On This Date 6/8/1968

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Don Drysdale of the Los Angeles Dodgers breaks Walter Johnson’s record of consecutive 55 2/3  scoreless inning as he blanks the Philadelphia Phillies for the first four innings at Dodger Stadium. Drysdale’s streak would end at 58 2/3 inning on a sacrifice fly by Howie Bedell in the fifth. The Dodgers would win the game 5-3, with Don Drysdale improving his record to 8-3 on the season.