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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | November 23, 2017

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Today in Tribe History: January 29, 1982

January 29, 2015 |

The Indians cut ties with pitcher Wayne Garland, just halfway through the ten-year contract he signed with Cleveland after his 20-7 breakout season with the Baltimore Orioles in 1976.

Garland inked his extensive contract as part of baseball’s first real … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 28, 1916

January 28, 2015 |

Bob Muncrief, who will become a member of the 1948 World Series winning Cleveland Indians team, is born in Madill, Oklahoma.

Muncrief had already logged nine seasons in the Major Leagues with the St. Louis Browns when he was traded … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 27, 2006

January 27, 2015 |

The Indians make a pair of trades to try to bolster their roster after falling just short of the playoffs in 2005, making transactions with the Boston Red Sox and the Philadelphia Phillies.

Cleveland sends catcher Josh Bard, outfielder Coco … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 26, 1962

January 26, 2015 |

Former Indians catcher, coach, manager, and scout Steve O’Neill passes away in Cleveland. He was 70 years old.

Born in 1891 in Minooka, Pennsylvania, O’Neill reached the Majors at the age of 20 with the Cleveland Naps in 1911. He eventually … Read More

Tribe Fest Provides Fans Relief From Winter Doldrums

January 25, 2015 |

A little bit of cold in the air, construction work all around, and plenty of snow covering the field at the corner of Carnegie and Ontario could not keep the legions of baseball fans in Cleveland from coming to the Indians’ home on Saturday to celebrate life as a Tribe fan.

The third annual Tribe Fest is well under way, with the Friday night VIP session and two of the three weekend public sessions in the books already. As with the previous two years, fans came out of their winter hibernations to soak in an opportunity to see some of their favorite Indians, past and present, and representatives from the front office and broadcasting team in a unique chance to rub elbows with some of the stars of the game.

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Today in Tribe History: January 25, 1949

January 25, 2015 |

After starring and leading the Cleveland Indians to their first World Championship in 28 years, shortstop-manager Lou Boudreau is given a two-year contract by the club.

“Old Shufflefoot”, entering his 12th Major League season, is coming off of an MVP … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 24, 2006

January 24, 2015 |

Carlos Martinez, quite possibly best remembered for his hit that Jose Canseco misplayed off of his head for a home run, passes away in his native Venezuela. He was 40 years old.

The third and first baseman and occasional designated … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 23, 1962

January 23, 2015 |

Bob Feller and Jackie Robinson are elected to the Hall of Fame on their first ballot by the Baseball Writers Association of America.

Feller spent 18 seasons in the Majors with the Cleveland Indians in a span of 21 years … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 22, 1976

January 22, 2015 |

Bob Lemon joins fellow pitcher Robin Roberts in election to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America.

Lemon spent his entire playing career in Cleveland with the Indians from 1941 to 1958. He spent five games … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 21, 1899

January 21, 2015 |

Lew Fonseca is born in Oakland, California.

Fonseca spent a dozen years in the Majors, including parts of five years in Cleveland with the Indians. A part time player for the Cincinnati Reds in his first four seasons, he played … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 20, 1970

January 20, 2015 |

Lou Boudreau is elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame after receiving 232 of 300 votes necessary from the Baseball Writers Association of America.

Old Shufflefoot was a staple of the Indians lineup throughout the 1940s. He made seven … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 19, 1937

January 19, 2015 |

In a very Cleveland-centric Hall of Fame vote, three former members of the American League franchise are elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America as part of the second election.

Needed 151 … Read More