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Today in Tribe History: August 26, 1940

1940 – Cleveland tops Washington, 4-3, as Bob Feller’s relief work ends the rally of the Senators and keeps Ossie Vitt’s Indians in first place by three games over the Detroit Tigers. Hal Trosky gave the Indians a 2-0 lead with his 23rd homer of the year in the first. He singled home a run in the third to make it 3-0. Mel Harder, the Indians starter of the day, allowed a run...
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Today in Tribe History: August 24, 1945

1945 – Bob Feller makes his first Major League appearance since 1941 and, by the results, it looked as though he never left as the 26-year-old allows just two runs on four hits with 12 strikeouts in a complete game victory over the Detroit Tigers. “Rapid Robert” had not pitched in a Major League game since winning his 25th game of the 1941 season on September 26th. He missed...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Retiring Numbers a Rare Task for Tribe

With the Cleveland Indians in town this weekend, the New York Yankees are eliminating two more numbers from the already long list of digits never to be worn again by the storied Major League franchise. Saturday, the Yankees retired the number 20 worn by longtime catcher Jorge Posada in a ceremony prior to the game, a 6-2 win by the hometown team. On Sunday, left-handed pitcher Andy...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tribe Report: Larry Doby Statue to debut Friday, August 21st, at 5:30p on SportsTime Ohio

Larry Doby joined Cleveland Indians greats Bob Feller and Jim Thome as the only players honored with a statue at Progressive Field on July 25th. Re-live the Indians' special ceremony and statue unveiling of the seven time All-Star on Friday, August 21st at 5:30p. Doby was the first African American to play in the American League and the second to become a Major League Baseball manager...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: August 12, 1940

1940 – Bob Feller is baseball’s first 20-game winner of the year as he outduels Detroit’s Hal Newhouser in an 8-5 win at League Park. The win pushes Ossie Vitt’s Indians one game in front of the Tigers in the American League pennant chase. The battle of young pitchers goes the way of the 21-year-old Feller, who is a 20-game winner for the second consecutive season. The 19...
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Today in Tribe History: August 8, 1992

1992 – Powered by a one-hit shutout from Charles Nagy, the Cleveland Indians knock off the Baltimore Orioles, 6-0, at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Nagy earned his 12th win of the year with his second consecutive complete game for the Tribe. He struck out seven and walked a pair on the day, giving up one lone single with one out in the bottom of the seventh to Glenn Davis. The Indians...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Robinson, Feller Shared Complicated, Connected Bond

Though they came from wildly different backgrounds – and never faced each other in a game that counted – Bob Feller and Jackie Robinson were inextricably linked by the brotherhood of baseball. Before he broke the color line, Robinson played in barnstorming tours that included Rapid Robert. Both had very well-defined opinions – and weren’t shy about sharing them. And both...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce named a finalist for Feller Act of Valor award

Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jay Bruce was named a finalist for the 2015 Bob Feller Act of Valor Award. It is the second time Bruce has been nominated for the award.  The award honors a current MLB player who who possess the values, integrity and dedication to serving their country that Bob Feller himself displayed. Feller was one of the first athletes to enlist in the army after...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Indians' Bauer nominated for Act of Valor Award

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Trevor Bauer was named a finalist for the 2015 Bob Feller Act of Valor Award. The award honors a current MLB player who who possess the values, integrity and dedication to serving their country that Bob Feller himself displayed.  Feller was one of the first athletes to enlist in the army after the attack on Pearl Harbor on 1941.  Bauer teamed...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Trevor Bauer nominated for Bob Feller Act of Valor Award

Editor’s Note: Much like the Cleveland Indians season, we are experiencing some issues today at WFNY. We are aware that there are some image loading problems and are working dutifully to correct these technical issues. Thank you for your patience. It’s not a Cy Young, but Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer has been nominated for another award named after an all-time great...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Righting a Wrong and Honoring a Legend in Doby

In a season full of so many things gone wrong for the Cleveland Indians, Saturday afternoon marked a moment that they absolutely got right, albeit many, many years too late. A new statue of Larry Doby joined those of Bob Feller and Jim Thome in welcoming baseball fans into the Tribe’s home in downtown Cleveland. For some, the decision corrects a massive oversight made when the...
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July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Larry Doby to Finally Receive Statue at Progressive Field Saturday Night

Tonight, Progressive Field gets what it has been long missing – a statue and commemoration to one of the team’s most noteworthy players, and an American League pioneer. Larry Doby will join the figures of Bob Feller and Jim Thome at the ballpark, greeting fans as they enter for the game. That Doby has not yet been rewarded with a statue has been a travesty for many fans, as the...
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July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Indians to unveil Larry Doby statue amidst weekend festivities

The Cleveland Indians have been scuffling on the field as their chances at the postseason seem to decrease at nearly a direct proportional rate of the increase in trade rumors each day. However, the Indians continue to show some great customer service by jam-packing the weekend with festivities including the long-awaited unveiling of the Larry Doby statue. Friday, July 24 5-7pm...
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July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Hour-long Indians Live pregame show this Sat. to include Doby statue ceremony

SportsTime Ohio to showcase Larry Doby statue unveiling ceremony during special hour-long Indians Live pre-game show this Saturday, July 25th at 6:00pm. This Saturday, July 25th, Larry Doby will join Cleveland Indians greats Bob Feller and Jim Thome as the only players honored with a statue at Progressive Field. The Tribe will unveil the statue of the seven time All-Star during a...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: July 23, 1962

1962 – The National Baseball Hall of Fame welcomes in four new members, including two with direct ties to the Cleveland Indians organization. Legendary pitcher Bob Feller and infielder Jackie Robinson, voted in by the Baseball Writers Association of America, are joined by manager Bill McKechnie and outfielder Edd Roush via Veteran’s Committee selection. Feller’s legacy as an...
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July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: July 19, 1974

1974 – Cleveland’s Dick Bosman throws a no-hitter and comes just one error, his own, short of a perfect game as the Indians knock off the Oakland A’s, 4-0. Bosman struck out four and allowed just one base runner in throwing the first no-hitter for the Indians since Sonny Siebert tossed his on June 10th, 1966. He was sailing along, aided by a two-run home run from Joe Lis in...
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July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

On the Tribe’s “Jack and Larry,” with an Author Interview

Recently, Major League Baseball invited fans to complete online ballots to determine each team’s “Franchise Four.” The results were revealed during the 2015 MLB All-Star festivities, with the Tribe represented by Jim Thome, Omar Vizquel, Bob Feller, and Tris Speaker. The topic is no stranger to barrooms and sports talk radio. Commonly, the “Franchise Four” is referred...
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July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Feller, Speaker, Thome, and Vizquel earn Indians Franchise Four honors

Major League Baseball's Franchise Four from each franchis were unveiled prior to the All-Star Game on Tuesday night, and the Cleveland Indians picks contained little surprises. Hall of Famer's Bob Feller and Tris Speaker, joined Indians' greats Jim Thome and Omar Vizquel as the team's Franchise Four. Feller compiled a record of 266-162 during his major league career spending all...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

New Jersey’s Major League Teams

New Jersey, sandwiched between New York City and Philadelphia, divides its baseball loyalties, typically, with the top half of the state rooting for the former’s teams and the bottom half for the latter’s. Briefly, on two occasions, the Garden State had a major league baseball team of its own. In 1873, the Elizabeth Resolutes played in the National Association of Professional...
Via The Sports Post
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: July 1, 1951

1951 – Bob Feller ends the Cleveland Indians’ no-hitter drought at three years and one day as he tosses his third and final no-no of his career in a 2-1 win over the Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Stadium in game one of a Sunday doubleheader. The win for Feller was his eleventh of the season and lowered his ERA to 2.75 on the year. He allowed just one unearned run in the fourth...
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Corey Kluber pitched the greatest eight-inning game in MLB history

Corey Kluber may have been searching for his first win of the season, but the reigning Cy Young winner certainly made his first one count. In striking out 18 batters in just eight innings of work. Kluber managed to not only tie Bob Feller’s longstanding record, but he lofted his name into the mix with some of the best to ever play the game. According to NumberFire, Kluber’s one...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: May 2, 1947

1947 – Bob Feller continues a strong start to his season as he throws his second one-hitter in the span of eleven days as he shuts out the Boston Red Sox, 2-0, at Cleveland Stadium. Feller struck out ten and walked six batters in the one-hit effort, improving his record to 3-1 while dropping his ERA to a miniscule 0.26. He took a loss on Opening Day when he allowed two runs, one...
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: May 1, 1955

1955 – Hosting a doubleheader at Cleveland Stadium, the Indians pull off the daily double win over the Boston Red Sox as Bob Feller and Herb Score allow a combined five hits in 18 innings on the mound to push Cleveland to 11-6 on the season. Feller throws his final one-hitter of his career as just four runners reach base in a 2-0 win. After seven straight fly outs to start the...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: April 30, 1946

1946 – Bob Feller adds a second no-hitter to his long list of accomplishments already in his career as he blanks the Yankees in New York, 1-0. The Yankees seemed to have runners on base throughout the game, but Feller kept them from scoring. Solo walks in each of the first four innings and again in the sixth created opportunities that the Bronx Bombers were unable to cash in on...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: April 23, 1952

1952 – Bob Feller allows just one hit, but is nailed with the loss as the Cleveland Indians fall 1-0 to the St. Louis Browns. The game was unique as a whole as both teams were limited to just one hit each in the contest. Feller allowed a leadoff triple to Bobby Young to start the game and he scored in the next at bat on an error by the third baseman. He retired 17 straight batters...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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