Baseball: Sad Day for Sandy

Los Angeles fans were ready to forgive and forget. So what if the Dodgers tied for sixth place last year. That was a fluke. Now Johnny Podres was fogging in fastballs the way he used to in the old Brooklyn days. Leftfielder Tommy Davis, whose batting average plummeted to .275 last year, was hitting like Babe Ruth in the Grapefruit League. Maury Wills was stealing every base in sight, tied down or not. And how about Sandy Koufax? "My arm feels perfect," proclaimed Lefthander Koufax, who celebrated by pitching two complete games and striking out 15. Bookmakers installed the...

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