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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | June 24, 2018

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Rocky Colavito

Today in Tribe History: June 10, 1959

June 10, 2018 |

Rocky Colavito slams four home runs in a row, establishing an Indians record, and Cleveland hits six in the game to defeat Baltimore at Memorial Stadium, 11-8. Read More

Today in Tribe History: April 17, 1960

April 17, 2018 |

Cleveland and Detroit pull off a surprising swap just before the start of the season, as the Indians acquire reigning American League batting champ Harvey Kuenn for last season’s leader in home runs in the AL, Rocky Colavito. Read More

Countdown to Indians’ Opening Day – 21

March 8, 2018 |

It is hard to believe, but we are just three short weeks away from the first pitches of the 2018 Major League Baseball season. Today, we at Did The Tribe Win Last Night continue our countdown to Opening Day!

Countdown to Opening Day – 21 days

In 1998, Cleveland retired the number 21 in honor of longtime Tribe member Bob Lemon, whose transition from a position player to a quality starting pitcher led to seven trips to the Midsummer Classic, a leading role on the 1948 and 1954 American League champion Indians teams, and ultimately, a spot in Cooperstown in the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

But while Lemon last wore the number on the field as a player with the Indians in 1958, several big names would honor the work that he had done in the jersey with quality careers in a Cleveland uniform in the years to come. Read More

Today in Tribe History: June 10, 1959

June 10, 2017 |

Rocky Colavito slams four home runs in a row, establishing an Indians record, as Cleveland hits six in the game to defeat Baltimore at Memorial Stadium, 11-8. Read More

Colavito Busts Slump in Major Way – With Four Home Runs

June 7, 2017 | | One Comment

On Tuesday, June 6, Cincinnati’s Scooter Gennett became the 17th player in Major League Baseball history to homer four times in one game as he went 5-for-5 with ten RBI in a 13-1 win by the Reds over the rival St. Louis Cardinals. In honor of his offensive gem, Did The Tribe Win looks back at the lone Indians player to accomplish the feat of four homers in one game, Rocky Colavito. – Bob T.

On June 10, 1959, Rocky Colavito was in the middle of a slump, having gotten three hits in his previous 28 at-bats. Read More

Today in Tribe History: April 17, 1960

April 17, 2017 |

Cleveland and Detroit pull off a surprising swap just before the start of the season, as the Indians acquire reigning American League batting champ Harvey Kuenn for last season’s leader in home runs in the AL, Rocky Colavito. Read More

Countdown to Indians’ Opening Day – 21

March 13, 2017 |

Join Did The Tribe Win Last Night as we count down to Opening Day!

Countdown to Opening Day – 21

In 1998, Cleveland retired the number 21 in honor of longtime Tribe member Bob Lemon, whose transition from a position player to a quality starting pitcher led to seven trips to the Midsummer Classic, a leading role in the 1948 and 1954 American League champion Indians teams, and ultimately, a spot in Cooperstown in the Hall of Fame.

But while Lemon last wore the number on the field as a player with the Indians in 1958, several big names would honor the work that he had done in the jersey with quality careers in a Cleveland uniform in the years to come. Read More

Today in Tribe History: June 10, 1959

June 10, 2016 |

Rocky Colavito slams four home runs in a row, establishing an Indians record, as Cleveland hits six in the game to defeat Baltimore at Memorial Stadium, 11-8. Read More

Colavito Busts Slump in Major Way – With Four Home Runs

June 8, 2016 |

On June 10, 1959, Rocky Colavito was in the middle of a slump, having gotten three hits in his previous 28 at-bats.

It was a long fall from the previous season, when the young slugger with the matinee-idol good looks had clubbed 41 home runs, good for second in the American League. And the Indians, who were fading from contention, were playing the Orioles at Memorial Stadium – not known for its hitter-friendly dimensions. And to top it off, a throwing error the night before by Colavito sparked a rally for the Orioles to win.

But the next day, Colavito had a game for the ages that day – which remains his proudest moment as a major leaguer. Read More

Today in Tribe History: April 28, 1966

April 28, 2016 |

Behind a strong start from Sonny Siebert, the Cleveland Indians win their tenth straight game to open the season, tying the modern day record, with a 2-1 win over the California Angels.

In his second start and fourth appearance overall … Read More