Originally posted on Burning River Baseball  |  Last updated 2/29/12
Name: Albert Jojuan Belle Position: Left Field Nick Name: Joey Number: 8 Tribe Time: 1989-1996 DOB: 08/25/1966 Accolades: 4 Time All-Star (1993-1996), 3 Time Silver Slugger (1994-1996), Top 10 MVP (1993-1996) Stats G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB SO SB CS SB% OBP SLG AVG OPS ISOP Best Season (1995) 143 546 121 173 52 1 50 126 377 73 80 5 2 71% .401 .690 .317 1.091 .374 Career 913 3441 592 1014 223 16 242 751 1995 396 622 61 25 71% .369 .580 .295 .949 .285 Post Season Career 18 61 10 14 2 0 6 14 34 17 15 1 1 50% .405 .557 .230 .962 .328   Albert Belle taught the Indians what power was. Before him, the team never had a true power hitter. There were players with average power who played a long career, like Earl Averill and those who had slightly more power, but had shorter careers like Hal Trosky, Larry Doby and Andre Thornton, but none co...
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