As Chicago's Ron Cey will tell you, baseball can lift you up—and take you down. Turn the pages for a glimpse of the game that's off the wall, wrong side up, down and dirty, even glovely.
I got it! I got it! Forget it!" Jerry Willard (left) of Cleveland and John Shelby of Baltimore came up empty-handed despite major league efforts.
The Cubs gave the Bleacher Bums plenty to cheer about. Padres Luis Salazar and Champ Summers helped turn the National League upside down.
John McSherry doesn't stomach fighting any more than the next umpire. Though he's a National Leaguer, his gut feeling would be to condemn this Yankee-Angel brawl.
April 15, 1985
Giants fans want a change. Leon Roberts isn't taping the game very seriously. The American League wasn't hip to Mel Hall's glovely rear.