In his second start since returning to the major leagues after cancer treatment‚ the Giants’ Dave Dravecky breaks his pitching arm while throwing to Tim Raines in the sixth inning of a 3-2 San Francisco win. The bone will heal, but Dravecky will break it again during the Giants’ on-field celebration upon clinching the pennant. Dravecky will not pitch again in the major leagues.
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