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Phil Niekro reaches 3,000 strikeouts and Dave Righetti pitches a no-hitter on July 4th

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Uploaded on Dec 16, 2011

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Four Years later, Knuckballer Phil Niekro joined Ryan becoming the 5th pitcher to achieve the 3000 strike out mark. He fans Larry Parrish of the Texas Rangers. Niekro was pitching for the New York Yankees and a year early on July 4th, Niekro's teammate, Dave Righetti, struck out Wade Boggs of the rival Boston Red Sox to complete a 4-0 No Hitter at Yankee Stadium. Righetti's teammate, Bert Campaneris, played in his record 11th No Hitter.

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