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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | October 31, 2020

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Lou Boudreau

Today in Tribe History: October 11, 1948

October 11, 2020 |

The Cleveland Indians are champions of the baseball world for the second time in club history as they hold on to defeat the Boston Braves by a 4-3 final at Braves Field. Read More

Today in Tribe History: September 9, 1938

September 9, 2020 |

Lou Boudreau cracks the Cleveland lineup for the first time as he replaces Ken Keltner at third base and walks once in two plate appearances in his Major League debut as the Indians fall to the Detroit Tigers, 11-5. Read More

Countdown to Indians’ 2020 Opening Day – 5

July 19, 2020 |

We are officially less than one week away from the return of Major League Baseball in Cleveland, as the Indians are set to host the Kansas City Royals in game one of 60 in the pandemic-shortened 2020 season on July 24. Follow along as Did The Tribe Win Last Night counts down the days to Opening Day. – BT

Countdown to Opening Day – 5 days

Number five on our countdown is one of the handful of players honored in Indians history with a retired number. He was a man who held two very distinct titles during his tenure in Cleveland and several more nicknames for good measure. Whether you called him “Old Shufflefoot”, “Handsome Lou”, “Boy Wonder”, “The Good Kid”, or skipper, Lou Boudreau was one thing in the end – a Hall of Famer.

The Indians honored Boudreau on August 5, 2017, with a statue outside of Progressive Field, where he was immortalized alongside former teammates Bob Feller and Larry Doby, legendary slugger Jim Thome, and fellow former player-manager Frank Robinson, who was recognized earlier in the year. Read More

Countdown to Indians’ 2020 Opening Day – 34

February 21, 2020 |

Baseball takes little time off in between seasons, so neither can we. Follow along at Did the Tribe Win Last Night as we count down to March 26, when the Cleveland Indians host the Detroit Tigers for game one of the 2020 season. – BT

Countdown to Opening Day – 34 days

Zach Plesac will shed his rookie number 65 for the vacated 34 for the 2020 season, with the number made available when the team did not bring back reliever A.J. Cole after one season of work in the Cleveland bullpen. Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 25, 1949

January 25, 2020 |

After leading the Cleveland Indians to their first World Championship in 28 years, shortstop-manager Lou Boudreau is given a two-year contract by the club. Read More

Today in Tribe History: January 20, 1970

January 20, 2020 |

Lou Boudreau is elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame after receiving 232 of 300 votes necessary from the Baseball Writers Association of America. He was on the ballot for the first time in 1956. Read More

Today in Tribe History: December 21, 1940

December 21, 2019 |

Writers in Chicago name Cleveland Indians rookie shortstop Lou Boudreau their outstanding rookie in the major leagues. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 30, 1948

November 30, 2019 |

Indians shortstop and manager Lou Boudreau is named the American League’s Most Valuable Player. He becomes just the second Cleveland player to earn the honor (George Burns, 1926). Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 25, 1941

November 25, 2019 |

The Cleveland Indians name 24-year-old shortstop Lou Boudreau manager of the club. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 10, 1950

November 10, 2019 |

The Indians announce the firing of popular manager Lou Boudreau and name his successor, long-time Major League catcher and successful minor league manager, Al Lopez. Read More

Today in Tribe History: September 9, 1938

September 9, 2019 |

Lou Boudreau cracks the Cleveland lineup for the first time as he replaces Ken Keltner at third base and walks once in two plate appearances in his Major League debut as the Indians fall to the Detroit Tigers, 11-5. Read More

Countdown to Indians’ Opening Day – 5

March 23, 2019 |

Did The Tribe Win Last Night’s countdown to Major League Baseball’s Opening Day has reached five. All 30 teams will return to the field on March 28. Follow along with Did The Tribe Win Last Night as we count down the final days until Opening Day 2019. – BT

Countdown to Opening Day – 5 days

Number five on our countdown is one of the handful of players honored in Indians history with a retired number. He was a man who held two very distinct titles during his tenure in Cleveland and several more nicknames for good measure. Whether you called him “Old Shufflefoot”, “Handsome Lou”, “Boy Wonder”, “The Good Kid”, or skipper, Lou Boudreau was one thing in the end – a Hall of Famer.

The Indians honored Boudreau on August 5th last season with a statue outside of Progressive Field, where he was immortalized alongside former teammates Bob Feller and Larry Doby, legendary slugger Jim Thome, and fellow former player-manager Frank Robinson, who was recognized earlier in the year. Read More