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This Day in Dodgers History
June 8th

5 Fact(s) Found
1952 Before starting a twin bill against the Reds, Dodger manager Chuck Dressen tells Cal Abrams that the bench warrior needs to taunt the opposing skipper if he wants to stay with the team. After spending the opener of a doubleheader mocking his opponents, the outfielder is informed between games of his trade to Cincinnati, effective tomorrow, and will need to report to his new field boss, one furious Roger Hornsby.
1955 After only eight games and 13 innings of work, the Dodgers option rookie left-handed pitcher Tom Lasorda to Montreal to make room for a Sandy Koufax. The team's newest southpaw, a bonus baby, comes off the 30-day disabled list after injuring his ankle.
1968 Dodger right-hander Don Drysdale's scoreless streak ends at a record 58â…” innings when Howie Bedell's sacrifice drives in Tony Taylor in the fifth inning. It will be the Phillies outfielder's only RBI for the season.
2007 With their 3-0 victory over Detroit at Comerica Park, the Mets begin a span of 18 games to become the first team in baseball history to play six consecutive series against six different clubs that all participated in the previous playoffs season. During the stretch, New York will compile an 8-10 record while playing against the Tigers, Dodgers, Yankees, Twins, A's, and Cardinals.
2012 Six Mariners pitchers combine in the franchise's third no-hitter when starter Kevin Millwood leaves the game with an injury, and five relievers keep the Dodgers hitless in the team's 1-0 victory at Safeco Field. Brian Runge, the home plate umpire, was also behind the dish for Philip Humber's perfect game, making him the first ump to call balls and strikes for two no-hitters in one season since Drew Coble accomplished the feat in 1990.

5 Fact(s) Found