The Baseball Season Has Started: Here Are a Few Firsts
Undated (AP) _ The baseball season opened Monday. Here are some 1992 firsts:
Pitch: Bill Gullickson of the Detroit Tigers to Devon White of the Toronto Blue Jays at 1:09 p.m. EDT at Tiger Stadium. White fouled it off.
Hit: Roberto Alomar of Toronto, a double.
RBI: Dave Winfield of Toronto. He singled home Alomar in the first inning for Toronto.
Home Run: Pat Borders of Toronto, a solo shot off Gullickson in the fourth.
Balk: Bruce Hurst of the San Diego Padres, against the Cincinnati Reds.
Wild pitch: President Bush, who bounced the ceremonial first ball to begin the first game at Baltimore’s new Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
Fan on the field: Lulu Devine, a Morganna look-alike, at Tiger Stadium. She ran up to Pat Borders, who homered a few pitches later.
Boos: Detroit fans, upset that Milt Cuyler was called out on a checked- swing with the bases loaded in the second inning against Jack Morris.
First Victory: Toronto, 4-2, against Detroit.
First Shutout: Rick Sutcliffe, a 2-0 victory for Baltimore against the Cleveland Indians.