DiMaggio’s Streak Took Toll on Indians

On May 14, 1941, the Indians beat the Yankees 4-1 in the Bronx to sweep a two-game series before setting off for Boston. It was the fourth…

DiMaggio Blasts Three Homers to Drop Tribe in Game One; Yankees 6, Indians 5

May 23, 1948 Big time players rise to the occasion on a big time stage. The Yankees’ Joe DiMaggio rose higher than the Indians’ Bob Feller in…

Tribe Washed Out in Gotham

May 12, 1948 The Indians lead the league in many offensive categories, but they also lead the league in rainouts. Wednesday evening was their fifth rainout of…

Tribe’s Streak Snapped at Five, Reynolds Slows Bats; Yankees 4, Indians 1

May 11, 1948 Baseball is often a game of inches or hinges on just a couple of plays to determine the outcome. Both were true Tuesday afternoon,…

Boudreau Wins Most Valuable Player Award in American League

November 25, 1948  This afternoon the Baseball Writers of American Association announced Lou Boudreau as the Most Valuable Player of the American League. Boudreau, the Indians player-manager,…

Raschi and DiMaggio Snap Tribe Winning Streak; Yankees 5, Indians 0

August 7, 1948 The Indians found a way to keep Joe DiMaggio off the base paths yesterday, but couldn’t do it two days in a row. DiMaggio…

DiMaggio and Yanks Dominate Feller All Season

July 23, 1948 Joe DiMaggio is always a Most Valuable Player of the Year candidate, but if he wins it this season, he certainly will have to…

Four Yanks Homers Too Much for Tribe to Overcome; Yankees 7, Indians 3

July 21, 1948 The New York Yankees used four home runs from their lineup and three hits from Joe DiMaggio to take the first game of Wednesday’s…

Yanks Three Homers Sends Feller, Tribe to Another Loss; Yankees 4, Indians 0

June 24, 1948 While he pitched better than some of his recent starts, Bob Feller’s struggles continued as he allowed three home runs to the Yankees in…

Zoldak Shines In First Start For Tribe; Indians 5, Yankees 2

June 22, 1948 Stock in the Indians and their pennant hopes rose a little this afternoon when newcomer Sam Zoldak pitched into the ninth inning and defeated…

Bombers Crush Tribe, Climb to Within Three Games; Yankees 13, Indians 2

June 21, 1948 After an exciting afternoon yesterday where 82,871 saw the Indians sweep the Philadelphia Athletics, the city was riding high. Some of that air might…

DiMaggio Blasts Three Homers to Drop Tribe in Game One; Yankees 6, Indians 5

May 23, 1948 Big time players rise to the occasion on a big time stage. The Yankees’ Joe DiMaggio rose higher than the Indians’ Bob Feller in…