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YES looks back at Guidry's 18-strikeout game in 1978 tonight

By Ken Schott
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

The next edition of YES Network's "Yankeeography: Moments of Glory" series will focus on Ron Guidry's 18-strikeout game against the California Angels at Yankee Stadium on June 17, 1978. The show airs tonight at 11.

In addition to highlights of Guidry’s masterful performance that night, Wednesday’s special will also feature:

-- Interviews with not only Guidry, but also his Yankees teammates Lou Piniella, Willie Randolph, Sparky Lyle and Chris Chambliss, as well as Don Baylor, who batted against Guidry that evening while playing for the Angels.

-- Discussion of how Guidry struggled the previous season, alternating between the starting rotation and the bullpen, and nearly getting traded from the Yankees

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