Cleveland Indians Clubhouse
Friday, 9/1/1948
Team Stats & Info
Manager: Reds owner
Record: 71 Wins, 62 Losses, .534 Winning Pct.
Home Record: 39 Wins, 26 Losses
Away Record: 32 Wins, 36 Losses
1 Run Games Record: 20 Wins, 20 Losses
X-Innings Record: 12 Wins, 5 Losses
Record vs LHP: 20 Wins, 16 Losses
Record vs RHP: 51 Wins, 46 Losses
Payroll: $109,377,221 (1st)
Fan Interest: 90/100 (1st)
Batting AVG: .256 (14th)
Homeruns: 151 (8th)
Walks: 616 (2nd)
Stolen Bases: 21 (16th)
Runs Scored: 721 (11th)

Pitching ERA: 4.31 (2nd)
Opponents AVG: .264 (6th)
HRs Allowed: 88 (3rd)
Walks Allowed: 537 (7th)
Runs Allowed: 688 (T-4th)
Reports & News
Batting Stats
Pitching Stats
Fielding Stats
Ratings Report
Top Prospects
Minor Leagues
Coaching Staff
Salary Report
Financial Report
Financial History
Team History
Team News
Major Transaction News
All Transaction News
Injury News
Player Development
Active Roster
Player#PosBirthdayBatsThrowsAVGHRRBISBOPS 
CATCHERS           
Butch Sutcliffe83C 7/22/1915RightRight.163020.386 
Rudy York42C 8/17/1913RightRight.20426662.766 
INFIELDER           
Ken Keltner342B10/31/1916RightRight.266381400.932 
Connie Ryan322B2/27/1920RightRight.2761163.693 
John O'neil15SS4/19/1920RightRight.2542110.753 
Stan Benjamin593B5/20/1914RightRight.2464184.654 
Hal Trosky311B11/11/1912LeftRight.30619644.884 
Harlond Clift253B8/12/1912RightRight.25019792.879 
Lou Klein11SS10/22/1918RightRight.2855481.718 
OUTFIELDER           
Al Zarilla76RF5/1/1919LeftRight.2622140.734 
Eddie Lukon2CF8/5/1920LeftLeft.200140.579 
Carden Gillenwater1CF5/13/1918RightRight.3086663.840 
Lazaro Salazar3LF2/4/1908LeftLeft.27011670.735 
Elbie Fletcher57RF3/18/1916LeftLeft.31115761.915 
Player#RoleBirthdayBatsThrowsERAWLSWHIP 
STARTERS           
Dick Mauney52SP1/26/1920RightRight5.213201.60 
Gene Lambert5SP4/26/1921RightRight3.785901.37 
Stan Ferens85SP3/5/1915BothLeft5.193501.51 
Andy Lapihuska24SP11/1/1922LeftRight4.223201.55 
Murry Dickson13SP8/21/1916RightRight5.268901.66 
Dick Mulligan81SP3/18/1918LeftLeft3.63181301.35 
Earl Johnson38SP4/2/1919LeftLeft4.24161201.44 
RELIEVERS           
Johnny Gorsica1MR3/29/1915RightRight5.257691.65 
Ray Yochim10MR7/19/1922RightRight2.450001.91 
Harry Macpherson87MR7/10/1926RightRight2.764101.49 
Hersh Lyons48CL7/23/1915RightRight4.153271.69 
Tired Position Players
Injuries & Disabled List
PlayerStatusRecovery TimeTime on DL leftDiagnosis
Augie BergamoOUTone week0 daysPulled Hamstring Muscle
Kirby HigbeOUT5 weeks0 daysBroken Hand
Jack AlbrightOUT6 days0 daysBroken Cheekbone
Bob WhitcherOUTfull season0 daysBone Chips Shoulder
Lineups
LINEUP VS RHPPos
1) L E. FletcherRF
2) R C. GillenwaterCF
3) L H. Trosky1B
4) R K. Keltner2B
5) R H. Clift3B
6) R R. YorkC
7) R L. KleinSS
8) L L. SalazarLF
9)
LINEUP VS RHP+DHPos
1) R H. Clift3B
2) R C. GillenwaterCF
3) L H. Trosky1B
4) R K. Keltner2B
5) L E. FletcherDH
6) L A. ZarillaRF
7) R R. YorkC
8) R L. KleinSS
9) L L. SalazarLF
LINEUP VS LHPPos
1) R C. GillenwaterCF
2) R L. KleinSS
3) R K. Keltner2B
4) L H. Trosky1B
5) R R. YorkC
6) R H. Clift3B
7) L E. FletcherRF
8) L L. SalazarLF
9)
LINEUP VS LHP+DHPos
1) R C. GillenwaterCF
2) R C. RyanRF
3) R K. Keltner2B
4) R R. YorkC
5) L H. Trosky1B
6) R H. Clift3B
7) L E. FletcherDH
8) R L. KleinSS
9) L L. SalazarLF
Pitching Staff
Starting Rotation
1) L D. Mulligan
2) R G. Lambert
3) L E. Johnson
4) R M. Dickson
5)
Mopup Reliever
1) R A. Lapihuska
2) R D. Mauney

Middle Reliever
1) R H. Macpherson
2) R D. Mauney
3) L S. Ferens
4)
Setup Reliever
1) R J. Gorsica
2)

Closer
1) R H. Lyons
E-Mail Messages
Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1948
Subject: Contract offer
You have to be kidding me with your offer.
Offer more money or I will not even think about it.

Regards,
Orval Grove



Date: Monday, 2/6/1948
Subject: Contract offer
FYI- New York (A) has offered me a better contract!
They offer more than you can even dream about!

Regards,
Orval Grove



Date: Sunday, 2/26/1948
Subject: I'll sign elsewhere
Sorry, Cincinnati has made the best overall offer.
I'll sign with them. Good luck this season!

Regards,
Orval Grove



Date: Saturday, 4/1/1948
Subject: Retirement
Dear Sir,
The time has come. I'll leave the show after this year.
I guess I will have to make room for the young players.

Sincerely,
Lazaro Salazar



Date: Saturday, 4/1/1948
Subject: Dick Mulligan is sick...
Diagnosis: Cold.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 3 days.

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Monday, 5/22/1948
Subject: Contract extension question
Dear Sir,
My contract expires after this season.
I would like to resign, so please let's talk!

Regards,
Elbie Fletcher



Date: Tuesday, 5/30/1948
Subject: Contract
Dear Sir,
I would like to negotiate a contract extension!
Please let me know if you are interested!

Regards,
Gene Lambert



Date: Tuesday, 5/30/1948
Subject: Extension?
Dear Sir,
I am really enjoying playing for your team.
I would be interested in a contract extension!
How about you?

Regards,
Harlond Clift



Date: Tuesday, 5/30/1948
Subject: Contract extension
Hello,
I just wanted to let you know that I'm
in my last year of the contract.
Are you interested in giving me an extension?
I'd be happy to play for you again next year!

Regards,
Stan Sperry



Date: Wednesday, 5/31/1948
Subject: My role in this team
Sir,
I believe that I am deserving more than being a reliver.
I want a spot in the rotation, I think
I would do an adequate job. Otherwise, I'd like to play
elsewhere!

Regards,
Stan Ferens



Date: Tuesday, 6/6/1948
Subject: My role in this team
Sir,
I believe that I am deserving more than being a reliver.
I want a spot in the rotation, I think
I would do an adequate job. Otherwise, I'd like to play
elsewhere!

Regards,
Murry Dickson



Date: Friday, 6/9/1948
Subject: Contract extension question
Dear Sir,
My contract expires after this season.
I would like to resign, so please let's talk!

Regards,
Johnny Gorsica



Date: Thursday, 6/22/1948
Subject: Contract extension question
Dear Sir,
My contract expires after this season.
I would like to resign, so please let's talk!

Regards,
Tom Earley



Date: Saturday, 6/24/1948
Subject: Extension?
Dear Sir,
I am really enjoying playing for your team.
I would be interested in a contract extension!
How about you?

Regards,
Earl Johnson



Date: Friday, 6/30/1948
Subject: Contract extension
Hello,
I just wanted to let you know that I'm
in my last year of the contract.
Are you interested in giving me an extension?
I'd be happy to play for you again next year!

Regards,
Johnny Humphries



Date: Friday, 7/14/1948
Subject: Successful Promotion Day
Hello,
That was quite a nice game, the fans loved it!
It seems that the promotion was a success, our
fan interest increased!

Sincerly,
Your PR Director



Date: Wednesday, 8/9/1948
Subject: Promotion Day
Dear Sir,
Congratulations, our fan interest increased slightly because
our team won on a promotion day. Good job!

Sincerly,
Your PR Director



Date: Sunday, 8/13/1948
Subject: Augie Bergamo healing process
Augie Bergamo is not recovering as fast as I have
hoped! So expect his injury to last about 7 more days.

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Sunday, 8/13/1948
Subject: Gene Lambert
Gene Lambert is ready to be activated from the DL!

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Monday, 8/14/1948
Subject: Herb Adams learns new position
Herb Adams has made noteable progress
learning his new position, First Base.
I would rate his skills as "5" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Thursday, 8/24/1948
Subject: Status of Ken Wood
Dear Sir,
Ken Wood has an AVG of .247 at AA New Orleans Pelicans!
That's definitely no good sign. I suggest demoting him soon.

Regards,
Scouting Director




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