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The Cleveland Indians: 1920 World Champions with Scott Longert

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Baseball Heritage Museum at League Park

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Cleveland, OH 44103

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One hundred years ago the Cleveland Indians brought home their first pennant and World Series victory over the Brooklyn Robins.

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One hundred years ago the Cleveland Indians brought home their first pennant and World Series victory over the Brooklyn Robins. Hear all about the players, owner and the circumstances that brought about this historic accomplishment. Players including Tris Speaker, Ray Chapman, Steve O’Neill and Elmer Smith will be profiled along with an in depth look at the exciting 1920 World Series.

Scott H. Longert, an avid baseball historian, has an undergraduate degree from the Ohio State University and an M.A. degree in American History from Cleveland State University. He has spent many years in the history field serving as the Sports Archivist for the Western Reserve Historical Society and Site Manager for Shandy Hall, an 1815 home in northeast Ohio. Scott was a Park Ranger for the National Park Service, stationed at the James A. Garfield National Historic Site until his recent retirement.

Scott’s newest book, Bad Boys, Bad Times is the second installment of a trilogy on Cleveland Indians Baseball history. The first began in 1916 and the final installment will take the Indians up to and through the 1948 World Series.

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