This day in baseball: Gooden reaches 200 Ks

On August 22, 1984, New York Mets right-hander Dwight Gooden, aged 19, struck out nine San Diego Padres. The performance made him just the 11th rookie to strike out 200 batters in one season.

Dwight Gooden, 1986 (Barry Colla/public domain)

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