Nolan Ryan and Bob Gibson supposedly struck out the same guy six years apart for both of their 3,000th strikeouts. Who was this guy?
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Gibson struck out Cincinnati's Cesar Geronimo on July 17, 1974 for #3000.
Ryan struck out Cincinnati's Cesar Geronimo on July 4, 1980 for #3000.
Here's more info about Geronimo.
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