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Calling All Spokane Indians Fans: SWX is Searching for the Best Indian of All Time

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    (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). New York Yankees' Ron Guidry, left. and Andy Pettitte look on from the dugout before the Yankees Old Timers' Day baseball game Sunday, June 17, 2018, at Yankee Stadium in New York.(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun). New York Yankees' Ron Guidry, left. and Andy Pettitte look on from the dugout before the Yankees Old Timers' Day baseball game Sunday, June 17, 2018, at Yankee Stadium in New York.
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    (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley). Houston Astros' Carlos Correa celebrates in the dugout after hitting a home run to tie the Kansas City Royals in the eighth inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, June 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Colin E. Braley). Houston Astros' Carlos Correa celebrates in the dugout after hitting a home run to tie the Kansas City Royals in the eighth inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, June 17, 2018.
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The Spokane Indians will begin Northwest League play in a little over three weeks, with Opening Day vs. the Eugene Emeralds on Friday, June 13, at 6:30 p.m. live on SWX. That being said, we need your help.

As we lead up to the 2014-season opener SWX is going to compile a bracket to determine who is the best Spokane Indian of all time. Is it Tommy Lasorda, Steve Garvey or Maury Wills? How about Jurickson Profar or Ian Kinsler? Think back to all of the greats of the game you have seen right here in Spokane and let us know who you think should make our initial list!

Here's how you can let your voice be heard: Comment on this story posting on our facebook page, tweet us at @SWXRightNow or email us a sports@khq.com with your list of the best ever.

Our facebook page can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/SWXRightNow

Click here for our Twitter page: https://twitter.com/swxrightnow 

Starting next week, you'll be able to vote for the top eight in a bracket-style format to narrow down the greatest Indian to ever hit the diamond. So what are you waiting for? Tell us now!
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    The Texas Rangers assigned 23 players to Spokane on Friday for the start of the Northwest League season, which opens Friday, June 15th at Avista Stadium. Six players return from the Indians 2017 roster that won the second half NWL North Division Championship. 

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    The Texas Rangers assigned 23 players to Spokane on Friday for the start of the Northwest League season, which opens Friday, June 15th at Avista Stadium. Six players return from the Indians 2017 roster that won the second half NWL North Division Championship. 

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