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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | October 20, 2018

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Today in Tribe History: June 28, 1935

June 28, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Earl Averill‘s consecutive game streak ends at 673 when he is injured in a pre-July 4th fireworks accident. Cleveland still wins, 6 – 5, over the visiting White Sox.

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Today in Tribe History: June 27, 2002

June 27, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

As part of a six-player deal, the Indians trade their #1 starter, right-hander Bartolo Colon, to the Expos for first baseman Lee Stevens, three minor league prospects and cash. Those three youngsters are shortstop Brandon Phillips, … Read More

Today in Tribe History: June 26, 1916

June 26, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Cleveland players, in a game with the White Sox, wear numbers pinned to their their sleeves, marking the first time players are identified by numbers corresponding to those on the scorecard. Jack Graney, leading off for … Read More

Today in Tribe History: June 25, 1980

June 25, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Five Cleveland pitchers issue 14 walks, including five with the bases loaded, in a 13 – 3 loss to Detroit. Starter Dan Spillner struggles mightily giving up six runs on six hits and six walks leading … Read More

Today in Tribe History: June 24, 1988

June 24, 2012 | | 2 Comments

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Cleveland’s Doug Jones celebrates his 31st birthday by saving his 14th game in 14 appearances,  breaking the major-league record for consecutive saves set last season by Steve Bedrosian.  Jones retires all seven batters he faces to … Read More

Today in Tribe History: June 23, 1950

June 23, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Luke Easter has his  second consecutive 2-home run day to lead the Indians to a 13 – 4  trouncing of the Senators. Easter had two yesterday in a win  over New  York. Al Rosen adds a  … Read More

Today in Tribe History: June 22, 1946

June 22, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Bill Veeck heads a  syndicate which purchases the Cleveland Indians. This launches Veeck on a  long career as a lively promoter at the major league level, having already achieved success in the minors.

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Today in Tribe History: June 21, 1971

June 21, 2012 | | One Comment

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

In a surprising move, Indians slugger Ken “Hawk” Harrelson announces his retirement from  baseball to join the pro golf tour. Harrelson was in his ninth year as a player (third with Cleveland) and was struggling to … Read More

Today in Tribe History: June 20, 1948

June 20, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Cleveland draws 82,781 for a doubleheader, a major-league  record for a regular-season game that will be broken by the same club in 1954.  The Indians will attract 2.6 million for the season, surpassing the 1947  Yankees … Read More

Today in Tribe History: June 19, 1977

June 19, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Cleveland Indians fire Frank Robinson, the  first black manager in major league  history, and replace him with coach Jeff Torborg.

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Today in Tribe History: June 18, 1966

June 18, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

On this date in 1966 former Tribe all-star catcher Sandy Alomar Jr. is born in Salinas, Puerto Rico. Alomar was acquired by Cleveland from the San Diego Padres in exchange for Joe Carter in 1989. He … Read More

Today in Tribe History: June 17, 1993

June 17, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Tribe second baseman Carlos Baerga hits three home runs in a 9 – 5 loss to the Detroit Tigers. Detroit hits  five home runs of their own, including a pair each by Travis Fryman and Dan … Read More