians Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Kerby Farrell
B Harrisburg Senators Interstate League Les Bell and Hal Cox
B Spartanburg Peaches Tri-State League Harry Griswold
C Bakersfield Indians California League Wimpy Quinn
C Fort Smith Indians Western Association Paul O'Dea
D Daytona Beach Islanders Florida State League Mike Tresh
D Batavia Clippers PONY League Ed Kobesky and Joe Vosmik
D Green Bay Blue Jays Wisconsin State League Phil Seghi

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Spartanburg[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Grant Dunlap page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Minnie Miñoso page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p. 99, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

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