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1920 Cleveland Indians season

1920 Cleveland Indians
1920 World Series Champions
1920 American League Champions
Major League affiliations
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  • Dunn Field (since 1901)
  • Cleveland, Ohio (since 1901)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Jim Dunn
    Manager(s) Tris Speaker
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    The 1920 Cleveland Indians season was the 20th season in franchise history. The Indians won the American League pennant and proceeded to win their first World Series title in the history of the franchise. Pitchers Jim Bagby, Stan Coveleski and Ray Caldwell combined to win 75 games.[1] Despite the team's success, the season was perhaps more indelibly marked by the death of starting shortstop Ray Chapman, who died after being hit by a pitch on August 17.

    Regular season

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    The 1920 Cleveland Indians

    During the season, Jim Bagby became the last pitcher to win 30 games in one season for the Indians in the 20th century.[2]

    On August 17, shortstop Ray Chapman died after being hit by a pitch in a game against the Yankees, becoming the second of only two Major League Baseball players to have died as a result of an injury received in a game (the first was Mike "Doc" Powers in 1909).[3]

    Season standings

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    Roster

    1920 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
    C O'Neill, SteveSteve O'Neill 149 489 157 .321 3 55
    1B Johnston, DocDoc Johnston 147 535 156 .292 2 71
    2B Wambsganss, BillBill Wambsganss 153 565 138 .244 1 55
    SS Chapman, RayRay Chapman 111 435 132 .303 3 49
    3B Gardner, LarryLarry Gardner 154 597 185 .310 3 118
    LF Jamieson, CharlieCharlie Jamieson 108 370 118 .319 1 40
    CF Speaker, TrisTris Speaker 150 552 214 .388 8 107
    RF Smith, ElmerElmer Smith 129 456 144 .316 12 103

    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
    Graney, JackJack Graney 62 152 45 .296 0 13
    Wood, JoeJoe Wood 61 137 37 .270 1 30
    Evans, JoeJoe Evans 56 172 60 .349 0 23
    Burns, GeorgeGeorge Burns 44 56 15 .268 0 13
    Nunamaker, LesLes Nunamaker 34 54 18 .333 0 14
    Lunte, HarryHarry Lunte 23 71 14 .197 0 7
    Sewell, JoeJoe Sewell 22 70 23 .329 0 12
    Thomas, PinchPinch Thomas 9 9 3 .333 0 0

    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
    Bagby, JimJim Bagby 48 339.2 31 12 2.89 73
    Coveleski, StanStan Coveleski 41 315.0 24 14 2.49 133
    Caldwell, RayRay Caldwell 34 237.2 20 10 3.86 80
    Morton, GuyGuy Morton 29 137.0 8 6 4.47 72
    Mails, DusterDuster Mails 9 63.1 7 0 1.85 25

    Relief pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L SV ERA SO
    Uhle, GeorgeGeorge Uhle 27 84.2 4 5 0 5.21 27
    Niehaus, DickDick Niehaus 19 40.0 1 2 0 3.60 12
    Myers, ElmerElmer Myers 16 71.2 2 4 0 4.77 16
    Faeth, TonyTony Faeth 13 25.0 0 0 0 4.32 14
    Clark, BobBob Clark 11 42.0 1 2 0 3.43 8
    Boehling, JoeJoe Boehling 3 13.0 0 1 0 4.85 4
    Murchison, TimTim Murchison 2 5.0 0 0 0 0.00 0
    Wood, JoeJoe Wood 1 2.0 0 0 0 22.50 1
    Ellison, GeorgeGeorge Ellison 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.00 1

    1920 World Series

    Main article: 1920 World Series

    On October 10, 1920, which was the fifth game of the World Series, Bill Wambsganss of the Indians executed an unassisted triple play. He caught a line drive, touched second base, and tagged the runner coming from first base.[4] On the same day, Elmer Smith hit the first grand slam in World Series history. During that same game, Indians pitcher Jim Bagby became the first pitcher to hit a home run in World Series history.[5]

    AL Cleveland Indians (5) vs. NL Brooklyn Robins (2)

    Game Score Date Location Attendance
    1 Indians – 3, Robins – 1 October 5 Ebbets Field 23,759
    2 Indians – 0, Robins – 3 October 6 Ebbets Field 22,559
    3 Indians – 1, Robins – 2 October 7 Ebbets Field 25,088
    4 Robins – 1, Indians – 5 October 9 Dunn Field 25,734
    5 Robins – 1, Indians – 8 October 10 Dunn Field 26,884
    6 Robins – 0, Indians – 1 October 11 Dunn Field 27,194
    7 Robins – 0, Indians – 3 October 12 Dunn Field 27,525

    Game 1

    October 5, 1920 at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, New York

    Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    Cleveland 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 0
    Brooklyn 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5 1
    W: Stan Coveleski (1–0)  L: Rube Marquard (0–1)

    Game 2

    October 6, 1920 at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, New York

    Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    Cleveland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1
    Brooklyn 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 x 3 7 0
    W: Burleigh Grimes (1–0)  L: Jim Bagby (0–1)

    Game 3

    October 7, 1920 at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, New York

    Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    Cleveland 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1
    Brooklyn 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x 2 6 1
    W: Sherry Smith (1–0)  L: Ray Caldwell (0–1)

    Game 4

    October 9, 1920 at Dunn Field in Cleveland, Ohio

    Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    Brooklyn 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 1
    Cleveland 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 x 5 12 1
    W: Stan Coveleski (2–0)  L: Leon Cadore (0–1)

    Game 5

    October 10, 1920 at Dunn Field in Cleveland, Ohio

    Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    Brooklyn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 13 1
    Cleveland 4 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 x 8 12 2
    W: Jim Bagby (1–1)  L: Burleigh Grimes (1–1)
    HR: CLEElmer Smith (1), Jim Bagby (1)

    Game 6

    October 11, 1920 at Dunn Field in Cleveland, Ohio

    Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    Brooklyn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
    Cleveland 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 x 1 7 3
    W: Duster Mails (1–0)  L: Sherry Smith (1–1)

    Game 7

    October 12, 1920 at Dunn Field in Cleveland, Ohio

    Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    Brooklyn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2
    Cleveland 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 x 3 7 3
    W: Stan Coveleski (3–0)  L: Burleigh Grimes (1–2)

    Composite box

    1920 World Series (5–2): Cleveland Indians (A.L.) over Brooklyn Robins (N.L.)

    Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    Cleveland Indians 6 2 2 6 2 2 1 0 0 21 53 12
    Brooklyn Robins 3 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 8 44 6
    Total Attendance: 236,928   Average Attendance: 29,616
    Winning Player's Share: – $5,207   Losing Player's Share – $3,254

    References

    1. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.100, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
    2. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.99, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
    3. ^ Merron, Jeff (June 22, 2002). "Major Leaguers Who Died In-Season". espn.com
    4. ^ "Unassisted Triple Plays by Baseball Almanac". Baseball-almanac.com. Retrieved March 10, 2013. 
    5. ^ "The Ballplayers – World Series". BaseballLibrary.com. Retrieved March 10, 2013. 

    External links

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