It was September 1984. Nationally, the United States was still coming down from the high of the supremely successful Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, where one of the biggest stars was Louisville’s own Mary T. Meagher (a.k.a. Madame Butterfly), while also preparing for a Presidential election.
The Bats continued their hot play of late, getting 6 1/3 solid innings from starter Yohan Pino and a 2-run homerun from rehabbing big leaguer Ryan Ludwick to hold off Indianapolis 6-4 Tuesday night at Slugger Field.
Cincinnati Reds prospect Billy Hamilton stole three bases in the first three innings of a Class AA Southern League game Tuesday night in Pensacola, Florida, to run his season total to 146 stolen bases – breaking the professional baseball season record of 145 steals, set by Vince Coleman at Macon,...
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