The 'Koo-koo-ka-choo' quiz

It appears that the Major League Baseball Players Association has had enough of MLB teams lowballing free agents this offseason. In a strongly worded statement from MLBPA executive director Tony Clark, the owners’ commitment to fans and the “integrity of the game” came into question with a “record number of talented” stars like Yu Darvish, Jake Arrieta and J.D. Martinez remaining...
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QUIZ: Name the Hall of Fame teammates on the same MLB Roster

The following great baseball teams included at least four Hall of Famers on their roster during the given seasons. Can you name the MLB greats for each team?Clue: Team-Year(s)
August 10, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baseball: Captains Cronin and Sciortino after ACC Tournament Berth

The Boston College baseball team punched its ticket to the ACC Tournament with a doubleheader sweep of No. 22 Georgia Tech in Atlanta. Captains Joe Cronin and Nick Sciortino discussed what the wins mean for the program.
Via Boston College Athletics
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Today in Tribe History: March 18, 1957

Cleveland general manager Hank Greenberg rejects a deal offered by Boston that would have sent Indians’ 23-year-old pitcher Herb Score to the Red Sox for $1 million dollars. The deal, thought to be the largest such offer to date in Major League baseball, was refused by Greenberg, who wanted to build for the future and not sell off his best players. The southpaw Score had led the...
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March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Hall-Of-Famer And Red Sox Great Joe Cronin's Birthday

Joe Cronin (1906-1984)Today marks the 109th year since the birth of Red Sox great Joe Cronin. After starring for nine seasons with the Pirates and Senators, Cronin came to Boston in a trade that—even by 1934 standards—was a huge win for the Red Sox. Boston sent $225,000 and a guy named Lyn Lary to D.C. for a player who thrived for 11 seasons in Carmine Hose. Cronin hit .300 with...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Today In Tribe History: September 7, 1935

Cleveland beats Boston thanks to an unusual triple play. With no outs and the bases loaded in game 1, and the Indians leading, 5 – 3, in the 9th, the Indians bring in Oral Hildebrand to pitch to Joe Cronin. Cronin lines his first pitch off the side of the head of Cleveland 3B Odell Hale. The ball caroms to SS Bill Knickerbocker, who throws to 2B Roy Hughes, who throws to 1B Hal Trosky...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Harder Earned Win in Second Ever All-Star Game

The second All-Star Game, in 1934, has gone down in baseball lore as the Midsummer Classic that saw the Giants’ Carl Hubbell set down Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Jimmie Foxx, Al Simmons and Joe Cronin in the first and second innings. As impressive as that performance was, Hubbell didn’t get the win before the home fans at the Polo Grounds. In fact, the National League lost 9-7. The winning...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: March 18, 1957

In what is believed to be the largest offer for a player to date, Cleveland Indians general manager Hank Greenberg rejects a million-dollar offer for left-handed pitcher Herb Score from Boston Red Sox GM Joe Cronin. Greenberg refuses, saying that Cleveland is interested in building for the future, not in selling its premier ballplayers. Score won 20 games in 1956 and led the American...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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