Showing 1 - 10 of 12 Stories for Robert Creamer
YANKS VS. BRAVES
For the first time in a decade, a western team carries the National League's hopes into the World Series. And a new era is here.
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
NOTHING STOPPED THE DODGERS
Now that it is all over and the Los Angeles Dodgers have won the National League pennant and have nothing more to worry about except beating the New York ...
A SALUTE TO THE FAN
Of all the games played in the world, baseball is most completely a fan's game. Other sports have spectators, but a spectator is not the same thing as a fan. A fan ...
Old Stonefingers—best show around Boston in years
Dick Stuart has captured Back Bay, sort of, by hitting home runs, fumbling ground balls and running his own TV sports program
THE PITCHER WHO COULD WIN THE SERIES
Whitey Ford looks like a little boy, but he's big enough to win the World Championship.
Big Willie's private war with Cousin Don
The very sight of Don Drysdale turns Willie McCovey of the Giants from an erratic power hitter into Paul Bunyan with a baseball bat
The night the Dodgers got the monkey off their back
Often accused of going into a drugged slumber when the Giants come to town, the Dodgers beat their hated rivals in a critical game and took a big step toward erasing memories of that humiliating '62 collapse
THE THIRD PANEL OF AN EARL WEAVER TRIPTYCH IS WELL WORTH PERUSING
Here we go into the second straight baseball season without Earl Weaver on the scene as a manager, a state of affairs that leaves the ...
DOES A CURVEBALL CURVE? YESSIREE, SAYS A FOND HISTORIAN OF THAT PITCH
Louis D. Rubin Jr. is a respected member of the Southern literary establishment. He is a University Distinguished Professor of English at North ...