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

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Today in Tribe History: October 24, 1995

October 24, 2020 |

Designated hitter Eddie Murray walks the Indians off a winner in the bottom of the eleventh inning as Cleveland defeats the Atlanta Braves, 7-6, to win its first World Series game since 1948. Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 14, 1995

October 14, 2020 |

The Cleveland Indians used six runs over the first three innings to roll to a 7-0 win over the Seattle Mariners in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series. The win tied the series at two wins each as the teams trade off wins. Read More

Today in Tribe History: October 5, 1997

October 5, 2020 |

The Cleveland Indians, four outs from elimination against the New York Yankees in the American League Division Series, tally single runs in the bottom of the eighth and ninth innings give the Tribe a 3-2 win, forcing Game 5. Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 31, 2004

August 31, 2020 |

Omar Vizquel has a day for the ages as he has six hits and drives in four in seven trips to the plate and the Cleveland Indians bash the New York Yankees in the Bronx, 22-0. Read More

Don’t Call It A Comeback!

August 5, 2020 |

Today’s trip down memory lane takes us back to a story published on August 5, 2011, in the infancy stages of the Did The Tribe Win Last Night website by writer Vince Guerrieri on the ten-year anniversary of ‘The Comeback’. – BT

On August 5, 2001, the Indians were playing a nationally-televised Sunday night game on ESPN. They had their work cut out for them, playing a Seattle Mariners team that would go on to win 116 games in the regular season, tying a major league record.

And of course, the Indians laid an egg. Tribe starter Dave Burba gave up seven runs in two innings and change, and was replaced by reliever Mike Bacsik, who gave up five more runs in an eight-run third inning. After three, the Mariners were leading by two touchdowns, 12-0. Jim Thome hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning to make it 12-2, but the Mariners added two more in the fifth to go up 14-2. Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 5, 2001

August 5, 2020 |

The improbable occurs as the Cleveland Indians stage “The Comeback” on ESPN Sunday Night Baseball by scoring 13 unanswered runs to shock the Seattle Mariners, 15-14, in eleven innings. Read More

Countdown to Indians’ 2020 Opening Day – 13

July 11, 2020 |

Did The Tribe Win Last Night is now back on track with a new day in the countdown to Opening Day. Follow along as we count down the days until the Indians kick off play in the pandemic-shortened 2020 schedule on July 24. – BT

Countdown to Opening Day – 13 days

In a quick blink of an eye, the Cleveland Indians added another name to their list of men who have spent time on the diamond sporting the generally unlucky digit number 13.

For Hanley Ramirez, the number gave him no luck as he tried to extend his career in his 15th season on a Major League roster. Signed several weeks into spring training by Cleveland, the Indians hoped that the hard-hitting right-handed swinger could provide the lineup with a little extra pop as a designated hitter on a roster that lacked power. Read More

Today in Tribe History: April 24, 1967

April 24, 2020 |

Fan favorite and longtime Major Leaguer Omar Vizquel is born in Caracas, Venezuela. Read More

Today in Tribe History: April 9, 2000

April 9, 2020 |

The Indians improved to 4-2 on the season behind an offensive eruption in a 17-4 victory over the Devil Rays in Tampa Bay, but not everyone enjoyed a good day at the plate. Read More

Jeter, Walker Elected to Hall; Vizquel’s Day Appears Nearer

January 22, 2020 |

The bad news is that the Baseball Hall of Fame didn’t come calling for Omar Vizquel.

The good news is that it appears it will only be a matter of time. Read More

Today in Tribe History: December 20, 1993

December 20, 2019 |

Cleveland and Seattle swap shortstops, with a few other pieces thrown in, as the Indians acquire Omar Vizquel from the Mariners for Felix Fermin, Reggie Jefferson, and cash. Read More

Former Indians Cliff Lee, Jason Giambi Among First-Year Hall Candidates

November 19, 2019 |

A former Cy Young Award winner for the Tribe is among the first-year candidates on the 2020 Hall of Fame ballot for the Baseball Writers Association of America.

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is probably the closest thing there is to a lock for induction among first-year candidates, but after that, the field gets far murkier. Other first-year candidates on the ballot are Bobby Abreu, Josh Beckett, Heath Bell, Eric Chavez, Adam Dunn, Chone Figgins, Rafael Furcal, Jason Giambi, Raul Ibanez, Paul Konerko, Cliff Lee, Carlos Pena, Brad Penny, J.J. Putz, Brian Roberts, Alfonso Soriano and Jose Valverde. Former Indians Jake Westbrook, Travis Hafner and Derek Lowe dropped off the ballot after making their first appearances last year. Read More