The Indians’ Len Barker pitches a perfect game as the Tribe defeat Toronto by a score of 3 – 0 before just 7,290 fans on a rainy night at Cleveland Stadium. Last year’s American League strikeout leader, Barker fans 11. It is the 11th time in major league history the feat has been accomplished, and the first time in 13 years since it’s been done, by Catfish Hunter in 1968.
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.