Fernando Valenzuela Baffles Hitters

  • Fernando Valenzuela of Mexico won his first eight decisions in 1980 for the Los Angeles Dodgers.  Five of those wins were shutouts, and he allowed just four runs in 72 innings for an ERA of .050.  Later in the season, Valenzuela faltered somewhat, finishing with a 13-7 record.  He led the league in complete games pitched with 11.
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