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Hershiser breaks Drysdale's scoreless inning streak

Updated: September 24, 2001, 12:57 PM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

Sept. 28, 1988

What could be more appropriate than the first letter in Orel Hershiser's first name? For the Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander has been racking up nothing but 0s for almost a month.

Since allowing the Montreal Expos two runs in the fifth inning on August 30, Hershiser takes a streak of 49 consecutive scoreless innings into tonight's game. The record is 58 innings by Don Drysdale, though the former Dodger actually went 58-2/3. (Major League Baseball officials ...

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