An employee at Lace, that Arlington, Texas, nightclub for "gentlemen" in which New York Yankees manager Billy Martin claims he was attacked in a men's room, has been showing a video featuring clips of Martin dancing at New York City's Copacabana, kicking dirt on an umpire and going after Reggie Jackson in the dugout in 1977.
AND 99 CENTS FOR THE 1988 EDITION
Collectors are paying up to $650 for the 1979 Reitz Memorial High (of Evansville, Ind.) yearbook. Don Mattingly was a member of the senior class, and one picture shows him with a stocking pulled over his head.
COMEBACK OF THE WEEK
On May 24 the Montreal Expos scored one run to tie the San Diego Padres in the bottom of the ninth inning, one to tie in the bottom of the 11th, one to tie in the bottom of the 12th and three to win 7-6 in the lucky 13th.
GEORGE AND THE DUKE, BEWARE
Astros pitcher Joaquin Andujar says, " Whitey Herzog should be the President of the United States. He knows very thing." Hmmm. If Herzog could manage Andujar when Andujar pitched for the Cardinals, he should to be able to handle a couple of guys named Noriega and Ortega.
A MAN OF HIS WORD
The Yankees' Dave Winfield struck out against Angels pitcher DeWayne Buice in the eighth inning on May 25. After returning to the dugout, Winfield yelled at Buice, "You'll never do that again. You can time that stuff you throw with a squirt gun." When Winfield faced Buice with the score tied 2-2 in the 10th, he hit the game-winning homer.
THE JAWBONE'S CONNECTED TO THE...
A month ago, Texas Rangers pitcher Edwin Correa thought he might be finished because of shoulder problems. He declined surgery and went to Puerto Rico to visit Dr. Willie Castillo, a sometime dentist. Castillo adjusted Correa's jaw, thereby freeing the nerves that run to his shoulder. Correa now predicts he will be back in the Rangers' rotation before the All-Star break.
?The 51st day of the season, May 24, was the first on which no balk was called in any of the 14 games. Back on April 25 only one game was played, but, yes, it had a balk.
? Baltimore's Mickey Tettleton is 0 for 13 with the bases loaded in his career, but he has drawn seven walks with the sacks jammed.
?In 26 games at Boston's Fenway Park this season, opposing teams have hit 18 balls over the Wall; the Red Sox have hit five.