October 19, 1987 | Craig Neff
As the influence of sports agents becomes more pervasive, the home run hitters, touchdown throwers and slam-dunkers are at risk of being overshadowed by dollars-and-cents operatives whose most impressive physical...
September 01, 1986 | Peter Gammons
SPIKEDIn Boston's 24-5 rout of the Indians on Aug. 21, the Red Sox scored 22 runs with two out, shortstop Spike Owen tied a record by scoring six runs and Wade Boggs had none of the team's 24 hits, going 0 for 5 to...
March 25, 1985 | Edited by Douglas S. Looney
•Garry Maddox, Phillies outfielder, after watching catcher Ozzie Virgil splash his $400 remote-controlled biplane into the Gulf of Mexico: "When they find the black box, it will confirm pilot error."
October 20, 1980 | Ron Fimrite
Philadelphia beat Houston in a five-game National League series that set records for drama and excitement
October 16, 1978 | Ron Fimrite
Garry Maddox proceeded solemnly among the multitudes that had come to rejoice in his humiliation, opening a narrow path through them as he trotted almost leisurely in from centerfield. It was as if rushing away from...