TWISP Notes #38

TWISP Notes
July 25, 1996

LA’s Reggie Smith became the first player this season to reach the 20 HR mark, with a 2-run shot off Expos starter Ross Grimsley June 16th at Dodger Stadium…

Rod Carew of the Twins is nine shy of the 2,000th hit of his career…

Through June 15th, the New York Mets have lost 9 of 11, while the Texas Rangers have won their last ten…

Texas’ winning streak has dropped the Twins out of first place in the AL West for only the third time this season, and each time by percentage points…

The angry Yankees have had three ejections in their last four games…

There are currently just 11 players from the 1978 season still playing in the major leagues. Two of those players, Andre Dawson and Ozzie Smith, have announced that the ‘96 season will be their last…

Don Sutton needs ten more strikeouts to become the all-time Los Angeles Dodgers leader. Don Drysdale holds the current record with 2,283…

Lou Whitaker’s sudden disappearance from the Tigers is still a mystery, and authorities have not ruled out foul play. Whitaker last played June 10th, and has not been heard from since…

Lou Brock, recently off the 30-day disabled list, stole his first base of the season June 16th against Cincinnati. Brock stole second base in a pinch-running appearance in the 9th inning…

Catch both games of the Mets-Giants doubleheader, June 18th on C-SPAN!

Kurt Bevacqua of the Rangers hit the fifth inside-the-park HR of the SP78 season, June 16th at Texas. It was Bevacqua’s 2nd home run of the year…

Mark Fidrych of Detroit will be making his first major league start on June 17th against the Twins at Metropolitan Stadium…

Fans! Don’t forget the Pearson Cup Game, June 29th at Olympic Stadium in Montreal!

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