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19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER
November 26, 1973
ATLANTA SHARPSHOOTERSirs:Your Nov. 12 cover photo of Pistol Pete Maravich was the best you have ever had, and the article He's Shooting the Works matched it. But the most spectacular, by far, was the shot on page 26 of the Pistol in action. That photo captured everything Maravich is. You can almost feel the excitement; I keep waiting for the ball to fall in. The Pistol is having a fantastic year.JEAN ROULAND Alexandria, Va.
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November 26, 1973

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

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PENALTY: 20 YEARS
Sirs:
I read with great interest the letter from Clancy Cross in your Nov. 5 issue and have only one comment. It is fortunate that Mr. Cross resides in Moorhead, Minn., for if he-were within striking distance I would be penalized for roughing the punner.
AL RAMIREZ
Porterville, Calif.

AMERICAN GHOSTS
Sirs:
Having thoroughly enjoyed jeannette Bruce's essay on ghostly athletes (Shades of Old Sports, Oct. 29), I must take exception to her assumption that the relatively youthful American sports (football, basketball, baseball) provide us with no phantom Hankers, ghoulish guards or celestial southpaws.

A trip to the Notre Dame campus would have afforded Bruce a chance to visit venerable Washington Hall in search of the ghost of George Gipp. (Reports that the ghost is really Ronald Reagan in a nightgown are grossly exaggerated.) George occasionally leaves his sanctuary to take his place in the lineup as the 12th man when the Fighting Irish need him.
MICHAEL P. COMISKEY
Cambridge, Mass.

Sirs:
No ghosts in football? What about the one that galloped for Illinois?
GEORGE W. HEIM
Orwigsburg, Pa.

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