1929 Cleveland Indians season

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1929 Cleveland Indians
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Alva Bradley
General manager(s) Billy Evans
Manager(s) Roger Peckinpaugh
Local television none
Local radio WTAM
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The 1929 Cleveland Indians season was a season in American baseball. The team finished third in the American League with a record of 81–71, 24 games behind the Philadelphia Athletics.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
Philadelphia Athletics 104 46 .693 --
New York Yankees 88 66 .571 18
Cleveland Indians 81 71 .533 24
St. Louis Browns 79 73 .520 26
Washington Senators 71 81 .467 34
Detroit Tigers 70 84 .455 36
Chicago White Sox 59 93 .388 46
Boston Red Sox 58 96 .377 48

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1929 American League Records

Sources:

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 11–11 9–13 8–14 5–17 4–18 11–11–1 10–12
Chicago 11–11 9–12 10–12 6–16 9–13 4–17 10–12
Cleveland 13–9 12–9 11–11 14–8 7–14 10–12 14–8
Detroit 14–8 12–10 11–11 9–13 4–18 10–12 10–12–1
New York 17–5 16–6 8–14 13–9 8–14 14–8 12–10
Philadelphia 18–4 13–9 14–7 18–4 14–8 11–10–1 16–4
St. Louis 11–11–1 17–4 12–10 12–10 8–14 10–11–1 9–13
Washington 12–10 12–10 8–14 12–10–1 10–12 4–16 13–9


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1929 Cleveland Indians
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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 Sewell, LukeLuke Sewell 124 406 96 .236 1 39

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 19 33 5 .152 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
Miller, JakeJake Miller 29 206 14 12 3.58 58

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
Ferrell, WesWes Ferrell 43 242.2 21 10 3.60 100
Shoffner, MiltMilt Shoffner 11 44.2 2 3 5.04 15
Brown, ClintClint Brown 3 16.1 0 2 3.31 1

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

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
B Terre Haute Tots Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Earl Wolgamot
D Frederick Warriors Blue Ridge League Bob Wells

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Notes[edit]

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

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