Scott: Cold, wet facts with the 1920 Indians

From SABR member David A. Scott at on April 22, 2020:

Every self-respecting Indians fan will tell you they never left a game before the end, even if it’s a lie. However, many admit thinking about bailing when Northeast Ohio gets cold and moist. Your job during this report is to declare when you would want to pack it in and leave League Park on April 20, 1920.

History has not recorded precise details about the weather that day but the Plain Dealer described it as “anything but favorable for baseball.” The front page said “probably rain. No change in temperature.”

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Originally published: April 23, 2020. Last Updated: April 23, 2020.