1932 Cleveland Indians
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Alva Bradley
General manager(s)Billy Evans
Manager(s)Roger Peckinpaugh
Local radioWHK
(Jack Graney)
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The 1932 Cleveland Indians season was a season in American baseball. The team finished fourth in the American League with a record of 87–65, 19 games behind the New York Yankees.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 107 47 0.695 62–15 45–32
Philadelphia Athletics 94 60 0.610 13 51–26 43–34
Washington Senators 93 61 0.604 14 51–26 42–35
Cleveland Indians 87 65 0.572 19 43–33 44–32
Detroit Tigers 76 75 0.503 29½ 42–34 34–41
St. Louis Browns 63 91 0.409 44 33–42 30–49
Chicago White Sox 49 102 0.325 56½ 28–49 21–53
Boston Red Sox 43 111 0.279 64 27–50 16–61


Record vs. opponents

1932 American League Records

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


Roster

1932 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 Luke Sewell 87 300 76 .253 2 52
1B Ed Morgan 144 532 156 .293 4 68
2B Bill Cissell 131 541 173 .320 6 93
SS Johnny Burnett 129 512 152 .297 4 53
3B Willie Kamm 148 524 150 .286 3 83
OF Joe Vosmik 153 621 194 .312 10 97
OF Earl Averill 153 631 198 .314 32 124
OF Dick Porter 146 621 191 .308 4 60

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
Glenn Myatt 85 252 62 .246 8 46
Ed Montague 68 192 47 .245 0 24
Bruce Connatser 64 60 14 .233 0 4
Frankie Pytlak 33 29 7 .241 0 4
Mike Powers 14 33 6 .182 0 5
Charlie Jamieson 16 16 1 .063 0 0
Johnny Hodapp 7 16 2 .125 0 0
Bob Seeds 2 4 0 .000 0 0
Joe Boley 1 4 1 .250 0 0
Boze Berger 1 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
Wes Ferrell 38 287.2 23 13 3.66 105
Clint Brown 37 262.2 15 12 4.08 59
Mel Harder 39 254.2 15 13 3.75 90
Willis Hudlin 33 181.2 12 8 4.71 65
Oral Hildebrand 27 129.1 8 6 3.69 49
Jack Russell 18 113.0 5 7 4.70 27

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
Ralph Winegarner 5 17.1 1 0 1.04 5
Leo Moon 1 5.2 0 0 11.12 1
Pete Appleton 4 5.0 0 0 16.20 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
Sarge Connally 35 8 6 3 4.33 32
Monte Pearson 23 0 0 0 10.13 5

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AA Toledo Mud Hens American Association Bibb Falk
B Fort Wayne Chiefs Central League Bill Wambsganss
B Quincy Indians Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Sylvester Simon
B Williamsport Grays New York–Pennsylvania League Herbie Moran, Harry Hinchman and Glenn Killinger
D Burlington Bees Mississippi Valley League Art Mueller and Jack Tesar

Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League folded July 15, 1932[1]

References

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