The Indians Last Became World Champions 69 Years Ago Wednesday

With last season’s Game 7 loss in the World Series to the Chicago Cubs, the Cleveland Indians took over a title desired by none across the Major…

Veeck’s Ownership Led to an Indians Championship Parade in ‘48

Seventy years ago Wednesday, baseball innovator and mogul Bill Veeck and a small handful of other investors officially purchased the Cleveland Indians organization, setting the stage less…

Rare Piece of Indians Memorabilia Up for Sale

Do you have $20,000 burning a hole in your bank account that you just don’t know what to do with? Send it to me. Student loans and…

When Jackie Robinson Played in Cleveland

On April 15th of every year, Major League Baseball takes pause to recognize the contributions of Jackie Robinson to the advancement of African-Americans (and minorities as a…

After the Cleveland Indians’ 1948 Season (Part 3)

This is the third and final installment of “After the Cleveland Indians’ 1948 Season”, the final chapter of the 1948 season review. See Part 1 and Part…

After the Cleveland Indians’ 1948 Season (Part 2)

This is the second of three installments of “After the Cleveland Indians’ 1948 Season”, the final chapter of the 1948 season review. See Part 1 here. Bob…

After the Cleveland Indians’ 1948 Season (Part 1)

The 1948 World Championship was the crowning moment in Bill Veeck’s career as an owner – and one of the loneliest in his life. Veeck would own…

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 Parade Set for This Morning

October 12, 1948 Cleveland’s official civic welcome to its returning baseball champions, a parade of open cars bearing team members and officials from Union Terminal to University…

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…