Today in Tribe History: December 18, 1952

The front office of the Cleveland Indians takes on a new look, as president Ellis W. Ryan resigns from his position. Mike Wilson buys Ryan’s shares of…

Today in Tribe History: December 17, 1879

Cy Falkenberg is born in Chicago, Illinois. Falkenberg spent 12 years in the Majors, including five in Cleveland with the Naps from 1908 to 1913. The 6’5”…

Today in Tribe History: December 16, 1999

The Indians come terms with free agent pitcher Chuck Finley on a three-year deal worth a reported $26 million. The 37-year-old Finley, a former first round draft…

Today in Tribe History: December 15, 2010

Cleveland icon and hero Bob Feller passes away at the age of 92. “Rapid Robert” played 18 seasons in the Majors and would have played several more,…

Quiet Winter Meetings for Cleveland No Surprise

If you followed along with the heavily active Winter Meetings this past week and came away disappointed that the Cleveland Indians were not more active, you were…

Today in Tribe History: December 14, 1948

The Cleveland Indians add a pair of players in a five-player swap with the Washington Senators, acquiring pitcher Early Wynn and first baseman Mickey Vernon for pitchers…

Today in Tribe History: December 13, 1923

Future Hall of Famer Larry Doby is born. At the age of 23, Doby would sign with the Cleveland Indians and would become the second African American…

Today in Tribe History: December 12, 1991

Longtime Cleveland Indians third baseman Ken Keltner passes away at the age of 75. Keltner spent 12 of his 13 Major League seasons in an Indians uniform,…

Today in Tribe History: December 11, 2001

Second baseman Roberto Alomar, a 12-time All-Star and ten-time Gold Glove winner, is traded by the Indians to the New York Mets in an eight-player deal between…

Today in Tribe History: December 10, 1976

The Cleveland Indians acquire first baseman Andre Thornton from the Montreal Expos in exchange for pitcher Jackie Brown. It is the second time this year that Thornton…

Today in Tribe History: December 9, 1941

Cleveland Indians star pitcher Bob Feller enlists in the Navy following the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. The 23-year-old Feller is the first Major Leaguer…

Today in Tribe History: December 8, 1997

The Indians are wheeling and dealing all over the place, signing free agent center fielder Kenny Lofton to a three-year deal and Dwight Gooden to a two-year tender….