Showing 1 - 10 of 229 Stories for Gil Hodges
Some years ago Leo Durocher relegated gentlemanliness in baseball to limbo when he snarled, "Nice guys finish last." But ex-Manager Durocher must have ...
As Always, a Man of Principle
Anguished by the dissolution of his marriage and nettled by scoffers at his ideals, Steve Garvey soldiers on
Behind the Fence
Tom Seaver, ever the picture-perfect pitcher, is congenial but maintains a wall against the world
HAWK BABY IS BIG IN BOSTON
Gil Hodges, the manager of the New York Mets, has come out openly against love beads, perhaps on the theory that his players would be better off with rosary ...
A Tale of Two Eras
Today's players are bigger and stronger, and they make more money. But is the game Bo knows really better than its distant cousin of 40 years ago, when a Duke ruled in Flatbush and Ted Williams was still the king of Swing?
GIL HODGES, 1B (No. 14), Bats R Was anemic hitter in first three World Series, a very good one in 1953. Has apparently lost some of ability to pull but is still one ...
The Master List
The 50 greatest sports figures of the century from each of the 50 states
COMIC-STRIP COACH GIL THORP: GOING STRONG AFTER 25 YEARS ON THE JOB
Berrill, who lives in the quiet Danbury, Conn. suburb of Brookfield Center, named his character after Jim Thorpe and Gil Hodges, the latter ...
In their early days on the job with the Washington Senators, Manager Gil Hodges and General Manager George Selkirk bungled matters as badly as their ...