Sport: Troubled Champs

The New York Yankees—among ball clubs the royalty and far-out winners of the 1958 American League pennant—faced up scornfully one afternoon last week to aging (35) Hoyt Wilhelm, knuckleball pitcher for the seventh-place Baltimore Orioles and long since cast off by the Giants, -Cardinals and Indians. Wilhelm, who had won only two games all season, thereupon pitched to just 28 batters and shut out the Yanks in a 1-o no-hitter.

Off the field the Yanks were also in trouble. Pitcher Ryne Duren and Coach Ralph Houk brawled at a champagne party celebrating the Yanks' pennant won last week. The squabble was patched...

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