1941 Cleveland Indians season

1941 Cleveland Indians
Major League affiliations
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Other information
Owner(s)Alva Bradley
General manager(s)Cy Slapnicka, Roger Peckinpaugh
Manager(s)Roger Peckinpaugh
Local radioWCLE · WHK
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Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 101 53 .656 --
Boston Red Sox 84 70 .545 17
Chicago White Sox 77 77 .500 24
Cleveland Indians 75 79 .487 26
Detroit Tigers 75 79 .487 26
St. Louis Browns 70 84 .455 31
Washington Senators 70 84 .455 31
Philadelphia Athletics 64 90 .416 37

Record vs. opponents

1941 American League Records

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

Roster

1941 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
C Rollie Hemsley 98 288 69 .240 2 24
1B Hal Trosky 89 310 91 .294 11 51
2B Ray Mack 145 500 114 .228 9 44
SS Lou Boudreau 148 579 149 .257 10 56
3B Ken Keltner 149 581 156 .269 23 84
OF Gee Walker 121 445 126 .283 6 48
OF Jeff Heath 151 585 199 .340 24 123
OF Roy Weatherly 102 363 105 .289 3 37

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
Soup Campbell 104 328 82 .250 3 35
Oscar Grimes 77 244 58 .238 4 24
Gene Desautels 66 189 38 .201 1 17
Beau Bell 48 104 20 .192 0 9
Larry Rosenthal 45 75 14 .187 1 8
Hank Edwards 16 68 15 .221 1 6
Rusty Peters 29 63 13 .206 0 2
Jim Hegan 16 47 15 .319 1 5
Buck Frierson 5 11 3 .273 0 2
Red Howell 11 7 2 .286 0 2
Oris Hockett 2 6 2 .333 0 1
Les Fleming 2 8 2 .250 0 2
Vern Freiburger 2 8 1 .125 0 1
Fabian Gaffke 4 4 1 .250 0 0
Chuck Workman 9 4 0 .000 0 0
Bob Lemon 5 4 1 .250 0 0
Jack Conway 2 2 1 .500 0 1
George Susce 1 0 0 ---- 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
Bob Feller 44 343.0 25 13 3.15 260
Al Milnar 35 229.1 12 19 4.36 82
Al Smith 29 206.2 12 13 3.83 76
Jim Bagby 33 200.2 9 15 4.04 53
Mel Harder 15 68.2 5 4 5.24 21

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
Chubby Dean 8 53.1 1 4 4.39 14
Ken Jungels 6 13.2 0 0 7.24 6
Cal Dorsett 5 11.1 0 1 10.32 5
Red Embree 1 4.0 0 1 6.75 4
Nate Andrews 2 2.1 0 0 11.57 1

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
Clint Brown 41 3 3 5 3.27 22
Joe Heving 27 5 2 5 2.29 18
Joe Krakauskas 12 1 2 0 4.10 25
Harry Eisenstat 21 1 1 2 4.24 11
Steve Gromek 9 1 1 2 4.24 19

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Lou Boudreau, Shortstop

Bob Feller, Pitcher (starter)

Jeff Heath, Outfielder (starter)

Ken Keltner, Third baseman

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
A1 Oklahoma City Indians Texas League Rogers Hornsby and Homer Peel
A Wilkes-Barre Barons Eastern League Earl Wolgamot
B Cedar Rapids Raiders Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Ollie Marquardt
C Flint Indians Michigan State League Jack Knight
C Charleston Senators Middle Atlantic League Ed Hall
C Salina Millers Western Association Russ Rollings, Jimmy Payton and John Fitzpatrick
D Thomasville Tommies North Carolina State League Jim Gruzdis
D Mansfield Braves Ohio State League Alex Chowson
D Appleton Papermakers Wisconsin State League Ed Dancisak

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Cedar Rapids, Flint[1]

References

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

External links

Red Howell

Murray Donald Howell (January 29, 1909 – October 1, 1950), nicknamed "Porky", was a Major League Baseball player who played for one season. He played for the Cleveland Indians for 11 games as a pinch hitter during the 1941 Cleveland Indians season.

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