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Today in Tribe History: March 30, 1978

March 30, 2012 | | One Comment

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The Cleveland Indians trade pitcher Dennis Eckersley  and catcher Fred  Kendall to the Boston Red Sox for pitchers Rick Wise and Mike Paxton, catcher Bo Diaz and  infielder Ted Cox. Eckersley will  win 20 games this … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 29, 1979

March 29, 2012 |

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Former Cleveland  Indians star Luke Easter is murdered in Euclid, Ohio, at the age of 63. Police reports indicated that Easter was approached by two robbers armed with shotguns outside a bank at East 260th Street and … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 28, 2010

March 28, 2012 |

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The Indians place starting first baseman Russell Branyan on  the 15-day disabled  list with a herniated disk in his lower back. Matt LaPorta will fill in for him in the  interim.

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Today in Tribe History: March 27, 1948

March 27, 2012 |

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Former slugger Hank Greenberg, who  tormented the Cleveland Indians for most of his career  as a member of the Detroit Tigers, is hired as the Indians’ farm club director by Bill Veeck.

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Today in Tribe History: March 26, 1947

March 26, 2012 |

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Cleveland  Indians manager Lou Boudreau orders Jackie Price off the train  at San Diego after  Price lets loose two five-foot long snakes on the train from Los Angeles. A coach  full of women returning from the … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 25, 1997

March 25, 2012 |

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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 |

 

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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 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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 |

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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