June 28, 1999 | Ron Fimrite
Say It Ain't So, Joe!By Donald GropmanCitadel Press, $14.95
July 10, 1989 | Edited by Gay Flood
PINFIRING AND BLISTERINGIn the May 8 issue, A Tale of Two Horses described the commonly employed veterinary practice of treating orthopedic injuries in racehorses by blistering and pinfiring. Unfortunately, there was...
September 17, 1956 | Arnold (Chick) Gandil
EDDIE CICOTTE: "Only Walter Johnson was better. He
knew all the tricks, dusted batters, threw a black ball, shine and emery balls.
Friendly on the field, he was no mingler off."
September 29, 2003 | Roy Blount Jr.
Bombs and bases on balls: state-of-the-art baseball offense today.¶ Barry Bonds. If the ball is not where he wants it (as every pitcher prays), he sneers. If it is where he wants it—Lord have mercy—he makes it...
March 01, 2004 | W.P. Kinsella
The author's novel spawned a landmark film about magic amid the cornfields