Today in Sports History: November 10

By Brandon Zhu

In 1988, Orel Hershiser was unanimously selected as the NL Cy Young Award winner. The legendary Dodgers pitcher played 18 seasons in the MLB, but is most known for helping the Dodgers win the 1988 World Series. Playing against the New York Mets, Hershiser pitched a shutout in Game 2. In Game 5, Hershiser allowed only two runs and was named the 1988 World Series MVP. Hershiser’s other accolades include 2x LCS MVP, Gold Glove Award, Silver Slugger Award, and 3x All-Star. Hershiser also holds the MLB record for most consecutive scoreless innings pitched (59). Hershiser is an analyst for Baseball Tonight and Wednesday Night Baseball on ESPN.

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