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Today In Tribe History: August 15, 1911

August 15, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Cleveland releases an aging, and struggling, Cy Young. He returns to Boston and signs with the National League’s Rustlers, where he will finish the season with a 4-5 record. Denton True “Cy” Young calls it quits that offseason after compiling some of the … Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 14, 1997

August 14, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Cleveland Indians play the 15,000th game in franchise history. It is the second highest total for games played in the American League behind the Detroit Tigers. Incidentally, the Tribe play against the Tigers on … Read More

Today In Tribe History: August 13, 1955

August 13, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Larry Doby’s 167 game errorless streak comes to an end. The streak stood as a new American League record for outfielders at the time. Doby would finish the season with only 2 errors total.

 

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Today In Tribe History; August 12, 1994

August 12, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

After finishing 1993 with a record of 76-86 and 19 games out of first place, the ’94 season saw the Tribe making big strides. The Indians moved into their new ballpark, Jacobs Field, and were … Read More

Today In Tribe History; August 11, 1926

August 11, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Tris Speaker hits the 700th double of his career in a loss to the White Sox. Speaker would finish his career with 792, the most in Major League history.

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Today In Tribe History: August 10, 2001

August 10, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Indians Hall of Fame shortstop Lou Boudreau passes away at the age of 84. His #5 was retired by the team in 1970, the same year he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Today In Tribe History: August 9, 1981

August 9, 2011 |

By Vince Guerrieri

Thirty years ago today, Major League Baseball was back – and it started in Cleveland.

The All-Star Game, originally scheduled for July 14 at Municipal Stadium, was canceled during a players’ strike, which lasted from June 12 to July 31. The players and owners reached an agreement, and that year, the season would be separated into halves, with the first half winners in each division playing the second half winners in the first Division Series.

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Today In Tribe History: August 8, 1993

August 8, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

In a rare feat, Albert Belle drives home 2 runs with a sacrifice fly against Baltimore. Belle became the clean up hitter for the Tribe through 1996.

 

Photo: TheClevelandFan.com

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Today In Tribe History: August 7, 1993

August 8, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Tribe reliever Bobby Ojeda makes his first appearance since the Spring Training boating accident that took the lives of his teammates Steve Olin and Tim Crews.

 

Photo: AP File

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Today in Tribe History: August 6, 1937

August 6, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

In the 10th inning of a game against the New York Yankees, Joe DiMaggio hits a line drive that third baseman Odell Hale deflects into foul territory. One umpire calls it foul, so the Indians leftfielder Moose Solters fails … Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 4, 1997

August 4, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Jim Thome hits his 30th home run of the season in a 7-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers. Thome becomes the first Cleveland left-handed hitter to have consecutive 30 homer seasons since Hal Trosky did … Read More

Today In Tribe History: August 3, 1948

August 3, 2011 |

By Jason Kaminski

Forty-one year old Satchel Paige makes his first Major League start before a crowd of 72,434 at Cleveland Stadium. Paige goes seven strong innings, giving up three runs and striking out six to earn the victory over the Washington Senators … Read More