Don Sutton started on the long road to the Hall of Fame on this date in 1966 when he made his major league debut against the Houston Astros at Dodger Stadium.The 21-year-old right-hander from Clio, Ala., gave up two runs, one earned and struck out seven before he was lifted in the eighth inning by manager Walter Alston. The Astros won 4-2 on Rusty Staub’s two-run home run off Ron Perranoski.Sutton would go on to win 324 games, pitch 58 shutouts and five one-hitters in 23 seasons. He is seventh on the all-time strikeout list with 3,574.The Lakers were scheduled to play Sacramento on Tuesday night at Staples Center. The Lakers had won two games against the Kings with a third postponed April 4 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Advertisement Sports This day in sports: Pete Richert’s record day at Dodger Stadium Sports This day in sports: Pete Richert’s record day at Dodger Stadium A look at some of the biggest moments in sports history that occurred on April 12. In baseball, the Angels were to continue an eight-game trip with the first of two against the Miami Marlins. And the Dodgers would have opened a three-game series against St…. Read full this story
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