The Expos have been wheeling and dealing like penny stock promoters in the past few weeks, but they feel two of the deals have produced blue-chip performers and a third swap could be a bonus. Starting out with 30 players considered expendable by ten established teams, the Canadian club now owns three men who were
You know something special is happening when fans bypass exits, parking lots, and taverns to head straight to the advance ticket windows and beg for more. That was the scene in Montreal on April 14 when they lined up to buy more ducats seconds after the Expos had brought big league baseball to Montreal, by
The San Francisco Giants paid a visit to Chavez Ravine to renew their rivalry with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Times had changed since the clubs last met in September. The Dodgers closed that series with a 15-5 rout over the Giants en route to a world’s championship. The Giants took little consolation that they won
Street & Smith’s: While speculation sizzles on how much damage the loss of Sandy Koufax will inflict on the Dodgers, let’s just suppose they had been without him last year. The Dodgers, winning the pennant by four and a half games, won 101, lost 61, Koufax either won or lost in all except five of
The upbeat Ernie Banks is widely known for saying “let’s play two!”, and that’s what the 9,570 in attendance at Wrigley Field received on a perfect summer afternoon in Chicago. Banks’ home run off Vern Law in the fourth appeared to be enough for a rejuvenated Larry Jackson who blanked the Bucs through eight innings.
The Pirates have decided not to put Bill Mazeroski on the 30-day disabled list. When he broke a small bone in his right foot, March 25, doctors said then he’d have the foot in a cast five to six weeks. It will take another week to ten days for Maz to strengthen the foot and