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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 appears 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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Tribe Dynasty Began with Joe Carter Deal

It could be argued that the Indians dynasty of the 1990s actually began Dec. 6, 1989. That day, the Indians finalized a deal with the San Diego Padres, dealing them Joe Carter for Sandy Alomar Jr., Carlos Baerga and Chris James. Carter was the Tribe’s marquee slugger for the 1980s, hitting 151 dingers for the Tribe from 1984-1989. But he was a free agent after the 1990 season,...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Road Trip: Béisbol in Ventura

Any excuse to ride the train is a good excuse. Last Saturday we took the Pacific Surfliner four hours north up the coast to check out the Museum of Ventura County‘s Béisbol: From the Barrios to the Big Leagues exhibit, which runs through November 30. Admission to the museum is $5 for adults 18 years and older; $3 for seniors, students, and AAA members; and $1 for children aged...
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November 14, 2014  |  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, 2014  |  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. The Indians take a 2-1 lead in the first on an RBI-triple from Omar Vizquel and an RBI-groundout from Carlos Baerga off of Atlanta’s John Smoltz. They pad the lead in the third on back-to...
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October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Today In Tribe History: October 17, 1995

The Cleveland Indians win their third straight game over the Seattle Mariners to punch their ticket to their first World Series since 1954. Dennis Martinez and two relievers combine on a four-hit shutout in a 4-0 win in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series. The Indians and Mariners are scoreless until the fifth inning, when Kenny Lofton delivers a run-scoring single...
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October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Today In Tribe History: September 30, 1988

Future Indians star Sandy Alomar Jr. makes his Major League debut with the San Diego Padres. He pinch-hits for Jerald Clark in the ninth inning and strikes out against Houston’s Brian Meyer. He will not play in the Majors again until September 10th, 1989. He enters the game as a defensive replacement for Benito Santiago and gets his first hit, a two-run double, in the ninth. He...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Eighteen Crazy Nights—Looking back at the 1997 Cleveland Indians

During the month of October DTTWLN will take a look back at the 1997 Cleveland Indians season—specifically the 18 thrilling games of the postseason as the Indians made an improbable run to game seven of the World Series. PART ONE:  LOWERED EXPECTATIONS By Steve Eby Heading into the 1997 baseball season, expectations for the Cleveland Indians were as low as they had been in years...
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September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

The Greatest Summer Ever: Sandy Alomar, Jr.

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 League All-Star team, eight players batted .300 or better, and the pitching staff had the lowest ERA in the American League.  The players have been ranked from the most...
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September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

The Power from Peoria Earns Tremendous Tribe Honor

Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images North America/http://www.zimbio.com/ Written by: Curt Ashcraft (@cashcraft740) Edited by: Matt Shock (@shockwave_music) Follow us on Twitter! @OS_Report Like Us on Facebook! Growing up during the time that I did, I had the honor of watching the Cleveland Indians during their hay day. From the early 1990’s to the mid 2000’s, the Cleveland Indians...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: July 29, 1996

The Indians trade infielders Carlos Baerga and  Alvaro Espinoza to the Mets in exchange for Jeff Kent and Jose Vizcaino. Baerga, a former All-Star, is last in hitting and fielding among American League second basemen. Kent would go on to become one of the best second baseman in the Major Leagues, but not until the next season when he was traded by Cleveland to San Francisco for...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The Top 20 Moments in Jacobs Field History: Indians Clinch First Division In 41 Years

The 2014 season will mark 20 years of baseball at Progressive (ie Jacobs) Field. It’s been a relatively short history (although with the stadium building boom in the late 1990s and early 2000s, Progressive Field is the 13th oldest facility in the majors). Did the Tribe Win Last Night has compiled a list of the 20 most memorable moments in the field’s history. We’ll count...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

The Top 20 Moments in Jacobs Field History: Cleveland Wins First World Series Game in 47 Years

The 2014 season will mark 20 years of baseball at Progressive (ie Jacobs) Field. It’s been a relatively short history (although with the stadium building boom in the late 1990s and early 2000s, Progressive Field is the 13th oldest facility in the majors). Did the Tribe Win Last Night has compiled a list of the 20 most memorable moments in the field’s history. We’ll count...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

James’ Day Unequaled until Chisenhall

If most Indians fans remember Chris James, it’s as the other player who came to Cleveland with Sandy Alomar Jr. and Carlos Baerga from San Diego in the Joe Carter deal. But one afternoon at the Oakland Coliseum in 1991, James had the game of his life, setting the team record with nine runs batted in – a mark equaled last week by Lonnie Chisenhall in a rout of the Texas Rangers...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: June 17, 1993

Carlos Baerga of the Cleveland Indians hits three home runs in a 9 – 5 loss to the Detroit Tigers. Detroit hits five home runs of their own, including a pair each by Travis Fryman and Dan Gladden. Baerga, Fryman and Gladden also tie an American League record for three players with two or more home runs in a nine-inning game.
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Cole: Tribe’s Real Life Willie Mays Hayes? Reliving Yesteryear

Commonly, major league baseball teams come up with some reasons for their fans to believe—some points of interest which they hope will cause the fan base to buy tickets, however contrived they may seem. The Cleveland Indians have boasted various mantras over the years – official or otherwise. The current #TribeTown qualifies. For some reason, I recall: “Come Alive with the...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: May 25, 1991

The Cleveland Indians score two runs in the top of the ninth inning to steal a victory from the Milwaukee Brewers. Two walks and an error lead to a sacrifice fly by Jerry Browne and an RBI single by Felix Fermin to give the Tribe the lead. Carlos Baerga had a big game as well hitting a three-run homer in the sixth off of Brewers starter Chris Bosio. Doug Jones, who had already blown...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History–April 17, 1990

1990: Kurt Stillwell’s sixth-inning triple helped the Royals overcome a 2-0 deficit and led to a 4-2 win over Cleveland at Royals Stadium. The Indians took a 2-0 lead with single tallies in the first and second innings against Royals starter Rich Dotson. In the first inning, Dion James led off with a double, moved to third on a Carlos Baerga groundout, and scored on Cory Snyder’s...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

April Showers Brought Season-Long Swoon 12 Years Ago

A dozen years ago, the Indians were just starting a new era of Tribe baseball.  Long gone were Albert Belle, Carlos Baerga and Manny Ramirez, but it was just prior to the 2002 season that Cleveland said goodbye to Roberto ... Read More
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Tribe Dynasty Began with Joe Carter Deal

It could be argued that the Indians dynasty of the 1990s actually began Dec. 6, 1989. That day, the Indians finalized a deal with the San Diego Padres, dealing them Joe Carter for Sandy Alomar Jr., Carlos Baerga and Chris ... Read More
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Major League turns 25

It was twenty-five years ago today that the movie Major League opened in theaters. Much has changed since Randy Newman's song Burn On played in the opening sequence for the first time back in 1989. You could start with the team. The Indians of David Ward's movie were lovable losers, mirroring the futility of the actual team since the 1950's. Ward's Indians experienced a dramatic...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians Home Opener on SportsTime Ohio

Indians baseball returns to Cleveland with the Tribe'€™s home opener tomorrow as the Indians host the Minnesota Twins. SportsTime Ohio is thrilled to begin live coverage at noon. Here is a look at what the network has planned for the day: 12 noon-2:00pm - Special two-hour edition of All Bets Are Off with Bruce Drennan LIVE from Rally Alley Featuring interviews with Indians Manager...
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

The Greatest Summer Ever: Manny Ramirez

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...
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

The Greatest Summer Ever: Carlos Baerga

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...
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

The Greatest Summer Ever: Dennis Martinez

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...
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March 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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