Orel Hershiser was born September 16, 1958.
Hershiser's 1988 season, in which he led the Dodgers to the World Series title, was one of the most dominant in MLB history.
He set the MLB record with a streak of 59 scoreless innings. He won the Cy Young Award, going 23-8 with 15 complete games, eight shutouts, 178 strikeouts and a 2.26 ERA. He also earned a Gold Glove award.
In the NLCS against the Mets, Hershiser was MVP after making three starts and a relief appearance.
He was also World Series MVP as he threw a shutout against the A's in Game 2, then went the distance for the clincher in Game 5.
Hershiser compiled a career record of 204-150 with a 3.48 ERA. He made two more World Series appearances with the Indians (1995 and 1997).