On August 19, 1977 — 1977 – Backed by homers from Reggie Jackson and Bucky Dent, Mike Torrez hurls his 6th complete game in a row and New York beats Texas, 8 – 1. The Yanks are now 2 1/2 games back of Boston.


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Sources:
Baseball Reference August 19
National Pastime August 19
Retro Sheet
Hall of Fame
SABR Games Project
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