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This Day in Dodgers History
August 7th

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1972 The Hall of Fame inducts pitchers Sandy Koufax (1st yr, 86.9%), the author of four no-hitters, and three hundred game winner Early Wynn (4th yr, 76.0%). Yogi Berra (2nd yr, 85.6%), who retired as the AL leader for catcher putouts with 8,723, is also enshrined in Cooperstown.

(Ed. Note: Thirty-six-year-old Sandy Koufax, who was voted in on 344 of 396 ballots, becomes the youngest player to ever be enshrined - LP)

2003 Fireballer Eric Gagne ties the single-season record for consecutive saves to start a season, established in 1995 by Jose Mesa of the Indians. The Dodger closer strikes out the Reds' side in the ninth inning for his 38th save this season and 46th consecutive regular-season save overall.

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