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…

Black Critically Injured, Tribe Loses Late; Browns 3, Indians 2

September 13, 1948 The Indians blew a 2-0 lead, allowing two runs in the eighth inning to tie the game and another in the ninth to lose…

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…

Lemon Wins 20th, Tribe Keeps Pace with Sox; Indians 9, Browns 1

September 11, 1948 In just his first full season as a starting pitcher, Bob Lemon has asserted himself as the ace of the Indians staff several times,…

Gromek Gives Tribe First Weekend Win With Complete Game; Indians 4, Browns 1

September 11, 1948 In a weekend sure to fill even the biggest fans with their share of baseball, Steve Gromek started a busy weekend the right way…

Bearden Uses Arm and Bat to Demolish Detroit; Indians 10, Tigers 1

September 10, 1948 Gene Bearden (14-7, 2.72) is proving that he can do it all, as he led the Cleveland Indians past the Detroit Tigers on Friday…

Tribe Falls Just Short, Just Half Game Ahead of Boston; White Sox 4, Indians 3

August 22, 1948 The Indians now find themselves in a precarious position as a big series with the Red Sox looms. A ninth-inning rally was stalled as…

Lemon’s Shutout Earns Doubleheader, Series Sweep; Indians 8, White Sox 0

August 15, 1948 Cleveland’s Bob Lemon became baseball’s first 16-game winner this season behind an 8-0 complete game shutout of the White Sox on Sunday, completing the…

Robinson Homer Gives Tribe Ninth Win in Ten Games; Indians 6, Tigers 2

August 9, 1948 For much of July the Cleveland Indians and Eddie Robinson were each stuck in a slump, trying to survive in a pennant race. Often,…

Doby to Man Center Field in Second Half of Season

July 9, 1948 It likely will not be until after the All-Star break, but whenever Larry Doby is healthy enough to take the field, he’ll be the…

Where Has Larry Doby Gone?

June 18, 1948 After starting 27 of his first 29 games played this season, Cleveland outfielder Larry Doby has suddenly disappeared. The 24-year-old Doby had started the…

Injury Bug Bites Indians

June 1, 1948 Over the course of any given season, a team will suffer through periods with some of its regular players on the bench in agony…