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Indians to Honor Harrison Dillard Prior to Thursday Night Game Against the Angels

Harrison Dillard training for the 1948 London Olympics

Prior to the Indians’ Thursday night game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, the team plans to honor Olympic track and field star (and Cleveland native) Harrison Dillard. It’s obviously a good time to recognize the four-time medal winner, in the midst of the Rio Olympics. Dillard won a gold medal in the 100 meter dash in the 1948 London Olympics, as well as a gold in the 4 x 100 meter relay in 1948, and a gold in the 110 meter hurdles in the 1952 Helsinki Olympics, and was again a part of the gold medal-winning 4 x 100 meter relay in 1952.