Championships are won with talent, hard work and luck. No team has gotten to the top without dodging some major obstacles. One of those problems is injures. You can assemble the best team in the majors, but if half of them go down, you’re not going anywhere.
The Indians have been playing for over 100 years now and only have two World Series titles to their name. Think they’ve been unlucky? The Tribe has racked up a massive amount of season-harming injuries in their over-a-century existence that very well may have cost the city of Cleveland another championship or two.
The 2011 Cleveland Indians are playing well despite the injuries they have suffered (Alex White, Grady Sizemore, Travis Hafner). But with how snakebitten this franchise has been in the past, it makes me (and I’m sure many others) worry about how long they can keep it up. Let’s take a look at 10 on the worst injuries the Tribe players have suffered over the years. Read More…
From Bleacher Report, May 31, 2011