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Peter Gammons
July 28, 1986
THE SPLIT-FINGERED TYPISTGiants manager Roger Craig now has a daily column in the San Francisco Chronicle, called "Inside the Giants." "Does this mean you have to leave the clubhouse half an hour before the game?" pitcher Mark Davis asked Craig, referring to the rule that applies to members of the media.
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July 28, 1986

Between The Lines

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?At the break the Mets were 27-11 on the road, which is better than any other team's record at home.

?Brewers rookie third baseman Dale Sveum committed 22 errors in 59 games, including 13 in his last 19.

?When Orioles catcher Al Pardo steps to the plate in Chicago's Comiskey Park, organist Nancy Faust plays the theme from Jeopardy, in homage to announcer Don Pardo.

?For those who love Comiskey: A plane Hew over the Astrodome prior to the All-Star Game dragging a sign that read, REINHORN: SELL OUR WHITE SOX.

?The White Sox ERA is 5.08 with Carlton Fisk in leftfield, 3.85 with Fisk catching.

?When Scott Sanderson beat the Giants on July 18, he became the first Cubs starter to win five games. The Cub starters now have a total of 17 victories.

?Phillie catchers had 17 homers and 55 RBIs in the team's first 87 games.

?The gift for the American League All-Stars was a pair of Justin cowboy boots. Nice, but it reminded All-Star Wade Boggs that he had injured a rib pulling off his boots in Toronto last month.

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