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Cleveland Indians - Notable Historical Events

Hank GreenbergMay 27, 1948

Joe CarterJul 19, 1989

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Cleveland Indians - Historical Events
Date Event
1910-05-12

Phil A's Chief Bender no-hits Cleveland Indians, 4-0

1916-06-26

Cleveland Indians experiment with #s on their jerseys (one game)

1918-05-24

Cleveland Indians Stan Coveleski sets club record for most innings pitched (19)

1941-11-25

Lou Boudreau, 24, becomes Cleveland Indians player/manager

1946-06-22

Bill Veeck purchases Cleveland Indians

1946-11-01

Cleveland Indians owner Bill Veeck's right foot is amputated

1947-07-03

Cleveland Indians purchase Larry Dolby, the 1st black in AL

1947-07-05

Larry Doby signs with Cleveland Indians-1st black player in AL

1948-05-27

Hank Greenberg buys an interest in the Cleveland Indians

1948-07-07

Cleveland Indians sign Leroy "Satchel" Paige

1948-08-05

Cleveland Indians set club record for most double plays in a game (6)

1948-08-12

Cleveland Indians get 29 hits in a 9 inning game

1951-08-19

Bill Veeck (Cleveland Indians) sends Eddie Gaedel, a 3'7" little person, to pinch-hit

1951-08-25

Cleveland Indians win 16th straight home game

1954-09-18

Cleveland Indians clinch AL pennant, beat Tigers (3-2)

1960-04-17

Cleveland Indians trade Rocky Colavito to Tigers for Harvey Kuenn

1977-04-10

Cleveland Indians set club record for longest, 9 inn game (3:17)

1977-09-05

Cleveland Indians stage 1st "I hate the Yankee Hanky Night"

1989-07-19

Cleveland Indians Joe Carter has his 4th 3 HR game

1991-09-18

John Hart becomes general manager of Cleveland Indians

1992-08-07

Cleveland Indians turn a triple play

1995-05-09

Cleveland Indians tie record of scoring 8 runs before making an out, they beat Twins 10-0

1995-09-08

Cleveland Indians clinch 1st AL Central Division title

1995-09-11

Ohio's Governor Voinovich proclaims "Cleveland Indians Day"

1995-10-28

Atlanta Braves beat Cleveland Indians in 6 games in World Series

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Cleveland Indians - Birthdays
Date Event
1918-10-30

Robert Feller, Van Meter Iowa, MLB pitcher (Cleveland Indians, led AL in strikeouts 7 times)

1920-09-22

Bob Lemon, San Bernardino, California, American MLB pitcher (Cleveland Indians)/manager (NY Yankees, 1978)

1925-06-16

Richard Jacobs, philanthropist/sports owner (Cleveland Indians)

1931-04-24

Lou DiMuro, Cleveland Indians vs. Oakland Athletics

1933-06-07

Herb Score, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)

1940-07-03

Cesar Tovar, Cleveland Indians vs. Oakland Athletics

1942-06-01

Ken McMullen, Cleveland Indians vs. Oakland Athletics

1942-11-19

Larry Haney, Cleveland Indians vs. Oakland Athletics

1943-10-07

Jose Cardenal, Cleveland Indians vs. Tampa Bay Devil Rays

1951-01-23

Charlie Spikes, Cleveland Indians vs. Oakland Athletics

1957-06-04

Tony Pena, Monte Cristi Dom Rep, catcher (Cleveland Indians)

1958-09-16

Orel Hershiser, pitcher (LA Dodgers, Cleveland Indians)

1959-10-16

Kevin McReynolds, Kansas City Royals vs. Cleveland Indians

1959-10-24

Junior Ortiz, Kansas City Royals vs. Cleveland Indians

1960-11-21

Mark Eichhorn, Cleveland indians vs. California Angels

1960-12-10

Paul Assenmacher, Detroit MI, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)

1960-12-10

Paul Assenmacher, Cleveland Indians vs. Seattle Mariners

1961-08-23

Julio Franco, Sp de Macrois Dom Rep, infielder (Cleveland Indians)

1963-03-01

Tony Castillo, Chicago White Sox vs. Cleveland Indians

1963-03-01

Rich Rodriguez, Cleveland Indians vs. Anaheim Angels

1963-05-14

Pat Borders, New York Yankees vs. Cleveland Indians

1963-08-08

Ron Karkovice, Cleveland Indians vs. Chicago White Sox

1964-10-07

Rich DeLucia, Cleveland Indians vs. Texas Rangers

1965-02-10

Lenny Webster, Baltimore Orioles vs. Cleveland Indians

1965-02-12

Ruben Amaro, US baseball outfielder (Cleveland Indians)

1966-01-21

Chris Hammond, Cleveland Indians vs. Oakland Athletics

1966-02-20

Derek Lilliquist, US baseball pitcher (Cleveland Indians, Atl Braves)

1966-02-27

Pete Smith, Baltimore Orioles vs. Cleveland Indians

1966-04-28

Jim Poole, Rochester NY, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)

1966-05-22

Jose Mesa, Azua Dom Rep, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)

1966-06-18

Sandy Alomar, Salinas Puerto Rico, catcher (Cleveland Indians)

1966-11-25

Mark Whiten, New York Yankees vs. Cleveland Indians

1967-05-05

Charles Nagy, Fairfield CT, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)

1967-05-31

Kenny Lofton, E Chicago Indiana, outfielder (Cleveland Indians)

1968-11-04

Carlos Baerga, Puerto Rico, infielder (Cleveland Indians)

1969-01-21

Rusty Greer, Cleveland Indians vs. Texas Rangers

1969-04-15

Jeromy Burnitz, Westminster CA, outfielder (Cleveland Indians)

1969-07-14

Jose Hernandez, Minnesota Twins vs. Cleveland Indians

1969-11-27

Tim Laker, Cleveland Indians vs. Texas Rangers

1970-01-23

Alan Embree, Vancouver WA, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)

1970-05-23

Ricky Gutierrez, Cleveland Indians vs. Anaheim Angels

1970-08-27

Jim Thome, Peoria IL, infielder (Cleveland Indians)

1970-09-16

Paul Shuey, Lima OH, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)

1970-11-09

Chad Ogea, Lake Charles LA, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)

1972-05-30

Manny Ramirez, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, outfielder (Cleveland Indians)

1972-9-23

Pep Harris, Cleveland Indians vs. Anaheim Angels

1973-04-20

Todd Hollandsworth, Cleveland Indians vs. Chicago White Sox

1973-05-22

Julian Tavarez, Santiago Dom Rep, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)

1976-05-04

Jason Michaels, Cleveland Indians vs. Detroit Tigers

1976-12-20

Aubrey Huff, Cleveland Indians vs. San Francisco Giants

1977-02-05

Adam Everett, Cleveland Indians vs. San Francisco Giants

1977-08-17

Mike Maroth, Cleveland Indians vs. Detroit Tigers

1978-03-30

Josh Bard, Minnesota Twins vs. Cleveland Indians

1979-9-29

Shelley Duncan, Cleveland Indians vs. San Francisco Giants

Cleveland Indians - Deaths
Date Event
1982-06-07

Lou DiMuro, Cleveland Indians vs. Oakland Athletics

1991-12-12

Ken Keltner, US baseball player (Cleveland Indians), dies at 75

1993-11-04

Cliff Young, pitcher (Cleveland Indians), dies in car accident at 29

1994-07-14

Cesar Tovar, Cleveland Indians vs. Oakland Athletics

2000-01-11

Bob Lemon, American baseball player (Cleveland Indians), dies at 79

2017-08-24

Former Texas Rangers, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers GM Joe Klein dies at age 75


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