Scott: Retelling the 1920 Indians story

From SABR member David A. Scott at on April 14, 2020:

Cleveland knows how to party in April. It goes back more than 100 seasons.

The Plain Dealer knew what was coming on April 11, 1920.

“When spring showers have settled the dust and the long belated rays of the sun are beating down a cordial welcome on the bleachers, and the birds are twit-twitting on the right field fence or playing tag on the grand stand screens, then if ever comes the thawing of joints and a new lease of happiness to thousands of fans.”

I’m pretty sure Terry Pluto and his contemporaries at the PD never tapped out “twit-twitting” on their laptops.

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Originally published: April 15, 2020. Last Updated: April 15, 2020.