Showing 1 - 10 of 1020 Stories for Don Drysdale
THE GREAT HOLDOUT
It happened exactly as I have told you; I called Don Drysdale from Vero Beach, and Don and I got together the next day in Nicola's. And yet Sandy's book says, ...
Big Willie's private war with Cousin Don
The very sight of Don Drysdale turns Willie McCovey of the Giants from an erratic power hitter into Paul Bunyan with a baseball bat
EX-BAD BOY'S BIG YEAR
Don Drysdale's pitching motion—once described as 'all spikes, elbows and fingernails'—hasn't changed, but his working attitude has. Result: a good shot at 30 ...
It Went All the Way!
And so did Pittsburgh's Pirates when Bill Mazeroski swung his bat and hit the ball over Forbes Field's distant left field wall. Yankee hopes were dead, the seventh game was over and the Pirates had won their first World Series in 35 years.
Says Don Drysdale, the Hall of Fame pitcher who was noted for his chin music, " You know what fines are? They're like blowing cotton.
LITTLE D HAS HIS BIGGEST DAY
When Sutton joined the Dodgers in 1966 for his first big league season, he labored in the long shadows of Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale, ...
THE MOODY TIGER OF THE REDS
Robinson's most abiding feud has been with Don Drysdale of the Dodgers. Every season Robinson leads the league in being hit by pitched balls, and Drysdale ...
The Master List
The 50 greatest sports figures of the century from each of the 50 states
Speed trap for an Angel
Radar verifies what the flinch factor tells wary batsmen: California's Nolan Ryan throws the fastest fastball ever timed. Speed: 100.8 mph
A MILLER-HILLER-HALLER-HOLLER-LUJAH TWIST
Don Drysdale was winning more than any other pitcher in baseball. Stan Williams and Johnny Podres were tried and proved and finally were living up to their ...