Could Dwyane Wade be the Indians good luck charm?

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

CLEVELAND– Dwyane Wade is in the market for a new team and reports indicate he’s joining the Cavaliers.

That could be good news for the Indians too. How so?

In 2003, Wade signed his contract with the Miami Heat. That same year, the city’s MLB counterpart won the World Series.

Last year, the Chicago native returned home to play with the Bulls. Then the Cubs broke their championship drought and beat the Indians in a historic World Series.

D-Wade even acknowledged the trend in a tweet last year.

On Tuesday, ESPN reported Wade is nearing a commitment to sign with Cleveland and the deal could be finalized as early as Wednesday.

As for the Indians, they clinched the AL Central and have home field advantage for the American League Division Series. They also set a new AL record with 22 straight wins and have the second-best record in baseball.

More stories on the Cleveland Indians here

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.