June 29, 1998 | Steve Rushin
In their 36-year history the New York Mets have employed an astonishing 112 men at third base. In other words, the Mets change third basemen as often as most sportswriters change their underwear. Which is to say, as...
October 02, 1967 | Herman Weiskopf
Injuries and illnesses have always been a part of baseball, but this year the number of casualties has not been as unusual as the types of misfortunes that have occurred. It was a season that began with Sandy Koufax,...
July 10, 1967 | Joe Jares
October 20, 1969 | Mark Mulvoy
October 14, 1991 | Edited by Steve Wulf
The World Series, the 88th edition of which begins on Oct. 19, has a tradition of producing unlikely heroes. Here are 10 such players who shone in the Fall Classic.