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The Muscle and Soul of the A's Dynasty

Charles O. Finley, who pays him $135,000 a year to hit and catch baseballs, would not have been amused. Neither would the insurance company that covers his...

Sport: Reggie and the Rookie

They first met, recalls the rookie, in the shower. "It was spring training a year ago. He looked at me kind of funny, and I said, 'Hello, I'm Wally Joyner.' "...

Sport: As Good as Anyone Ever

Reflections of twelve Hall of Famers still on temporary display No matter how old a man happens to be, one thing is sure. The baseball players have...

A Letter From The Publisher, Jun. 3, 1974

Five years ago, Philip Taubman, a summer intern in TIME'S San Francisco bureau, reported our first story on Reggie Jackson, then a powerful but temperamental...

Sport: Looking for That October Magic

Who can claim hero's status in the 1981 World Series? One of the enduring charms of baseball—and baseball's charms have had to endure a lot lately—is that...

Dividends: Reggie Strikes Out

As baseball's spring training got under way last week, former New York Yankee Slugger Reggie Jackson was in the red, white and blue livery of the California...

Sport: Martin: Goodbye for a While

Once the class act of baseball, the New York Yankees have fallen on ugly times. For nearly two years, Owner George Steinbrenner, Manager Billy Martin and...

Sport: A Slugfest, On and Off the Field

Ever battling, the Yankees oblige their "win-or-else" boss Graig Nettles delivered the New York Yankees to the World Series in a suitably Yankee way. When he...

Baseball: The Fence-Busters

Someone once asked Babe Ruth how he came to hit so many home runs. The Babe grinned and replied, "Because I don't like to run out singles." This season, two...

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