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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: 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

Today in Tribe History: December 2, 1993

December 2, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Cleveland signs free agent first baseman/designated hitter and future Hall of Famer Eddie Murray to a four-year contract. The 37-year old Murray would not finish his contract out with Cleveland as he would be traded back to … Read More

Today in Tribe History: December 1, 1997

December 1, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

After only one season in Cleveland, and a very productive one at that, third baseman Matt Williams is traded from the Indians to the Arizona Diamondbacks for another all-star third baseman Travis Fryman, pitcher Tom MartinRead More

Today in Tribe History: November 30, 1948

November 30, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Player-manager Lou Boudreau is selected the AL MVP. Boudreau had almost been traded to the Browns earlier in the year, but protests by fans kept him in Cleveland. After the World Series win, owner Bill Veeck … Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 29, 1926

November 29, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Tris Speaker resigns as Indians manager. Stories of a thrown game and betting on games by Ty Cobb and Speaker gain momentum when Judge Landis holds a secret hearing with the two stars and former pitcher … Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 28, 1927

November 28, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Billy Evans quits as American League umpire to become business manager (effectively the first General Manager) of the Cleveland Indians following the purchase of the club by a group headed by Alva Bradley.

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Today in Tribe History: November 27, 1953

November 27, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Cleveland Indians third baseman Al Rosen is unanimously named the American League Most Valuable Player with a record 336 votes. Rosen had the best year of his career that season hitting .336 and led the … Read More