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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | January 22, 2019

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Bob Feller

Today in Tribe History: January 18, 1950

January 18, 2019 |

After arguably one of the worst seasons of his Major League career, Cleveland superstar Bob Feller asks for and receives a pay cut following a disappointing 1949 season with the Indians. His salary decreases from $65,000 to $45,000. Read More

Today in Tribe History: December 15, 2010

December 15, 2018 |

Cleveland icon and hero Bob Feller passes away at the age of 92. Read More

Today in Tribe History: December 9, 1941

December 9, 2018 |

Cleveland Indians star pitcher Bob Feller enlists in the Navy following the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, several days earlier. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 3, 1918

November 3, 2018 |

Hall of Fame pitcher and World War II veteran Bob Feller is born in Van Meter, Iowa. Read More

Today in Tribe History: September 20, 1954

September 20, 2018 |

The Cleveland Indians match a season-high by extending their winning streak to eleven straight games as they defeat the Chicago White Sox 7-4 at Cleveland Stadium. Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 26, 1940

August 26, 2018 |

Cleveland tops Washington, 4-3, as Bob Feller’s relief work ends the rally of the Senators and keeps Ossie Vitt’s Indians in first place by three games over the Detroit Tigers. Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 24, 1945

August 24, 2018 |

Bob Feller returned to a Major League mound for the first time since 1941 and, judging by the results, it looked as though he never left as the 26-year-old allows just two runs on four hits with 12 strikeouts in a complete game victory over the Detroit Tigers. Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 12, 1940

August 12, 2018 |

Bob Feller is baseball’s first 20-game winner of the year as he outduels Detroit’s Hal Newhouser in an 8-5 win at League Park. Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 6, 1937

August 6, 2018 |

There was a fair bit of controversy on this date in 1937, as the Cleveland Indians would protest a 7-6 loss to the New York Yankees as the home town club rallied for two runs in the bottom of the tenth to earn a win aided by some confusion among the umpires calling the game. Read More

Today in Tribe History: July 23, 1962

July 23, 2018 |

The National Baseball Hall of Fame welcomes in four new members, including two with direct ties to the Cleveland Indians organization. Legendary pitcher Bob Feller and infielder Jackie Robinson, voted in by the Baseball Writers Association of America, are joined by manager/coach Bill McKechnie and outfielder Edd Roush via selection by the Veteran’s Committee. Read More

Today in Tribe History: July 1, 1951

July 1, 2018 |

Bob Feller ends the Cleveland Indians’ no-hitter drought at three years and one day as he tosses the third and final no-no of his career in a 2-1 win over the Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Stadium in game one of a Sunday doubleheader. Read More

Tribe’s No-Hitter Drought Reaches 37 Years

May 15, 2018 |

Len Barker, getting the sign from Ron Hassey. Ernie Whitt stands in. Wind up, here it comes. Fly ball, center field. Manning coming on, he’s there…he catches it! Len Barker has pitched a no-hitter! A perfect game for Len Barker! The stands erupt, the players go out, Len Barker being surrounded on the field. He has made baseball history here tonight. Len Barker has pitched a perfect ball game. Faces 27 men, retires them all, eleven strikeouts. Len Barker being mobbed on the field, the Cleveland Indians win it, 3-0. – Herb Score’s call of Barker’s perfect game

It has now been 37 years since Len Barker lifted his leg high and tight on a 1-2 pitch to Toronto Blue Jays catcher Ernie Whitt, inducing a fly ball to center field. Rick Manning raced in, arms extended straight out as though he were flying. He raised both arms above his head and he secured the catch before beginning his ascent to the mound with several high hops in celebration of the 27th and final out of Barker’s perfect game. Read More