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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | December 15, 2017

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Ken Harrelson

Harrelson’s MLB Career Ended with Tribe – in Favor of the Links

June 21, 2017 |

Last month, Ken Harrelson announced next year will be his final one in the White Sox broadcast booth.

Harrelson, who had already scaled back his broadcast schedule this year, will have the opportunity for a victory lap, but his retirement as a player, 46 years ago today in Boston as a member of the Indians, involved a news conference where he kept reporters waiting after a golf tournament – a sign of his future career aspirations.

Harrelson was a high school phenom in football, basketball, and baseball in Savannah, Georgia. His favorite sport was football, and he planned to go to the University of Georgia, but his mother suggested following the money, so Harrelson signed with the Athletics, making his major league debut four years later, in 1963. Read More

Today in Tribe History: April 19, 1969

April 19, 2017 |

The Indians and Red Sox agree on a six-player swap of several former All-Stars, as Cleveland sends Sonny Siebert, Joe Azcue, and Vicente Romo to Boston for Dick Ellsworth, Ken Harrelson, and Juan Pizarro. Read More

Today in Tribe History: April 19, 1969

April 19, 2016 |

The Indians and Red Sox agree on a six-player swap of several former All-Stars, as Cleveland sends Sonny Siebert, Joe Azcue, and Vicente Romo to Boston for Dick Ellsworth, Ken Harrelson, and Juan Pizarro.

The move … Read More