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William Leggett

All William Leggett Stories

Dec. 12, 1960

BIG TEN

The national championship team and three outstanding members of the victorious U.S. Olympic basketball squad add special interest to this conference race, ...

Oct. 03, 1960

Bang went Bullet

In two magnificent bursts, Bullet Hanover rewarded his driver with a third Jug victory

March 14, 1960

SCREWBALLS FIRST AND LAST

Last saturday afternoon in the Los Angeles smog before 55,237 people, C. V. Whitney's Tompion ran himself right into a favorite's position for this year's ...

March 20, 1967

Stanley, the general manager

The best ballplayer ever to become top dog in a front office laughs, does card tricks, signs autographs and—oh, yes—waxes optimistic

Oct. 29, 1973

MUTINY AND A BOUNTY

Despite a disgruntled crew and a deserting skipper, Oakland won the swag in a tempestuous World Series.

Aug. 22, 1983

All grownup, places to go

Late-bloomer Play Fellow wasn't late to the finish in the Travers

Oct. 04, 1976

Youth will have its day

...BUT NOT LAST SATURDAY AS A PAIR OF FLEET AND FANCY 3-YEAR-OLD CHAMPIONS WERE WELL THRASHED IN THE BELDAME BY A GOOD OLD GIRL NAMED PROUD DELTA

May 26, 1975

CBS WINS AT THE RACES

In most years the running of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness signified that the network television viewers' racing season was two-thirds ...

Aug. 10, 1970

A second, without any motion

It has been a good season for Wes Parker and the Dodgers, but the team is locked solidly into the runner-up spot. Wait till next year

May 16, 1966

A DYING TEAM SCREAMS FOR HELP

Off to the worst start in their history, the New York Yankees, once cold-blooded champions of the American League, fired Manager Johnny Keane last week and  ...

March 22, 1976

HE SENDS THEM OUT OF THIS WORLD

It would be logical to expect that anyone who had a $4 million telephone bill in 1975 and has already transmitted a 1976 spring-training game ...

May 09, 1977

FOR THE MOMENT, ON THE SCENT OF ROSES

Come Kentucky Derby Day, the chestnut colt may be thoroughly outclassed by Seattle Slew, but until then the owners of the Blue Grass victor ...

April 17, 1978

THE DERBY IS OLD HAT AT CALUMET

There are no oil paintings of Triple Crown winners Whirlaway and Citation on the living room walls; no trophies from the Kentucky Derby, ...