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This Day in Dodgers History
June 2nd

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1995 After five no-decisions, Hideo Nomo picks up his first major league victory, giving up one run on two hits in 8+ innings when the Dodgers beat the Mets at Chavez Ravine, 2-1. Los Angeles signed the 26-year-old former Japanese All-Star to a minor league contract with a signing bonus of over $2 million in the off-season.

2021 On the date that marked the beginning of his streak in 1925 and his death of ALS 16 years later in 1941, MLB celebrates the inaugural Lou Gehrig Day, continuing a tradition that began a few seasons ago with the reading of his "I am the luckiest person on Earth" speech. In addition to raising money to find a cure for the dreaded disease, every team will display "4-ALS" logos highlighting the Hall of Famer's jersey number with players, managers, and coaches wearing a special commemorative patch on their uniforms.

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