Several hours before the start of Game 4 of the World Series, Brooklyn’s Rube Marquard, a Cleveland native, is arrested when he tries to sell a ticket to an undercover cop for $350. He will be found guilty and fined a dollar and court costs ($3.80). For their first World Series game on the lakefront, 25,734 Indians fans watch their home team score two in the 1st and two in the 3rd off Leon Cadore and Al Mamaux. Cleveland wins the game, 5 – 1.
Today in Tribe History: June 25, 2011
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…
Today in Tribe History: June 24, 1997
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…
Today in Tribe History: June 23, 1968
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.
Today in Tribe History: June 22, 2001
The Cleveland Indians acquire the highly controversial John Rocker from the Atlanta Braves with a minor leaguer for relievers Steve Karsay and Steve Reed.
Today in Tribe History: June 21, 1956
The “Red Baron”, Rick Sutcliffe, is born in Independence, Missouri.
Today in Tribe History: June 20, 1951
Cleveland gets an impressive day at the plate from second baseman Bobby Avila as the Indians knock off the Boston Red Sox, 14-8.