This Week In Baseball, Sept. 1982

2 p.m., ESPN Classic

How did Gorman Thomas hit 39 home runs without injecting himself in the butt?

Tennis: Champions Cup Boston

2:30 p.m., NESN

Because we couldn’t get enough of Pat Cash and Aaron Krickstein in the 1980s.

Today at Churchill Downs

3 p.m., ESPN

Much the same as Yesterday at Churchill Downs. Rich, snooty people. Drinking.

PGA: Wachovia Championship

3 p.m., The Golf Channel

To be renamed the “Walk Over Ya” Championship on Sunday, after Tiger Woods wins by five shots.

NASCAR: Busch Series 250, Richmond, Va.

7 p.m., ESPN2

Kevin Harvick or Jeff Burton wins. In a related story, Barry Bonds will hit clean-up for the Giants’ Triple-A club tonight and call it “batting practice.”

MLB: Red Sox at Twins

8 p.m., NESN

Still waiting for the multiple siblings of the world to rise up and force Minnesota to change its offensive nickname.

NBA: Raptors at Nets, Game 6

8 p.m., ESPN

While the idle Pistons, Cavaliers and Bulls stand behind the tee box and channel Rodney Dangerfield: “Let’s go, while we’re young!”

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