It has been an amazing year for the Cleveland Indians.
You probably think we're talking about the 2011 Cleveland Indians, which is a fair assumption, since those Indians are back in playoff contention again.
But no, we're talking about different Cleveland Indians. We're talking about former Cleveland Indians.
Since emerging as a small market power in the early 1990s, the Indians have continued to succeed time and again despite their inability to spend with the big boys. As a result, the Indians are in a constant state of trading the stars of today for the stars of tomorrow.
Yet somehow, it works.
Here is a look at an All-Star roster composed entirely of former Cleveland Indians.