ROUGHNECKS CAPTURE SOCCER BOWL
By ALEX YANNIS, NEW YORK TIMES
Published: October 2, 1983
From the archives of the old Tulsa Tribune, dated April 10th, 1978....
"We've only been in the league two and a half years and already half the teams hate us..."
"Give me another two years and we'll have them all."
Noel Lemon, 1980 Tulsa Roughnecks GM (1944-2012)
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