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GRIN AND BEER IT
Peter Gammons
June 23, 1986
Atlanta's Chuck Tanner is generally known for his optimism and sunny disposition. But the sight of fluffballing southpaw Mark Thurmond of the Padres throwing a three-hitter at the Braves in San Diego last week and knocking in all four Padre runs so angered Tanner that he hurled one half-filled beer can against a wall and crushed another one. "Doesn't he realize how valuable beer is around here?" cracked San Diego in-fielder Tim Flannery, referring to the Padres' recently imposed ban on beer in their home clubhouse.
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June 23, 1986

Grin And Beer It

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Atlanta's Chuck Tanner is generally known for his optimism and sunny disposition. But the sight of fluffballing southpaw Mark Thurmond of the Padres throwing a three-hitter at the Braves in San Diego last week and knocking in all four Padre runs so angered Tanner that he hurled one half-filled beer can against a wall and crushed another one. "Doesn't he realize how valuable beer is around here?" cracked San Diego in-fielder Tim Flannery, referring to the Padres' recently imposed ban on beer in their home clubhouse.

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