Jim Cosman, the jolly big guy from Nashville who pitched two starts as a replacement for injured Ray Washburn, returned to the minors. The righthander, bothered by control problems went to the Mets’ Jacksonville (International) club on loan as part of the deal whereby the Cardinals acquired reliever Jack Lamabe.
Jim Cosman is determined to take a whack at any suggestion if it will help keep him in the big leagues. When the big righthander checked into St. Louis on June 24, pitching coach Billy Muffett told him about a dream he had the night before. Muffett said he had dreamed that Cosman had gone
Ray Wasburn’s thirteenth start of the season turned out to be hexed. Although he was credited with a 3-2 victory over the Dodgers, June 21, the Cardinal right-hander was sidelined for about four weeks because of a thumb injury he suffered in the game. And as if the geared-up Redbirds, winners in 14 of their
Outfielder Ted Savage was so angry at being dropped from the Cardinal varsity at the May 10 deadline that he smashed his ukulele in the visitors’ clubhouse at Forbes Field in Pittsburgh. But Savage was happier later when he wound up with the Cubs. “If nobody wants you, what’s the use of going back to