Baseball: Tiger Untamed

He stands with a permanent lopsided slouch, his left shoulder 1 in. higher than his right. He peers out at the world through one clear contact lens and one that is blue-tinted; he is simply too lazy to replace the other half of either pair. He is a Pepsi-Cola addict, but insists that he has kicked the habit: he drinks only ten 16-oz. bottles a day now instead of 15. He likes to read about J. Paul Getty, because he is so rich, and his hero is Frank Sinatra,...

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