Cleveland Indians Logo – The Cleveland Indians are a deductible of baseball based in Cleveland playing in the Major League Baseball. Nicknamed The Tribe, the Indians franchise was founded in 1900 as the Cleveland Lake Shores and evolving since 1994 at Progressive Field (formerly Jacobs Field; 43 545 seats). Number of top players like Lou Boudreau, Bob Feller, Addie Joss, Nap Lajoie, Tris Speaker, Cy Young and Satchel Paige had played for the Indians, helping the franchise to win two times the World Series in 1920 and 1948.
Since the 1960s however, the reputation of Indians is that of a team of losers. This situation lasted until the mid- 1990s and the revival of the sports franchise that argument, without winning two World Series in 1995 and 1997. The Indians are three disappointing seasons marked by the departure of several top players like CC Sabathia, Cliff Lee and Victor Martinez. After the 2009 season, manager Eric Wedge was fired. Manny Acta succeeded him.
Cleveland has a major league training of 1887 to 1899, the Cleveland Spiders, but those that evolve in National League from 1889 to 1899 cease operations after a disastrous 1899 season: 20 wins and 134 losses. The current franchise was founded in 1900, by Charles Somers as the Cleveland Lake Shores by transfer of training from Western League, the Grand Rapids Rustlers, Cleveland. The Western League changed its name to American League in 1900 but still operates under the label of minor league. By 1900, Cleveland evolves League Park (9000 places) American League (former Western League). The Lake Shores participate in this competition, finishing sixth with 63 wins to 73 defeats. But the season had started with a 7-6 victory at Indianapolis with Bumpus Jones as starting pitcher for Cleveland.