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April 26, 1999
The court should allow Andrew Long to hit Jesse Boulerice in the face with his stick traveling between 50 and 75 mph.—KEVIN O'CALLAGHAN, Millis, Mass.
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April 26, 1999

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Regardless of age, sex or race, you should either make the scores or not get admitted. College should not be a place where you go to earn a pro contract.
RODNEY MASENGALE, Bradenton, Fla.

Sluggers Before and After the War
The table Back to the 40s in the Jose Canseco article about the longest stretch between 40 home run seasons is misleading in the cases of Hank Greenberg (above) and Johnny Mize, because they didn't suffer dry spells at the plate but were serving in World War II. Mize missed the 1943, '44 and '45 seasons. By '47 he had regained his home run touch. Although there were six years between his 40-plus homer years, he played in only three of them. Greenberg's feat was more startling. He joined the Army in 1941, missing most of that season, all of '42, '43 and '44 and part of '45. In '46 he hit 44 home runs, not missing a beat after an almost five-year absence.
PETER J. NEUSPIEL, Media, Pa.

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