Letters, Aug. 8, 1977

Pride in Carew

To the Editors:

Proud! That's how I feel being a Minnesotan. Rod Carew [July 18] is one of the reasons.

Louise Ingebritson St. Paul

Your article on Rod Carew kept asserting that he had never received the recognition he deserved. For eleven years we fans have been putting him in the All-Stars games' starting lineups. Millions recognize him as the finest hitter since Clemente; it's the baseball writers who have neglected him.

Jon Solomon Chapel Hill, N. C.

Rod Carew isn't a star; he's a living legend.

Andy Sims Waukesha, Wis.

Rod Carew...

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