Hit and (Now) Missed: The 1999 Indians

Posted: 31st October 2009 by Lewie Pollis in MLB
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The 1999 Cleveland Indians had one of the best lineups in the history of Major League Baseball. They had incredible individual accomplishments. Three sluggers combined for 108 homers. Four hitters had RBIs in the triple-digits. Five players scored 100 or more runs. They became the first team in nearly 50 years to score 1,000 runs in a season. More importantly, their incredible bats more than compensated for the unremarkable pitching staff; the Indians' 97-65 record was 21.5 games better than the second-place White Sox. The Indians teams of the late 1990's made it fun to be a Cleveland sports fan (at least, until the playoffs). It's been ten years since they hit their peak; what happened to all the players?Begin Slideshow ...

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