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The 20 Greatest Cleveland Indians of All-Time

Updated 02/25/2020

Eligibility for position players requires 1,500 plate appearances, starting pitchers require 75 games started, and relief pitchers require 300 innings pitched.


  1. Nap Lajoie
    • Age: 27 – 39
    • Years: 1902 – 1914
    • Position(s): 2B, 1B, SS

    Nap Lajoie
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    79.96 152 1614 6695 6034 865 2046 424 78 34 919 240 408 32 .339 .378 .452 .830

  2. Tris Speaker
    • Age: 28 – 38
    • Years: 1916 – 1926
    • Position(s): CF

    Tris Speaker
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    74.19 158 1519 6628 5546 1079 1965 486 108 73 884 151 857 146 .354 .432 .520 .952

  3. Bob Feller
    • Age: 17 – 22, 26 – 37
    • Years: 1936 – 1941, 1945 – 1956
    • Position(s): SP

    Bob Feller
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    65.24 82 570 484 266 162 3.25 3827 279 44 21 1557 1384 1764 2581 16.0% 1.32

  4. Shoeless Joe Jackson
    • Age: 22 – 27
    • Years: 1910 – 1915
    • Position(s): RF, CF

    Shoeless Joe Jackson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    34.99 176 674 2852 2502 474 937 168 89 24 353 138 267 71 .375 .433 .541 .975

  5. Lou Boudreau
    • Age: 20 – 32
    • Years: 1938 – 1950
    • Position(s): SS

    Lou Boudreau
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    61.66 124 1560 6707 5754 823 1706 367 65 63 740 50 766 297 .296 .372 .415 .788

  6. Stan Coveleski
    • Age: 26 – 34
    • Years: 1916 – 1924
    • Position(s): SP

    Stan Coveleski
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    55.32 77 360 305 172 123 2.80 2502.1 194 31 20 972 779 616 856 8.3% 1.23

  7. Jim Thome
    • Age: 20 – 31, 40
    • Years: 1991 – 2002, 2011
    • Position(s): 1B, 3B, DH

    Jim Thome
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    47.94 150 1399 5805 4711 928 1353 263 20 337 937 18 1008 1400 .287 .413 .566 .980

  8. Larry Doby
    • Age: 23 – 31, 34
    • Years: 1947 – 1955, 1958
    • Position(s): CF, RF

    Larry Doby
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    43.44 140 1235 5082 4315 808 1234 190 45 215 776 44 703 805 .286 .387 .500 .887

  9. Sam McDowell
    • Age: 18 – 28
    • Years: 1961 – 1971
    • Position(s): SP

    Sam McDowell
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    42.34 85 336 295 122 109 2.99 2109.2 97 22 11 805 702 1072 2159 24.3% 1.27

  10. Kenny Lofton
    • Age: 25 – 29, 31 – 34, 40
    • Years: 1992 – 1996, 1998 – 2001, 2007
    • Position(s): CF

    Kenny Lofton
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    48.49 110 1276 5766 5045 975 1512 244 66 87 518 452 611 652 .300 .371 .425 .797

  11. Addie Joss
    • Age: 22 – 30
    • Years: 1902 – 1910
    • Position(s): SP

    Addie Joss
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    45.88 70 286 260 160 97 1.89 2327 234 45 5 729 488 364 920 0.97

  12. Earl Averill
    • Age: 27 – 37
    • Years: 1929 – 1939
    • Position(s): CF

    Earl Averill
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    47.9 134 1509 6708 5909 1154 1903 377 121 226 1084 66 725 470 .322 .396 .541 .937

  13. Al Rosen
    • Age: 23 – 32
    • Years: 1947 -1956
    • Position(s): 3B, 1B

    Al Rosen
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    32.61 138 1044 4374 3725 603 1063 165 20 192 717 39 587 385 .285 .383 .495 .878

  14. Manny Ramirez
    • Age: 21 – 28
    • Years: 1993 – 2000
    • Position(s): RF, DH

    Manny Ramirez
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    29.9 150 967 4095 3470 665 1086 237 11 236 804 28 541 780 .313 .406 .591 .997

  15. Gaylord Perry
    • Age: 33 – 36
    • Years: 1972 – 1975
    • Position(s): SP

    Gaylord Perry
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    29 74 134 133 70 57 2.71 1130.2 96 17 1 377 340 330 773 17.1% 1.10

  16. Corey Kluber
    • Age: 25 – 33
    • Years: 2011 – 2019
    • Position(s): SP

    Corey Kluber
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    32.6 75 208 203 98 58 3.16 1341.2 17 7 0 518 471 292 1461 27.1% 1.09

  17. Elmer Flick
    • Age: 26 – 34
    • Years: 1902 – 1910
    • Position(s): RF, CF

    Elmer Flick
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    31.18 143 935 4020 3537 535 1058 164 106 19 376 207 355 .299 .363 .421 .784

  18. Albert Belle
    • Age: 22 – 29
    • Years: 1989 – 1996
    • Position(s): LF, DH

    Albert Belle
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    27.3 145 913 3922 3441 592 1014 223 16 242 751 61 396 622 .295 .368 .579 .948

  19. Joe Sewell
    • Age: 21 – 31
    • Years: 1920 – 1930
    • Position(s): SS, 3B

    Joe Sewell
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    45.58 114 1513 6576 5621 857 1800 375 63 30 869 71 654 99 .320 .383 .425 .808

  20. Mel Harder
    • Age: 18 – 37
    • Years: 1928 – 1947
    • Position(s): SP

    Mel Harder
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    47.94 90 582 433 223 186 3.80 3426.1 181 25 23 1714 1447 1118 1160 7.8% 1.41

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