Today in Tribe History: October 11, 1948
Compiled by Jason Kaminksi
The Cleveland Indians defeat the Boston Braves, 4 – 3 ,to win the World Series in six games. Joe Gordon hits a home run in support of future Hall of Famer Bob Lemon, who earns a 4 – 3 victory and his second of the Series. After pitching a five-hit shutout in Game 3, rookie Gene Bearden retires the last five batters and gets the save. It would be the last World Series title in franchise history.