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What's So Awesome About That Fivesome?

May 07, 1988

Now that April is history, let's see what Tom Lasorda's so-called Awesome Fivesome has accomplished. Pedro Guerrero, Mike Marshall, Kirk Gibson, Mike Davis and John Shelby have devastated the opposing pitchers with 5 home runs, crushed them with 40 runs batted in, mutilated them with 82 hits, inundated the plate with 37 runs scored, and reached the heights with an aggregate .216 batting average.

That's awesome?

AL MARTINEZ

Commerce

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