Tim Belcher, starting pitcher 1988 stats: 12-6, 2.91 ERA What is he doing now? Belcher works for the Cleveland Indians as Special Assistant to Baseball Operations. What is your most memorable moment from that season? "Several things stand out; Steve Sax starting the season with a HR, I believe on the first pitch in the bottom of the first inning. Gibson scoring from second base on a passed ball more than once. Orels streak and the nine inning scoreless tie in San Diego that made breaking the record possible. Don Drysdale. And, without a doubt the Gibson HR in Game #1 of the World Series. What went through your mind when Kirk Gibson hit that Game 1 homer? "Thanks Gibby! I just spit-the-hook for what would have been a World Series loss." Do you ever wear your World Series ring? "I seldom wear it. Not practical jewelry around the farm and a bit too showy out in public or while working. I do wear it occasionally to speaking engagements, especially those involving young athletes."
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