Gaylord Perry becomes the first Cleveland Indians pitcher to win the American League Cy Young Award. He wins by a 64-58 margin over Wilbur Wood of the Chicago White Sox. Perry won 24 games for the fifth-place Indians.
Cleveland infielder Bobby Avila hits three home runs going 5 for 6 against the Red Sox. His 15 total bases will stand as a team record until surpassed by Rocky Colavito in 1959. Before today, Avila had hit just one homer … Read More