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Inside Hershiser's scoreless streak

Twenty-five years ago today the Dodgers' ace began a remarkable run

Updated: September 30, 2013, 1:13 PM ET
By Mark Simon | ESPN Stats and Information

Friday, Aug. 30, marks the 25th anniversary of the beginning of Orel Hershiser's Major League record-setting 59-consecutive-innings scoreless streak.

To commemorate that remarkable streak, we go inside the numbers and get the thoughts of those who were there when it happened.

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The major league record for longest scoreless streak had been 58 innings.

The previous record was established by Don Drysdale of the Dodgers in 1968.

Drysdale broke a 55-year-old ...

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