This day in baseball: Koufax dominates the Phillies

Sandy Koufax pitched a complete game on June 22, 1959 to defeat Philadelphia at the L.A. Memorial Coliseum, 6-2. The Dodger left-hander struck out sixteen Phillies to set, at that time, a new record for strikeouts in a night game.

Sandy Koufax

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