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Mon, 1974-08-12

Future Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan of the California Angels ties a major league record by striking out 19 batters in a 4-2 win over the Boston Red Sox. In that game, Ryan fanned the side in the second, fourth, and eighth innings. As Ryan took the mound in the ninth, his team led 4-1. His 17 strikeouts were one short of the AL record of 18, two short of the ML record. Ryan struck out Rick Miller looking and after an error nd run scored Ryan punched out Bernie Carbo for his 19th. Tying the ML record jointly held by Tom Seaver and Steve Carlton. Rick Burlson, the only Red Sox batter not to strike out, flew out to right for the final out of the game. Ryan previously struke out 19 against the Red Sox in extra innings earlier in the season. 

 

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Bernie Carbo, Boston Red Sox, California Angels, Nolan Ryan, Rick Miller, Steve Carlton, Tom Seaver

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