For the first time since 1948, the World Series returns to the shores of Lake Erie as the Cleveland Indians host the New York Giants, already down two games to none. The new location does not make a difference for the Tribe, as the Giants score early and often in a 6-2 win. Mike Garcia is dealt the loss after allowing four runs, three of which were earned, on five hits in three innings. Cleveland manages just four hits off of the Giants pitching tandem of Ruben Gomez and Hoyt Wilhelm.
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.