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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | March 26, 2019

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Today in Tribe History: January 16, 1966

January 16, 2015 |

Jack McDowell is born in Van Nuys, California.

“Black Jack”, the tall right-hander out of Stanford, was a first round pick by the Chicago White Sox and the fifth pick overall in the 1987 draft. He debuted with the club … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 15, 1891

January 15, 2015 |

The tragically short life of Ray Chapman begins in Beaver Dam, Kentucky.

Chapman reached the Majors at the age of 21, playing shortstop for the Cleveland Naps in 1912. He blossomed into an every day player for the club, primarily … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 14, 1937

January 14, 2015 |

Future Indians pitcher Sonny Siebert is born in St. Marys, Missouri.

Siebert would go on to spend parts of six seasons in a Cleveland uniform and 12 years in total in the Majors. He debuted in 1964 and would have … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 13, 1986

January 13, 2015 |

Mike Garcia, one of the Cleveland Indians’ “Big Three” pitching staff during the 1950s, passes away at the age of 62.

Garcia spent 14 years in the Majors, including his first dozen in Cleveland. He debuted with one game of … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 12, 1972

January 12, 2015 |

With the 21st pick in the January Secondary draft, the Cleveland Indians select Duane Kuiper.

Kuiper, the cousin of future Indians teammate Dick Bosman, will spend 12 years in the Major Leagues, starting with his debut for the club in … Read More

New and Improved Carrasco Key in Cleveland Rotation

January 11, 2015 |

The 2014 season was hardly what Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco would have expected.

For six years, the Indians have been waiting for positive results from one of the pieces acquired in the 2009 trade with Philadelphia that dealt the reigning Cy Young award winning pitcher, left-hander Cliff Lee, to the Phillies for four players.

A half dozen years later, Carrasco is the last piece remaining in the Cleveland organization.

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Today in Tribe History: January 11, 2000

January 11, 2015 |

Cleveland Indians legend Bob Lemon passes away in California after a heart attack and stroke. He was 79 years old.

The Hall of Fame pitcher debuted with the Indians in 1941 – as a third baseman. He played five games … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 10, 1926

January 10, 2015 |

Future Cleveland Indians player and manager George Strickland is born on this date in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Strickland spent parts of ten seasons in the Major Leagues, debuting with Pittsburgh in 1950. The middle infielder came to Cleveland in an … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 9, 1971

January 9, 2015 |

Elmer Flick, a longtime Cleveland Indians outfielder and a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame, passes away, two days short of his 95th birthday.

“The Demon of Stick” was born in Bedford, Ohio, and attended Bedford High School. He … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 8, 1991

January 8, 2015 |

Gaylord Perry, the Cleveland Indians’ first Cy Young Award winning pitcher, is elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Perry will be joined in induction by a fellow 300-game winner, Ferguson Jenkins, and a member of the 3,000-hit club, … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 7, 1978

January 7, 2015 |

Former American League Most Valuable Player George Burns passes away at the age of 84.

“Tioga George” was born on January 31, 1893 in Niles, Ohio. He made his pro debut with the Detroit Tigers in 1914 and spent four … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 6, 1920

January 6, 2015 |

Future 300-game winner Early Wynn is born in Hartford, Alabama.

“Gus” made his debut with the American League’s Washington Senators at the age of 19 in 1939. He spent parts of eight seasons in D.C., winning as many as 18 … Read More