​August 20, 1971: Ferguson Jenkins Wins His 20th Game For The 5th Consecutive Year 

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This impressive feat took place in Chicago when the Cubs beat Houston 3-2.

Ferguson Arthur “Fergie” Jenkins, Jr., CM is a Canadian former MLB right-handed pitcher. He was a 3-time All-Star and the 1971 National League Cy Young Award winner.

In 1991, Jenkins became the 1st Canadian to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

During a 19-year career, he pitched for 4 different teams, spending the majority of his career with the Chicago Cubs.

Jenkins also played basketball in the off-season as a member of the Harlem Globetrotters, from 1967 to 1969.

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