Cleveland is a city situated in Ohio. Cleveland is well known for tourism, culture as well as sports. Cleveland's professional sports teams include Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Indians, the Cleveland Gladiators, the Cleveland Crush and Lake Erie Monsters. Cleveland Browns Stadium, Wolstein Center and Quicken Loans Arena are the local sporting facilities.
Here are some of the most famous teams of Cleveland: Cleveland Indians
The Cleveland Indians is professional baseball team which played in Progressive field since 1994. The team gets its spring training in Goodyear Arizona. Cleveland Indians are in Central Division of American League. The Indians have won the World Series championships in the leagues of 1920 and 1948. The team got the name “Indians” because of a request from a club owner to decide a new for the team based on 1914 season. The media then chose “the Indians” in reference to the Atlanta braves. Cleveland Indians have been nicknamed as “the Wahoos” and “the Tribe”.
Cleveland Brown is a professional American football team and is currently the members of AFC (American Football Conference) in NFL (National Football League). Browns began to play in 1946 as a charter member of the AAFC (All America Football Conference) and joined the NFL when the leagues merged in 1950. After being nearly for 50 years in Cleveland, the owner of the team Art Modell announced his attention to move his team to Maryland, Baltimore. The Cleveland Browns were the most successful franchise of All America Football Conference. The Cleveland Browns is now known as Baltimore Ravens. The team has won eight league championships and all four titles of AAFC.
Cleveland Cavaliers play in the National Basketball League which is the highest level of professional basketball in United States. The team began to play in the NBA (National Basketball Association) as an expansion team in 1970. The team’s original jerseys were wine and gold which were changed several times as the years passed on. Cleveland Cavaliers fired Coach Mike Brown and most of the coaching staff during the 2010 offseason. Danny Ferry resigned from the post of General Manager of Cavaliers on June 4, 2010. Cavaliers won 43 games in the seasons of 19767-77 and 1977-78 under the direction of Coach Bill Fetch.