Today in Tribe History: March 6, 1990
Former Cleveland infielder and Hall of Famer Joe Sewell dies at the age of 91. Sewell began his playing career in Cleveland in 1920 when he replaced deceased shortstop Ray Chapman at the end of the 1920 season. He would spend eleven seasons in a Tribe uniform and is known as the most difficult player to strike out in Major League history. In 7,132 career at-bats, Sewell struck out only 114 times.