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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | July 12, 2020

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Joel Skinner

Big League Sons Who Followed Dads’ Footsteps with the Tribe

June 21, 2020 |

Children of Major Leaguers often get a unique experience and view of the game of baseball from an early age while also being blessed with some choice genes and skill sets that make them all the more prepared to pursue the national pastime as their career of choice.

While plenty of kids of former big leaguers have failed to reach The Show despite giving it their best down on the farm, others have put together lengthy and successful careers as second generation players.

Six father-son tandems (Jim Bagby and Jim Bagby; Earl Averill and Earl Averill Jr.; Tito Francona and Terry Francona; Buddy Bell and David Bell; Dave Duncan and Shelley Duncan; and Cam Carreon and Mark Carreon) have had the privilege of representing the Cleveland Indians organization on the field during their respective careers. Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 21, 2007

October 21, 2019 |

The 2007 season comes to a shocking and heartbreaking end for the Cleveland Indians as they lose their third straight ALCS game and are eliminated from the postseason by the Boston Red Sox in an 11-2 shellacking at Fenway Park.

The losses all came after the Indians took what appeared to be a commanding 3-1 lead in the series. Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 21, 2007

October 21, 2018 |

The 2007 season comes to a shocking and heartbreaking end for the Cleveland Indians as they lose their third straight ALCS game and are eliminated from the postseason by the Boston Red Sox in an 11-2 shellacking at Fenway Park.

The losses all came after the Indians took what appeared to be a commanding 3-1 lead in the series. Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 21, 2007

October 21, 2017 |

The 2007 season comes to a shocking and heartbreaking end for the Cleveland Indians as they lose their third straight ALCS game and are eliminated from the postseason by the Boston Red Sox in an 11-2 shellacking at Fenway Park.

The losses all came after the Indians took what appeared to be a commanding 3-1 lead in the series. Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 21, 2007

October 21, 2016 |

The 2007 season comes to a shocking and heartbreaking end for the Cleveland Indians as they lose their third straight ALCS game and are eliminated from the postseason by the Boston Red Sox in an 11-2 shellacking at Fenway Park. The losses all came after the Indians took what appeared to be a commanding 3-1 lead in the series. Read More

Today in Tribe History: July 11, 2002

July 11, 2016 |

The Indians fire manager Charlie Manuel and name third base coach Joel Skinner as the club’s interim manager after a 39-47 start to the season has Cleveland nine and a half games out of the American League Central Division race. Read More

Countdown to Indians’ Opening Day – 13: Catching Up With Joel Skinner

March 22, 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 – 13 days

In a short-sighted world, a man who dedicated a huge chunk of his long baseball career to the Cleveland Indians organization will, unfortunately, likely be remembered forever for a single, widely criticized moment.

The fact that former Indians catcher Joel Skinner played for the Indians, played hurt for the Indians, spent two decades either as a Minor League Manager or a Major League Coach for the Indians, and was the Interim Manager for a young, improving Indians ball club just doesn’t seem to matter in the eyes of some Tribe fans.

The only thing that matters to those people is the fact that Skinner didn’t wave Kenny Lofton home in Game Seven of the 2007 ALCS in Fenway Park…and he should have. Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 21, 2007

October 21, 2015 | | One Comment

The 2007 season comes to a shocking and heartbreaking end for the Cleveland Indians as they lose their third straight ALCS game and are eliminated from the postseason by the Boston Red Sox in an 11-2 shellacking at Fenway Park. … Read More