Brett Butler was only with the Indians from 1984-1987. During that run he was pretty great, hitting .288/.373/.369. He averaged 5 HR and 41 SB a year, all while playing a very solid center field. He was the kind of center fielder that any team in the league would fall[…]
Collecting Cleveland Indians Since 1982
Collecting Cleveland Indians Topps team sets from 1952-present, as well as post-war minor and major league autographs.
Chris Morris, of – Drafted by the Cardinals in the 15th round of the 2000 draft. He played pro ball from 2000-2005, and made it as far as AA. Despite never making it to AAA has some eye-popping stats. In 2001 with A-ball Peoria he hit .294/.398/.367 with 111 stolen[…]
I have always enjoyed adding signed index cards to my collection. There was a time when index cards were the backbone of collecting, being used for both in-person and through the mail collecting. But over the years more and more players refused to sign them, to the point that index[…]
John Lowenstein was in the majors from 1970-1985. He split the majority of his career with the Indians and Orioles. Was with the Indians from 1970 to 1977. This was a dark time to be playing in Cleveland, and I think it rubbed off on his performance. During his time[…]
Willie Horton was an outfielder in the majors from 1969-1980. 18 seasons in the majors, racking up 26.4 WAR. Was on the World Series winning 1968 Detriot Tigers squad. Selected to four All-Star teams and rated Top-30 MVP votes four times. Eight seasons with an OPS+ higher than 125. Power was[…]
OF Vada Pinson was in the majors from 1958 to 1975. He spent the majority of his career–11 seasons–with the Reds. He was part of one postseason team: the 1961 Reds, who went to the World Series. They lost to the Yankees. Pinson was selected to two All-Star teams, won a[…]