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Terry Turner did all the little things right

One of the finest fielders in Cleveland history finds himself 16th in career WAR.

Cleveland’s George Uhle went toe-to-toe with baseball’s biggest legends

He wasn’t an all-time great himself, but George Uhle had some damn stones

Wes Ferrell was a true dual-threat decades before Shohei Ohtani

The 18th best player in Cleveland history by WAR could do it all

Shoeless Joe Jackson, and how some things never change

One of the greats in Cleveland baseball history fell prey to a familar situation

Revisiting the Francisco Mejía trade

All players in the 2018 trade have moved onto other teams, but Cleveland got the most out of theirs

Bill Bradley, a defensive master lost in time

The third baseman epitomized small ball in the early 1900s.

Ken Keltner: The right player at the right time

Keltner brought stability for a long time. That’s nearly as important as a superstar

Al Rosen, a flash of greatness

The 22nd player on the Tribe all-time WAR list, for just a moment he was the greatest player alive

The moments that made Corey Kluber

He’s 23rd all time in team WAR, but we know him — let’s look at the moments that built his legacy

Watch: SABR panel on Indians’ 1920 World Series win

The SABR Century Committee gathered a group of panelists to discuss the Tribe’s first World Series win more than a century ago

Who was Willis Hudlin?

An exploration of the Tribe’s all-time WAR leaders starts with this baseball lifer

Charlie Finley’s wild free agency idea would have made for an interesting Indians offseason

What if players could only sign one-year contracts forever?

Creating the best Indians roster from the last 25 years

No repeating years or players and it must make sense as a roster

Changing positions saved Carlos Santana’s career

Carlos Santana had his best season ever at age 33. That probably wouldn’t have happened if he wasn’t so open to changing positions

Don’t let the Astros distract you from the fact that the Indians had the best cheating scandal of all time

Banging trash cans is cool and all, but have you tried executing a full Mission Impossible heist to recover a teammate’s corked bat?

Drafting the best Indians players of the decade

As another decade comes to a close, we look back the best way we know how: a draft

Albert Belle is washed, Larry Dolan is cheap, and a sweet Geocities site

Old Internet is a treasure, and thanks to Google and Usenet we can search it for Indians things

What if Josh Tomlin won the World Series?

The Little Cowboy was a hero several times in the 2016 run, and he should have been given one more chance

Why aren’t the Indians playing baseball on Larry Doby Day?

Larry Doby made his MLB debut 72 years ago today and the Indians aren’t able to commemorate it on the field

Happy 45th Anniversary, 10 Cent Beer Night!

45 years ago today the worst ballpark promotion ever ended in anarchy

Everything you forgot you knew about Rajai Davis’ Game 7 home run

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Here’s an excuse to drink.

Upcoming milestones for Indians in 2019

For real this time, baseball is almost here

Terry Mulholland and other punished pitchers of the past

Once, Terry Mulholland wore an Indians cap. He does now, on Baseball Reference. He also was efficient in letting Barry Bonds lay waste to him.

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Sunday, September 16th: Victor Martinez Day

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Mark Shapiro, revisited

A look at all 9 Madduxes in Indians history

On Saturday Corey Kluber became only the second pitcher to throw multiple Madduxes for the Indians

Shin-Soo Choo might have been the unluckiest Indians player ever

The former Indians on-base machine just narrowly missed playing for two great Cleveland teams.

Who is the Indians’ biggest rival?

Whomping the Tigers so thoroughly brought some thinking about.

Looking back at the coldest games in Cleveland

Cleveland froze this weekend, but it’s nothing new for the Tribe.

So you think we’re going to lose the division? Or, a Let’s Go Tribe mid-season panic manual

This happens every year. Now, you can avoid hysterics through preparation!

Dredging the past to see Francisco Lindor’s future

A look back gives us a glimpse into what we can expect from the young phenom.

Jim Thome elected to MLB Hall of Fame’s 2018 class

A good blogger would have pre-written this post months ago.

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