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

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Len Barker

Today in Tribe History: August 28, 1983

August 28, 2018 |

The Cleveland Indians trade starting pitcher Len Barker to the Atlanta Braves for players to be named later and $150,000. Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 9, 1981

August 9, 2018 |

Baseball is back after a strike midseason as the All-Star Game takes place in front of a Midsummer Classic record crowd of 72,086 fans at Cleveland Stadium. Read More

Tribe’s No-Hitter Drought Reaches 37 Years

May 15, 2018 |

Len Barker, getting the sign from Ron Hassey. Ernie Whitt stands in. Wind up, here it comes. Fly ball, center field. Manning coming on, he’s there…he catches it! Len Barker has pitched a no-hitter! A perfect game for Len Barker! The stands erupt, the players go out, Len Barker being surrounded on the field. He has made baseball history here tonight. Len Barker has pitched a perfect ball game. Faces 27 men, retires them all, eleven strikeouts. Len Barker being mobbed on the field, the Cleveland Indians win it, 3-0. – Herb Score’s call of Barker’s perfect game

It has now been 37 years since Len Barker lifted his leg high and tight on a 1-2 pitch to Toronto Blue Jays catcher Ernie Whitt, inducing a fly ball to center field. Rick Manning raced in, arms extended straight out as though he were flying. He raised both arms above his head and he secured the catch before beginning his ascent to the mound with several high hops in celebration of the 27th and final out of Barker’s perfect game. Read More

Today in Tribe History: May 15, 1981

May 15, 2018 |

Len Barker joins baseball’s elite as he throws a perfect game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Cleveland Stadium in a 3-0 win. Read More

Countdown to Indians’ Opening Day – 39

February 18, 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 – 39 days

The Indians have had plenty of representation on the field in the number 39 during the Jacobs Field and Progressive Field era of their club, but the best years by players in the digits came during some very down and lean years in Tribe history. Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 28, 1983

August 28, 2017 |

The Cleveland Indians trade starting pitcher Len Barker to the Atlanta Braves for players to be named later and $150,000. Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 9, 1981

August 9, 2017 |

Baseball is back after a strike midseason as the All-Star Game takes place in front of a Midsummer Classic record crowd of 72,086 fans at Cleveland Stadium. Read More

Today in Tribe History: May 15, 1981

May 15, 2017 |

Len Barker joins baseball’s elite as he throws a perfect game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Cleveland Stadium in a 3-0 win. Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 28, 1983

August 28, 2016 |

The Cleveland Indians trade starting pitcher Len Barker to the Atlanta Braves for players to be named later and $150,000. Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 9, 1981

August 9, 2016 |

Baseball is back after a strike midseason as the All-Star Game takes place in front of an All-Star record crowd of 72,086 fans at Cleveland Stadium. Read More

Today in Tribe History: May 15, 1981

May 15, 2016 |

Len Barker joins baseball’s elite as he throws a perfect game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Cleveland Stadium in a 3-0 win. Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 28, 1983

August 28, 2015 |

1983 – The Cleveland Indians trade starting pitcher Len Barker to the Atlanta Braves for players to be named later and $150,000.

The eighth-year pro Barker was in his fifth season with the Indians after spending his first three years … Read More