Most Consecutive Strikeouts In A Game

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Tom Seaver, called “Tom Terrific” by the fans, holds the Major League record for the most consecutive strikeouts in a game with 10–the last of 19 Ks he recorded in a game on April 22nd, 1970. Several pitchers, since 1893, have had 8 consecutive strikeouts in a game, including Nolan Ryan–twice. While with the California […]

Victor Starffin: The Greatest Pitcher in Japanese Baseball History?

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Victor Starffin, except for a fluke of history, might have been a member of the American baseball Hall of Fame. He was the first pitcher to win 300 games in Japanese baseball history, and was elected to the Japan Professional Baseball Hall of Fame in 1960. Much of his family history is speculative and disputed, […]