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75 Years and Counting Part XXV: The Story of the 1973 Cleveland Indians

Hey! Would ya look at that! A third of the way there!

1973 marked the first year of Phil Seghi’s tenure as the General Manager in Cleveland. In many ways Seghi represented an upgrade over Gabe Paul, but that isn’t a particularly reassuring statement. Given that we’re sitting here 50 years later talking about how we still haven’t won a world series, it’s safe to say that his time at the helm still wasn’t great.

Seghi hit the ground running, trading away everything that wasn’t bolted down in an attempt to rebuild the organization.

Oh, I’m sorry, did I say rebuild the organization?