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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | June 25, 2018

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Today In Tribe History

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

Today in Tribe History: November 26, 1958

November 26, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

In what was a semi-turbulent year for the Cleveland Indians after finishing 77-76 and going through managerial changes, superstar outfielder Rocky Colavito collects 54% of the MVP voting to take 3rd place. Considering Colavito did … Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 25, 1941

November 25, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

With only three years of major league experience, shortstop Lou Boudreau is named as the Cleveland Indians’ manager. He takes over for Roger Peckinpaugh, who moves up to the front office as the Indians’ general … Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 24, 1998

November 24, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Roberto Alomar signs a 4-year contract with the Indians joining his brother, Sandy Jr. It was in Cleveland that Roberto had two of his finest seasons. In 1999 he hit .323 with 24 home runs, 120 … Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 23, 1990

November 23, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Former Cleveland catcher Bo Díaz is killed at his home in Caracas, Venezuela when a satellite dish that he was adjusting on the roof of his home fell on him and crushed his neck and head … Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 22, 1971

November 22, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Cleveland Indians first baseman Chris Chambliss receives 11 of 24 first place votes to win the American League Rookie of the Year Award. Chambliss hit .275 that season with 9 home runs and 48 RBI. … Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 21, 1949

November 21, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

A year after the Tribe won their last World Series, Bill Veeck sells the team for $2.2 million to a local syndicate headed by Ellis Ryan. Former Tigers’ slugger Hank Greenberg will be named general manager. … Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 20, 1958

November 20, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Tribe acquire infielder Billy Martin and starter Al Cicotte from the Detroit Tigers in exchange for relievers Ray Narleski, Don Mossi and shortstop Ossie Alvarez. All of the players involved would only spend one season at their new … Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 19, 1928

November 19, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

In one of their most important acquisitions ever, Cleveland Indians general manager Billy Evans sends $40,000 and two players to the San Francisco Seals (PCL) for outfielder Earl Averill. A future Hall of Famer, Averill … Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 18, 1998

November 18, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

In a short-sighted move, the Cleveland Indians trade outfielder Brian Giles to the Pittsburgh Pirates for left-handed relief pitcher Ricardo Rincón. Giles was considered the “odd man out” in a crowded outfield and coming off … Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 17, 1927

November 17, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

A group led by Cleveland native Alva Bradley and John Sherwin buys the Cleveland Indians for $1,000,000. During the group’s tenure they signed Bob Feller and took a chance on making Lou Boudreau manager.  They … Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 16, 1954

November 16, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Chicago Cubs trade future Hall of Famer Ralph Kiner to the Cleveland Indians for pitcher Sam Jones, minor league outfielder Gale Wade, and $60,000 in cash. Kiner will hit 18 home runs for the … Read More