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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | April 26, 2018

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Nap Lajoie

Today in Tribe History: April 21, 1910

April 21, 2018 |

The Naps open new League Park, but the Detroit Tigers spoil the day’s celebration as they defeat Cleveland by a 5-0 score. Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 17, 1907

March 17, 2018 |

Cleveland Naps vice president Charles Somers and manager Nap Lajoie firmly reject a proposed trade with the Detroit Tigers that would have sent Ty Cobb to Cleveland for Elmer Flick. Read More

Today in Tribe History: February 7, 1959

February 7, 2018 |

Long-time member of Cleveland’s American League baseball franchise and its one-time namesake, Nap Lajoie, passes away from pneumonia. He was 84 years old. Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 19, 1937

January 19, 2018 |

In a very Cleveland-centric Hall of Fame vote, three former members of the American League franchise are elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America as part of the second class elected. Read More

Today in Tribe History: September 27, 1914

September 27, 2017 |

Nap Lajoie joins the 3,000 hit club, becoming just the second Major League ball player* to do so.  Honus Wagner previously beat him to the plateau earlier in the season on June 9th. Read More

Today in Tribe History: September 5, 1874

September 5, 2017 |

Nap Lajoie is born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. Read More

Today in Tribe History: April 21, 1910

April 21, 2017 |

The Naps open new League Park, but the Detroit Tigers spoil the day’s celebration as they defeat Cleveland by a 5-0 score. Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 17, 1907

March 17, 2017 |

Cleveland Naps vice president Charles Somers and manager Nap Lajoie firmly reject a proposed trade with the Detroit Tigers that would have sent Ty Cobb to Cleveland for Elmer Flick. Read More

Today in Tribe History: February 7, 1959

February 7, 2017 |

Long-time member of Cleveland’s American League baseball franchise and its one-time namesake, Nap Lajoie, passes away from pneumonia. He was 84 years old. Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 19, 1937

January 19, 2017 |

In a very Cleveland-centric Hall of Fame vote, three former members of the American League franchise are elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America as part of the second election. Read More

Today in Tribe History: September 27, 1914

September 27, 2016 |

Nap Lajoie joins the 3,000 hit club, becoming just the second Major League ball player* to do so.  Honus Wagner previously beat him to the plateau earlier in the season on June 9. Read More

Lajoie Takes Drastic Action, Causes Forfeit

August 10, 2016 |

The Indians have a long and sordid history of forfeiting games.

The most glaring example for most Tribe fans came in 1974, when an unruly crowd at 10-cent beer night got on the field and forced the end of a game, giving the win to the Texas Rangers. The Indians also forfeited a game in 1917. They were rolling around on the ground and throwing their gloves in the air to protest a close call, and umpire Brick Owens called the game, ruling it a win for the White Sox – the only win by forfeit in that team’s history.

But in 1903, a conflict between an umpire and one of the nascent American League’s stars proved pivotal. Read More