Publisher's Letter: Dear TIME-Reader


Roy Campanella, whose impish, pudgy pan grins at you from the cover of a current magazine noted for its jinxing powers, today hammered the hex into the left-field bleachers with two down and two on in the ninth to give the Brooks an 11-10 tingler . . .

THUS New York Daily News Sportswriter Dick Young last week reported the victory over Milwaukee that moved the Brooklyn Dodgers 15 ½ games out in front in the National League race. Actually, the myth of the TIME sports-cover jinx has never been more than just a myth since it first started back in the...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!