Part of the story, written by Thomas Boswell, quoted Sutton as saying. “All you hear about on our team is Steve Garvey the All-American boy. But Reggie Smith was the real MVP. We all know it . . . (Smith) has carried us the last two years.He is not a facade. He does not have the Madison Avenue image.”
After the right-hander confirms he had made the comments, the argument becomes physical when an inappropriate remark is made about the first baseman’s wife.
The Dodgers still beat the Mets 5-4. After the game , Garvey sported numerous scratches and cuts on his face and a bloodshot eye. Sutton had a large bruise on his cheek.
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