Sport: June Hunt

The first time 17-year-old Bob Hansen stepped into the pitcher's box for his Central Valley (N.Y.) high-school team this season, the bases were loaded. He calmly struck out the next three men. Then he pitched two no-hit, no-run games and struck out 34 batters in the process. They were his 26th and 27th victories in a row. So a nice man from the Chicago Cubs breezed into Bob's home town, the sleepy little Hudson River hamlet of Harriman, just ahead of a nice man from the New York Yankees.

It was a violation of baseball's written code for them to talk to...

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