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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | September 27, 2020

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Frank Lane

Today in Tribe History: August 3, 1960

August 3, 2020 |

Cleveland general manager Frank Lane pulls off yet another curious trade as he sends manager Joe Gordon to the Detroit Tigers for their skipper, Jimmy Dykes. Read More

Today in Tribe History: February 1, 1896

February 1, 2020 |

Future Indians General Manager Frank Lane is born in Cincinnati. Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 3, 1960

August 3, 2019 |

Cleveland general manager Frank Lane pulls off yet another curious trade as he sends manager Joe Gordon to the Detroit Tigers for their skipper, Jimmy Dykes. Read More

Today in Tribe History: February 1, 1896

February 1, 2019 |

Future Indians General Manager Frank Lane is born in Cincinnati. Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 3, 1960

August 3, 2018 |

Cleveland general manager Frank Lane pulls off yet another curious trade as he sends manager Joe Gordon to the Detroit Tigers for their skipper, Jimmy Dykes. Read More

Today in Tribe History: June 26, 1958

June 26, 2018 |

Indians manager Bobby Bragan is fired after a 31-36 start and replaced by former Tribe second baseman Joe Gordon. Read More

Today in Tribe History: February 1, 1896

February 1, 2018 |

Future Indians General Manager Frank Lane is born in Cincinnati. Read More

Today in Tribe History: February 1, 1896

February 1, 2017 |

Future Indians General Manager Frank Lane is born in Cincinnati. Read More

Lane’s Cash Deal Might Have Been More Damaging than Colavito Trade

April 13, 2016 | | One Comment

To this day, former Indians general manager Frank Lane is known as “Trader” for his almost pathological need to have transactions.

He’s most notorious for dealing Rocky Colavito to the Tigers in 1960, but just five days before that – 55 years ago this week – he pulled the trigger on a deal that might have been worse. Read More

Today in Tribe History: March 19, 1974

March 19, 2016 |

The Indians re-acquire starting pitcher Jim Perry in a three-team trade, uniting the 37-year-old with his younger brother Gaylord Perry for the first time since their high school days in Williamston, North Carolina, in 1956.

In order to get Perry … Read More

Today in Tribe History: February 1, 1896

February 1, 2016 |

Future Indians General Manager Frank Lane is born in Cincinnati.

Before gaining his infamous status as “Trader Lane”, the Ohio native tried his hand in a variety of roles in sports. He played professional football in Ohio before the birth … Read More

Today in Tribe History: December 4, 1957

December 4, 2015 |

New Indians general manager Frank Lane makes his first trade for Cleveland, sending starting pitcher Early Wynn and outfielder Al Smith to the Chicago White Sox for former Tribe outfielder Minnie Minoso and infielder Fred Hatfield.

Minoso returns to Cleveland, … Read More