? Dave Winfield is seven RBIs from becoming the first Yankee since Joe DiMaggio (1936-42) to knock in 100 or more runs in five consecutive seasons.
? Bob Horner has an average of .440 (22-50) against Fernando Valenzuela.
?The Astros beat the Reds 14 times in 18 meetings and held Dave Parker to three RBIs.
?The Rangers did not have a complete game from July 8 to Sept. 19—a span of 63.
?The Orioles are going so badly that owner Edward Bennett Williams passed up his organizational meetings Sept. 18 and 19 and went to Gerald Ford's seminar on "Humor and the Presidency."
?When Bo Jackson hit his second homer Sept. 16, his home-run trot was 120 yards. Two days earlier Tampa Bay gained 83 yards on the ground.