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LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER
Garry Valk
April 14, 1969
Each week sport turns up heroes and goats, and their exploits or nonexploits often achieve epic stature in the retelling. Frequently, too, somebody thinks up something about sport that, in 100 years or so, turns into rock-hard fact. Perhaps the most famous example is the myth that Abner Doubleday invented baseball. This durable fabrication gets a new comeuppance this week from Staff Writer Harold Peterson who, in a special Baseball Issue feature beginning on page 57, also establishes beyond serious question the identity of the game's true inventor and his role in propagating the discovery.
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April 14, 1969

Letter From The Publisher

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"What's tough about it?" Gipp demanded.

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