Originally posted on Burning River Baseball  |  Last updated 2/28/13
If there is one thing that defines the Cleveland Indians as a franchise over the past 110 years it is their tremendous starting pitching. By far more starting pitchers than any other position have made it into the Hall of Fame as Indians. Over the history of the franchise, the Indians have had three Cy Young award winners and Cy Young himself play for the team, but only two of those four pitchers will make this list of the top ten Indians aces. Of the top ten aces in Indians history, five are already in the Hall of Fame and one is not eligible yet. These pitchers are strike out champions, World Series winners and the pitcher who leads all Major League baseball in WHIP (and is second in ERA). While some of the positions covered in these lists are relatively new (like the closer and DH), this particular positional history spans the entire history of the franchise. This will be the last top ten list for the 2012-13 offseason, so enjoy the top ten aces in Cleveland Indians history. ...
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