Archive for the ‘Cleveland Indians’ Category

Indians catcher Naragon, member of famed 1954 team, dies

Saturday, August 31st, 2019

Hal Naragon, who caught three Hall of Fame pitchers on Cleveland's 1954 World Series team, has died. The Indians said Naragon died Saturday in Barberton, Ohio, where the high school's baseball field is named in his honor. Naragon made his debut with Cleveland in 1951 and played in three games that season before serving two years in the Marine Corps.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Sunday, August 25th, 2019

Newton suffered the injury on Thursday in a preseason game against the New England Patriots. Golf: South African Van Rooyen clinches breakthrough win in Sweden South African Erik van Rooyen holed a 12-foot birdie putt on the final green to pip England's Matthew Fitzpatrick and win his maiden European Tour title at the Scandinavian Invitation on Sunday. Van Rooyen, 29, who finished runner-up in Qatar and Morocco this season, stretched the lead to three strokes on the back nine at Hills Golf & Sports Club in Gothenburg.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

Spieth, 67th on the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup points list, is one of the few big names in the field as most of the top ranked players opted to skip the event to get some time off after a busy few weeks. FIFA approves expansion of women's World Cup to 32 teams in 2023 Soccer's world governing body FIFA has approved the expansion of the Women's World Cup from the existing 24 teams to 32 for the 2023 edition and reopened the bidding process for potential hosts. "The FIFA Council has unanimously agreed to a proposal to expand the number of teams taking part in the women's World Cup from 24 to 32, with effect as of the next edition of the tournament in 2023," it said in a statement.

Don Mossi, All-Star pitcher for Cleveland in ’57, dies at 90

Wednesday, July 24th, 2019

Don Mossi, a left-handed pitcher who won 101 games in over a decade as a major leaguer and was an All-Star for the Cleveland Indians in 1957, has died. He was 90. The Cremation Society of Idaho says Mossi died Friday in Nampa, Idaho.

Indians, Braves, Redskins all lose big on Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

On Indigenous People's Day, all the sports teams still branded with racist caricatures of those people got walloped. The Atlanta Braves, Cleveland Indians, and Washington Redskins all lost their games on the evening of the holiday originally named after the European explorer who stumbled upon the Americas and proceeded to enslave its inhabitants. In the Major League Baseball playoffs, Atlanta fell 6-2 to the Los Angeles Dodgers and Cleveland suffered a bruising 11-3 loss to the Houston Astros.