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All-Time Indians: Orel Hershiser

Name: Orel Leonard Hershiser     Position: Starting Pitcher Nick Name: Bulldog               Number: 55   Tribe Time: 1995-1997           DOB: 09/16/1958 Stats W L W% ERA G CG IP H ER HR BB SO WHIP K/9 BAA Best Season (1995) 16 6 0.727 3.88 […]

All-Time Indians: Brett Butler

Name: Brett Morgan Butler     Position: Center Field       Tribe Time: 1984-1987           Number: 2                     DOB: 06/15/1957       Stats G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS SB% OBP SLG AVG OPS […]

All-Time Indians: Birdie Tebbetts

Name: George Robert Tebbetts   Manager/Catcher Nick Name: Birdie       15   Tribe Time: 1963-66/1951-52     11/10/1912 As Manager W L W% Finish                   Best Season (1965) 87 75 0.537 5 of 6                   Career 278 […]

All-Time Indians: Ray Narleski

Name: Raymond Edmond Narleski     Position: Closer Tribe Time: 1954-1958             Number: 20   Accolades: 2 Time All-Star (1956, 1958), Top 6 MVP 1955 DOB: 11/25/1928 Stats W L W% ERA G GS SV IP H ER HR BB SO WHIP K/9 BAA Best Season (1957) 11 5 0.688 […]

All-Time Indians: Patsy Tebeau

Name: Oliver Wendell Tebeau     Position: Third Base/Manager   Nick Name: Patsy                   Tribe Time: 1889-1898/1890-1898     DOB: 12/05/1864   As Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB OBP SLG AVG OPS Best Season (1893) 116 486 90 160 32 […]

Top 10 Spiders Pitchers

When discussing the Cleveland Spiders (and those Cleveland teams that came before them) it's always necessary to bring up the pitchers that made them great. We've already covered the hitters, but they can't compare to this list that includes the greatest pitcher in baseball history and a player who averaged more than 500 innings per […]

All-Time Indians: Eric Plunk

Name: Eric Vaughn Plunk Position: Relief Pitcher Tribe Time: 1992-1998 Number: 38   DOB: 09/03/1963 Stats W L W% ERA G SV IP H ER HR BB SO WHIP K/9 BAA Best Season (1996) 36 23 0.610 3.25 373 26 462.0 393 167 42 217 460 1.32 9.0 .221 Career 3 2 0.600 2.45 56 […]

All-Time Indians: Chris Chambliss

Name: Carroll Christopher Chambliss Position: First Base Tribe Time: 1971-1974   Number: 14 Accolades: 1971 Rookie of the Year DOB: 12/26/1948 Stats G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB CS OBP SLG AVG OPS Best Season (1973) 155 572 70 156 30 2 11 53 58 4 8 .342 .390 .273 .732 […]

All-Time Indians: Tom Candiotti

Name: Thomas Caesar Candiotti Position: Starting Pitcher     Tribe Time: 1986-91, 1999       Number: 49                       DOB: 08/31/1957     Stats W L W% ERA G CG IP H ER HR BB SO WHIP K/9 BAA Best Season (1986) 16 12 0.571 […]

All-Time Indians: Larry Gardner

Name: William Lawrence Gardner       Position: Third Base   Tribe Time: 1919-1924           DOB: 05/13/1886   Stats G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB SO SB OBP SLG AVG OPS Best Season (1921) 153 586 101 187 32 14 3 120 256 65 16 3 .391 […]

All-Time Indians: Jersey Bakley

Name: Edward Enoch Bakley     Position: Starting Pitcher     Nick Name: Jersey                     Tribe Time: 1888-1890     DOB: 04/17/1864     Stats W L W% ERA GS CG SHO IP H R ER HR BB SO WHIP K/9 BAA Best Season (1888) 25 […]

All-Time Indians: Greg Swindell

Name: Forest Gregory Swindell     Position: Starting Pitcher Tribe Time: 1986-1991         Number: 21   Accolades: 1989 All-Star DOB: 01/02/1965 Stats W L W% ERA G GS CG SO IP H ER HR BB SO WHIP K/9 BAA Best Season (1988) 18 14 0.563 3.20 33 33 12 4 242.0 234 […]

All-Time Indians: Vic Davalillo

Name: Victor Jose Romero Davalillo Position: Center Field                     Number: 25         Tribe Time: 1963-1968         DOB: 07/31/1936   Accolades: 1964 Gold Glove, 1965 All-Star, 1965 Top 25 MVP         Stats G AB R H 2B 3B […]

2014 Hall of Fame Ballot (Indians Edition)

The ballot for the 2014 class of the Baseball Hall of Fame was announced yesterday and included very few former Indians and likely no players that would be wearing Chief Wahoo. In whole, the ballot is stacked, although it is up in the air who will actually be allowed in. The greatest baseball player of […]

Top 10 Spiders Batters

It’s time to get to know your Cleveland Spiders, Blues and Forest City’s, despite the fact that most have been dead for more than fifty years at this point. Burning River Baseball’s All-Time Indians is now branching out to include the teams that played in Cleveland before 1901. These are the top ten hitters from […]

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