Today in Tribe History: February 3, 1975
Former Cleveland outfielder Earl Averill is inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Despite having a relatively short career, Averill still finished his career with over 2,000 base hits. He remains the all-time Indian leader in total bases, runs batted in, runs, and triples. He also remains 3rd in all-time Indian hits and doubles, and 4th in all-time Indian home runs and walks. His number 3 is retired by the team.