Gary Nolan Records Win #250
Thursday, June 26th, 1986: The Indians SP Gary Nolan wrote his name in the league history books by picking up career victory number 250 today against the Chicago White Sox. In the Cleveland 4-1 triumph at Cleveland Stadium, the 38-year-old hurler went 7.1 innings, allowed 4 hits and had 5 strikeouts and 2 walks.
"I won't forget this day," an emotional Nolan told reporters. "It's hard to stay at the top for so long and to win 250 games is quite a feat."
So far in Nolan's career, the 38-year-old starter has won 250 and lost 222, collecting 2444 strikeouts with a 3.66 ERA. Opponents have hit .263 against him.