Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Remembering 10 cent Beer Night at Cleveland Stadium

It was on that fateful night on June 4, 1974 when the geniuses in the Cleveland Indians Promotional Department decided that dime beer night with no limit was a good idea. A guy I work with was there as a kid but left before the riot ensued. After players were hit with chairs, batteries and anything else that wasn't bolted down, the umpires finally called the game.

Read a great narrative of the night on Page 2 of

These pictures from the Cleveland Plain Dealer are priceless.

The guy in the middle is pretty imtimidating with those glasses.

I think I saw this guy tailgating at a Browns game.