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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

Today in Tribe History: January 6, 1942

January 6, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Cleveland Indians pitcher Bob Feller reports to Norfolk, Virginia for duty in the United States Navy. Feller, who led the American League in victories in three previous seasons, will miss the 1942, 1943, and 1944 seasons … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 5, 1915

January 5, 2012 | | One Comment

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

This date marks a monumental moment in the franchise of the Cleveland Indians. Thirteen years after a U.S. District Court decision for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia effectively banned him from playing for the … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 4, 2002

January 4, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Cleveland Indians sign pitcher Matthew Haynes, a participant in major league’s first-ever Australian Baseball Academy, which included the best 60 players from Australia. The 6’3″, 185 lb. 18-year-old, is a right-hander who the Indians predict … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 3, 1961

January 3, 2012 | | One Comment

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Frank Lane quits as General Manager of the Cleveland Indians to take the same post with the Kansas City Athletics. Lane served as the Tribe’s General Manager from 1958-1960 and would be succeeded by Gabe Paul.

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Today in Tribe History: January 2, 1986

January 2, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Former Cleveland Indians owner Bill Veeck dies in Chicago, IL at age 71. Veeck was known for his flamboyant publicity stunts and the innovations he brought to the major leagues during his ownership of the Indians, … Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 1, 2009

January 1, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Major League Baseball launches MLB Network, a cable and satellite television channel based out of Secaucus, NJ. The channel debuts in nearly 50 million cable and satellite homes – the largest debut in cable television history, … Read More

Today in Tribe History: December 31, 1972

December 31, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

*Due to a lack of Indians history on this date, today’s history article recognizes the anniversary of the tragic loss of Roberto Clemente.

Pittsburgh Pirates superstar Roberto Clemente dies in the crash of a four-engine … Read More

Today in Tribe History: December 29, 1974

December 29, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

On this date former Tribe first baseman Richie Sexson is born in Portland, Oregon. Sexson was a top prospect for the Indians in the late-nineties. He was known for his tall 6′-6″ frame and his pwerful … Read More