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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | December 16, 2017

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Carlos Baerga

Carter Trade Changed Baseball for Fans in Cleveland

December 8, 2017 |

I generally try not to reveal my age to others in any facet of my life, but in composing the following, I had to tip my hand a bit.

This week marks 28 years (!) since the Cleveland Indians dealt fan favorite Joe Carter to the San Diego Padres for two prospects and a bit of a veteran journeyman. It would be the start of great things for the Indians organization – something seldom experienced when a perennial basement-dwelling team trades away its most productive player – but it reshaped my understanding of the game of baseball and made a decade of losing worth it during the glory years of the ’90’s. Read More

Today in Tribe History: December 6, 1989

December 6, 2017 |

The Cleveland Indians, fresh off of a disappointing sixth place 73-89 finish, trade their best offensive weapon, Joe Carter, to the San Diego Padres for Sandy Alomar, Carlos Baerga, and Chris James, beginning what would become the best sustained run in the history of the franchise. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 4, 1968

November 4, 2017 |

Cleveland Indians fan favorite infielder Carlos Baerga is born. Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 24, 1995

October 24, 2017 |

Designated hitter Eddie Murray walks the Indians off a winner in the bottom of the eleventh inning as Cleveland defeats the Atlanta Braves, 7-6, to win its first World Series game since 1948. Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 17, 1995

October 17, 2017 |

The Cleveland Indians clinch the American League pennant for the first time since 1954 by winning their third consecutive game over the Seattle Mariners. Dennis Martinez and two relievers combine on a four-hit shutout in a 4-0 win in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series. Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 14, 1995

October 14, 2017 |

The Cleveland Indians used six runs over the first three innings to roll to a 7-0 win over the Seattle Mariners in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series. The win tied the series at two wins each as the teams trade off wins. Read More

Today in Tribe History: July 29, 1996

July 29, 2017 |

The Cleveland Indians send fan favorite Carlos Baerga and infielder Alvaro Espinoza to the New York Mets in exchange for infielders Jeff Kent and Jose Vizcaino. Read More

Today in Tribe History: February 2, 2011

February 2, 2017 |

Three former Cleveland Indians players – Roberto Alomar, Carlos Baerga, and Candy Maldonado – are selected as part of the Caribbean Baseball Hall of Fame class of 2011. Read More

Today in Tribe History: December 6, 1989

December 6, 2016 |

The Cleveland Indians, fresh off of a disappointing sixth place 73-89 finish, trade their best offensive weapon, Joe Carter, to the San Diego Padres for Sandy Alomar, Carlos Baerga, and Chris James. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 4, 1968

November 4, 2016 |

Cleveland Indians fan favorite infielder Carlos Baerga is born. Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 24, 1995

October 24, 2016 |

Designated hitter Eddie Murray delivers in the clutch as his walk-off RBI-single in the bottom of the eleventh inning pushes the Cleveland Indians past the Atlanta Braves, 7-6, to earn the club its first win in the World Series since 1948. Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 8, 1992

August 8, 2016 |

Powered by a one-hit shutout from Charles Nagy, the Cleveland Indians knock off the Baltimore Orioles, 6-0, at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Read More