1967 Cleveland Indians
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Vernon Stouffer
General manager(s)Gabe Paul
Manager(s)Joe Adcock
Local televisionWJW-TV
(Harry Jones, Herb Score)
Local radioWERE
(Jimmy Dudley, Bob Neal)
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The 1967 Cleveland Indians season was a season in American baseball. The team finished eighth in the American League with a record of 75–87, 17 games behind the Boston Red Sox.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Red Sox 92 70 0.568 49–32 43–38
Detroit Tigers 91 71 0.562 1 52–29 39–42
Minnesota Twins 91 71 0.562 1 52–29 39–42
Chicago White Sox 89 73 0.549 3 49–33 40–40
California Angels 84 77 0.522 53–30 31–47
Washington Senators 76 85 0.472 15½ 40–40 36–45
Baltimore Orioles 76 85 0.472 15½ 35–42 41–43
Cleveland Indians 75 87 0.463 17 36–45 39–42
New York Yankees 72 90 0.444 20 43–38 29–52
Kansas City Athletics 62 99 0.385 29½ 37–44 25–55


Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]
Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KCA MIN NYY WSH
Baltimore 10–8 6–11 7–11 9–9 3–15 10–8 8–10 13–5 10–8
Boston 8–10 10–8 8–10 13–5 11–7 12–6 7–11 12–6 11–7
California 11–6 8–10 7–11 14–4 8–10 14–4 7–11 9–9 6–12
Chicago 11–7 10–8 11–7 12–6 8–10 8–10 9–9 12–6 8–10
Cleveland 9–9 5–13 4–14 6–12 8–10 11–7 10–8 9–9 13–5
Detroit 15–3 7–11 10–8 10–8 10–8 12–6 8–10–1 10–8 9–9
Kansas City 8–10 6–12 4–14 10–8 7–11 6–12 8–10 7–11 6–11
Minnesota 10–8 11–7 11–7 9–9 8–10 10–8–1 10–8 12–6–1 10–8
New York 5–13 6–12 9–9 6–12 9–9 8–10 11–7 6–12–1 12–6
Washington 8–10 7–11 12–6 10–8 5–13 9–9 11–6 8–10 6–12


Notable transactions

Opening Day Lineup

Opening Day Starters
# Name Position
25 Vic Davalillo CF
10 Max Alvis 3B
27 Leon Wagner LF
15 Fred Whitfield 1B
23 Chuck Hinton RF
18 Gus Gil 2B
9 Duke Sims C
16 Larry Brown SS
48 Sam McDowell P

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Roster

1967 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 Joe Azcue 86 295 74 .251 11 34
1B Tony Horton 106 363 102 .281 10 44
2B Vern Fuller 73 206 46 .223 7 21
SS Larry Brown 152 485 110 .227 7 37
3B Max Alvis 161 637 163 .256 21 70
LF Leon Wagner 135 433 105 .242 15 54
CF Vic Davalillo 139 359 103 .287 2 22
RF Chuck Hinton 147 498 122 .245 10 37

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
Lee Maye 115 297 77 .259 9 27
Duke Sims 88 272 55 .202 12 37
Fred Whitfield 100 257 56 .218 9 31
Chico Salmon 90 203 46 .227 2 19
Rocky Colavito 63 191 46 .241 5 21
Pedro González 80 189 43 .228 1 8
Don Demeter 51 121 25 .207 5 12
Gus Gil 51 96 11 .115 0 5
Richie Scheinblum 18 66 21 .318 0 6
José Vidal 16 34 4 .118 0 0
Willie Smith 21 32 7 .219 0 2
Jim King 19 21 3 .143 0 0
Ray Fosse 7 16 1 .063 0 0
Gordy Lund 3 8 2 .250 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
Sam McDowell 37 236.1 13 15 3.85 236
Steve Hargan 30 223.0 14 13 2.62 141
Luis Tiant 33 213.2 12 9 2.74 219
Sonny Siebert 34 185.1 10 12 2.38 136
Gary Bell 9 60.2 1 5 3.71 39

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
John O'Donoghue 33 130.2 8 9 3.24 81
Stan Williams 16 79.0 6 4 2.62 75
Ed Connolly 15 49.1 2 1 7.48 45

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
Orlando Peña 48 0 3 8 3.36 72
George Culver 53 7 3 3 3.96 41
Bob Allen 47 0 5 5 2.98 50
Steve Bailey 32 2 5 2 3.90 46
Bobby Tiefenauer 5 0 1 0 0.79 6
Dick Radatz 3 0 0 0 6.00 1
Jack Kralick 2 0 2 0 9.00 1
Tom Kelley 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League Johnny Lipon
AA Pawtucket Indians Eastern League Red Davis
A Reno Silver Sox California League Phil Cavarretta
A Rock Hill Indians Western Carolinas League Pinky May
Rookie GCL Indians Gulf Coast League Gordon Seyfried

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References

  1. ^ Lou Klimchock at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ Lee Maye at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ Gary Kroll at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Jim Kern at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ 1967 Opening Day Lineup at Baseball-Reference
  6. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007