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Offline imref

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Re: Nationals vs Phillies, Game 1
« Reply #25: September 27, 2010, 08:02:15 PM »
1980 A's were managed by Billy Martin.  They had a bunch of young/good arms and he burned them up.  Norris, Langford, McCatty and Keough look at the complete games they threw.

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During a 1982 exhibition game against the San Diego Padres, McCatty stepped to the plate wielding a toy 15-inch bat but was refused by umpire Jim Quick to hit. McCatty was instructed by A's manager Billy Martin to use the toy bat as a protest, who was furious that the DH rule was not allowed in National League ballparks.