1952 Cleveland Indians season

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1952 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 1952 Cleveland Indians season was a season in American baseball. The team finished second in the American League with a record of 93-61, just two games behind the New York Yankees.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 95 59 .617 --
Cleveland Indians 93 61 .604 2
Chicago White Sox 81 73 .526 14
Philadelphia Athletics 79 75 .513 16
Washington Senators 78 76 .506 17
Boston Red Sox 76 78 .494 19
St. Louis Browns 64 90 .416 31
Detroit Tigers 50 104 .325 45

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1952 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 Hegan, JimJim Hegan 112 333 75 .225 4 41
1B Easter, LukeLuke Easter 127 437 115 .263 31 97
2B Ávila, BobbyBobby Ávila 150 597 179 .300 7 45
3B Rosen, AlAl Rosen 148 567 171 .302 28 105

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
Westlake, WallyWally Westlake 29 69 16 .232 1 9

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
Garcia, MikeMike Garcia 46 292.1 22 11 2.37 143

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
Abernathie, BillBill Abernathie 1 0 0 0 13.50 0

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Indianapolis Indians American Association Gene Desautels
AA Dallas Eagles Texas League L. D. Meyer
A Reading Indians Eastern League Kerby Farrell
A Wichita Indians Western League Ralph Winegarner
B Cedar Rapids Indians Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Jimmy Bloodworth
B Spartanburg Peaches Tri-State League Pinky May
C Bakersfield Indians California League Gene Lillard
C Fort Smith Indians Western Association Harry Griswold
D Daytona Beach Islanders Florida State League Red Kress
D Green Bay Blue Jays Wisconsin State League Phil Seghi

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Herb Score page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Wally Westlake page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

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