1936 Cleveland Indians
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Alva Bradley
General manager(s)Cy Slapnicka
Manager(s)Steve O'Neill
Local radioWHK
(Jack Graney)
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The 1936 Cleveland Indians season was a season in American baseball. The team finished fifth in the American League with a record of 80–74, 22½ games behind the New York Yankees.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 102 51 0.667 56–21 46–30
Detroit Tigers 83 71 0.539 19½ 44–33 39–38
Washington Senators 82 71 0.536 20 42–35 40–36
Chicago White Sox 81 70 0.536 20 43–32 38–38
Cleveland Indians 80 74 0.519 22½ 49–30 31–44
Boston Red Sox 74 80 0.481 28½ 47–29 27–51
St. Louis Browns 57 95 0.375 44½ 31–43 26–52
Philadelphia Athletics 53 100 0.346 49 31–46 22–54


Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 12–10 9–13 13–9 15–7–1 13–9 12–10 8–14
Chicago 10–12 12–10–1 8–14 7–14 15–7 13–8–1 16–5
Cleveland 13–9 10–12–1 9–13 6–16–1 13–9 15–7–1 14–8
Detroit 9–13 14–8 13–9 8–14 17–5 11–11 11–11
New York 15–7–1 14–7 16–6–1 14–8 16–6 14–8 13–9
Philadelphia 9–13 7–15 9–13 5–17 6–16 11–10–1 6–16
St. Louis 10–12 8–13–1 7–15–1 11–11 8–14 10–11–1 3–19
Washington 14–8 5–16 8–14 11–11 9–13 16–16 19–3


Roster

1936 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 Billy Sullivan 93 319 112 .351 2 48
1B Hal Trosky 151 629 216 .343 42 162
2B Roy Hughes 152 638 188 .295 0 63
SS Bill Knickerbocker 155 618 182 .294 8 73
3B Odell Hale 153 620 196 .316 14 87
OF Joe Vosmik 138 506 145 .287 7 94
OF Roy Weatherly 84 349 117 .335 8 53
OF Earl Averill 152 682 136 .378 28 126

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
Frankie Pytlak 75 224 72 .321 0 31
Bruce Campbell 76 172 64 .372 6 30
Jim Gleeson 41 139 36 .259 4 12
Milt Galatzer 49 97 23 .237 0 6
Greek George 23 77 15 .195 0 5
Joe Becker 22 50 9 .180 1 11
Boze Berger 28 52 9 .173 0 3
Jeff Heath 12 41 14 .341 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
Johnny Allen 36 243.0 20 10 3.44 165
Mel Harder 36 224.2 15 15 5.17 84
Oral Hildebrand 36 174.2 10 11 4.90 65
Lloyd Brown 24 140.1 8 10 4.17 34

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
Bob Feller 14 62.0 5 3 3.34 76
Al Milnar 4 22.0 1 2 7.36 9
Ralph Winegarner 9 14.2 0 0 4.91 3
Bill Zuber 2 13.2 1 1 6.59 5
George Uhle 7 12.2 0 1 8.53 5
Milt Galatzer 1 6.0 0 0 4.50 3
Paul Kardow 2 2.0 0 0 4.50 0

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
Denny Galehouse 36 8 7 1 4.85 71
George Blaeholder 35 8 4 0 5.09 30
Thornton Lee 43 3 5 3 4.89 49
Willis Hudlin 27 1 5 0 9.00 20

Awards and honors

All Star Game

Earl Averill, Outfielder (starter)

Mel Harder, Pitcher

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
A1 New Orleans Pelicans Southern Association Larry Gilbert
C Zanesville Grays Middle Atlantic League Earl Wolgamot
D Opelousas Indians Evangeline League Carlos Moore
D Fargo-Moorhead Twins Northern League Hal Irelan
D Monessen Indians Pennsylvania State Association John Hruska

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Zanesville[1]

References

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