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Andy Pettitte Becomes New York Yankees’ All-Time Strikeout Leader

class="ui-droppable">The New York Yankees had lost five games in a row entering Monday night's contest with the Minnesota Twins, but the Bronx Bombers received a bit of a boost as longtime Yankee Andy Pettitte pitched his way into the record books.

Pettitte, who debuted for the Yankees in 1995, surpassed the great Whitey Ford for the franchise lead in strikeouts, finally breaking a record that has been in place since Ford's retirement in 1967.

The three-time All-Star and five-time World Series champion took the mound Monday night in a position to stop the club's five-game skid. The 41-year-old Pettitte finished the outing after five innings of four-run ball.

However, the most memorable part of Pettitte's day will most certainly ...

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