On August 7, 1971, just a week into August, Vida Blue of the Oakland A’s wins his 20th game of the season. The hard-throwing left-hander shuts out the Chicago White Sox, 1-0. Blue will finish the season with 24 wins and will capture both the American League’s MVP and Cy Young awards.
Carl Hubbell of the New York Giants pitches 18 innings of shutout ball in the first game of a doubleheader
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