July 03, 1995 | Edited by Jack McCallum and Christian Stone
June 07, 1982 | Howard Eisenberg
Change in baseball is usually as slow-moving as a 250-pound umpire, but there are those in the game who believe that now is the time for the designated shrink, a psychologist who works closely with the players....
May 12, 1980 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Dave Bristol, the Giant manager, addressing his struggling team: "There'll be two buses leaving the hotel for the park tomorrow. The 2 o'clock bus will be for those of you who need a little extra work. The empty bus...
May 23, 1977 | Kent Hannon
Flamboyant Braves owner Ted Turner tried to put a stop to his team's 16-game losing streak by becoming a manager. He lost one more and his seat in the dugout
September 13, 1976 | Edited by Sarah Pileggi
•Dave Bristol, Atlanta manager, when obliged to replace Andy Messersmith in the seventh inning of a 2-2 tie because of a blister: "He'd rather have eaten green flies than come out of that game."