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One Man's Way to Reach the Summit
Climber James McCarthy picks the tough spots on easy hills near home to prepare himself for real tests on big mountains of the world
Lost In History
From 1929 to 1931, the Philadelphia A's were the best team in baseball, with four future Hall of Famers and a lineup that dominated Babe Ruth's legendary Yankees. So why hasn't anyone heard of them?
The Master List
The 50 greatest sports figures of the century from each of the 50 states
Ghosts Of Mississippi Forty years ago a courageous college president defied a court order barring Mississippi State from integrated competition and sent his team to face black players in the NCAA tournament
as Howell had been four years earlier. Their gregarious, Mississippi-born coach, a diminutive former fuel oil dealer named. James Harrison (Babe) McCarthy, ...
Charles Barkley is celebrated on buses in Phoenix, on basketball courts across the nation and in ads around the world
Bouquets for Babe and his Bailey
All because of ex-salesman Babe McCarthy and lanky Bailey Howell, Mississippi State may win its first conference title—and also nullify an unwritten law
SPRAY 'EM, PLAY 'EM
Kraus' longtime rock-climbing friend, New York attorney James P. McCarthy, recalls a day in the 1950s when the doctor's calendar of appointments indicated ...
4 Mississippi State
Not long after Mississippi State University hired James (Babe) McCarthy to coach its basketball team, students started bringing cowbells to the field house.
A WINNING LINEUP OF BASEBALL BOOKS IS HOT STUFF FOR THE HOT STOVE FAN
This year's volume is The Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract ... to which James's wife, Susan McCarthy, clearly contributed much effort as ...