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BALLPARK FIGURES
Peter Gammons
June 16, 1986
Roger Clemens of the Red Sox is now 10-0, five wins shy of the AL record for most consecutive victories at the start of a season. Here are the best starts in baseball since 1900:
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June 16, 1986

Ballpark Figures

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Roger Clemens of the Red Sox is now 10-0, five wins shy of the AL record for most consecutive victories at the start of a season. Here are the best starts in baseball since 1900:

Rube Marquard, 1912 Giants 19-0
ElRoy Face, 1959 Pirates 17-0
Johnny Allen, 1937 Indians 15-0
Dave McNally, 1969 Orioles 15-0
Brooks Lawrence, 1956 Reds 13-0
Ron Guidry, 1978 Yankees 13-0

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