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February 18, 2013

The Indians recently released their broadcast schedule for 2013, and it’s worth taking a few minutes to mull over. As …Read the Rest

Chuck Hinton, 1934-2013

Chuck Hinton, 1934-2013
January 30, 2013

The photo above is one of my favorite images from the Cleveland Press Collection of the Michael Schwartz Library at …Read the Rest

Forgotten Indians: Pedro Ramos

January 28, 2013

In July of 1963, in two separate ballgames which were played sixteen days apart, Cleveland Indians pitcher Pedro Ramos did …Read the Rest

Indians release spring training schedule

January 2, 2013

You may have overlooked it, what with all the last-minute holiday shopping you probably had to do, and the dinners …Read the Rest

Forgotten Indians: Jerry Dybzinski

Forgotten Indians: Jerry Dybzinski
December 31, 2012

Located about one mile from Progressive Field, Cleveland State University is a Division I athletic school. Despite that designation, CSU …Read the Rest

Here we come a-caroling

December 24, 2012

In the spirit of the Christmas season, I have taken the liberty of rewriting some traditional Christmas carols in honor …Read the Rest

Forgotten Indians: Jack Kralick

Forgotten Indians: Jack Kralick
December 22, 2012

When I met Jack Kralick, he was sitting on a barstool next to his teammate Lee Stange. Kralick and Stange …Read the Rest

Welcome to the club

November 28, 2012

I’ve been going to Indians games for fifty years now. (Yes, I’m old, thank you for pointing that out.) As …Read the Rest

The oldest living member of the Cleveland Indians

The oldest living member of the Cleveland Indians
November 24, 2012

The other day I got to thinking about former Indians pitcher Mel Harder. For many years, he was known as …Read the Rest

Tribe signs two outfielders to minor league contracts

November 19, 2012

As headlines go, the one you just read doesn’t quite rank up there with “MAN WALKS ON MOON” or “WAR …Read the Rest