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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | January 24, 2020

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Bill Veeck

Today in Tribe History: January 2, 1986

January 2, 2020 |

Legendary baseball owner Bill Veeck passes away at the age of 71 after a battle with cancer. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 21, 1949

November 21, 2019 |

The Cleveland Indians are sold by owner Bill Veeck for $2.2 million. The new ownership group is headed by Ellis Ryan. Read More

Today in Tribe History: February 9, 1914

February 9, 2019 |

Bill Veeck, who would make instrumental and monumental contributions to the game of baseball, is born in Chicago, Illinois. Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 2, 1986

January 2, 2019 |

Legendary baseball owner Bill Veeck passes away at the age of 71 after a battle with cancer. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 21, 1949

November 21, 2018 |

The Cleveland Indians are sold by owner Bill Veeck for $2.2 million. The new ownership group is headed by Ellis Ryan. Read More

Today in Tribe History: February 9, 1914

February 9, 2018 |

Bill Veeck, who would make instrumental and monumental contributions to the game of baseball, is born in Chicago, Illinois. Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 2, 1986

January 2, 2018 |

Legendary baseball owner Bill Veeck passes away at the age of 71 after a battle with cancer. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 21, 1949

November 21, 2017 |

The Cleveland Indians are sold by owner Bill Veeck for $2.2 million. The new ownership group is headed by Ellis Ryan. Read More

Today in Tribe History: February 9, 1914

February 9, 2017 |

Bill Veeck, who would make instrumental and monumental contributions to the game of baseball, is born in Chicago, Illinois. Read More

Life Caught Up to Indians Owner Veeck 31 Years Ago this Week

January 4, 2017 | | 2 Comments

This week in 1986, Bill Veeck made the front page one last time in Cleveland.

Veeck hadn’t owned the Indians in more than 35 years at that point. In fact, he hadn’t owned a baseball team in six years. But his death of cardiac arrest at the age of 71 gave baseball fans in three cities one last opportunity to claim him as one of their own. Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 2, 1986

January 2, 2017 |

Legendary baseball owner Bill Veeck passes away at the age of 71 after a bout of cancer. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 21, 1949

November 21, 2016 |

The Cleveland Indians are sold by owner Bill Veeck for $2.2 million. The new ownership group is headed by Ellis Ryan. Read More