Sport: Talking Trouble

Life in Brooklyn was tough enough for the Dodgers' fireballing pitcher, Don Newcombe. His good right arm ached all summer long and the doctors could find little wrong; opposition batters were beginning to tag him, and he wound up the 1957 season with a dismal record of eleven victories and twelve defeats. He was almost ready to believe the unkind critics who maintained that he lost his stuff in the clutch. Then things got worse. The Dodgers moved to Los Angeles, and Big Newk (6 ft. 4 in.) began to worry himself witless over...

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