Luther Harvel

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Luther Raymond Harvel

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 11", Weight 180 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Luther Harvel played a lot of center field during the last half of the 1928 season for the Cleveland Indians, getting into 40 games from July 31st on, including 39 in center.

The most-utilized centerfielder that year for the Indians was Sam Langford, who played in the minors the following year, mostly at Shreveport. Harvel was mostly at Jersey City.

Luther spent most of 1928 at Omaha, hitting .352. He played 13 years in the minors and also managed five seasons.

Harvel was later a scout for the Kansas City/Oakland A's (1967-1968), Cleveland Indians (1969-1970), Los Angeles Dodgers (1971-1972), and A's again (1973-1974).

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1933 Oklahoma City Indians Texas League 20-21 8th none replaced Fred Luderus (42-69) on July 26
1934 Oklahoma City Indians Texas League 59-93 8th none
1938 Monroe White Sox Cotton States League -- Dallas Steers -- replaced by Doug Taitt
1946 Tacoma Tigers Western International League 76-67 4th Chicago Cubs none
1947 Tacoma Tigers Western International League 72-81 6th Chicago Cubs none
1949 Leavenworth Braves Western Association 8th none replaced Raymond "Fido" Murphy July 18

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