Indians are done, but how much progress came at Progressive?

Major League Baseball’s postseason starts tonight, and the Cleveland Indians won’t be a part of it this year. It’s easy to take that at face value and say that the Tribe regressed this season. Equally as simple – and probably fair to a degree – is chalking that regression up to a lack of activity […]

The Hunt for Red (and Blue) October

As I sit in a library in Louisville between tables of sorority girls that sound like they’re talking about sorority things because seriously who does homework here, the Cleveland Indians are enjoying the end of their last off day of the regular season. The Tribe is sitting pretty and control their own destiny heading into […]

The All-Star case for Jason Kipnis

Obviously, Cleveland fans who watch Jason Kipnis everyday (or close to it) feel strongly that he should be included in this year’s American League All-Star squad in New York. He’s certainly the most worthy player on the Tribe, which will likely be the reason he makes it if he makes it. Each team gets an […]

Last night at Progressive Field…

The first order of business on this lovely Saturday afternoon is that last night’s Tribe game was a night of firsts for this blog. Most importantly, the final score was 6-3. If you read yesterday, you’ll know that this marks the first time that this blog has ever gotten a score prediction right on the […]

Believing is Back, Talkin’ some Tribe

Welcome back to Believing Since 1999. Here’s the personal update that nobody really cares about explaining why there hasn’t been a post to the blog since Phil Dawson’s departure. I recently started an internship with the Louisville Bats, the Cincinnati Reds’ Triple-A affiliate, working in Media Relations. That whole “building a resume for your professional […]

Live from Goodyear: A Comprehensive Review of Walk-Up Songs

As promised, Believing Since 1999’s final account from Goodyear will focus on dissecting the Tribe’s walk-up music in so much detail that you may not even find it entertaining by the end. We’ll start with a review of all of the notable ones and then a ranking of the top three and why. Buckle up, […]