Today in Tribe History: December 8, 1997
Jason Kaminski | On 08, Dec 2013
After trading him away the previous year, the Indians sign free agent centerfielder and fan favorite Kenny Lofton to a 3-year contract. Free agent pitcher Dwight Gooden signs a 2-year pact and outfielder Marquis Grissom is traded to the Brewers to make room for Lofton. Mike Fetters, who was acquired in the Grissom deal, is immediately sent to the Athletics in exchange for reliever Steve Karsay.