1921 Cleveland Indians
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Owner(s)Jim Dunn
Manager(s)Tris Speaker
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The 1921 Cleveland Indians season was a season in American baseball. A year after winning their first World Series championship, the team finished second in the American League with a record of 94–60, 4.5 games behind the New York Yankees.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 98 55 0.641 53–25 45–30
Cleveland Indians 94 60 0.610 51–26 43–34
St. Louis Browns 81 73 0.526 17½ 43–34 38–39
Washington Senators 80 73 0.523 18 46–30 34–43
Boston Red Sox 75 79 0.487 23½ 41–36 34–43
Detroit Tigers 71 82 0.464 27 37–40 34–42
Chicago White Sox 62 92 0.403 36½ 37–40 25–52
Philadelphia Athletics 53 100 0.346 45 28–47 25–53

Record vs. opponents


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


Roster

1921 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 Steve O'Neill 106 335 108 .322 1 50
1B Doc Johnston 118 384 114 .297 2 46
2B Bill Wambsganss 107 410 117 .285 2 47
SS Joe Sewell 154 572 182 .318 4 93
3B Larry Gardner 153 586 187 .319 3 120
OF Charlie Jamieson 140 536 166 .310 1 46
OF Elmer Smith 129 431 125 .290 16 85
OF Tris Speaker 132 506 183 .362 3 75

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
George Burns 84 244 88 .361 0 49
Riggs Stephenson 65 206 68 .330 2 34
Smoky Joe Wood 66 194 71 .366 4 60
Joe Evans 57 153 51 .333 0 21
Les Nunamaker 46 131 47 .359 0 25
Jack Graney 68 107 32 .299 2 18
Pinch Thomas 21 35 9 .257 0 4
Ginger Shinault 22 29 11 .379 0 4
Luke Sewell 3 6 0 .000 0 1
Tex Jeanes 5 3 2 .667 0 4
Lou Guisto 2 2 1 .500 0 1
Art Wilson 2 1 0 .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
Stan Coveleski 43 315.0 23 13 3.37 99
George Uhle 41 238.0 16 13 4.01 63
Duster Mails 34 194.1 14 8 3.94 87

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
Jim Bagby 40 191.2 14 12 4.70 37
Ray Caldwell 37 147.0 6 6 4.90 76
Allan Sothoron 22 144.2 12 4 3.24 61
Guy Morton 30 107.2 8 3 2.76 45
Bernie Henderson 2 3.0 0 1 9.00 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
Ted Odenwald 10 1 0 0 1.56 4
Bob Clark 5 0 0 0 14.46 2
Jesse Petty 4 0 0 0 2.00 0