The Cleveland Indians are a baseball team based in Cleveland, Ohio. Cleveland Indians are in the Central Division in the American League of the Major League Baseball. Since the year 1994, they have played in Progressive Field (formerly Jacobs Field). Since their establishment in the year 1901 their spring training facility is in Goodyear, Arizona. The Cleveland Indians have won two World Series championships one in the year 1920 and the other in the year 1948.
In the year 1914, the "Indians" name was taken from a request by the club owner to decide a new name. In reference to the Boston Braves (which are now known as the Atlanta Braves), the Indians are more liked by the media. They are also called as "the Tribe" and "the Wahoos". The latter is a reference to the mascot which appears in the logo of the team, Chief Wahoo.
In the year 1900, the Cleveland team was originated as the Lake Shores, when the American League (AL) was still officially a minor league. One of the AL's eight charter franchises, in the year1901 the major league incarnation of the club was founded in Cleveland. It was firstly known as called the Cleveland Blues, the team played in League Park until the year 1946 moving permanently to Cleveland Municipal Stadium.