Letters: Aug. 17, 1998


It was a pleasure to read about the resurgence of baseball and home-run hitters Ken Griffey Jr., Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa [SPORT, July 27]. As a lifetime fan of baseball, I have more trouble enjoying this great game as its keepers continue to try to destroy it. I do have one complaint. Your list of the leading Cy Young award winners for best pitcher showed Steve Carlton winning four of them with St. Louis. While Carlton started his career with the Cardinals, his greatest success came with the Philadelphia Phillies. I know because at times he was the...

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