|FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY|
|» August 23, 1982:
After days after challenging the Reds "no facial hair" policy, P Jim Kern finds himself a member of the Chicago White Sox. The Reds receive Wade Rowdon and OF Leo Garcia. |
» June 9, 1987: At Des Moines, Iowa (AA) outslugs Louisville, 18–12. Cubs DH hitter Wade Rowdon is 4-for-4 with four homers, six RBIs and five runs. Rowdon clouts two dingers in the Cubs 9-run, 2nd inning. In his only plate appearance without a home run, Rowdon is walked intentionally, then Damon Berryhill homers.