Showing 1 - 10 of 249 Stories for Leigh Montville
Farewell, Teddy Ballgame
With the death of Ted Williams, the author reflects on encounters with the Splendid Splinter over half a century
Jamie Irving's baseball cleats are the one giveaway of his unique ability. Look first at his right foot and you notice the telltale sign that Irving, ...
21 BILL RUSSELL
You wonder why the rapid-fire film montages of the '60s almost never show Bill Russell. The music of the Beatles always is played in the ...
36 DON KING
He is a storm on the horizon as he approaches. Local weathermen should have a symbol for boxing impresario Don King, maybe a little circle ...
26 OLGA KORBUT
She was 85 pounds of pigtailed detente, flipping her way into the American consciousness. The Iron Curtain parted just a bit in August and ...
I REALLY BLEW THIS ONE
Dinner is finished. My mother is in the kitchen washing dishes. My father sits in his favorite chair in the living room, reading the evening paper.
A Gift from On High
On his remarkable journey through life, Manute Bol played even bigger than his height
Wide to the Right, Forever
The memory of the kick he missed in the Super Bowl is something Scott Norwood is learning to live with
LARRY...THANK YOU FOR 13 GREAT SEASONS
Larry Bird, legend You wanted the parquet floor to be cleared. What would be the problem? Ask the dignitaries and family members to walk to ...