“I was wild as all get out. I might strike out 10, but I would walk 15 or 16.” – Tim McGuire
By RANDY KINDRED
June 25, 1986
BLOOMINGTON, IL – The numbers don’t lie. A 22-3 record, 1.01 earned run average, 175 strikeouts and only 14 walks in 151 innings.
Without question, they add up to the best start of Tim McGuire’s softball pitching career. That, he says, is what worries him.
“The book on me is I usually throw better in July and August (than May and June),” the Bloomington Beer Nuts right-hander told a reporter at O’Neil Park, his home away from home.