All William Leggett Stories
Four teams have a good chance to win, and though all their coaches politely decline the role of favorite, PRINCETON is the logical choice. Four returning starters ...
THE DESPERATE CHASE
One of baseball's famed clichés is the cry of the team that is almost out of the race : "We've got to win 'em all." This is what the Cardinals were saying ...
The 19th horse
After a winless season, Joe O'Brien's Blaze Hanover took the biggest prize of all
Bang went Bullet
In two magnificent bursts, Bullet Hanover rewarded his driver with a third Jug victory
Very easy in eight
Montreal's strong Canadiens skated quickly off with their fifth consecutive Stanley Cup
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 ...
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
TIGHTENING-UP AT 'THE FENS'
The Boston Red Sox have given up their gorilla offense in that compact thrill house known as Fenway Park. In its place is a snappy new ...
MUTINY AND A BOUNTY
Despite a disgruntled crew and a deserting skipper, Oakland won the swag in a tempestuous World Series.
COURT-MARTIAL FOR A GENERAL
Commissioner Bill Eckert announced his own sentence to the press, then stepped aside as baseball began searching for a new image.
SHE CAN HANDLE THIS FIELD
It is rare for television to allow an unknown to work sporting events on camera in any market, let alone a major one. Local station managers ...
Way to ride 'em, Cowboy!
Aloma's Ruler and young Jack Kaenel moseyed off with the Preakness
THE SHOE THAT FINALLY FIT
Gallant Man's overwhelming Belmont Stakes victory proved one thing about the 1957 harvest of expensively bred and extensively raced 3-year-olds—that ...
THE MEN WHO FIRE MANAGERS
'Then I'll get the other pup,' Irving Berlin sang, 'the guy that gets the bugler up....' In baseball, when things go wrong, the manager gets the blame, but if you want ...
POISED FOR THE GOLDEN MOMENT
Now begins the final assault by Henry Aaron on Ruth's home-run record in a season that brings a controversial new ball but plenty of energy for ...
HENRY RAPS ONE FOR HISTORY
A single up the middle brought the Atlanta Braves' Henry Aaron his 3000th hit and a mile-high milestone in a fabulous hitting career that after ...
A WINNER KEPT UNDER WRAPS
Of the 70 Triple Crown events that the Columbia Broadcasting System has telecast since 1951 none ever received as much acclaim from racing ...