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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | July 23, 2018

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Today In Tribe History

Today in Tribe History: March 25, 1997

March 25, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

In a trade reflecting current baseball economics, the Atlanta Braves send right  fielder David Justice  and center fielder Marquis Grissom to the Cleveland Indians for  center fielder Kenny Lofton and relief pitcher Alan Embree. Atlanta and … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 24, 1973

March 24, 2012 |

 

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Cleveland Indians trade former All-Star catcher Ray Fosse to the Oakland  Athletics for outfielder George Hendrick and catcher Dave Duncan. Fosse was once  considered an untouchable before going into decline following the 1970 All-Star  … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 23, 2001

March 23, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

A panel of veteran baseball writers, historians and executives selects a roster  of the Top 100 Greatest Cleveland Indians Players, as part of the  club’s 100th Anniversary Celebration. Some of the notable names are Bob Feller, … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 22, 1993

March 22, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

In a shocking tragedy, Cleveland  Indians pitchers Steve  Olin and Tim Crews are  killed, and Bob Ojeda is  seriously injured when the motorboat in which they are riding strikes a pier on  Little  Lake Nellie near … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 21, 1963

March 21, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Former Cleveland Indian Shawon Dunston is born on this date in Brooklyn, New York. Dunston came up as a highly touted prospect with the Chicago Cubs but later became a “journeyman” in the late part of … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 20, 1955

March 20, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

In a  rematch of last year’s World Series, an exhibition game between the Cleveland  Indians and New York Giants is played at Chicago’s Wrigley Field. The Giants beat the Tribe, 7 – 3. Willie Mays and … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 19, 1989

March 19, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

With outfielder Dave Winfield sidelined, the Yankees trade catcher Joel Skinner and a minor leaguer to the Indians  for outfielder Mel Hall.  Winfield will miss all of the season after undergoing back surgery next week for  central … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 18, 1970

March 18, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Cleveland Indians and Seattle Pilots play an exhibition game with  the experimental X-5 ball, which is reported to be 5% livelier than a regulation ball. The Pilots beat the Indians by a score of 19 … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 17, 2010

March 17, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Texas  Rangers manager and former Cleveland infielder Ron  Washington admits that he tested positive for cocaine last summer and apologizes. He submits his  resignation, but top management rejects it. Washington would go on to lead his … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 16, 1907

March 16, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

In a trade of legendary outfielders, the Detroit Tigers send Ty Cobb to the Cleveland Naps in exchange for  Elmer Flick. But  Cleveland’s manager, Nap Lajoie, rejects the trade  of future Hall of  Famers. Flick will … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 15, 1983

March 15, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Cy Young Award winner Pete Vuckovich is  found to have a torn rotator  cuff in his pitching shoulder that will sideline him for almost the entire  1983  season. Though Vuckovich never played for the Cleveland Indians, … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 14, 2003

March 14, 2012 |

 

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Dependent on passing a physical, free agent and former Indians center fielder Kenny Lofton agrees to a one-year pact to play  with the Pittsburgh Pirates this season. Lofton will  start in center field, moving another … Read More