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Today in Tribe History: February 2, 2011

Three former Cleveland Indians players – Roberto Alomar, Carlos Baerga, and Candy Maldonado – are elected as part of the Caribbean Baseball Hall of Fame class of 2011. The Caribbean Baseball Hall of Fame, established in 1996, honors players from the Caribbean, especially those who have played in the Caribbean Series. Puerto Rico, as the host country in 2011, was the recipient...
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Miracle on Ontario Street (1995): Tribe Comes Back on Memorial Day

When the 1994 major league season ended abruptly because of a players’ strike, the White Sox were atop the new American League Central Division, with the Indians just a game back and leading in the new AL wild card. The two teams were expected to continue to contend when the 1995 season picked up, but by the time the Pale Hose made their first visit to Jacobs Field on Memorial...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: December 6, 1989

The Cleveland Indians, fresh off of a disappointing sixth place 73-89 finish, trade their best offensive weapon, Joe Carter, to the San Diego Padres for Sandy Alomar, Carlos Baerga, and Chris James. Carter is entering the final year of his contract and appeared willing to depart the club for free agency. He played in all 162 games of the season, but hit for his lowest average (.243...
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December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: November 4, 1968

Cleveland Indians fan favorite infielder Carlos Baerga is born. Baerga was signed by the San Diego Padres in 1985 and remained with the club in the minors until he was dealt in 1989 with Sandy Alomar and Chris James to the Indians for outfielder Joe Carter. He made his debut as a utility infielder for the team in 1990 as a 21-year-old, hitting .260. By 1992, he was named to the first...
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November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: October 26, 1995

Despite a legitimate scare in the ninth, the Cleveland Indians hold on to defeat the Atlanta Braves, 5-4, in Game 5 of the World Series to delay their season’s end by one more game. It was the final game to be played at Jacobs Field this season. A total of 43,595 were in attendance in the two hour and 33 minute contest. The Braves now have a 3-2 edge in the best of seven series...
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: October 24, 1995

Designated hitter Eddie Murray walks the Indians off a winner in the bottom of the eleventh inning as Cleveland defeats the Atlanta Braves, 7-6, to win their first World Series game since 1948. Down two games to none in their first World Series appearance since 1954, the Indians hosted their first championship game at their two-year-old new home, Jacobs Field, and gave the fans a...
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October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: October 14, 1995

The Cleveland Indians use six runs over the first three innings pace to roll to a 7-0 win over the Seattle Mariners in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series. The win tied the series at two wins each as the teams trade off wins. The dangerous Tribe lineup was powered at the top today, as Kenny Lofton started the bottom of the first with a single. Prior to an Omar Vizquel...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: October 10, 1995

The American League Championship Series is under way at the Kingdome in Seattle as the Mariners host the Cleveland Indians, hot off of an ALDS series sweep of the Boston Red Sox. Their winning ways run out as they drop a 3-2 decision to the M’s for their first playoff loss since 1954. Dennis Martinez allows three runs over six and one-third innings for the loss. The Tribe are bested...
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October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Memories of The Greatest Summer Ever

I’ll never forget the summer of 1995. I was 13 years old, just about to enter the eighth grade and in love with the Cleveland Indians.  But I wasn’t just some fair-weather fan.  In my mind, I had dealt with the hardships of the bad years, having lived through the late 80’s and early 90’s teams that lost almost all of the time.  I couldn’t stand that it was suddenly sopopular...
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October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: September 30, 1995

Albert Belle becomes the first Indians’ player to hit 50 home runs in a season as his solo blast in the sixth tied the game prior to a Cleveland 3-2 walk-off win over the Kansas City Royals. Belle entered the game already with 101 extra base hits on the season. With 52 doubles, one triple, and 49 homers, the Tribe slugger had already established a new team record for homers and...
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September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

The Greatest Summer Ever: Manny Ramirez

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 looks back at player #3 Manny Ramirez. One...
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September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Almonte Could Be Cleveland’s Latest Gem Stolen From Padres

When it comes to trades with the San Diego Padres, the Cleveland Indians have made out pretty well. Before the 1990 season, the Tribe shipped off All-Star outfielder Joe Carter to the Padres for a package that included Sandy Alomar, Jr. and Carlos Baerga. Alomar and Baerga went on to become a couple of the cornerstones of the great 1990s Indians teams. Meanwhile, Carter was not long...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

1995 Game Recap: Finally! Indians Clinch First AL Central Division Title!—Indians 3, Orioles 2

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 looks back September 8, 1995. At long last...
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September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: September 8, 1995

1995 – With a 3-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles, the Cleveland Indians clinch the American League Central Division crown. With the season shortened at the front-end of the schedule, it was the 123rd game of the season, the fastest that any team has won a title in Major League history. The Indians improve to 86-37 with the win. Cleveland got all of the runs they needed in the third...
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September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

The Greatest Summer Ever: Carlos Baerga

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 looks back at player #5 Carlos Baerga. By...
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September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: September 2, 1990

1990 – Cleveland Stadium plays host to a no-hitter as Toronto’s Dave Stieb finally stakes his claim to history with a 3-0 over the Indians. Stieb had lost three different no-hitters with two outs in the ninth inning before he was able to get the elusive 27th out against Cleveland on this date. He allowed four walks and struck out nine, including the side twice, in earning his...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

The Greatest Summer Ever: Dennis Martinez

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 looks back at player #6 Dennis Martinez. In...
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August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

1995 Game Recap: Tribe Comes Back on Record-Setting Day for Mesa—Indians 8, Brewers 5

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 looks back August 20, 1995. Voltaire, the...
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August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

The Greatest Summer Ever: Catching Up With Carlos Baerga

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 second baseman Carlos...
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August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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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August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

The Greatest Summer Ever: Bullpen Power

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 looks back at the awesome power of the ...
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August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: July 29, 1996

1996 – The Cleveland Indians send fan favorite Carlos Baerga and infielder Alvaro Espinoza to the New York Mets in exchange for infielders Jeff Kent and Jose Vizcaino. Baerga, a big part of the Indians’ resurgence in the standings and with their fans, had let off the field things affect his play on it. Most notably, he had shown up to Spring Training at 226 pounds and had spent...
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July 29, 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...
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July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: July 18, 1995

1995 – Do you believe in magic? The magic was back again at Jacobs Field for the second time in three games, as Albert Belle’s grand slam off of All-Star reliever Lee Smith in the bottom of the ninth sends the Indians home with a 7-5 walk-off victory over the California Angels. The Indians did all their prior scoring in the fifth, tying the game at three when three straight...
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July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

1995 Game Recap: WOW! Ramirez Blasts Eck as Tribe Sweeps—Indians 5, Athletics 4

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 looks back July 16, 1995. Wow. That was the...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss
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