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Cover—John Langley Howard5—U.P.6—U.P. (3), Delmar Watson-Los Angeles Mirror, Morris Rosenfeld15—I.N.P. (3), U.P.16, 17—top, A.P., John G. Zimmerman, Art Rogers-Los Angeles Times18—Coles...

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Robert Gwathmey's work is primarily of the South, of long, linear figures against flat country, with pine trees, corn, cotton and tobacco and the relation of the people to the soil. His assignment...

April 14, 1958 | Charles Goren
I crossed the East River to play bridge with the Dodgers on the last day of baseball glory for Ebbets Field and Brooklyn.

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Sirs:The day after your issue which focused on the West Coast sports situation (SI, March 24) arrived on newsstands here, the Los Angeles city fathers took a momentous decision which should please...

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The uniform is instantly recognizable; the slight figure rooted next to the on-deck circle vaguely familiar; the name no one knows. This littlest Indian is Paul Wick, bat boy to baseball's world...

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April 14, 1958 | Harry Phillips
Once again a group of noneditorial staff members, as happily opinionated as any baseball fans you can find, has gone on record concerning the outcome of the pennant races. Last year they correctly...

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Garry Schumacher of the San Francisco Giants' front office: "They told me it never rained in March. I bought that. It not only rained all March but it's still raining in April. They say it will...

April 14, 1958 | Roy Terrell

April 14, 1958 | Roy Terrell
Some late trades and cutdowns (not all of which could be included in our SCOUTING REPORTS, pages 39-77) merit mention. The San Francisco Giants, for instance, again traded away Bobby Thomson,...

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•The reader's eye will absorb instruction and delight. Del Crandall introduces Part 3 of our illustrated baseball series; and the Ojai tennis spectacle glows in rich color.

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ANALYSIS OF THE 16 MAJOR LEAGUE CLUBS

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RECORD BREAKERS—SWIM RECORDS, most vulnerable of all these days, fell like April showers as flipper-footed young men staged full-blown assault on listed U.S. marks in AAU championships at New...

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Master goalie Jacques Plante jubilantly raises his arms in victory salute, even as players still battle for loose puck, at end of Montreal's 4-3 win over Detroit in Stanley Cup semifinals.

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[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

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BILLIARDS—JIM MOORE, Albuquerque, over Luther Lassiter, 3,000-2,634, natl. pocket billiards championship, Chicago.

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Jerry Toppazzini, hustling young Boston forward who almost missed Stanley Cup playoffs because of eye injury, was at his best against Rangers, turning hat trick (three goals) in Bruins' decisive...

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[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

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Three baseball-loving artists put their palettes together and whipped up a brand-new baseball game. It's fun and as easy to play as choosing sides

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2 Ball4 Single6 Double8 Triple10 Home Run

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Far West

April 14, 1958 | Robert Boyle

April 14, 1958 | Robert Creamer
Certain barnaclelike growths of wrong assumption—that baseball is being killed by television, for example, or that the game today is a castrated version of the vigorous sport played in Ty Cobb's...