Orel Hershiser

Full name: Orel Leonard Hershiser IV
Date of birth: September 16, 1958
Place of birth: Buffalo, New York
Spouse: Dana Hershiser (née Deaver)
Children: Orel V, Jordan

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Twitter: @OrelHershiser
Instagram: @orelhershiser55

Orel Hershiser is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Cleveland Indians, San Francisco Giants, and New York Mets. He was born on September 16, 1958, in Buffalo, New York. Hershiser is best known for his time with the Dodgers, where he had a record-breaking 1988 season. He set a Major League record for consecutive scoreless innings pitched (59 innings, passing Hall of Fame Dodger Don Drysdale) and won the National League Cy Young Award. He was the staff ace for LA’s improbable 1988 World Series championship season.

In addition to his success on the field, Hershiser is known for his competitive drive and leadership. His manager Tommy Lasorda gave him the nickname “Bulldog” early in his career.

After retiring as a player, Hershiser spent time as a pitching coach with the Texas Rangers and later became a successful broadcast analyst and has worked for several networks, including ESPN, covering Major League Baseball games.

Hershiser rejoined the Dodgers, this time as a broadcaster and analyst in 2014. He’s an avid poker player and has participated in multiple World Series of Poker events over the years.

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