1929 Cleveland Indians
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Alva Bradley
General manager(s)Billy Evans
Manager(s)Roger Peckinpaugh
Local radioWTAM
(Tom Manning)
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The 1929 Cleveland Indians season was a season in American baseball. The team finished third in the American League with a record of 81–71, 24 games behind the Philadelphia Athletics.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Philadelphia Athletics 104 46 0.693 57–16 47–30
New York Yankees 88 66 0.571 18 49–28 39–38
Cleveland Indians 81 71 0.533 24 44–32 37–39
St. Louis Browns 79 73 0.520 26 41–36 38–37
Washington Senators 71 81 0.467 34 37–40 34–41
Detroit Tigers 70 84 0.455 36 38–39 32–45
Chicago White Sox 59 93 0.388 46 35–41 24–52
Boston Red Sox 58 96 0.377 48 32–45 26–51


Record vs. opponents


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


Notable transactions

Roster

1929 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 Luke Sewell 124 406 96 .236 1 39
1B Lew Fonseca 148 566 209 .369 6 103
2B Johnny Hodapp 90 294 96 .327 4 51
SS Ray Gardner 82 256 67 .262 1 24
3B Joe Sewell 152 578 182 .315 7 73
OF Charlie Jamieson 102 364 106 .291 0 26
OF Earl Averill 152 597 198 .332 18 96
OF Bibb Falk 125 426 133 .312 13 93

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
Ed Morgan 93 318 101 .318 3 37
Jackie Tavener 92 250 53 .212 2 27
Carl Lind 66 225 54 .240 0 13
Dick Porter 71 192 63 .328 1 24
Glenn Myatt 59 129 30 .233 1 17
Joe Hauser 37 48 12 .250 3 9
Johnny Burnett 19 33 5 .152 0 2
Grover Hartley 24 33 9 .273 0 8
Dan Jessee 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
Willis Hudlin 40 280.1 17 15 3.34 60
Jake Miller 29 206.0 14 12 3.58 58
Joe Shaute 26 162.0 8 8 4.28 43

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
Wes Ferrell 43 242.2 21 10 3.60 100
Johnny Miljus 34 128.1 8 8 5.19 42
Ken Holloway 25 119.0 6 5 3.03 32
Jimmy Zinn 18 105.1 4 6 5.04 29
Milt Shoffner 11 44.2 2 3 5.04 15
Clint Brown 3 16.1 0 2 3.31 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
George Grant 12 0 2 0 10.50 5
Jim Moore 2 0 0 0 9.53 0

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
B Terre Haute Tots Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Earl Wolgamot
D Frederick Warriors Blue Ridge League Bob Wells

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Notes

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

References