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WALTER ALSTON'S SCHOOL FOR BOYS
The manager of the Dodgers, a former high school instructor and still a teacher at heart, gives his pitchers paper work.
STRONG, SILENT, ENDURING
Walter Emmons Alston is a strong man of slow movements and long silences. At 62 his body is still thick and muscular, and although he moves a little stiffly, it is ...
The name of the man is Alston
Koufax, yes; Wills, yes; but it was Walter who won the pennant
The trouble with Walter
Burdened with an overrated team and a Miltown personality, the Dodger manager has become a target of opportunity for every critic
The Left Arm Of God
He was a consummate artist on the mound, the most dominant player of his time, yet he shunned fame and always put team above self. On the field or off, Sandy Koufax was pitcher perfect
AN INFUSION OF FRESH DODGER-BLUE BLOOD
Being his team's first new manager in almost a quarter century has put Walter Alston's replacement, Tom Lasorda, in seventh heaven. And he ...
(He has always suspected that Dodgers manager Walter Alston chose him to start Aaron's potential record-setting game for exactly that reason.).
SOME KIDS MAKE A SAD MAN HAPPY
On the cover of this week's issue Ted Sizemore is the young man on the immediate right of Walter Alston, the manager of the Dodgers. The smile on Alston's face ...
STRESS, STRAIN AND PAIN
I walked off the mound and met Walter Alston coming out of the dugout. 'You better get somebody,' I told him. 'I just hurt my arm.' " Steve Busby was 25 and in ...
LOS ANGELES DODGERS: Turmoil at the top and on the field
The Dodgers have a leaky defense, a shortage of starting pitchers and a palace intrigue. Steady Walter Alston faces a formidable task in preventing the team from slipping to third