Today in Tribe History: September 1, 2008
Compiled by Jason Kaminski
Tribe pitcher Cliff Lee beats the Chicago White Sox, 5 – 0, to become the first 20-game winner for the Cleveland Indians in 34 years. The last Cleveland pitcher to accomplish this feat was Gaylord Perry. No franchise had gone longer without a 20-game winner. Lee would go on to win the American League Cy Young Award that offseason and then was traded to Philadelphia the following July.