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FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»July 6, 1965: Don Demeter of the Phillies plays his record 226th consecutive game without an error in the OF. Finishing his string in the AL, Demeter will play 266 games without an error, a ML record, but his 226 mark will subsequently be broken in the NL by Doug Dascenzo.
»July 23, 1991:
During an 8-5 Chicago win, Cincinnati P Rob Dibble throws a ball at Cubs OF Doug Dascenzo as Dascenzo runs to 1B. Dibble is fined by the league office, but not suspended. Cubs OF Andre Dawson bumps umpire Joe West and will be suspended for one game and fined $1,000.
»August 25, 1991: Cubs OF Doug Dascenzo commits an error in Chicago's 12-9 loss to San Diego, ending his National League-record streak of 242 consecutive games without a miscue (442 chances). The streak, which began in 1988, is two games short of the American League record.