Found September 27, 2013 on Indians Baseball Insider:
In 2012, MLB implemented a one game playoff between the first and second wild card teams to see who would compete in the playoffs.  Right now as we prepare for this year's wild card one-and-done games, it's interesting to note that the Indians are not foreigners to this experience (while most of us may not remember). There was a near miss in 1908 when the Indians finished 90-64 which was a half a game behind the Tigers (90-63).   At that time, the American League did not have a policy for making up a rained out game.  If they had and the Tigers lost that game, Nap Lajoie and his Cleveland Naps would have hosted the Tigers at League Park for a single game to see who would play in the World Series.  That season the Indians held a 13-9 edge over the Tigers but to no avail.  The Indians would wait another 12 years before reaching the post season. 1948 and the One-and-Done The 1948 Indians jumped out front with a 6-0 record in April and lead the AL by two games.  The Tribe then s...
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