1940 Cleveland Indians Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 89-65
Finished 2nd in the AL
Attendance: 233,948, Avg. 7,547
Ballpark: League Park II/Cleveland Stadium
Manager: Ossie Vitt (89-65)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
1940 Cleveland Indians Statistics
1940 Cleveland Indians Roster

The Cleveland Indians of the American League ended the 1940 season with a record of 89 wins and 65 losses, finishing second in the AL. Ossie Vitt coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 705
Regular Season Runs Against: 634

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 16, 1940 Cleveland Indians 1 at Chicago White Sox 0 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
April 19, 1940 Detroit Tigers 0 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 1-0 1-0 2-0
April 21, 1940 Detroit Tigers 12 at Cleveland Indians 2 L 1-1 1-0 2-1
April 22, 1940 Cleveland Indians 5 at St. Louis Browns 2 W 1-1 2-0 3-1
April 24, 1940 Cleveland Indians 6 at St. Louis Browns 4 W 1-1 3-0 4-1
April 25, 1940 Chicago White Sox 1 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 2-1 3-0 5-1
April 26, 1940 Chicago White Sox 11 at Cleveland Indians 1 L 2-2 3-0 5-2
April 27, 1940 Cleveland Indians 4 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 2-2 4-0 6-2
April 28, 1940 Cleveland Indians 11 at Detroit Tigers 9 W 2-2 5-0 7-2
April 29, 1940 Cleveland Indians 3 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 2-2 5-1 7-3
April 30, 1940 Cleveland Indians 10 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 W 2-2 6-1 8-3
May 1, 1940 Cleveland Indians 1 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 L 2-2 6-2 8-4
May 4, 1940 Cleveland Indians 12 at Washington Senators 4 W 2-2 7-2 9-4
May 5, 1940 Cleveland Indians 6 at Boston Red Sox 1 W 2-2 8-2 10-4
May 6, 1940 Cleveland Indians 5 at Boston Red Sox 8 L 2-2 8-3 10-5
May 7, 1940 Cleveland Indians 4 at Boston Red Sox 6 L 2-2 8-4 10-6
May 8, 1940 Cleveland Indians 10 at New York Yankees 4 W 2-2 9-4 11-6
May 9, 1940 Cleveland Indians 4 at New York Yankees 0 W 2-2 10-4 12-6
May 10, 1940 St. Louis Browns 4 at Cleveland Indians 9 W 3-2 10-4 13-6
May 11, 1940 St. Louis Browns 0 at Cleveland Indians 1 W 4-2 10-4 14-6
May 12, 1940 St. Louis Browns 5 at Cleveland Indians 2 L 4-3 10-4 14-7
May 14, 1940 Philadelphia Athletics 9 at Cleveland Indians 7 L 4-4 10-4 14-8
May 17, 1940 Washington Senators 1 at Cleveland Indians 18 W 5-4 10-4 15-8
May 18, 1940 Washington Senators 3 at Cleveland Indians 2 L 5-5 10-4 15-9
May 19, 1940 New York Yankees 1 at Cleveland Indians 5 W 6-5 10-4 16-9
May 20, 1940 New York Yankees 2 at Cleveland Indians 10 W 7-5 10-4 17-9
May 21, 1940 New York Yankees 10 at Cleveland Indians 2 L 7-6 10-4 17-10
May 22, 1940 Boston Red Sox 6 at Cleveland Indians 9 W 8-6 10-4 18-10
May 24, 1940 Cleveland Indians 3 at St. Louis Browns 2 W 8-6 11-4 19-10
May 26, 1940 Cleveland Indians 3 at St. Louis Browns 5 L 8-6 11-5 19-11
May 26, 1940 Cleveland Indians 13 at St. Louis Browns 1 W 8-6 12-5 20-11
May 27, 1940 Detroit Tigers 6 at Cleveland Indians 1 L 8-7 12-5 20-12
May 28, 1940 Detroit Tigers 8 at Cleveland Indians 5 L 8-8 12-5 20-13
May 29, 1940 Detroit Tigers 4 at Cleveland Indians 7 W 9-8 12-5 21-13
May 30, 1940 Chicago White Sox 1 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 10-8 12-5 22-13
June 1, 1940 Cleveland Indians 1 at Philadelphia Athletics 6 L 10-8 12-6 22-14
June 2, 1940 Cleveland Indians 6 at Philadelphia Athletics 12 L 10-8 12-7 22-15
June 2, 1940 Cleveland Indians 7 at Philadelphia Athletics 2 W 10-8 13-7 23-15
June 3, 1940 Cleveland Indians 4 at Philadelphia Athletics 0 W 10-8 14-7 24-15
June 4, 1940 Cleveland Indians 2 at Washington Senators 7 L 10-8 14-8 24-16
June 4, 1940 Cleveland Indians 3 at Washington Senators 2 W 10-8 15-8 25-16
June 5, 1940 Cleveland Indians 1 at Washington Senators 6 L 10-8 15-9 25-17
June 6, 1940 Cleveland Indians 5 at Washington Senators 4 W 10-8 16-9 26-17
June 7, 1940 Cleveland Indians 4 at New York Yankees 5 L 10-8 16-10 26-18
June 8, 1940 Cleveland Indians 3 at New York Yankees 0 W 10-8 17-10 27-18
June 9, 1940 Cleveland Indians 3 at New York Yankees 4 L 10-8 17-11 27-19
June 11, 1940 Cleveland Indians 2 at Boston Red Sox 9 L 10-8 17-12 27-20
June 12, 1940 Cleveland Indians 5 at Boston Red Sox 9 L 10-8 17-13 27-21
June 13, 1940 Detroit Tigers 2 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 11-8 17-13 28-21
June 14, 1940 Philadelphia Athletics 0 at Cleveland Indians 8 W 12-8 17-13 29-21
June 15, 1940 Philadelphia Athletics 7 at Cleveland Indians 4 L 12-9 17-13 29-22
June 16, 1940 Philadelphia Athletics 2 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 13-9 17-13 30-22
June 16, 1940 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 14-9 17-13 31-22
June 18, 1940 Washington Senators 1 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 15-9 17-13 32-22
June 19, 1940 Washington Senators 1 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 16-9 17-13 33-22
June 20, 1940 Washington Senators 1 at Cleveland Indians 12 W 17-9 17-13 34-22
June 21, 1940 Boston Red Sox 4 at Cleveland Indians 7 W 18-9 17-13 35-22
June 22, 1940 Boston Red Sox 5 at Cleveland Indians 7 W 19-9 17-13 36-22
June 23, 1940 Boston Red Sox 1 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 20-9 17-13 37-22
June 23, 1940 Boston Red Sox 2 at Cleveland Indians 0 L 20-10 17-13 37-23
June 24, 1940 New York Yankees 1 at Cleveland Indians 7 W 21-10 17-13 38-23
June 25, 1940 New York Yankees 3 at Cleveland Indians 5 W 22-10 17-13 39-23
June 26, 1940 New York Yankees 3 at Cleveland Indians 1 L 22-11 17-13 39-24
June 29, 1940 Cleveland Indians 7 at Chicago White Sox 3 W 22-11 18-13 40-24
June 30, 1940 Cleveland Indians 1 at Chicago White Sox 3 L 22-11 18-14 40-25
June 30, 1940 Cleveland Indians 7 at Chicago White Sox 5 W 22-11 19-14 41-25
July 1, 1940 St. Louis Browns 2 at Cleveland Indians 1 L 22-12 19-14 41-26
July 2, 1940 St. Louis Browns 5 at Cleveland Indians 3 L 22-13 19-14 41-27
July 3, 1940 St. Louis Browns 2 at Cleveland Indians 5 W 23-13 19-14 42-27
July 4, 1940 Cleveland Indians 3 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 23-13 19-15 42-28
July 4, 1940 Cleveland Indians 2 at Detroit Tigers 1 W 23-13 20-15 43-28
July 6, 1940 Chicago White Sox 3 at Cleveland Indians 7 W 24-13 20-15 44-28
July 7, 1940 Chicago White Sox 3 at Cleveland Indians 1 L 24-14 20-15 44-29
July 11, 1940 Cleveland Indians 8 at Philadelphia Athletics 5 W 24-14 21-15 45-29
July 12, 1940 Cleveland Indians 1 at Philadelphia Athletics 0 W 24-14 22-15 46-29
July 13, 1940 Cleveland Indians 6 at Philadelphia Athletics 4 W 24-14 23-15 47-29
July 14, 1940 Cleveland Indians 5 at Washington Senators 6 L 24-14 23-16 47-30
July 15, 1940 Cleveland Indians 6 at Washington Senators 8 L 24-14 23-17 47-31
July 16, 1940 Cleveland Indians 8 at Washington Senators 11 L 24-14 23-18 47-32
July 17, 1940 Cleveland Indians 3 at New York Yankees 4 L 24-14 23-19 47-33
July 18, 1940 Cleveland Indians 6 at New York Yankees 9 L 24-14 23-20 47-34
July 19, 1940 Cleveland Indians 6 at New York Yankees 15 L 24-14 23-21 47-35
July 20, 1940 Cleveland Indians 9 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 24-14 24-21 48-35
July 21, 1940 Cleveland Indians 3 at Boston Red Sox 2 W 24-14 25-21 49-35
July 21, 1940 Cleveland Indians 2 at Boston Red Sox 0 W 24-14 26-21 50-35
July 23, 1940 Philadelphia Athletics 0 at Cleveland Indians 1 W 25-14 26-21 51-35
July 24, 1940 Philadelphia Athletics 6 at Cleveland Indians 7 W 26-14 26-21 52-35
July 25, 1940 Philadelphia Athletics 7 at Cleveland Indians 6 L 26-15 26-21 52-36
July 26, 1940 Washington Senators 2 at Cleveland Indians 13 W 27-15 26-21 53-36
July 27, 1940 Washington Senators 7 at Cleveland Indians 1 L 27-16 26-21 53-37
July 28, 1940 Washington Senators 9 at Cleveland Indians 1 L 27-17 26-21 53-38
July 28, 1940 Washington Senators 3 at Cleveland Indians 6 W 28-17 26-21 54-38
July 30, 1940 Boston Red Sox 1 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 29-17 26-21 55-38
July 31, 1940 Boston Red Sox 11 at Cleveland Indians 12 W 30-17 26-21 56-38
August 1, 1940 Boston Red Sox 5 at Cleveland Indians 2 L 30-18 26-21 56-39
August 2, 1940 New York Yankees 10 at Cleveland Indians 2 L 30-19 26-21 56-40
August 3, 1940 New York Yankees 1 at Cleveland Indians 5 W 31-19 26-21 57-40
August 4, 1940 New York Yankees 1 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 32-19 26-21 58-40
August 5, 1940 Cleveland Indians 10 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 32-19 27-21 59-40
August 6, 1940 Cleveland Indians 3 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 32-19 28-21 60-40
August 6, 1940 Cleveland Indians 1 at Chicago White Sox 5 L 32-19 28-22 60-41
August 7, 1940 Cleveland Indians 9 at Chicago White Sox 3 W 32-19 29-22 61-41
August 8, 1940 Cleveland Indians 7 at St. Louis Browns 4 W 32-19 30-22 62-41
August 8, 1940 Cleveland Indians 1 at St. Louis Browns 2 L 32-19 30-23 62-42
August 9, 1940 Cleveland Indians 3 at St. Louis Browns 4 L 32-19 30-24 62-43
August 11, 1940 Cleveland Indians 12 at St. Louis Browns 4 W 32-19 31-24 63-43
August 11, 1940 Cleveland Indians 6 at St. Louis Browns 7 L 32-19 31-25 63-44
August 12, 1940 Detroit Tigers 5 at Cleveland Indians 8 W 33-19 31-25 64-44
August 13, 1940 Detroit Tigers 5 at Cleveland Indians 6 W 34-19 31-25 65-44
August 14, 1940 Chicago White Sox 0 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 35-19 31-25 66-44
August 15, 1940 Chicago White Sox 4 at Cleveland Indians 5 W 36-19 31-25 67-44
August 16, 1940 St. Louis Browns 3 at Cleveland Indians 8 W 37-19 31-25 68-44
August 17, 1940 St. Louis Browns 2 at Cleveland Indians 1 L 37-20 31-25 68-45
August 19, 1940 Cleveland Indians 7 at Boston Red Sox 16 L 37-20 31-26 68-46
August 20, 1940 Cleveland Indians 11 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 37-20 32-26 69-46
August 21, 1940 Cleveland Indians 4 at Boston Red Sox 2 W 37-20 33-26 70-46
August 22, 1940 Cleveland Indians 2 at New York Yankees 15 L 37-20 33-27 70-47
August 23, 1940 Cleveland Indians 3 at New York Yankees 5 L 37-20 33-28 70-48
August 24, 1940 Cleveland Indians 2 at New York Yankees 3 L 37-20 33-29 70-49
August 25, 1940 Cleveland Indians 4 at Washington Senators 5 L 37-20 33-30 70-50
August 26, 1940 Cleveland Indians 4 at Washington Senators 3 W 37-20 34-30 71-50
August 30, 1940 Cleveland Indians 4 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 37-20 35-30 72-50
August 31, 1940 Cleveland Indians 5 at Chicago White Sox 4 W 37-20 36-30 73-50
September 1, 1940 Cleveland Indians 7 at Chicago White Sox 4 W 37-20 37-30 74-50
September 2, 1940 St. Louis Browns 2 at Cleveland Indians 1 L 37-21 37-30 74-51
September 2, 1940 St. Louis Browns 3 at Cleveland Indians 0 L 37-22 37-30 74-52
September 4, 1940 Cleveland Indians 2 at Detroit Tigers 7 L 37-22 37-31 74-53
September 5, 1940 Cleveland Indians 3 at Detroit Tigers 11 L 37-22 37-32 74-54
September 6, 1940 Cleveland Indians 5 at Detroit Tigers 10 L 37-22 37-33 74-55
September 7, 1940 Chicago White Sox 5 at Cleveland Indians 4 L 37-23 37-33 74-56
September 8, 1940 Chicago White Sox 4 at Cleveland Indians 5 W 38-23 37-33 75-56
September 9, 1940 Chicago White Sox 2 at Cleveland Indians 1 L 38-24 37-33 75-57
September 11, 1940 New York Yankees 3 at Cleveland Indians 1 L 38-25 37-33 75-58
September 11, 1940 New York Yankees 3 at Cleveland Indians 5 W 39-25 37-33 76-58
September 12, 1940 Boston Red Sox 1 at Cleveland Indians 8 W 40-25 37-33 77-58
September 13, 1940 Boston Red Sox 0 at Cleveland Indians 1 W 41-25 37-33 78-58
September 14, 1940 Boston Red Sox 6 at Cleveland Indians 1 L 41-26 37-33 78-59
September 15, 1940 Philadelphia Athletics 0 at Cleveland Indians 5 W 42-26 37-33 79-59
September 15, 1940 Philadelphia Athletics 5 at Cleveland Indians 8 W 43-26 37-33 80-59
September 16, 1940 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at Cleveland Indians 2 L 43-27 37-33 80-60
September 16, 1940 Philadelphia Athletics 3 at Cleveland Indians 8 W 44-27 37-33 81-60
September 17, 1940 Philadelphia Athletics 4 at Cleveland Indians 3 L 44-28 37-33 81-61
September 18, 1940 Washington Senators 1 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 45-28 37-33 82-61
September 18, 1940 Washington Senators 1 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 46-28 37-33 83-61
September 19, 1940 Washington Senators 1 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 47-28 37-33 84-61
September 20, 1940 Cleveland Indians 5 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 47-28 37-34 84-62
September 21, 1940 Cleveland Indians 0 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 47-28 37-35 84-63
September 22, 1940 Cleveland Indians 10 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 47-28 38-35 85-63
September 24, 1940 St. Louis Browns 7 at Cleveland Indians 2 L 47-29 38-35 85-64
September 25, 1940 St. Louis Browns 2 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 48-29 38-35 86-64
September 27, 1940 Detroit Tigers 2 at Cleveland Indians 0 L 48-30 38-35 86-65
September 28, 1940 Detroit Tigers 1 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 49-30 38-35 87-65
September 29, 1940 Detroit Tigers 2 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 50-30 38-35 88-65