Today in Tribe History: March 9, 1973

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

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.

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