Sport: Sugar Bean, Formerly Gentle Ben

Everyone in baseball knows the main reason why the Pittsburgh Pirates are leading the National League's Eastern Division. Leftfielder Wilver Dornel Stargell is leading everyone in baseball in home runs and runs batted in. But why, exactly, is the lefthanded slugger hitting so well this season? Some say it's because the rightfield power alley in Pittsburgh's new Three Rivers Stadium is 23 ft. shorter than it was in Forbes Field, the Pirates' old home. Others explain that Willie is using a new bludgeon of a bat that is four ounces heavier and two...

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