September 10, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Joe Garagiola, sportscaster: "Everybody on the Cardinals used to fuss about Preacher Roe's spitball except Stan Musial. He'd say, 'What's the difference? I'll just hit the dry side of the ball.' "
August 31, 1970
Joe Namath reported in last week at war with the press ("Everything that's been written about me is a lie") but with a softer message for autograph seekers, who came away with:
May 25, 1970 | William Leggett
A single up the middle brought the Atlanta Braves' Henry Aaron his 3,000th hit and a mile-high milestone in a fabulous hitting career that after 16 years does not show the least sign of peaking
March 11, 1968
Doug Lord, manager of welterweight champion Curtis Cokes, took a trip to South Africa recently to make arrangements for a match between Cokes and Willie Ludick. His plane made a stop in Nigeria, and the Texan was...
March 20, 1967 | William Leggett
The best ballplayer ever to become top dog in a front office laughs, does card tricks, signs autographs and—oh, yes—waxes optimistic