October 07, 1985 | Henry Hecht
INSIDE PITCH hereby presents the Iron Glove Awards, given to those fielders deemed to be the worst at their positions in a confidential poll of players and coaches:
August 25, 1986 | Bruce Newman
April 06, 1987 | Craig Neff
Nolan Ryan isn't a gambler, but he went to Las Vegas in January to celebrate his 40th birthday. "Wasn't too lucky," he admits. "He told me he got sent home in his shorts," says Houston reliever Charlie Kerfeld.
April 18, 1988 | Peter Gammons
August 08, 1988 | Peter Gammons
VOODOO BASEBALLAfter the Astros lost their 11th consecutive game at San Diego's Jack Murphy Stadium on July 26, losing pitcher Jim Deshaies decided to take matters into his own hands. The next day he bought a...