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This Day in Royals History
July 3rd

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1987 Paul Splittorff, the team's all-time leader in victories, is inducted into the Royals' Hall of Fame, along with late manager Dick Howser and infielder Cookie Rojas. The slender southpaw was the first player selected by the franchise to appear on its major league roster.
1987 On 'Dick Howser Day' at Royals Stadium, the former manager, who died last month from brain cancer, is inducted into the team's Hall of Fame. The club honors their late former manager (1981-86), by retiring his uniform number 10, the first digits retired in the history of the franchise.

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