Cleveland Indians Opening Day by the numbers

CLEVELAND -- When the Cleveland Indians battle the Chicago White Sox at Progressive Field on Tuesday afternoon, it will mark the team's 117th home opener.

Here are more fun opening day stats to soak in...

24: The number of home openers played at Progressive Field. All have been sold-out games.

59-57: The team's record in all of the home openers.

11-12: The team's record since moving to Progressive Field in 1994.

22: The number of times Cleveland has faced the White Sox for the home opener, including 2017.

2011: The last time the Indians hosted the White Sox for opening day.

43,190: The highest attendance ever for a Cleveland Indians home opener set back in 2012.

9: The number of times the Indians have thrown shutouts during a home opener.

8: The number of times the Indians have been shutout during a home opener.

4: The record-setting number of wins Bob Feller pitched on opening day.

2014: The last time the Indians hit a home run on opening day. It came from Nick Swisher's bat while battling Minnesota Twins.

2006: The last time the Indians hit a grand slam on opening day. It came from Casey Black against the Minnesota Twins.

9: The most games won on opening day in a single decade (1920-1929).

3: The channel to watch Tuesday's home opener against the White Sox. We have complete coverage on WKYC all day long. First pitch is slated for 4:10 p.m.

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