1926 Cleveland Indians season

The 1926 Cleveland Indians season was a season in American baseball. The team finished second in the American League with a record of 88–66, 3 games behind the New York Yankees.

1926 Cleveland Indians
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Owner(s)Estate of Jim Dunn
Manager(s)Tris Speaker
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Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 91 63 0.591 50–25 41–38
Cleveland Indians 88 66 0.571 3 49–31 39–35
Philadelphia Athletics 83 67 0.553 6 44–27 39–40
Washington Senators 81 69 0.540 8 42–30 39–39
Chicago White Sox 81 72 0.529 47–31 34–41
Detroit Tigers 79 75 0.513 12 39–41 40–34
St. Louis Browns 62 92 0.403 29 40–39 22–53
Boston Red Sox 46 107 0.301 44½ 25–51 21–56

Record vs. opponents

1926 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 6–16 6–16 7–15 5–17 8–14 11–11–1 3–18
Chicago 16–6 13–9 14–8–2 8–14 6–15 13–9 11–11
Cleveland 16–6 9–13 11–11 11–11 14–8 11–11 16–6
Detroit 15–7 8–14–2 11–11 10–12 11–11 12–10 12–10–1
New York 17–5 14–8 11–11 12–10 9–13 16–6 12–10–1
Philadelphia 14–8 15–6 8–14 11–11 13–9 15–7 7–12
St. Louis 11–11–1 9–13 11–11 10–12 6–16 7–15 8–14
Washington 18–3 11–11 6–16 10–12–1 10–12–1 12–7 14–8

Roster

1926 Cleveland Indians
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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
OF Tris Speaker 150 539 164 .304 7 86

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
Chick Autry 3 7 1 .143 0 0

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
George Uhle 39 318.1 27 11 2.83 159
Dutch Levsen 33 237.1 16 13 3.41 53
Joe Shaute 34 206.2 14 10 3.53 47
Sherry Smith 27 188.1 11 10 3.73 25
Garland Buckeye 32 165.2 6 9 3.10 36
Jake Miller 18 82.2 7 4 3.27 24

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

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
Ray Benge 8 1 0 0 3.86 3

References

Freddy Spurgeon

Fred Spurgeon (October 9, 1900 – November 5, 1970) was a Major League Baseball second baseman who played for four seasons. He played for the Cleveland Indians from 1924 to 1927. He was the starting second baseman during the 1926 Cleveland Indians season and led the league in sacrifice hits with 35 and outs with 470.

Norm Lehr

Norman Carl Michael Lehr (May 28, 1901 – July 17, 1968), nicknamed "King", was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played for one season. He pitched in four games for the Cleveland Indians during the 1926 Cleveland Indians season.

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