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Today in Tribe History: March 13, 2006

March 13, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Legendary Cleveland pitcher Bob  Feller, who has been in the Hall of Fame longer than any other living  player, says that controversial superstar Barry Bonds should be kept out of the exclusive  club.

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Today in Tribe History: March 12, 1921

March 12, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Though not specifically a Cleveland Indians history tidbit, today marks a day in history that shook baseball to its core. Former Cleveland Indians outfielder “Shoeless” Joe Jackson and seven of his Chicago White Sox teammates are … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 11, 1958

March 11, 2012 | | One Comment

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Starting this season, American League batters will be required to wear batting helmets. Shortstop Chico Carrasquel is the first Cleveland batter to take a swing with the newly required helmets. He flies out to centerfield.

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Today in Tribe History: March 10, 2011

March 10, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

On this date last year the Tribe lose 2-1 to the Chicago Cubs in a Spring Training game in Mesa, Arizona. Jayson Nix hits the game’s only home run and Vinnie Pestano is tabbed with the … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 9, 1973

March 9, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

On this date in 1973 former Indians third baseman Aaron Boone is born in La Mesa, California. Boone is a third generation Major Leaguer, his grandfather Ray Boone played from 1948-1960 and his father Bob BooneRead More

Today in Tribe History: March 8, 2001

March 8, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

In a press release, the Baltimore Orioles announce Albert Belle, “has been  found to be totally disabled and unable to perform as a Major League baseball  player,” due to a degenerative right hip. The Orioles will … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 7, 1908

March 7, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Near Lexington,  Kentucky, the train carrying the Cleveland Naps is struck by two bricks, shattering  windows. Elmer Flick, Bill Bradley, and Harry Bay are hit by the flying  glass while playing euchre, but no injuries occur. … Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 6, 1990

March 6, 2012 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Former Cleveland infielder and Hall of Famer Joe Sewell dies at the age of 91. Sewell began his playing career in Cleveland in 1920 when he replaced deceased shortstop Ray Chapman at the end of the … Read More

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