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Peter Gammons
August 25, 1986
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August 25, 1986

Between The Lines

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?Forty-five-year-old Pete Rose and 40-year-old Davey Lopes both had five hits on Aug. 11.

? California's Wally Joyner has become such a Southern California celebrity that he will be a judge this fall on Dance Fever.

? Mike Heath has RBIs this season against Steve Carlton pitching for the Phillies, Giants and White Sox.

? Earl Weaver has tried seven leadoff hitters, who have combined for a .226 average and .295 on-base percentage.

? Tony Gwynn went from July 12 to Aug. 13 without striking out.

? Houston's Mike Scott went 20 starts, from May 4 to Aug. 12, without allowing more than three earned runs.

?Tim Lollar's pinch single on Aug. 12 was the first hit by a Boston pitcher since Bill Lee singled in the seventh game of the 1975 World Series, and Boston's first regular-season hit since Luis Tiant singled on Oct. 3, 1972—BDH.

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