On This Date 10/6/1985

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On the final day of the regular season, Phil Niekro of the New York Yankees wins his 300th game. Niekro earns his 300th win with an 8-0 win over the Toronto Blue Jays at Exhibition Stadium. The Knuckleballer goes the distance, with his brother Joe Niekro sitting in the Yankees’ dugout. Phil Niekro would retire following the 1987 season with a record of 318-274.

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