On May 4, 1981, Ron Davis of the New York Yankees strikes out eight consecutive batters in a 4 – 2 victory over the California Angels at Anaheim Stadium. Davis, a hard-throwing reliever, ties Nolan Ryan’s American League record for most consecutive strikeouts in a game.
June 26, 1968
May 22, 1911
Hoyt Wilhelm of the Atlanta Braves becomes the first pitcher in major league history to appear in 1,000 games
May 10, 1970