On November 28, 1956 — The Indians name Major Kerby Farrell as the team’s new manager, replacing Al Lopez who resign on the last day of the season after finishing his six-year tenure with a franchise-best 570-354 (.617) record. The Tribe’s 43 year-old new skipper led the AA Indianapolis Indians to the Junior World Series title, sweeping the Rochester Red Wings (Cardinals) in four games at the end of September.

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