June 26, 1978 | E. M. Swift
At least, it always has been—first in June but then nowhere when it counts
June 28, 1976 | Ron Fimrite
October 06, 1975 | Ron Fimrite
Boston pits its youth, esprit de Fenway and momentum against the ordnance, speed and postseasoning of the world champions
October 22, 1973 | Ron Fimrite
January 29, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Ken Holtzman, Oakland Athletic pitcher, on what the designated-pinch-hitter rule means to him: "I'm facing the realization I may never come to bat again in the major leagues."