A Letter From The Publisher: Jun. 10, 1966

THE prime purpose of journalism is to shed light. And our main medium for such illumination is the printed word. The words for this week's cover story on San Francisco Giants Pitcher Juan Marichal are those of Sport Writer Charles Parmiter, working with a good infield of correspondents, all under the editing eye of Senior Editor George Daniels. Parmiter's story sheds new light not only on the sport but also on the science and sociology of baseball.

Two components of the cover story clearly demonstrate another method of illumination: the graphic arts. One is...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!