Sport: Reggie and the Rookie

Lessons in "copability" and how to pull the wagon

They first met, recalls the rookie, in the shower. "It was spring training a year ago. He looked at me kind of funny, and I said, 'Hello, I'm Wally Joyner.' "

The California Angels do have a funny way of looking at youth. Don Sutton, 41, still pitches. Bob Boone, 38, still catches. From Pitcher Ken Forsch, 39, to Second Baseman Bobby Grich, 37, one could go on for quite a while in this varicose vein. But it is probably enough to say that Jimmie Reese, the Angels' "conditioning coach," is 80 and used to room with Babe Ruth. And the...

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