July 01, 1968 | Dick Russell
July 21, 1969 | Roy Blount Jr.
August 14, 1972 | Roy Blount Jr.
There are power hitters who rip into the ball and send it screaming off like a tracer bullet, and then there are others who operate more like a mortar: whump, and the ball climbs 30 or 40 stories before descending...
January 22, 1973 | William Leggett
July 30, 1973 | Edited by Martin Kane
•Willie Stargell, Pittsburgh slugger with more than 300 career homers, saying he is 10 behind Henry Aaron: "Ten years, that is."