1950 Cleveland Indians season

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1950 Cleveland Indians
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Ellis Ryan
General manager(s) Hank Greenberg
Manager(s) Lou Boudreau
Local television WEWS-TV
Jack Graney, Jimmy Dudley
Local radio WERE (1300)
Jack Graney, Jimmy Dudley
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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

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1950 American League Records

Sources:

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

Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 15–7 10–12 10–12 9–13 19–3 19–3 12–10
Chicago 7–15 8–14 6–16–2 8–14 11–11 12–10 8–14
Cleveland 12–10 14–8 13–9–1 8–14 17–5 13–9 15–7
Detroit 12–10 16–6–2 9–13–1 11–11 17–5 17–5 13–9
New York 13–9 14–8 14–8 11–11 15–7 17–5 14–8–1
Philadelphia 3–19 11–11 5–17 5–17 7–15 8–14 13–9
St. Louis 3–19 10–12 9–13 5–17 5–17 14–8 12–10
Washington 10–12 14–8 7–15 9–13 8–14–1 9–13 10–12


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 Jim 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 at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ Satchel Paige 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 at Baseball-Reference
  5. ^ Mickey Vernon 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]