1958 Cleveland Indians season

1958 Cleveland Indians
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) William R. Daley
General manager(s) Frank Lane
Manager(s) Bobby Bragan, Joe Gordon
Local television WEWS-TV
Local radio WERE (1300)
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Offseason

Regular season

  • May 17, 1958: Carroll Hardy hit his first major league home run when he pinch hit for Roger Maris in the 11th inning of a 4–4 tie against the Chicago White Sox.[8]
  • Indians manager Bobby Bragan was fired after 67 games, the shortest stint (at the time) for a Cleveland Indians manager.[9]

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees9262.597--
Chicago White Sox8272.53210
Boston Red Sox7975.51313
Cleveland Indians7776.50314.5
Detroit Tigers7777.50015
Baltimore Orioles7479.48417.5
Kansas City Athletics7381.47419
Washington Senators6193.39631

Record vs. opponents

1958 American League Records

Sources:
Team BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC NYY WSH
Baltimore 10–129–13–110–1110–1212–108–1415–7
Boston 12–1010–1212–1010–1212–109–13–114–8
Chicago 13–9–112–1012–1010–1212–107–1516–6
Cleveland 11–1010–1210–1214–810–127–1515–7
Detroit 12–1012–1012–108–1412–1012–109–13
Kansas City 10–1210–1210–1212–1010–129–1312–10–2
New York 14–813–9–115–715–710–1213–912–10
Washington 7–158–146–167–1513–910–12–210–12

Notable transactions

Roster

1958 Cleveland Indians
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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
1BMickey Vernon119355104.293855
LFMinnie Miñoso149556168.3022480

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
Gary Geiger9119545.23116
Roger Maris5118241.225927
Chico Carrasquel4915640.225927
Norm Cash82.00000
Woodie Held6714428.194317
Jay Porter408517.200419
Fred Hatfield381.12501

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
Gary Bell3318212103.31110

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
Mudcat Grant4420410113.84111
Don Ferrarese2894.2343.7162
Hal Woodeshick1471.2663.6427
Dick Tomanek1857.2235.6242

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
Chuck Churn60006.234
Dick Brodowski51000.0012
Gary Geiger10009.002

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA San Diego Padres Pacific Coast League Catfish Metkovich
AA Mobile Bears Southern Association Mel McGaha
A Reading Indians Eastern League Clyde McCullough
B Burlington Indians Carolina League Pinky May
C Minot Mallards Northern League Ken Landenberger
D Cocoa Indians Florida State League Paul O'Dea
D North Platte Indians Nebraska State League Mark Wylie
D Batavia Indians New York–Penn League Don Richmond

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Burlington, North Platte[16]

Notes

References

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