CLEVELAND -- There are certainly many ways to remember the Indians era of greatness in the 1990s, but Carlos Baerga put a new spin on things this weekend.
As Baerga reminisced, the memory of pregame before the 1995 Division Series opener against Boston in Progressive Field came to mind. The Indians walked on the field, saw Boston starter Roger Clemens and let him know their feelings.
We were so cocky. Baerga said. Before the game we started yelling at (Clemens), Were gonna kill you. Albert Belle was like this.
Baerga gave the famous pose where Belle pointed to his flexed biceps, then said Belle yelled to Clemens: Were gonna kill you today. You better be ready.
He looked to us and said, Wow, Baerga said. I know that he realized, this team, they dont mess around. Theyre young but theyre crazy.
Keep in mind that was the Indians first playoff game in 41 years and Clemens was one of the ALs best pitchers.
That was the Indians of the 90s. Young but crazy. Good and they knew it. Never ou...