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Akron Beacon Journal Feb 7, 2016

Indians continue campaign for Bob Feller; Jim Thome hopes Albert Belle comes to ceremony

The trucks packed with gear are leaving for Goodyear, Ariz., a promissory note that baseball will soon arrive. Pitchers and catchers will report on Feb. 17, all players will report by Feb. 21 and the Indians will kick off their spring training slate against the Cincinnati Reds on March 1. Spring is near and baseball is coming. Here’s a roundup of Indians notes to pass the time. Presidential MedalThe Indians have started a campaign with the goal of awarding the late Bob Feller with the Presidential Medal of Freedom via a petition. The petition, filed on WhiteHouse.gov on Wednesday, needs...
Akron Beacon Journal Feb 5, 2016

Indians continue campaign for Bob Feller; Jim Thome hopes Albert Belle comes to ceremony

The trucks packed with gear are leaving for Goodyear, Arizona, a promissory note that baseball will soon arrive. Pitchers and catchers will report on Feb. 17, all players will report by Feb. 21 and the Indians kick off their spring training slate against the Cincinnati Reds on March 1. Spring is near and baseball is coming. Here’s a roundup of Indians notes to pass the time. Presidential Medal The Indians have started a campaign with the goal of awarding the late Bob Feller with the Presidential Medal of Freedom via a petition. The petition, filed on WhiteHouse.gov on...
Plain Dealer Feb 5, 2016

Is Jim Thome a first-ballot Hall of Famer? Thursday Conversation follow-up

Jim Thome totaled 612 home runs, including 337 in a Cleveland Indians uniform. He and former teammate Omar Vizquel will join the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot in 2018. Will Thome earn entry on his first try?
Plain Dealer Feb 5, 2016

10 memorable home runs from Jim Thome's major league career

Jim Thome hit 612 home runs during his career. Many were memorable. Here are 10 of them.
Plain Dealer Feb 4, 2016
'I loved my time here and I cherish every moment': The Thursday Conversation with Jim Thome

'I loved my time here and I cherish every moment': The Thursday Conversation with Jim Thome

In this week's Thursday Conversation, Thome discusses his storied career, the Indians' shortcomings in the World Series, his departure for Philadelphia and his rapport with the city and fan base.
Plain Dealer Feb 3, 2016
How a Cleveland Indians minor league pitcher found his missing teeth and built a scoreless streak

How a Cleveland Indians minor league pitcher found his missing teeth and built a scoreless streak

Feyereisen started his professional career with 31 scoreless innings in the Indians' organization. He registered 17 clean frames with Low-A Mahoning Valley in 2014 and he began the 2015 campaign with 14 run-free innings.
Plain Dealer Feb 3, 2016
What does Jim Thome think when he watches 25-year-old videos of himself at the plate? Previewing the Thursday Conversation

What does Jim Thome think when he watches 25-year-old videos of himself at the plate? Previewing the Thursday Conversation

In this week's Thursday Conversation, we'll talk with the five-time All-Star about his early days with the Indians, when he knew he could become a legitimate big league power hitter, the Indians' potent lineup of the '90s, whether it stings not to have won a World Series, how long it took him to recover from the '97 loss to the Florida Marlins, how his son is taking after him, what he would say to fans who are still upset that he left for greener pastures in Philadelphia and what it meant to return to Cleveland nine years later.
Plain Dealer Jan 30, 2016

Cleveland Indians to give away three bobbleheads in 2016, including ones of Bob Feller, Jim Thome

The Indians will give away a Thome bobblehead on July 30. The club will also hand out bobbleheads of Yan Gomes (July 9) and Bob Feller (Aug. 13) this season.
Plain Dealer Jan 30, 2016

Jim Thome humbled by Hall of Fame induction, hopes AIbert Belle will attend

Jim Thome said his induction to the Indians' Hall of Fame was humbling, but cool. Thome, Albert Belle, Frank Robinson and Charlie Jamieson will be inducted on July 30 at Progressive Field.
Akron Beacon Journal Jan 29, 2016

Jim Thome, Albert Belle, Frank Robinson, Charlie Jamieson to be inducted into Indians Hall of Fame

CLEVELAND: Four former Indians will make up the class of 2016 Hall of Fame inductees, including two of the organization’s greatest hitters who fueled the offensive surge in the mid-90s, a player/manager who broke down boundaries and a member of the 1920 World Series club. The four — Jim Thome, Albert Belle, Frank Robinson and Charlie Jamieson — will be inducted into the Indians Hall of Fame in a ceremony on July 30 at Progressive Field. The first 15,000 fans to attend that game against Oakland will receive a Thome bobblehead. “These are four of the all-time great players in our...
Plain Dealer Jan 29, 2016

Albert Belle, Frank Robinson, Jim Thome, Charlie Jamieson named to Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame

The powerhouse class of Albert Belle, Frank Robinson, Jim Thome and Charlie Jamieson will be inducted into the Indians' Hall of Fame at Progressive Field on July 30.
News-Herald Jan 29, 2016
Jim Thome, Albert Belle lead Cleveland Indians 2016 Hall of Fame Class

Jim Thome, Albert Belle lead Cleveland Indians 2016 Hall of Fame Class

Three of the most memorable Indians players from the last 40 years and one from their 1920 World Series championship team are heading to the team's Hall of Fame.Sluggers Jim Thome and Albert Belle plus Frank Robinson, the first African-American manager in the Major Leagues, and Charlie Jamieson, who batted .
Akron Beacon Journal Jan 29, 2016

Jim Thome, Albert Belle, Frank Robinson, Charlie Jamieson to be inducted into Indians Hall of Fame

Four former Indians will make up the class of 2016 Hall of Fame inductees, including two of the organization’s greatest hitters, a player/manager that broke down boundaries and a member of the 1920 World Series club. The four—Jim Thome, Albert Belle, Frank Robinson and Charlie Jamieson—will be inducted into the Indians Hall of Fame in a ceremony on July 30 at Progressive Field. The first 15,000 fans to attend that game against Oakland will receive a Thome bobblehead. ”These are four of the all-time great players in our franchise’s storied history, and through their individual...

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