Mayhem by the Lake

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Date of Event: June 4, 1974

On June 4, 1974, the Indians held a 10-cent beer night promotion. The majority of the 25,134 fans went to the stadium to see a ballgame but a large minority found a warm night and cheap beer, a volatile mixture, and went looking for trouble. Fans got so drunk and rowdy that the game had to end in forfeit.