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Used in the Exhibit: Play by Play - A Century of L.A. Sports Photography, 1889-1989 Don Drysdale, at Van Nuys High. He signed with the Dodgers out of high school, after a meeting at Otto's Pink Pig restaurant in Sherman Oaks. "Big D" started with Brooklyn in 1956, but his best years were spent in L.A. Known for his brush-back pitches and competitive fire, Drysdale broke Walter Johnson's record by pitching 58-2/3 consecutive scoreless innings in 1968. A year later, he was forced to retire with a torn rotator cuff; he became part of the Dodgers' broadcast team. He died in 1993.
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00048969 Valley Times Collection HCN box S-835. CARL0000053040 http://22.214.171.124/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/41281
Drysdale, Don,--1936-1993 Los Angeles Dodgers (Baseball team) Baseball Baseball players Pitchers (Baseball) Valley Times Collection photographs