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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | December 11, 2018

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Earl Averill

Today in Tribe History: November 19, 1928

November 19, 2018 | | One Comment

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, 2018 |

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

Memorable All-Star Game Position Player Performances by the Tribe

July 17, 2018 |

The 89th edition of the Midsummer Classic has arrived, with the annual exhibition set to take place at 8:00 PM on Tuesday, July 17. The Indians are well-represented for the second straight season, sending six players to the contest.

The game may not mean as much as it used to, with the advent of daily interleague play around the country, and it no longer has bearing on home field advantage for the World Series, but it still remains a great opportunity to watch some of the greats of the game take the field in competitive action.

Cleveland will be represented this year by starting third baseman Jose Ramirez, backups Michael Brantley, Yan Gomes, and Francisco Lindor, and pitcher Trevor Bauer. Corey Kluber was selected to the club but will not participate due to injury. Read More

Today in Tribe History: July 8, 1935

July 8, 2018 |

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, 2018 |

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, 2018 |

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

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