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

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Posts By Bob Toth

Today in Tribe History: March 27, 1948

March 27, 2015 |

Longtime Detroit Tigers slugger Hank Greenberg, coming off of a season in Pittsburgh, is hired as the Indians’ farm club director by owner Bill Veeck.

Greenberg, who had been in camp with Cleveland with hopes of keeping his playing career … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 26, 2010

March 26, 2015 |

The Cleveland Indians place first baseman Russell Branyan on the 15-day disabled list with a herniated disc in his lower back, opening the door for highly touted prospect Matt LaPorta to begin the season on the 25-man roster for the … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 25, 1997

March 25, 2015 |

With his free agency pending following the season, the Cleveland Indians send star outfielder Kenny Lofton and reliever Alan Embree to the Atlanta Braves for outfielders David Justice and Marquis Grissom.

It was a move that benefitted both teams. Atlanta … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 24, 1973

March 24, 2015 |

The Cleveland Indians send two-time All-Star and Gold Glove winning catcher Ray Fosse to the Oakland Athletics with utility infielder Jack Heidemann for catcher Dave Duncan and outfielder George Hendrick.

Fosse played in a career-high 143 games for Oakland in … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 23, 1993

March 23, 2015 |

A tragic boating accident that hours earlier claimed the life of young Indians reliever Steve Olin took a second casualty, as reliever Tim Crews succumbed to his injuries sustained when his bass boat struck a dock on Little Lake Nellie … Read More

Shaw Sets Up Strong Returning Indians Bullpen

March 22, 2015 |

No pitcher in Major League Baseball made it into games more than Bryan Shaw did for the Cleveland Indians in 2014.

For the 27-year-old reliever, it was a glowing recommendation of his value to Terry Francona that the Indians skipper could rely on Shaw whenever he made the call. And for what it is worth, Shaw proved his importance time and time again in each of his two seasons as a component of the Indians’ strong bullpen corps.

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Today in Tribe History: March 22, 1972

March 22, 2015 |

The purchase of the Cleveland Indians by a group headed by attorney Nick Mileti is approved by the American League.

The Cleveland-born Mileti was a well-known figure already in the city, owning both the National Basketball Association’s Cleveland Cavaliers as … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 21, 1959

March 21, 2015 |

Cleveland and Detroit swap outfielders, as the Indians send future Hall of Famer Larry Doby to the Tigers for Tito Francona.

Doby was at the end of his career. He had spent just one year back in Cleveland after a … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 20, 1984

March 20, 2015 |

Stan Coveleski, who spent nine of his 14 Major League seasons with the Cleveland Indians, passes away in South Bend, Indiana. He was 94.

Coveleski was born in 1889 in Shamokin, Pennsylvania, and made his Major League debut with the … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 19, 1981

March 19, 2015 |

Remembered for his penchant for change and trades, former Major League Baseball and National Basketball Association general manager Frank “Trader” Lane passes away at the age of 85.

Lane was heavily involved in sports throughout his lifetime, beginning with some … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 18, 1957

March 18, 2015 |

Cleveland general manager Hank Greenberg rejects a deal offered by Boston that would have sent Indians pitcher Herb Score to the Red Sox for a million dollars.

The deal, thought to be the largest such offer to date in Major League … Read More

Murphy Remains an Option in the Indians’ Right Field Mix

March 17, 2015 |

When Indians outfielder David Murphy signed with Cleveland following the 2013 campaign to a two-year, $12 million contract, he knew he was signing up to be part of a platoon situation with the Tribe.

After several seasons as a regular left fielder for the Texas Rangers, it was a change for the veteran outfielder, but one he seemed willing to embrace for a team on the rise and coming off of a trip to the American League Wild Card game in 2013.

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