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

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Andre Thornton

Today in Tribe History: December 10, 1976

December 10, 2020 |

The Cleveland Indians acquire first baseman Andre Thornton from the Montreal Expos in exchange for pitcher Jackie Brown. Read More

Today in Tribe History: September 28, 1984

September 28, 2020 |

The Cleveland Indians eliminate the Minnesota Twins from the postseason after overcoming a ten-run deficit to claim a win in their last at bat in an 11-10 victory. Read More

Thunder Thornton’s Unlikely Cycle

April 27, 2020 |

With no baseball on the field across the country, our options are limited for sports content in our lives. With that in mind, here is another story unearthed in the Did The Tribe Win Last Night archives to help pass the pandemic times. – BT

This story was first published on April 23, 2016, by Bob Toth.

The Indians had dropped their sixth game in nine efforts and the first of a four-game series in Boston against the Red Sox, just over two-thirds of the way through the opening month of the season. Cleveland first baseman Andre Thornton was in his second season with the club after bouncing around four different National League organizations over the previous ten-plus years in professional baseball. Read More

Countdown to Indians’ 2020 Opening Day – 29

February 26, 2020 |

Baseball takes little time off in between seasons, so neither can we. Follow along at Did the Tribe Win Last Night as we count down to March 26, when the Cleveland Indians host the Detroit Tigers for game one of the 2020 season. – BT

Countdown to Opening Day – 29 days

The Cleveland Indians have seldom used the number 29 since the turn of the century. Just four players have worn it in that time over six of the 19 seasons since the world evaded any drastic Y2K related catastrophes. Its inconsistent use now is a stark contrast to some of the lean years for the Tribe, when the number was in use for more than 20 consecutive years from 1966 to 1989, capped off by time spent on the back of one of the team’s legendary sluggers.

A little change of scenery can sometimes do some good and that was the case for former Indian Andre Thornton. It was a trade to Cleveland in 1976 that reignited his struggling pro baseball career. Read More

Today in Tribe History: December 10, 1976

December 10, 2019 |

The Cleveland Indians acquire first baseman Andre Thornton from the Montreal Expos in exchange for pitcher Jackie Brown. Read More

Today in Tribe History: September 28, 1984

September 28, 2019 |

The Cleveland Indians eliminate the Minnesota Twins from the postseason after overcoming a ten-run deficit to claim a win in their last at bat in an 11-10 victory. Read More

Countdown to Indians’ Opening Day – 29

February 27, 2019 |

Major League Baseball is now less than a month away from the start of the 2019 season, its earliest start ever (excluding international openers). All 30 teams will take the field on March 28 this year. Follow along with Did The Tribe Win Last Night as we count down the days until Opening Day 2019. – BT

Countdown to Opening Day – 29 days

The Cleveland Indians have seldom used the number 29 since the turn of the century. Just four players have worn it in that time over six of the 19 seasons since the world evaded any drastic Y2K related catastrophes. Its inconsistent use now is a stark contrast to some of the lean years for the Tribe, when the number was in use for more than 20 consecutive years from 1966 to 1989, capped off by time spent on the back of one of the team’s legendary sluggers.

A little change of scenery can sometimes do some good and that was the case for former Indian Andre Thornton. It was a trade to Cleveland in 1976 that reignited his struggling pro baseball career. Read More

Today in Tribe History: December 10, 1976

December 10, 2018 |

The Cleveland Indians acquire first baseman Andre Thornton from the Montreal Expos in exchange for pitcher Jackie Brown. Read More

Today in Tribe History: September 28, 1984

September 28, 2018 |

The Cleveland Indians eliminate the Minnesota Twins from the postseason after overcoming a ten-run deficit to claim a win in their last at bat in an 11-10 victory. Read More

Countdown to Indians’ Opening Day – 29

February 28, 2018 |

While the offseason has been historically slow and the winter has crawled along at an even slower pace, we at Did The Tribe Win Last Night look ahead to the warmer days of the 2018 season by remembering Tribe players past and present.

Countdown to Opening Day – 29 days

A little change of scenery can sometimes do some good. For former Indians slugger Andre Thornton, it was a trade to Cleveland in 1976 that reignited his struggling pro baseball career. Read More

Today in Tribe History: December 10, 1976

December 10, 2017 |

The Cleveland Indians acquire first baseman Andre Thornton from the Montreal Expos in exchange for pitcher Jackie Brown. Read More

Countdown to Indians’ Opening Day – 29 – Andre Thornton

March 5, 2017 |

Join Did The Tribe Win Last Night as we did through the archives back to 2014 for our countdown to Opening Day!

Countdown to Opening Day – 29 days

Sometimes you can take a ballplayer out of Cleveland, but you can’t take the Cleveland out of the ballplayer. For former Tribe slugger Andre Thornton, it turns out that he’s still got a whole lot of Cleveland left in him and he has no intention of changing that. Read More