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10-Cent Beer Night Celebrates 40th Anniversary

It’s been 40 years since the Cleveland Indians hosted 10-cent beer night, and to this day it is still one of the most infamous promotions in Major League Baseball history. The promotion was held on June 4, 1974 and was intended to both show the Cleveland Indians’ appreciation for fans and as a way to make money of course. While …

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10 Cent Beer Night Offers Memories And Nostalgia

Baseball, more than any other sport, revels in the history of the game, remembering the great or not-so-great players and moments of the past, a tinge of nostalgia blanketing over the memories, always accompanied by the phrase—“I was there!” Even for nights like 10-Cent Beer Night, which was hosted by the Cleveland Indians at Municipal Stadium on June 4, 1974, …

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Detroit Tigers Show Up Late and Lose

The Detroit Tigers just had one of those days. Not only did they show up late to work, but they ended up losing in extra innings. The team was forced to spend an extra night in Boston Sunday after their plane experienced mechanical problems. The team played the Red Sox and were set to leave immediately after their win. After …

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Cleveland Indians Land Yan Gomes In Six Year Deal

Catcher Yan Gomes has made a big commitment to the Cleveland Indians. On Monday he finalized the deal and signed a $23 million six-year contract with the team. He said that he felt confident that their turnaround in the 2013 season would carry over to future seasons and he wanted to be a part of that. “It goes into what …

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Cleveland Indians Defeat A’s, Sign Gomes

The Cleveland Indians defeated the Oakland A’s in Opening Day play on Monday by a 2-0 score. The win was enough to cause A’s fans to boo, and to send the American League saves leader to the dugout without a win. Athletics starting pitcher Sonny Gray battled through six innings against the Indians, before leaving with both tied at zero. …

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Baseball Playoffs Set to Begin Tonight

It was an amazing finish for three American League teams competing for the right to play in the one game Wild Card that begins on Tuesday night. For the past several weeks, the Texas Rangers, the Tampa Bay Rays and the Cleveland Indians fought tooth and nail to outlast the Baltimore Orioles, the New York Yankees and the Kansas City …

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Cleveland Indians Defeat Minnesota Twins

The recent victory for the Cleveland Indians against the Minnesota Twins, ending with a score of 5-1, perfectly positioned the Indians for competing for the AL wild card where at least a tie is pretty much guaranteed. The next phase for the Indians will take place on Wednesday against either Tampa Bay or Texas at Progressive Field. The winner from …

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Ten Cent Beer Night: Famous Riot Remembered On 39th Anniversary

Does ten cent beer night ring a bell to you? It should if you’re a baseball fan, or over the age of 45. Today is the 39th anniversary of one of the worst riots in baseball history – Ten Cent Beer Night. It happened at Cleveland Stadium in a game between the Cleveland Indians and Texas Rangers on June 4, …

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Johnny Damon Signs On With Cleveland Indians

Baseball vet and ex-Tampa Bay member Johnny Damon has officially signed a deal with the Cleveland Indians, a move that some see as an attempt to boost their numbers as well as help a weak offense. With a .176 batting average, the Indians are the worst team in the MLB right now. Though the details of the contract haven’t yet …

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