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Today In Tribe History: September 3, 2000

Kenny Lofton‘s 1st-inning run ties a 1939 major league record set by the Yankees’ Red Rolfe for scoring in 18 consecutive games. The speedy Indians outfielder, besides hitting the game-winning homer in the 13th, also steals five bases tying Cleveland’s single-game record set by Alex Cole.
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Today in Tribe History: July 27, 2007

The Cleveland Indians bring back Kenny Lofton for a third go-around, trading prospect Max Ramirez to the Texas Rangers for him. It is the second time Ramirez is traded straight up for a major league veteran. Lofton receives a standing ovation in his first game back in Cleveland and helps the team reach the ALCS.
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Nick Swisher confronted Kenny Lofton over comments

The Cleveland Indians technically made the MLB playoffs in 2013, though they only got the chance to play one postseason game. The Indians were one of the two Wild Card teams the MLB’s new format supports, and they wound up losing to the Tampa Bay Rays. Because they were one-and-done, Cleveland legend Kenny Lofton does […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

About Kenny Lofton’s prolonged “Get off my lawn” moment

He may have been a part of one of the best outfield units to ever grace the grass at The Jake, but Tribe Hall of Fame speedster Kenny Lofton is not making many friends with the current crop of Wahoos. Lofton has long been a defender of his era, ensuring that Indians fans remember that, as good as times are today, they were way better back in his day. And, in a column filed by former...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Swisher got in Kenny Lofton’s face at the Indians’ Fan Fest

If this was reported at the time I missed it, but Anthony Castrovince of MLB.com has an interesting story about a dustup between former Indians great Kenny Lofton and current Indians leader Nick Swisher back in January. The upshot: following Lofton’s comments that the 2013 Indians weren’t truly a playoff team because the Wild Card game didn’t really count in his mind, several...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians: Add Two All Time Greats To Hall Of Fame

The Hall Of Fame at Progressive Field became just a little bit bigger. The Cleveland Indians organization inducted former General Manager John Hart and three time All-Star second baseman Carlos Baerga. John Hart was the man behind the curtain during some of the Indians most successful years in the 1990s including winning five straight AL Central titles, and two pennants including...
Via isportsweb.com
June 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: One of Kenny Lofton’s greatest games

I was reading on Twitter this morning that it is Kenny Lofton’s birthday. That led me to go to YouTube to see if I could find the highlights for one particular game. I found it. Kenny had four hits, five steals and hit the walk-off homer to win the game in extra innings against the Orioles. Happy 46th birthday to one of the greatest Cleveland Indians of all time. Now, bask in the...
Via Waiting For Next Year
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Random Athlete of the Day- Kenny Lofton

Kenny Lofton is a former Major League Baseball outfielder. He played on 11 different teams, including the Cleveland Indians three separate times, from 1991 to 2007. Lofton was a speedy center fielder that excelled in getting hits and stealing bases. via didthetribewinlastnight.com Lofton was a 6-time All-Star and a 4-time Gold Glove Award winner. He also led the league in stolen...
Via Taking Bad Schotz
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

“Crushed” Kenny Lofton speaks out against steroids, Hall of Fame voting

With me being off the ballot, what I accomplished during the steroid era meant nothing. You look at the people who voted for the Hall of Fame. I think there might have been 600. They still voted for people who were cheating the game. It boggles my mind that the people you know cheated, who admitted they cheated, are still on the Hall of Fame ballot. That is sad. It’s really sad...
Via Waiting For Next Year
February 24, 2013  |  1 Comment

Kenny Lofton on Chris Perez- “He doesn’t know anything about Cleveland”

Everyone has a take on the comments made by Indians closer Chris Perez over the weekend. Everyone including former Indian Kenny Lofton, who expressed his opinion via twitter. When responding to questions by fans what he thought of Perez’s comments, Lofton had this to say- “crazy …he doesn’t know anything about Cleveland” “Just win and stop disappointing the fans” ...
Via Waiting For Next Year
May 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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