All-time Cleveland Indians

Apr 3, 2009
Face of the Franchise
Bob Feller
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Manager: Lou Boudreau

C – Sandy Alomar
1B – Hal Trosky
2B – Nap Lajoie
3B – Joe Sewell
SS – Omar Vizquel
OF – Tris Speaker
OF – Earl Averill
OF – Joe Jackson
DH – Manny Ramirez
Bench: 1B/DH Jim Thome, SS Lou Boudreau, OF Charlie Jamieson, Kenny Lofton

SP – Bob Feller
SP – Bob Lemon
SP – Addie Joss
SP – Stan Coveleski
SP – Early Wynn
P – Mel Harder
P – Mike Garcia
P - C.C. Sabathia 
P – Wes Ferrell
P – Luis Tiant
P – Sam McDowell
P – Gaylord Perry
The Indians don’t have a worthy Closer so I didn’t include one.

That’s the team I came up with. Do you have any changes you’d like to suggest? I’m always open to them.

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White Sox

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10 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. Larry
    April 3rd, 2009 at 12:26 pm #

    It is a real good team but it has no chance to win, You really blew it (Don’t you know about the Curse Of Rocky Colovito?)

  2. LestersLegends
    April 3rd, 2009 at 12:31 pm #

    Rocky was great, but who do you exclude?

  3. The Beeze
    April 3rd, 2009 at 2:00 pm #

    Jose Mesa was a hell of a closer for a couple years! He’s really the only one I could come up with…I would have thought Lou Boudreau would be starting…I probably would have put Larry Doby on the bench somewhere….Good stuff!

  4. LestersLegends
    April 3rd, 2009 at 2:08 pm #

    Mesa was good, but not really worthy for this squad. Sewell had better numbers. I’d love to put Omar Vizquel on this team, but I’m not sure who to bump. Doby was solid, but again, who to bump?

  5. Larry
    April 3rd, 2009 at 5:35 pm #

    Omar Vizquel , I forgot about him. He is one of the best gloves ever. Not a bad hitter too.

  6. LestersLegends
    April 3rd, 2009 at 9:54 pm #

    larry – quite a team for their lack of success

  7. Frank
    April 4th, 2009 at 6:03 am #

    Good picks Lester. I’m not sold on Joe Jackson as an Indian b/c it was only 4 years. Larry Doby gets the nod for me. In terns of production, Albert Belle cranked it up.

    In terms of getting Omar on, I wonder how much Boudreau or Sewell played 3B? … but I also realize that’s not the spirit of what you’re doing.

    There pitching staff in the late-40s through mid-50s may be one of the best staffs ever.

    Can’t believe you left off my favorite Indian … Walt No-Neck Williams.

  8. LestersLegends
    April 4th, 2009 at 6:59 am #

    but joe hit .387, .408, .395, .373, and .327 for them

    sewell did play a decent amount of 3b for them so i’ll move him to 3rd, move omar to SS and make this team better. thanks for thinking outside the box

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