J.R. Richard Sets Scoreless Inning Record

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Date of Event: June 11, 1980

In the first half of 1980, there wasn’t a better pitcher in baseball than J.R. Richard. At 6’8” tall and 235 pounds, he was an imposing sight on the mound. On June 11, 1980, Richard set an Astros team record for consecutive scoreless innings in a win over the Cubs. He pitched 31 scoreless innings that day, striking out 8 batters.

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Larry Dierker was born September 22, 1946, in Hollywood California. Larry is a former Major League Baseball pitcher, manager, broadcaster, and he is also an accomplished American novelist, blogger, essayist, playwright, motivational speaker, and digital entrepreneur.