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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 ...
They're Making a Strong Pitch
Ten worthy contenders are vying for the two Cy Young Awards, which ol' Denton would've won four times
Detroit Jumped All Over 'Em
The Tigers leaped to the fore in every game as they bounded past the Padres to win the 81st Series
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
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
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
DON NEWCOMBE (No. 36), Right-hander. Club's big winner. Had slow start and wobbly finish but in between was best pitcher in National League. If he's ready ...