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Motley Crew The world champion 1974 A's--a rainbow coalition of brawlers, boozers and malcontents--were truly America's team, although most of us were too square to realize it
"I go up there every once in a while and look at old pictures," says Jim (Catfish) Hunter, who now lacks the energy to climb these stairs off the living room of his ...
THE A'S GO ON RELIEF
Not the least of the A's problems is the absence of Catfish Hunter, the result of another well-publicized Finley venture into penny pinching.
Lost In History
From 1929 to 1931, the Philadelphia A's were the best team in baseball, with four future Hall of Famers and a lineup that dominated Babe Ruth's legendary Yankees. So why hasn't anyone heard of them?
A Garland in full bloom
EVERYTHING'S BEEN COMING UP ROSES FOR THE BALTIMORE RIGHTHANDER SINCE HE LEFT THE BULLPEN AND BLOSSOMED INTO A STARTER WITH A RECORD OF 13-2
YANKEE FROM LOUISIANA
Once Catfish Hunter and Don Gullett came in after me to work out, and the bar was set at about 75 pounds for curls. Catfish couldn't budge it. 'Goddam!' he said.
Look homeward, Yankee
The rest of the country may know him as Catfish, but to the folks in Perquimans County, N.C. he's just plain Jimmy Hunter, father, farmer and struggling coach
DARK'S OUTLOOK IS YOUNG AND BRIGHT
Kansas City signed him for only $2,000, whereas Lew (Kid) Krausse Jr., Chuck Dobson, Jim (Catfish) Hunter and John (Blue Moon) Odom represent $300,000 in ...
'Hey, You Wanna Deer?'
Then pay attention to Joe DeFalco, 'Famous Author, Hunter and Lecturer,' who's shot more than 100 deer, cut up 10,000 and made a million friends
A BIG BEGINNING FOR THE LITTLE LEAGUE
The Reds were undone by the A's formidable pitching—Ken Holtzman, Rollie Fingers, Vida Blue and Jim (Catfish) Hunter (see cover) for openers—and by some ...