Baseball: The Weeks That Were

Baseball's first two weeks usually fig ure to be a throwaway. But not this year:

> San Francisco's wondrous Willie Mays, the game's highest-paid player (at $105,000), seemed to be bucking for a raise. In nine games, Mays hit seven home runs — which put him (let's see now) 15 games ahead of Babe Ruth's pace in 1927.

> The Philadelphia Phillies won six out of seven games — a feat that defied his tory. No other team had lost 100 games a season so many times (14); only the nouveaux Mets and Colts...

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