SANDY ALOMAR RUMORS & GOSSIP

Alomar Lives Up to Hype with Rookie of the Year Award, Becomes Tribe Mainstay

He was the scion of a baseball family. But being stuck behind another Rookie of the Year made him expendable. So Sandy Alomar Jr. left San Diego for Cleveland. The trade jump-started the Indians’ dynasty of the 1990s, and Alomar bore early fruit, becoming the Indians’ first Rookie of the Year since Joe Charboneau a decade earlier. But unlike Super Joe, who flamed out quickly...
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November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball's Band of Brothers

Baseball has more family ties than any other professional sport and has always been centered around the family dynamic. Whether you attended your first ball game with your father, or played catch in the backyard with your brothers, America's favorite pastime has remained a deep-rooted family affair.  Since the beginning of the league, hundreds of sets of siblings have continued...
Via The Sports Quotient
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

The Greatest Summer Ever: Catching Up With Sandy Alomar

Throughout the 2015 season, Did the Tribe Win Last Night will take a look back at the 1995 Cleveland Indians for the 20th anniversary of their fourth pennant winning season. Included will be historic game recaps, headlining stories and a ranking of the team’s most influential players that truly made 1995 The Greatest Summer Ever. Today we catch up with former catcher Sandy Alomar...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Was Sandy Alomar Jr. overrated or underrated? Depends on who you ask.

Every fan base has a special few players who are held in higher regard than their overall career statistical output might indicate. The shift to harsh quantitative analysis has led to many of these players being “outed” to disprove the former qualitative thoughts of value. Of course, what often is dismissed in these debates is that the qualitative components do have actual...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: July 6, 1997

1997 – Indians catcher Sandy Alomar Jr. extends his hitting streak to 30 games with a second inning single as Cleveland will defeat the Kansas City Royals, 8-7, in front of a packed house at Jacobs Field. Alomar wasted no time in extending his streak with a single to third off of Royals starter Tim Belcher in his first at bat of the ball game. He will go hitless over his final...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Catching Up With Sandy Alomar

Some baseball players have a special connection with a city because of their outstanding talent. Some players have a special connection because of their outstanding personalities. Former Indians catcher Sandy Alomar had both. Still a fan favorite 15 years after he played for the Cleveland Indians, Alomar currently serves on the Major League coaching staff as the Indians continue...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

The Hall of Fame Case for Sandy Alomar Jr.

With the latest crop of Major League Hall of Famers set to be announced later in the day, this will be the last in a series of four making the cases for some Indians greats to be included. All of these players have already missed out on the voting process, but could be considered in the future on the veteran’s ballot, although they are now considered long shots. Today’s version...
Via Burning River Baseball
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Alomar a finalist for Arizona job

Indians first base coach Sandy Alomar Jr. is reportedly one of the four finalists for the Arizona managers job. USA Today's Bob Nightengale reports that Alomar, Oakland bench coach Chip Hale, Diamondbacks Triple-A manager Phil Nevin and Jim Tracy, who has managerial experience in the majors, are the other candidates. The Diamondbacks are believed to want to make a decision next week...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Alomar among Arizona managerial candidates

The Arizona Diamondbacks confirmed on Wednesday that Sandy Alomar Jr. is one of at least seven candidates for their managerial opening. Alomar has been on the Indians staff the past five years, serving as first-base coach for three (2010-11, '14) and bench coach for two (2012-13). He was also the interim manager after Manny Acta was fired in 2012, going 3-3 in the final six games...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Tribe to celebrate 20th anniversary of then-Jacobs Field at home opener

Mike Hargrove will throw out the first pitch to Sandy Alomar Jr. as part of next Friday's festivities for the Indians home opener at Progressive Field against the Minnesota Twins. The Tribe's 21st home opener at the corner of Ontario and Carnegie will take place 20 years to the day of the first regular-season game at the ballpark, which was known then as Jacobs Field. Hargrove was...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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