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NICE GUYS FINISH LAST by LEO DUROCHER with ED LINN 448 pages. Simon & Schuster. $9.95. A FALSE SPRING by PAT JORDAN 277 pages. Dodd, Mead. $7.95. Leo...

Sport: The Lip

(See Cover) In the land beyond the Brooklyn Bridge, where 2,800,000 real human beings live among baby carriages, delicatessens, and streets of all-alike...

Baseball: Leo the Lamb

The manager of the Chicago Cubs is obviously an impostor. The 1967 season is already more than half over, and this fellow who says he is Leo ("The Lip")...

Sport: Out In Center-Field

It was a bitter afternoon for the New York Giants' Leo ("The Lip") Durocher. His old ball club, the Brooklyn Dodgers, was spraying Giant pitches into the far...

Sport: Durocher's Boys

While the New York Giants were busily battling the Yankees in the World Series last week, bewildered baseball fans were still trying to figure out how the Giants...

Sport: Lift for the Giants

Giant Manager Leo Durocher's theory that "nice guys finish last" gets the heartfelt support of his rambunctious second baseman, Eddie ("the Brat") Stanky. An...

Sport: Exit Leo

By being classified as emergency, the long-distance call from Cincinnati got through last week. It interrupted a strategy meeting of the Brooklyn Dodgers...

Sport: Black Friday

In Manhattan newspaper offices, telephones began jangling crazily. Angry voices wanted to know if the terrible rumor was true. It was. One choked-up caller...

Sport: The Incompatibles

In Manhattan's Hotel Commodore last week, the top brass of two big league ball clubs eyed each other for size and vulnerability. Both were suffering similar...

Sport: Out of the Bullpen

New York Giant baseball fans are a faithful lot whose loyalty has been stretched pretty thin for the past twelve years. While the Giants floundered around in...

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