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WALTER ALSTON'S SCHOOL FOR BOYS
Each day or night, as the Dodgers added victory after victory to their fast-breaking getaway, until they had achieved a modern major league record of 10, one ...
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
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 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
The name of the man is Alston
Koufax, yes; Wills, yes; but it was Walter who won the pennant
'HOW TO DO IT AGAIN'
Each afternoon after practice in Dodgertown, the converted Air Force base in Vero Beach, Fla. where the Brooklyn Dodgers train, Manager Walter Alston and his ...
SUBJECT: DON NEWCOMBE
He was referring to his famous run-in with Manager Walter Alston in May. "I wanted to play," he said. "I didn't do much to help the club last year. I had a bad arm.
DODGERS IN A DOGFIGHT
There have been hundreds of explanations for the failure of last season, a great many of them having to do with Manager Walter Alston, who has been accused ...
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
THEY MAY HAVE BEEN A HEADACHE BUT THEY NEVER WERE A BORE
Walter Alston came to me in the 1965 season and we got to talking about how Maury was tough to handle, and we conceived the idea of making Maury captain ...