Today in Tribe History: June 18, 1966
On this date in 1966 former Tribe all-star catcher Sandy Alomar Jr. is born in Salinas, Puerto Rico. Alomar was acquired by Cleveland from the San Diego Padres in exchange for Joe Carter in 1989. He would win the Rookie of the Year Award in 1990 and played 11 seasons with Cleveland. Alomar was a member of six all-star teams in his time with the Indians. He is currently a member of the Cleveland coaching staff.