Sport: Bull Rampant

One relief pitcher touts a comic strip featuring a zany resembling himself. The first baseman is renowned for raising hell and racing thoroughbreds. The second and third basemen are hosts of a radio show. Other players dabble in transcendental meditation. But none of that for the single-minded leftfielder who gets his kicks from brutalizing a baseball with a 36-oz. bat.

The kicks have been rapid-fire this season because no one is bashing the ball like Gregory Michael Luzinski, 24, of the Philadelphia Phillies. Called "Bull" in deference to his taurine power, Luzinski leads the National League in home runs, runs batted in,...

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