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SUBJECT: DON NEWCOMBE
At Ebbets Field in Brooklyn last week, in the afternoon before a night game, Don Newcombe was out running by himself four hours before game time. He was the ...
DON HOAK—THEN AND NOW
Yet after three weeks of the 1957 season Don Hoak was hitting .415, and a week later, ... he hit a grand-slam home run off Don Newcombe to win another game.
There AND Back
The sports landscape, like society, has changed immensely in the six decades since SI first hit newsstands. But in many ways we're back where we began. Vin Scully is still baseball's poet laureate. When Jay Z sits courtside at the Barclays Center, Brooklyn again feels like the center of the universe. And we stare at smartphones the same way we once listened to transistor radios: immersed in our fandom. Sixty years on, the game remains the same
Another Big Mac Attack
In pounding his way to a third consecutive U.S. Open title, John McEnroe served notice he's on top to stay
The Name Is Yogi
Not even the unparalleled brilliance of Don Larson's perfect game could dim the World Series luster of the squat, unbeautiful Berra—ballplayer extraordinary
Talk about Strokes of Genius
With a spectacular display of shotmaking, John McEnroe and Martina Navratilova retained their Wimbledon crowns
But Don Newcombe looks all right and so do Erskine, Labine, Koufax, Roebuck and a handful of sharp rookies. It may not be quite so easy as last year but the ...
The aching, aching arms
Today's 20-game winner has a good chance of having tomorrow's newest sore arm
Big Don Newcombe is not, but over a season his tremendous consistency racks up game after game. Talkative Clem Labine and taciturn Don Bessent provide ...
The Question: Was your no-hitter the best game you've ever pitched?
I pitched my best game a month later, a 1-0 scrap against Brooklyn and Don Newcombe. Gene Baker hit a home run for me in the eighth inning, and I allowed ...