Tribe Survives In Ninth to Take First Game of Series in Bronx; Indians 10, Yankees 8

June 11, 1948 In what might be the most exciting and tension-filled game of the season to date, the Cleveland Indians won a game loaded with big…

After the Cleveland Indians 1948 Season

The 1948 World Championship was the crowning moment in Bill Veeck’s career as an owner – and one of the loneliest in his life. Veeck would own…

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…

Boston Fights Off Elimination, Tag Feller; Braves 11, Indians 5

Indians fans proved today that they are some of the most passionate and patient fans this afternoon. While the two may not go together, the record-setting crowd…

Bearden Masterful—Tribe takes Series Lead; Indians 2, Braves 0

October 8, 1948 Cleveland Indians rookie pitcher Gene Bearden is making quite a name for himself, as he pitched the Tribe’s third straight outstanding game, defeating the…

The World Series is back in Cleveland—Series Tied 1-1

October 8, 1948 Large crowds.  Cold, rainy weather.  Ticket scalpers making profits.  An electric atmosphere. Welcome back Tribe…this time it’s for all the marbles. Today, for the…

Tribe Stomps Tigers, Earns at Least Tie for Pennant; Indians 8, Tigers 0

October 2, 1948 What has seemed imminent for days is still not official, but now even closer. This afternoon the Indians beat the Detroit Tigers 8-0, in…

Tribe Drops Game, Pennant Tie in Ninth Inning; Tigers 5, Indians 3

October 1, 1948 Indians manager Lou Boudreau was clear after the game that his team was not tight on the field this afternoon. If they weren’t, they…

Tribe Loses, Joins 3-Way Tie at Top of Standings; Tigers 4, Indians 3

It’s crowded at the top. A big name star or personality may feel crowded by the people around them, but in the case of the Cleveland Indians…

Tribe Head to Detroit Amidst Pennant Fever

September 23, 1948 After last night’s win at Municipal Stadium against the Boston Red Sox, it felt like the Indians had won the pennant. The reality remains…

Tribe Tied For First After Feller Three-Hitter; Indians 5, Red Sox 2

The American League pennant race is deadlocked at the top with just eight games remaining. Cleveland, who was four and a half games behind Boston just two…

Tribe Keeps Pace With Contenders Behind Bearden; Indians 6, Athletics 3

September 20, 1948 It wasn’t pretty, but it was effective in earning the necessary result. It’s the best way to describe the Cleveland Indians and rookie left-hander…