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Today In Tribe History: September 8, 1995

The Cleveland Indians clinch the American league Central Division title in a 3-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles. It was just Cleveland’s 123rd game of the season, giving the Indians the record for the fastest team to clinch a division. The victory gave the Tribe an 86-37 record and pushed their lead over second place Kansas City to 23 ½ games. Orel Hershiser earned his 13th win...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

The Greatest Summer Ever: Jose Mesa

For the next 26 days, DTTWLN  will profile and break down the roster of arguably the most exciting sports team that Cleveland has ever seen; the 1995 Cleveland Indians. The ’95 Tribe won 100 games in a strike-shortened 144 game schedule, won their first Central Division title and made the playoffs and World Series for the first time since 1954.  Six players made the American...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

The Phillies Nation Top 100: #100-96

Welcome to the Phillies Nation Top 100. Our mission is to assess the Top 100 Phillies players of all time using impact to the Phillies, individual achievement, team achievement, traditional stats, and analytics as our criteria. The list was compiled by Ian Riccaboni and Pat Gallen with input from the rest of the Phillies Nation staff. Each week day, we will reveal five Phillies...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

All-Time Indians: Eric Plunk

Name: Eric Vaughn Plunk Position: Relief Pitcher Tribe Time: 1992-1998 Number: 38   DOB: 09/03/1963 Stats W L W% ERA G SV IP H ER HR BB ...
Via Burning River Baseball
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Cleveland Sports Life Boat – Indians Closers

I am a huge fan of the Ron and Fez show on Sirius XM Satellite radio. They do a bit on the radio called life boat, and I’m borrowing it for Cleveland sports. Here’s how it works. There are four people and only three seats remaining on the life boat. You must work your way through the list of candidates and, unfortunately, someone is designated to try their hand at long-distance...
Via Waiting For Next Year
February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Cooperstown Choices: Jose Mesa

With the Hall Of Fame election announcement coming on January 9, 2013, it is time to review the ballot, go over the names, and decide who belongs in the Hall Of Fame. There are twenty four men on the ballot for the first time this year and we will take a look at each one individually prior to official announcements. You can find all of the profiles in the I-70 Baseball Exclusives...
Via i70baseball
January 08, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB News: Lofton, Alomar Jr, Mesa and Franco make 2013 HOF ballot

In what is another sign of the Indians’ heyday of the mid-90s being a distant memory, several members of the teams to make it to the 1995 and 1997 World Series have been named to the latest release of the MLB Hall of Fame ballot. Kenny Lofton, Sandy Alomar Jr., Julio Franco and Jose Mesa appear on Hall of Fame ballot for the first time. #indianselite. — paul hoynes (@hoynsie...
Via Waiting For Next Year
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Curt Schilling, Jose Mesa Among Seven Former Phillies Are On the Hall of Fame Ballot

Photo Courtesy Wikipedia Commons The 2013 BBWAA Hall of Fame ballot is out, and there are several Phillies on the ballot.  Try not to laugh.  They are: Jeff Conine Julio Franco Roberto Hernandez Kenny Lofton Jose Mesa Dale Murphy Curt Schilling Who will get votes?  I'm sure Kenny Lofton will get some, Curt Schilling will get some, and Dale Murphy will fall short...
Via Philliedelphia
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Top 10 Indians Closers

As you may have noticed if you read the site regularly, I like to make lists. As a separate part of the All-Time Indians section of the site I will be adding position by position rankings of the top ten Indians of all time. Rather than writing individual bios for each player on this page, each name will be linked to the bio I have already written for them, assuming they have one...
Via Burning River Baseball
September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

John Kasich remembers Jose Mesa’s World Series winning save, and the time Craig Ehlo blocked Michael Jordan’s shot …

It’s not like we’d expect just any Steelers fan to be able to refrain from repeatedly blurting alarmingly sociopathic utterances, but a guy who manages to get himself elected governor of Ohio? "We have located the DERP." From the Columbus Dispatch via Plunderbund, here’s Kasich rallying the troops, who’ve been falling behind in their efforts to keep the boot...
Via Cleveland Frowns
November 04, 2011  |  Discuss
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