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Today in Tribe History: December 17, 2001

December 17, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Cleveland signs infielder Ricky Gutierrez to a three-year contract. Gutierrez was coming off two solid seasons with the Chicago Cubs and is slated to be the starting second baseman for the Tribe in 2002. He loses … Read More

Today in Tribe History: December 16, 1999

December 16, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Indians sign former Angels’ ace pitcher Chuck Finley to a three-year contract at the age of 37. Finley had little left in the tank and would post mediocre numbers over the next two and a … Read More

Today in Tribe History: December 15, 2010

December 15, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Hall of Famer Bob Feller, one of the greatest pitchers in baseball history, dies at age 92. “Rapid Robert” made his major league debut at 17 and had the best fastball of his generation. He lost … Read More

Today in Tribe History: December 13, 2000

December 13, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Tribe lose a bidding war with the Boston Red Sox for slugger Manny Ramirez. Ramirez had spent the previous eight seasons with Cleveland and was coming off an impressive season that saw him hit .351 … Read More

Today in Tribe History: December 12, 1985

December 12, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Indians sign free agent Tom Candiotti to a AAA contract. Candiotti (9-13 at Vancouver), who has been throwing a knuckler less than a year, will lead the American League in complete games (17) next season.

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Today in Tribe History: December 11, 2001

December 11, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Mets obtain 12-time All-Star 2B Roberto Alomar in an 8-player deal with the Indians. In addition to Alomar, New York also receives P Mike Bacsik and OF-1B Danny Peoples. Cleveland gets OF Matt Lawton and … Read More

Today in Tribe History: December 10, 1976

December 10, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Expos send Andre Thornton, whose average slumped 100 points to .194, to the Indians for pitcher Jackie Brown. A great pickup for the Tribe, Thornton will lead the club in home runs seven times as … Read More

Today in Tribe History: December 9, 1941

December 9, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Although having a 3-C draft deferment due to being the sole support of his family, Bob Feller, last year’s American League-leading pitcher with 27 victories for the Indians, becomes the first major leaguer to enlist after … Read More

Today in Tribe History: December 8, 1997

December 8, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

A year after trading him to Atlanta, the Indians sign free agent outfielder and fan favorite Kenny Lofton to a three-year deal. Lofton would return a third time for the end of the 2007 season as … Read More

Today in Tribe History: December 7, 1979

December 7, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Cleveland makes a trade with the St. Louis Cardinals, sending outfielder Bobby Bonds to St. Louis in exchange for outfielder Jerry Mumphrey and pitcher John Denny.

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Today in Tribe History: December 6, 1988

December 6, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Cleveland trades infielder Julio Franco to the Texas Rangers for first baseman Pete O’Brien, second baseman Jerry Browne, and outfielder Oddibe McDowell. Franco was said to be upset about a positional switch from shortstop to second … Read More

Today in Tribe History: December 4, 1957

December 4, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The White Sox send fan favorite Minnie Minoso and infielder Fred Hatfield to the Indians for pitcher Early Wynn and outfielder Al Smith. Wynn, coming off his first losing season, will rebound with the White Sox, … Read More