Mirabella set a Blue Jays record with 10 consecutive losses in 1980. After a decade
of shuttling between the minors and majors, he finally stuck in the Brewers' bullpen
in 1988. In only his second full ML season, he had a 1.65 ERA and four saves. A sore
left shoulder interrupted his progress and shelved him for most of the 1989 season.
»September 18, 1979: Yanks manager Billy Martin reportedly pays rookie P Bob Kammeyer $100 to hit former Yankee Cliff Johnson with a pitch in Cleveland's 16–3 rout of the Yankees. Johnson belts two homers as does Toby Harrah and the two combine for nine RBIs. The loss goes to Paul Mirabella but Kammeyer gives up all eight Tribe scores in the 4th inning without recording an out.