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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | April 26, 2018

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Earl Averill

Averill Makes Big Splash in Major League Debut

April 18, 2018 |

Prior to the 1929 season, Indians owner Alva Bradley demonstrated that he wasn’t shy about spending money. Gordon Cobbledick estimated that the Indians spent $250,000 on players leading up to Opening Day.

Of that total, 20 percent went to the … Read More

Today in Tribe History: April 16, 1929

April 16, 2018 |

Rookie outfielder Earl Averill begins his Major League career with a splash, hitting a home run in his first plate appearance off of Detroit’s Earl Whitehill. Read More

Countdown to Indians’ Opening Day – 3 – Earl Averill

March 26, 2018 |

While the offseason has been historically slow and the winter has crawled along at an even slower pace, we at Did The Tribe Win Last Night look ahead to the warmer days of the 2018 season by remembering Tribe players past and present.

Countdown to Opening Day – 3 days

Former Indians center fielder Earl Averill may have gotten a late start to his Major League career, but it did not prevent him from putting together one of the better careers of any player to wear a Cleveland uniform on the baseball diamond, let alone the number three. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 19, 1928

November 19, 2017 |

At the cost of $40,000 and a pair of players, Cleveland general manager Billy Evans acquires outfielder Earl Averill from the San Francisco Seals of the Pacific Coast League. Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 17, 1933

August 17, 2017 |

Earl Averill ends a nearly 30-year drought for the Cleveland franchise as he hits for the cycle against the Philadelphia Athletics in a 15-4 victory for the Indians. Read More

Today in Tribe History: July 8, 1935

July 8, 2017 |

Cleveland plays host to the third official Major League Baseball All-Star Game, as the American League team defeats the National League team at Cleveland Municipal Stadium by a score of 4-1. It marked the third straight victory in the now annual exhibition for the junior circuit. Read More

Today in Tribe History: June 28, 1935

June 28, 2017 |

A familiar name usually penciled in on the Cleveland Indians scorecard is notably absent for the first time in 673 games, as outfielder Earl Averill misses the day’s game after being injured by fireworks in a pre-Fourth of July celebration. Read More

Today in Tribe History: May 21, 1902

May 21, 2017 |

In Snohomish, Washington, future Major League Hall of Famer Earl Averill is born. Read More

Countdown to Indians’ Opening Day – 3 – Earl Averill

March 31, 2017 |

Join Did The Tribe Win Last Night as we count down to Opening Day!

Countdown to Opening Day – 3 days

Former Indians center fielder Earl Averill may have gotten a late start to his Major League career, but it did not prevent him from putting together one of the better careers of any player to wear a Cleveland uniform on the baseball diamond, let alone the number three. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 19, 1928

November 19, 2016 |

At the cost of $40,000 and a pair of players, Cleveland general manager Billy Evans acquires outfielder Earl Averill from the San Francisco Seals of the Pacific Coast League. Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 17, 1933

August 17, 2016 |

Earl Averill ends a nearly 30-year drought for the Cleveland franchise as he hits for the cycle against the Philadelphia Athletics in a 15-4 victory for the Indians. Read More

Cleveland Indians’ Memorable All-Star Game Position Player Performances

July 12, 2016 |

The Midsummer Classic is upon us and the first place Cleveland Indians have three representatives in the annual Major League Baseball All-Star Game.

This season, Francisco Lindor, Danny Salazar, and Corey Kluber represent the Tribe on the American League squad. The two Tribe players who will take the field (Salazar is out with a sore elbow) may be highly motivated to excel in the exhibition game due to the Indians current spot at the top of the American League Central Division standings.

The winner Tuesday night will claim home field advantage for the World Series, a final destination far more in the sights of the Indians this season than in recent memory. Read More