April 15, 1985 | Jim Kaplan
"You're loaded," White Sox manager Tony La Russa told John McNamara, the convivial new Red Sox skipper, one afternoon in Florida. "You're really loaded. I look at that lineup, and I can't believe it!"
April 30, 1984 | Frank Deford
Sullivan, whom you've surely never heard of, was the toughest coach of them
all. He was so tough he had to have two tough nicknames, Bull and Cyclone, and
his name was usually recorded this way: coach...
September 05, 1983 | Herm Weiskopf
In response to an SI poll, big league players named the following the best two-strike hitters:
April 04, 1983 | Ron Fimrite
Ron Cey wants it understood that he is not just another former Dodger infielder running around looking odd in somebody else's uniform. "I feel terrific," says Cey in Cub pinstripes. "This is a new challenge, a fresh...
September 13, 1982 | Jim Kaplan
A hypnotist helped Cub Bill Buckner get back into the swing of things