Tag Archives: Cleveland Indians

Author Scott Raab discusses hometown pride and Cleveland sports

Scott Raab, author of You’re Welcome, Cleveland and The Whore of Akron, visited the library to talk about his love for Cleveland and its sports teams. Raab spent decades interviewing celebrities for GQ and Esquire, and he’s mastered both sides of the Q & A. Watch our … Continue reading

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Terry Pluto is coming to Mentor Public Library

Sportswriting legend Terry Pluto is coming to Mentor Public Library, and he’s bringing more than 40 years of Indians, Browns and Cavaliers stories with him. In addition to writing for The Akron Beacon-Journal and The Plain Dealer, Pluto has written more than 20 books, … Continue reading

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Scott Longert talks Cleveland Indians & Great Depression

Author, historian and Cleveland Indians fan Scott Longert talked about his newest book, No Money, No Beer, No Pennants: The Cleveland Indians & Baseball in the Great Depression, during a recent visit to our library. Longert’s newest book will delight … Continue reading

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Talking Tribe during the Great Depression

It’s a boom time to be a Cleveland Indians fan (or Cleveland sports fan, in general,) but it hasn’t always been this way. There have been lean years. And few eras were as frustrating and fascinating as the Cleveland Indians during … Continue reading

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Remembering the first Cleveland Indians team to win a World Series

It’s been awhile since the Indians and the city of Cleveland celebrated a World Series win—since 1948, to be exact. But this isn’t another sad song about Rocky Colavito or Jose Mesa. This is about remembering a time—the first time, … Continue reading

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