Originally written March 31, 2013 on Indians Baseball Insider:
As an experiment, I have assembled 18 Cleveland baseball teams from all eras to compete in a 162 game schedule for the Best Team in Cleveland History using Out Of The Park Baseball 13 (OOTP), which is a baseball simulation game. Below are the results for August, and if you missed them, here are the other pieces in the nine-part series: Nostalgia League previewOpening day resultsApril resultsMay resultsJune resultsJuly resultsAugust results September opened with the 2005 Indians holding a three game lead over the 1920 Indians in the Speaker Division in a race that may go down to the wire.   Over in the Boudreau Division the 1995 Indians hold a 12 game lead with only 22 games to go.  Mike Hargrove's bunch have a magic number of 12. September 1 – 4 September 1:  CC Sabathia (13-6) strikes out 12 of the 1986 Indians in an 8-1 thumping.  Catcher Victor Martinez hit his 30th home run and aged knuckleball pitcher Phil Niekro dropped to 6-16 for the '86 Indians.  1920 also got 8 str...
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