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Jose Lima at the start of a memorable night: October 9, 2004.
Lima was a 1999 All-Star with Houston and enjoyed one of his most magical seasons with the 2004 Dodgers, for whom he had a 4.07 ERA and delivered a shutout in the National League Division Series, the Dodgers’ first playoff win in 16 years. His “Lima Time” enthusiasm for the game won’t be forgotten.
From Dodger Thoughts, October 9, 2004: “Prima Lima – He’s a Dreama”