On September 17, 1964 — Seattle mayor J.D. Dorm Braman publicly admits his attempt to bring the Indians to the Emerald City. Other suitors for the disgruntled franchise, whose board of directors will vote to keep the team in Cleveland next month, include the cities of Oakland and Dallas.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference September 17
National Pastime September 17
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