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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | September 18, 2021

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Today in Tribe History: September 19, 1929

September 19, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Joe Sewell sets a major league record by playing in his 115th consecutive game without striking out. The Tribe third baseman will be fanned only four times in 578 at-bats this season.

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Today In Tribe History: September 18, 1954, Indians Clinch Pennant

September 18, 2011 |

By Vince Guerrieri

On Sept. 18, 1954, 57 years ago today, the Indians clinched the American League pennant on the way to making league history.

The Tribe was taking on the Tigers at what was then called Briggs Stadium in Detroit. The Tigers got out to a 1-0 lead after Indians starter Early Wynn gave up a sacrifice fly to Ray Boone, scoring Harvey Kuenn in the bottom of the third inning.

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Today in Tribe History: September 16, 1987

September 17, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Cleveland’s Joe Carter joins the 30/30 club, stealing his 30th base of the season in a 5 – 3 loss to Seattle.

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Today in Tribe History: September 14, 1955

September 14, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Pitcher Herb Score breaks Grover Cleveland Alexander’s rookie record of 235 strikeouts. Score would finish the season with 245 total, leading the American League.

 

Photo: Cleveland.com

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Today in Tribe History: September 13, 1992

September 13, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Kenny Lofton steals his 53rd and 54th bases breaking the American League rookie record of 53 set by Donie Bush in 1909. Lofton went on to swipe a league-high 66 bases, 12 ahead of another rookie, Pat … Read More

Today in Tribe History: September 12, 1954

September 12, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

A standing-room-only crowd of 84,587 at Cleveland’s Municipal Stadium witness the pennant-bound Indians sweep a doubleheader from the Yankees, 4 – 1 and 3 – 2. On this bright sunny day, over 12,000 fans are … Read More

Today in Tribe History: September 9, 1964

September 9, 2011 |

By Jason Kaminski

An article is printed in The Seattle Post-Intelligencer on September 9th, 1964 reporting that Indians’ General Manager Gabe Paul had requested economic surveys of the Seattle, Washington market in anticipation of a possible move to the Northwest. Paul … Read More

Today In Tribe History: September 8, 1995, Tribe Clinches Central Division

September 8, 2011 |

By Vince Guerrieri

On September 8, 1995 – 16 years ago today – 41 years of wandering through the desert ended for the Cleveland Indians, and their fans.

In 1954, the Indians set an American League record with 111 wins, making them the favorites in the World Series that year against the New York Giants. But the Giants swept the Indians in four games, and after that, the Tribe descended into mediocrity – or worse.

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Today in Tribe History: September 7, 1935

September 7, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

Cleveland beats Boston thanks to an unusual triple play. With no outs and the bases loaded in the 9th, the Indians bring in Oral Hildebrand to pitch to Joe Cronin. Cronin lines his first pitch … Read More

Today In Tribe History; September 6, 1992

September 6, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

In a Sunday game at Cleveland Stadium, Seattle relief pitcher Mike Schooler gives up a 2-out grand slam to Tribe third baseman Carlos Martinez in the 12th inning. The walk-off blast gives the Indians a 12 – 9 win. The grand slam was … Read More

Today in Tribe History: September 5, 1977

September 5, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

The Indians break an eighteen-game losing streak by sweeping a twin bill , 4 – 3 and 5 – 4, from the Yankees. Closer Jim Kern earned the save in game one and the win … Read More

Today in Tribe History: September 4, 1907

September 5, 2011 |

Compiled by Jason Kaminski

For his 32nd birthday tomorrow, Cleveland fans give manager Nap Lajoie a wagon-load of gifts, including a live black sheep. Pitching ace Addie Joss pitches a one-hitter against Detroit.

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