What Dodger pitcher broke a 62 year old record when he struck out 29 batters in the 1965 World Series?

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3) What Dodger pitcher broke a 62 year old record when he struck out 29 batters in the 1965 World Series? After losing in game 2 of the 1965 World Series, Sandy Koufax came back with a 4-hitter in game 5 and a 3-hitter in game 7. He finished with a 0.38 ERA, a record 29 strikeouts, and World Series MVP honors.

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Also asked, who was Sandy Koufax's wife?

Kimberly Francis m. 1985–1998 Anne Koufax m. 1969–1982

Beside above, who played in the 1965 World Series? 1965 World Series. The 1965 World Series featured the National League champion Los Angeles Dodgers against the American League champion Minnesota Twins. It is best remembered for the heroics of Sandy Koufax, who was named the series MVP.

One may also ask, what team won the first indoor game in World Series history?

On October 17, 1987, the first indoor game in World Series history is played. It was on this night that the Minnesota Twins hosted the St. Louis Cardinals at the Hubert H.

Who has hit the most home runs in World Series history?

World Series Career Hitting Records

World Series Career Records World Series Career Hitting Records
Record Rank Name(s)
Home Runs in a World Series (Most Home Runs in a Career in World Series History) (The Top 10) 1. Mickey Mantle
2. Babe Ruth
3. Yogi Berra

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How old is Sandy Koufax now?

84 years (December 30, 1935)

Why did Sandy Koufax retire early?

On November 18, 1966, Sandy Koufax, the ace pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers, retires from baseball. But he had chronic arthritis in his pitching arm, and he was afraid that if he kept playing baseball, eventually he wouldn't be able to use his left hand at all.

Who is the best pitcher of all time?

The Best Pitchers Of All Time
PITCHER RATING
1 Jake Arrieta 66.8
2 Clayton Kershaw 66.8
3 Chris Sale 61.2
4 Stephen Strasburg 59.0

How fast did Sandy Koufax throw?

The highest speed Koufax was ever clocked at was 93.2 mph. For comparison purposes, my baseball son was catcher on a high school team with a rotation clocked at 90, 94, 94 and 100. Another thought point is that the pitcher who threw 90 was first starter, the ace of the staff.

What nationality is Sandy Koufax?

American

What was Sandy Koufax nickname?

Bonus Baby
Sandy

Where does Sandy Koufax live now?

Sandy Koufax's home in Vero Beach, Florida, Nicknamed "The Left Arm of God", Sandy Koufax is a four-time World Series champion (1955, 1959, 1963, 1965) and in 1972 he became the youngest player ever elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Where was the first World Series game played?

Boston Americans (5) vs Pittsburgh Pirates (3)
1903 World Series 1903 World Series Program ← 1902 | Boston Americans (5) vs Pittsburgh Pirates (3) | 1905 →
1903 World Series Fast Facts
Game 1 Location Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds
Attendance 16,242
Game 2 Date / Box Score 10-02-1903

Who won World Series 1987?


Minnesota Twins

Who played in the 1991 World Series?

The 88th edition of the World Series, it was a best-of-seven playoff played between the American League (AL) champion Minnesota Twins (95–67) and the National League (NL) champion Atlanta Braves (94–68). The Twins defeated the Braves four games to three to win the championship.

What years did the Twins win the World Series?


1991
1987

Who won the first World Series game last night?

The road warrior Washington Nationals captured the franchise's first World Series title, by defeating the mighty Houston Astros, 6-2, on Wednesday night in Game 7. Washington's triumph capped the first World Series in baseball history in which visiting teams won all seven games.

How many World Series have the Twins played in?

The Twins originally played in Washington, D.C. (1901–60), and were known as the Senators before relocating to Minneapolis in 1961. The franchise has won three World Series titles (1924, 1987, and 1991) and six AL pennants.