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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | August 23, 2017

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Rocky Colavito

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 |

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

Today in Tribe History: April 17, 1960

April 17, 2016 |

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.

The controversial … Read More

Lane’s Cash Deal Might Have Been More Damaging than Colavito Trade

April 13, 2016 |

To this day, former Indians general manager Frank Lane is known as “Trader” for his almost pathological need to have transactions.

He’s most notorious for dealing Rocky Colavito to the Tigers in 1960, but just five days before that – 55 years ago this week – he pulled the trigger on a deal that might have been worse. Read More

1995 Game Recap: Three More for Albert; Tribe Slugger Sets Records in Win—Indians 8, White Sox 2

September 19, 2015 |

Throughout the 2015 season, Did the Tribe Win Last Night will take a look back at the 1995 Cleveland Indians for the 20th anniversary of their fourth pennant winning season. Included will be historic game recaps, headlining stories and a ranking of the team’s most influential players that truly made 1995 The Greatest Summer Ever. Today looks back September 19, 1995.

Move over Al Rosen, Rocky Colavito and pretty much everyone else that has ever hit a homerun in Indians history…Albert Belle is officially on fire at a historical level.

He probably just hit another homerun while you were reading that.

Belle hit three more homeruns on Tuesday night at Comisky Park in Chicago as the Indians defeated the White Sox 8-2. The three bombs came just one day after Belle rocked the Pale Hose for two bombs in an 11-1 victory, tying the Major League record with five homeruns in two consecutive games. Read More