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1939 Cleveland Indians season

Template:MLB yearly infobox-pre1969 The 1939 Cleveland Indians season was a season in American baseball. The team finished third in the American League with a record of 86-66, 13 games behind the New York Yankees.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 106 45 .702 --
Boston Red Sox 88 61 .591
Cleveland Indians 86 66 .566 13
Detroit Tigers 84 70 .545 16
Washington Senators 75 76 .497 23½
Chicago White Sox 65 83 .439 32
Philadelphia Athletics 55 97 .362 44
St. Louis Browns 43 111 .279 64½


1939 Cleveland Indians
Pitchers Catchers


Outfielders Manager


Player stats


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
OF Campbell, BruceBruce Campbell 130 450 129 .287 8 72
OF Chapman, BenBen Chapman 149 545 158 .290 6 82

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
Averill, EarlEarl Averill 24 55 15 .273 1 7


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
Allen, JohnnyJohnny Allen 28 175 9 7 4.58 79

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

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
Dobson, JoeJoe Dobson 35 2 3 1 5.88 27
Broaca, JohnnyJohnny Broaca 22 4 2 0 4.70 13
Drake, TomTom Drake 8 0 1 0 9.00 1

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Buffalo Bisons International League Steve O'Neill
A1 New Orleans Pelicans Southern Association Roger Peckinpaugh
A Wilkes-Barre Barons Eastern League Eddie Phillips
B Cedar Rapids Raiders Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Ollie Marquardt
B Winston-Salem Twins Piedmont League Charles Clancy and Alvin Crowder
B Spartanburg Spartans Sally League Leon Pettit
C Tyler Trojans East Texas League Bobby Goff
C Springfield Indians Middle Atlantic League Earl Wolgamot
D Troy Trojans Alabama-Florida League Bloomer Milner
D Greeneville Burley Cubs Appalachian League Sam Alexander
D Leaksville-Draper-Spray Triplets Bi-State League Arnold Anderson
D Opelousas Indians Evangeline League Joe Woodard
D Logan Indians Mountain State League Eddie Hock
D Fargo-Moorhead Twins Northern League Jack Knight
D Mansfield Indians Ohio State League Ray French and Dewey Stover
D Niagara Falls Rainbows PONY League Tim Murchison


External links

  • 1939 Cleveland Indians season at Baseball Reference
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