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Sixty years of “The Curse of Rocky Colavito”

News and Notes for Thursday, April 16, 2020

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The “curse” of Rocky Colavito began 60 years ago, with the Rock on first base.

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60 years ago, the Cleveland Indians traded Rocky Colavito while he was standing on first base! - - Right before the 1960 season, Cleveland Indians General Manager Frank Lane traded Rocky Colavito to Detroit. Sixty years later, the trade still angers Colavito and his fans.

Indians Lookback: Grady Sizemore, a Generational Talent Without a Prime - Indians outfielder Grady Sizemore spent time as the face of the franchise during a down period in the mid 2000's. Injuries as well as inconsistency set Sizemore back, and eventually the center fielder was just another footnote in the history of the team of a player who never reached his full potential.

Cleveland Indians all-time team: Thome, Belle, Lofton give lineup plenty of '90s flavor - - We're picking a 'Baseball Stars' lineup for each team during April

Cleveland Indians one of 27 MLB teams participating in coronavirus study -
MLB is participating in a study to help track the spread of the coronavirus in the United States.

Will threat of coronavirus turn off the spigot on MLB spitters? Hey, Hoynsie - - baseball players, coaches and managers spitting in a dugout is a common, if not unpleasant, sight. But spitting takes on a new meaning with the coronavirus.

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