Unsolved Mysteries: Was Terry Francona Really in “Major League”?

Did The Tribe Win Last Night continues its excavation project by digging through the archives for some of our best and favorite pieces since 2011. Movies are…

Unsolved Mysteries: Was Terry Francona Really in “Major League”?

Sunday, April 7, marks the 30th anniversary of the release of the beloved movie “Major League”. Written and directed by Rhode Islander David Ward (writer of box…

The Glass Ceiling of Mediocrity

Consistency is usually an admirable quality. Whether you’re talking about parenting or public transportation, there’s something to be said for someone or something that you can count…

The Price of Free Baseball

If you had free tickets to an Indians game, would you go? On the surface, it sounds like a ridiculously simple question. “Free” is the watchword of…

The Boys of September

Ah, September. Honeycombed with long-standing traditions. Apple-picking. Changing leaves. High school football. The Indians out of contention but suddenly playing as if they aren’t. Thanks to the…

Cleveland’s Fenway

While watching the Indians trot their increasingly maddening world tour through Boston this week, we got to enjoy one of the more satisfying experiences of this steaming…

Did the Strike Cost the ’94 Indians a Trip to the Playoffs?

It should come as little surprise that we’ve spent much of this awkward, disappointing baseball summer talking about what happened 20 years ago. Like a warm security…

Previously on “The Indians Were Supposed to be Good”…

Generally, being an Indians fan and being disappointed go hand in hand. Taking a 70-year break between championships does that. Their history is littered with broken promises…

Unsolved Mysteries: Was Terry Francona Really in “Major League”?

Picture Robert Stack in a dark overcoat meandering toward camera through a foggy alley. Over the opening chords of that tinkly theme song he speaks the following…

The Rivalry From the Neighborhood of Make-Believe

Let’s say you’re at a dinner party. You’re friends with all the guests and everybody’s having a good time. But hanging over it like a raincloud is…

Choosing Your Battles

In lieu of a column drawing parallels between the current Confederate flag groundswell and the constancy of Chief Wahoo in a sanctimonious snit of writing absolutely nobody…

The Indians Finally Have Their Bully

If there’s one thing the strong Cleveland sports teams of the last half century have in common – besides, y’know, not winning a championship – it’s finding…