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February 23, 1970 | Morton Sharnik
Poor, dumb Denny McLain, the star pitcher of the Detroit Tigers, was a partner in a bookmaking operation during the 1967 baseball season and became inextricably involved with mobsters. Now he is paying the...
March 02, 1970 | Bill Freehan
Denny McLain, the high-flying Detroit pitcher suspended indefinitely from baseball for 'his 1967 involvement in book-making activities,' has long been a controversial figure among his own teammates. Last season...
March 02, 1970 | Edited by Robert Creamer
BASEBALL SCANDAL (CONT.)
March 09, 1970
DOWNFALLSirs:I was planning on sending you a letter telling how disgusted I was that you cut up Denny McLain (Downfall of a Hero, Feb. 23). Well I'm glad I didn't. I find it's better knowing the truth as the truth...
March 16, 1970
DOWNFALL (CONT.)Sirs:The story behind Denny McLain can be no better told than by Bill Freehan (Never Touch a Superstar, March 2). Too often a team has failed to achieve excellence because of a superstar...