We know being an Indians fan can increase your stress levels at times. So, take a deep breath and step up to the plate with two books that reflect on past Tribe greatness.
|The Book||Cleveland Indians Legends (Black Squirrel Books, $29.95)||The Best They Could Be (Potomac Books, $22)|
|Synopsis||A look at the 40 most memorable players in franchise history||A thorough account of the team's run from sixth place in 1916 to the World Series in 1920|
|The Author||A sportswriter and columnist for The Plain Dealer for 32 years, Russell Schneider covered the Indians from 1964-1977, providing great insight into Tribe personalities.||Scott H. Longert, who has penned articles for The Plain Dealer and The Baseball Research Journal, offers a crisp style that brings the World War I-era story to life.|
|Fun Fact||Rocky River native George "The Bull" Uhle introduced the slider to baseball during the 1920s.||Jack Graney rode into the late innings of a 1919 spring training game on the horse that pulled the lawn mower around the field.|
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July 26, 2013