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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | December 9, 2021

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Today in Tribe History: November 16, 1954

November 16, 2019 |

The Cleveland Indians acquire future Hall of Famer Ralph Kiner from the Chicago Cubs as the player to be named later for an earlier trade involving minor league pitcher Sam Jones. Indians minor league outfielder Gale Wade will be sent to Chicago in two weeks to complete the deal. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 16, 1954

November 16, 2018 |

The Cleveland Indians acquire future Hall of Famer Ralph Kiner from the Chicago Cubs as the player to be named later for an earlier trade involving minor league pitcher Sam Jones. Indians minor league outfielder Gale Wade will be sent to Chicago in two weeks to complete the deal. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 16, 1954

November 16, 2017 |

The Cleveland Indians acquire future Hall of Famer Ralph Kiner from the Chicago Cubs as the player to be named later for an earlier trade involving minor league pitcher Sam Jones. Indians minor league outfielder Gale Wade will be sent to Chicago in two weeks to complete the deal. Read More

Trouppe and Jones Made American League History 65 Years Ago Today

May 3, 2017 |

It took him 39 years – and five after Jackie Robinson and Larry Doby integrated the major leagues – but Quincy Trouppe finally played a major league game in 1952.

Trouppe (born Troupe; he changed his name in 1946) was a legend in the Negro Leagues, serving as player-manager for the Cleveland Buckeyes team that won the Negro World Series. He’d also played in Mexico, Venezuela, Puerto Rico – basically anywhere that would have him with warm weather in the offseason. Read More

Today in Tribe History: November 16, 1954

November 16, 2016 |

The Cleveland Indians acquire future Hall of Famer Ralph Kiner from the Chicago Cubs as the player to be named later for an earlier trade involving minor league pitcher Sam Jones. Indians minor league outfielder Gale Wade will be sent to Chicago in two weeks to complete the deal. Read More