On This Date 5/14/1981

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There was something in the air over Dodger Stadium, as the stars were bright for Fernando Valenzuela, who won his eighth straight start, going the distance as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Montreal Expos 3-2. Fernandomania had swept all of baseball, as the 20-year old pitcher from Mexico started the season 8-0 and had an ERA of 0.50. Valenzuela would go on to win both the Cy Young and Rookie of the Year.