Boudreau Wins Most Valuable Player Award in American League

November 25, 1948 This afternoon the Baseball Writers Association of America announced Lou Boudreau as the Most Valuable Player of the American League. Boudreau, the Indians player-manager,…

Tribe Celebrates World Championship with Fans Before Heading Home

October 12, 1948 This morning the Cleveland Indians arrived home from Boston, victors of the 1948 World Series, and received a heroes’ parade upon their arrival. A…

Tribe Celebrates Championship From Clubhouse to Public Square

October 11, 1948 As the Indians clinched their first World Series championship in 28 years, the celebration started on the field but spilled into the clubhouse and…

INDIANS WIN WORLD SERIES!!!!!!! Indians 4, Braves 3

October 11, 1948 As Bob Kennedy circled around a routine fly ball by Tommy Holmes and squeezed the final out this afternoon, he concluded the end of…

Tribe Hoping to Be in Boston for Just One Day

October 11, 1948 Hopefully the Cleveland Indians are very comfortable in their own clothes. For many of them, the shirt on their back is all their taking…

Boston Fights Off Elimination, Tags Feller; Braves 11, Indians 5

October 10, 1948 This afternoon, Indians fans proved that they are some of the most passionate and patient fans. While the two may not go together, the…

Umpire Stewart Receives Police Protection After Third Controversial Call

October 10, 1948 While no reports have been substantiated, Cleveland police and Major League Baseball have provided protection for World Series umpire Bill Stewart. Stewart has made…

Boudreau’s Selection of Bearden Was Secret But Easy Choice

October 5, 1948 Beaten and dejected Sunday afternoon the Indians quickly learned upon reaching the clubhouse at Municipal Stadium that the Boston Red Sox had completed their…

Tribe Celebrates In Clubhouse After Clincher

October 4, 1948 When Eddie Robinson caught Ken Keltner’s throw from the grass of the Fenway Park infield the Indians had officially clinched the American League pennant…

Bearden’s Surprise Start and Three Homers Send Tribe to Series; Indians 8, Red Sox 3

October 4, 1948 After five and a half months and 155 big games, the Cleveland Indians finally won their biggest game of the season and clinched the…

Tribe Routed Early, Will Face Boston in One-Game Playoff Tomorrow; Tigers 7, Indians 1

October 3, 1948 The pennant winning party scheduled for all weekend set over the horizon of Lake Erie without even a single champagne pop. As the Detroit…

Feller the One to Pitch Tribe to Pennant

October 3, 1948 The Baseball Gods sometimes have a twisted sense of humor, but this time it looks like fate got it just right. This afternoon Bob…