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Jay Feldman

All Jay Feldman Stories

July 30, 1990

FLANNEL JERSEYS TO ORDER

Jerry Cohen does a brisk trade in authentic replicas.

Sept. 11, 1989

THEY'RE GETTING ON THE STICK

A stickball league has regulations standardizing the familiar street game.

July 04, 1988

HARDBALL FOR KIDS OVER 30

Most guys play their last game of baseball in high school. The majority wind up settling for recreational softball as a substitute, but many never ...

Aug. 12, 1991

Every Hit Was a Frozen Rope

The crucial stat was on the thermometer—41 below—during an Antarctic ball game

April 30, 1990

LOVE TOOK WING WHEN GERTIE MET MR. RIGHT

In my family, we take our bird feeding seriously. We buy seed in 20-pound bags to supply the year-round stream of avian callers in our ...

Oct. 22, 1984

SOME LEFTHANDED THINKING HAS KEPT SOUTHPAWS FROM BEING CATCHERS

Lefthanded catchers are a rare breed. Of the couple of dozen southpaws who have played behind the plate in the big leagues, only one, Jack ...

June 10, 1985

ALL BUT FORGOTTEN NOW, A WOMEN'S BASEBALL LEAGUE ONCE FLOURISHED

In the fall of 1942, faced with the possible cancellation of major league baseball for the duration of World War II, Chicago Cubs owner Philip K.

Feb. 07, 1994

The World's Fairest

The International Fair Play trophy honors good sportsmanship

April 06, 1987

WORKING HAND IN GLOVE

Lee Chilton specializes in rebuilding baseball gloves.

Oct. 14, 1985

TWO INTREPID RUNNERS FOUND THEIR PLACES IN THE SUN IN DEATH VALLEY

As its name indicates, Death Valley is not a congenial place. In the summer, temperatures frequently exceed 110° in the shade; ground ...

Sept. 10, 1984

MEET A TINY PRODIGY WHO FREQUENTLY RUNS AWAY FROM HOME IN RECORD TIME

At the age of five—her birthday was Nov. 27—Nasiya Jobe of Richmond, Calif. is rewriting the record book for track and road running.

Sept. 21, 1992

All Pumped Up

The improbable sport of handcar racing is on a roll

June 08, 1987

HE WAS OUT OF HIS LEAGUE

This year, as we celebrate the 40th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's rookie season with the Brooklyn Dodgers, we're reminded not only of his ...

Oct. 17, 1994

Routine Perfection

How did Tom Amberry set the world free throw record? Focus, focus, focus

Oct. 14, 1985

HE LEAPED A WALL TO CATCH THE BALL, BUT HERE'S THE CATCH: WHO SAW IT?

There are great catches and there are great catches. Because the entire nation is tuned in, the ones that occur in the World Series are the best ...

Sept. 19, 1994

Birds of a Feather

Regulars at a Detroit pub play a Belgian game known as featherbowling

Dec. 26, 1994

A Hole New Ball Game

Its dimples will let even you palm the regulation-sized Hole-in-One basketball

Nov. 02, 1992

Blessed Be the Tie That Binds

A Baptist minister has devised a way to keep a glove on a ballplayer's hand