Forum, Sep. 8, 1975

Charlie Finley, Fair or Foul

To the Editors:

How can you devote a cover story [Aug. 18] to the robber baron of our national pastime? The way Charlie Finley can save baseball is to get out of it.

Edward G. Sell II

Hickory, N.C.

Charlie O. Finley is an exciting, successful, dynamic genius.

Anne T. O'Neil

Chicago

Charlie Finley is arrogant, obstinate, contrary, repulsive and shifty, but if he could transform the 1960 Kansas City Athletics into the Oakland team of 1972, 1973, 1974 and possibly 1975, imagine what he could do for the financial woes of...

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