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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | December 15, 2017

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Today In Tribe History

Today in Tribe History: February 14, 1934

February 14, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Cleveland Indians sign former Washington Senators 19-year outfielder Sam Rice to a contract for the upcoming season. He will bat .293 in 335 at-bats for the Indians, but will fall 13 hits shy of the … Read More

Today in Tribe History: February 13, 1966

February 13, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

On this date in 1966 former Cleveland Indians second baseman Jerry “The Governor” Browne was born in Christiansted, Virgin Islands. Browne played for the Tribe from 1989 until 1991 after being acquired from the Texas Rangers … Read More

Today in Tribe History: February 12, 2010

February 12, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The San Francisco Giants sign pitcher Tim Lincecum, the National League Cy Young Award winner in both 2008 and 2009, to a two-year contract worth $23 million, thus avoiding a record-setting salary arbitration hearing. Though this … Read More

Today in Tribe History: February 11, 1916

February 11, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

After playing two seasons in Cleveland, OH, the American Association Mud Hens transfer back to Toledo. The franchise spent two seasons in Cleveland to block a Federal League team from moving in there. The Mud Hens … Read More

Today in Tribe History: February 10, 2011

February 10, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Indians sign shortstop Orlando Cabrera, one of the last remaining unsigned free agents of the off-season, to a one-year deal. Cabrera helped the Reds to the NL Central title the previous year. Cabrera will start … Read More

Today in Tribe History: February 9, 1971

February 9, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Former Negro Leagues star and Cleveland Indians pitcher Satchel Paige is nominated for the Hall of Fame. On June 10 the Hall’s new Special Committee on the Negro Leagues will formally select Paige for induction. Paige … Read More

Countdown To Pitchers And Catchers: #12 Don Mossi

February 8, 2012 |

 

Today continues our countdown to the start of Indians pitchers and catchers reporting to Goodyear, Arizona on February 20. We’ll count down the days, profiling a former Indian who wore the corresponding number. Some players will be memorable, others just our favorites and some, the only one we could find who wore that number. Today, we chronicle the career of Don Mossi.

By Mike Brandyberry

In a tale of two careers sewn into one, Don Mossi shined as a relief pitcher with the Indians before becoming a quality starter in the Motor City.

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Today in Tribe History: February 8, 1931

February 8, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

On this date in 1931 Cleveland Indians owner Larry Dolan was born in Cleveland, Ohio. Dolan bought the Indians from Richard Jacobs in 2000 for approximately $323 million.

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Today in Tribe History: February 7, 1996

February 7, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

After playing his last year for the Indians at age 43, Dave Winfield announces his retirement. Winfield compiled 3,110 hits, 465 home runs and 1,833 RBI during a 22-year career with six teams. A 12-time All-Star, … Read More

Today in Tribe History: February 6, 1969

February 7, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Former Cleveland closer Bob Wickman is born on this date in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Wickman played for the Indians from 2000 – 2006. His best season for the Tribe was 2005 when he led the league … Read More

Today in Tribe History: February 5, 1968

February 5, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Former Cleveland Indians second baseman Roberto Alomar is born in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Alomar played three seasons in Cleveland compiling some of the greatest offensive numbers of his career. His brother Sandy Jr. was a teammate … Read More

Today in Tribe History: February 4, 1984

February 4, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Cleveland Indians make a trade with the New York Yankees acquiring outfielder Otis Nixon and pitcher George Frazier for infielder Toby Harrah.

Photo: Topps Baseball Cards

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