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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | December 17, 2018

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Today in Tribe History: August 26, 1955

August 26, 2014 |

Vic Wertz of the Indians is diagnosed as having non-paralytic polio and is lost for the season. He will return next year.

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Today in Tribe History: August 25, 2008

August 25, 2014 |

Grady Sizemore becomes the second player in Cleveland Indians history to go 30-30 in a season. He homers twice in a 4 – 3 win over the Tigers, the 8th straight victory for Cleveland. Sizemore is in the top 5 in the … Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 24, 1919

August 24, 2014 |

Cleveland pitcher Ray Caldwell is flattened by a bolt of lightning in his debut with the team. He recovers to get the final out of the game, and defeats Philadelphia, 2 – 1.

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Today in Tribe History: August 23, 1936

August 23, 2014 |

Seventeen-year-old Bob Feller makes his first start and strikes out 15, one less than the American League record, as Cleveland beats St. Louis, 4 – 1.

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Today in Tribe History: August 22, 1989

August 22, 2014 |

Cleveland’s Felix Fermin ties the major-league record with four sacrifice bunts in a 3 – 2, 10-inning win over Seattle. He is the first player to accomplish the feat since Ray Chapman in 1919.

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Today in Tribe History: August 21, 1948

August 21, 2014 |

Cleveland’s streak of victories (8), shutouts (4) and scoreless innings (47) ends in the ninth inning when Bob Lemon walks Pat Seerey and yields home runs to Aaron Robinson and Dave Philley in a 3 – 2 loss to the … Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 20, 1938

August 20, 2014 |

At Union Terminal Tower, Frankie Pytlak and Hank Helf, catchers for the Indians, establish record for catching baseballs dropped from a high altitude. The balls fall an estimated 708 feet and travel an average speed of 140 mph during their … Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 19, 1995

August 19, 2014 |

Eddie Murray hits a walk off home run to give the Tribe their 70th victory of the season. The blast comes of Milwaukee reliever Bill Wegman and gives Murray 15 homers on the season. Albert Belle also has a good game offensively … Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 18, 1996

August 18, 2014 |

Cleveland third baseman Jim Thome strokes four hits, including a pair of homers, and drives home six runs to lead the Indians to an 11 – 3 victory over the Tigers.

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Today in Tribe History: August 17, 1920

August 17, 2014 |

Cleveland shortstop Ray Chapman dies as a result of being hit by a pitch thrown by Yankee submariner Carl Mays. The tragedy remains the only on-field fatality in major league history.

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Today in Tribe History: August 16, 1920

August 16, 2014 |

Cleveland shortstop Ray Chapman, 29, is beaned by a Carl Mays pitch. A righthanded batter who crowds the plate, Chapman freezes and fails to get out of the way of the submarine delivery. He is carried from the field and dies … Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 15, 1951

August 15, 2014 |

Al Rosen belts a 1st-inning grand slam to jump start the Indians to a 9 – 4 win over the Browns, their 13th in a row. For Rosen, it is his fourth slam of the year, just the 9th player … Read More