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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | November 19, 2017

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Today In Tribe History

Today in Tribe History: April 11, 1966

April 11, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

On Opening Day at RFK Stadium in a game between the Cleveland Indians and Washington Senators, Emmett Ashford  becomes the first black umpire in  major league history. Ashford, who had started his professional career 15 years  … Read More

Today in Tribe History: April 10, 1977

April 10, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

At Fenway Park, the Cleveland  Indians (13) and the Boston Red Sox (6) establish a major league  record for the most runs scored by both teams in one inning. The eighth-inning barrage proves to be too  … Read More

Today In Tribe History: April 9, 2000

April 9, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Indians first baseman Jim Thome strikes out five times to tie a major league record. Cleveland prevails 17-4 over the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.

 

Photo: Cleveland.com

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Today in Tribe History: April 8, 1975

April 8, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Frank Robinson  makes his debut as major league baseball’s first black manager. Rachel Robinson, the widow of Jackie Robinson,  throws out the ceremonial first pitch before a crowd  of 56,204. As the player-manager of the Cleveland … Read More

Today in Tribe History: April 7, 1973

April 7, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

At Cleveland  Stadium, the Cleveland Indians set Opening Day and daily game home records as  74,420 fans watch their team beat the Tigers, 2 – 1.

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Today in Tribe History: April 6, 1992

April 6, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Tribe open the season against the Baltimore Orioles in the first game in Oriole Park at Camden Yards  history. The capacity crowd of 44,568 includes US President George Bush.  Baltimore defeats the Cleveland Indians, 2 … Read More

Today in Tribe History: April 5, 1976

April 5, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Former Cleveland  Indians pitcher Ryan Drese is born on this date in San Francisco, California. Drese was drafted in the fifth round of the 1998 amateur draft. He made his debut for the Tribe in 2001 … Read More

Today in Tribe History: April 4, 1994

April 4, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Cleveland Indians inaugurate Jacobs  Field with a 4 – 3 victory over the Seattle Mariners. Eddie Murray hits a home  run for the Indians, who played their last game at Cleveland Stadium in 1993. Playing … Read More

Today in Tribe History: April 3, 2011

April 3, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

In his first career start at first base, the Indians’ Carlos Santana starts a triple play in the 4th by  diving to catch a pop-up bunted down the  first base line by the White Sox’s Alexei … Read More

Today in Tribe History: April 2, 1962

April 2, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Cleveland Indians trade first baseman Vic Power and pitcher Dick Stigman to the Minnesota Twins in  exchange for pitcher Pedro  Ramos. Ramos would spend two and a half seasons in Cleveland compiling a record of … Read More

Today in Tribe History: April 1, 1939

April 1, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Former Cleveland pitcher Phil Niekro is born in Blaine, Belmont County, Ohio.  “Knucksie” made his major league debut in 1964 with the Milwaukee Braves.  He played for the Tribe in 1986 and part of 1987 winning … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 31, 1993

March 31, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Cleveland Indians acquire pitcher Mark Clark and a minor leaguer  from the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for outfielder Mark Whiten. After showing some promise at the plate in Cleveland, “Hard Hittin’” Mark Whiten will  … Read More