Luis Tiant registers 19 K’s in 10 innings, as Cleveland beats Minnesota, 1 – 0. Tiant sets two modern major league records – most strikeouts in a 10-inning game; and 32 strikeouts in consecutive games – and ties the modern major-league record of 41 strikeouts in three successive appearances. He will top the American League in ERA with 1.60.
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.