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Cleveland Indians

1996 Cleveland Indians Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 99-62
Finished 1st in the AL's Central Division

Won Division

Manager: Mike Hargrove (99-62)

1996 Cleveland Indians Statistics
1996 Cleveland Indians Game-by-Game Results

The Cleveland Indians of the American League ended the season with a record of 99 wins and 62 losses, finishing first in the AL's Central Division. Mike Hargrove served as manager. The 1996 Cleveland Indians qualified for the playoffs as a division winner.


Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight College
Sandy Alomar C R R June 18, 1966 6'5" 200
Brian Anderson P B L April 26, 1972 6'1" 190
Paul Assenmacher P L L December 10, 1960 6'3" 195
Carlos Baerga 2B B R November 4, 1968 5'11" 165
Albert Belle LF R R August 25, 1966 6'1" 190
Jeromy Burnitz RF L R April 15, 1969 6'0" 190
Casey Candaele 2B B R January 12, 1961 5'9" 160
Mark Carreon 1B R L July 19, 1963 6'0" 170
Einar Diaz C R R December 28, 1972 5'10" 165
Alan Embree P L L January 23, 1970 6'2" 185
Alvaro Espinoza IF R R February 19, 1962 6'0" 170
Julio Franco 1B R R August 23, 1958 6'0" 160
Brian Giles LF L L January 20, 1971 5'11" 195
Danny Graves P R R August 7, 1973 5'11" 200
Orel Hershiser P R R September 16, 1958 6'3" 190
Damian Jackson SS R R August 16, 1973 5'10" 160
Jeff Kent 1B R R March 7, 1968 6'1" 185
Wayne Kirby RF L R January 22, 1964 5'11" 185
Scott Leius IF R R September 24, 1965 6'3" 180
Kenny Lofton CF L L May 31, 1967 6'0" 180
Albie Lopez P R R August 18, 1971 6'2" 240
Dennis Martinez P R R May 14, 1954 6'1" 160
Jack McDowell P R R January 16, 1966 6'5" 180
Kent Mercker P L L February 1, 1968 6'1" 175
Jose Mesa P R R May 22, 1966 6'3" 170
Eddie Murray 1B B R February 24, 1956 6'2" 190
Charles Nagy P L R May 5, 1967 6'3" 200
Chad Ogea P R R November 9, 1970 6'2" 200
Geronimo Pena 3B B R March 29, 1967 6'1" 170
Tony Pena C R R June 4, 1957 6'0" 175
Herbert Perry 1B R R September 15, 1969 6'2" 210
Eric Plunk P R R September 3, 1963 6'5" 210
Jim Poole P L L April 28, 1966 6'2" 190
Manny Ramirez RF R R May 30, 1972 6'0" 225
Joe Roa P R R October 11, 1971 6'1" 195
Kevin Seitzer 1B R R March 26, 1962 5'11" 180
Paul Shuey P R R September 16, 1970 6'3" 215
Greg Swindell P R L January 2, 1965 6'2" 225
Julian Tavarez P L R May 22, 1973 6'2" 165
Jim Thome 3B L R August 27, 1970 6'4" 250
Ryan Thompson CF R R November 4, 1967 6'3" 200
Jose Vizcaino 2B B R March 26, 1968 6'1" 150
Omar Vizquel SS B R April 24, 1967 5'9" 180
Nigel Wilson LF L L January 12, 1970 6'1" 185