On September 24, 1978 — Yankee southpaw Ron Guidry ties the American League record for shutouts tossed in a season by a lefty when he blanks Cleveland, 4-0. ‘Gator’, with his ninth complete scoreless game, equals Babe Ruth’s mark, who accomplished the feat in 1916 with the Red Sox.

 


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