Cleveland Indians

VIDEO: Satchel Paige pitching in Los Angeles in 1948

VIDEO: Satchel Paige pitching in Los Angeles in 1948
February 21, 2014 No Comments »

The date is November 7, 1948, and the World Series champion Cleveland Indians are playing an exhibition game in Los Angeles at Wrigley Field. On the mound is Satchel Paige, one of the greatest pitchers in the history of the ... Read More »

Francona name has a history in Cleveland

Francona name has a history in Cleveland
October 7, 2012 No Comments »

There was a time when the city of Cleveland screamed bloody murder when Tito Francona came to town. It was 1959 and the Indians traded slugging outfielder Larry Doby to the Detroit Tigers to get Francona. It’s one thing to ... Read More »

Cleveland Indians All-Time Team

Cleveland Indians All-Time Team
August 30, 2012 No Comments »

They don’t get the press that the Cubs get, but the Indians have been waiting for a World Series title for a long time too, since 1948. But since then they’ve been in two Fall Classics – both in the ... Read More »

Thornton overcame adversity to become an All-Star

Thornton overcame adversity to become an All-Star
August 23, 2012 No Comments »

When teams prepared to face the Cleveland Indians in the early 1980s there was one hitter they took extra time discussing – #29, the big guy in the middle known as “Thunder.” Andre Thornton was the most feared member of ... Read More »

Most underrated players of the 1930s

Most underrated players of the 1930s
August 23, 2012 No Comments »

Many consider the 1950s to be the Golden Era of baseball, but the 1930s shouldn’t be overlooked. The 1930s were a marvelous transitional era where stars of the past were blending with stars of the present and future during a ... Read More »

VIDEO: Bob Feller’s Hall of Fame pitching delivery

VIDEO: Bob Feller’s Hall of Fame pitching delivery
March 20, 2012 No Comments »

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Five biggest surprises of the 2011 baseball season

Five biggest surprises of the 2011 baseball season
June 16, 2011 No Comments »

Here are the five biggest surprises so far in the 2011 season. 5. Tribe Revival The 2010 Cleveland Indians had their share of problems: they were one of the worst hitting teams in the league, their pitching staff gave up ... Read More »

Feller was great pitcher, greater American

Feller was great pitcher, greater American
December 16, 2010 1 Comment »

When a much different America suffered its "9/11" moment, Bob Feller - the best pitcher in baseball - didn't hesitate to take action. On December 8, 1941, one day after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, Feller voluntarily enlisted in the ... Read More »

Nine things you didn't know about Bob Feller

Nine things you didn't know about Bob Feller
December 16, 2010 No Comments »

Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Feller died on December 15, 2010, after living an amazing life that included inspirational service in the United States Navy in World War II and a storied baseball career. Here are nine things you may ... Read More »

The duel of the century: Feller vs. Newhouser

The duel of the century: Feller vs. Newhouser
September 25, 2010 No Comments »

Neither the Cleveland Indians nor the Detroit Tigers had any chance to win the pennant when they met in a late September game in 1946. But a much-anticipated meeting between the league’s two top pitchers drew a large crowd to ... Read More »