Cleveland Indians Clubhouse
Wednesday, 5/3/1948
Team Stats & Info
Manager: Reds owner
Record: 15 Wins, 12 Losses, .556 Winning Pct.
Home Record: 10 Wins, 4 Losses
Away Record: 5 Wins, 8 Losses
1 Run Games Record: 4 Wins, 2 Losses
X-Innings Record: 2 Wins, 0 Losses
Record vs LHP: 3 Wins, 3 Losses
Record vs RHP: 12 Wins, 9 Losses
Payroll: $108,177,221 (1st)
Fan Interest: 87/100 (3rd)
Batting AVG: .241 (16th)
Homeruns: 32 (7th)
Walks: 119 (4th)
Stolen Bases: 3 (16th)
Runs Scored: 133 (15th)

Pitching ERA: 4.09 (2nd)
Opponents AVG: .272 (9th)
HRs Allowed: 9 (1st)
Walks Allowed: 94 (3rd)
Runs Allowed: 136 (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           
Ben Huffman49C 7/18/1914LeftRight.118000.328 
Rudy York42C 8/17/1913RightRight.2196120.799 
INFIELDER           
Ken Keltner342B10/31/1916RightRight.299103401.061 
Connie Ryan322B2/27/1920RightRight.316040.718 
John O'neil15SS4/19/1920RightRight.250020.500 
Jack Phillips721B9/6/1921RightRight.324020.836 
Stan Benjamin593B5/20/1914RightRight.216191.579 
Hal Trosky311B11/11/1912LeftRight.3054151.952 
Harlond Clift253B8/12/1912RightRight.2754151.973 
Lou Klein11SS10/22/1918RightRight.2532120.623 
OUTFIELDER           
Al Zarilla76RF5/1/1919LeftRight.083000.298 
Johnny Groth10CF7/23/1926RightRight.094130.335 
Carden Gillenwater1CF5/13/1918RightRight.2941110.782 
Lazaro Salazar3LF2/4/1908LeftLeft.289020.710 
Elbie Fletcher57RF3/18/1916LeftLeft.2443100.771 
Player#RoleBirthdayBatsThrowsERAWLSWHIP 
STARTERS           
Dick Mauney52SP1/26/1920RightRight9.721002.52 
Len Gilmore93SP11/3/1917RightRight0.00000  
Gene Lambert5SP4/26/1921RightRight3.051401.15 
Stan Ferens85SP3/5/1915BothLeft1.801001.00 
Andy Lapihuska24SP11/1/1922LeftRight6.140001.77 
Murry Dickson13SP8/21/1916RightRight5.061201.69 
Dick Mulligan81SP3/18/1918LeftLeft3.765201.38 
Earl Johnson38SP4/2/1919LeftLeft3.983301.36 
RELIEVERS           
Johnny Gorsica1CL3/29/1915RightRight3.862141.39 
Harry Macpherson87MR7/10/1926RightRight4.151001.96 
Tired Position Players
Injuries & Disabled List
PlayerStatusRecovery TimeTime on DL leftDiagnosis
Johnny HumphriesOUT3-4 weeks0 daysFractured Elbow
Lineups
LINEUP VS RHPPos
1) R H. Clift3B
2) R C. GillenwaterCF
3) L H. Trosky1B
4) R K. Keltner2B
5) L E. FletcherRF
6) R R. YorkC
7) R L. KleinSS
8) R S. BenjaminLF
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) R R. YorkC
7) L A. ZarillaRF
8) R L. KleinSS
9) R S. BenjaminLF
LINEUP VS LHPPos
1) R H. Clift3B
2) R C. GillenwaterCF
3) R K. Keltner2B
4) R R. YorkC
5) L H. Trosky1B
6) R L. KleinSS
7) R S. BenjaminLF
8) L E. FletcherRF
9)
LINEUP VS LHP+DHPos
1) R H. Clift3B
2) R C. GillenwaterCF
3) R K. Keltner2B
4) R R. YorkC
5) L H. Trosky1B
6) L E. FletcherDH
7) R C. RyanRF
8) R L. KleinSS
9) R S. BenjaminLF
Pitching Staff
Starting Rotation
1) R G. Lambert
2) L D. Mulligan
3) L E. Johnson
4) R M. Dickson
5)
Mopup Reliever
1) R A. Lapihuska
2) R D. Mauney

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

Closer
1) R J. Gorsica
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




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