Today in Tribe History: June 10, 1959

Rocky Colavito slams four home runs in a row, establishing an Indians record, and Cleveland hits six in the game to defeat Baltimore at Memorial Stadium, 11-8.

Today in Tribe History: April 17, 1960

Cleveland and Detroit pull off a surprising swap just before the start of the season, as the Indians acquire reigning American League batting champ Harvey Kuenn for…

Today in Tribe History: August 10, 1933

Rocco “Rocky” Colavito is born in New York, New York.

Plans Continue for Rocky Colavito Statue in Little Italy

Let’s talk about statues in Little Italy. No, not that one. There’s a movement afoot to replace the statue of Christopher Columbus at Tony Brush Park with…

Colavito Busts Slump in Major Way – With Four Home Runs

In a busy week in Indians history that included a significant trade, a cycle, a no-hitter, a brawl, and plenty of game action (unlike this year…), we…

Today in Tribe History: June 10, 1959

Rocky Colavito slams four home runs in a row, establishing an Indians record, and Cleveland hits six in the game to defeat Baltimore at Memorial Stadium, 11-8.

Today in Tribe History: April 17, 1960

Cleveland and Detroit pull off a surprising swap just before the start of the season, as the Indians acquire reigning American League batting champ Harvey Kuenn for…

Countdown to Indians’ 2020 Opening Day – 21

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…

‘I love Cleveland and I always will’: Colavito Overwhelmed in Return to Town

Age has caught up with Rocky Colavito. The dark hair has gone white. He’s fought off cancer, had a quadruple bypass after a heart attack, and lost…

New Book Offers Complete Portrait of ‘The Rock’

Like most baseball fans of a certain age, Mark Sommer was an admirer of Rocky Colavito. The Bronx-born slugger came to Cleveland in 1955 and quickly became…

Colavito Busts Slump in Major Way – With Four Home Runs

On June 10, 1959, Rocky Colavito was in the middle of a slump, having gotten three hits in his previous 28 at-bats. It was a long fall…

Today in Tribe History: June 10, 1959

Rocky Colavito slams four home runs in a row, establishing an Indians record, and Cleveland hits six in the game to defeat Baltimore at Memorial Stadium, 11-8.