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All-Time Indians: Frank Lane

The depression in Cleveland baseball that occurred between 1960 and the early 1990’s is often referred to as the Curse of Rocky Colavito, but this is blaming the victim and not the cause. Instead, full blame of the Indians failure as a team from 1960 through at least 1970 should fall on the shoulders of […]

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All-Time Indians: Art Houtteman

Name: Arthur Joseph Houtteman Position: Pitcher Tribe Time: 1953-1957 Number: 11   DOB: 08/07/1927 Stats W L W% ERA G GS CG SHO IP H ER HR BB SO WHIP Best Season (1954) 15 7 .682 3.35 32 25 11 1 188.0 198 70 14 59 68 1.37 Indians Career 34 22 .607 3.97 114 […]

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All-Time Indians: Willie Kirkland

Name: Willie Charles Kirkland Position: Right Field Tribe Time: 1961-1963 Number: 8 DOB: 02/17/1934 Stats G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS OBP SLG AVG OPS Best Season (1961) 146 525 84 136 22 5 27 95 48 77 7 0 .318 .474 .259 .792 Indians Career 410 1371 191 […]

ANAHEIM, CA - JUNE 3:  Pitcher Cliff Lee #34 of the Cleveland Indians delivers against the Anaheim Angels during the game at Angel Stadium on June 3, 2004 in Anaheim, California.  The Angels won 5-2.  (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

All-Time Indians: Cliff Lee

Name: Clifton Phifer Lee Position: Starting Pitcher Tribe Time: 2002-2009 Number: 31 DOB: 08/30/1978 Accolades: 2008 AL Cy Young, 2008 All-Star, Top 5 Cy Young (2005), Top 15 MVP (2008) Stats W L W% ERA G GS CG SHO IP H ER HR BB SO WHIP Best Season (2008) 22 3 .880 2.54 31 31 […]

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All-Time Indians: Duke Sims

Name: Duane B. Sims Position: Catcher Nick Name: Duke Number: 9 Tribe Time: 1964-1970 DOB: 06/05/1941 Stats G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS OBP SLG AVG OPS Best Season (1970) 110 345 46 91 12 0 23 56 46 59 0 4 .360 .499 .264 .859 Indians Career 536 […]

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All-Time Indians: Jake Miller

Name: Walter ‘Jake’ Miller Position: Starting Pitcher Tribe Time: 1924-1931 Number: 14   DOB: 02/28/1898 Stats W L W% ERA G GS CG SHO IP H ER HR BB SO WHIP BAA Best Season (1927) 10 8 .556 3.21 34 23 11 0 185.1 189 66 4 48 53 1.28 .254 Indians Career 55 52 […]

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Top 10 AAA Level Indians 1987-2015

The final look into Indians minor league history is at the highest level, AAA. More so than any other level evaluated so far, the AAA list is filled with players who spent multiple years with the minor league team as they were somewhere between being too good for the highest minor league level, but not […]

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All-Time Indians: Ray Boone

Name: Raymond Otis Boone Position: Short Stop Tribe Time: 1948-1953 Number: 8 Accolades: Top 8 MVP (1953) DOB: 07/27/1923 Stats G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS SB% OBP SLG AVG OPS Best Season (1950) 109 365 53 110 14 6 7 58 56 27 4 3 57% .397 .430 […]

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All-Time Indians: Gene Bearden

Name: Henry Eugene Bearden Position: Starting Pitcher Tribe Time: 1947-1950 Number: 30 Accolades: 2nd Rookie of the Year (1948), Top 10 MVP (1948) DOB: 09/05/1920 Stats W L W% ERA G GS CG SHO IP H ER HR BB SO WHIP BAA Best Season (1948) 20 7 .741 2.43 37 29 15 6 229.2 187 […]

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All-Time Indians: Ronnie Belliard

Name: Ronald Belliard Position: Second Base Tribe Time: 2004-2006 Number: 20 Accolades: 2004 All-Star DOB: 04/07/1975 Stats G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS SB% OBP SLG AVG OPS Best Season (2005) 145 536 71 152 36 1 17 78 35 72 2 2 50% .325 .450 .284 .775 Indians […]

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All-Time Indians: Bill Veeck

There have been many rich people who have looked to buy their way into the sport of baseball and made a permanent difference, but few who have really succeeded. The short list includes men like Charles Comiskey and more recently George Steinbrenner, but possibly the owner who had the biggest impact of all was Bill […]

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Top 10 Career Indians

There have been many great players who have played Major League baseball over the past century and a half, but there is something special about a player who spends his entire career with a single team. Modern players like Derek Jeter, Cal Ripken and Tony Gwynn are revered far beyond their personal statistics due to […]

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All-Time Indians: Jack Powell

Name: John Joseph Powell Position: Starting Pitcher Tribe Time: 1897-1898 DOB: 07/09/1874 Stats W L W% ERA G GS CG SHO IP H ER HR BB SO WHIP BAA Best Season (1898) 23 15 .605 3.00 42 41 36 6 342.0 328 114 8 112 93 1.29 .242 Spiders Career 38 25 .603 3.06 69 […]

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All-Time Indians: Ed Klieman

Name: Edward Frederick Klieman Position: Relief Pitcher Nick Name: Specs Number: 39 Tribe Time: 1943-1948 DOB: 03/21/1918 Stats W L W% ERA G GS SV IP H ER HR BB SO WHIP BAA Best Season (1947) 5 4 .556 3.03 58 0 17 92.0 78 31 5 39 21 1.27 .220 Indians Career 24 28 […]

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All-Time Indians: Joe Sewell

Name: Joseph Wheeler Sewell Position: Short Stop Tribe Time: 1920-1930 Number: 4 & 2 Accolades: Hall of Fame (1977) DOB: 10/09/1898 Accolades: Top 5 MVP (1923, 1925), Top 10 MVP (1924, 1927), Top 20 MVP (1922, 1928) Stats G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS SB% OBP SLG AVG OPS […]

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