Sport: A Third for Sandy

The Dodgers were in the doldrums. All spring long, Los Angeles' world champions had been mired deep in the second division. Their fielding was sloppy, their hitting spotty. The biggest disappointment of all was Pitcher Sandy Koufax, 28, whose golden left arm accounted for 25 victories in 1963. Sandy was having arm trouble. He had won only five games, while losing four, and Manager Walter Alston even demoted him briefly to the bullpen.

Last week, against the league-leading Philadelphia Phillies, Sandy roared back to demonstrate that the scorer's K still stands for Koufax. In nine innings, he faced only 27 men—the absolute...

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