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Today in Tribe History: October 11, 1948

October 11, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminksi

The Cleveland Indians defeat the Boston Braves, 4 – 3 ,to win the World Series in six games. Joe Gordon hits a home run in support of future Hall of Famer Bob Lemon, who earns … Read More

Today In Tribe History: October 10, 1920

October 10, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Indians beat the Brooklyn Robins 8 – 1 in Game Five of the World Series. Cleveland achieve a couple World Series first in the process. Elmer Smith hits the first Series grand slam and … Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 9, 1997

October 9, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

With two on, two out and the Indians down 4-2 Marquis Grissom hits a home run off Baltimore reliever Armando Benitez to give the Tribe a 5-4 lead. They would hold on to win and … Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 8, 1948

October 8, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Gene Bearden throws a complete game 5-hit shutout in game 3 of the World Series against the Boston Braves, winning by a final score of 2-0. The Indians would score one in the 3rd on … Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 7, 1998

October 7, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

In the 12th inning at Yankee Stadium, Travis Fryman and Kenny Lofton drive in three runs to propel the Tribe to victory in game 2 of the ALCS. Dave Burba notched the win and Mike … Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 6, 1997

October 6, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Cleveland wins game 5 in the AL Divisional series against New York to advance to the ALCS. The final score of the game was 4-3 as Jaret Wright earned the victory. The Tribe jumped out … Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 5, 2007

October 5, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Cleveland Indians can thank a bug infestation at Jacobs Field for helping them defeat the New York Yankees, 2 – 1 in 11 innings, and take a 2-0 lead in the ALDS. The bugs … Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 4, 1948

October 4, 2011 |

By Vince Guerrieri

The 1948 Indians had a formidable pitching lineup, including future hall of famers Bob Feller and Bob Lemon.  Satchel Paige, a midseason signing and another future hall of famer, won six games down the stretch for the Indians. But 63 years ago today, on Oct. 4, 1948, player-manager Lou Boudreau went with Gene Bearden for the Indians’ 155th game of the year.

The Tribe would be playing the Boston Red Sox in a tiebreaker game at Fenway Park, in the first playoff in American League history. Bearden, a rookie knuckleballer, had won 19 games that season, but he was pitching on just a day’s rest, and as a lefthander, would have a tougher go of it at Fenway, with its short left field.

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Today in Tribe History: October 3, 1995

October 3, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Tony Peña hits a walk-off home run to left field in the 13th inning to give the Indians a 5 – 4 victory over the Boston Red Sox in the first game of their AL … Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 1, 1978

October 1, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

In their final game of the regular season, the Tribe beat the Yankees 9-2. Rick Waits earned the victory throwing a complete game. Rick Manning had three hits, two runs batted and scored two runs. … Read More

Today In Tribe History: September 30, 1995

September 30, 2011 |

By Vince Guerrieri

The Indians had already clinched the division. Their playoff odyssey would begin soon. But on Sept. 30, 1995 – 16 years ago today – Albert Belle set a team record and reached a mark that hadn’t ever been hit.
 

Today in Tribe History: September 29, 1986

September 29, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Cleveland Indians hit three home runs off of Minnesota’s Bert Blyleven, giving him 49 on the year. The total breaks the major league record of 46 set by Robin Roberts in 1956. Blyleven played … Read More