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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | May 30, 2020

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Today In Tribe History

Today in Tribe History: March 5, 1982

March 5, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Former Cleveland Indians Cy Young Award winner Gaylord Perry signs a  one-year contract with the Seattle Mariners. He needs just three wins to reach 300 for his career and will achieve the milestone on May 6th … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 4, 1980

March 4, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

On this date in 1980 Cleveland infielder Jack Hannahan is born in St. Paul, MN. Hannahan played his first season with Cleveland last year and hit .250 with 8 homers and 40 RBI. He turns 32 … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 3, 1998

March 3, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Larry Doby, the first black player in the American League, is elected to the Hall of Fame. The Tribe retired his number 14 four years earlier. He played ten seasons in Cleveland.

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Today in Tribe History: March 2, 1995

March 2, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

At a meeting in Chicago, major league owners accept the players’ offer to return to work, bringing an end to the devastating strike which started last August. The Indians, having their chance at their first playoff … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 1, 1947

March 1, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

In anticipation of the signing of the team’s first black players, Bill Veeck, a resident of Phoenix, Arizona, sets up a spring training camp there for the Cleveland Indians. Arizona is chosen because of its relatively … Read More

Today in Tribe History: February 29, 1956

February 29, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Cleveland Indians are sold for nearly four-million dollars. The team’s present general manager and former player, Hank Greenberg, is one of the new owners.

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Today in Tribe History: February 28, 1926

February 28, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

A train carrying several Cleveland Indians players through Crescent City, Florida derails. Fortunately no players are injured and pitcher George Uhle sleeps through the incident.

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Today in Tribe History: February 27, 1963

February 27, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Cleveland Indians trade outfielder Chuck Essegian to the Kansas City Athletics for pitcher Jerry Walker. Essegian was coming off a career year that saw him hit 21 home runs in only 106 games while Walker … Read More

Today in Tribe History: February 26, 1998

February 26, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Cleveland Indians pitcher Ben McDonald undergoes surgery on his right shoulder. He will be out for the season. McDonald was a highly touted phenom drafted #1 overall by Baltimore in the 1989 amateur draft. Though he … Read More

Today in Tribe History: February 25, 1917

February 25, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

A day after acquiring Smoky Joe Wood from Boston, the Cleveland Indians sell first baseman Chick Gandil to the Chicago White Sox for $3,500. Gandil would play three seasons for the White Sox before being banned … Read More

Today in Tribe History: February 24, 1917

February 24, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Smoky Joe Wood, his arm dead at 26, is sold by the Boston Red Sox to Cleveland for $15,000. He will become an outfielder after one last losing start on the mound and will play five … Read More

Today in Tribe History: February 23, 2010

February 23, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Atlanta Braves sign 18-year-old Dominican shortstop Edward Salcedo to a contract. Considered as one of the top talents available on the international market, the youngster receives a signing bonus of $1.6 million and will likely … Read More