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Mon, 1987-02-02

On February 2, 1987, longtime Kansas City Royals pitcher Dennis Leonard announces his retirement. A three-time 20-game winner, Leonard had struggled in his comeback from knee problems, winning just eight of 21 decisions in 1986.

 

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