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Tom Cheney struck out 21 batters on September 12, 1962--he pitched 16 innings in that game (the previous record was 18, set by Bob Feller). The first pitcher to accomplish this in a 9-inning game was Roger Clemens, who struck out 20 on April 29, 1986.

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