Cleveland Outslugs Boston, Cools Off Hot Sox; Indians 10, Red Sox 9

July 31, 1948 The first place Boston Red Sox came into Saturday’s game as hot as the summer heat, with a 23-5 record since the Fourth of…

Doby’s Error in Eighth Hands A’s a W; Athletics 4, Indians 3

July 28, 1948 A costly error by Cleveland center fielder Larry Doby allowed the tying and go-ahead runs to score in the eighth inning, as the Philadelphia…

Surprise Feller Start Helps Indians Reclaim Second; Indians 10, Athletics 5

July 27, 1948 In an unexpected turn of events, Bob Feller replaced Ed Klieman as Tuesday’s starter and won for the first time since July 7 as…

Clark Endures Changes as Big League Career Begins

July 21, 1948 The New York Yankees are expecting more than 125,000 fans during the next three days as they continue to battle the Cleveland Indians for…

Tribe Holds Off Another Rally, Win in 12 and Gain a Game; Indians 6, Senators 4

July 18, 1948 It took nearly an entire team to win the second game of today’s Sunday doubleheader in Washington. Cleveland used 20 players – including six…

Big First Inning Pushes Tribe to Split with Nats; Indians 4, Senators 1

June 27, 1948 Sometimes a little left is all right. That was Indians manager Lou Boudreau’s approach this afternoon. Boudreau used seven right-handed hitters in his lineup…

Where Has Larry Doby Gone?

June 18, 1948 After starting 27 of his first 29 games played this season, Cleveland outfielder Larry Doby has suddenly disappeared. The 24-year-old Doby had started the…

Tribe Rout Athletics to Reclaim Top Spot; Indians 6, Athletics 1

May 18, 1948 A strong pitching performance from southpaw Gene Bearden and a six run outburst in the first two innings gave the Cleveland Indians a 6-1…

Boudreau Booed – Tribe Toppled in Game One of Double Dip; White Sox 6, Indians 4

May 16, 1948 Home runs by Allie Clark and Pat Seerey were not enough to make Cleveland victorious – or even keep them in the lineup, for…

Lemon Turns Lights Out on Senators Friday Evening; Indians 8, Senators 0

May 7, 1948 Desperate for a win and to snap a losing streak that is starting to grow as big as their original winning streak, Bob Lemon…

Feller and Hegan Lead Tribe to Opening Day Victory; Indians 4, Browns 0

April 20, 1948 The Cleveland Indians started the much-anticipated 1948 season with a decisive 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Browns this afternoon in front of 73,163…

After the Cleveland Indians 1948 Season

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…