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Leading Off
December 25, 2000
Fan ParticipationAs part of SI's celebration of the sports fan, which begins on page 98, LEADING OFF presents classic shots involving spectators, such as this picture from the 1959 World Series, in which White Sox leftfielder Al Smith gets a mugful of suds when a fan at Comiskey Park lets go of his beer to take a stab at catching a home run hit by the Dodgers' Charlie Neal.
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December 25, 2000

Leading Off

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Fan Participation
As part of SI's celebration of the sports fan, which begins on page 98, LEADING OFF presents classic shots involving spectators, such as this picture from the 1959 World Series, in which White Sox leftfielder Al Smith gets a mugful of suds when a fan at Comiskey Park lets go of his beer to take a stab at catching a home run hit by the Dodgers' Charlie Neal.

Jacques Therapy
All eyes are on Canadiens goalie Jacques Plante as he minds the net against the Rangers at the Montreal Forum in 1958.

Vaulting Ambition
Fans zero in on Bob Richards as he clears 15'3" at Madison Square Garden in 1955.

Up Periscopes
As members of his army stand watch, Arnold Palmer rips one during the 1966 U.S. Open at the Olympic Club in San Francisco.

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