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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | August 19, 2018

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Hal Trosky

Today in Tribe History: February 19, 1942

February 19, 2018 |

Indians first baseman Hal Trosky announces his retirement from baseball. Read More

Trosky’s Memorial Day Performance Gave Glimpse of Never-Realized Potential

May 31, 2017 |

On May 30, 1934, more than 27,000 fans settled into their seats at League Park, lured by the promise of a Memorial Day doubleheader between the Indians and the White Sox. The star of the show turned out to be Hal Trosky, a player signed off the farm in Iowa in his first full year with the Indians.

The Tribe dropped a heartbreaker in the first game, losing 8-7 in 12 innings. Odell Hale hit two home runs, but the Indians were undone by three errors – one by Hale. In the second game (can you really call it a nightcap since League Park never installed lights?), Trosky hit three home runs – each over the 40-foot wall in right field, but none a cheap shot, said Plain Dealer Sports Editor Gordon Cobbledick.

“All three were socks that would have cleared the barrier in any park in the major leagues,” Cobbledick wrote. “But he saved his best shot for the last. That one, soaring high over the wall in right center, smashed through the windshield of a car parked deep in a lot on the far side of Lexington Avenue.” Read More

Today in Tribe History: February 19, 1942

February 19, 2017 |

Indians first baseman Hal Trosky announces his retirement from baseball. Read More

Today in Tribe History: September 7, 1935

September 7, 2016 |

Some teams have a knack for finding unique ways to win a ballgame. Such was the case for the Cleveland Indians as a game-ending triple play preserves their 5-3 win over the Boston Red Sox in game one of a doubleheader. Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 26, 1940

August 26, 2016 |

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 12, 1940

August 12, 2016 |

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: February 19, 1942

February 19, 2016 |

Indians first baseman Hal Trosky announces his retirement from baseball.

Trosky saw his 1941 season end prematurely while dealing with a finger injury. Persistent migraines that he could not find treatment for forced him to hang up the cleats early … Read More

Today in Tribe History: February 19, 1942

February 19, 2015 |

Indians first baseman Hal Trosky announces his retirement from baseball.

Trosky saw his 1941 season end prematurely while dealing with a finger injury. Persistent migraines that he could not find treatment for forced him to hang up the cleats early … Read More