1951 Cleveland Indians season

1951 Cleveland Indians
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Ellis Ryan
General manager(s) Hank Greenberg
Manager(s) Al López
Local television WXEL
Hal Newell
Local radio WERE (1300)
Jack Graney, Jimmy Dudley
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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

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees9856.636--
Cleveland Indians9361.6045
Boston Red Sox8767.56511
Chicago White Sox8173.52617
Detroit Tigers7381.47425
Philadelphia Athletics7084.45528
Washington Senators6292.40336
St. Louis Browns52102.33846

Record vs. opponents

1951 American League Records

Sources:
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 11–118–1412–1011–1115–715–715–7
Chicago 11–1112–10–112–108–149–1315–714–8
Cleveland 14–810–12–117–57–1516–616–613–9
Detroit 10–1210–125–1710–1213–912–1013–9
New York 11–1114–815–712–1013–917–516–6
Philadelphia 7–1513–96–169–139–1314–812–10
St. Louis 7–157–156–1610–125–178–149–13
Washington 7–158–149–139–136–1610–1213–9

Notable transactions

Roster

1951 Cleveland Indians
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other players

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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
1BLuke Easter128486131.27027103

Other batters

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
Minnie Miñoso8146.42902
Ray Murray1111.00000

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bob Feller33249.22283.50111

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bob Chakales1768.1344.7432

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Lou Brissie544393.2050
Jerry Fahr50004.760

Awards and records

League leaders

Farm system

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

  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

References

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