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About New York Yankees vs. Cleveland Indians

The Cleveland Indians and the New York Yankees are two of the most well-known teams in the MLB. While the two don’t get the chance to play each other too often in the regular season, the history between them is hard to ignore. Both teams have produced incredible Hall of Famers, were powerhouse teams in the golden age of baseball as well as the 90’s, and went through slumps that ended with the introduction of visionary owners. On the field, they both put everything on the line and that’s why Indians vs. Yankees games are ones you never want to miss.

Memorable Showdowns between the Indians and the Yankees

Despite the fact that the Indians and Yankees don’t have a conventional rivalry in place, the two teams, whenever they meet on the field, are ready for a fight. They have had some very interesting matchups over the years. One particularly memorable is,

A Massive, Embarrassing Shutout

August 31, 2004 – On this day, the Indians handed the Yankees the most devastating loss they have experienced in their over 100 year history. This was one of the biggest shutouts in the MLB and obviously a huge source of embarrassment for the Yankees. The Indians beat the Yankees 22-0 at the end of 9 innings. To make matters worse, this humiliating defeat was all played out at Yankee Stadium in front of over 50,000 fans.

A Statistical Look at the matchups between the Indians and Yankees

Over the years, the Indians and the Yankees have played against one another on a number of occasions, with the Yankees having the overall upper hand. Here is how the Cleveland Indians have performed against the New York Yankees.

Games Played Losses Wins Win %age Home Wins-Losses Away Wins-Losses
1970 1096 862 .440 476-502 386-594

When the Cleveland Indians have taken on the New York Yankees in the past, they have scored a total of 8,218 runs and allowed 9,409 runs. In the postseason, the two teams have met three times. In 1997, the two teams played in the AL Division Series which the Indians won 3-2. In 1998, they met again in the AL Championship Series but here the Indians lost 2-4. The last time they met was in 2007 in the AL Division Series and the Indians won 4-1.

Top Players – Indians and Yankees

The Indians have had impressive talent on their bench including the likes of Orel Hershiser, the pitcher that led the Indians to three consecutive postseason appearances. Jim Thome is the third baseman known for his powerful home runs, and Gaylord Perry, the Hall of Famer and two time All-Star with the Indians. The Yankees, being one of the most celebrated teams in the MLB, have also seen incredible talent in their ranks over the years. This includes Derek Jeter, the all-time hits leader for the Yankees, Yogi Berra, one of the greatest catchers in the MLB who won ten World Series titles with the Yankees, and Joe DiMaggio, The Yankee Clipper who was an All-Star in every one of his 13 major league seasons.

The Indians and the Yankees are at it again!

In the 2017 MLB season, the Indians and the Yankees will square off against each other once again. To find out when their games are, look for the Cleveland Indians schedule and the New York Yankees schedule. With the dates of their games, you can get the best Cleveland Indians vs. New York Yankees tickets. All you need to do is check out the Progressive Field and Yankee Stadium seating charts. You can get your cheap Cleveland Indians New York Yankees tickets from here.

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