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FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»June 23, 1961:
Louisville's Howie Bedell's 43-game hit streak ends against Dallas-Fort Worth. Bedell ties the record of Eddie Marshall for the American Association's longest hitting streak.
»June 8, 1968:
Don Drysdale works four scoreless innings against Philadelphia before finally allowing a run, after 58 2/3 shutout innings, on Howie Bedell's sacrifice fly. Bedell has no other RBI in 1968. Drysdale breaks the major-league record of 56 consecutive scoreless innings set by Walter Johnson in 1913. The Dodgers win 5–3.