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Today in Tribe History: January 19, 1937

January 19, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

In the second annual Hall of Fame election, the Baseball Writers Association of America elects three former Cleveland players. Second baseman Nap Lajoie, outfielder Tris Speaker and pitcher Cy Young. The trio will be honored at … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 18, 1950

January 18, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Ace pitcher Bob Feller tells the Cleveland Indians that he should receive a cut in pay after a subpar 15-14 season in 1949. The Indians agree to the suggestion, cutting the future Hall of Famer’s pay … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 17, 1970

January 17, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Major league teams select a record 357 players in the January phase of the annual free agent draft. The Cleveland Indians have the top pick and select Chris Chambliss. Chambliss would win the Rookie of the … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 15, 1891

January 15, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Future Indians shortstop Ray Chapman is born in Beaver Dam, Kentucky. Chapman would make his debut for the Tribe in 1912 and play nine seasons with Cleveland until his untimely death in 1920.

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Today in Tribe History: January 14, 1966

January 14, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Cleveland Indians trade outfielder Lou Clinton to the New York Yankees for catcher Doc Edwards, who won’t play in the majors until 1970, with the Philadelphia Phillies. However, Doc Edwards would return to the Indians … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 13, 2005

January 13, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Under the watchful eye of national lawmakers, Major League Baseball and the Players’ Association agree in principle on a stricter steroid testing policy. The new program will randomly test players year-round, with first-time offenders suspended for … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 12, 1972

January 12, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

After drafting shortstop Rick Manning second overall in the 1972 amateur draft in the summer of 1971, the Indians pick second baseman Duane Kuiper in the secondary phase draft on this date in 1972. Manning would … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 11, 2000

January 11, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Former Tribe ace pitcher Bob Lemon dies at the age of 79. Lemon was a seven-time 20-game winner with the Cleveland Indians. He teamed with Bob Feller, Early Wynn and Mike Garcia to form one of … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 10, 2001

January 10, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

As part of their 100th Anniversary festivities, the Cleveland Indians present three-time All-Star Jim Thome with his very own bobblehead doll. The first baseman is one of seven current Cleveland players who will be part of … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 9, 2001

January 9, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Cleveland Indians sign slugger Juan Gonzalez to a one-year deal. He would have a monster season for the Tribe hitting .325 with 35 homers and 140 RBI on his way to winning a Silver Slugger … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 8, 2005

January 8, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Free agent pitcher Kevin Millwood signs a one-year contract with the Cleveland Indians. The 30-year old starter missed nearly all of the last two months this past season with the Philadelphia Phillies due to acute tendonitis … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 7, 1924

January 7, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Cleveland Indians and Boston Red Sox make a seven-player deal involving star first baseman “Tioga” George Burns. A .328 batter in 1923, Burns joins second baseman Chick Fewster and catcher Roxy Walters in heading to … Read More