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Nolan Ryan pitching his record-breaking fifth career no-hitter.

… that when Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan no-hit the Dodgers on September 26, 1981, he had been winless in his past 11 starts against Los Angeles? After hanging on for a victory against the Dodgers on June 23, 1968, Ryan was 0-7 with the Mets and Astros against the Dodgers. In that stretch, he had a 3.79 ERA and 61 strikeouts in 73 2/3 innings. After the no-hitter, Ryan racked up 10 more wins against the Dodgers in 25 starts.

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