After the Cleveland Indians’ 1948 Season (Part 3)

This is the third and final installment of “After the Cleveland Indians’ 1948 Season”, the final chapter of the 1948 season review. See Part 1 and Part…

Tribe Celebrates World Championship with Fans Before Heading Home

October 12, 1948 This morning the Cleveland Indians arrived home from Boston, victors of the 1948 World Series, and received a heroes’ parade upon their arrival. A…

Tribe Routed Early, Will Face Boston in One-Game Playoff Tomorrow; Tigers 7, Indians 1

October 3, 1948 The pennant winning party scheduled for all weekend set over the horizon of Lake Erie without even a single champagne pop. As the Detroit…

Ten-Run Onslaught Paces Zoldak to Victory; Indians 10, Senators 1

September 18, 1948 Behind the strong effort of Sam Zoldak on the mound, the Cleveland Indians won a third straight game to sweep the hapless Washington Senators…

Cleveland’s World Series Hopes Hang On Washington Series

September 15, 1948 The Cleveland Indians welcome the Washington Senators into town for a key three-game series starting Thursday on the lakefront. The Indians (84-55) will enter…

Tribe Rallies Early, Holds Off St. Louis Late; Indians 6, Browns 4

September 12, 1948 The Cleveland Indians appear to be getting hot at the right time, now we’ll just have to see if enough time remains for the…

Tribe Walks-Off in Extras Again; Indians 3, Tigers 2

September 9, 1948 Sam Zoldak (9-9, 3.64) could probably get used to this, as the Indians left-hander vultured his second extra inning win in as many days…

Indians Rally Not Enough, Lose Nightcap and Ground in Standings; Browns 4, Indians 3

September 3, 1948 With an opportunity to make up a half game on the Boston Red Sox in the standings and at least hold pat with the…

Bullpen Woes Jeopardizing Pennant Push

August 29, 1948 While in the thick of the pennant race in the American League over the last few weeks, the Cleveland Indians have begun to make…

Indians Give Game Away In the Ninth; Yankees 3, Indians 2

August 28, 1948 Walkoff victories come in many shapes and forms. This afternoon the Yankees collected a walkoff victory that was delivered to them with a bow…

Shutout Streak at 30 Innings for Tribe’s Pitching Staff

August 19, 1948 The bases are just 90 feet apart or just 360 feet around the diamond to score a run, but lately it must look like…

Zoldak Shuts Out Browns, Tribe Moves Up 3 in Standings; Indians 3, Browns 0

August 18, 1948 It’s not a nice way to treat old friends, but hopefully the Browns will understand. Former St. Louis Browns’ pitcher Sam Zoldak shutout his…