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Chris James

Today in Tribe History: May 4, 1991

May 4, 2015 |

1991 Chris James has a day for the ages as he drives in nine runs in a 20-6 rout by the Cleveland Indians over the Oakland Athletics.

James, who entered the day with five RBI on the season, wasted … Read More

James’ Day Unequaled until Chisenhall

June 17, 2014 |

If most Indians fans remember Chris James, it’s as the other player who came to Cleveland with Sandy Alomar Jr. and Carlos Baerga from San Diego in the Joe Carter deal.

But one afternoon at the Oakland Coliseum in 1991, James had the game of his life, setting the team record with nine runs batted in – a mark equaled last week by Lonnie Chisenhall in a rout of the Texas Rangers.

James, the brother of Southern Methodist University and New England Patriots running back Craig James, signed with the Phillies out of high school. He made his major league debut in 1987 in Philadelphia, and in 1989, he was dealt to San Diego for John Kruk and Randy Ready. He spent half a season in San Diego before being dealt to Cleveland.

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