August 14, 1961 | Herman Weiskopf
Even baseball's finest players have had difficulty maintaining top-level performances from one year to the next. At this time last season there were a dozen .300 hitters in the AL. Just two, Roy Sievers and Jim...
August 28, 1961 | Maury Allen
With six weeks to go, three names were monopolizing attention in National and American League cities alike: Roger Eugene Maris, Mickey Charles Mantle and George Herman Ruth. Partially overlooked amidst this fuss and...
December 18, 1961
BASEBALL—NEW YORK METS, continuing their pursuit of available name players, bought Richie Ashburn, the 1958 National League batting champion, from the Chicago Cubs for a reported $75,000.
April 09, 1962
Law is the difference again
April 23, 1962 | Herman Weiskopf
NATIONAL LEAGUEOne of the most improbable pitching staffs in major league history, a Hydrocollator and some tall grass helped Houston to win its first three games. First of the pitchers was nail-chewing 36-year-old...