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Kirk Gibson and Mark McGwire gripped each other's tops and faced off nose to nose as the nasty brawl escalated. No, this wasn't 1989. It was Tuesday night. When Ian Kennedy hit fellow starter Zack Greinke with a pitch and a full-on melee broke out between Arizona and Los Angeles, several stars from another generation were right in the thick of it. Take out the baseball cards, kids, it wasn't just Miguel Montero and Yasiel Puig mixing it up. Several coaches who dominated the game as players in the 1980s and `90s produced some of the fight's most memorable moments. There was McGwire, Los Angeles' hitting coach, clutched in a tense standoff with equally solid Diamondbacks third base coach Matt Williams. Big Don Baylor, Arizona's hitting coach, held his ground among a surge of Dodgers. Don Mattingly wrestled someone to the ground as he tried to get at fellow manager Gibson. Williams had Mattingly in a bear hug at one point. Gibson, McGwire and Diamondbacks assistant hitting coach ...
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