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Scorecard April 14, 1997
Edited by Richard O'Brien and Hank Hersch
April 14, 1997
Magic Johnson and HIV...Hasek's Hockey's MVP...Who'll Start? Lets Vote...Ozzie Makes the Show...Baseball and Tobacco...Maradona vs. U.S.A....Jack Kent Cooke Remembered
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April 14, 1997

Scorecard April 14, 1997

Magic Johnson and HIV...Hasek's Hockey's MVP...Who'll Start? Lets Vote...Ozzie Makes the Show...Baseball and Tobacco...Maradona vs. U.S.A....Jack Kent Cooke Remembered

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At the end of our talk, this man who could be cantankerous and generous at the same time insisted that I read a tome on investing that would teach me how to be a success in business. I read the book and discovered that it might have been helpful had I already been as wealthy as Cooke. So I wrote to him about the book, citing the famous quote that Ernest Hemingway attributed to his friend F. Scott Fitzgerald: "The very rich are different from you and me."

Several weeks later I was astonished to receive a note from Cooke in the mail. "Perhaps you're right about the book, Tim," Cooke wrote, "but I knew Fitzgerald and he never said that."

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