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Strokes Of Genius

May 11, 2009
May 11, 2009

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May 11, 2009

GOLF PLUS
LEADING OFF
Inside: THE WEEK IN SPORTS
SLIDE SHOW
KENTUCKY DERBY
NBA PLAYOFFS
  • If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs, then you are like Denver's Chauncey Billups, the most serene performer at the toughest times

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Strokes Of Genius

ON DISPLAY, a few of the world's sweetest lefty swings: Carl Yastrzemski in the World Series and Rod Carew getting his 3,000th hit. And when Ted Williams took a break from a crab dinner to demonstrate technique, even All-Stars like Wade Boggs and Don Mattingly—also lefty hitters—had to pay heed.

This is an article from the May 11, 2009 issue

PHOTOPhotograph by NEIL LEIFER, October 1967CARL YASTRZEMSKI (right)PHOTOPhotograph by RONALD C. MODRA, March 20, 1986TED WILLIAMS (top)PHOTOPhotograph by V.J. LOVERO, August 4, 1985ROD CAREW