1969 Cleveland Indians season

1969 Cleveland Indians season

The 1969 Cleveland Indians season was a season in American baseball. The club finished in last place in the newly established American League East with a record of 62 wins and 99 losses.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

AL East W L GB Pct.
Baltimore Orioles 109 53 0 .673
Detroit Tigers 90 72 19.0 .556
Boston Red Sox 87 75 22.0 .537
Washington Senators 86 76 23.0 .531
New York Yankees 80 81 28.5 .497
Cleveland Indians 62 99 46.5 .385

Notable transactions

Roster

1969 Cleveland Indians
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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
SS Brown, LarryLarry Brown 132 469 112 .239 4 24
CF Cardenal, JoséJosé Cardenal 146 557 143 .257 11 45

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 52 123 25 .203 0 6
Maye, LeeLee Maye 43 108 27 .250 1 15
Azcue, JoeJoe Azcue 7 24 7 .292 1 1

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
Boyd, GaryGary Boyd 8 11 0 2 9.00 9

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
Piña, HoracioHoracio Piña 31 4 2 1 5.21 32
Burchart, LarryLarry Burchart 29 0 2 0 4.25 26

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 Clay Bryant
A Reno Silver Sox California League Ken Aspromonte
A Statesville/Monroe Indians Western Carolinas League Pinky May
Rookie GCL Indians Gulf Coast League Joe Lutz

Statesville franchise moved to Monroe, June 20, 1969[8]

Notes

References

  • 1969 Cleveland Indians team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1969 Cleveland Indians team page at www.baseball-almanac.com