Baseball: Hero's Encore

"The worst thing about being in the limelight," says Pitcher Bob Gibson of the St. Louis Cardinals, "is trying to go somewhere and enjoy yourself for a little while without being bothered. Your steak gets cold and your drink gets flat, and you can't even go to the rest room without someone asking for an autograph." Moreover, he adds, "Ninetynine out of a hundred people I meet want to talk about only one thing, baseball, and that doesn't make for very interesting conversation. Just suppose, for example, that you were a garbage...