Randy (Not Vandy) Is Dandy

As this evening winds down, 

Randy Johnson wins number 300!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

It’s an excellent time to go back and look at Randy’s greatest moments.

September 15, 1988-Randy Johnson makes his major league debut, pitching for the Montreal Expos, Johnson starts the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, he goes 5 innings, giving up 2 runs on 6 hits.  He also strikes out 5.  He is credited with his first major league win.

June 2, 1990– Johnson, now playing for the Mariners, pitches a no-hitter against the Tigers despite allowing 6 walks, and walking the bases loaded in 6th.

1993– Johnson breaks out, going 19-8, with a 3.24 ERA, and 308 strikeouts.  He finishes second to Jack McDowell in the Cy Young voting.

1995-Johnson cruises to his first Cy Young award, going 18-2, with a 2.48 ERA, and striking out 294.  In the playoffs, he plays the hero, as the Mariners upset the Angels and Dodgers.

1999-2002-After signing a mega contract with the Diamondbacks, Johnson wins 4 consecutive Cy Yong awards.

May 18, 2004-At 40 years old, Johnson becomes the oldest player in history to pitch a perfect game, he does so against the Braves.

June 29, 2004-Johnson joins the 4,000 strikeout club.

June 4, 2009-Johnson wins his 300th game.

One of the greatest pitchers ever.



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