When it comes time to consider the 1966 N.L. Rookie of the Year, the Giants’ Tito Fuentes has to be high on the list. He has classic company, stern challengers for the annual freshman trophy, in such National League eligibles as shortstop Sonny Jackson of the Astros, pitchers Don Sutton of the Dodgers and Larry
The St. Louis Cardinals have turned their season around like no other. After stumbling out of the gate after the All-Star Game with a six game skid, the Redbirds have won 24 of their next 29 games. St. Louis now stands only one game below the .500 mark, quite the accomplishment for a club that
Orlando Cepeda had received the starting nod at first base the last two games. It was a familiar yet strange place for Cepeda. He had starred for the Giants for years at the position before a knee injury obliterated his 1965 season. Cepeda had been shipped to left field to make room for Willie McCovey.