History Hop Tags - Cleve

Cleve - Notable Historical Events

Babe RuthJul 11, 1914

Ted WilliamsJul 14, 1946

Erroll GarnerMar 27, 1950

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Cleve - Historical Events
Date Event
1883-06-16

1st baseball "Ladies' Day" (NY Gothams beat Cleve Spiders 5-2)

1899-10-15

Cincinnati closes season with 16-1 & 19-3 victories over Cleve Spiders

1900-03-16

Chicago, KC, Minn, Milwaukee, Indianapolis, Detroit, Cleve & Buffalo

1900-04-26

AL opener in Cleve draws 6,500

1901-04-24

1st AL game, Chic beats Cleve Blues 8-2, 3 other games rained out

1901-05-09

Cleve's Earl Moore no-hits Chicago White Sox 9 inn but loses in 10th 4-2

1902-05-24

Cleve's Bill Bradley is 1st ALer to hit a HR run in 4 consecutive games, not duplicated until Babe Ruth does it June 25, 1918

1903-05-17

Cleve Indians beat NY Highlanders 9-2 in Columbus Ohio

1903-08-08

In 11th an old black ball is put into play against Cleve, Tigers' Nap Lajoie protests ignored, he hurls ball out of park & forfeits game

1908-09-18

Cleve Indian Bob "Dusty" Rhoades no-hits Boston, 2-1

1910-04-20

Cleve Indians Addie Joss 2nd no-hitter, beats Chicago, 1-0

1910-04-21

Cleve Naps play 1st game at League Park, lose to Det Tigers 5-0

1910-04-30

Cleve Indian Addie Joss wins 2nd no-hitter beating White Sox

1910-08-30

Yank Tom Hughes pitches 9 no-hit innings but loses to Cleve 5-0 in 11

1911-07-24

Cleve's League Park hosts 1st unofficial ML All Star game (benefit game for Addie Joss' family). Cleveland Naps lose to All Stars 5-3

1912-04-20

Tiger Stadium in Detroit opens, Tigers beat Cleve Indians 6-5

1912-08-20

Wash Senator Carl Cushion no-hits Cleve Indians, 2-0 in 6 innings

1914-05-14

Chic Jim Scott no-hits Cleve, gives up 2 hits in 10th & loses 1-0

1914-05-31

Chicago White Sox Joe Benz no-hits Cleve Indians, 6-1

1914-07-11

Babe Ruth debuts as a pitcher for Boston Red Sox, he beats Cleve 4-3

1915-07-19

Wash Nationals steal record 8 bases vs Cleve Indians in the 1st inning

1915-08-20

White Sox obtain Joe Jackson from Cleve in exchange for Robert Roth, Larry Chappell, Ed Klepfer, & $31,500

1916-08-26

Phila A's Bullet Joe Bush no-hits Cleve, 5-0

1917-02-24

Red Sox sell Smokey Joe Wood, his arm dead at 26, to Cleve for $15,000

1918-07-08

Babe Ruth's blast over the fence in Fenway scores Amos Strunk, the Red Sox win 1-0 over Cleve, prevailing rules reduce Babe's HR to a triple

1920-10-06

1st brothers oppose each other in World Series, Cleve's Wheeler Johnston pinch-hits as brother Jimmy plays 3rd base for Bkln

1920-10-12

Cleve Indians beat Bkln Dodgers, 5 games to 2 in 17th World Series

1923-07-07

Cleve Indians beat Boston Red Sox 27-3 with 13 runs in 6th inning

1926-08-11

Cleve Indian Tris Speaker hits his 700th double

1928-07-29

Cleve Indians score 17 in 1st 2 inns to beat Yanks 24-6 at Dunn Field they also set a record with 24 singles in 1 game

1929-04-16

Cleve Indian Earl Averill, becomes 1st AL to hit a HR on 1st at bat

1929-08-11

Babe Ruth becomes 1st to hit 500 homers (off Willis Hudlin of Cleve)

1931-04-29

Cleve Indian Wes Ferrell no-hits St Louis Browns, 9-0

1933-07-19

Rick Ferrell homers off brother pitcher Wes of Cleve, who also homers

1935-07-08

3rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-1 at Municipal Stadium, Cleve

1935-08-31

Chicago White Sox Vern Kennedy no-hits Cleve Indians, 5-0

1936-09-13

Cleve Bob Feller strikes out then record 17 in a game (vs Phila A's)

1936-10-13

Explosion caused by leaking gas rips out section 12 of Cleve Stadium

1939-06-07

Cleve Indians sets AL record of 16 inning game without striking out, however lose game 5-4 to NY Yankees

1939-09-27

White Sox host 1st "day-night" doubleheader, lose to Cleve, 5-2 & 7-5

1940-04-16

Cleve Indian Bob Feller hurls an opening day no-hitter vs Chic, 1-0

1946-04-30

Cleve Indian Bob Feller's 2nd no-hitter beats NY Yankees, 1-0

1946-06-16

46th US Golf Open: Lloyd Mangrum shoots a 284 at Canterbury GC Cleve

1946-06-28

Permanent radio play-by-play of Cleve Indians games begins

1946-07-14

Cleve Lou Boudreau hits 4 doubles & HR but Red Sox win 11-10 on Ted Williams 3 HR with 8 RBIs

1947-05-01

Cleve Indians abandon League Park to play all games at Municipal Stad

1948-05-20

Cleve Indians tie AL record of 18 walks (beat Red Sox 13-4)

1948-06-30

Cleve Indian Bob Lemon no-hits Detroit Tigers, 2-0

1948-07-09

Satchel Paige, 42, debuts in majors pitching 2 scoreless inn for Cleve

1948-10-11

Cleve Indians beat Boston Braves, 4 games to 2 in 45th World Series

1950-03-27

Jazz pianist, Erroll Garner's solo concert (Cleve OH)

1950-06-18

Cleve Indians score 14 runs in 1st inning, beat A's 21-2

1950-11-10

After 9 years, Cleve Indians fire manager Lou Boudreau

1951-06-20

Cleve Indian Bobby Avila hits 3 HRs, double & single vs Red Sox

1951-07-01

Cleve Indian Bob Feller, 3rd no-hitter beats Det Tigers, 2-1

1951-07-12

NY Yankees Allie Reynolds no-hits Cleve Indians, 8-0

1952-12-18

Ellis W Ryan resigns as Cleve Indians president

1954-07-13

21st All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 11-9 at Municipal Stadium, Cleve

1954-10-02

NY Giants sweep Cleve Indians, in 51st World Series

1958-08-14

Cleve Indian, Vic Power steals home twice in 1 game

1960-08-05

Detroit trades manager Jimmy Dykes for Cleve's Joe Gordon

1962-04-25

Cleve sends Harry Chiti to Mets for a player to be named later, on

1962-06-23

Larry Doby retires from Cleve Indians to play in Japan

1963-07-09

34th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-3 at Municipal Stadium, Cleve

1963-07-31

Cleve ties record of 4 consecutive HRS (Held, Ramos, Francona, Brown)

1964-09-11

Gillette's 20 year contract with Madison Square Garden & ABC to televise fights for free ends as Dick Tiger defeats Don Fullmer at Cleve Auditorium

1965-09-16

Boston Red Sox Dave Morehead no-hits Cleve Indians, 2-0

1965-09-29

St L Cards Charlie Johnson passes for 6 touchdowns vs Cleve (49-13)

1966-04-28

Cleve ties record with 10th straight win since Opening Day

1966-06-10

Cleve Indian Sonny Siebert no-hits Wash Senator, 2-0

1966-09-17

Cleve pitchers set AL record striking out 19 batters in 1st 9 innings

1968-06-24

Jim Northrup hits 2 grand-slammers to help Tigers beat Cleve 14-3

1968-07-03

Cleve Indian Luis Tiant strikes out 19 Minnesota Twins

1968-07-29

Wash DC Ron Hansen makes unassisted triple play vs Cleve

1969-05-17

Balt, Cleve & Pitts agree to go from NFC to AFC in NFL

1970-11-21

NY Knicks 1st game against Cleve Cavalier, Knicks win 102-94 at Madison Square Garden

1971-02-19

Walt Wesley becomes 1st Cleve Cavalier to score 50 pts in a game

1971-09-14

Cleve Indians & Wash Senators, play 20 innings

1972-03-22

Nick Mileti purchases Cleve Indians for $9 million

1973-05-26

Chicago White Sox beat Cleve Indians, 6-3, in 21 inn (game complete 5/28)

1973-05-28

Chicago White Sox beat Cleve Indians, 6-3, in 21 inn (game started 5/26)

1973-08-12

55th PGA Championship: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 277 at Canterbury Cleve

1973-08-24

John Adams & his drum - become a right-field fixture in Cleve Stadium

1974-07-19

Cleve Indian Dick Bosman no-hits Oakland A's, 4-0

1974-10-09

Frank Robinson became 1st Black baseball manager (Cleve Indians)

1974-11-02

Art Modell gets snowed in & misses his 1st Cleve Brown game in 33 yrs

1975-04-08

Frank Robinson debuts as 1st black baseball mgr (Cleve, beats NY 5-3)

1975-05-25

Cleve's Dennis Eckersley, debuts shuting out the A's 6-0

1976-04-13

1st NBA playoff game for Cleve Cavliers, they lose 100-95 to Wash

1976-09-18

Cleve manager Frank Robinson last game as a player

1977-05-30

Cleve Indian Dennis Eckersley no-hits California Angels, 2-0

1979-06-10

Balt Orioles pull their 8th triple play (5-4-3 vs Cleve)

1979-12-02

Foots Walker becomes 1st Cleve Cavalier to score a triple-double

1980-08-20

Cleve Dan Spillner, 545 ERA, is 2 outs from a no-hitter when White Sox rookie Leo Sutherland singles

1981-08-09

52nd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-4 at Municipal Stadium, Cleve

1982-11-03

Detroit blocks 20 Cleve Cav shots tying NBA regulation game record

1984-04-27

Cleve Indians beat Detroit Tigers, 8-4, in 19 innings

1984-09-28

Cleve Indians down 0-10 to Minnesota Twins, win 11-10

1985-05-20

Indians-Brewers game at Cleve Stadium is 1st rain-out of 1985, ends record string of 458 ML games since Opening Day without a rain-out

1986-08-21

Red Sox Spike Owens scores 6 runs in a 24-5 rout of Cleve Indians

1988-06-24

Cleve pitcher Doug Jones sets record of 14 consecutive saves

1988-08-08

Minnesota Twins pull 2nd triple-play of year & beat Cleve 6-2

1989-01-07

Cleve Cavs block 21 NY Knick shots tying NBA regulation game record

1989-05-23

Cleve loses & drop to 21-22, this is the latest a sub .500 team is in 1st place (AL East)

1989-07-28

NASA's Lewis Research Center, Cleve, announce new high-temperature superconductors able to operate at 33 to 37 Gigahertz

1990-09-03

9th no-hitter of 1990: Blue Jay Dave Steib beats Cleve 3-0

1990-11-07

Cleve Indian Sandy Alomar Jr wins AL Rookie of Year, unanimously

1991-07-03

Gateway Board of Trustees approve a 20-year lease with Cleve Indians

1993-08-31

Minnesota Twins beat Cleve Indians 5-4 in 22 innings

1993-10-03

Indians play their last game at Cleve Stadium, Chicago wins 4-0

1994-02-24

Scoreboard is unveiled at new Cleve Indians' park (Jacobs Field)

1994-03-17

It is announced there is no smoking in Cleve Indians new ballpark

1994-06-25

Cleve Indians 18 game home win streak ends to Yanks 11-6

1994-08-30

Gund Arena in Cleve opens

1995-09-10

Browns & Indians, play simultaneous regular season games in Cleve for only time, Browns 22-6 over Tampa, Indians 5-3 over Orioles

1995-09-30

Cleve Indian Albert Belle hits his 50th home run of season

1996-10-05

Cleve Indians strike out 23 Balt Orioles in 12 inn playoff game

1997-04-09

Cleve Indians closer Jose Mesa found guilty of rape

1997-10-15

Cleve Indians beat Balt Orioles 4 games to 2 in ALCS

1997-10-19

700th World Series home run (Sandy Alomar, Cleve Indians)

1997-10-21

Cleve Marquis Grissom hit in his 15th straight World Series game (streak ends at 15, he is 2nd to Hank Baur with 17)

1997-10-22

Cleve Marquis Grissom World Series hitting streak ends after 15 games

1997-10-26

World Series: Fla Marlins beat Cleve Indians, 4 games to 3

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Cleve - Notable Birthdays

Paul NewmanJan 26, 1925

Eddie MurrayFeb 24, 1956

Cleve - Birthdays
Date Event
1809-11-23

Horatio Phillips Van Cleve, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

1878-01-17

Oscar Apfel, Cleve, actor (Abraham Lincoln, Inspiration, Before Dawn)

1879-10-05

Halfdan Cleve, composer

1884-9-05

Cleve F. Adams, The Fatal Witness

1900-01-23

Ralph Graves, Cleve Ohio, actor (Dirigible, Flight, Dream Street)

1906-12-09

Freddy Martin, Cleve Oh, orchestra leader (started Merv Griffin)

1909-05-04

Howard Da Silva, [Silverblatt], Cleve Oh, actor (Ben Franklin-1776)

1911-07-01

Alvino Rey, Cleve Ohio, orchestra leader (King Family)

1913-02-25

Jim Backus, Cleve, actor (Mr Magoo, Thurston Howell III-Gilligan Is)

1913-04-14

John Howard, Cleve Ohio, actor (Dave-My Three Sons)

1913-05-05

Tyrone Power, Cleve, actor (Mark of Zorro, Alexander's Ragtime Band)

1920-10-19

LaWanda Page, Cleve Ohio, actress (Aunt Esther-Sanford & Sons)

1921-03-06

Ross Hunter, Cleve OH, producer (Airport, Madame X, Pillow Talk)

1923-06-18

Patricia van Cleve, Meet the Stars #2: Baby Stars

1923-07-08

Harrison Dillard, Cleve, 100m runner (Oly-4 gold-1948, 52)

1924-12-13

Larry Doby, 1st black in baseball's AL (Cleve Indians)

1925-01-26

Paul Newman, Cleve, racer/popcorn mogul/actor (Hud, Hombre, Hustler)

1925-02-21

Al Fann, Cleve, actor (Alvin-He's the Mayor)

1926-11-20

Kaye Ballard, Cleve Ohio, actress/comedienne (Kaye-Mothers-in-Law)

1927-06-21

Carl Burton Stokes, Cleveland, (Mayor-Cleve)/TV newscaster

1928-01-08

Sander Vanocur, Cleve Ohio, news anchor (NBC Weekend News)

1928-11-20

Franklin Cover, Cleve, actor (Tom-The Jeffersons)

1933-08-04

Nathan Eugene Brooks, Cleve Oh, flyweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1952)

1933-12-28

Jack Perkins, Cleve Ohio, newscaster (Prime Time Sunday, NBC Magazine)

1934-04-15

Cleve Roller, Recess

1934-07-23

Slackmaster Cleve, Arise! The SubGenius Video

1935-12-21

Phil Donahue, Cleve Ohio, talk show host (Phil Donahue Show)

1936-01-25

Diana Hyland, Cleve Hgts Ohio, actress (Peyton Place, 8 is Enough)

1941-05-18

Diane McBain, Cleve Ohio, actress (Surfside Six, Spinout, Donner Pass)

1942-08-15

Peter York, Cleve, rock drummer (Spencer Davis Group)

1942-09-21

Ann Elder, Cleve Oh, comedienne (Smothers Brothers Show, Laugh-In)

1944-03-04

Bobby Womack, Cleve, R&B singer/guitarist (Woman's Got to Have It)

1944-08-20

Graig Nettles, 3rd baseman (NY Yankees, SD Padres, Cleve Indians)

1949-09-29

Tony Hoty, Cleve OH, actor (Ransom, Paper)

1949-11-29

Kenneth D Cameron, Cleve Oh, Lt Col USMC/astronaut (STS 37, 56, 74)

1952-12-04

Ronald Michael Sega, Cleve Ohio, PhD/Astronaut (STS 60, 76)

1953-10-16

Martha Smith, Cleve Ohio, actress (Animal House)/playmate (July 1973)

1954-10-10

Cleve Jones, Milk

1955-05-06

Donald A Thomas, Cleve Ohio, PhD/Astronaut (STS 65, 70, 83, 94)

1955-09-06

Carl Erwin Walz, Cleve Ohio, Mjr USAF/Astronaut (STS 51, 65, 79)

1956-02-24

Eddie Murray, Los Angeles California, 1st baseman (Orioles, Dodgers, Cleve Indians)

1958-03-04

Patricia Heaton, Cleve OH, actress (Debra-Everybody Loves Raymond)

1958-05-23

Shelly West, Cleve OH, country singer (Red Hot, West by West)

1960-07-01

Alan Ruck, Cleve Oh, actor (Stuart-Spin City)

1962-06-07

Janice Lawrence Braxton, WNBA center (Cleve Rockers, Olym-gold-1984)

1962-08-06

Thomas Jefferson, Cleve Ohio, 200m runner (Olympic-bronze-1984)

1964-01-22

Wayne Kirby, Williamsburg VA, outfielder (Cleve Indians, LA Dodgers)

1965-01-02

Greg Swindell, Fort Worth TX, pitcher (Houston Astros, Cleve Indians)

1965-08-17

Robert Manry, Cleve newspaper editor/sailed the Atlantic (in craft)

1967-04-17

Marquis Grisom, Atlanta GA, outfielder (Atlanta Braves, Cleve Indians)

1967-07-20

Jon Normile, Cleve Oh, fencer (Olympics-96)

1968-04-05

Cleve Lamison, Following Bliss

1968-08-14

Halle Berry, Cleve Ohio, Miss World USA (1986)/actress (Boomerang)

1968-09-25

Reggie Jefferson, Tallahassee FL, 1st baseman (Cin, Cleve, Sea, Bos)

1975-11-14

Nicolai Cleve Broch, Max Manus: Man of War

1978-10-19

Chris Sellers, Cleve Ohio, rapper (Another Bad Creation)

1983-03-06

Becky Van Cleve, Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II

1993-06-24

Primera, an Andean condor, hatched at Cleve Zoo, 5th born in captivity

Cleve - Deaths
Date Event
1528-01-28

Philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies

1949-12-28

Cleve F. Adams, The Fatal Witness

1951-04-06

Halfdan Cleve, composer, dies at 71

1954-01-25

Cleve Moore, Lilac Time

1984-10-09

Heinz von Cleve, Light Cavalry

1985-10-10

Edith Van Cleve, The Age of Innocence

1986-02-16

Howard Da Silva, Cleve Oh, actor (Ben Franklin-1776), dies at 76

1993-03-22

Steve Olin, pitcher (Cleve Indians), drowns at 27

1993-03-22

Tim Crews, pitcher (Cleve Indians), drowns at 31

1993-10-03

Patricia van Cleve, Meet the Stars #2: Baby Stars

1996-04-03

Carl Stokes, 1st black mayor of a major US city (Cleve), dies

2004-12-18

Cleve Roller, Recess

2012-11-07

Slackmaster Cleve, Arise! The SubGenius Video


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