On May 19, 1981, Pittsburgh Pirates starter Jim Bibby narrowly misses pitching his second career no-hitter when he fires a one-hitter against the Atlanta Braves. The massive right-hander allows a leadoff single to Terry Harper before retiring the next 27 batters in a row. In 1973, Bibby had thrown a no-hitter for the Texas Rangers against the Oakland A’s.
New York Mets right-hander Dwight Gooden sets a National League record for most strikeouts by a rookie
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