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October 5, 1989 | MIKE PENNER, Times Staff Writer
Put yourself behind Ernie Whitt's chest protector for a moment and try to fathom what catching the first two games of the American League playoffs for the Toronto Blue Jays must have felt like. You went 0 for 4 trying to throw out base stealers in Game 1 and you're on your way to an 0-for-6 pasting during a 6-3 loss to the Oakland Athletics in Game 2 Wednesday.
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October 5, 1989 | MIKE PENNER, Times Staff Writer
Put yourself behind Ernie Whitt's chest protector for a moment and try to fathom what catching the first two games of the American League playoffs for the Toronto Blue Jays must have felt like. You went 0 for 4 trying to throw out base stealers in Game 1 and you're on your way to an 0-for-6 pasting during a 6-3 loss to the Oakland Athletics in Game 2 Wednesday.
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SPORTS
October 10, 1987
Shortstops and second basemen unite. You have nothing to lose but broken bones and ruined careers. I say ban the rolling killer block. Breaking up the double play is a dirty and cruel act that is clearly in violation of baseball's rule book and the spirit of fair play. It stinks. The Toronto Blue Jays lost a golden opportunity to play in the World Series. First it was their brilliant shortstop Tony Fernandez, who was taken out of the play while trying to make a throw to first base to complete a double play.
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