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

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Greg Swindell

Today in Tribe History: August 21, 1986

August 21, 2016 |

Twenty-one-year-old Greg Swindell makes his Major League debut, but he takes the loss on an ugly day at Cleveland Stadium as the Indians are throttled by the Boston Red Sox, 24-5. Read More

Today in Tribe History: July 15, 1989

July 15, 2016 |

Cleveland debuts young right-handed-hitting outfielder Joey Belle, who had the unenviable task of facing future Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan as the Indians hosted the Texas Rangers. Read More

Today in Tribe History: June 7, 1986

June 7, 2016 |

With the second overall pick in the June Amateur Draft, the Cleveland Indians select left-handed pitcher Greg Swindell out of the University of Texas. Read More

Countdown to Indians’ Opening Day – 77

January 18, 2016 |

As Did The Tribe Win Last Night helps fans count down the days until the Indians retake the field in an official Major League game, we look back at some of the players who wore the Cleveland jersey with pride.

Countdown to Opening Day – 77 days

When pitcher Jack Armstrong asked the Indians to wear the number seven for his first season in Cleveland in 1992, he found out that it had already been taken by another new member of the organization, similarly acquired via trade in the offseason. Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 21, 1986

August 21, 2015 |

1986 – Twenty-one-year-old left-hander Greg Swindell makes his Major League debut, but he takes the loss on an ugly day at Cleveland Stadium as the Indians are throttled by the Boston Red Sox, 24-5.

The young lefty, the second overall … Read More

Today in Tribe History: July 15, 1989

July 15, 2015 |

1989 – Cleveland debuts young right-handed-hitting outfielder Joey Belle, who had the unenviable task of facing future Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan as the Indians hosted the Texas Rangers at Municipal Stadium.

Belle, better known by the name “Albert” later … Read More

Today in Tribe History: June 7, 1986

June 7, 2015 |

1986 – With the second overall pick in the June Amateur Draft, the Cleveland Indians select left-handed pitcher Greg Swindell out of the University of Texas.

The pick followed that of the Pittsburgh Pirates, who selected infielder Jeff King, the … Read More

Catching Up With Greg Swindell

June 25, 2014 |

When it comes to baseball prospects, there are some players who get on the fast track to the Majors—and then there’s the fast track that former Indians starting pitcher Greg Swindell got on.

“I loved the fast track,” Swindell said.  “It was all a blur.”

Swindell, after an outstanding collegiate career out of the University of Texas, was drafted second overall by the Indians in the 1986 Draft.  By August of that summer, Swindell was toeing the rubber at Cleveland Stadium against the Boston Red Sox.

“I was very surprised at being picked number two after having never being drafted before,” Swindell remembers.  “Then, after a few starts I got my first win and I felt like I belonged in Cleveland.” Read More