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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | September 19, 2019

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Today In Tribe History

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

Today in Tribe History: November 15, 1962

November 15, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Former Tribe pitcher Early Wynn is released by the Chicago White Sox at the age of 42. Wynn had finished the year with 299 wins so he decides to play one more season in order … Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 14, 2007

November 14, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Tribe manager Eric Wedge wins the American League Manager of the Year Award after Cleveland finished with a 96-66 record and the Central Division crown. Wedge would be fired two years later.

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Today in Tribe History: November 13, 2007 & 2008

November 13, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

C.C. Sabathia wins the 2007 American League Cy Young Award after posting a 19-7 record, a 3.21 ERA and logging 209 strikeouts. He beats out Boston’s Josh Beckett to win the award. Sabathia is the first African-American … Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 12, 2001

November 12, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The AL Rookie of the Year award goes to Ichiro Suzuki of the Seattle Mariners but not without a tiny bit of local controversy. Indians beat writer Chris Assenheimer of the Elyria, Ohio Chronicle-Telegram votes for C.C. … Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 11, 2008

November 11, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Popular Tribe pitcher and radio announcer Herb Score passes away at the age of 75 after a lengthy illness. Score joined the Indians in 1955 and quickly became one of the best pitchers in baseball. … Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 10, 1950

November 10, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

After nine years at the helm the Cleveland Indians fire their manager, Lou Boudreau, amid howls of fan protest. Although Boudreau’s overall winning percentage is a moderate .529, he won 92 games in a fourth-place … Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 9, 2010

November 9, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Two years after being traded from Cleveland to Seattle in a three-team deal that brought the Tribe Luis Valbuena and Joe Smith, outfielder Franklin Gutierrez wins his first Gold Glove Award. Gutierrez had 415 total … Read More