?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.