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DODGERS ON THE SET

March 14, 1960
March 14, 1960

Table of Contents
March 14, 1960

Coming Events
Gun Dogs
  • In two classic field events the nation's top bird dogs proved to record galleries of spectators that even bad weather cannot discourage champions

Nation's Best
Boxing
Baseball
Food
Stag Party
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

DODGERS ON THE SET

These three members of the world-champion Los Angeles Dodgers have a new answer to the spring training camp question, "What'd you do over the winter?" They were TV actors.

This is an article from the March 14, 1960 issue

Pitcher Don Drysdale drew some relatively happy roles; he portrayed a fast-draw trail rider for ABC's Lawman and a lady-killing ballplayer for CBS's The Millionaire. Outfielder Wally Moon, as a marshal on NBC's Wagon Train, and Pitcher Sandy Koufax, as a cavalryman on ABC's Colt 45, drew rougher scripts. Both get shot—perhaps just in time to let them get back to their baseball.

PHOTOMARSHAL WALLY MOON GETS NBC SLUGPHOTOONE OF FASTEST GUNS IN NATIONAL LEAGUE, DON DRYSDALE PITCHES ABC LEADPHOTOAS A DON JUAN FOR CBS, DRYSDALE RETREATS FROM A BRANDISHED TROPHYPHOTOCAVALRY'S KOUFAX CAN SMILE HERE-ABC SHOOTS HIM DEAD LATER