Cleveland Indians History

The Cleveland Indians have an all time record of 8,240-7907 and a winning percentage of .510.
The Indians have had 39 different managers in the history, with Lou Boudreau having the most wins with 728.
The longest winning streak in Indians history was 13 games, in which this was accomplished twice(August 1-15, 1951 and April 18-May 2, 1942.
During the 1994 season(May 13-June 19) the Indians won 18 consecutive games at Progressive Field, which is the longest home winning streak in franchise history.
Mel Harder owns the longest tenure with Cleveland as he played 20 seasons from 1928-1947. Bob Feller is second with 18 seasons, as he played from 1936-1941 and again from 1945-1956.
Their have been four different combinations of Father and Sons who played with the Indians:
1. Howard Earl(1929-1939) and Earl Douglas Averill (1956, 1958)
2. Jim, Sr. (1916-1922) and Jim Bagby Jr. (1941-1945)
3. Tito (1959-1964) and Terry Francona (1988)
4. Buddy (1972-1978) and David Bell (1995-1998)
Six different uniform numbers have been retired by the Indians:
1. No. 19-Bob Feller
2. No. 18-Mel Harder
3. No. 3-Earl Averill
4. No. 5-Lou Boudreau
5. No. 14-Larry Doby
6. No. 21-Bob Lemon
A total of 26 players and managers that have worn the Indians uniform have been elected to baseball's Hall of Fame to date.
Three different Indians, George Burns (1926), Al Rosen (1953) and Lou Boudreau(1948) have been named the American League Most Valuable Player.
Gaylord Perry (1972) is the only Indian to win the Cy Young award.
Four different Indians, Herb Score (1955), Chris Chambliss (1971), Joe Charboneau (1980) and Sandy Alomar (1990) have been named the American League Rookie of the Year.
A total of 28 Gold Gloves have been won by Indians, with Omar Vizquel owning 8 of those.
There have been a total of 15 no-hit games, and two perfect games thrown by the Indians in their history.
The Cleveland Indians have hosted the mid-summer All-Star Game five different times. Cleveland Stadium played host to four games(1935,1954,1963,1981), while Progressive Field hosted the mid-summer classic in 1997.
In their history, the Indians have won six American league Central Division Championships, five American league Championships and two World Series titles.
Tribe fans have the distinction of holding the Major League Baseball record of 455 consecutive sold-out games at Progressive Field.
Since opening in 1994, Progressive Field has entertained nearly 30 million fans.
Since 1994, the Indians have compiled the 4th best overall record among baseball's 30 Major League teams, ranking behind only the Atlanta Braves, New York Yankees, and Boston Red Sox:
TEAM Games W-L PCT
1. Braves 1714 1045-669 .610
2. Yankees 1711 1036-675 .605
3. Red Sox 1716 942-774 .549
4. Indians 1713 940-773 .549
5. Astros 1717 935-782 .545
The Indians home record of 501-373 at Progressive Field represents a winning percentage of .573.
Since Progressive Field opened in 1994, the Indians have come from behind to win 278 times!
During the same time frame, the Tribe has won 133 games in its last at bat!
Since 1994, a total of 41 Indians players have been selected for the All-Star game.