Cincinnatus, who lends his name to an Ohio city, was a peaceable Roman most of the time. But when obliged to defend the right, he would rear up and swap smites with anybody. Of a similar stripe are the Reds of Cincinnati, a baseball club dedicated to plenty of justice and fair play, especially for themselves. Catching the umpires in some intolerable miscalculations in Milwaukee last week, Billy Martin and Pete Whisenant sallied ferociously from the dugout to set things aright. But neither Martin's bellowing nor Whisenant's bat moved the officials—except to toss both men out of the ball game.
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May 2, 1960
- EDITORIAL 13
The week of May 1 to 7 has been designated by President Eisenhower as National Youth Fitness Week, and the happy family shown at right is making its own special and significant contribution to it. They have been chosen by Sports Illustrated and Bonnie Prudden to introduce a new program that will help American parents to build a fit generation of children right in their own home—from babyhood on
'A Thoroughbred come back'