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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | July 31, 2021

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Earl Averill

Today in Tribe History: May 21, 1902

May 21, 2021 |

In Snohomish, Washington, future Major League Hall of Famer Earl Averill is born. Read More

Today in Tribe History: April 16, 1929

April 16, 2021 |

Rookie outfielder Earl Averill begins his Major League career with a splash, hitting a home run in his first plate appearance off of Detroit’s Earl Whitehill. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 19, 1928

November 19, 2020 |

At the cost of $40,000 and a pair of players, Cleveland general manager Billy Evans acquires outfielder Earl Averill from the San Francisco Seals of the Pacific Coast League. Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 17, 1933

August 17, 2020 |

Earl Averill ends a nearly 30-year drought for the Cleveland franchise as he hits for the cycle against the Philadelphia Athletics in a 15-4 victory for the Indians. Read More

Countdown to Indians’ 2020 Opening Day – 3

July 21, 2020 |

We are just days away from the return of Major League Baseball in Cleveland, as the Indians are set to host the Kansas City Royals in game one of 60 in the pandemic-shortened 2020 season on Friday, July 24. Follow along as Did The Tribe Win Last Night counts down the days to Opening Day. – BT

Countdown to Opening Day – 3 days

Former Indians center fielder Earl Averill may have gotten a late start to his Major League career, but it did not prevent him from putting together one of the better careers of any player to wear a Cleveland uniform on the baseball diamond, let alone the number three. Read More

Today in Tribe History: July 8, 1935

July 8, 2020 |

Cleveland plays host to the third official Major League Baseball All-Star Game, as the American League team defeats the National League team at Cleveland Municipal Stadium by a score of 4-1. It marked the third straight victory in the now annual exhibition for the junior circuit. Read More

Today in Tribe History: June 28, 1935

June 28, 2020 |

A familiar name usually penciled in on the Cleveland Indians scorecard is notably absent for the first time in 673 games, as outfielder Earl Averill misses the day’s game after being injured by fireworks in a pre-Fourth of July celebration. Read More

Father and Son Combinations in Indians History

June 21, 2020 |

Baseball and Father’s Day have often gone hand in hand, but this year, the former is nowhere to be found as fathers across the country celebrate the day without the presence of the national pastime.

A total of 240 fathers with Major League Baseball experience have welcomed their own sons into the Show, including 16 fathers who had a pair of sons expand the baseball family tree. Quite a few of those names have spent time in the city of Cleveland during their playing careers.

In honor of the holiday, we take a look at the six proud father-son duos to both wear an Indians’ jersey during their times on a Major League diamond (also, this serves as a good piece of Cleveland Indians trivia to boot). Read More

Today in Tribe History: May 21, 1902

May 21, 2020 |

In Snohomish, Washington, future Major League Hall of Famer Earl Averill is born. Read More

Today in Tribe History: April 16, 1929

April 16, 2020 |

Rookie outfielder Earl Averill begins his Major League career with a splash, hitting a home run in his first plate appearance off of Detroit’s Earl Whitehill. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 19, 1928

November 19, 2019 |

At the cost of $40,000 and a pair of players, Cleveland general manager Billy Evans acquires outfielder Earl Averill from the San Francisco Seals of the Pacific Coast League. Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 17, 1933

August 17, 2019 |

Earl Averill ends a nearly 30-year drought for the Cleveland franchise as he hits for the cycle against the Philadelphia Athletics in a 15-4 victory for the Indians. Read More