Indians

Tribe, Tunes and Transport – One Fan’s Memories: 1960

Each installment of this series is presented as a snapshot of a specific recollection involving the Cleveland Indians, along with thoughts on what (s)he was driving and the music (s)he was listening to. Today, our lightly edited discussion is with Allan. GREG: If you were asked for a particular memory involving the Cleveland Indians, what

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Browns

The Curse of Paul Warfield — A loving look at a 45-year slump: Reliving Yesteryear

Our gazes remained fixed, for an extra moment. As he began to realize, my trivia question wasn’t merely rhetorical. “Rocky Colavito to Detroit, for Harvey Kuenn. April 17, 1960.” His countenance had morphed into a half-smile/furrowed brow combo. He was clearly thinking: “You’re really coming at me with the easy, ‘what’s the worst trade in

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Indians

Leon Wagner, the 1960s Tribe’s “Daddy Wags”: Reliving Yesteryear

Leon Wagner remains a colorful favorite of middle-aged (elderly?) Cleveland Indians fans, from his four-plus seasons playing on the lakefront in the 1960s. He was a BSer who entertained sportswriters and made fans laugh. He was not a politician-type of BSer. For instance, when complimented, he wouldn’t portray false modesty by saying he was ‘humbled’

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Indians

Finding Rocky Colavito

Community yard sale. That’s what I spent my Labor Day doing. It’s an annual big event in a town fairly close to us. My wife loves ’em. I don’t particularly care for them, but every once in a while… well if you’re married you know. So there I was walking aimlessly through other people’s junk.

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