A Headache for a Headliner

Aug. 14, 1961
Aug. 14, 1961

Table of Contents
Aug. 14, 1961

Murray Rose
Motor Sports
Pro Football
Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

A Headache for a Headliner

With a finality no umpire could question, San Francisco's star, Willie Mays, was tagged out one night last week—squarely between the eyes. Trying to advance from first to third on a teammate's single, Willie overreached himself, turned back frantically to find Dodger Second Baseman Charlie Neal waiting with the ball. Neal's play was within the rules (it could be argued that Mays hit the ball with his skull) but it left Willie stunned and with a swelled head.

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