1989 Topps Record Breakers – Card #5 – Orel Hershiser
Headline: “Hershiser Pitches 59 Scoreless Innings”
The Story: San Diego, CA. September 28, 1988: Dodgers’ Orel Hershiser has completed the 1988 season with 59 consecutive scoreless innings, a major league record. Dodgers’ Don Drysdale pitched 58 straight innings during 1968 season without allowing a run.
Memories: I remember this well, and everyone I knew was talking about and collecting Hershiser because of it!!!