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Johnson vs. Koufax

If Randy Johnson was transported back to the 1960s, how would his numbers compare to Sandy Koufax?

Originally Published: June 20, 2002
By David Schoenfield | ESPN.com

One of the regulars in the ESPN Classic rotation is Game 7 of the 1965 World Series, perhaps the most famous start of Sandy Koufax's career. Dodgers manager Walter Alston skipped over Don Drysdale and pitched Koufax on two days' rest. He blanked the Twins 2-0, on three hits, for his second consecutive shutout (he had pitched a four-hitter in Game 5).

If you've ever seen the game, Koufax mixed in his big curveball with a blistering fastball and struck out 10. The Twins helped him out by swinging ...

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