Sockalexis Signing Briefly Changed Fortunes of ‘Indians’

This week 121 years ago, the Cleveland Spiders signed a player who would have a short career with the team but would be remembered long after he…

Louis Sockalexis: Separating Fact from Myth

Given the high number of searches today, quite likely in light of the news of Chief Wahoo’s removal from Indians’ uniforms beginning with the 2019 season, here…

Today in Tribe History: January 17, 1915

The American League club formerly known as the Cleveland Naps will now be referred to as the Cleveland Indians, as team president Charles Somers announces the name…

Louis Sockalexis: Separating Fact from Myth

Most Indians fans know the story of Louis Sockalexis. The Penobscot Indian spent a short time in Cleveland playing for the city’s National League entry, the Spiders,…

A Story and Interview of Louis Sockalexis

Our friends at D.C. Baseball History are currently working on a book about the 1897 Washington Senators season. In it, former Cleveland baseball player Louis Sockalexis, makes…