I Won A Major Award!

Although they haven’t won a World Series since 1948, the Cleveland Indians haven’t gone without recognition. While nothing can replace the prestige of a World Series win,…

Through No Fault of His Own, Score Never Lived Up to Rookie of the Year Potential

Almost from the day he was unearthed by Indians scout Cy Slapnicka, big things were expected from Herb Score. A policeman in Lake Worth, Florida, alerted Slapnicka…

Today in Tribe History: September 14, 1997

1997 – The Indians come back from a 3-1 deficit with a seven-run eighth inning, capped by a bases loaded single from Sandy Alomar in an 8-3…

Today in Tribe History: May 29, 1955

1955 – Larry Doby becomes the first player in the Majors to clear the outer wall of Kansas City’s Municipal Stadium with a home run as the…

Today in Tribe History: May 7, 1957

1957 – In a horrifying moment on the mound at Cleveland Stadium, starting pitcher Herb Score is struck in the face by a line drive off of…

Today in Tribe History: May 1, 1955

1955 – Hosting a doubleheader at Cleveland Stadium, the Indians pull off the daily double win over the Boston Red Sox as Bob Feller and Herb Score…

Carrasco Comebacker Contusion A Dodged Bullet for Pitcher

It’s one of the most horrifying things to watch in baseball: a pitcher delivers to the batter, the batter connects, and then – BAM. The pitcher is…

Baseball Lifer Slapnicka Unearthed Plenty of Talent

He had one victory in his major league pitching career, but Cy Slapnicka was a baseball lifer. Slapnicka spent a decade as a pitcher in the minor…

Today in Tribe History: March 18, 1957

Cleveland general manager Hank Greenberg rejects a deal offered by Boston that would have sent Indians pitcher Herb Score to the Red Sox for a million dollars. The…

From the Pitcher’s Mound to the Broadcast Booth

They called Herb Score the “Howitzer.” The lefty mowed down hitters while pitching in the minor leagues in Indianapolis in 1954, leading people to consider him the…