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April 27, 1983 > Houston's Nolan Ryan fans Montreal's Brad Mills to record his 3509th career strikeout and break Walter Johnson's 56-year-old record. Although Steve Carlton will surpass Ryan before the season is over, Ryan will eventually reclaim the record and end up with a mind-boggling 5714 career K's when he retires in 1993.