On April 18, 1964, Sandy Koufax of the Los Angeles Dodgers strikes out the side on nine pitches, becoming the first pitcher in major league history to achieve the feat twice. In spite of this third-inning dominance against the Cincinnati Reds, Koufax loses the game, 3-0.
May 31, 1968
September 24, 2006
Cy Acosta of the Chicago White Sox becomes the first American League pitcher to bat in a game since the designated hitter
June 20, 1973