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1985 Cleveland Indians
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Owner(s)Estate of F.J. "Steve" O'Neill
General manager(s)Phil Seghi, Joe Klein
Manager(s)Pat Corrales
Local televisionWUAB
Local radioWWWE
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Contents

OffseasonEdit

  • October 15, 1984: Jamie Quirk was released by the Indians.[1]
  • October 15, 1984: Broderick Perkins was released by the Indians.[2]
  • January 7, 1985: Butch Benton was signed as a Free Agent with the Cleveland Indians.[3]
  • January 9, 1985: Dave Von Ohlen was signed as a free agent by the Indians.[4]
  • March 22, 1985: Jerry Ujdur was released by the Indians.[5]

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Toronto Blue Jays 99 62 0.615 54–26 45–36
New York Yankees 97 64 0.602 2 58–22 39–42
Detroit Tigers 84 77 0.522 15 44–37 40–40
Baltimore Orioles 83 78 0.516 16 45–36 38–42
Boston Red Sox 81 81 0.500 18½ 43–37 38–44
Milwaukee Brewers 71 90 0.441 28 40–40 31–50
Cleveland Indians 60 102 0.370 39½ 38–43 22–59

Record vs. opponentsEdit

1985 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]
Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore 5–8 7–5 8–4 8–5 6–7 6–6 9–4 6–6 1–12 7–5 6–6 10–2 4–8
Boston 8–5 5–7 4–8–1 8–5 6–7 5–7 5–8 7–5 5–8 8–4 6–6 5–7 9–4
California 5–7 7–5 8–5 8–4 8–4 4–9 9–3 9–4 3–9 6–7 9–4 9–4 5–7
Chicago 4–8 8–4–1 5–8 10–2 6–6 5–8 5–7 6–7 6–6 8–5 9–4 10–3 3–9
Cleveland 5–8 5–8 4–8 2–10 5–8 2–10 7–6 4–8 6–7 3–9 6–6 7–5 4–9
Detroit 7–6 7–6 4–8 6–6 8–5 5–7 9–4 3–9 9–3 8–4 5–7 7–5 6–7
Kansas City 6–6 7–5 9–4 8–5 10–2 7–5 8–4 7–6 5–7 8–5 3–10 6–7 7–5
Milwaukee 4–9 8–5 3–9 7–5 6–7 4–9 4–8 9–3 7–6 3–9 4–8 8–3 4–9
Minnesota 6–6 5–7 4–9 7–6 8–4 9–3 6–7 3–9 3–9 8–5 6–7 8–5 4–8
New York 12–1 8–5 9–3 6–6 7–6 3–9 7–5 6–7 9–3 7–5 9–3 8–4 6–7
Oakland 5–7 4–8 7–6 5–8 9–3 4–8 5–8 9–3 5–8 5–7 8–5 6–7 5–7
Seattle 6–6 6–6 4–9 4–9 6–6 7–5 10–3 8–4 7–6 3–9 5–8 6–7 2–10
Texas 2–10 7–5 4–9 3–10 5–7 5–7 7–6 3–8 5–8 4–8 7–6 7–6 3–9
Toronto 8–4 4–9 7–5 9–3 9–4 7–6 5–7 9–4 8–4 7–6 7–5 10–2 9–3


Notable transactionsEdit

Draft picksEdit

  • The Cleveland Indians drafted pitcher Mike Poehl with the ninth overall pick in the 1985 Draft.[13]

RosterEdit

1985 Cleveland Indians
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player statsEdit

BattingEdit

Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI AVG SB
Benny Ayala 46 76 10 19 7 0 2 15 .250 0
Chris Bando 73 173 11 24 4 1 0 13 .139 0
Butch Benton 31 67 5 12 4 0 0 7 .179 0
Tony Bernazard 153 500 73 137 26 3 11 59 .274 17
Brett Butler 152 591 106 184 28 14 5 50 .311 47
Joe Carter 143 489 64 128 27 0 15 59 .262 24
Carmen Castillo 67 184 27 45 5 1 11 25 .245 3
Mike Fischlin 73 60 12 12 4 1 0 2 .200 0
Julio Franco 160 636 97 183 33 4 6 90 .288 13
Mel Hall 23 66 7 21 6 0 0 12 .318 0
Mike Hargrove 107 284 31 81 14 1 1 27 .285 1
Brook Jacoby 161 606 72 166 26 3 20 87 .274 2
Johnnie LeMaster 11 20 0 3 0 0 0 2 .150 0
Otis Nixon 104 162 34 38 4 0 3 9 .235 20
Pat Tabler 117 404 47 111 18 3 5 59 .275 0
Andre Thornton 124 461 49 109 13 0 22 88 .236 3
George Vukovich 149 434 43 106 22 0 8 45 .244 2
Jerry Willard 104 300 39 81 13 0 7 36 .270 0
Jim Wilson 4 14 2 5 0 0 0 4 .357 0
Totals 162 5527 729 1465 254 31 116 689 .265 132

PitchingEdit

Player W L ERA G GS SV IP R ER BB K
Jeff Barkley 0 3 5.27 21 0 1 41.0 26 24 15 30
Rick Behenna 0 2 7.78 4 4 0 19.2 17 17 8 4
Bert Blyleven 9 11 3.26 23 23 0 179.2 76 65 49 129
Ernie Camacho 0 1 8.10 2 0 0 3.1 3 3 1 2
Bryan Clark 3 4 6.32 31 3 2 62.2 47 44 34 24
Keith Creel 2 5 4.79 15 8 0 62.0 35 33 23 31
Jamie Easterly 4 1 3.92 50 7 0 98.2 52 43 53 58
Neal Heaton 9 17 4.90 36 33 0 207.2 119 113 80 82
Mike Jeffcoat 0 0 2.79 9 0 0 9.2 5 3 6 4
Jerry Reed 3 5 4.11 33 5 8 72.1 41 33 19 37
Jose Roman 0 4 6.61 5 3 0 16.1 17 12 14 12
Ramon Romero 2 3 6.58 19 10 0 64.1 48 47 38 38
Vern Ruhle 2 10 4.32 42 16 3 125.0 65 60 30 54
Don Schulze 4 10 6.01 19 18 0 94.1 75 63 19 37
Roy Smith 1 4 5.34 12 11 0 62.1 40 37 17 28
Rich Thompson 3 8 6.30 57 0 5 80.0 63 56 48 30
Dave Von Ohlen 3 2 2.91 26 0 0 43.1 20 14 20 12
Tom Waddell 8 6 4.87 49 9 9 112.2 61 61 39 53
Curt Wardle 7 6 6.68 15 12 0 66.0 51 49 34 37
Totals 60 102 4.91 162 162 28 1421.0 861 776 547 702

Awards and honorsEdit

Farm systemEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jamie Quirk at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Broderick Perkins at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/b/bentobu01.shtml
  4. ^ Dave Von Ohlen at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Jerry Ujdur at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Doug Jones at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Benny Ayala at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Geno Petralli at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/l/lemasjo01.shtml
  10. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/l/lemasjo01.shtml
  11. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/b/bailesc01.shtml
  12. ^ Bert Blyleven at Baseball Reference
  13. ^ Sports Illustrated, August 2, 2010, Where are they Now?, p.84, Published by Time Inc.
  • 1985 Cleveland Indians at Baseball Reference
  • 1985 Cleveland Indians at Baseball Almanac
  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3.