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Dodgers, Gibson highlight MLB's K-Day

Updated: October 17, 2005, 4:26 PM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

Oct. 2, 1953/1963/1968

Just call it K Day ...

1953: Brooklyn Dodgers right-hander Carl Erskine, who lasted just one inning in the World Series opener two days ago, sets a Series record by fanning 14 New York Yankees -- including Mickey Mantle and Joe Collins four times each -- and wins 3-2 in Game 3.

1963: Exactly 10 years later, another Dodgers pitcher (though the team is now located in Los Angeles), left-hander Sandy Koufax, breaks that record in Game 1 ...

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