On this date in 1973 former Indians third baseman Aaron Boone is born in La Mesa, California. Boone is a third generation Major Leaguer, his grandfather Ray Boone played from 1948-1960 and his father Bob Boone played from 1972-1990. Aaron Boone signed as a free agent with Cleveland in the middle of the 2004 season while he was rehabbing a knee injury. He would make his debut for Cleveland the following year and depart after the 2006 season. Boone retired in 2009 and currently works as an analyst for ESPN on Baseball Tonight.
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.