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  1. Lopez was oldest living Hall of Fame member

    Al Lopez, a Hall of Fame catcher and manager who led the Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox to American League pennants in the 1950s, died October 30 at age 97.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 30, 2005
  2. Saving the Best for Last

    Mike Puma

    Dennis Eckersley was the 1992 MVP and Cy Young Award winner who finished his Hall of Fame career with 390 saves and 197 victories.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 10, 2004
  3. Carlton, the enigma of MLB

    Mike Puma

    Steve Carlton is the second winningest lefthander in MLB history and the first pitcher to win four Cy Young Awards.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 22, 2003
  4. More than 300 mourners attend memorial

    Friends, family and fellow Hall of Famers gathered Monday to remember Larry Doby, 56 years after he became the American League's first black player.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2003
  5. Doby was AL's first African-American player

    Larry Doby broke the color barrier in the American League and was the majors' second African-American manager.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 18, 2003
  6. Projected standings for 2003

    Tom Tippett

    Diamond Mind's computer predicts the standings for the 2003 season.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | March 30, 2003
  7. Charley Lupica dies 53 years after famous stunt

    Charley Lupica, a Cleveland Indians fan who gained national attention by sitting on a flagpole platform for 117 days during the 1949 baseball season, died Dec. 24. He was 90.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 25, 2002
  8. Lerner had business skills, and hands-off approach

    Billionaire Al Lerner, who used his wealth from banking, real estate and credit-card giant MBNA Corp. to buy the Cleveland Browns, died Oct. 23. He was 69.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 23, 2002
  9. Harder logged two decades as both pitcher, coach

    Mel Harder, who won 223 games during a 20-year career with the Cleveland Indians, died Oct. 20 at age 93.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 20, 2002
  10. Hudlin gave up Ruth's 500th, but won the game

    Willis Hudlin, the Cleveland Indians' pitcher who gave up Babe Ruth's 500th home run, has died. He was 96.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 13, 2002
  11. Maye successfully juggled playing, singing careers

    Lee Maye, who played in the Milwaukee Braves outfield with Hank Aaron in the 1960s, has died at 67.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 31, 2002
  12. Feller makes Opening Day history with no-hitter

    Larry Schwartz

    Cleveland flame-thrower Bob Feller begins the season with an overpowering performance, becoming the first pitcher in history to fire a no-hitter on Opening Day as the Indians beat the White Sox, 1-0.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 10, 2002
  13. Cleveland Rocks!

    ESPN Classic celebrates sports in Cleveland with a seven-hour tribute hosted by Mike Golic on Saturday.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 08, 2002
  14. Belle battled fans, teammates, self

    Bob Carter

    Albert Belle is a four-time All-Star who is the first player to hit 50 homers and 50 doubles in a season.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | March 17, 2002
  15. Indians' Robinson first African-American manager

    Larry Schwartz

    The Indians name Frank Robinson major league baseball's first African-American manager.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 02, 2001
  16. Yankees, Stengel win fifth straight Pennant, Series

    Larry Schwartz

    The Yankees are the first team to win five successive pennants with an 8-5 victory over Cleveland.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 12, 2001