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1968 Cleveland Indians season

Offseason

Regular season

Transactions

  • June 7, 1968: Vince Colbert was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 11th round of the 1968 amateur draft. [6]

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
Detroit Tigers 103 59 .636
Baltimore Orioles 91 71 .562 12
Cleveland Indians 86 75 .534 16½
Boston Red Sox 86 76 .531 17
New York Yankees 83 79 .512 20
Oakland Athletics 82 80 .506 21
Minnesota Twins 79 83 .488 24
California Angels 67 95 .414 36
Chicago White Sox 67 95 .414 36
Washington Senators 65 96 .404 37½

Roster

1968 Cleveland Indians
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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
1B Horton, TonyTony Horton 133 477 119 .249 14 59
SS Brown, LarryLarry Brown 154 495 116 .234 6 35
LF Maye, LeeLee Maye 109 299 84 .281 4 26
CF Cardenal, JoséJosé Cardenal 157 583 150 .257 7 44

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
Nelson, DaveDave Nelson 88 189 44 .233 0 19
Harris, BillyBilly Harris 38 94 20 .213 0 3
Vidal, JoséJosé Vidal 37 54 9 .167 2 5
Smith, WillieWillie Smith 33 42 6 .143 0 3

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

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
Piña, HoracioHoracio Piña 12 31.1 1 1 1.72 24
Bailey, SteveSteve Bailey 2 5 0 1 3.60 1

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
Fisher, EddieEddie Fisher 54 4 2 4 2.85 42
Gardner, RobRob Gardner 5 0 0 0 6.75 6
Sutherland, DarrellDarrell Sutherland 3 0 0 0 8.10 2
Gramly, TommyTommy Gramly 3 0 1 0 2.70 1

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League Red Davis
AA Waterbury Indians Eastern League Phil Cavarretta and Ray Mueller
A Reno Silver Sox California League Clay Bryant
A Rock Hill Indians Western Carolinas League Pinky May
Rookie GCL Indians Gulf Coast League Ken Aspromonte
[7]

Notes

References

  • 1968 Cleveland Indians team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1968 Cleveland Indians team page at www.baseball-almanac.com
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