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1987 Topps Record Breakers – Card #2 – Jim Deshaies

1987 Topps Record Breakers – Card #2 – Jim Deshaies

Headline – “Deshaies Fans First 8 To Set New Modern Criterion”

Story – Houston, Texas, September 23, 1986.  Jim Deshaies set modern standard by fanning 1st 8 men he faced.  The old mark of 7 was set by White Sox’ Joe Cowley, Mat 28, 1986.  New York’s Hall of Famer Mickey Welck fanned the 1st 9, August 28, 1884.