1991 Cleveland Indians
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Richard Jacobs
General manager(s)Hank Peters, John Hart
Manager(s)John McNamara, Mike Hargrove
Local televisionWUAB
Jack Corrigan, Mike Hegan
SportsChannel
John Sanders, Rick Manning
Local radioWWWE
Herb Score, Tom Hamilton
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The Cleveland Indians lost 105 games in 1991, the most losses in franchise history.

Offseason

Regular season

On May 4, 1991, Chris James had 9 RBIs in a 20 to 6 win over the Oakland Athletics to set the single game RBI record for Cleveland.[6]

Season standings

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Toronto Blue Jays 91 71 0.562 46–35 45–36
Boston Red Sox 84 78 0.519 7 43–38 41–40
Detroit Tigers 84 78 0.519 7 49–32 35–46
Milwaukee Brewers 83 79 0.512 8 43–37 40–42
New York Yankees 71 91 0.438 20 39–42 32–49
Baltimore Orioles 67 95 0.414 24 33–48 34–47
Cleveland Indians 57 105 0.352 34 30–52 27–53

This is to date the most recent season the Indians have finished last in their division.

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]
Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore 8–5 6–6 4–8 7–6 5–8 4–8 3–10 4–8 5–8 3–9 4–8 9–3 5–8
Boston 5–8 4–8 7–5 9–4 5–8 7–5 7–6 3–9 6–7 8–4 9–3 5–7 9–4
California 6–6 8–4 8–5 7–5 5–7 9–4 6–6 8–5 6–6 1–12 6–7 5–8 6–6
Chicago 8–4 5–7 5–8 6–6 4–8 7–6 7–5 8–5 8–4 7–6 7–6 8–5 7–5
Cleveland 6–7 4–9 5–7 6–6 7–6 4–8 5–8 2–10 6–7 5–7 2–10 4–8 1–12
Detroit 8–5 8–5 7–5 8–4 6–7 8–4 4–9 4–8 8–5 4–8 8–4 6–6 5–8
Kansas City 8–4 5–7 4–9 6–7 8–4 4–8 9–3 6–7 7–5 6–7 7–6 7–6 5–7
Milwaukee 10–3 6–7 6–6 5–7 8–5 9–4 3–9 6–6 6–7 8–4 3–9 7–5 6–7
Minnesota 8–4 9–3 5–8 5–8 10–2 8–4 7–6 6–6 10–2 8–5 9–4 6–7 4–8
New York 8–5 7–6 6–6 4–8 7–6 5–8 5–7 7–6 2–10 6–6 3–9 5–7 6–7
Oakland 9–3 4–8 12–1 6–7 7–5 8–4 7–6 4–8 5–8 6–6 6–7 4–9 6–6
Seattle 8–4 3–9 7–6 6–7 10–2 4–8 6–7 9–3 4–9 9–3 7–6 5–8 5–7
Texas 3–9 7–5 8–5 5–8 8–4 6–6 6–7 5–7 7–6 7–5 9–4 8–5 6–6
Toronto 8–5 4–9 6–6 5–7 12–1 8–5 7–5 7–6 8–4 7–6 6–6 7–5 6–6


Game log

1991 Game Log: 57–105 (Home: 30–52; Away: 27–53)
April: 7–10 (Home: 1–5; Away: 6–5)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
May: 10–17 (Home: 5–9; Away: 5–8)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
June: 7–21 (Home: 6–9; Away: 1–12)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
July: 9–18 (Home: 4–8; Away: 5–10)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
August: 10–20 (Home: 7–10; Away: 3–10)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
September: 11–15 (Home: 6–8; Away: 5–7)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
October: 3–4 (Home: 1–3; Away: 2–1)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
Legend:        = Win        = Loss        = Postponement
Bold = Indians team member

Notable transactions

Opening Day Lineup

Opening Day Starters
# Name Position
2 Alex Cole CF
14 Jerry Browne 2B
7 Chris James DH
8 Albert Belle LF
15 Sandy Alomar Jr. C
26 Brook Jacoby 1B
9 Carlos Baerga 3B
16 Félix Fermín SS
23 Mitch Webster RF
21 Greg Swindell P

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Roster

1991 Cleveland Indians
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Statistics

Batting

Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI AVG SB
Mike Aldrete 85 183 22 48 6 1 1 19 .262 1
Beau Allred 48 125 17 29 3 0 3 12 .232 2
Sandy Alomar Jr. 51 184 10 40 9 0 0 7 .217 0
Carlos Baerga 158 593 80 171 28 2 11 69 .288 3
Albert Belle 123 461 60 130 31 2 28 95 .282 3
Jerry Browne 107 290 28 66 5 2 1 29 .228 2
Alex Cole 122 387 58 114 17 3 0 21 .295 27
Jose Escobar 10 15 0 3 0 0 0 1 .200 0
Felix Fermin 129 424 30 111 13 2 0 31 .262 5
Jose Gonzalez 33 69 10 11 2 1 1 4 .159 8
Glenallen Hill 37 122 15 32 3 0 5 14 .262 4
Mike Huff 51 146 28 35 6 1 2 10 .240 11
Brook Jacoby 66 231 14 54 9 1 4 24 .234 0
Chris James 115 437 31 104 16 2 5 41 .238 3
Reggie Jefferson 26 101 10 20 3 0 2 12 .198 0
Wayne Kirby 21 43 4 9 2 0 0 5 .209 1
Mark Lewis 84 314 29 83 15 1 0 30 .264 2
Luis Lopez 35 82 7 18 4 1 0 7 .220 0
Ever Magallanes 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Jeff Manto 47 128 15 27 7 0 2 13 .211 2
Carlos Martinez 72 257 22 73 14 0 5 30 .284 3
Luis Medina 5 16 0 1 0 0 0 0 .063 0
Tony Perezchica 17 22 4 8 2 0 0 0 .364 0
Joel Skinner 99 284 23 69 14 0 1 24 .243 0
Ed Taubensee 26 66 5 16 2 1 0 8 .242 0
Jim Thome 27 98 7 25 4 2 1 9 .255 1
Turner Ward 40 100 11 23 7 0 0 5 .230 0
Mitch Webster 13 32 2 4 0 0 0 0 .125 2
Mark Whiten 70 258 34 66 14 4 7 26 .256 4
Totals 162 5470 576 1390 236 26 79 546 .254 84

Pitching

Player W L ERA G GS SV IP R ER BB K
Eric Bell 4 0 0.50 10 0 0 18.0 2 1 5 7
Willie Blair 2 3 6.75 11 5 0 36.0 27 27 10 13
Denis Boucher 1 4 8.34 5 5 0 22.2 21 21 8 13
Tom Candiotti 7 6 2.24 15 15 0 108.1 35 27 28 86
Bruce Egloff 0 0 4.76 6 0 0 5.2 3 3 4 8
Mauro Gozzo 0 0 19.29 2 2 0 4.2 10 10 7 3
Shawn Hillegas 3 4 4.34 51 3 7 83.0 42 40 46 66
Doug Jones 4 8 5.54 36 4 7 63.1 42 39 17 48
Eric King 6 11 4.60 25 24 0 150.2 83 77 44 59
Garland Kiser 0 0 9.64 7 0 0 4.2 5 5 4 3
Tom Kramer 0 0 17.36 4 0 0 4.2 9 9 6 4
Jeff Mutis 0 3 11.68 3 3 0 12.1 16 16 7 6
Charles Nagy 10 15 4.13 33 33 0 211.1 103 97 66 109
Rod Nichols 2 11 3.54 31 16 1 137.1 63 54 30 76
Steve Olin 3 6 3.36 48 0 17 56.1 26 21 23 38
Jesse Orosco 2 0 3.74 47 0 0 45.2 20 19 15 36
Dave Otto 2 8 4.23 18 14 0 100.0 52 47 27 47
Rudy Seanez 0 0 16.20 5 0 0 5.0 12 9 7 7
Jeff Shaw 0 5 3.36 29 1 1 72.1 34 27 27 31
Greg Swindell 9 16 3.48 33 33 0 238.0 112 92 31 169
Efrain Valdez 0 0 1.50 7 0 0 6.0 1 1 3 1
Sergio Valdez 1 0 5.51 6 0 0 16.1 11 10 5 11
Mike Walker 0 1 2.08 5 0 0 4.1 1 1 2 2
Mike York 1 4 6.75 14 4 0 34.2 29 26 19 19
Totals 57 105 4.23 162 162 33 1441.1 759 678 441 862

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Colorado Springs Sky Sox Pacific Coast League Charlie Manuel
AA Canton–Akron Indians Eastern League Ken Bolek
A Kinston Indians Carolina League Brian Graham
A Columbus Indians South Atlantic League Mike Brown
A-Short Season Watertown Indians New York–Penn League Gary Tuck
Rookie Burlington Indians Appalachian League Dave Keller

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Kinston[14]

References

  1. ^ a b Mike Huff at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Shawn Hillegas at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Luis Lopez at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Dave Otto at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Troy Neel at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ "BASEBALL; Twins End Brewers' Streak at 4 As Starter's Sour Streak Ends, Too". New York Times. May 5, 1991.
  7. ^ Mike Aldrete at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Paul Byrd at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Reggie Jefferson at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ Glenallen Hill at Baseball Reference
  11. ^ Stan Jefferson at Baseball Reference
  12. ^ Brook Jacoby at Baseball Reference
  13. ^ 1991 Opening Day Lineup at Baseball-Reference
  14. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007