On this date in 1966 former Cleveland Indians second baseman Jerry “The Governor” Browne was born in Christiansted, Virgin Islands. Browne played for the Tribe from 1989 until 1991 after being acquired from the Texas Rangers in the Julio Franco deal. He had a solid first season with Cleveland but his batting average steadily slipped each year after and he was released just before the 1992 season.
In one of the more unfortunate and unusual losses of the season, the Indians fell to the San Francisco Giants, 1-0, as the lone run of the…
Less than three years after signing with the club, 21-year-old right-hander Jaret Wright makes his Major League debut in front of a packed Jacobs Field crowd and…
For the sixth time this season, Luis Tiant throws a complete game shutout as he and his Cleveland teammates blank the Detroit Tigers, 3-0.
The Cleveland Indians acquire the highly controversial John Rocker from the Atlanta Braves with a minor leaguer for relievers Steve Karsay and Steve Reed.
The “Red Baron”, Rick Sutcliffe, is born in Independence, Missouri.