1942 Cleveland Indians season

1942 Cleveland Indians
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Alva Bradley
General manager(s)Roger Peckinpaugh
Manager(s)Lou Boudreau
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Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 103 51 .669 --
Boston Red Sox 93 59 .612 9
St. Louis Browns 82 69 .543 19.5
Cleveland Indians 75 79 .487 28
Detroit Tigers 73 81 .474 30
Chicago White Sox 66 82 .446 34
Washington Senators 62 89 .411 39.5
Philadelphia Athletics 55 99 .357 48

Record vs. opponents

1942 American League Records

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

Record vs. opponents

1942 American League Records

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

Roster

1942 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
C Otto Denning 91 214 45 .210 1 19
1B Les Fleming 156 548 160 .292 14 82
2B Ray Mack 143 481 108 .225 2 45
SS Lou Boudreau 147 506 143 .283 2 58
3B Ken Keltner 152 624 179 .287 6 78
OF Oris Hockett 148 601 150 .250 7 48
OF Jeff Heath 147 568 158 .278 10 76
OF Roy Weatherly 128 473 122 .258 5 39

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
Buster Mills 80 195 54 .277 1 26
Jim Hegan 68 170 33 .194 0 11
Gene Desautels 62 162 40 .247 0 9
Oscar Grimes 51 84 15 .179 0 2
Fabian Gaffke 40 67 11 .164 0 3
Rusty Peters 34 58 13 .224 0 2
Hank Edwards 13 48 12 .250 0 7
Ted Sepkowski 5 10 1 .100 0 0
Eddie Robinson 8 8 1 .125 0 2
Bob Lemon 5 5 0 .000 0 0
George Susce 2 1 1 1.000 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
Jim Bagby 38 270.2 17 9 2.96 54
Mel Harder 29 198.2 13 14 3.44 74
Chubby Dean 27 172.2 8 11 3.81 46
Al Smith 30 168.1 10 15 3.96 66
Al Milnar 28 157.0 6 8 4.13 35

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
Red Embree 19 63.0 3 4 3.86 44
Steve Gromek 14 44.1 2 0 3.65 14
Ray Poat 4 18.1 1 3 5.40 8
Clint Brown 7 9.0 1 1 6.00 4
Joe Krakauskas 3 7.0 0 0 3.86 2
Allie Reynolds 2 5.0 0 0 0.00 2
Pete Center 1 3.1 0 0 16.20 0
Paul Calvert 1 2.0 0 0 0.00 2

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
Vern Kennedy 28 4 8 1 4.08 37
Tom Ferrick 31 3 2 3 1.99 28
Harry Eisenstat 29 2 1 2 2.45 19
Joe Heving 27 5 3 3 4.86 13

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Jim Bagby, Pitcher

Lou Boudreau, Shortstop (starter)

Ken Keltner, Third baseman (starter)

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Baltimore Orioles International League Alphonse "Tommy" Thomas
A Wilkes-Barre Barons Eastern League Earl Wolgamot
B Cedar Rapids Raiders Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Ollie Marquardt
C Charleston Senators Middle Atlantic League Ed Hall
C Wausau Timberjacks Northern League Wally Gilbert
D Thomasville Tommies North Carolina State League Jim Gruzdis and Woody Mabry
D Batavia Clippers PONY League Jack Sanford
D Appleton Papermakers Wisconsin State League Ed Dancisak and Dutch Zwilling

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Cedar Rapids, Thomasville[2]

References

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

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