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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | September 15, 2019

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Lou Boudreau

Today in Tribe History: September 9, 1938

September 9, 2019 |

Lou Boudreau cracks the Cleveland lineup for the first time as he replaces Ken Keltner at third base and walks once in two plate appearances in his Major League debut as the Indians fall to the Detroit Tigers, 11-5. Read More

Countdown to Indians’ Opening Day – 5

March 23, 2019 |

Did The Tribe Win Last Night’s countdown to Major League Baseball’s Opening Day has reached five. All 30 teams will return to the field on March 28. Follow along with Did The Tribe Win Last Night as we count down the final days until Opening Day 2019. – BT

Countdown to Opening Day – 5 days

Number five on our countdown is one of the handful of players honored in Indians history with a retired number. He was a man who held two very distinct titles during his tenure in Cleveland and several more nicknames for good measure. Whether you called him “Old Shufflefoot”, “Handsome Lou”, “Boy Wonder”, “The Good Kid”, or skipper, Lou Boudreau was one thing in the end – a Hall of Famer.

The Indians honored Boudreau on August 5th last season with a statue outside of Progressive Field, where he was immortalized alongside former teammates Bob Feller and Larry Doby, legendary slugger Jim Thome, and fellow former player-manager Frank Robinson, who was recognized earlier in the year. Read More

Countdown to Indians’ Opening Day – 34

February 22, 2019 |

Major League Baseball will kick off the 2019 season with its earliest start ever (excluding international openers) as all 30 teams will take the field on March 28. Follow along with Did The Tribe Win Last Night as we count down the days until Opening Day 2019. – BT

Countdown to Opening Day – 34 days

Two future Cy Young award winners in Cleveland, one future league Most Valuable Player, and an American League Rookie of the Year all spent time in the number 34 for the Cleveland Indians on the way to taking home some impressive hardware.

None of those applied to the last player to wear the number for the Indians, pitcher Zach McAllister, nor reliever Justin Grimm, who is in camp with the Indians on a non-roster spring invite in the number 34. Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 25, 1949

January 25, 2019 |

After leading the Cleveland Indians to their first World Championship in 28 years, shortstop-manager Lou Boudreau is given a two-year contract by the club. Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 20, 1970

January 20, 2019 |

Lou Boudreau is elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame after receiving 232 of 300 votes necessary from the Baseball Writers Association of America. He was on the ballot for the first time in 1956. Read More

Today in Tribe History: December 21, 1940

December 21, 2018 |

Writers in Chicago name Cleveland Indians rookie shortstop Lou Boudreau their outstanding rookie in the major leagues. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 30, 1948

November 30, 2018 |

Indians shortstop and manager Lou Boudreau is named the American League’s Most Valuable Player. He becomes just the second Cleveland player to earn the honor (George Burns, 1926). Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 25, 1941

November 25, 2018 |

The Cleveland Indians name 24-year-old shortstop Lou Boudreau manager of the club. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 10, 1950

November 10, 2018 |

The Indians announce the firing of popular manager Lou Boudreau and name his successor, long-time Major League catcher and successful minor league manager, Al Lopez. Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 11, 1948

October 11, 2018 |

The Cleveland Indians are champions of the baseball world for the second time in club history as they hold on to defeat the Boston Braves by a 4-3 final at Braves Field. Read More

Today in Tribe History: September 19, 1939

September 19, 2018 |

In front of a reported crowd of 500 at Griffith Stadium, the Cleveland Indians pull off a triple play in the fifth inning. It does not help their final score, however, as despite rallying to tie the game in the ninth, they fall 10-9 to the Washington Senators. Read More

Today in Tribe History: September 9, 1938

September 9, 2018 |

Lou Boudreau cracks the Indians lineup for the first time as he replaces Ken Keltner at third base and walks once in two plate appearances in his Major League debut as Cleveland falls to the Detroit Tigers, 11-5. Read More