2002 Cleveland Indians Roster

The 2002 Cleveland Indians team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 2002 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 2002 Cleveland Indians Opening Day starters list, a 2002 Cleveland Indians salary list, a 2002 Cleveland Indians uniform number breakdown and a 2002 Cleveland Indians primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

Baseball Almanac Top Quote

"It really was a farewell day (September 29, 2002). The fans (at Jacobs Field) were just so fantastic. But it didn't take a day like this for me to recognize that. I've known it for a long, long time." - Jim Thome

2002 Cleveland Indians

2002 Cleveland Indians Official Logo

Complete Roster

6-03
225
Right
Right
1977-09-10
6-05
220
Right
Left
1973-11-27
6-04
240
Right
Right
1966-07-07
5-11
285
Right
Right
1973-05-24
6-06
195
Right
Right
1980-05-08
6-04
220
Right
Right
1973-11-07
6-03
220
Right
Right
1976-04-05
6-00
180
Right
Right
1975-09-23
6-06
214
Left
Left
1962-11-26
5-11
190
Left
Left
1976-11-05
6-03
205
Left
Left
1978-08-30
6-02
205
Left
Right
1975-02-23
6-03
225
Left
Right
1963-03-09
6-04
205
Left
Left
1973-04-19
6-03
200
Right
Left
1967-05-05
6-05
255
Right
Right
1975-07-28
6-06
225
Right
Right
1974-03-22
6-03
195
Right
Right
1974-05-16
6-00
190
Left
Left
1970-04-13
6-02
180
Right
Right
1976-10-23
6-01
220
Right
Right
1971-03-04
6-03
165
Right
Left
1978-05-21
6-06
300
Left
Left
1980-07-21
6-02
180
Left
Left
1976-10-11
6-03
215
Right
Right
1970-09-16
6-06
235
Right
Right
1976-05-18
6-07
210
Left
Left
1977-09-21
6-03
210
Right
Right
1977-09-29
6-01
240
Right
Right
1969-02-06
6-04
207
Right
Right
1970-01-23
6-02
220
Right
Right
1975-12-29
5-10
165
Right
Right
1972-12-28
6-02
235
Right
Both
1978-12-23
6-01
175
Right
Right
1968-05-04
6-02
230
Left
Left
1976-09-24
6-01
194
Right
Right
1969-03-25
6-01
175
Right
Right
1970-05-23
5-11
185
Right
Right
1972-11-10
5-09
185
Right
Right
1974-09-24
6-00
211
Right
Right
1981-06-28
5-09
190
Right
Left
1970-06-11
6-04
219
Left
Left
1967-07-10
6-04
250
Right
Left
1970-08-27
5-09
180
Right
Both
1967-04-24
6-01
210
Right
Right
1975-02-06
6-01
202
Left
Left
1964-01-18
5-09
180
Right
Right
1972-03-04
6-00
180
Right
Both
1978-04-15
6-03
195
Right
Left
1975-12-19
6-02
200
Right
Right
1964-09-11
6-01
215
Right
Right
1972-12-08
6-02
190
Right
Right
1971-10-03
5-10
185
Right
Both
1979-11-01
6-01
190
Left
Left
1975-04-11
6-00
200
Left
Left
1975-10-29
5-09
180
Right
Left
1971-11-30
5-11
200
Right
Both
1977-04-26
6-00
207
Right
Right
1976-05-06
6-03
215
Right
Both
1978-03-30
baseball almanac flat baseball

baseball almanac fast facts

The 2002 Cleveland Indians played 162 games during the regular season, won 74 games, lost 88 games, and finished in third position. They played their home games at Jacobs Field (Park Factors: 102/101) where 2,621,940 fans witnessed their 2002 Indians finish the season with a .457 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 2002 Cleveland Indians Opening Day starters list, a 2002 Cleveland Indians salary list, a 2002 Cleveland Indians uniform number breakdown and a 2002 Cleveland Indians primary starters list:

2002 Cleveland Indians
Opening Day Starters

No Opening Day Information Available

2002 Cleveland Indians
Salaries

Jim Thome $8,000,000.00
Chuck Finley $7,911,948.00
Ellis Burks $6,666,667.00
Charles Nagy $6,000,000.00
Travis Fryman $5,825,000.00
Matt Lawton $5,250,000.00
Bartolo Colon $4,925,000.00
Omar Vizquel $4,500,000.00
Jaret Wright $4,312,500.00
Wil Cordero $4,166,667.00
Danys Baez $4,125,000.00
Bob Wickman $3,400,000.00
Paul Shuey $3,250,000.00
Brady Anderson $3,200,000.00
Ricky Gutierrez $2,166,667.00
Ricardo Rincon $1,500,000.00
Einar Diaz $1,087,500.00
CC Sabathia $700,000.00
Mark Wohlers $600,000.00
Eddie Perez $500,000.00
Cliff Lee $300,000.00
Jolbert Cabrera $266,000.00
Russell Branyan $251,000.00
David Riske $227,500.00
Milton Bradley $221,000.00
Jerrod Riggan $218,000.00
Jake Westbrook $217,000.00
John McDonald $210,000.00
Ryan Drese $206,500.00
Chad Allen $200,000.00
Josh Bard $200,000.00
Jason Beverlin $200,000.00
Ben Broussard $200,000.00
Coco Crisp $200,000.00
Jason Davis $200,000.00
Dave Elder $200,000.00
Alex Herrera $200,000.00
Greg LaRocca $200,000.00
Chris Magruder $200,000.00
Victor Martinez $200,000.00
David Maurer $200,000.00
Chad Paronto $200,000.00
Brandon Phillips $200,000.00
Ricardo Rodriguez $200,000.00
Carl Sadler $200,000.00
Roy Smith $200,000.00
Earl Snyder $200,000.00
Brian Tallet $200,000.00

2002 Cleveland Indians
Uniform Numbers

Did you know that a 2002 Cleveland Indians Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac9h
Jim Kaat [baseball-almanac.com/players/player…] NOT in #HOF (🤔), but DYK Kitty has more wins than Feller or Gibson? ERA better t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac08 Apr
OTD1963, a rookie named Peter Edward Rose made his #MLB debut. There were 28,896 fans there in Crosley Field who sa… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac08 Apr
Derek Dietrich (@derekrdietrich) said, "I guess I made history tonight, a little Crash Davis type, Bull Durham ther… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac08 Apr
eMail, "There are now seven Brewers for whom I cannot find a High School. They are Jay Aldrich..." Found it for him… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac08 Apr
MANNY SANGUILLEN (@TheRealSangy35) updated. Added verified twitter, high school, and a great trivia question about… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac08 Apr
Cy Seymour [baseball-almanac.com/players/player…] won more than 50 games AND hit more than 50 home runs in his career. One other… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Hoyt Wilhelm Fan Page@wilhelm_hoyt08 Apr
#OTD On this date, April 7, 1970, Hoyt Wilhelm pitched in earliest appearance of MLB career. Playing for @Braves he… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Retweeted by BaseballAlmanac
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac07 Apr
These five pitchers each tied #MLB record [baseball-almanac.com/recbooks/rb_ba…] for Most Balks in an Inning (3). See who they a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac06 Apr
RIP Al Kaline (😢). The youngest batting champion in baseball history has passed away. Go beyond his stats on… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac06 Apr
@Dylan_716 During that exact moment, I was literally getting an "attack" to a script. My host shut down my servers,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac06 Apr
@tgpschmenk 🤓 - the update took me a little more than an hour, and after I literally confirmed every single one of… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac06 Apr
@paddy0_bronx We do sir. Scroll down a bit. We go pitching stats, hitting stats, fielding stats, then have base run… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac05 Apr
JayGlenda Glenn asked on FB, "were are all these picthers or were any of these position players coming in to finish… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac05 Apr
1️⃣6️⃣ innings - most played during an #OpeningDay game! A Plain Dealer photographer took this photo OTD2012, at Pr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac04 Apr
Updated: Adrián Zabala. #LHP with #NewYork #Giants in 1945 & 1949. Born in #Cuba. Suspended for playing the Mexican… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac04 Apr
UPDATED: Masahiro Tanaka, OTD2014, surrendered HR to 1st batter [baseball-almanac.com/feats/feats23.…], during debut. Today, I a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac03 Apr
UPDATED: We discovered 38 players who STOLE HOME TEN-OR-MORE TIMES in their CAREER [baseball-almanac.com/recbooks/rb_st…]. We re… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac02 Apr
Was it cork? (🤨) Was it a Wham-O-Ball? (🤣) Here at #BaseballAlmanac, we simply miss watching #baseball games. Image… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Baseball Almanac@BaseballAlmanac02 Apr
RIP 😢: Bob Lee [baseball-almanac.com/players/player…]. RHP (1964-1968) with #Angels, #Dodgers, #Reds. Updated: Added died on dat… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Desktop Version