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sport news Gerrit Cole gets a call from Yankees great Ron 'Gator' Guidry after breaking ... trends now

sport news Gerrit Cole gets a call from Yankees great Ron 'Gator' Guidry after breaking ... trends now

Gerrit Cole gets a call from Yankees great Ron 'Gator' Guidry, as the 'lifelong' New York fan passes the legend to break the franchise's single-season strikeout record Gerrit Cole broke the Yankees' single-season strikeout record on Tuesday night And the previous record holder, Ron Guidry, gave him a call after the game Guidry tossed 248 strikeouts in his 1978 Cy Young season for New York But Cole reached 249 - and more - after playing against the Texas Rangers  Click here for all your latest international Sports news from DailyMail.com

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Gerrit Cole got a surprise call from a Yankees legend Tuesday night, as Ron 'Gator' Guidry called the New York ace to congratulate him on breaking his franchise single-season strikeout record.

Cole's strikeout of Nathaniel Lowe in the bottom of the first inning gave him his 249th strikeout of the season, passing Guidry's previous record of 248 set in 1978.

And Guidry, who won two World Series and a Cy

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