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News and Notes: Your first Tribe News/Notes of 2017

Here's hoping you don't forget your auld acquaintances in 2017.

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Today is the first day of the non-baseball calendar, the day we recognize another time around the Sun.

If you're reading this when it posts:, have a pleasant night's sleep, but not until you read the day's Tribe news.

If this is 1 PM:, good morning! Here's your Tribe/MLB news of the day:

Tribe News

Indians' Harris transitioned from football |

It's only fair, since the Browns have a former baseball GM in their front office.

Cleveland Indians have Terry Talkin' strong ticket sales, Edwin Encarnacion -- Terry Pluto (photos) |

According to Pluto, the Indians have sold over 10,000 season tickets, which is nowhere close to the season ticket base in the 90s, but it does mark a recent high point.

MLB News

FanGraphs Q&A and Sunday Notes: The Best Quotes of 2016 | FanGraphs Baseball

Making appearances: Danny Salazar, Cody Allen, Mike Clevinger, Terry Francona, Andrew Miller, but in my humble opinion the best Tribe-related quote belongs to Collin Cowgill, in which he talks about what hand he uses to bowl with, dunk with, eat with, and even punch with.

‘Til Death Do Us Part: The Longest Relationship in Baseball – The Hardball Times

That being the tenures of radio/TV broadcasters. Both Tom Hamilton and Rick Manning have been caling Indians games since 1990, and they aren't anywhere close to the longest-tenured broadcaster in MLB.

Remembering those from baseball we lost in '16 |

From Monte Irvin, who started his career in the Negro Leagues in 1938, to Jose Fernandez, whose brilliant career ended way too soon.