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The 'Good help is easy to find' quiz

It's been a bizarre offseason if you were an MLB free agent, with many of the top available talents still looking for work. But now that we are just three weeks away from MLB Opening Day, teams are beginning to scoop up the remaining free agents, although there is still an abundance of big names out there for any bidder that wants to come along.  On Thursday, two of the more notable...
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The Case for Albert Belle’s Hall of Fame Candidacy

The 2015 Hall of Fame inductees will be announced on January 6th and will inevitably be the topic of heated debate for weeks after. This will be the first in a series of posts making the argument for a number of former Indians’ hall of fame candidacy. Albert Belle is no longer eligible to be elected into the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writer’s Association of America (“BBWAA”) and...
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December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: March 8, 2001

In a press release, the Baltimore Orioles announce Albert Belle, “has been found to be totally disabled and unable to perform as a Major League baseball player,” due to a degenerative right hip. The Orioles will place the 34-year-old outfielder on the 60-day disabled list thus beginning the process which conforms to the procedure set forth by MLB in the case of a totally disabling...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians to give out an Albert Belle bobblehead, and it is awesome

Albert Belle, an imposing and intimidating figure both at the plate and off the field, played twelve seasons in the big leagues, but the eight seasons he spent as a member of the Cleveland Indians made him a huge, yet controversial, star. In 1995, Belle belted out 50 home runs, tops in the American League. Over his major league career, Belle was a five-time all-star, won the Sliver...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Albert Belle watches Indians as guest of team

Former Indians slugger Albert Belle has returned to where he had his finest moments as a player. Belle, who hit 50 homers for Cleveland in 1995, attended Friday night's game against Minnesota at Progressive Field as a guest of the Indians. It was his first visit to the ballpark since retiring in 2000. Belle spent eight seasons with the Indians and was known for his power and an...
Via FOX Sports
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Albert Belle, the once feared slugger, has gotten fat in retirement (Pictures)

See kids, this is what happens when you get all jacked up in your prime and then stop exercising. Fortunately for Albert Belle, he retired before things really got out of hand with steroid testing. We’re not saying the former Indians slugger took anything he shouldn’t have, but it certainly can’t be ruled out given his size and the time period in which he played. As you can see...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

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