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When will Omar Vizquel earn Hall of Fame royalty? While We’re Waiting

Does the recent success rate of veterans getting into the Hall of Fame increase Omar Vizquel’s chance of making Cooperstown?

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To trade Corey Kluber, or not to, that is not any easy question

Whether the Indians trade Corey Kluber, or don’t trade Kluber, it sure feels like a win-lose scenario, either way.

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Kenny Lofton deserves better from Hall of Fame: While We’re Waiting

With the controversial induction of Harold Baines to the Hall of Fame, WFNY’s Jacob Rosen pleads with “Today’s Game Era Committee” to give Kenny Lofton another shot at Cooperstown.

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Indians, WFNY Roundtable

Indians Top 10 Since 1994 Roundtable

Numerous WFNY writers endeavored to build a list of the 10 best Indians since the opening of Jacobs Field. The requirements being that the player had to play in Jacobs Field but their entire track record may be considered. You will notice considerable differences in the list often tied to whether the individual valued longevity or peak production or both equally.

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Indians era comparisons: 1995 versus 2017

One team had Albert Belle, Manny Ramirez, Jim Thome, and Kenny Lofton. The other has Francisco Lindor, Jose Ramirez, Edwin Encarnacion, and Carlos Santana. So, which team is better between the 1995 and 2017 Cleveland Indians?

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Bradley Zimmer is a Gold Glove candidate: While We’re Waiting

Cleveland Indians rookie outfielder Bradley Zimmer has used his speed and glove to put himself in the early conversations for AL Gold Glove Awards.

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Carlos Santana and the new leadoff prototype at the Corner of Carnegie and Ontario

The Chicago Cubs are getting praise for putting Kyle Schwarber at lead-off even though they are just copying the Cleveland Indians model with Carlos Santana.

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Arizona Wildcats remake Major League

The Arizona Wildcats and Cleveland Indians have deep ties both currently and historically. Add another as the Wildcats baseball team recreates scenes from the movie Major League.

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Greg Allen and the shadows of Kenny Lofton

Greg Allen has the high-end speed and improving plate discipline. Could the Rubberduck morph into the next Kenny Lofton?

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Coming (Back) Home: Indians in talks to acquire OF Coco Crisp

The Cleveland Indians are reportedly in trade talks to acquire outfielder Coco Crisp from the Oakland Athletics.

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The 10 Percent: Byrd flying in OF, House optioned, Brantley healthy(-ish), and other Indians notes

As we’ve established, only about 10 percent of what happens in Spring Training baseball actually means anything. And, no one knows which 10 percent is the portion that actually matters1 . Here is our latest attempt to figure it out based on the latest happenings of the Cleveland Indians in Goodyear Arizona. What does Marlon

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On sluggers, arbitrary milestones, and Carlos Santana

When the Cleveland Indians were at their peak from 1995-2001, they had the biggest, baddest offense in the league. It was a glorious time to love the sport of baseball in Northeast Ohio. During that seven-year stretch — the height of MLB’s steroid era — the Tribe ranked top-two in baseball in total runs, doubles, home runs,

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Video: Kenny Lofton “runs” the bases as Carlos Baerga

This past weekend saw the reunion and celebration of the 1995 Cleveland Indians, who famously won 100 games in a strike-shortened season before falling to the Atlanta Braves of Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, and John Smoltz in the World Series. Part of the weekend festivities included a sort of panel program before a live audience moderated by

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Who will be the pleasant surprise for the Tribe in 2015? (Don’t bother guessing)

The 2015 Major League Baseball season has officially begun with the Cleveland Indians playing a series in Houston and, at some point during the 162-game season, someone will emerge who will play an unexpectedly significant role in the team’s success. It happens virtually every year in every sport. But baseball’s long and winding road offers more opportunities

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“Glory Days in Tribe Town” – A Discussion With Author Terry Pluto

Question: Among all of the beloved Cleveland Indians of the 1990s, what in particular do the following players have in common: Omar Vizquel, Manny Ramirez, and Sandy Alomar? Pause and consider if you like, but don’t worry. What follows is a clue, and then the answer. The clue is this: What Omar, Manny, and Sandy

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The Tribe overcame a 12-run deficit 13 years ago today

Every Indians fan in the world claims they were there. Well before I was a blogger, I was watching this game (wait for it) in my parents’ basement. It’s incredible to watch still to this day. Omar Vizquel and Kenny Lofton are your heroes. Lofton had four hits and three runs in the game as

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Tribe “Deep Tracks” Trivia, Vol. 1: Reliving Yesteryear

You’ve been studying the franchise your whole life. You structure your schedule around their daily rhythms, nine months out of every year. Typical Cleveland Indians trivia questions? They add little to the catalog of knowledge you have cultivated. The top highlights of the team’s past are fine for the national media to discover every couple

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“So this David Justice is Albert Belle’s Replacement?” Reliving Yesteryear

After forty seasons, all of Cleveland was awash in the excitement of playoff baseball. John Hart had completed what Hank Peters had begun. In the late 1980s, working under the anonymity of yet another Indians rebuild, Peters began collecting the building blocks of a true big league powerhouse. He and Hart famously identified a pool

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Alex Cole: Tribe’s Real Life Willie Mays Hayes? Reliving Yesteryear

Commonly, major league baseball teams come up with some reasons for their fans to believe—some points of interest which they hope will cause the fan base to buy tickets, however contrived they may seem. The Cleveland Indians have boasted various mantras over the years – official or otherwise. The current #TribeTown qualifies. For some reason, I

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Nick Swisher and Kenny Lofton are both right in MLB playoff debate

The good news is that the Cleveland Indians are coming off a season in which they made the playoffs! The bad news is that one of the most popular Indians of the past 20 years not only looked to invalidate that in the press this off-season, but might have alienated himself from these new Cleveland

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