1933 Cleveland Indians
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Alva Bradley
General manager(s)Billy Evans
Manager(s)Roger Peckinpaugh, Walter Johnson
Local radioWHK
(Jack Graney)
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The 1933 Cleveland Indians season was a season in American baseball. The team finished fourth in the American League with a record of 75–76, 23½ games behind the Washington Senators.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Washington Senators 99 53 0.651 46–30 53–23
New York Yankees 91 59 0.607 7 51–23 40–36
Philadelphia Athletics 79 72 0.523 19½ 46–29 33–43
Cleveland Indians 75 76 0.497 23½ 45–32 30–44
Detroit Tigers 75 79 0.487 25 43–35 32–44
Chicago White Sox 67 83 0.447 31 35–41 32–42
Boston Red Sox 63 86 0.423 34½ 32–40 31–46
St. Louis Browns 55 96 0.364 43½ 30–46 25–50

Record vs. opponents

1933 American League Records

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


Roster

1933 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 Frankie Pytlak 80 248 77 .310 2 33
1B Harley Boss 112 438 118 .269 1 53
2B Odell Hale 98 351 97 .276 10 64
SS Bill Knickerbocker 80 279 63 .226 2 32
3B Willie Kamm 133 447 126 .282 1 47
OF Joe Vosmik 119 438 115 .263 4 56
OF Earl Averill 151 599 180 .301 11 92
OF Dick Porter 132 499 133 .267 0 41

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
Bill Cissell 112 409 94 .230 6 33
Johnny Burnett 83 261 71 .272 1 29
Roy Spencer 75 227 46 .203 0 23
Milt Galatzer 57 160 38 .238 1 17
Ed Morgan 39 121 32 .264 1 13
Glenn Myatt 40 77 18 .234 0 7
Johnny Oulliber 22 75 20 .267 0 3
Mike Powers 24 47 13 .277 0 2
Hal Trosky 11 44 13 .295 1 8

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
Mel Harder 43 253.0 15 17 2.95 81
Oral Hildebrand 36 220.1 16 11 3.76 90
Wes Ferrell 28 201.0 11 12 4.21 41
Clint Brown 33 185.0 11 12 3.41 47
Monte Pearson 19 135.1 10 5 2.33 54

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
Thornton Lee 3 17.1 1 1 4.15 7

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
Willis Hudlin 34 5 13 1 3.97 44
Sarge Connally 41 5 3 1 4.89 30
Belve Bean 27 1 2 0 5.25 41
Howard Craghead 11 0 0 0 6.23 2

Awards & Honors

All Star Game

Earl Averill, Outfielder

Wes Ferrell, Pitcher

Oral Hildebrand, Pitcher

Farm system

See also: Minor league baseball

Level Team League Manager
C Zanesville Grays Middle Atlantic League Johnny Walker, Buzz Wetzel,
Harry Layne and Bert Grimm

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Zanesville[1]

References

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