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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | September 15, 2019

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Today in Tribe History: September 6, 1992

September 6, 2019 |

The Indians send their fans home in grand fashion as a 12th inning grand slam by Carlos Martinez gives Cleveland a 12-9 walk-off win over Seattle to complete a three-game sweep of the Mariners. Read More

Adventure to Recover Belle’s Corked Bat was Chapter in Bizarre Baseball History

July 18, 2019 |

With a history that stretches back to 1901, the Indians have been involved in some bizarre moments in the sport’s history.

They were part of an experiment to use orange baseballs. Their manager once got in a fight with a player from the team’s Triple-A affiliate during an exhibition game. An owner buried the pennant in center field after the team was mathematically eliminated the following year. And of course, who can forget the notorious 10-cent beer night?

But in my estimation, no moment matches for sheer weirdness what happened 25 years ago this week at Comiskey Park. Read More

Today in Tribe History: July 15, 1989

July 15, 2019 |

Joey Belle makes his Major League debut for Cleveland while having the unenviable task of facing future Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan as the Indians hosted the Texas Rangers. Read More

Today in Tribe History: May 22, 1996

May 22, 2019 |

Albert Belle’s 21-game hitting streak comes to an end as the slugger goes 0-for-3 in a 10-8 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers. Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 8, 2001

March 8, 2019 |

Albert Belle is pronounced “totally disabled and unable to perform as a Major League Baseball player” in a four-paragraph press release by the Baltimore Orioles today, effectively ending the 12-year veteran’s career at the age of 34. Read More

Belle, Hershiser, Carter Highlight Today’s Game Hall Candidates

November 6, 2018 |

The Baseball Hall of Fame announced its slate of “Today’s Game” candidates for consideration Monday, and it really seems to have a Cleveland feel to it.

The Today’s Game ballot is one of the eras regularly put to a vote by what used to be called the Veterans Committee. Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 26, 1995

October 26, 2018 |

Despite a legitimate scare in the ninth, the Cleveland Indians held on to defeat the Atlanta Braves, 5-4, in Game 5 of the World Series to delay their season’s end by one more game. It was the final game to be played at Jacobs Field that season with a total of 43,595 in attendance for the two hour and 33 minute contest. The Braves held a 3-2 edge after the defeat in the best-of-seven series as the games shifted back to Atlanta. Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 10, 1995

October 10, 2018 |

The American League Championship Series gets under way at the Kingdome in Seattle as the Mariners host the Cleveland Indians, hot off of an ALDS sweep of the Boston Red Sox. Their winning ways run out as they drop a 3-2 decision to the Mariners for their first playoff loss since 1954. Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 3, 1995

October 3, 2018 | | One Comment

Postseason baseball makes its triumphant return to Cleveland after a 41-year hiatus and Indians fans get plenty of extra baseball as the Tribe walks off with a 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox courtesy of a 13th inning home run from Tony Pena. Read More

Today in Tribe History: September 30, 1995

September 30, 2018 |

Albert Belle becomes the first Indians player to hit 50 home runs in a season as his solo blast in the sixth tied the game prior to a Cleveland 3-2 walk-off win over the Kansas City Royals. Read More

Today in Tribe History: July 18, 1995

July 18, 2018 |

Do you believe in magic? The magic was back again at Jacobs Field for the second time in three games, as Albert Belle’s grand slam off of All-Star reliever Lee Smith in the bottom of the ninth sends the Indians home with a 7-5 walk-off victory over the California Angels. Read More

Today in Tribe History: July 15, 1989

July 15, 2018 |

Joey Belle makes his Major League debut for Cleveland while having the unenviable task of facing future Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan as the Indians hosted the Texas Rangers. Read More