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Today in Tribe History: October 28, 1995

October 28, 2018 |

The Atlanta Braves allow just one hit and defeat the Cleveland Indians by a 1-0 final to win Game 6 and claim the World Series title. Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 3, 1995

October 3, 2018 | | One Comment

Postseason baseball makes its triumphant return to Cleveland after a 41-year hiatus and Indians fans get plenty of extra baseball as the Tribe walks off with a 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox courtesy of a 13th inning home run from Tony Pena. Read More

Countdown to Indians’ Opening Day – 17

March 12, 2018 |

While the offseason has been historically slow and the winter has crawled along at an even slower pace, we at Did The Tribe Win Last Night look ahead to the warmer days of the 2018 season by remembering Tribe players past and present.

Countdown to Opening Day – 17 days

The number 17 had disappeared from the diamond for Cleveland in recent years, but it is ready to make a big return in 2018.

In recent years, the number had been assigned to manager Terry Francona, who tends to take the field in anything but an Indians jersey (his far more familiar attire has been a sweatshirt or hoodie, neither of which have been emblazoned with his number). In December, it was reported that Tito had switched to the number 77, passing along his 17 to Francisco Mejia, but the young catching propsect instead is back in the number 27, digits he wore while playing with the Class-A Lake County Captains years ago.

Yonder Alonso, the club’s biggest offseason addition, will now wear the 17, a number he wore in Oakland over the last two seasons. Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 28, 1995

October 28, 2017 |

The Atlanta Braves allow just one hit and defeat the Cleveland Indians by a 1-0 final to win Game 6 and claim the World Series title. Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 3, 1995

October 3, 2017 |

Postseason baseball makes its triumphant return to Cleveland after a 41-year hiatus and Indians fans get plenty of extra baseball as the Tribe walks off with a 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox courtesy of a 13th inning home run from Tony Pena. Read More

Countdown to Indians’ Opening Day – 17

March 17, 2017 |

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

Countdown to Opening Day – 17

The number 17 has disappeared from the diamond for the Cleveland Indians in recent years, last seen on the back of Shin-Soo Choo in his final season for the club in 2012.

That offseason, the Indians hired manager Terry Francona, who was spotted with the number 47 in his introductory press conference. After Choo was dealt to Cincinnati in a three-team trade that included Arizona, Francona switched over to 17. Unlike other managers around the league, Francona opts for other attire while in the dugout, so his new 17 has been replaced by an Indians hoodie, among other gear. Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 28, 1995

October 28, 2016 |

The Atlanta Braves allow just one hit and defeat the Cleveland Indians by a 1-0 final to win Game 6 and claim the World Series title. Read More

Indians and Red Sox Have Plenty of Shared Playoff History

October 5, 2016 |

While there may not be much love lost between fans of the Cleveland Indians and Boston Red Sox, the two were, for a long time, almost kindred spirits. The two storied franchises had traveled two distinct paths for a substantial portion of their existences, but both knew far too well the difficulty in bringing home a championship.

Both organizations joined the American League in 1901. Within three years, the Americans knocked off the Pittsburgh Pirates in eight games for the World Series title, backed by the strong pitching of former Cleveland pitcher and future Naps starter Cy Young. There would be five titles in total for the Boston club in its first 18 years of existence, while Cleveland needed its 20th season in 1920 to secure its first postseason trip and the first world championship in franchise history. Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 3, 1995

October 3, 2016 |

Postseason baseball makes its triumphant return to Cleveland after a 41-year hiatus and Indians fans get plenty of extra baseball as the Tribe walks off with a 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox courtesy of a 13th inning home run from Tony Pena. Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 28, 1995

October 28, 2015 |

The Atlanta Braves allow just one hit and defeat the Cleveland Indians by a 1-0 final to win Game 6 and clinch the World Series title.

Indians starter Dennis Martinez gave it his all on the mound, lasting four and two-thirds scoreless innings. He allowed four hits and walked five in that short 82-pitch span, but somehow escaped harm’s way. Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 3, 1995

October 3, 2015 |

Postseason baseball makes its triumphant return to Cleveland after a 41-year hiatus and Indians fans get plenty of extra baseball as the Tribe walks off with a 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox courtesy of a 13th inning home … Read More

1995 Game Recap: Belle’s HR Tear Continues as Tribe Topples Sox—Indians 11, White Sox 1

September 18, 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 18, 1995.

The best performances of the season out of Tony Pena and Ken Hill are going to go completely overlooked, but nobody on Albert Belle’s team is going to gripe about him stealing the spotlight.

Pena may have gone 4-4 with a three run homerun on Monday night while Hill worked his first complete game in over a year, but Belle stole all the headlines by slugging two more homeruns in the Indians 11-1 trouncing of the White Sox at Comisky Park. Read More