Showing 1 - 10 of 257 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
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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 ...
NEW YORK METS
Gil Hodges, Frank Thomas, Gus Bell, Second Baseman Charlie Neal and Third Baseman Don Zimmer can all reach the cozy right- and left-field seats of the Polo ...
MAYBE IT'S TIME TO BREAK UP THE METS
Obviously, too, the Mets had the manager of the year in Gil Hodges, who has fitted his players together so well that everyone feels he is a part of the team.
NEVER PUMPKINS AGAIN
About the same time Al Weis, a man who hits a home run about as often as Gil Hodges smiles during a World Series game, thought again about the homer that ...
DESTINY'S WHIPPING BOYS
"A third catcher is the sort of luxury I don't believe I can afford," Manager Gil Hodges said. "But Don may solve the problem for me. He's a good catcher.".
LOS ANGELES DODGERS
Gil Hodges is magic around first base and may hit 90 home runs over that friendly left-field wall. Carl Furillo, who has hit .300 for more years than he cares to ...