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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | December 13, 2019

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Posts By Bob Toth

Today in Tribe History: November 24, 1998

November 24, 2019 |

The Cleveland Indians sign free agent and All-Star second baseman Roberto Alomar to a four-year tender worth between $30 and $32 million. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 23, 1940

November 23, 2019 |

Pitcher Luis Tiant is born in Marianao, Cuba. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 22, 1971

November 22, 2019 |

Chris Chambliss is selected as the American League Rookie of the Year. He joined Herb Score as just the second Cleveland Indians player to receive the honor. Read More

Indians Finalize 40-Man, Add Three New Names While Two Part Ways

November 21, 2019 |

The Cleveland Indians finalized their 40-man roster ahead of December’s Rule 5 draft on Wednesday night as they announced that three contracts had been purchased from minor league affiliates.

Two of the moves were expected, as top pitching prospect Triston McKenzie and outfielder Daniel Johnson were both added to the 40-man roster. Also joining them as new faces to the Tribe’s 40-man mix was left-handed pitcher Scott Moss, who was acquired at the trade deadline from the Cincinnati Reds as part of the three-team trade that centered around Trevor Bauer, Yasiel Puig, and Franmil Reyes. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 21, 1949

November 21, 2019 |

The Cleveland Indians are sold by owner Bill Veeck for $2.2 million. The new ownership group is headed by Ellis Ryan. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 20, 1988

November 20, 2019 |

Former Cleveland Indians reliever Cody Allen is born in Orlando, Florida. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 19, 1928

November 19, 2019 |

At the cost of $40,000 and a pair of players, Cleveland general manager Billy Evans acquires outfielder Earl Averill from the San Francisco Seals of the Pacific Coast League. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 18, 1998

November 18, 2019 |

Cleveland and Pittsburgh pair up on a swap, as the Indians send young outfielder Brian Giles to the Pirates for reliever Ricardo Rincon. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 17, 1977

November 17, 2019 |

Former Naps player and Indians manager and general manager Roger Peckinpaugh passes away in Cleveland at the age of 86. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 16, 1954

November 16, 2019 |

The Cleveland Indians acquire future Hall of Famer Ralph Kiner from the Chicago Cubs as the player to be named later for an earlier trade involving minor league pitcher Sam Jones. Indians minor league outfielder Gale Wade will be sent to Chicago in two weeks to complete the deal. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 15, 1979

November 15, 2019 |

Ed Klieman, one of the members of the Cleveland Indians’ 1948 championship team, passes away at 61 in Homosassa, Florida. Read More

Tribe Heroes of Old Known for Wartime Service

November 14, 2019 |

Each year, Americans take pause to celebrate Veterans Day on November 11. The day, occasionally confused with the intentions of Memorial Day, recognizes and honors veterans of military service and not just those who paid the ultimate price during active duty. Known initially as Armistice Day to mark the end of World War I, the holiday’s name was changed in 1954 to its current incarnation, but is no less significant in its purpose.

Major League Baseball has had its fair share of ball players with military experience, including a total of 68 members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame who are recognized there by medals hanging below their bronze plaques in the Plaque Gallery in Cooperstown. Some of these players fulfilled their commitments prior to their playing careers while others completed theirs afterwards. Plenty, however, sacrificed time during the prime years of their professional careers to serve the greater good and protect the nation as a whole. Read More