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Giants Among Men Exactly 100 years ago, Christy Mathewson and John McGraw rescued the woeful New York Giants and helped make baseball the true national pastime
RING LARDNER It was in 1903, a century ago, that John McGraw and Christy Mathewson were on the Giants for their first full season together.
CHRISTY MATHEWSON'S BOOK IS BACK, AFTER 65 YEARS OF GATHERING DUST
And now we have a wholly unexpected bonus: Christy Mathewson's ... In the winter of 1911 and 1912, Mathewson, with the considerable ...
HALL OF FAME IN SCOUTING REPORTS
Or Christy Mathewson with Dizzy Dean? Here, for the first time, are all the Hall of Fame incumbents, presented in modern Scouting Report form. The reader can ...
The three greatest pitchers [Branch Rickey had] known...were Christy Mathewson ...Dizzy Dean...and Ron Necciai. —PITTSBURGH ...
A Pitch that Baffled the Babe
Shucks Pruett of the Browns could stop the great Ruth almost at will with an artful kind of fadeaway
TWO HOT YOUNG PITCHERS NAMED SCORE AND TURLEY ARE EVOKING MEMORIES OF LEGENDS THEY MAY RE-CREATE
For instance: ask any real oldtime baseball fan about Christy Mathewson and Mordecai Brown. His eyes will light up. "Those were the days," he'll say. "Matty and ...
Muggsy McGraw and His Giants on a Seesaw
During the 20th century's second decade, John J. McGraw's New York Giants won the pennant four times, finished last once and set a record that still stands for topsy-turvy ball
THE PITCH OF THE '80s
Thanks largely to proselytizing by Roger Craig, the split-fingered fastball has become a big hit with pitchers—and a big miss with the hitters
THE SULTAN OF SWAP FROM BABE RUTH'S SPITTOON TO GEORGE BRETT'S PINE TAR, BARRY HALPER HAS BEGGED, BOUGHT AND BARTERED FOR A FABULOUS TROVE OF BASEBALL TREASURES
The Sultan of Swap is on the speakerphone. He's haggling with aguy who wants to sell him Christy Mathewson's New York Giantuniform from ...
A MILLION MUSEUM MEMENTOS IS THE BARGAIN AT JOEL PLATT'S PLACE
The Platts spent the day with Mrs. Mathewson and brought back, among other things, a cherished picture that Christy had autographed for his ...