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Today in Tribe History: August 6, 2002

2002 – Future Indians slugger Travis Hafner makes his Major League debut with the Texas Rangers in a pinch-hitting opportunity in the ninth inning against the Detroit Tigers. Hafner entered with two outs in the ninth against knuckleballer Steve Sparks, who was one out away from a complete game. Down six runs, Rangers manager Jerry Narron inserted Hafner in the lineup for second...
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Top AAA Hitters

View image | Jesus Montero is the definition of bust.  He was the New York Yankees #1 prospect in 2009, 2010 and 2011 according to Baseball America, and a top 10 prospect in all of baseball.  In 2010, he hit 34 doubles and 21 homers at AAA Scranton.  This is what people used to say about him: Signed for a $1.6 million bonus by the Yankees, scouts have...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: June 3, 1977

1977 – Designated hitter/first baseman Travis Hafner is born in Jamestown, North Dakota. The future Indians slugger entered professional baseball after being selected in the 31st round of the 1996 amateur draft by the Texas Rangers. He signed with the club two days short of one full year later. He quickly showcased strong power in the minors, hitting 16 homers in his first full...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Indians alumni named special assistants

Travis Hafner and John McDonald are back with the Indians as they will serve as Special Assistants to Player Development and Scouting. Hafner was with the club for 10 years and is eighth on the franchise's home run list with 200. There had been some speculation during the winter meetings that Hafner was in line for one of the roving minor league hitting instructor openings. Indians...
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February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Nick Swisher doing a Hafner impression and the Foo Fighters on TV… While We’re Waiting

As you all are reading this, I’m likely in the middle of driving to Indianapolis for the weekend. Just so you know I’m not typing and driving. More on Indianapolis later in this post. For now, let’s get started, shall we? Nick Swisher is the Travis Hafner sequel nobody wanted I might feel sorry for Nick Swisher if I wasn’t too busy feeling sorry for my fellow Tribe fans....
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August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

All-Time Indians: Travis Hafner

Name: Travis Lee Hafner     Position: DH     Nick Name: Pronk           Number: 48       Tribe Time: 2003-2012     ...
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March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Travis Hafner wants to continue MLB career

Travis Hafner recently joined the Notre Dame College of Ohio baseball staff as a volunteer but that does not mean that the former big leaguer is ready to retire. “I’m working out every day, getting ready for the upcoming season,” Hafner told the Cleveland Plain Dealer. “The body and swing feel good.” Hafner, 36, appeared in 82 games for the New York Yankees in 2013 hitting...
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame College adds Travis Hafner to baseball staff

Former Cleveland Indians slugger Travis Hafner will be joining the Notre Dame College baseball staff this coming season. Hafner, 36, had been rumored to take the assistant coaching position under head coach Len Barker if he was unable to find an MLB job for the 2014 season. His wife, Amy, is a cheerleading coach at Notre Dame College. On Wednesday, the school confirmed the move in...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Travis Hafner joins Notre Dame College coaching staff

Former Indians slugger Travis Hafner has joined the Notre Dame College baseball staff, according to the NDC website: "Travis Hafner will join the NDC coaching staff, Head Coach Len Barker announced Wednesday. While he will focus on working with NDC hitters, he will help out in all areas." Hafner played 12 seasons in the big leagues with three different teams. He began his major league...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 Yankee Scrap Heap Signings of 2013

1. Lyle Overbay2. Travis Hafner3. Mark Reynolds4. David Huff5. Alberto Gonzalez6. Brennan Bosch7. Chris Bootcheck8. Chris Nelson9. Kevin Youkilis10. Travis Ishikawa 
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

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