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Julia Vitullo-Martin, J. Robert Moskin - 1994 - Preview
|Sam Dodsworth's boss (to whom he had sold his car company) trying to |
discourage him from quitting the business and traveling to see the great works of
Europe ... John D. Rockefeller, Jr., financier (Time, July 21, 1941) BEST "The best
ballplayer's the one who doesn't think he made good. He keeps trying to
|NE OF THE best baseball stories of this or perhaps any other day comes from Dr. |
Victor Heiser, who tells it in his popular and exciting book entitled An American ...
One day, on a lonely trail, he heard yells behind him that made his hair stand up.
.... You must keep on bettering your record. I'm not trying to discourage anyone
with real ability from getting into professional baseball. ... A good ballplayer
keeps in training physically, and that's something for the businessman to think
|QuotationsBook.com. - Peale, Norman Vincent There just isn't any pleasing some |
people. The trick is to stop trying. - Rosenberg, Joel The best ballplayer's the one
who doesn't think he made good. He keeps trying to convince you. - Stengel ...
|No one's suggesting that Davis doesn't measure up to Knight. ... In fact, there's no |
reason to think he has said anything at all until you notice that every player has
turned and is now loping toward Davis. ... Quickly, he returns to an upright
position, his point made. ... You look around and try to imagine how different this
scene would be if Knight were still lU's man. .... Treloar explains that he and
Davis had done such a good job of grooming ballplayers that some of their best
players were ...
|HOW TO MAKE GOOD LANDINGS BYTOMBENENSON PHOTOGRAPHY BY |
PAUL BOWEN he was pregnant Very ... But once pilots get license in hand, they
forgo the practice that would keep them sharp. ... But when you think you've
reached the runway and you're off by five feet and you prematurely run out of lift,
word's going ... We convince ourselves it is, since landing seems to be the one
maneuver that most often delays a student from soloing. ... But I couldn't help
wanting to try it.
|"He vigorously tries to persuade the management that his people are good at |
what they're doing. ... The telephone is Leibner's microphone, and it's a shame
there isn't a camera, for he doesn't just talk, he emotes. ... If someone has labored
in the vineyards and has the ability that you think they have, then you don't leave
the rest of their career to chance. ... He's not only made his wife a partner ("She's
a stabilizing influence," says one client), but he's given space in his Columbus
|It used to be that I could feast in glory on nothing more than good statistics — the .|
388 Ted Williams hit in 1957, the 104 ... exactly what I was trying to do in Seattle.
... After his second great fall in 1955 when he was fired a year after he won the
World Series, he became, by dint of ... that I became convinced that Leo's savvy
made him not only the best manager in baseball but also someone very close to
... writer even worse than a ballplayer who doesn't want to give you 100% every
|Stadium roulette: No-hit pitcher Dave Righetti (top left) goes to the bullpen; |
battered Andre Robertson (top right) tries to ... The puppet question remains open
. "He pays the salary," Berra said. "You listen to him. What the heck. He's got
rights. ... in St. Petersburg, Florida, rookie manager Dave Johnson was doing his
best to prove that he was — as advertised — an ... one asked. "What's the starting
rotation?" asked another. thing of a legend, doesn't go around quoting Dave
Johnson, but ...
|Even the languid breeze, scented with mustard and tanning oil, seems ready for |
a nap on the beach. "You're a liar! ... curses Andrea Peyser, a banty New York
Post reporter covering the Mets' rape scandal and the ballplayers-and-bimbos
beat. ... "Real good." I" 11 1 HE NEXT DAY> TME METS BAR •• I •• "non-sports
reporters" from I the stadium — as if reporters, I not rape .... Best case, someone
different carries the club each game; worst case, a lot of vets never equals a lot of
|"We made art together," Bergeron told Blacke, and they all laughed. ... Only one |
Richmond walks the earth, of course, but we're convinced, after talking to dozens
of people who have known him, that for ... "He was one of the best we had," says
Meade Esposito, boss of the Brooklyn Democrats. ... As a congressman and the
only urban member of the House Committee on Agriculture, he did good work
reforming and ... "You want to know what I think is the story of Freddie Richmond?