People: May 24, 1968

No one doubts his strong right arm, but was that a softball Leopold Stokowski, 86, hefted in Manhattan's Central Park? It was. Stokie, conductor of the American Symphony Orchestra, is an old hand at the game. He patiently drilled his musicians for the day when he could talk his neighbors, the New York Philharmonic, into a friendly match. So there he was zinging in the first ball while Umpire Skitch Henderson scrutinized his style. Even though the Philharmonic had a ringer in sometime triangle player George Plimpton, Stokowski's sluggers drummed out a 15-10...

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