Originally created 07/06/97

Suggests headline not quite accurate



How about telling it like it was. The headline in the July 1 sports section said, "Yankees slip past Glavine." No way! Mr. Glavine pitched outstanding ball until Braves manager Bobby Cox sent in Mike Bilecki as a reliever. Mr. Bilecki gave up the hit that won the ball game -- not Mr. Glavine.

It happens all the time. A pitcher could pitch his heart out for seven or eight innings and Mr. Cox decides to send in one of his bullpen pitchers Ä he doesn't have a decent one there Ä as a result they give the game away.

Your headline should have been: "Cox gives another game away."

Faye Keefer, Augusta



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