After the Cleveland Indians’ 1948 Season (Part 2)

This is the second of three installments of “After the Cleveland Indians’ 1948 Season”, the final chapter of the 1948 season review. See Part 1 here. Bob…

Tribe Battered and Beaten – Cleveland Drops Game Two; Browns 12, Indians 4

August 11, 1948 A four-run seventh inning is normally a good thing for a team’s offense, but it does little good when the team is already down…

Tipton Sits Out as Cleveland Romps Dayton in Exhibition

July 12, 1948 On the first day of the annual All-Star break, the Cleveland Indians not participating in the exhibition in St. Louis traveled to Dayton to…

Tribe Survives In Ninth to Take First Game of Series in Bronx; Indians 10, Yankees 8

June 11, 1948 In what might be the most exciting and tension-filled game of the season to date, the Cleveland Indians won a game loaded with big…

Salt Pork Gets Tipton Back on Field

June 8, 1948 Sometimes a good home-cooked meal is all a person needs to feel well again. Joe Tipton needed something a little different from home to…

Gromek Goes the Distance Behind Offensive Outburst; Indians 11, Athletics 1

June 6, 1948 The Indians dismantled the Philadelphia Athletics in the second game of the doubleheader, pounding out 16 hits en route to a 11-1 victory at…

Injury Bug Bites Indians

June 1, 1948 Over the course of any given season, a team will suffer through periods with some of its regular players on the bench in agony…

Bullpen and Late Rally Helps Tribe Take Two; Indians 9, Red Sox 5

May 9, 1948 The Indians endured yet another sour start, but used a fine effort from the bullpen and a late rally to steal the second game…

After the Cleveland Indians 1948 Season

The 1948 World Championship was the crowning moment in Bill Veeck’s career as an owner – and one of the loneliest in his life. Veeck would own…

Big Inning Forces Tribe to Settle for Split, Fall One Game Behind Boston; Yankees 7, Indians 2

August 27, 1948 With a Friday doubleheader in New York to make up a previous rain out, it looked like the Indians had a chance to tie…

Tribe Falls Just Short, Just Half Game Ahead of Boston; White Sox 4, Indians 3

August 22, 1948 The Indians now find themselves in a precarious position as a big series with the Red Sox looms. A ninth-inning rally was stalled as…

Tribe Battered and Beaten—Cleveland Drops Game Two; Browns 12, Indians 4

August 11, 1948 A four run seventh inning is normally a good thing for a team’s offense, but it does little good when the team is already…