July 23, 1991: Rob Dibble throws a ball at the legs of Doug Dascenzo during the 8th inning of an 8-5 loss to the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field, after Dascenzo lays down a successful suicide squeeze.
As a result of the latest eruption of Mt. Dibble, NL president bill White imposed a fine with no suspension after the Reds fireballing reliever agreed to seek counseling. Dibble went on to strike out 60 of the last 117 batters he faced in ’91.
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