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Sport: Amazin'

One epochal day in 1918, a flaky Pittsburgh Pirate stepped up to bat against the Brooklyn Dodgers. As the home crowd razzed him, the outfielder doffed his...

Baseball: Exit the Genius-Clown

The face that launched a thousand jokes was frozen grey and grim. The voice that frustrated generations of newsmen and an antitrust subcommittee of the U.S...

Sport: Casey at the Bank

In the 28 years since Casey Stengel began managing baseball teams, he has had more than his share of rags with the riches. Bouncing around between the major and...

Books: Catcher in the Reich

MOE BERG: ATHLETE, SCHOLAR, SPY by LOUIS KAUFMAN, BARBARA FITZGERALD and TOM SEWELL 274 pages. Little, Brown. $7.95. In the fall of 1934, as members of...

Sport: Casey at the Bat

There was no joy on Coogan's Bluff. The fumbling New York Mets, starting their first season in the newly expanded National League, lost their first nine...

Sport: Sand-Lot Scramble

Casey Stengel could hardly be blamed if he suffered from a severe case of déjà vu last week. He saw baseballs popping out of gloves, skittering between legs,...

Sport: Grimes for Stengel

When the directors of the Brooklyn Dodgers baseball team last month ousted their able manager Casey Stengel, amazed baseball reporters promptly began...

Sport: You Know the Names

To the baseball fans, lazily sunning themselves in St. Petersburg, Fla. last week, it was just another exhibition game. To New York Yankee Manager Casey...

Sport: Great Expectations

"As far as his hitting goes," bubbled Yankee Manager Casey Stengel, "he's a big-league outfielder right now. He can run the bases, and his speed kind of keeps...

Sport: That Fella

(See Cover) This is the way old Casey Stengel ran running his home run home to a Giant victory by a score of 5 to 4 in the first game of the World's Series of...

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