Future Cleveland infielder Aaron Boone is born in La Mesa, California. Boone, the son and grandson of former Major League players, signed with Cleveland as a free agent in June of 2004. He was injured and would miss that entire season but spent the following two seasons with the Tribe. After producing a respectable 16 home runs and 60 RBI in 2005, his numbers dropped considerably the next year and quickly fell out of favor with the team. He would be let go at the end of the 2006 season and retired in 2009 after 12 Major League seasons.
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.