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That '70s Show

Originally Published: October 7, 2004
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

ATLANTA -- It was a baseball game out of 1974, not a baseball game out of 2004.

It was Goose Gossage vs. Dan Quisenberry. Mike Marshall vs. Rollie Fingers. Tug McGraw vs. Rawly Eastwick.

It was a baseball game in which, for just about a solid hour, every pitch was thrown by the two closers. In one corner: Houston's Brad Lidge. In the other: Atlanta's John Smoltz.

It was a game in which those two guys combined to get 17 outs, throw 84 pitches and face 21 hitters. And neither ...

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