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Duke Snider

In the 1950s, during New York City's golden era of baseball, there was Willie, Mickey and the Duke--the on-field leaders of the city's three ball clubs. Willie...

60 Second Symposium

In the aftermath of JOE DIMAGGIO'S death, we asked two baseball aficionados who, in their opinion, will replace the Yankee Clipper as baseball's greatest living...

Sport: Willie's Farewell

Mays is now in the chips "Willie, say goodbye to America." With those words, Willie Mays ended his active baseball career six years ago. For 20 seasons with the...

Sport: Hailing The First Eric Davis

New Willie Mayses are the perennial hope of baseball, which, counting McCovey and Stargell, is completely out of wondrous Willies now and is missing Henry Aaron...

Sport: The Cocaine Agonies Continue

The man on trial was Accused Cocaine Dealer Curtis Strong, but it was major league baseball on the defensive last week as testimony continued in a Pittsburgh...

The Nation: Say Hey, So Long

It was the last contest of the 1954 World Series, and the New York Giants had a deciding 3-0 edge in games over the Cleveland Indians. Cleveland had two outs...

Sport: Willie, Mickey and Nathan Detroit

Pardoning Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays for their ongoing gambling connections, Baseball Commissioner Peter Ueberroth was as munificent last week as a tax man...

People: Feb. 21, 1983

Old ballplayers don't just fade away, they can do Panasonic or Mr. Coffee ads. Or they can sign on as good-will personalities for Atlantic City casinos. Willie...

Baseball: Which Honor to Choose?

It would take a pretty good imagination just to dream up a scene of glory like that in San Francisco's Candlestick Park last week. As one, 30,000 fans leaped...

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