Jan 2, 2014, 10:05am EST
September 28, 2014
'54 flashback: Disappointing World Series result
After clinching their second American League pennant in six years, the Tribe went into the World Series as heavy favorites over the New York Giants.
September 21, 2014
'54 flashback: Indians go for AL record in wins
With the AL pennant clinched, all that remained were the final two series, with the White Sox and Tigers visiting Cleveland...
September 14, 2014
'54 flashback: Perfect week clinches AL pennant
A jam packed week prior, the Tribe went 7-1 to basically clinch the pennant as they were up 8.5 games with just 10 games to go, it was all but over.
September 7, 2014
'54 flashback: 7-1 week virtually clinches flag
With just three weeks in the season, the Indians had a small opening of breathing space of four and a half games. But any misstep and the Yankee juggernaut could make that up quickly.
August 31, 2014
'54 flashback: Dave Philley's big week leads way
In the midst of their final long trip of the season, the Indians had a four game lead with just 25 games to play. This week they finished a short trip to Boston, headed to New York to face the second place Yankees and spent the weekend in Chicago.
August 24, 2014
'54 flashback: 5-2 (bad week?); Al Smith profile
After one of the hottest streaks on record, the Indians stood at an incredible 88-34 and finally opened their largest lead of the season, 5.5 games. But they still had one last huge road trip to finish.
August 17, 2014
'54 flashback: Big week, and a Larry Doby profile
After a successful 6-1 week prior, the Indians had an 82-33 record, but were clinging to just a three game lead over the hated Yankees. This week would be four games at home with the Tigers and then three in Baltimore with the Orioles.
August 10, 2014
'54 flashback: A big week, and an Al Rosen profile
Finally gaining some breathing room, a four game lead on the Yankees, the Indians took the train to Detroit for three games and then came back home for a weekend set with the Orioles.
August 3, 2014
'54 flashback: 5-2 week; George Strickland profile
Just as the Indians finally pushed the lead to 2.5 games, the Yankees arrived in town to try and make up ground, with the Athletics next.
July 27, 2014
'54 flashback: 6-1 week adds one game to lead
After seventeen straight road games, the Indians headed home to take on the Red Sox and Senators.
July 20, 2014
'54 flashback: Two ties highlight 5-1 week
Still nursing just a half game lead, the Indians had a full week of road games slated, one with the Senators, four with the Red Sox and three with the Yankees.
July 13, 2014
'54 flashback: All Star week, Rosen shines
A rough week prior had the Indians thankful for the All Star break. Unfortunately it wouldn’t be a full break for most of them.
July 6, 2014
'54 flashback: Unknown hits big, but lead shrinks
It was a good thing our beloved Tribe went 6-0 the previous week because this week’s schedule is brutal: Nine games, two double headers and not a single day off.
June 29, 2014
'54 Indians flashback: Tribe go 6-0, extend lead
A poor week against the Athletics and Yankees let the White Sox creep within 1.5 games. This week, a short to gamer in Baltimore and a Fourth of July weekend with the White Sox.
June 22, 2014
'54 Indians flashback: Tribe go 2-4, lead shrinks
The Indians had finally gained some breathing by taking seven of eight from the Red Sox and Senators the week before. They looked to keep the lead or even extend it with visits from the Athletics and Yankees.
June 15, 2014
'54 Indians flashback: Tribe go 7-1, build a lead
A four city trip through New York, Philadelphia, Washington and Boston had resulted in a 9-4 record. But there was one last game in Boston before home rematches with the Senators and Red Sox.
June 8, 2014
'54 Indians flashback: Tribe romps in Fenway
With the Indians in a deadlock with the White Sox and the Yankees hot on their heels, they looked to complete the road trip in D.C and Boston.
June 1, 2014
'54 Indians flashback: The race tightens
With just a one game lead, the Indians faced the White Sox, Yankees and A’s in an eight game week.
May 25, 2014
'54 Indians flashback: Tribe dominates Tigers
After going a perfect 6-0 the week prior, the Indians were riding high on an eleven game winning streak. A short trip to Chicago was on tap, and then back home to face the Tigers before another lengthy road jaunt.
May 11, 2014
'54 Indians: Grand slams pace an eight game week
A month into the season, the Indians found themselves in third place just a game out of first and one game up on the defending champion New York Yankees.
May 4, 2014
'54 Indians: Going the distance (again and again)
A perfect week prior helped make this lengthy road trip much more bearable. Next on the docket, a pair of series in Philadelphia and Baltimore.
April 27, 2014
1954 Indians: Let the winning commence
After two weeks, the Indians were just a half game out of last place, but the season was still young as they also stood just 2.5 games out of first.
April 20, 2014
1954 Indians: No-hitter avoided
After a losing record in the first week of the season, the Indians started a three week road trip with visits to Baltimore and Detroit.
April 13, 2014
1954 Indians: An early win by Early Wynn
After four straight 90 win seasons and three consecutive second place finishes, the Indians were desperate to find a way to overcome the Yankee juggernaut.
April 11, 2014
1954 Cleveland Indians: Offense by the splits
Last week we perused how the hitters by position fared against the league, this week we examine their splits.