Cleveland Indians History

The Cleveland Indians were a professional football team from 1920 until 1921, playing their final season in Cleveland, Ohio.

Cleveland Indians by the Decades


The Cleveland Indians' inaugural season was 1920 as the Cleveland Tigers. During the decade, the Tigers had a record of 5-9-2 during the regular season and not a single game in the playoffs. They won zero division titles. In 1921, the Tigers changed their name from the Cleveland Tigers to the Cleveland Indians.

Cleveland Indians Head Coaching History

Head Coach Years Record Win percentage Playoff record
Jim Thorpe 1921 3-5-0 37.5% 0-0
Stan Cofall 1920 0-2-1 16.7% 0-0
Al Pierotti 1920 2-2-1 50.0% 0-0

Franchise history

Franchise history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship