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LEO DUROCHER IS NO LONGER MANAGER OF THE GIANTS. LAST SUNDAY HIS CAREER CAME TO A NORMAL, SPECTACULAR CLOSE
Bill Rigney had been Leo Durocher's heir apparent since 1954 when he ended his quiet major league career (eight years of journeyman in-fielding for the New ...
LEO'S BUMS RAP FOR THE CUBS
Their manager is Leo (the Lip) Durocher, who a dozen years ago was considered too rambunctious for the job by Phil Wrigley, the Cub owner. The Cubs have a ...
1954 & Its Sportsman: Roger Bannister
The year brought shining performances in a host of sports, but the electrifying running of history's first four-minute miler—a man of no fanfare—made him year's pre-eminent man of sport
What team is that? The Cubs? Third place?
It was hard to believe, especially after last year's 10th place finish behind everybody in the National League, including the Mets, but Leo Durocher's mostly youthful Cubs are playing fiery baseball, and they're winning
Rose's Grim Vigil
As gambling charges—and the media—engulfed him, Pete Rose awaited his fate
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT
Newspaper stories said Manager Leo Durocher was feuding with Club Owner Horace Stoneham. Perhaps the stories were true; perhaps they were not ...
A TALE OF TWO MEN AND ONE CITY
"I'm watching Ernie on this interview one day," says Bob Kennedy, one of Banks' former managers, "and suddenly from out of nowhere he says, 'Leo Durocher is ...
The Laughing Season
It's banquet time, and across the land sports heroes are being honored in proceedings that somehow seem almost unbearably hilarious
LEO TOOK 50 YEARS TO ADMIT HE'S SWEET, AND NICE GUYS CAN FINISH FIRST
Did you know that beneath the fiery exterior Leo Durocher presents to the world there beats a heart of mush? I confess that I didn't, but after ...