Surviving the 50 Year War of Mediocrity in Cleveland

Fifty years. Fifty long years. Fifty years without a celebratory parade. Fifty years without the hoisting of a trophy by the owner, the coach, and the players….

Today in Tribe History: December 28, 1960

Future Cleveland Indians pitching coach Carl Willis is born in Danville, Virigina. A former right-handed reliever for nine seasons with the Detroit Tigers, Cincinnati Reds, Chicago White…

Today in Tribe History: December 27, 1982

Current Cleveland center fielder Michael Bourn is born in Houston, Texas. Bourn will enter his tenth Major League season in 2015 and his third with the Indians….

Today in Tribe History: December 26, 1948

Future American League Rookie of the Year Chris Chambliss is born. Chambliss earned the honor in his first season in the Majors in 1971 after being drafted…

Today in Tribe History: December 25, 2013

Longtime radio and television voice of the Cleveland Indians, Mike Hegan, passes away at the age of 71. Hegan was a longtime player and the son of…

Today in Tribe History: December 24, 1940

The Cleveland Indians make a pair of roster moves, selling pitcher Johnny Allen to the St. Louis Browns and trading outfielder Ben Chapman to the Washington Senators…

Today in Tribe History: December 23, 1978

Victor Martinez is born in Bolivar, Venezuela. The former Cleveland catcher, first baseman, and designated hitter was signed in 1996 as an amateur free agent. He made…

Today in Tribe History: December 22, 1944

Future Hall of Famer Steve Carlton is born in Miami, Florida. “Lefty” was already a four-time Cy Young Award winner and a ten-time All-Star when he made…

Renovations on Schedule as Progress Made at Progressive Field

It may be the offseason for the Indians, but there is plenty of action still taking place at the corner of Carnegie and Ontario in downtown Cleveland….

Today in Tribe History: December 21, 1940

Writers in Chicago name Cleveland Indians rookie shortstop Lou Boudreau their outstanding rookie in the majors leagues. The future Hall of Famer had appeared in games in…

Today in Tribe History: December 20, 1993

Cleveland and Seattle swap shortstops, with a few other pieces thrown in, as the Indians acquire Omar Vizquel from the Mariners for Felix Fermin, Reggie Jefferson, and…

Today in Tribe History: December 19, 1975

Corner infielder and occasional outfielder Russell Branyan is born in Georgia. Branyan was a home run hitting threat throughout his Major League career, often hitting long moonshots…