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All-Time Indians: Bob Lemon

Name: Robert Granville Lemon Position: Starting Pitcher Tribe Time: 1941-42, 1946-58 Number: 21 Accolades: Hall of Fame (1976), Retired #21 DOB: 09/22/1920 Accolades: 7 Time All-Star (1948-54), Top 5 MVP (1940, 1950, 1954), Top 10 MVP (1949, 1952, 1956) Stats W L W% ERA G GS CG SHO IP H ER HR BB SO WHIP […]

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All-Time Indians: George Hendrick

Name: George Andrew Hendrick Position: Center Field Tribe Time: 1973-1976 Number: 20, 21 Accolades: 2 Time All-Star (1974-75) DOB: 10/18/1949 Stats G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS OBP SLG AVG Best Season (1976) 149 551 72 146 20 3 25 81 51 81 4 4 .304 .448 .265 Indians […]

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Top 10 Indians Short Season A Players 1976-2015

Probably the least thought of level of the minor leagues, the Short Season A level is generally the first stop for college age draft picks and the second for those out of high school after they hit the Rookie level. Currently, the Short Season club is located in Niles, Ohio and are known as the […]

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All-Time Indians: Duster Mails

Name: John Walter Mails Position: Starting Pitcher Nick Name: Duster     Tribe Time: 1920-1922 DOB: 10/01/1894 Stats W L W% ERA G GS CG SHO IP H ER HR BB SO WHIP BAA Best Season (1920) 7 0 1.000 1.85 9 8 6 2 63.1 54 13 1 18 25 1.14 .222 Indians Career […]

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All-Time Indians: Willie Kamm

Name: William Edward Kamm Position: Third Baseman Tribe Time: 1931-1935 Number: 5 Accolades: Top 21 MVP 1933 DOB: 02/02/1900 Stats G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS OBP SLG AVG OPS Best Season (1932) 148 524 76 150 34 9 3 83 75 36 6 3 .379 .403 .286 .782 […]

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All-Time Indians: Lou Boudreau

Name: Louis Boudreau Position: SS/Manager Tribe Time: 1938-50 (Player)/1942-50 (Manager) Number: 5 Accolades: Hall of Fame (1970), Retired #5 DOB: 07/17/17 Accolades: 7 Time All-Star (1940-44, 1947-48), 1948 MVP, 2 Top 5 MVP (1940, 1947) Stats G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB SO SB CS SB% OBP SLG AVG OPS ISOP […]

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All-Time Indians: Dave Burba

Name: David Allen Burba Position: Starting Pitcher Tribe Time: 1998-2002 Number: 34     DOB: 07/07/1966 Stats W L W% ERA G GS CG IP H ER HR BB SO WHIP BAA Best Season (1999) 15 9 .625 4.25 34 34 1 220.0 211 104 30 96 174 1.40 .242 Indians Career 57 35 .620 […]

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Top 10 Indians Rookie Leaguers 1967-2015

For the Burning River Baseball top ten lists this year, we will be taking a look at some of the best minor leaguers in Indians history. This is a useful exercise if for no other reason than to put some current minor leaguers into perspective. Not all these players eventually made it to the majors […]

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All-Time Indians: Bill Knickerbocker

Name: William Hart Knickerbocker Position: Short Stop Tribe Time: 1933-1936 Number: 4 Accolades: Top 20 MVP 1934 DOB: 12/29/1911 Stats G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS SB% OBP SLG AVG OPS Best Season (1934) 155 618 81 182 35 3 8 73 56 30 5 14 26% .354 .400 […]

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All-Time Indians: Bob Feller

Name: Robert William Andrew Feller Position: Pitcher Nick Name: Rapid Robert Number: 19 Tribe Time: 1936-1941, 1945-1956 DOB: 11/03/1918 Accolades: Hall of Fame (1962), Retired #19, 8 Time All-Star (1938-41, 1946-48, 1950), Top 5 MVP (1939-41, 1951) Stats W L W% ERA G GS CG SHO IP H ER HR BB SO WHIP BAA Best […]

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All-Time Indians: Cinders O’Brien

Name: John F. O’Brien Position: Starting Pitcher Nick Name: Cinders DOB: 04/15/1867 Tribe Time: 1888-1890     Stats W L W% ERA G CG SHO IP H R ER HR BB SO WHIP BAA Best Season (1888) 11 19 .367 3.30 30 30 1 259.0 245 162 95 5 99 135 1.33 .240 Indians Career […]

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Updates to All-Time Indians Top 10 Lists

Back in 2012, BurningRiverBaseball came out with a top ten list for every position in Indians history. These, however, are not a static look in time, but are annually updated to reflect any changes made because of active players (or changes in evaluation). Any changes made to these lists will be described here along with […]

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All-Time Indians: Smokey Joe Wood

Name: Joe Wood Position: Right Field, Relief Pitcher Nick Name: Smoky     Tribe Time: 1917-1922 DOB: 10/25/1889 Hitter G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB OBP SLG AVG OPS Best Season (1922) 142 505 74 150 33 8 8 92 77 63 8 .367 .442 .297 .809 Indians Career 470 […]

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All-Time Indians: Earl Averill

Name: Howard Earl Averill Position: Center Field Nick Name: Rock Number: 3 Tribe Time: 1929-1939 DOB: 05/21/1902 Accolades: Hall of Fame (1975), Retired #3, 6 Time All-Star (1933-38), 3 Top 5 MVP (1931, 1935-36) Stats G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS SB% OBP SLG AVG OPS Best Season (1931) […]

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All-Time Indians: Rick Waits

Name: Michael Richard Waits Position: Starting Pitcher Tribe Time: 1975-1983 Number: 36     DOB: 05/15/1952 Stats W L W% ERA G GS CG SHO IP H ER HR BB SO WHIP BAA Best Season (1978) 13 15 .464 3.21 34 33 15 2 230.1 206 82   86 97 1.27 .230 Indians Career 74 […]

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