Sport: Stengel's Staff

There was nothing surprising about the scores; the New York Yankees were supposed to beat their kissin' cousins, the Kansas City Athletics—even if the A's were in second place. Still, there was something special about the doubleheader that dragged through a damp afternoon and evening at Yankee Stadium last week. For those two games told the story of American League baseball in the summer of 1958: when Yankee hitters were hot, their pitchers held off the opposition and they breezed home (10-2). When Yankee hitters were helpless, their pitchers held off the opposition and they squeezed home (2-1). Whatever the bats...