Sport: Solid Substitute

When baseball's mightiest hitter, Ted Williams, shattered an elbow in the July All-Star game, the Boston Red Sox went on a glum search for a substitute leftfielder. The first man they tried, utility Outfielder Clyde Vollmer, was far from Ted's class. As the hard baseball saying goes, he couldn't even carry Williams' glove. Then scrawny (148 Ibs., 5 ft. 11 in.) Billy Goodman got a chance. It turned out that Billy could not only carry the Williams glove, he was pretty handy at hefting Williams' bat. This week, Billy Goodman's .360 batting average led...

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