As we wrap up the 20th year of the millennium, here’s a look at our Cleveland Indians All-Millennium team so far.
With the year 2020 finally coming to an end, we are officially through one-fifth of a millennium that’s provided many highs and lows for the Cleveland Indians.
Since 2000, the Indians have reached the postseason seven times, won an American League Pennant and have had four different Cy Young Award winners.
They have also had their struggles with six sub .500 seasons, trades of several star players and heartbreaking losses to seasons that finally looked as if they’d deliver Cleveland’s first World Series since 1948.
Despite all the highs and lows, several players will not be forgotten by any Indians fan that have played for the club within the last 20 years. Thus, it is an appropriate time to see what an all-millennium Cleveland Indians lineup looks like right now.
Keep in mind stats and contributions between 2000-2020 only were factored in when making this decision, meaning players such as Manny Ramirez and Jim Thome that played for the Indians at the beginning of the millennium but mostly during the 1990s were only judged based on their stats from 2000 on.
Without further ado, here’s lineup: