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PHIL NIEKRO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Carter and Niekro Reflect On Indians and Dreadful 1987 Season

The 1987 Cleveland Indians might be the biggest disappointment in Cleveland sports history.  The Tribe was supposed to be a contender.  They had finished the 1986 season at 84-78, which was the downtrodden franchise’s best record since 1968.  The Indians drew 1.47 million people went to Cleveland’s Municipal Stadium that summer, the largest number that the Indians had drawn...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: July 9, 1986

47 year old hurler Phil Niekro goes the distance to pick up his 306th career victory. Cleveland beats the White Sox by a score of 6-3 behind the heavy hitting of Mel Hall and Joe Carter, who drive in five runs between them.
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