October 2, 1966 in History

Event:

Los Angeles Dodgers Sandy Koufax clinches 3rd Los Angeles pennant in 4 years





Sandy Koufax History:
November 18, 1966 - Sandy Koufax announces his retirement, due to arthritic left elbow
November 1, 1966 - Sandy Koufax becomes 1st 3-time Cy Young Award winner
September 29, 1966 - Sandy Koufax pitches 3rd 300-strikeout season
November 3, 1965 - Sandy Koufax wins NL Cy Young Award unanimously
October 15, 1965 - Dodgers and Sandy Koufax win 7th game of 62nd World Series vs Twins
October 14, 1965 - Sandy Koufax hurls his 2nd shutout of World Series beating Twins 2-0
September 9, 1965 - Sandy Koufax pitches his 4th no-hitter, a perfect game vs Cubs (1-0)
June 4, 1964 - Los Angeles Dodger Sandy Koufax 3rd no-hitter beats Philadelphia Phillies, 3-0
April 18, 1964 - Sandy Koufax is 1st to strike out the side on 9 pitches
April 14, 1964 - Sandy Koufax throws his 9th complete game without allowing a walk
October 30, 1963 - Sandy Koufax wins NL MVP award
October 24, 1963 - Sandy Koufax is unanimous winner of Cy Young Award
October 2, 1963 - Dodgers' Sandy Koufax strikes out World Series record 15 Yankees
May 11, 1963 - Los Angeles Dodger Sandy Koufax 2nd no-hitter beats New York Giants, 8-0
June 30, 1962 - Los Angeles Dodger Sandy Koufax no-hits New York Mets, 5-0
April 24, 1962 - Sandy Koufax's 2nd 18-strikeout game
September 27, 1961 - Sandy Koufax sets NL strikeout season record at 269
August 31, 1959 - Sandy Koufax breaks Dizzy Dean's NL mark of 18 strikeouts in a game
June 22, 1959 - Most Phillies strike out in a game (16 by Sandy Koufax)
August 27, 1955 - Sandy Koufax fans 14 Reds, both teams combine for record 23 strikeouts
December 14, 1953 - Brooklyn Dodgers sign pitcher Sandy Koufax
December 30, 1935 - Sandy Koufax, Dodger pitcher, Cy Young 1963, 1965, 1966, perfect-1967


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