1915 Cleveland Indians

Uniform & Team History

In honor of the late Ray Chapman. Chapman was one of the great-fielding shorts-stops of his era. On August 16, 1920, he was hit by a pitch thrown by Carl Mays of the Yankees and died the next day, making him the only player in big-league history to die as a result of a game injury.

Oldtime Game History

In 1994, Chad Konecky of School Sports Magazine was the first batter in the first inning of the first Oldtime Baseball Game. He made a return appearance to The Game in 2000, wearing this uniform.

Also worn by:

Eric Previte, Babson College (’98); Damian Vega, Metrowest Daily News (’99); Ben Stoll, Bucknell University (’01); Jim Cody, coach (’03); Joe Zarbano, Emerson College (’08); Patrick Gigante, coach (’09); Mike Trachtenburg, Westfield State College (’10); Cameron Monagle, Arlington (’13).

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