Baseball: Wounded but Winning

Minnesota Twins Manager Sam Mele felt pretty much like that great Peanuts Pitcher-Manager Charlie Brown after a hard day on the mound. Outfielder Bob Allison was playing with a hairline fracture of the right wrist. Outfielder Tony Oliva was nursing a chipped knuckle in his right hand. Catcher Earl Battey had a strained back. Worse still, Ace Pitcher Camilo Pascual had to go to the hospital for surgery on torn muscles in his right arm pit. And then, last week —good grief! First Baseman Harmon Killebrew, Mele's star player—he is tied for the league lead in home runs (22)...

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