Showing 1 - 10 of 26 Stories for Don Newcombe
The Name Is Yogi
Not even the unparalleled brilliance of Don Larson's perfect game could dim the World Series luster of the squat, unbeautiful Berra—ballplayer extraordinary
When former Dodger Don Newcombe began his pitching career at 16 with the 1943 Newark Eagles, the majors didn't interest him. "I never had ...
TRIUMPH of the SPIRIT
Three decades after his crippling accident, Roy Campanella is still getting the most out of life
THE PITCHER WHO COULD WIN THE SERIES
Don Larsen followed one well-pitched game with a terrible one. .... True, three men were doing the work of one (one like Don Newcombe, say), which is wasteful, ...
A pitcher with a lot of clout
Pittsburgh ace Ken Brett talks toughly and carries a big stick
THE MOODY TIGER OF THE REDS
Others"—significant pause—"play to hurt somebody." Shortly after being sold to the Reds, Don Newcombe said of Robinson: "I try to get along with all the guys ...
75 | Overshadowed by Don Newcombe and Carl Erskine, Podres did one thing neither hurler could: He clinched a title for the Brooklyn ...
Just A Decent Bloke
...until Ken Rosewall, a muscleless marvel of 37, grabs a racket. Then he carves up people
FOR LOVE AND MONEY
John Newcombe won in 1971 but was banned the following year ... when suddenly Kodes stopped and snarled at him, "Why don't you shut up!