Work in Sports
Duke Snider of the Dodgers wrung applause from the crowds in a marvelously adept, versatile performance. He played centerfield audaciously and with sometimes nearly unbelievable skill. He dived headlong to catch Yankee line drives, his body one moment stretched and taut against the green background of the centerfield sod, then suddenly tumbling, the ball held securely in his glove. And, in center stage at the plate, he provided a moment of high drama in the second game with a three-run homer which presaged victory for Don Bessent.
Photograph by Mark Kauffman